Montclair's Top 10 Stories of January

Here are the most read stories of the month!


Montclair was busy during the first month of 2013. Here are the top 10 most read stories in January.

Montclair Woman Charged with Stabbing Boyfriend to Death

A Claremont Avenue resident died from injuries sustained in a stabbing on the morning of Jan. 13 in his home, according to the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office.

A 44-year-old woman stabbed two people in a home on Normal Avenue on Jan. 2, according to Montclair Police. 

Missing Person Reported to Montclair Police

A Verona man, last heard from by his Montclair parents on Dec. 12, has been reported missing, according to police. 

Montclair State Reverses Student's Suspension Over Online Fat Jokes

Montclair State University rescinded a suspension on Jan. 17 it had handed down to a male student who made fat jokes about a female student on social media websites.  

A man recently exposed himself to a woman waiting to pick up children at a school bus stop near Nishuane Park, according to Montclair Police.  

Soil Contamination Stymies Edgemont Park Dredging Plan

Tests done in preparation for the dredging of Edgemont Park pond found higher than expected soil contamination levels, forcing planners to scrap an extensive improvement plan.

The township is set to invest about $800,000 to improve and restore Edgemont Park.

Store Spotting: New Businesses in 2013

A flurry of new businesses set up shop in Montclair before and after the clock struck midnight on New Year’s Eve. The next time you are walking up or down Bloomfield Avenue, check out some of these new storefronts!

Montclair Physicians on 'Top Docs' List

There were 21 doctors with practices in Montclair included on New Jersey Monthly's 2012 list of "New Jersey's Top Doctors." The issue is on newsstands now. 

Montclair's Mark Alexander Seeks NJ Senate Seat

A Montclair resident will challenge a longtime Democratic incumbent for her New Jersey Senate seat this year. 


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