Security threat reported at Montclair High School

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsPolice were notified Thursday of a possible security threat at Montclair High School, after the district reported that a student may have been intending to harm other students."Yesterday afternoon, Montclair High School...

Furloughed workers share their stories in Montclair of government shutdown

Furloughed federal government workers met at the Montclair Bread Company to share their stories of living without paychecks on Friday, Jan. 18, the 28th day of the government shutdown.
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News in brief: Jeh Johnson, Jim Axelrod at Temple Ner Tamid

Former Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson will be in dialogue with Jim Axelrod of CBS News on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 7:30 p.m., at Temple Ner Tamid, 936 Broad St., Boomfield.They will speak...

Byerte Johnson: a life full of music and light

Hundreds gathered to celebrate the life of beloved musician and educator Dr. Byerte Johnson on Jan. 12, 2019.
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Alvin Louis Smith: activist, pillar and family man

By GRACE WILLIAMS For Montclair LocalThe death of Alvin Louis Smith III, dedicated husband and father, a pillar of the community, mentor and activist, leaves behind large shoes that will ultimately prove difficult to fill....

Montclair reacts to PARCC appeals court decision

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe New Jersey Court of Appeals has declared the PARCC tests to be in violation of state law and the news has Montclair school officials wondering what’s next.On Dec. 31, the court...

$2 million for school repairs approved

 By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair Board of School Estimate approved a $2 million bond for staircase repairs and asbestos removal at Montclair High School Tuesday night, Jan. 15.The five-person board - Mayor Robert Jackson, council...
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Montclair prepares for winter storms

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsMontclair's department of public works is readying for two winter storms predicted for tonight, Thursday, and again Saturday evening.After an early November snowstorm caused road backups, long commutes and stranded vehicles,...

Still no developer named for housing slated for Church St. parking lot

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsThe planning board has made its recommendations for the redevelopment of a Church Street parking lot to allow for six stories of housing, of which 20 percent will be be affordable.The...

Non-lethal approach explored for geese problem

By Kelly Nicholaides for Montclair LocalCanada geese are welcome in Montclair, but their feces draw the ire of athletes on recreational Edgemont and Yantacaw fields that currently provide prime real estate for the fowl. The...