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United Way transfers ownership to NJCC

The United Way has transferred ownership of the Mills Building on South Fullerton Avenue to New Jersey Community Capital (NJCC).
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New tricks for Halloween 2020, under COVID-19

Some Halloween events are canceled this year, but others are on, as Montclairians find ways to celebrate the spooky day.

Judge gives rent control opponents more time to cure petition

A New Jersey Superior Court has extended rent-control petitioners’ 10-day period to “cure” the signatures on their petition to force Montclair to put rent control to a public vote.
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Judy Weston leaves a legacy of scholars

Judy Weston, who died earlier this month at the age of 87, leaves behind a legacy of education through the Weston Science Scholars.

Quiet Montclair Group pushes to silence blowers through education, alternatives

This spring, as Peter Holm settled into a routine at home, he became increasingly aware of the constant parade of gas-powered leaf blowers buzzing outside his window.
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School reopening plans cause concerns for parents, teachers

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsOngoing frustrations over the Montclair schools’ reopening plan and a perceived lack of transparency and communication from the district took center stage at the Oct. 19 Board of Education meeting.After first announcing...
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COVID-19: Nonessential travel discouraged as cases, deaths continue to rise

New Jersey residents are advised to avoid all nonessential out-of-state travel and to exercise caution at indoor gatherings, as hospitalizations, deaths and the statewide positivity rate of COVID-19 continue to climb. 
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Citing safety, teachers, parents oppose ABA reopening (UPDATED)

The teachers for Montclair school district's Applied Behavior Analysis Program were given permission to remain remote from the Board of Education.

In brief: Montclairian to head state DOE 

Montclair resident Angelica Allen-McMillan will be the next commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Education, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Tuesday, Oct. 20.
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Police investigate two burglaries; one resulted in assault on teen

Officers were called to a Hillside Avenue house at approximately 3:27 p.m. after a 17-year-old girl told police that about two hours before she discovered an unknown man inside the house. The man demanded money, and when she did not comply, he physically assaulted her, police said.