When it comes to lead, paint, not water, most likely the culprit in Montclair

Lead paint, not water, is the leading culprit to the higher levels of lead in some of Montclair’s children.

Montclair Police Blotter, Sept. 5

ROBBERY Thursday, Aug. 29—A pedestrian reported that while walking east on Glenridge Avenue in the area of Baldwin Street, a white sedan with New Jersey plates pulled alongside of him. A male exited the front...

Narcan access saving lives — Stronger drugs call for strong weapon

The number of Naloxone deployments used by police and EMS to reverse an overdose is on the rise. 
Kitchen fire

Kitchen fire forces temporary closure of Cuban Pete’s

A fire broke out in the kitchen at Cuban Pete's early Sunday evening, Sept. 1, causing the restaurant to close for the remainder of the day.All of the patrons were evacuated from the restaurant...
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Deputy Chief Frazzano headed to Marco Island PD

Tracy Frazzano, the first woman to be Montclair’s deputy chief of police, is leaving to become the first female chief of the police department in Marco Island, Fla.

Montclair Police Blotter, Aug. 29

VANDALISM Thursday, Aug. 22—The rear window to a vehicle parked on Oxford Street was broken. It is unknown what caused the window to break. Nothing was reported missing from the vehicle. BURGLARY/THEFT Thursday, Aug. 22—An employee of...

Montclair Police Blotter, Aug. 22

BURGLARY/THEFT Wednesday, Aug. 14—An Alexander Avenue resident reports that over an approximate two week period, two signs were stolen from his property. Saturday, Aug. 17—Sometime between 9:15 a.m. and 10:55 a.m., the cover to the passenger’s...

Montclair Police Blotter, Aug. 15

BURGLARY/THEFT Wednesday, Aug. 7—A visitor to the Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Ave., reported that $105 was removed from his wallet after temporarily leaving it unattended. Thursday, Aug. 8—An employee of Moso Café, 307 Orange...
Moms Demand Action

After recent shootings, anti-gun violence group calls for stricter laws, students to update mural...

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThree recent mass shootings Texas, Ohio and California are having a resonating effect in Montclair, including among residents advocating for stricter gun control measures and those attempting to memorialize those lost to...

Montclair Police Blotter, Aug. 8

BURGLARY/THEFT Tuesday, July 30—Police responded to a basement apartment on North Fullerton Avenue on a report of a burglary that occurred between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. The resident said $1,700 in cash was missing...