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Saturday, March 24, 2018

Library’s summer lunch program gives out more than 1,400 lunches

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news The Montclair Public Library Foundation launched its “Nourishing the Mind and Body” lunch program this summer, with help from Partners for Health Foundation and Toni’s Kitchen. The program provides lunch each weekday to...

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...

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...

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 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,...

Montclair family prepares for global “world-schooling” trip

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news There are some things that have to be done before setting out on a road trip: put holds on the newspaper and mail deliveries, ask the neighbors to water the plants and...

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...

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...

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...

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