YMCA

Healthy Kids Day event at YMCA on Saturday

The YMCA of Montclair will hold its annual Healthy Kids Day community event on Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is free. Healthy Kids Day is a national YMCA initiative to...
AmeriCorps NCCC

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....
SAM

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...

‘The Music Man’ at Glenfield

Glenfield Middle School presents “The Music Man,” with music by Meredith Willson and book by Willson and Franklin Lacey, on Friday, May 5, and Saturday, May 6, at 7 p.m. The musical first appeared on...

Mother and Child reunion: Mother’s day pics in Montclair

We asked for pictures of mother-child lookalikes, in honor of Mother’s Day. Here are two we received — if you’re seeing Mom on Sunday, send us a pic! We can run a few next...
Operation Back Pack

Montclair-area groups collecting school supplies for children in need

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news August is zipping by, which means the start of back-to-school shopping for many families. According to the National Retail Federation, a retail trade association, the average family will spend more than $660 for...
straws

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...
summer snaps

Photo: Summer Snaps and the Emala family

It's still summer for a few more weeks, and we're keeping it fun and neighborly! Send us your summer snaps! What are you up to? Singing in the rain? Boating down the street after the...

Montclair kids go deep in ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ Book Club

In the Book Club for "A Wrinkle in Time" at Montclair Public Library for kids grades 4-6, children have fun while going deep.