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new year

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."

Mother Matters: Action steps for an award-winning year

In “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 of each family. A...
Little Read

First Person: Back in the big chair for Montclair’s Little Read

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsOnce more into the big chair!Last year, your faithful correspondent signed up as a reader for the Little Read at the Montclair Public Library, my first year doing so.I discovered that not...
recycling

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...
AmeriCorps NCCC

Montclair teen builds homes and her future in AmeriCorps NCCC

By GWEN ORELorel@montclairlocal.newsLyric Gibson never imagined herself using a chainsaw.Now it’s one of her favorite things to do.“I love climbing ladders and hammering nails into roofs, and using nailguns,” Gibson said with a laugh....
school ready

Montclair students are school ready!

By Kelly Nicholaides for Montclair LocalIn between basketball games, bean bag tosses, prizes, cotton candy, hot dogs and hamburgers, Montclair children picked out school backpacks at Glenfield Park on Aug. 19.Every year as summer winds...

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.