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Montclair’s bears and rainbows

Montclairites are going on bear hunts and are in search of rainbows. 

Family wins fight for wheelchair play equipment at Watsessing Park

The parents of 11-year-old Kereni, who has cerebral palsy and uses a wheelchair, said their push to get wheelchair accessible play items added to newly-opened Watsessing Park all-inclusive playground is closer to being heard.
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Mother Matters: Celebrate love with children

In her latest "Mother Matters," Loyla Louvis suggests ways to celebrate and solidify the spirit of love in Valentine's Day with children.

Montclair Girl Scouts featured on 2020 cookie boxes

Two Montclair girls are featured on this year’s Girl Scout cookie packages sold nationwide.
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Mother Matters: creating a happy new year

A new year offers a busy mom an opportunity to pause, reflect, and start creating positivity, writes Loyla Louvis in her latest "Mother Matters."
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Edgemont’s Roots and Shoots club works for a better Earth

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsFor sixty students at Edgemont School, helping to save the Earth is serious business, from encouraging families not to use pesticides on their lawns, to urging Montclair to go ahead with a...
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Finding joy, reading at the MCPK

Reading to little ones is as good for the reader as it is for the children, writes Merrill Silver about reading at the MCPK.
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Funds for Food group plans to pack lunches for kids

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsFunds for Food, started by high school students Sarah Shiffman and Stella Guzik, hopes to start providing packed lunches for elementary school students this school year.The group, which currently has 11 members,...

Photos: Santa visits Central Presbyterian Church

'Twas the season at the Central Presbyterian Church in Montclair Friday night, Dec. 6, as Santa Claus, Rudolph, The Grinch, Jack Frost, and some seasonal helpers visited the church hall to hand out gifts...
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Mother Matters: Creating a peaceful holiday home

"With careful planning and strategic action steps, she will ensure a peaceful vibe in her home as the holiday season approaches.," writes Loyla Louvis.