Montclair Local Town Square: Once upon a time, a Syrian love story

by JILLIAN GREEN DIGIACOMO Special to Montclair LocalAbdul Alargha came to New Jersey several years before he was able to secure the visas to bring Rana Kurdi and the children here to be with him....
Missing couple

Family of missing Montclair couple anxious for answers

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsIt was supposed to have been a relaxing vacation for Montclair resident Oscar Suarez and his girlfriend Magdalena Devil to celebrate her birthday.The two arrived in Barbados for a week’s stay on...

Designation derailed; Wheeler, Oakcroft landmark designation dropped

Local landmark designations for neighborhoods on Oakcroft and Wheeler streets have been withdrawn — for now. 
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Harris temporarily removed as education chair of Montclair NAACP following comments

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsJames Harris has been asked to temporarily step aside from his leadership role within the Montclair NAACP after he was criticized for making anti-Semitic remarks during a Dec. 30 community meeting.On Tuesday,...

Dot’s Desk: Life in late autumn in Montclair

In late autumn, Dorothea Benton Frank recalls years gone by, and shakes off seasonal melancholy by embracing the holidays.

Montclair PD: Man wanted in Miller Street stabbing

By Erin Roll roll@montclairlocal.newsPolice in Montclair are searching for a man wanted on charges of stabbing a man on Miller Street Monday night.Authorities say that Donald “Ibn” Silvera, 40, is wanted for stabbing a 48-year-old...

Upper Mountain Ave. house closer to historic landmark status

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsA Upper Montclair Avenue house dating back to 1880 is well on its way to being designated a local historic landmark.On Monday night the Township Planning Board basically voted to approve the...

St. Patrick’s Day: a Montclair Grand Marshal

Montclair's Michael D. Byrne has been tapped as Grand Marshal of this year's Newark St. Patrick's Day Parade, which will take place on March 13.

Immaculate Basketball: Akinsola’s 21 points lifts ICHS to NJSIAA finals

The Immaculate Conception High School girls basketball team secured its first ever NJSIAA finals appearance with a 58-48 win over Morris Catholic.

Montclair friends and neighbors: filmmaker Reuben Atlas

In our new series "Friends and Neighbors," we interview interesting people who live in town. Here: Montclair's Reuben Atlas is more than a filmmaker.