Montclair luring incident

Police release composite sketch in Montclair attempted luring incident

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair Police Department has released a composite sketch of a man believed to have been involved in an attempted luring incident earlier this week.On Jan. 2, an 11-year-old girl reported that...

Homeless man seen in Montclair High School auditorium lobby

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsA homeless man entered Montclair High School by an unsecured door Friday morning, district officials said.A student arriving at the school just before 7 a.m. on Jan. 4 spotted the man in...

Montclair Seniors in Taxis program will not run in 2019

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair’s Seniors in Taxis program has reached the end of the line.The township announced on Thursday that the pilot program for discounted taxi fares for senior citizens would not be continuing in...

Stair repairs needed at Nishuane, Montclair schools inspection finds

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThree staircases at Nishuane Elementary School were found to be in need of repairs and reinforcements in December.Montclair’s school buildings are undergoing inspections prompted by the partial collapse of a Montclair High...
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Montclair student approached in attempted luring incident

 By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsPolice and school district officials are alerting parents and students of a possible attempted luring on Alexander Avenue after a young girl reported being approached by a man asking her if she...

Montclair sees only five package thefts at holidays, police say

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsTis the season… for stolen packages, usually. But as of Dec. 28, the Montclair Police Department had received only five reports of package theft for November and December combined, said Montclair Police...

Parents: Expand school bus service

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair’s schools could be taking another look at expanding bus service to more students.Over the past several years, the school community, including students at Montclair High School, has appealed to the district...
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Montclair BOE approves staircase repair bonds

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newshe Montclair Board of Education gave the go-ahead to take out $2 million in bonds for replacing the staircases at Montclair High School Monday night.Approved following a lengthy discussion at the board’s...
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Montclair student equity advocate discussion continues at BOE meeting

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe conversation became heated at times on Monday night, as the Montclair school Board of Education attempted to answer some of the questions parents had, weeks after the district’s student equity advocate...