Saturday, July 4, 2020

Montclair

Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center Receives Hearts of Hope from MHS Volunteer

MONTCLAIR, NJ – With only essential staff able to come into the hospital, Sydney Topf, a junior volunteer at Mountainside Medical Center, wasn’t able to work in the Progressive Care Unit, where she...

Letter to the Editor: Where Are Our Town Officials?

Ilson Goncalves of Samba Montclair writes the following letter and adds that he will be helping to form an advisory committee and requesting a Zoom meet-up with the Montclair BID and the new township...

Gov. Phil Murphy Drops By As Montclair’s New Town Council Sworn in (VIDEO)

Gov. Phil Murphy couldn't stay for the swearing in of all the members -- newly elected and incumbents -- to the Montclair township council, but he was on hand to swear in Sean Spiller...

Montclair Mayor Robert Jackson’s Parting Words: Give New Council ‘A Fair Shake’

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Mayor Robert Jackson officially ended his eight years as mayor of Montclair Wednesday when a newly elected council was sworn into office. Jackson, presiding at his last council meeting on...

Students Protest On Marion Road As Montclair Police Investigate Dispute Between Neighbors

UPDATE: July 2: Montclair Police sent this update statement previously released by Deputy Chief Wilhelm Young: On June 29, 2020 at approximately 12:23 PM, police responded to a dispute between neighbors regarding construction being done...

Fresh Air Montclair Fashion Parade Highlights Local Designers with Wearable Art

Despite Sunday's sweltering 90-degree heat, the models and designers looked cool and breezy for the Fresh Air Fashion Parade in Montclair Center. Organized by Cynthia Walker of Start Out Fresh Intervention Advocates (S.O.F.I.A.) and...

(UPDATED) League of Women Voters, NAACP of Montclair To Rally For Change To Ensure...

Update: The rally on sponsored by The LWV of the Montclair Area and the NAACP on 7/1 has no connection to Renee Baskerville, and Baskercille is not a co-sponsor with League of Women Voters...

From Civil Rights to Black Lives Matter, a Community Conversation

From Civil Rights to Black Lives Matter, a Community Conversation featuring a panel of educators and racial justice activists, hosted by Restorative Justice Montclair (RJM), will take place via Zoom on Tuesday, June 30...

MSU’s Montclair Innovation Lab Opens with Intent to Kickstart Small Business

Now located in the heart of Downtown Montclair – bridging the physical gap between the town and Montclair State University – is the new Montclair Innovation Lab. The Montclair Innovation Lab, located at 10 Lackawanna...

Montclair Moms of Color Help Over 30 Families In Need of Necessities

Montclair Moms of Color, in collaboration with Montclair Mutual Aid, had a successful first food drive box give away and on Saturday, they continued their efforts to help provide for the Montclair Community...

MHS Alum and Harvard Grad Miles Weddle Creates Stand in Solidarity Fund

Ever since George Floyd was murdered by a police officer on May 25th, there has been a global outpouring of support for the Black Lives Matter movement, and ongoing protests against police brutality. There...

Montclair Township Announces Comprehensive Recovery Plan for Local Businesses

In an effort to assist township businesses, Montclair Township Council announced Tuesday it will put in place several measures as part of a comprehensive COVID-19 recovery and business re-opening plan. The plan, developed...

Support NJ Student Blackout – Essex Juneteenth Rally This Friday in Montclair

Montclair High School students organized an impactful Unity Walk on Sunday, June 8, drawing thousands to hear their experiences and walk with them to support Black Lives Matter movement. Now, NJ Student Blackout, a group...

Stage 2: Montclair Makes News As State Reopens Outdoor Dining, In-Person Retail and Child...

It's Reopening Day in New Jersey as in-person retail shopping, restaurants offer outdoor dining and childcare services are allowed to reopen today, Monday, June 15, with restrictions. For instance, retail store restrictions include limiting occupancy...