Soccer: Boys show potential in 3-1 win over Livingston – Rapid Reaction

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsCoach Toure Weaver swears that his team hasn't even scratched its potential, despite a very strong showing in their 3-1 victory over the Livingston Lancers Friday afternoon.If that's the case, the American...

Preservation commission presents ‘viable’ plan to save train sheds

The Historic Preservation Commission voted Monday night to amend a resolution reiterating its recommendations that the train sheds at Lackawanna Plaza be saved.

Afterglow pool house revisited

The zoning board will re-hear an application for a pool house on Afterglow Way after rejecting it last year.

Fraternity advisor at Montclair State accused of theft

A former fraternity advisor at Montclair State University (MSU) is accused of stealing nearly $44,000 from the fraternity over a two-year period.Joseph Specchio was arrested on July 30 on charges of third-degree theft, writing...
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COVID-19: Schools to close on March 13 for staff professional development

Montclair's schools will be closed for the day on Friday, March 13, so staff can be trained in online instruction in the event of a school closure related to COVID-19.

Murphy to speak at Montclair Democratic Committee dinner

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy will be the keynote speaker at the Montclair Democratic County Committee’s (MDCC) annual dinner next week. The event at the Valley Regency in Clifton will also honor the local organizations...

PHOTOS / VIDEO: Montclair celebrates the start of Hanukkah Photos by Kate Albright, video by Rick Gearhart Chabad of Montclair held a Grand Menorah Lighting on Sunday Dec. 2, at the Hinck Building Atrium in Montclair. Guest were treated to a Hanukkah Wonderland with latkes, doughnuts...

Pine Street gallery owner, neighborhood advocate evicted

By JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.newsPine Street is known for its stoops. That’s how Mary Z. Scotti, a stoop-sitter herself, knew she would fit right in.“While other parts of Montclair are investing in parklets, we have...

Montclair church looking to give away a house for free before it’s razed

The Redeemer Church of Montclair is giving away a home, with one caveat — you have to move it. 

Montclair schools will address student absenteeism

The Montclair school district will have to come up with a plan to address its absenteeism rate among students.Last school year, about 14 percent of Montclair High School’s students were “chronically” absent from school....