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Letters to the editor, March 7

Music kept them good, young at heartThe Sultans of Swing band (1941-1945), managed by Bezhu Hays, was formed by Montclair teenagers who played sports in the neighborhood and loved music, around 1938.The band consisted...

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....

Letters to the editor, March 29

More on the marijuana legalization debate I was so glad to read Steve Coy’s rebuttal to Thomas Russo’s seemingly endless, repetitive, largely inaccurate, and obnoxiously self aggrandizing letters. Mr. Coy is correct. We will see marijuana...

Letters to the editor, Nov. 15

Montclair Republicans should speak upThis is a reply to John Van Wagner’s letter from the Oct. 25 Montclair Local. Mr. Van Wagner complains about Montclair Democrats’ hypocrisy for their claims of “inclusiveness and diversity”...

Letters to the editor, April 6

Giving thanks for a new senior center March 28, 2017, was an historic day for our Montclair seniors. The passing of Resolution R-17-090: Resolution to Affirm Commitment to Establish a Comprehensive Senior Center in Montclair...

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, May 23

Make driver's licenses more availableThis is about changing the requirements for a New Jersey state driver’s license. There are many people in New Jersey who are prevented from driving because they cannot show proof...

Letters to the editor, March 22

Why does Montclair Township ignore us? Since 2017, the residents of Nassau Road and Patton Place have been asking that the township replace our derelict curbs. Many of our homes have large pieces of the...

Letters to the editor, Aug. 24

No monuments to treason In January 1861, Robert E. Lee was a colonel in the United States Army. Jefferson Davis was a United States Senator and former Secretary of War. Both men had sworn an...

Letters to the editor, Oct. 24

Reasons to protestI am not a demonstrator. And when I do protest, my full presence is often interrupted by self-consciousness: sometimes it’s ambivalence about the cause, or a questioning of the effectiveness of demonstrating....