Week in Review: Municipal and Police Buildings May Get New Home, Group Calls for Community Center and More

Here is the rundown of what happened in Montclair this past week.

The Montclair government and police force may have a new home in the future.

The township council appointed seven residents on Thursday to head the Facilities Task Force to analyze where and how a new headquarters for Montclair’s municipal building and police department could be consolidated into one place. 

Susan Sturner suffers from fibromyalgia, Hepatitis C and a host of other ailments. To ease her pain, her doctor recently prescribed her with one thing that will help: medical marijuana. 

Montclair Group Calls for Community Center

Montclair has a lot to offer on its mainline, but a local group thinks it's missing one thing: a community center. 

The Montclair Senior Citizen Advisory Committee wants to create a public space in town, said committee member Ann Lippel, which can be a place for local information, a space for local organizations to meet, and a spot to just hang out. 

Weekend Armed Robbery Reported on Jefferson Place

Montclair police are investigating an armed robbery that took place last weekend when a man flashed a gun at two people sitting in a car and took their money and cell phones.

Poll: Do You Want Montclair Teachers to be Armed?

The school shooting in Newtown, Conn., this month has since triggered a conversation polarizing much of the country: Should teachers be armed in the classroom? 

See how your neighbors voted and what they are saying about the issue in the article's comment section. 

Don't worry about leaving your New Year's Eve Party early. The PATH is running 24/7 on Dec. 31 and Jan. 1, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced on Monday. 


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