straws

Saying no thank you to straws in Montclair is spreading

By Tara Kolton for Montclair Local Word is continuing to spread around Montclair that straws truly suck for the environment. A program to reduce the use of non-reusable plastics throughout the community is gaining momentum. A group...

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...
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Forensics: Debate competition is a tie

After a strong opener from the debate team of Lacordaire Academy, the students at Edgemont Montessori School rebounded to sew up a tie in debate.

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.
cookies

Montclair Girl Scout Cookies never grow stale

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsIt 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...
SAM

Photo: kids see the world at Park Street Academy

Park Street Academy (PSA), a private pre-school and kindergarten located in Montclair, hosted SAM (Senior Art Museum), a special, one-night-only, pop-up museum exhibit on May 18.  This show featured more 400 works created by...

An RV in Montclair has legs: reading legs

Scholastic Summer Reading Road Trip RVTuesday, July 11, 4-6 p.m.Watchung Booksellers, 54 Fairfield St., The Green at Watchung Plazafeaturing Clifford the Big Red Dog, Geronimo Stilton, and five childrens’ book authors: Max Bralllier (aka...
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Mother matters: help kids tap into good intentions

Deep within the heart of every child is a desire to do good, writes Loyla Louvis. Here are some tips to help them, even when they misbehave.

Photos: Gardens are glowing

Pumpkins, popcorn and a lot of smiles can be seen at Presby Memorial Iris Garden during Gardens Aglow.