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Two-Hour Delayed Opening for Montclair Public Schools

MONTCLAIR, NJ - All Montclair Public Schools and Offices will have a two-hour delayed opening on Friday, January. 18, due to the weather-related road conditions, school district officials announced.


Police chase after officer dragged 50 feet following New Jersey dine and dash

CLIFTON, New Jersey (WABC) -- A dine-and-dash case in New Jersey led to a police officer being dragged about 50 feet by a fleeing car, which prompted a chase that involved several accidents.


Montclair Animal Shelter Pet of the Week: Melly Belly

Meet Melly Belly…this 4yr old feline would be a fantastic addition to your family. Please come meet her at The Montclair Township Animal Shelter located at 77 N Willow St in Montclair.


Supermarket At Montclair's Lackawanna Plaza? Plans Moving Along

MONTCLAIR, NJ — What would a new supermarket at Lackawanna Plaza in Montclair look like?. This nebulous but oft-debated question took its latest turn during the Montclair Planning Board's meeting on Monday, when developers discussed their vision of a grocery storefront façade that will hopefully rep


President Trump cancels Speaker Pelosi's secret overseas trip after she asks him to postpone State of the Union

President Trump cancelled House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s trip to Europe and the Middle East in the 11th hour on Thursday — and disclosed confidential information about the excursion to boot in apparent retaliation for being asked to put off his State of the Union address.


Suspect arrested in TD Bank robbery

FRANKLIN -- A 38-year-old Newark man has been arrested in connection with the Tuesday robbery of the TD Bank on Route 23 in the borough, police said. Around 2 p.m. Wednesday, authorities arrested Myron V. Anderson Jr. in West Orange and charged him with second-degree robbery.


Retired cop, arrested by Bloomfield PD, fatally shoots himself inside police headquarters

A retired Newark police lieutenant arrested by Bloomfield police after a domestic violence incident fatally shot himself inside the township’s police headquarters Tuesday, authorities confirmed Wednesday.


Boy, 4, Dies After Nap at Jersey City School

A 4-year-old child died after being found unresponsive after a nap at a Jersey City school Thursday afternoon, schools officials said. School staff found the boy, who was in pre-K at the Rafael de J. Cordero School PS 37, unresponsive after the afternoon nap, according to officials.


New Burger Joint Opening In East Hanover

EAST HANOVER, NJ — The Habit Burger Grill is moving into Florham Park, and its giving away plenty of free food ahead of their official opening. The restaurant will be located at 185 Ridgedale Avenue and is expected to open on Jan. 30. Members of the restaurant's rewards club, called CharClub, can tr


Maurice Chestnut: Black History Month at the Montclair Public Library

Ends: 2019-02-17 Address: 50 South Fullerton Ave. Website: http://www.montclairlibrary.org/news-events/maurice-chestnut-black-history-month-at-the-montclair-public-library/. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/montclairpubliclibrary/



On Thursday, January 17th, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. and Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura announced the Essex County’s Code Blue procedures are being activated because extreme cold weather and snow in the forecast. The Code Blue will be in effect from Thursday, January 17


Newark Man Charged With Shoplifting: Millburn Police

MILLBURN, NJ - A 53-year-old Newark man was charged with shoplifting after reportedly leavng a store with three items he didn't pay for on Jan. 6, according to the Millburn Police Department.


MontClairVoyant: The Dance of Montclair High PE Credit and Lackawanna Plaza’s Future

Montclair High students will no longer get phys-ed credit for dance classes. Bad idea?. Awful idea, and I’m glad students created a petition against it that had nearly 600 signatures as of January 16. Dancing is athletic and more popular with girls than boys, so the change is dumb, sexist, and may m


New Jersey lawmakers agree on $15 minimum wage legislation

TRENTON — Legislative Democrats announced Thursday they have reached an agreement to raise New Jersey's minimum wage to $15 an hour. Gov. Phil Murphy, Senate President Steve Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin said the legislation would raise the minimum wage over the course of five years, i


West Orange Principals' Bowling for Scholarship Dollars Feb. 2

WEST ORANGE, NJ -- The West Orange Education Foundation will be sponsoring Principals' Bowling for Scholarship Dollars Feb. 2. The event will take place at 7:30 p.m. at Eagle Rock Lanes, and proceeds will benefit the West Orange Scholarship Fund. The scholarship will be awarded to eligible graduatin


Residents fondly recall Jones after her recent death

IRVINGTON, NJ — The funeral service for Essex County Freeholder and former at large Councilwoman Lebby Jones is scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 17, at 11 a.m. at Franklin Saint John’s United Methodist Church, 142 Maple Ave., Newark.


Memories by George Thaddeus Saj - Exhibit at the Montclair Public Library

The Montclair Public Library’s popular art series continues with Memories by George Thaddeus Saj on display from February 1 through February 27 in the gallery of the Main Library, 50 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042.


Montclair State University Offers Free Training for Federal Employees During Shutdown

Montclair State University will give free professional development classes tomorrow to all federal employees to help them gain skills while they are out of work during the government shutdown.


Mother starts jump rope team in honor of son who died while crossing NJ street

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey -- A jump rope team from Jersey City is exceptional - and they have the national titles to prove it. What you might not realize, watching the smiles on the team, that it was all born out of pain and loss.


Good old American fun at the Meadowlands this weekend

Originally starting out by buying and selling horses, the Kids Fun Fair & Zoo has been around for 40 years and will bring its brand of entertainment to the Meadowlands Expo Center in Secaucus this weekend, from Saturday, Jan. 19, to Monday, Jan. 21.