Planning board to hold special meeting on Lackawanna

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsLackawanna Plaza plans proposed by Pinnacle and the Hampshire Real Estate companies for a mixed-use development will be heard by the planning board on Monday, May 14.The mixed-use project would transform...
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Montclair and the locals featured on NJTV’s ‘In Your Neighborhood’

By Tina Pappas for Montclair LocalThe iconic Raymond’s Restaurant was host to the NJTV program “In Your Neighborhood” with a focus on Montclair.The popular program showcased Montclair on May 3 during the film festival for...
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Bnai Keshet Hebrew School student protests at Wendy’s

Students from the Hebrew School of Bnai Keshet in Montclair are protesting the alleged treatment of workers in the fields who pick the tomatoes used in Wendy’s products. On April 28, 12-year-old Elliott Morley presented...

Mountainside growing in medicine

By Tina Pappasfor Montclair Local Plans for Hackensack University Medical Center/Mountainside Hospital’s 45,735-square-foot medical office building on Bay Avenue and a parking lot on Walnut Crescent met with the approval of the Montclair and Glen...
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Montclair CFO wants to mandate employee direct deposit

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsWith only nine township employees not opting for direct deposit and three recent incidents of double paycheck cashing, Padmaja Rao, Montclair’s chief financial officer, thinks making the township’s payroll mandatory direct...

Want to network? Try volunteering, advises career coach

By Tina Pappas for Montclair Local Matthew Frankel is on a mission to help people redefine their career paths. Frankel has an impressive resume as a media and crisis strategist for over 20 years. He is a...

Montclair hosts round table with Gov. Murphy on Main Street New Jersey

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Gov. Phil Murphy and Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver came to Montclair on Thursday, April 12, to announce that the state was restoring Main Street New Jersey, a community program that helps build...
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Montclair BID budget set for $567K

Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair Center Business Improvement District (BID) budget for 2018 is $567,000, remaining relatively flat compared to last year’s budget of $562,300.The BID is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization established in 2002 by...

Montclair Brewery hopes to clear last hurdles to April opening

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair Brewery’s owners are still shooting for an end of April opening, even with a list of repairs and an additional two more parking spaces the town is now requiring.But the opening...
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Keil’s changes hands after 85 years

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news Since 1933, Keil’s Pharmacy has been a landmark in Montclair, run by three generations of the Kiel family. Last week, however, the family announced it was selling its store to Benzer...