COVID-19: Numbers on the rise, residents not cooperating with contact tracers

New Jersey is seeing an increase in COVID-19 cases, with state officials reporting a spike of 585 new cases Friday and 699 on Thursday, up from the 484 reported on Monday.

Montclair Swimming: Mounties swim well early in the season

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair High School swimming teams have been fast off the blocks this season, with the girls winning all eight of their dual matches and the boys winning their first seven before...

Campy, heart-fillled nuns in ‘The Divine Sister’ by Charles Busch

The campy nuns in Charles Busch's "The Divine Sister" at Nutley Little Theatre are and are not like Maria and Bernadette. That's deliberate, says director George Seylaz.
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Community shares possible solutions for Montclair’s achievement gap in “Let’s Talk About It”

The Montclair NAACP Youth Council held a “Let’s Talk About It” event on Sunday, May 24, for the public to share their thoughts on what is contributing to Montclair’s long-standing achievement gap, and how those issues could probably be addressed.

Montclair Football: West Orange scores 26 unanswered, stuns Mounties in opener

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsWEST ORANGE—The Montclair High School football team began the defense of their 2017 North 1, Group 5 Championship Thursday night, but a new season brought new problems. After staking out a 16-0...
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Montclair adds renters assistance program to affordable housing ordinance

The township has decided to alter its affordable housing ordinance to include a rental assistance program for very-low-income tenants in eligible rental units. On Sept. 29, the council approved an ordinance changing the rental assistance from one month to up to three months, or $2,500 in rent, whichever amount is greater. 
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COVID-19: Officials warn of possible flare-ups, including among young people

Further guidance is expected later this week about the reopening timeline for indoor entertainment venues, such as arcades.
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Teachers to still be evaluated during remote learning, but with some changes

Those teaching remotely will present a portfolio of their work to their supervisors, instead of undergoing a live observation. 

Montclairites rally with Menendez and survivors

By GWEN OREL Senator Bob Menendez always cared about getting good grades. But he is proud to get a lifetime F from the NRA. Menendez said this to a crowd of more than 2,500 people...

Group hopes to install memorial to Montclair’s Washington Street YMCA

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsFor many years in Montclair, there was a place on Washington Street that was very special to Montclair’s children and young adults, especially children and young adults of color.The Washington Street YMCA,...