Montclair Local Letters and Opinion
An elected Board of Education is the only way to save Montclair (Letter to the editor)
"The reality is the problems that people fear are already happening under our current system," Jason Sargis writes.
Trust the LWV’s advice against an elected Montclair school board (Letter to the editor)
Andrea Cohen says agrees with the LWV that an elected board doesn't represent voters better.
Bravo for reopening the Clairidge — but one concern (Letter to the editor)
I've seen hundreds of movies at the Clairidge — and was sorry to see it and every other theater shuttered when COVID-19 hit. On Sunday, Oct. 24, my wife Bibi Pasternack and I finally returned to the Clairidge, now under the aegis of Montclair Film. I've...
There’s nothing scary about an elected Montclair school board (Letter to the editor)
George Simpson says the appointed board has already failed Montclair.
Arguments for elected Montclair BOE dangerously naïve (Letter to the editor)
"Sorry, no, Montclair isn’t that different," David Grill says.
Do we really want partisan, nasty BOE races in Montclair? (Letter to the editor)
Betsy Saron urges a no vote against the change to a Type II school district, with an elected school board.
Montclair needs a new stormwater management plan (Town Square)
Councilman Peter Yacobellis writes: "Montclair, like nearly everywhere else, has significant opportunity to course correct."
Are you voting against Mayor Spiller? Or against your best interests? (Town Square)
David Cummings writes: "We know an appointed board results in placing individuals with diverse experiences and backgrounds — individuals who volunteer to do the work. We do not know what an elected board will deliver."
What I’ve learned from getting COVID at age 89 (Town Square)
David Jones says at his age, it's very possible his life was saved by a Mountainside nurse and the good work that went into the Moderna vaccine.
I trust the LWV’s research on elected vs. appointed Montclair school board (Letter to the Editor)
Diana Stewart says the League's years of research should carry weight.