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Roots and Shoots

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.
Funds for Food

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.
Lacordaire 100th

PHOTOS: Lacordaire Academy marks 100th anniversary

Lacordaire Academy began its centennial year celebrations on Oct. 24 with a Mass celebrated by The Most Rev. Bishop Manuel A. Cruz, D.D. of the Archdiocese of Newark. The Mass, concelebrated by the Rev....
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Photos/Video: Montclair Orchestra’s classical music for kids

 The latest Montclair Orchestra Family Concert held Sunday, Nov. 3, contained a selection of pieces aimed at both kids and general audience. This year again it received an enthusiastic reception from youngsters and adults...
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PHOTOS: Trick-Or-Read time in Montclair

Hundreds of young readers in Halloween costumes, along with their parents, descended on Judy Newman's home on Montclair Avenue on Halloween afternoon. Newman, the president of Scholastic Book Clubs, sets out tables of books...
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Mother Matters: tricks, treats and training

Halloween offers an opportunity to teach manners, self-cotrol around all those treats, and awareness, writes Loyla Louvis in "Mother Matters."