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Montclair Man Identified in Fatal Pedestrian Incident on Bloomfield Avenue

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Montclair Police Chief Todd Conforti announced today that the Montclair Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating a fatal...

Remembering Louise A. DeSalvo, PhD: Writer, Scholar, Mentor, Teacher, Friend

Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, teacher, friend, mentor, and lifelong writer and scholar, Louise A. DeSalvo, PhD., died in her home in Montclair, NJ, October 31, 2018, at the age of 76, with her loving...

Another Stair Tower Closed At Montclair High School After Compromised Area Found

Montclair Schools Superintendent Kendra Johnson sent parents this message today: I am emailing to share a facilities update. Today, we noticed a compromised area on the landing of stair tower 14 and exit...

UPDATE Pedestrian Killed In Fatal Accident On Bloomfield Avenue in Montclair

Update: 5 p.m.): Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Montclair Police Chief Todd Conforti announced today that the Montclair Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are...

Seniorama 2018 Gets New Look, With Vendor Expo, Music and Storytelling, Nov. 8

Montclair's Seniorama 2018 is different this year! It's part of a larger event called the Changing Aging Tour, developed by Harvard-trained geriatrician, Dr. Bill Thomas. Dr. Thomas offers a fresh, challenging look at...

Montclair Crime: Burglary, Theft, IRS Telephone Scam, Shoplifting Arrest

The week in Montclair Crime from D/Lt. David O’Dowd, Montclair Police Department Arrest 10-25-2018 (Soccer Zone, Church Street) A 36-year-old Montclair man was arrested for shoplifting $870 in clothing items from the store. 10-27-2018 (Bloomfield...

Did You Survive October Hell Train 2018 #njtransit ?

Heat, no power, fainting, fighting...just another commute home on NJ Transit. Passengers endured a hellish ride Monday night on Montclair-Boonton line's 6:10 p.m. train, when power went out near Newark and stayed out for...

Montclair to Mark Veterans Day with Medal Presentation, Bells of Peace

Montclair Township will host a very special Veterans Day tribute on Sunday, November 11 at Edgemont Park. The ceremony will begin at 11:00 a.m. sharp with the ringing of the Bells of Peace – a...

Bloomfield Woman Pleads Guilty to Insurance Fraud in Scheme to Steal Luxury Used Vehicles

A Bloomfield woman has pleaded guilty to fraudulently obtaining insurance identification cards as part of a scheme to steal luxury used vehicles from dealerships in New Jersey and New York. Paige Hunt, 27, of Bloomfield,...

Lawn Bowling in Bloomfield Wraps Up 2018 Season; Local Team Takes Top Honors

The Northeast Division of Bowls USA, the national lawn bowling association, wrapped up its 2018 competitions with the regional Arculli Pairs event at the Essex County Lawn Bowling Club at Watsessing Park in Bloomfield...

Faith Kaplan and Judy Summers to Speak about Organ Donation at Bnai Keshet’s Kaplan...

Kidney recipient Faith Kaplan and her donor, Judy Summers, will tell their stories at Bnai Keshet’s Kaplan Minyan on Saturday morning, November 10, 2018, in observance of National Donor Sabbath. The Kaplan Minyan, which...

Move Over Montclair Mikie: Make Room For Morristown Mikie, Boonton Mikie, Randolph Mikie…

What is it with politicians always dissing Montclair? Remember when Gov. Chris Christie said "I love getting calls from communists in Montclair" on WFAN? Republican Jay Webber, who is running against Democrat Mikie Sherrill for Congress...

Help The Montclair High School Class of 2019 Have A Great (Project) Graduation!

Project Graduation happens on June 26, right after the Montclair High School graduation ceremony. This is a special year -- it marks the 30th Anniversary of celebrating Project Graduation in Montclair, an all-night alcohol...

Montclair Animal Shelter Pets of the Week: Meet Dusty & Rusty

Dusty and Rusty are both 12 years old and have never been separated. The shelter is no place for sweet seniors like these. Please give these two great guys a home. The...

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