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VIDEO: Montclair residents discuss governor’s race at Voting Block potluck

As part of Montclair Local's participation with Voting Block NJ, a partnership of news organizations throughout the state, residents of Cloverhill Place in Montclair sat down to a potluck dinner on Sunday, Oct. 1,...
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Developers unveil newish vision for train platforms at Lackawanna

Developers presented another plan for the Lackawanna Plaza lot to the planning board Monday night, incorporating the steel stanchions of the train platforms into a glass facade on the front of a proposed supermarket and as decorative fixtures throughout the parking lot, while a historian for the developer testified that the train platforms had lost their historical value due to previous alterations.

Breaking the hate: Preaching love, forgiveness here in Montclair

Chris Singleton, who lost his mother at the the Emanuel AME Church shooting in Charleston, S.C., visited DC Rice Hall at Union Baptist Church in Montclair on Sept. 7.
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Brief: School bus safety initiative launched

The Montclair Police Department Traffic Bureau has spent the last few months working on a School Bus Safety initiative, with the goal to address the ongoing safety issues and concerns in Montclair and across...

Montclair bookstore declares Clinton visit a success

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe lines for the event stretched well out the door and down the block, and it was likely the first book signing that required security sweeps from the Secret Service.Hillary Clinton came...

Montclair Football: Mounties to open season against West Orange at Rutgers University

The Montclair Mounties football team will once again open their season against West Orange, but now are slated to play the game at Rutgers University.
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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....

PHOTOS: Car rolls over in Valley Road accident

A car flipped over Wednesday night, May 8, on Valley Road.The incident occurred near Brunswick Road, near where Valley Road goes into a pronounced curve. 
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Red Hawk Fellows program helps former foster students navigate college

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsFor some college students, campus life goes beyond the stress of class loads, studying, roommates and cafeteria food. For students who were raised in foster care, but have aged out, not only...

Culture in brief: MSU teacher/musician raises money for Puerto Rico conservatory

MSU teacher Michael Aquino is holding an album release party on Saturday, Oct. 14, at 2 p.m. at the Bloomfield Public Library Little Theatre, 90 Broad St., Bloomfield. “City Stars” is Aquino’s second CD, and...