Letters to the Editor, Sept. 5

Focus on fighting poverty to beat achievement gap Poverty and resulting lower socioeconomic status — not racism in Montclair or its schools — remain the primary cause behind our local racial education achievement gap. Instead,...

Letters to the editor, Aug. 29

Local should do better on police blotterIn the police blotter published Aug. 22, your paper notes the following: Sunday, Aug. 16 – silver Nissan Maxima left the Crescent Park Deck without paying. The driver is...

Letters to the editor, Aug. 22

Payne in the ICEIt has been a while since we’ve heard from Representative Donald Payne (D-District 10) on the crisis of immigration policy.On May 30, 2018, his office released a statement calling the Trump...

Letters to the editor, Aug. 15

Remembering a class actJuly 6 marked the birthday of one of Montclair's most talented and world-renowned daughters, yet almost no one in Montclair today remembers Dorothy Kirsten.Born in 1910, Kirsten, a glamorous blonde, was...

Letters to the editor, Aug. 8

22 Lackawanna litigationI think it will be a loss of money to the town to bring a lawsuit to 22 Lackawanna Development. There were 14 hearings and I attended most of them. It was...

Letters to the editor, Aug. 1

Let’s consider parking in MontclairOn June 20, Montclair Local reported in a story about parking permits being at such a premium in Montclair that people are forging them.Parking Authority Director Gary Obszarny told township...

Letters to the editor, July 25

Not the town it was when we moved hereWe've been living here now for over 11 years, and we've enjoyed the benefits of a vibrant, culturally diverse small city that managed, in many ways,...

Letters to the editor, July 18

Dismayed by sudden turnaround on councilwoman BaskervilleIt was dismaying to read about the behind-the-scenes move within the town council to reverse its position on electing Councilwoman Renée Baskerville to be deputy mayor, after the...

Letter to the editor, July 11

Israel Cronk for BID Executive DirectorIsrael Cronk took over the Montclair Center Business Improvement District and totally re-energized it. The BID became a real presence in town, with activities, events, promotions, improved physical space....

Letter to the editor, July 3

Jail is ‘rotten profiting’The recent editorial in the Newark Star-Ledger entitled "Jail Run by Democrats Is Even Too Cruel for ICE" is a deservedly scathing indictment of both the immigrant detention system in Essex...