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Montclair Township

Montclair News/Events

Montclair-oriented web sites

Love Our Montclair
MESH Montclair Emergency Services for the Homeless
The Montclair Girl
Wikipedia: Montclair, New Jersey
city-data.com: Montclair, New Jersey
Lord Essex Apartments weather page

Articles about Montclair

NJ.com N.J.'s 33 best small towns, ranked, for the ultimate fall day trip
Only In Your State Just 30 Minutes from NYC, Montclair Is The Perfect New Jersey Day Trip Destination
Patch.com Montclair Earns Nod As 'Healthy Town' Amid Pandemic
PureWow · The 6 Best Places to Live in New Jersey
· The 8 Best Commuter Towns to NYC
  Not one of the 8, but honorable mention to Montclair
Travel + Leisure 12 Best Small Towns in New Jersey
Travel Awaits How To Spend A Perfect Weekend In Montclair, NJ


Various other uncategorized links:

Montclair Community Farms
Montclair Rock Chorus

Local utility companies

Cable-based TV, phone & Internet connection Comcast
Brand name: Xfinity
800-XFINITY (800-934-6489)
Local office: 495 Prospect Ave, Suite 509, West Orange
(Essex Green)
Copper or fiber-based TV, phone & Internet connection Verizon
Brand name for fiber service: FiOS
800-VERIZON (837-4966)
Electricity & Gas Public Service Electric & Gas (PSE&G)
Subsidiary of Public Service Enterprise Group
800-436-PSEG (7734)
Local Office: 59 Main St, West Orange
Mon-Fri 8am-4pm

Useful Contact Info

EMERGENCYPolice, fire, ambulance911
Poison Help US Poison Center
NJ Poison Control
800-222-1222 (24/7)
Montclair Ambulance Unit Non-emergency info 95 Walnut St
Montclair TownshipMunicipal Building205 Claremont Ave
  Police Department non-emergency 647 Bloomfield Ave
Twitter @MontclairPD
  Fire Department non-emergency Headquarters: 1 Pine St
Station #2: 588 Valley Rd
Station #3: 151 Harrison Ave
  Fire Prevention Bureau 1 Pine St
  Animal Control Animal Control 862-621-9113
Montclair Police non-emergency 973-744-1234
  Board of Education 22 Valley Rd
  Library Main: 50 S Fullerton Ave
Bellevue branch: 185 Bellevue Ave
Surrounding towns Bloomfield 973-680-4000
Clifton 973-470-5800
Cedar Grove 973-239-1410
Glen Ridge 973-748-8400
Verona 973-239-3220
West Orange 973-325-4100
NJ 211 "Human services"
Housing, financial, child, mental health, employment, security, ...
Twitter @NJ211
988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
24/7, free, confidential 211
Twitter @NJ211


Mountainside Hospital
1.2 miles from LE
0.4 miles from MM
1 Bay Ave, Montclair
396 beds according to Wikipedia 02/2022
St Barnabas Medical Center (St Barnabas)
7.6 - 8.5 miles from here (depending on how you go)
94 Old Short Hills Rd, Livingston
597 beds according to Wikipedia 02/2022
Level 1 trauma centers University Hospital, Newark, NJ
Morristown Medical Center, Morristown, NJ
Level 2 trauma centers St Joseph's University Medical Center, Paterson, NJ
Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ

Post Offices

Montclair 125 Glenridge Ave
M-F 10am - 7pm, Sat 10am - 4pm
1.1 miles from LE, 0.2 miles from MM

128 Watchung Ave, Suite 2 (Upper Montclair)
M-F 9am - 5pm, Sat 9am - noon
1.5 miles from LE, 1.6 miles from MM
Glen Ridge 225 Ridgewood Ave, Glen Ridge
M-F 8:00am - 5pm, Sat 8am - 2pm
1.1 miles from MM
Verona 682 Bloomfield Ave, Verona
M-F 8:30am - 4pm, Sat 9am - noon
1.6 miles from LE


