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Montclair parents workshop to be held next Saturday

A free parent workshop titled “Emotional Regulation and Mindfulness” will take place at Union Congregational Church, 176 Cooper Ave., on Saturday, March 25, from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Preregistration is required. The workshop is presented...
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Saying no thank you to straws in Montclair is spreading

By Tara Kolton for Montclair Local Word is continuing to spread around Montclair that straws truly suck for the environment. A program to reduce the use of non-reusable plastics throughout the community is gaining momentum. A group...

Family nights at Turtle Back Zoo

Turtle Back Zoo, 560 Northfield Ave., West Orange, will have extended hours on Thursday nights in July and August, and show free animal-themed movies under the stars on the top of the zoo parking...
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Montclair Girl Scout Cookies never grow stale

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news It may be snowing, but there are signs of spring: Crocuses are blooming (under the snow). Irish eyes are smiling this week and will go on celebrating St. Patrick’s Day through April. And a...
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Photo: kids see the world at Park Street Academy

Park Street Academy (PSA), a private pre-school and kindergarten located in Montclair, hosted SAM (Senior Art Museum), a special, one-night-only, pop-up museum exhibit on May 18.  This show featured more 400 works created by...

An RV in Montclair has legs: reading legs

Scholastic Summer Reading Road Trip RV Tuesday, July 11, 4-6 p.m. Watchung Booksellers, 54 Fairfield St., The Green at Watchung Plaza featuring Clifford the Big Red Dog, Geronimo Stilton, and five childrens’ book authors: Max Bralllier (aka...

Photos: Gardens are glowing

Pumpkins, popcorn and a lot of smiles can be seen at Presby Memorial Iris Garden during Gardens Aglow.
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Montclair teen builds homes and her future in AmeriCorps NCCC

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news Lyric Gibson never imagined herself using a chainsaw. Now it’s one of her favorite things to do. “I love climbing ladders and hammering nails into roofs, and using nailguns,” Gibson said with a laugh....