In brief: Montclair’s Fishing Derby is this Saturday, July 20

Grab your fishing poles and bring your kids, July 20 is Montclair's Fishing Derby.

Lackawanna developers: Suit will delay Montclair’s new supermarket

Lackawanna developers have issued a statement on the Lackawanna suit.

Will going electric with leaf blowers ease the noise in Montclair?

Although Montclair bans the use of leaf blowers during the summer months, environmental commission officials said they field complaints of them being used all summer long. 
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Special education report sees rise in out-of-district-placements

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsAlthough the overall number of special education students dropped last school year, the district saw an increase in the number of students it sent out-of-district, and with it, an increase in money...

Denmark man visiting gardens honored for helping young boy who fell through Van Vleck...

A man from Denmark, who sprung into action after a 7-year-old boy climbed on top of the greenhouse at Van Vleck House and Gardens and fell through the glass last week, has been awarded the Life Saving Award by the Montclair Police Department.

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel feast downgraded, then canceled due to heat

Due to extreme heat conditions predicted for this weekend, the Mt. Carmel feast and procession have been canceled.

$100K clock allegedly stolen from Lackawanna Station

The theft of a clock reportedly valued at $100,000 from the former Pig & Prince restaurant located in the historic Lackawanna Plaza is being investigated by police.

Police report: Father who was allegedly murdered by son came to Montclair to help...

A father who was stabbed to death by his son had spent the night at his son’s Orange Road apartment in Montclair to “help take care of him,” according to reports provided by the Essex County Prosecutor's Office. 
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Transition concerns follow superintendent’s resignation

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsFear of what yet another transition in district leadership will mean for Montclair was an overall theme at the July 15 BOE meeting when members approved Superintendent Kendra Johnson’s resignation.When it came...

In brief: Bay Street night, weekend rates drop

The night and weekend hourly parking rate will go from $2 to $1 at the Bay Street parking deck.