Montclair Township Municipal Building 205 Claremont Ave
Essex County The County of Essex, NJ 465 Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Newark, NJ 07102
  Board of County Commissioners
Formerly known as Board of Chosen Freeholders
freeholders.essexcountynj.org | ecfnj.com | nj-ecc.org
465 Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Rm 558, Newark
  Essex County Clerk Office: 465 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Rm 247, Newark
Mail: PO Box 690, Newark, NJ 07101
  Essex County Sheriff's Office 50 West Market St, Newark
crimestoppers at essexsheriff dot com
  Essex Vicinage
NJ courts in Essex County
50 West Market St, Newark
  Essex County Utilities Authority 60 Nelson Place, 6th Floor, Newark
info at ecuanj dot com
New Jersey The State of New Jersey
  New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness General inquiries: 609-584-4000, e-mail
Tips & leads: 866-4-SAFE-NJ (866-472-3365) or 211, e-mail
  NJ Motor Vehicle Commission 888-486-3339
  NJ Division of Elections 877-NJVOTER (658-6837), 609-292-3760
  NJ Courts Online
  Office of the Governor Phil Murphy
Since January 16, 2018
US Congress
Federal government
US Senate Cory Booker
  Since October 31, 2013
Robert Menendez
  Since January 18, 2006
  House of Representatives
11th Congressional District
Mikie Sherrill
Since January 3, 2019


TaxiYelp search: Taxi near Montclair, NJ
Car sharing Zipcar
Montclair Township: Car Sharing & Boxcar
Bus lines NJ Transit
NJ Transit: Decamp Alternate Service Info Montclair-Boonton Rail Line alternate services
Montclair Township: Car Sharing & Boxcar
Note: DeCamp shut down due to COVID-19 on August 7, 2020,
resumed limited service June 14, 2021
expanded service November 1, 2021
shut down commuter service again as of April 7, 2023 (charter/shuttle/casino only)

NJ Transit: Decamp Alternate Service Info

Train NJ Transit train stations: 800-772-2222
Montclair-Boonton Rail Line alternative services


Deron School 130 Grove St
Special needs
Immaculate Conception High School 33 Cottage Pl
Lacordaire Academy 155 Lorraine Ave, Upper Montclair
Montclair Community Pre-K 49 Orange Rd
Private non-profit preschool
Montclair Cooperative School 65 Chestnut St
Nursery - 8th grade
Montclair Jewish Workshop mjwpresident@yahoo.com Education cooperative
Montclair Kimberly Academy Primary PreK-3: 224 Orange Rd
Middle 4-8: 201 Valley Rd
Upper 9-12: 6 Lloyd Rd
Private school
Montclair Public Library Adult School 973-744-0500 x 2224 Virtual classes available
Montclair Public Schools
Wikipedia: Montclair Public Schools
22 Valley Rd
Public school system
Montclair State University
Wikipedia: Montclair State University
1 Normal Ave
Public research university
School of Rock Montclair 125 Valley Rd
Music classes
YCS Sawtelle Learning Center 973-744-0615 Autistism-spectrum


Local newspapers The Montclair Dispatch 973-509-8861
Montclair Local
Montclair Local merged with Baristanet and went digital-only,
you can subscribe to their newsletter
The Montclair Times/northjersey.com 888-282-3422
NJ newspaper The Star-Ledger 888-STARLEDGER (782-7533)
NYC newspapers The New York Times 800-NYTIMES (698-4637)
New York Post 800-552-7678
NY Daily News 800-692-6397
The Wall Street Journal 800-JOURNAL (568-7625)


StationDescriptionListen live
Radio Free Montclair radiofreemontclair.org
660 AM WFAN Sports Radio (Mets, Giants, Nets, Devils games)
770 AM WABC News Talk Radio, Jets games
880 AM WCBS Newsradio 880, Yankee games
1010 AM 1010 WINS 24/7 news on 1010 AM and 92.3 FM as of fall 2022 - Audacy
1050 AM WEPN ESPN Radio
88.3 FM WBGO Jazz 88
89.5 FM WSOU Seton Hall's Pirate Radio
92.3 FM 1010 WINS 24/7 news on 1010 AM and 92.3 FM as of fall 2022 - Audacy
96.3 FM WQXR Classical
100.3 FM WHTZ Z100
101.1 FM WCBS WCBS-FM NY's greatest hits
101.5 FM WKXW New Jersey 101.5
101.9 FM WFAN-FM Same as 660AM, but on FM
102.7 FM WNEW New 102.7 - Adult Contemporary
104.3 FM WAXQ Q104.3 - Classic Rock
105.5 FM WDHA The Rock of New Jersey
106.7 FM WLTW 106.7 Lite fm - Adult Contemporary


Network/StationAir channelFiOSComcast
WCBS (CBS) - watch live 2 2/502 2
WNBC (NBC) - watch live 4 4/504 4
WNYW (FOX) - watch live 5 5/505 5
WABC (ABC) - watch live 7 7/507 7
WWOR (My9) - watch live 9 9/509 9
WPIX (UPN+WB=CW) - watch live 11 11/511 11
FiOS1 News - New Jersey - watch live 1/501 N/A
NEWS 12 New Jersey - watch live N/A 62
TV34 - local access 34 N/A

