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Saturday, December 16, 2017

Hitting the big 1-0: Montclair’s Geyer Avenue Family Branch YMCA

Geyer Avenue Family Branch of the YMCA began its celebration of its 10th birthday this past weekend at Crane Park.

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...

Coding classes catch on with Montclair’s kids

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Want to learn how to build a robot? Write a computer program? Or just want to play around with circuits? If you’re a student in the Montclair area, there’s likely a class on...

Montclair Boy Scouts advance

Montclair Boy Scout Troop 13 recently celebrated the progress of several scouts at a spring Court of Honor. Christian Uva and Lucas Young both moved up to the First Class rank. Logan Bateman, Daniel Friedman,...

Kids are free-range at Farm Camp

Farm Campers get to see bees up close when Jan Zientek visits. Zientek is department head and program coordinator, Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Essex County. Photo courtesy of Montclair History Center by Elizabeth Oguss oguss@montclairlocal.news Julie Piccoli’s...

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...

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....

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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