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Controversial Montclair Ice Cream Shop with "Sexualized" Logo Permanently Closes

December 7, 2018

MONTCLAIR, NJ - After nearly a year in business, the embattled Dairy Air ice cream company, has permanently closed its doors.

Located at 521 Bloomfield Ave, Dairy Air came under fire for having, what residents called, a "sexualized" logo. 

Shortly after opening in 2017, the ice cream shop encountered problems with many Montclair residents who called its ...

Controversial Montclair Ice Cream Shop with 'Sexualized' Logo Shuts Its Doors

MONTCLAIR, NJ - After nearly a year in business, the embattled Dairy Air ice cream company has permanently closed its doors.

Located at 521 Bloomfield Ave., Dairy Air came under fire for having what residents called a "sexualized" logo. 

Shortly after opening in 2017, the ice cream shop encountered problems with many Montclair residents who took to social media, ...

Bloomfield Police Investigate After Shots Fired on Spring Street

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Officers of the Bloomfield Police Department responded to Spring Street after 8 p.m. on Thursday after reports of shots fired in the area.

Police blocked Spring Street from the intersection of Spring and Division Street south. (Spring Street runs from St. Valentine's Church to the area of Oakes Pond.)

According to neighbors who were watching the police ...

Police Search for Montclair Man in Connection with Bloomfield Avenue Shooting

MONTCLAIR, NJ - After shots were fired on Bloomfield Avenue near the area of Mission Street on Saturday, police are searching for the man accused of attempted murder among other charges. 

Chaos erupted, and a man, hit by a bullet, ran into a local business and collapses on the floor. At approximately 7 p.m., officers were dispatched to the area of Bloomfield Avenue and Mission ...

Essex County to Host Annual Sustainable Homes and Habitats Gingerbread Contest

ROSELAND, NJ – The public is invited to participate in Essex County’s annual 2018 Sustainable Homes and Habitats Gingerbread Contest at the Essex County Environmental Center by entering their best gingerbread houses in a variety of categories.

The free competition encourages have fun over the holiday season while also helping the county raise awareness about ...

Identity Released of Female Victim in Fatal Montclair Stabbing

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The victim in Monday morning's fatal stabbing in Montclair has been identified.

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Montclair Police
Chief Todd Conforti announced Tuesday that the Montclair Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor's Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating the fatal stabbing of a victim identified as ...

Female Fatally Stabbed in Montclair on Monday, Police Confirm

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Law enforcement officials have confirmed the fatal stabbing of a female victim in Montclair on Monday. The exact location and details surrounding the homicide have not yet been released, as this story is developing. 

However, eyewitnesses reported seeing police bring someone in a body bag out of a building located at 50 Greenwood Avenue sometime around 4 ...

Mikie Sherrill and Local Veteran Highlighted at Essex County Veterans Day Observance

NEWARK, NJ – Congresswoman-Elect Mikie Sherrill, a Navy veteran, made her first public appearance since winning the election in New Jersey’s 11th District at the ninth annual Essex County Veterans Day Observance on Wednesday at Essex County Veterans Memorial Park in Newark. During the ceremony, U.S. Navy and Naval Reserve Veteran William Squires was presented with ...

Essex County Prosecutor: Maximum Penalty of Life Imprisonment Possible for Montclair Attorney James R. Ray III

NEWARK, NJ – The Essex County Prosecutors Office held a press conference Wednesday afternoon announcing that the Montclair attorney accused of killing his live-in girlfriend on October 23, has been captured in Cuba.  James R. Ray, III, 55, is charged with killing the mother of his child, 44-year-old, Angela Bledsoe.
 
“We have in custody James R. Ray, III, who is charged ...

Attorney Charged with Killing Montclair Mother is Captured in Cuba

NEWARK, NJ - The Montclair attorney accused of killing his live-in girlfriend on October 22 has been captured in Cuba, police officials announced on Wednesday. According to published reports, James Ray, III, 55, is charged with killing the mother of his child, 44-year-old, Angela Bledsoe.

During a press conference, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens announced, "Today, ...

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