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NJ FMBA and PBA Decry the Pay Freeze Asked of South Orange First Responders in the 2020 Municipal Budget

May 28, 2020

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The state associations representing South Orange police officers and fire fighters have issued a joint statement today denouncing the intention of the South Orange Board of Trustees — and Village President Sheena Collum in specific — to freeze their pay for the next two budget years.

“The Village President of South Orange, Sheena C. Collum has again ...

When Will Pools Reopen in NJ? Competitive Swimmers Push for Reopening

May 28, 2020

TRENTON, NJ -- While parents and students of New Jersey high schools rejoiced in finally getting guidance on graduations at Gov. Phil Murphy's press conference on Tuesday, questions regarding whether area pools will open this summer remain unanswered.

"I will just comment that outdoor pools are still on the list of, they're a little bit more complicated," Murphy said.

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Fri, May 29, 4:00 PM


UnBook Club

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OPINION: A Pandemic Doesn’t Stop the Dedication to Newark

May 20, 2020

When I was a child, growing up on Quitman Street in Newark meant any adult could tell any child to straighten up and fly right, should they observe that child in need of such advice. The neighborhood was like an extended family, and people were thankful to have extra sets of eyes and ears to look out for one another as their days got busier and the world around them became more ...

Montclair Blotter: Neo-Nazi Stickers on Park Poles, Cars Rummaged Through, Theft and More

May 20, 2020

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The following blotter was published by the Montclair Police Department on May 19, 2020: 

May 14, 2020 (Mission Street): The victim reports that packages containing over
$600 in merchandise were stolen from the front of his residence.

May 15, 2020 (Park Street): Police responded on a report of three motor vehicles
having been rummaged through. Eight dollars ...

Montclair Public Library to Host UnBook Club

May 28, 2020

This event will take place on the library’s Instagram Live.


Join MPL librarians Jill and Alex as they chat about what they’re reading, watching, and enjoying over on Instagram.

Join the convo – comment with your own recommendations or questions: @montclairpubliclibrary on Instagram.

Starts: 2020-05-29

Ends: 2020-05-29

Address: @montclairpubliclibrary on ...