The most recent news, community, arts and sports stories from Montclair Local.
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.
Residents petition to allow virtual access to council meetings
Two Montclair residents have started a petition on change.org asking the Township Council to reinstitute live streaming of all its meetings, and to let participants again call in for comment.
Witchcraft journal stolen from White Rabbit Black Heart, police say
Montclair police blotter for May 10 through May 17.
APEX Ensemble: ‘Respecting tradition, embracing modernism’
APEX Ensemble's season finale occurred this past Sunday in Central Presbyterian Church, featuring works by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Gustav Mahler, Richard Wagner and Franz Liszt, along with vocal performances by soprano Felicia Moore and baritone John Brancy.
Champions! Montclair Kimberley baseball stuns in Prep B finals
Montclair Kimberley combined timely hitting, key punch-outs by pitchers and defensive gems for its first New Jersey Prep championship since 2009.
Judge: Text messages ‘provide the story’ in Eagle Rock slaying
Judge refuses to release man to home detention, even though he claims there's no proof linking him to Kelsey Steels' death.
Deer dies on field before Montclair, MKA lacrosse game
The deer was most likely hit by a vehicle, and kept alive for a short time by adrenaline, Montclair's animal control officer said.
Celebrating Montclair parks and the man behind them
Residents gathered at Anderson Park on Saturday, May 14, celebrating the legacy of Frederick Law Olmsted.
Montclair pulls away to beat MKA in boys lacrosse rivalry
Montclair boys lacrosse was only leading 4-3 at halftime Montclair Kimberley in the battle of the rivals on Friday, March 13. The Mounties would pull away late in the 9-4 victory over the Cougars.
Montclair services struggle to help with baby formula shortage
For kids with special health needs, supply problem a heightened risk