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...

Mother and Child reunion: Mother’s day pics in Montclair

We asked for pictures of mother-child lookalikes, in honor of Mother’s Day. Here are two we received — if you’re seeing Mom on Sunday, send us a pic! We can run a few next...

‘The Music Man’ at Glenfield

Glenfield Middle School presents “The Music Man,” with music by Meredith Willson and book by Willson and Franklin Lacey, on Friday, May 5, and Saturday, May 6, at 7 p.m.The musical first appeared on...
May in Montclair

May in Montclair opening ceremonies

               
farm camp

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...
YMCA

Healthy Kids Day event at YMCA on Saturday

The YMCA of Montclair will hold its annual Healthy Kids Day community event on Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is free. Healthy Kids Day is a national YMCA initiative to...
Drums of Thunder

State, township give kudos to Drums of Thunder bandleader

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsLook around the walls of the first-floor hallway of Hillside Elementary School, and you’ll find photo after photo of Drums of Thunder out on the road: in front of the Washington Monument,...
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....
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...
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Montclair parents workshop to be held next Saturday

A free parent workshop titled “Emotional Regulation and Mindfulness” will take place at Union Congregational Church, 176 Cooper Ave., on Saturday, March 25, from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Preregistration is required. The workshop is presented...