As Gov. Christie Declares State of Emergency, Montclair Board of Ed. Meeting Canceled

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - With a blizzard warning in effect and Governor Christie declaring a State of Emergency, Montclair School District officials have announced this afternoon that the public Board of Education meeting planned for tonight, January 26, has been canceled. 

Inclement weather forecasts have resulted in early dismissals and cancelation of afterschool activities, as well. 

The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning for the Northeast from 1p.m. on Monday through 12a.m. on Wednesday and has predicted a total accumulation of 30" of snow. By Monday night, a total of 10-16 inches are predicted to be dumped on Montclair. 

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The Township of Montclair is asking residents to only travel when necessary due to hazardous conditions, poor visibility and strong winds. Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo and Sheriff Armando Fontura issued a snow emergency warning from Monday, January 26 at 4p.m. to Wednesday, January 28 at 9a.m. 

TAPinto Montclair staff will keep the public informed as updates on the new meeting date become available.

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