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Week in Review: Man Exposes Himself Near Nishuane Park, Residents Reject Proposal for Water Well and More

Check out the top Montclair stories this week!

MSU to Exhibit Holocaust Survivor's Paintings in Upcoming Exhibit

A collection of art work preserving visceral images of life in Nazi concentration camps and the uprising of Jews in Warsaw has been donated to Montclair State University. 

New Officers Join the Ranks of Montclair Police

Meet the newest member of the Montclair Police force.

Four new officers and one probationary officer were sworn in to the police department on Tuesday in the council chambers of the municipal building.

Montclair Police Department reported the following theft from a motor vehicle and vandalism last week.

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.  

Township Releases Docs About Nishuane Park Well Proposal

Montclair Township has released documents about the proposed Nishuane Park water well project. 

Bloomfield Ave. Restaurant Burglarized Again

A local restaurant on Bloomfield Avenue was burglarized for a second time within a week, according to Montclair Police. 

Get Your Flu Shots: Widget Shows Where Available

The past week has been no kinder to New Jersey residents suffering from the sniffles, cough and chills of the flu, state officials say, andhas led to the death of a fourth state resident, according to an NJ.com report.

Click on the link above to find out where you can still get your flu vaccination. 

Residents Reject Water Well Proposed for Nishuane Park

The Montclair Council received an earful of criticism and objections on Tuesday about a township plan to build a water facility in Nishuane Park.

For the third time in a week, residents spoke at the public podium and cited both environmental concerns and the loss of parkland as reasons for the council to nix the plan.

Students rallied to make the streets around their school safer, and the Montclair Council listened. 

The first reading of an ordinance to place an all-way stop at the intersection of Chestnut and Forest streets was unanimously approved by the township council on Tuesday. The second and final reading will be at an upcoming council conference.

Opinion: Obama's Inauguration Should Usher in Era of Republican Cooperation

Mark Alexander, of Montclair, recently submitted an opinion piece to the Montclair Patch. He is a former senior adviser to President Barack Obama and current candidate for the New Jersey State Senate in the 34th District. 

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