Sunday, February 18, 2018

Opinion: The Candidates’ Numbers Just Don’t Add Up

"Our state faces major fiscal challenges, and Montclair — with very high property taxes and schools that need more funding — typifies those challenges. "

Blog: Sanctuary on the Local Level

A declaration of sanctuary in the fullest sense is a pledge to protect the most vulnerable members of our society...

Blog: Stephen Colbert and The Syrians

Food, friendship and connection.

Blog: Save Montclair’s Historic Social Fabric

"Permanent and affordable housing is a means to vital sustainability for residents of our community and for newcomers, to insure Montclair’s characteristic social diversity."

Essay: When the Cheering Stops

A dad reflects on his daughter's athletic career.

Letter to the Editor: Let’s Get Back to Work

"Board meetings aren't public hearings; they're business meetings held in public."

Blog: On Sean Spiller — Follow the Money

Commentary on Montclair's 3rd Ward Race and Spiller's campaign contributors.

Blog: Montclair Motorists: Shame on You – Big Increase in Pedestrians...

Drivers were responsible for 15 of the crashes, with 3 being attributed to the pedestrian.

Op-Ed: Lessons on Sustainability from New Jersey’s Bike Summit

There are tremendous health, economic and environmental benefits to creating new cycling and walking opportunities in the Montclair area, and we are just getting started.

