Women’s History Month: Historic heroines and trailblazers of Montclair

By Kelly Nicholaides for Montclair LocalSome of Montclair’s female figureheads became the firsts in medicine, social justice, engineering, science, professional sports and fashion.“I was fascinated with their stories, learned what prompted and moved them forward...
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Lead cases on the rise; Montclair Health Department monitoring children

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsWhen childhood lead poisoning became a priority statewide in 2018, Montclair health officials took action in their own backyard.The number of Montclair children with reported high levels of lead rose...

Absenteeism still a problem for Montclair schools, report cards say

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair School District still has some work to do with its student absenteeism rate, according to data recently released from the New Jersey Department of Education.The state released the 2017-2018 school...
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Glenfield officials looking for person who sent lewd photo

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsSchool officials are investigating after a student at Glenfield Middle School received a lewd photo, which officials say was falsely attributed to a Glenfield teacher.School administrators determined the sender, who has not...
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Montclair Literary Festival: Joyce Carol Oates explores ‘dead-end zeals’

Best-selling author Joyce Carol Oates will appear at Succeed2gether's Montclair Literary Festival on Saturday, March 23, to talk about her new book, "Hazards of Time Travel."
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Culture in brief: Montclair Literary Festival begins tomorrow

Succed2gether’s Montclair Literary Festival, begins tonight, Wednesday, March 20, and will run through Sunday, March 24. Here are some picks.

Montclair police crack down on drivers illegally passing school buses

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMotorists be warned: Don’t even think about going around that stopped school bus, or risk getting a $250 fine and a court appearance.During the month of March, the Montclair Police Department will...

Dog dies following attack on Mount Hebron Road

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsA 4-year-old Zuchon-Shih Tzu-Bichon dog, Mochi, was attacked by an American bulldog Saturday, March 9, in the area of Mount Hebron Road and has since died from his injuries. The bulldog,...

Montclair BOE rejects bids for staircase project

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe four bids received by the district to rebuild Montclair High School’s four outdated staircases and asbestos removal in the stairwells have been rejected.Three bids came in over bid of the district's...