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Kids are free-range at Farm Camp

by Elizabeth Oguss 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...
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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...

PHOTOS: Trick-Or-Read time in Montclair

Hundreds of young readers in Halloween costumes, along with their parents, descended on Judy Newman's home on Montclair Avenue on Halloween afternoon. Newman, the president of Scholastic Book Clubs, sets out tables of books...

Captain Jett Renegade Comics

Follow the adventures of Captian Jett Renegade from the Kids Corner of Montclair Local!There are arrows on the left and right to move forward or reverse to the previous page.

At the YMCA, no kid is turned away from learning to swim

BY JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.newsDrowning is the leading cause of death for children ages 1-4, and the second-leading cause of death for children ages 5-14, according to the Centers for Disease Control. New Jersey is...

Mother Matters: Celebrate love with children

In her latest "Mother Matters," Loyla Louvis suggests ways to celebrate and solidify the spirit of love in Valentine's Day with children.

Montclair group helps parents find light during a dark time

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThree Montclair women have made it their mission to help families work through the grief of losing a baby to stillbirth or miscarriage.Denise Cante, Erin Truxillo and Jennifer Brown are the founders...

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!

MFEE to co-present “You Got This” conference for parents

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsParenting is often a lonely, stressful job.The Montclair Fund for Educational Excellence, in partnership with some other groups, wants to help make it feel a little less lonely and stressful.Next month, the...

Photos/Video: Montclair Orchestra’s classical music for kids

 The latest Montclair Orchestra Family Concert held Sunday, Nov. 3, contained a selection of pieces aimed at both kids and general audience. This year again it received an enthusiastic reception from youngsters and adults...