Flic Spa Shares A Love Story on Valentine’s Day

When love means never having to say a thing.
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    • Sorry for any inconvenience but due to the weather we stopping all in bound buses on the 33 44 and 66 lines. There https://t.co/3Wockk4Bcs (09:41 PM) (sent Sat 02/17/18)
    • The previous alert at the Lincoln Tunnel South Tube to NY due to the general volume of traffic is no longer in effect. There may be residual delays. (07:32 PM) (sent Fri 02/16/18)
    • The Lincoln Tunnel South Tube to NY is experiencing a delay of 15 minutes due to the general volume of traffic. (06:14 PM) (sent Fri 02/16/18)
    • 8:54 at Valley and Nassau blew by three minutes early, did not stop. (09:14 AM) (sent Fri 02/16/18)
    • 7:45 66 left Bellevue Plaza at 7:52 and arrived PABT at 8:53. (08:55 AM) (sent Fri 02/16/18)
    • XBL chugging along on way to tunnel. Starting to move at top of helix. (08:37 AM) (sent Fri 02/16/18)
    • XBL entry is backed up to Route 3 and stop and go through the merge with NJ Turnpike traffic. (08:25 AM) (sent Fri 02/16/18)
    • 7:45 66 left Bellevue Plaza at 7:52. (07:54 AM) (sent Fri 02/16/18)
    • The 645 CV took 25 minutes from Grove to tunnel. Smooth sailing. Almost made the posted arrival time of 743 am. Lets hope it holds. (07:47 AM) (sent Fri 02/16/18)
    • The previous alert at the Lincoln Tunnel to NY due to the general volume of traffic is no longer in effect. There may be residual delays. (09:09 AM) (sent Thu 02/15/18)
    • The previous alert at the Lincoln Tunnel to NY due to a disabled vehicle is no longer in effect. There may be residual delays. (08:15 AM) (sent Thu 02/15/18)
    • The Lincoln Tunnel to NY is experiencing a delay of 15 minutes due to a disabled vehicle. (08:05 AM) (sent Thu 02/15/18)
    • The Lincoln Tunnel to NY is experiencing a delay of 20 minutes due to the general volume of traffic. (07:38 AM) (sent Thu 02/15/18)
    • The previous message of delays at the Bus Terminal due to a disabled truck is no longer in effect (08:32 PM) (sent Wed 02/14/18)
    • 7:15 33G flying down RT 3. No delays seen here. (07:36 PM) (sent Wed 02/14/18)
    • NJT is no longer cross-honoring PATH tickets and passes at Hoboken and Penn Station New York. (05:46 PM) (sent Sat 02/17/18)
    • NJT Rail will cross honor PATH passes/ tickets at Hoboken and Penn Station New York due to PATH switch problems. (04:36 PM) (sent Sat 02/17/18)
    • Hi all! Hoping for some help. Daughter's birthday presents left in a blue bag in the second car. (07:09 PM) (sent Fri 02/16/18)
    • UPDATE MOBO train #6245,the 1:29pm from PSNY will not operate. Customers should take train #6631 th... {...see njtransit.com} (01:41 PM) (sent Fri 02/16/18)
    • 129 Montclair train cancelled (01:39 PM) (sent Fri 02/16/18)
    • MOBO train #6245,the 1:29pm from PSNY is delayed due to an operational issue. An update will follow. (01:36 PM) (sent Fri 02/16/18)
    • 129 to montclair now delayed no explanation all other trains running (01:35 PM) (sent Fri 02/16/18)
    • 129 to montclair on standby no track posted no explanation (01:33 PM) (sent Fri 02/16/18)
    • Update MOBO train #6210, the 7:17am from MSU WILL OPERATE today 2/16/18. (07:06 AM) (sent Fri 02/16/18)
    • Announcement at GR train WILL operate... (07:04 AM) (sent Fri 02/16/18)
    • Correction 7:28 will operate today to NY penn it will operate No transit just made announcement!!! (07:04 AM) (sent Fri 02/16/18)
    • The 7:31 NYP train from Walnut is cancelled. (06:59 AM) (sent Fri 02/16/18)
    • Train 204 cancelled (06:53 AM) (sent Fri 02/16/18)
    • MOBO train #6210, the 7:17am from MSU will not operate. Customers may use train #6214, the 8:03am from MSU. (06:51 AM) (sent Fri 02/16/18)
    • MOBO train #0204, the 6:30am from MSU will not operate. Customers should take train #6206, the 6:45am from MSU. (06:11 AM) (sent Fri 02/16/18)
    • M&E train #6431, the 6:45 pm from Far Hills is up to 15 min. late due to operational issues. (06:56 PM) (sent Fri 02/16/18)
    • Single decker tonight. Crowded with holiday departures. (05:35 PM) (sent Fri 02/16/18)
    • M&E train #6641 the 4:51pm from Summit is up to 15 min. late due to earlier police assistance. (04:56 PM) (sent Fri 02/16/18)
    • M&E train #0807, the 5:28 pm from Hoboken will not operate today. Customers may use train #433, the ... {...see njtransit.com} (04:41 PM) (sent Fri 02/16/18)
    • Doors stuck shut. Police activity at Newark Broad. Train not moving. (04:40 PM) (sent Fri 02/16/18)
    • Doors are not opening. Train stuck at Newark Broad. Conductor announced police activity as well. (04:38 PM) (sent Fri 02/16/18)
    • "Does will open shortly". They keep repeating it. Stopped at Newark Broad Street. (04:37 PM) (sent Fri 02/16/18)
    • M&E train #643, the 4:33pm from Hoboken will not operate. Customers may use train #429, the 5:01pm f... {...see njtransit.com} (03:56 PM) (sent Fri 02/16/18)
    • M&E train #643, the 4:33pm from Hoboken will not operate. Customers may use train #429, the 5:01pm and 645,5:08pm from Hoboken. (03:51 PM) (sent Fri 02/16/18)
    • M&E train #643 the 4:33pm from Hoboken will not operate. Customers may use train #429 the 5:01pm and 5:08pm from Hoboken. (03:36 PM) (sent Fri 02/16/18)
    • M&E train #6614, the 7:41am from Newark Broad St. is CANCELLED due to mechanical problems. (08:01 AM) (sent Fri 02/16/18)
    • Train arrived on time but now must switch at Nwk Brd. For NYP. Platform packed at Broad St. (07:56 AM) (sent Fri 02/16/18)
    • Conductor just announced train being rerouted to Hoboken after making two unscheduled stops (07:54 AM) (sent Fri 02/16/18)
    • 7:14 Chatham to NY Penn going to Hoboken. Forcing NY passengers off in Newark to transfer! (07:52 AM) (sent Fri 02/16/18)
    • The train is not only late, but no announcements as to when it will arrive or the status. (07:38 AM) (sent Fri 02/16/18)