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Letters to the Editor, Jan. 9

Harris should step down as Montclair NAACP officerEditor’s note: The following letter was sent from Montclair NAACP executive committee member Cary Chevat to president Al Pelham and committee members on Sunday, Jan. 5.As the...

Wheeler, Oakcroft residents win fight over landmark designation

By JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair Historic Preservation Commission will vote tonight, Thursday, Jan. 9, to withdraw pending local landmark nominations for Oakcroft and Wheeler Street areas after residents spoke out against the designation over...
Anne Mernin

UPDATE: Mayor responds to Anne Mernin’s resignation from BOE

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsAnne Mernin has resigned from the Montclair Board of Education.Mernin said she was doing so for her family and child’s well-being, after an anonymous email was circulated among the community accusing Mernin...

Montclair Fencing: Mounties looking for key pieces for both girls and boys squads in...

The Montclair High School girls and boys fencing looks to add pieces to their already talented squads, and got started on Tuesday, Jan 7, against Millburn.

Boys basketball: Bethea, Immaculate roll past Montclair, 92-55

Immaculate Conception High School's boys basketball team started slowly, but eventually blew out their opposite number from Montclair High School, 92-55.

Montclair High School gym evacuated after small fire set in restroom

 A small fire was set in a restroom at Montclair High School during a basketball game Tuesday night, prompting the school gym to be evacuated.MHS Principal Anthony Grosso said via email that the fire...
James Harris

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,...

Montclair civil rights leader apologizes after criticism over anti-Semitic remarks

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair civil rights leader James Harris has apologized following criticism of comments viewed by community leaders to be anti-Semitic at the Dec. 30 Fourth Ward meeting.During the course of the meeting, which...
backstage

Culture in brief: backstage comedy at Studio

Terrence McNally's backstage comedy "It's Only a Play" opens at Studio Playhouse on Thursday, Jan. 9, and runs through Saturday, Jan. 25.
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Montclair eats: Montclair sushi is on a roll

The more outlandish the better for a sushi roll, writes Steven DeSalvo in the latest "Montclair Eats." Here are reviews of three.