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.
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Kids are free-range at Farm Camp

by Elizabeth Oguss oguss@montclairlocal.news Julie Piccoli’s children don’t aspire to be farmers — “they’re regular kids” — and didn’t want to go to Farm Camp the first time she suggested it. But they loved it and...

Photos: Willy Wonka Jr.’s a sweet treat

The Willy Wonka Jr. version of Roald Dahl's classic casts 99 local children in the Gas Lamp's Players' production at the Ridgewood Avenue School's theater Saturday, Nov. 17 & Sunday, Nov. 18, after a...

Montclair family prepares for global “world-schooling” trip

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThere 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...

Montclair kids go deep in ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ Book Club

In the Book Club for "A Wrinkle in Time" at Montclair Public Library for kids grades 4-6, children have fun while going deep.
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MKA celebrates Earth Day with recycling, composting and gardening

In celebration of Earth Day 2018, the students and faculty at Montclair Kimberley Academy, are focusing on programs that help reduce waste in meaningful ways and connecting with service learning initiatives throughout the three campuses.  From...
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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...

Kool Kids Foundation holds ‘Oldies but Goodies’ party in Montclair

Get out your platforms and dance at the Kool Kids Foundation party, to raise funds for music and kids.