The most recent news, community, arts and sports stories from Montclair Local.
Two Montclair students win honors at piano competition
Jonah Gurtman, Oliver Koblence take prizes
Optional masking in schools, Essex marked 'high' for transmission
School officials say they're seeing a drop in cases that isn't yet reflected in state figures.
Environmental mystery: Thousands of fish die in Third River
Any of several causes might have led to the massive die-off earlier this month.
Eating pastries all in a row, rowing away for fitness in Montclair (Robin’s Nest)
Robin didn’t have to travel far at all to find a business that brought a bit of France to Montclair, Jayce Baudry French Pastry. Next, she stopped into Row House for a workout.
Battling mosquitoes — Tactics to try, and to avoid (What’s in Your Backyard)
How did they find you? Your mistake was breathing.
We've won NJPA's highest award. Members made it possible
This marks the fourth year in a row Montclair Local earned the General Excellence Award; it’s received the honor every year since the newspaper became eligible to compete in the press association’s annual Better Newspaper Contest.
Listen to Radio Free Montclair on the Montclair Local app
Radio Free Montclair streams every Friday, beginning at 5 p.m.
Montclair Kimberley girls track runs away with Super Essex Conference Colonial title
Montclair Kimberley girls track and field team finished with 117 points, far ahead of second-place Verona, with 90 points to win the Super Essex Conference Colonial Division title on Saturday, May 14 at Schools Stadium in Newark. The Cougars boys came in fourth in the Colonial division race with 62 points, six behind Verona for third place.
Montclair High School track takes seconds at Super Essex Conference American meet
An underclassmen-filled Montclair High School girls track team came close to bringing home a Super Essex Conference American Division title.
Teachers, families reel at news of 83 Montclair schools nonrenewal notices
Montclair’s school superintendent says he issued 83 nonrenewal notices to staff Friday as part of an effort to stabilize the staff size and head off substantial nonrenewals in years to come.