Midtown Direct Resumes Service, Veterans Day Ceremony, and Montclair Man Killed in Newark
Here is a rundown of the top stories this week in Montclair.
Three weeks after Hurricane Sandy, NJ Transit will restore weekday service to the Montclair-Boonton Line starting Monday. Midtown Direct service between Montclair State University and New York will operate on a regular schedule, which can be found here.
Service between Hackettstown and Hoboken on Monday will run on a modified schedule, which can be found here.
A 32-year-old Upper Montclair man was killed in Newark Nov. 10 after he was struck by a fleeing car during a police chase, a spokesman for the New Jersey State Police confirmed Thursday.
New Montclair Superintendent Penny MacCormack convened a congress of Montclair’s 11 public school Parent Teacher Associations Tuesday at the Montclair Public Library to introduce herself and discuss her vision for the district.
While the sound of a lone trumpet could be heard playing “Taps” during Monday’s Veterans Day ceremony in Edgemont Memorial Park, the gathered crowd listened and reflected and the Montclair Police Honor Guard fired three rifle volleys into the air.
A Montclair start-up that merges art with fashion just got the kickstart it needed.
With only a handful of days remaining, VōTLO Couture has surpassed its fundraising goal on Kickstarter.com, raising just over $30,000 in pledges.
Patch is excited to announce our new effort to help support devastated communities after the storm. For every tweet sent with the hashtag #PatchRebuilds, we will donate $1 to theAmeriCares Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief Fund, up to $125,000.
In this installment of Visions for Vacancies, the Montclair Patch asks: what do you think should move into 499-501 Bloomfield Ave., the former home of Rascals Comedy Club?
Keep your eyes on the sky during the pre-dawn hours between Saturday and Tuesday, Nov. 20, because that's when the famous Leonid meteor shower is expected to peak.
These meteors are fast -- about 40 miles per second -- and can leave trails of smoke, according to Astronomy.com. They will appear to radiate from the constellation Leo the Lion and can vary in color.
No need to worry about conversation topics around the Thanksgiving dinner table. Let your guests fill up on this list of Thanksgiving fun facts!