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Cliff fall at Mills Reservation officially ruled accident

The fatal cliff fall earlier this week at Mill Reservation has been ruled an accident, officials said Friday.Kerry Rivera, 49, of Wayne, was riding mountain bikes with his brother in the reservation on Monday...

Crew: Montclair team performs well at Henley Royal Regatta

https://youtu.be/DnH_KyRdr4IVideo courtesy Henley Royal Regatta. By Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair High School crew team's boys varsity eight showed well on the international stage this week, reaching the second round of its competition at the venerable Henley Royal Regatta...

Digging hometown with his homies: Montclairite puts on The Clair Concert

'The Clair Concert' Samad Savage, Tennis Boys, Jason Jackson, Driicky Graham, Jay Illicit, Leah Jenea, Beat Lampers, Bleszt, IB Mattic, J. I. JA.Friday, July 7, 7 p.m.Wellmont Theater, 5 Seymour St. Wellmonttheater.comBy GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsSo...

Montclair YMCA president, CEO to step down

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsJo Ann Short, president and CEO of the Montclair YMCA since 2010, is stepping down this week.Short’s resignation was announced in a letter that the board of directors sent to members on...

Mike Miello named interim athletic director at Montclair High School

By Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.newsAfter a period of silence from the Montclair School District, Montclair High School finally has a new Athletic Director.At least for now.The school district has tapped Mike Miello to fill in...

Montclair’s Immaculate Conception launches Codey Field renovation

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsIf you’ve driven down Orange Road in the South End over the last month, you might have noticed a football field suddenly appearing along the side of the road.That’s Codey Field, and...

Victim in Mills Reservation accident identified as Paterson firefighter

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe man who died after falling over a cliff at Mills Reservation on Monday has been identified.Kerry Rivera, 49, a Wayne resident, was a firefighter for the Paterson Fire Department, the Essex...

Historic commission readies recommendations on Lackawanna Plaza

by LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsDuring a four-hour meeting, the Montclair Historic Preservation Commission on Thursday night began hammering out recommendations for the Lackawanna Plaza redevelopment plan, aiming to force developers to preserve the heritage and incorporate...

Township seeks bids for flashing crosswalk lights

Roughly two weeks after a resident was struck and killed while crossing Grove Street, the township is soliciting bids for six flashing lights for pedestrian crosswalks.Montclair plans to purchase "six rectangular rapid flashing beacon...

Montclair High School Class of 2017 graduates

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe nearly 500 members of the Montclair High School Class of 2017 bid farewell to their high school days during a festive outdoor ceremony Thursday evening in the school’s amphitheater.Benilde Little, the...