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ELECTIONS: Mayoral candidates discuss education issues facing Montclair’s district
Montclair’s Parent Teacher Association decided to sponsor a mayoral candidates forum on educational issues
Montclair civil rights leader apologizes after criticism over anti-Semitic remarks
By ERIN ROLL email@example.com Montclair civil rights leader James Harris has apologized following criticism of comments viewed by community leaders to be anti-Semitic at the Dec. 30 Fourth Ward meeting. During the course of the meeting, which dealt in part with gentrification and housing affordability in Montclair, Harris, the chair of the New Jersey Association of Black Educators and the
Photos: Montclair Trump Impeachment rally joins hundreds nationwide
A mostly middle-aged and senior crowd, racially mixed, with some youths, turned out in the cold and drizzling rain, messaged protestor Claudia Sherwood, "I felt a respect and dedication to the democratic process from the crowd." ...
GOPs ask NJ Transit for permission to create pro-gun mural
The Montclair Republican Club has requested permission from NJ Transit to create a pro-Second Amendment mural across from a recently installed mural with an anti-gun violence message on the Chestnut Street trestle.
In brief: Protest against treatment of Essex County ICE detainee Thursday
On Thursday, Aug. 29, 10 a.m., Bnai Keshet and Faith in Essex will protest treatment of a deportee front of the Newark Hall of Records, 465 MLK Boulevard.
Legislative redistricting explored in Montclair
By Kelly Nicholaides for Montclair Local Princeton resident Reed Gusciora planned to move in order to run for re-election to Assembly after his legislative district changed. Instead of introducing himself to new constituents, he looked for a home in Trenton, which remained in the 16th Legislative District that previously included Princeton...