Sunday, September 20, 2020

Montclair

Faubourg, Paper Plane Coffee and Ilmar Vanderer Honored With Montclair 2020 Historic Preservation Awards

Montclair, NJ – The Montclair Township Historic Preservation Commission has announced the 2020 Recipients of the Historic Preservation Awards Program. Awardees will be recognized at the Commission’s upcoming meeting to be held on Thursday...

A Violinist, An Emoji and A Lawsuit: Former Shanghai Quartet Member Sues Montclair State...

Yi-Wen Jiang was a longtime member of the renowned Shanghai Quartet, known worldwide for melding traditional Chinese folk music, masterpieces of Western musical literature and cutting-edge contemporary works. Now Jiang is suing his former...

MC Residences Approved: Orange Road Gets 40 Units; Montclair Gets $150K For Affordable Housing

The plan for MC Residences, a development on the site of Ferrara’s Auto Body, between Valley & Bloom and the MC Hotel, first came to Montclair Development Review Committee back in October 2018. The...

Montclair Councilor Peter Yacobellis Launches Online Fundraiser For Human Needs Food Pantry

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Councilor-at-Large Peter Yacobellis has launched an online fundraiser for the Human Needs Food Pantry, calling on the public to help make sure local children and families have access to food...

Lamp For Haiti Virtual Gala to Feature Montclair High School’s Passing Notes

When Cheryl Marshall-Petricoff, Director of Development for Lamp for Haiti, the community based medical clinic in Cite Soleil, one of the poorest neighborhoods in Haiti, was planning its fundraiser for September 24, she...

Want to Avoid The Crowded Car? Try NJ Transit New ‘How Full Is Your...

NEWARK, NJ – NJ TRANSIT is launching new features on its mobile app Monday in a pilot program that allows rail and bus customers to see how full their ride is before they...

Montclair Fire Dept. Promotes 3, Including First Female Officer

Montclair, NJ – A swearing-in ceremony was held last week to promote three members of the Montclair Fire Department (MFD), including the first woman to become an MFD officer. Robert Pizzuti was promoted to Battalion...

Judge Dismisses Case Asking For Count of Rejected Ballots in Montclair Municipal Election

A judge dismissed a lawsuit brought by a group of Montclair residents, including Dr. Renee Baskerville, asking for a count of rejected votes in Montclair's May 12 municipal election by mail. Baskerville, who ran...

Montclair Scores AAA Rating For Fourth Straight Year

MONTCLAIR, NJ – For the fourth straight year Standard & Poor’s Global Rating Services assigned a AAA rating to Montclair Township’s series general obligation (GO) improvement bonds and series GO school bonds. The agency...

‘Letters For Rose,’ Started By MHS Students, Combats Loneliness For Older Adults During Pandemic

Letters for Rose, started in Montclair by two Montclair High School students, has grown into a national volunteering effort designed to reduce the loneliness of the elderly in nursing homes during the COVID-19 pandemic. MHS...

‘Shift Happens’ – Montclair’s Geoffrey Owens Launches Instagram Show Celebrating Honor Of Work

Labor Day is a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers make to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country. So it's only fitting that Montclair's own Geoffrey Owens has just launched "Shift...

Montclair COVID-19 Cases Climb to 526: What We Know About Reported Cases

Update: Friday, 5:55 p.m. - The township Health Department reports that as of 09-04-20, the confirmed number of COVID-19 cases in Montclair increased from 521 to 526 – two of the new cases are...

UPDATED Township of Montclair Must Turn Over Resident Contact Info Friday Per Judge Ruling

Updated with statement from Montclair Property Owners Association below and response from Councilor At Large Peter Yacobellis. If you are a Montclair resident who signed up for Montclair's alerts notifications, Montclair Property Owners Association (MPOA)...

Montclair Motor Vehicle Accidents: Box Truck Takes Out Utility Poles, Solar Panels on Gates;...

On Tuesday, at approximately 2:55 p.m., a box truck, traveling north on Gates Avenue, took a utility pole, lights and solar panels between Union and Bloomfield Avenue. On Monday night, at approximately 11:20 p.m.,...