Montclair Top Stories

January 19, 2019

MONTCLAIR, NJ - A Saturday morning blaze has displaced several families. Located at 55 Grove Street, near the intersection of Glenridge Avenue, firefighters were able to douse the flames and evacuate the families affected. This comes just hours before,what is predicted to be one of the largest ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ – The road was not kind to Bloomfield Boys Varsity Basketball as they dropped a pair of SEC Liberty Division games, falling to Montclair Mounties 72-44 on Thursday in Montclair, and losing to Columbia Cougars 53-48 on Tuesday in Maplewood.   In the defeated to Montclair, senior ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ  – Montclair officials announced that parking is prohibited on Montclair roads during a snow event. Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. and Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura are also asking that residents do not park on county roads from Saturday, January 19th to ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ – Members of the Montclair Education Association united together in solidarity during the first public meeting of the year hosted by Montclair Board of Education on Monday night at the George Inness Annex Atrium on Park Street. Presiding over the standing-room-only meeting were ...

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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.  As a result, bus route pick-up times will be delayed by two hours.  For instance, if your normal ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ – Members of the Montclair Board of School Estimate unanimously approved $2.03 million in funding for a special project during a public meeting Tuesday evening at Montclair Town Hall. Presiding over the meeting were Mayor Robert Jackson, Schools Superintendent Kendra Johnson, Board ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany corporate park at 8 Wood Hollow Road is getting a new tenant, and most likely a weekly crowd, as Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill announced the opening of her Congressional office to that location. “An accessible, centrally-located district office is incredibly ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- For almost seven years, the Township of Bloomfield has been in litigation over the .62 acre plot of land abutting the NJ Transit Station along Lackawanna Place. The former owner has repeatedly demanded more money that experts and judicial bodies have assessed its value to be. For ...

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  MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair resident, Cara Di Falco has created Cara’s Cucina, YouTube’s first and only Emmy Nominated cooking show, according to a release. Cara Di Falco is an Integrative Nutrition Health Coach and a professional broadcast journalist. Together with her two-time Emmy Award ...

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NEW YORK – Music for Life International continues its decade-long tradition of global humanitarian concerts with Beethoven for The Rohingya, a benefit concert featuring Beethoven’s monumental Ninth Symphony, presented in the Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stageat Carnegie Hall on Monday, January 28, ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ -- Montclair pulled away in the fourth quarter for a 66-53 boys basketball victory over Columbia Thursday night. Charles Murphy poured in 35 points for the Mounties (6-3), who finished the game with a 22-11 showing to extend a two-point lead. Dylan Jones scored 15 points for ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Police have located a suspect accused of attempting to give an 11-year-old girl a ride, officials say. The investigation concluded with police determining that it was a misunderstanding after an Uber driver began circling the area looking for a scheduled pickup and ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ -- Four players scored in double figures as Columbia raced to a 63-37 girls basketball victory over Montclair Thursday night. Maia Little scored 15 points for Columbia (4-5), which outscored the Mounties, 20-11, in the second quarter to open a 30-17 lead. Sage Cleghorn scored 13 ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany corporate park at 8 Wood Hollow Road is getting a new tenant, and most likely a weekly crowd, as Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill announced the opening of her Congressional office to that location. “An accessible, centrally-located district office is incredibly ...

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CLIFTON, NJ – Bloomfield Boys Varsity Wrestling got back to their winning ways in resounding fashion after defeating Secaucus Patriots 59-12 and Montclair Mounties 68-12 to close out a four-team meet on Saturday afternoon at Clifton High School.   Earlier Saturday morning, Bloomfield lost their ...

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NEW YORK, NY - Getting into New York City on the weekends just continues to get harder.  With the approach to the Lincoln Tunnel under construction as part of a multi-year project, mass transit would be the advisable way to get to downtown NY.  Until now. From Saturday, January 5, onward PATH’s ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Police are in search of a suspect accused of attempting to give an 11-year-old girl a ride, officials say. According to reports, the incident occurred on January 2 at 7am, when an 11-year-old was approached by an unidentified male in a vehicle, at the corner of ...

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WASHINGTON, DC - Navy Veteran Mikie Sherrill took the oath of office on Thursday and joined the 116th Congress of the United States as the Representative for New Jersey’s 11th Congressional District. Sherrill's four children joined her for the ceremony. “Today, I proudly raised my right hand and ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair High School staff were on alert after a student reported seeing a homeless man smoking a cigarette in the auditorium lobby. The incident took place around 6:45a.m. on Friday, school district officials reported to parents. Montclair High School Principal Anthony M.

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair High School Rowing Head Coach Jeremy Michalitsianos has been voted the 2018 US Rowing Junior Coach of the Year, school officials announced. He has also been selected as the 2018 Joy of Sculling Coach of the Year. A 10 year coach of the Montclair High School program, ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Gina's Bakery, located at 110 Walnut Street, will be closing its doors for good on Sunday. The decision to close is due to retirement of the owner. Gina's staff posted the following message on their social media pages: "Sunday, at 1:00, Gina’s will be closing it’s doors for ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – History was made Saturday as Bloomfield High School hosted the inaugural Girls Wrestling Holiday Tournament.  The all-female event was the first of its kind in the state of New Jersey.      In a ground-breaking decision for scholastic wrestling, the NJSIAA approved girls ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The popular South End business, B London, located at 307 Orange Rd., is set to close its doors for good this week. After four years in business, the eatery posted the following farewell message on their Facebook page:  "We are sad to announce that B London Montclair will be ...

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SPARTA, NJ – A Montclair woman is facing drug and alcohol charges after a traffic stop on route 15 south.  On December 23, around 11:30 a.m. Officer Steven Guido stopped Deborah Santiago, 49 in a white Mazda SUV for a broken license plate light, police report. Guido smelled marijuana in the car ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Bloomfield Police Department will be conducting a DWI Sobriety Checkpoint on Bloomfield Ave. beginning in the late evening on Saturday, December 29, lasting until the following day, in response to statistics demonstrating a disproportionate number of impaired driving incidents ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Nearly a dozen Montclair students were the recipients of laptops on Thursday. As part of a laptop refurbishing initiative called Laptop Upcycle, the students also received free WiFi for their homes for four years. The eligibility is based on need. Twelve recipients, all ...

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FRONT ROYAL , VA -- Kristina Mullen of Upper Montclair, NJ, a junior at Randolph-Macon Academy (R-MA), was a member of R-MA's Virginia 091st Air Force Junior ROTC Parade Unit that marched in the 93rd Alsatia Mummer's Parade in Hagerstown, MD, on October 27, 2018. She was among nearly 90 R-MA ...

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  MONTCLAIR, NJ - Gelotti has been invited and will be participating in Gelato Festival World Ranking in Italy next month, store officials announced. On a rainy day in August, Chef Mike Guerriero, and his Gelotti team prepared for Gelato Festival America 2018 at Liberty State ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – The Bloomfield High School Girls Varsity Basketball team suffered their first defeat of the season, losing to Immaculate Conception High School of Montclair 57-45 on Thursday evening in a non-division game at Bloomfield High School.   Montclair Immaculate led wire-to-wire, ...

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UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ, - Montclair State senior linebacker Mauro Altamura was named Third Team All-America by D3Football.Com, capping a season that has seen the Hasbrouck Heights native bring home a treasure chest full of awards.  Altamura was named First Team All East Region by D3Football as ...

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