Montclair Fencing: MKA’s Thompson, Mountie epees place high

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsEight Montclair fencers took part in this year’s 2018 NJSIAA Individual Weapon Championships over the weekend in Livingston, with seven from Montclair High School and one from Montclair Kimberley Academy.MKA’s Julia Thompson...
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NJ Transit conducting study on Montclair-area rail line

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsNJ Transit has launched a study involving the Boonton Line, which locals have pegged as a future recreational bike and walking path — the Ice and Iron Greenway — running through Montclair.Over...
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Law would open up medical marijuana to all patients, all doctors

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsThe owner of Greenleaf Compassion Center in Montclair says he is ready to meet the demand of more patients seeking medical marijuana when the law is passed making the plant accessible...

Plymouth Street office approved for condominium conversion

By Tina Pappas for Montclair Local A doctor’s office and upstairs apartment on Plymouth Street has been approved to be converted to three condominiums.  The Zoning Board of Adjustment approved the use variance application, with some modifications...
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Toni’s Kitchen van recovered in Newark

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe van stolen from Toni’s Kitchen last week has been found. The suspect who allegedly walked into St. Luke's Church and stole the keys to the van as well as cash and...
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Singing together for life: A cappella school groups perform

Four area high school A Cappella groups perform together to benefit Cycle for Survival.
FAST

Culture in photos: Ramadan breakfast is spiritual nourishment

Imam Kevin Dawud Amin led the service and the breaking of the fast of Ramadan, on Saturday night, May 26, for about two dozen local Muslims. Ramadan, May 17 to June 15 this year,...

Gifted and talented program to come up for review in Montclair schools

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsIs Montclair’s gifted and talented program meeting the needs of students? Do all gifted students have a chance of getting into the program?The school district hopes to find these answers over the...

Newsroom shooting victim once called Montclair home

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsOne of the five victims of the Capital Gazette shooting on Thursday, June 28, has ties to Montclair as a former resident, writer, member of the school community and congregant of a...
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Montclair schools set out road map from listening sessions

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsDuring Monday night's BOE meeting at the George Inness Annex, Superintendent Kendra Johnson laid out a proposed road map for the district after months of listening sessions with parents and staff.Earlier this...