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Montclair ambulance crew members join hurricane relief team in Virgin Islands

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThree Montclair EMTs are in the Caribbean to help with recovery efforts from this fall’s hurricanes.The Montclair Ambulance Unit is one of several first responder teams from New Jersey that have sent...

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...

Soccer: Mounties nudge past Mount St. Dominic, 2-1—Rapid Reaction

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsWhile it wasn't as tidy or dominating as Montclair High School girls soccer coach Eric Weintraub wanted, the Mounties got the job done with their 2-1 win over Mount St. Dominic Thursday...

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...

Culture in brief: Montclair Film launches sensory-friendly ‘505 FILM + FRIENDS’

Montclair Film has launched a program called “505 FILM + FRIENDS,” an inclusive sensory-friendly screening and socializing group for young people. The program will feature film screenings, discussions for small groups, and opportunities to...

Gubernatorial candidate Murphy says N.J. economy No. 1 priority

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Preaching to the choir in a church, an audience of about 300 people in the so-called "People's Republic of Montclair," Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy on Saturday blasted the Christie administration and...

Council to discuss lowering Grove Street speed limit to 30 mph

 By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsFollowing a fatal accident on the county road this summer, the Township Council will discuss lowering the speed limit on Grove Street to 30 mph at its first meeting in October. The...

Montclair police, Applegate to host ‘Cone with a Cop’

You can join the Montclair Police Department and Applegate Farm for "Cone with a Cop" on Saturday, Sept. 23.Bring your kids to Applegate for a talk over an ice cream cone, and ask any...

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...