Here’s what a no-demo law looks like in Montclair

The first step in moving the approval of demolition permits on historic structures from the building department to the Historic Preservation Commission was approved by the council last Tuesday.
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Planning board passes on Orange Road application decision

A density issue surrounding a 46-unit apartment building proposed for Ferrara’s Auto Body property on Orange Road will be decided by either the zoning board or the council.

Chalk on tires case resonates in Montclair

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in Ohio ruled that chalking tires is a violation of the Fourth Amendment, which prohibits searches of property without a warrant. The court ruling applies to...

Two more Montclair clergy identified in abuse report

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Three months after the Archdiocese of Newark released a report identifying six clergy with Montclair ties who had been accused of sexual abuse, a New Jersey law firm has identified two more,...

Montclair Lacrosse: Rutgers Prep stuns MKA Cougars in Prep B overtime

The Montclair Kimberley Academy boys lacrosse team forced overtime against Rutgers Prep in the Prep B semifinals, but fell on a goal off a bad bounce.

Some Montclair NJ Transit riders to be diverted to Hoboken beginning in June

Beginning June 17, NJ TRANSIT will be temporarily diverting select Midtown Direct rail service on the Montclair-Boonton Line (MOBO) to Hoboken, in order to accommodate vital Amtrak repair work that will take two tracks...

House catches fire on Llewellyn Road in Montclair

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Two firefighters were injured while responding to a house fire at 71 Llewellyn Road just after midnight on Tuesday, May 14. The Montclair Fire Department received a call about the fire at 12:41...
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2019 MFF: Rambling with Richard Thompson

Richard Thompson, music legend and Montclair resident, spoke with Warren Zanes and director Edmond Deraedt at the Montclair Film Festival.

Girls report man approached them on Inwood Terrace

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news Four girls playing on the front lawn of an Inwood Terrace home in early May reported being approached by a man in silver four-door sedan. The girls ranging in age from 7...

Train fatality identified as 53-year-old Montclair man

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news A Montclair man was struck and killed by a train near Watchung Avenue Station early Monday morning, May 13. Stephen Korbel, 53, was struck by an eastbound Montclair-Boonton Line train at 5:20 a.m.,...