Montclair Athletics: MSU Hall of Fame football, baseball coach Fred Hill dies at 84

Legendary Rutgers University baseball coach Fred Hill Sr., who also spent seven years at Montclair State University, died on Saturday, March 2. He was 84.

In brief: Council approves stairwell replacement bond

The Montclair Township Council voted to approve a bond ordinance to pay for staircase repairs at Montclair High School March 5.The $2,031,000 bond covers the demolition and replacement of four staircases, the asbestos removal...
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In brief: Montclair to increase crossing guards

The Montclair Police Department is seeking school crossing guards to work two to four hours per day, according to assignments.The number of school crossing guards will increase by 10 to 60 total.Crossing guards regulate...

News in brief: ArtPride People’s Choice awards announced, Montclair wins eight

Montclair won eight awards in the annual People's Choice Awards sponsored by and ArtPride, out of 115 nominees.

All write now: writing is a numbers game

Writing is a numbers, game, writes Steph Auteri in the latest "All Write Now." Want to get published? Send out queries and manuscripts, over and over.


Earlier this week, we reported on the plans for the Montclair parklets  this summer. A “parklet” – a mini-temporary park that can fit in any on-street parking space – offers a quiet spot for people to...

Purim is a carnival of identity

The Jewish holiday of Purim investigates identity. Purim carnivals will take place this Sunday, March 17; the holiday begins Wednesday.
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Town extends no-knock down moratorium another 30 days

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsMontclair officials today, March 15, extended its halt on issuing demolition permits on one, two, three and four family homes.Officials first issued the moratorium on Feb. 15 due to public outcry...

Montclair bond ordinance includes street paving, ambulance rebuild

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair wants to re-pave and re-curb several of its streets, buy new segways for the Montclair Police Department, rebuild an ambulance and some snow plows, and buy new trucks for the Department...