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Montclair schools, civil rights commission voice concerns about DACA

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe announcement that the Trump administration was planning to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals is causing concern in Montclair, including from the township’s Civil Rights Commission.In late August, it was...

Council committee calls for downsizing of Lackawanna Plaza plan

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsAgreeing with many major recommendations made by planners and historic preservationists, a special Township Council committee on Monday night said that the proposed Lackawanna Plaza redevelopment plan should be downsized — to...

Montclair police, Applegate to host ‘Cone with a Cop’

You can join the Montclair Police Department and Applegate Farm for "Cone with a Cop" on Saturday, Sept. 23.Bring your kids to Applegate for a talk over an ice cream cone, and ask any...

New head of St. Teresa says goals include cutting $300,000 deficit

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal. newsThe new head of St. Teresa of Calcutta Parish, which was created a year ago through the strife-filled merger of two Montclair churches, on Sunday outlined his 10-point strategic plan for...

Two people charged in Montclair vehicle crash

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsTwo Montclair residents are facing charges as a result of a motor vehicle accident early Sunday morning.The rollover accident on South Mountain Avenue resulted in charges against both the driver, Anthony Singh,...

Montclair man arrested in Newark on robbery, assault charges

A Montclair man was arrested following a fight and a robbery in Newark early Saturday morning.Jason Josaphat, 27, was arrested and charged with criminal mischief, robbery and aggravated assault on a police officer, according...

Montclair Football: Mounties kick off season with 49-7 dismantling of PCTI – Rapid Reaction

https://youtu.be/fQDfFMvffm8 by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair High School football team could not have asked for a better home opener than what they got Saturday afternoon. The weather was mild, the wind was nice and the Mounties...

Montclair football preview: 2017 Mounties should be fun to watch

By KEVIN MEACHAM meacham@montclairlocal.newsThere’s a sense of desire, of hunger, around the Montclair High School football team’s preseason preparations. Stocked with talent and athleticism, the Mounties have gone through their long summer camp with a...

Opera Theatre of Montclair: singing happily ever after, with horses

'La Cenerentola' ('Cinderella') By Gioachino RossiniPresented by Opera Theatre of MontclairFridays, Sept. 15 and 22, 8 p.m. Saturdays, Sept. 16 and 23, 4 p.m.The United Way auditorium 60 South Fullerton Ave.operamontclair.org, 973-202-7849By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsWhen...

Soccer: Cougars backline defense key to success in return to American

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair Kimberley Academy boys soccer team is heading into a new division this year, moving up from the Liberty to the tougher American.With teams like Seton Hall, Livingston, West Orange and...