Photos: First day of school in Montclair

Montclair children went back to school, today, Sept. 5.
Karlsen

Summer snaps and Max Karlsen

Rising third-grader Max Karlsen had fun at the beach and indoors too this summer. Send us your summer, and Indian summer snaps, Montclair!

Photos: Back to school with new haircuts & backpacks

With 500 hot dogs, 800 hamburgers, games, free haircuts, face painting, and a free basketball clinic, the Montclair Sentinels 16 and several other neighborhood organizations and businesses again send the kids back to school...
Roman

Summer snaps and Jared Roman

Rising third-grader Jared Roman enjoys summer vacation at the ball game, and on the dock.Did you do anything fun this summer? Planning Indian Summer getaways?Send us one of your favorite pics of you and...

Parents of children dependent on wheelchairs claim all-access park is not

Iris Mehler dreamed of a space where her children and their friends could play side-by-side, including those in wheelchairs. 
August

Mother Matters: rising above an August mood

August is a time of transition from the relaxed days of summer to the structure of school. In "Mother Matters," Loyla Louvis shares tips for the changeover.

In brief: Montclair’s Fishing Derby is this Saturday, July 20

Grab your fishing poles and bring your kids, July 20 is Montclair's Fishing Derby.
Mother Matters

Mother Matters: Discover the anchor of communication

By LOYLA LOUVIS For Montclair LocalIn “Mother Matters,” parenting and life coach Loyla Louvis, AACC, provides parenting tips. She is dedicated to eliminating frustration in the parenting journey by customizing solutions to fit the uniqueness...
Miss Black America Pageant

PHOTOS: Miss Black America Pageant

PHOTOS BY KATE ALBRIGHTOn Saturday, June 15, the Miss Black America Pageant took place at Glenfield Middle School. The day included a children's fashion show, and the pageant itself, which was open to young...
College Bound seniors

College Bound: Seniors, thank your supporters

In this month's College Bound, Pat Berry reminds seniors of the importance of saying and writing thank you to all of their supporters.