The Montclair Mounties football team endured its second straight home loss, this time a 35-6 drubbing at the hands of West Orange.
The area encompassing Glenridge Avenue, Claremont Avenue, Forest Street, Greenwood Place, North Willow Street and Walnut Street was closed off, and residents were urged to stay clear of the area. The driveway to the post office on Glenridge Avenue was also closed off.
Firefighters were called to Oxford Street at 11:50 a.m. after receiving a report of a smoke condition at Grove Street and Oxford Street, Deputy Montclair Fire Chief Robert Duncan said.
Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli said that while the numbers are a far cry from where they were during the spring peak of COVID-19, they are also well above the low numbers seen during the summer. During the summer months, officials typically reported between 200 and 300 new cases a day.
Following a seventh-month closure due to the pandemic, the Montclair Public Library will open on Monday, Oct. 19, with some limitations.
Plans for a five-story, 74-unit apartment building on the former Hahnes parking lot moved forward last week as architect Bruce Stieve went over the design with the Planning Board.
At the Oct. 7 Board of Education meeting, Superintendent Jonathan Ponds announced that the student equity advocate will be known as the student and family coordinator. The revised job description was approved at that same meeting.