Movie Theaters

Clairidge Cinemas
Taken over by Montclair Film, will open October 2021
0.7 miles from Lord Essex, 0.5 miles from Montclair Mews 486 Bloomfield Ave, Montclair
The Bellevue Theater
Expected to re-open fall 2021
1.8 miles from Lord Essex, 2.7 miles from Montclair Mews 260 Bellevue Ave, Upper Montclair
Bow Tie Cinemas Caldwell Cinema 4 3.1 miles from here 317 Bloomfield Ave, Caldwell - 973-226-9059
AMC Dine-in Theatres Essex Green 9 3.3 miles from here 495 Prospect Ave, West Orange (in Essex Green) - 973-731-7755
Allwood Cinemas 5.5 miles from here 96 Market St, Clifton - 973-778-9774
AMC Loews Wayne 14 5.5 miles from here 67 Willowbrook Blvd, Wayne - 973-890-0509
Cinemark Willowbrook Mall and XD 6.1 miles from here 1400 Willowbrook Mall, Wayne
AMC Clifton Commons 16 8.2 miles from here 405 Route 3, Clifton
AMC Loews East Hanover 12 12.0 miles from here 145 State Route 10, East Hanover - 973-515-1160
Parsippany Cinema 12
Bow Tie -> Cinepolis -> closed
14.2 miles from here 3165 Route 46 East ("US Highway 46"), Parsippany - 973-335-4141


Montclair Township Pools Essex Pool 973-783-9821
Mountainside Pool 973-744-5444
Nishuane Pool 973-746-0329
2023 registration begins April 5th
Montclair Recreation & Cultural Affairs
YMCA Swimming Lessons Park Street YMCA, 25 Park St
Geyer Family YMCA, 159 Glenridge Ave
YMCA of Montclair
Park St 973-744-3400
Geyer Family 973-783-7640
Montclair Beach Club
2023-04-06: Their SSL certificate is expired, you may get an error
725 Grove St, Upper Montclair
...or maybe Clifton?
LifeCycle Swim School Montclair residential pools,
Clifton Sports & Fitness Club
Take Me To The Water Swim School MSU weekends 201-530-7200

Area Attractions

Montclair Art Museum Art museum Montclair
Charles S Schultz House Historic house on Claremont Ave Montclair
Van Vleck House & Gardens Gardens open to the public
Donations accepted, but costs $0
Montclair - short walk
Walk left out of driveway, left on N Mountain Ave, left side = LE, nursing home, Van Vleck
Jerkface mural 131 Glenridge Ave
Jerkface mural #2 6 Gates Ave
Edgemont Memorial Park Park Montclair
Anderson Park Park Montclair (Upper)
Yantacaw Brook Park Park Montclair (Upper)
Presby Memorial Iris Gardens Living museum Montclair (Upper)
Montclair History Center Museums, archives, microfarm Montclair
Kip's Castle Park County park Verona, Montclair
Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center Yogi Berra the NY Yankee, Montclair resident Montclair State University campus, Little Falls
Brookdale Park Essex County park Boomfield
Mills Reservation County park Montclair & Cedar Grove
Adventure Rooms Escape Rooms Montclair
Amazing Escape Room Escape Rooms Montclair
Grover Cleveland Birthplace President Grover Cleveland Birthplace Caldwell
Grover Cleveland Park Public park Caldwell/Essex Fells
Verona Park Public park Verona
South Mountain Recreation Complex Turtle Back Zoo, ice scating, miniature golf, paddle boats, McLoone's Boathouse West Orange
Eagle Rock Reservation
Essex County Parks: Eagle Rock Reservation
9/11 memorial, trails, NYC skyline, Highlawn Pavilion West Orange/Montclair/Verona
The Newark Museum of Art Museum Newark
Essex Equestrian Center Horseback riding West Orange
Monster Mini Golf Miniature golf Fairfield
Newark Symphony Hall Arts & entertainment venue Newark
Essex County Parks Web site for all 24 parks Essex County
Paper Mill Playhouse Musical theater Millburn
Thomas Edison National Historical Park His home and laboratory West Orange
Greenwood Gardens 28 acre public garden Short Hills
Cora Hartshorn Arboretum & Bird Sanctuary Woodlands garden Short Hills
Montclair Pickleball Pickleball Montclair
Montclair Indoor Golf Club ...Indoor golf club Montclair

Local Restaurants/Delivery:
See the Local Restaurants page