Montclair Local Voices: journeying through our community’s diversity

Part One: Rosh HashanaOur new Local Voices columnist Melina Macall is a writer, researcher, community organizer and college lecturer focusing on issues around food access. She has lived in Montclair for 18 years and...

Montclair Local Voices’ College bound: getting a handle on financial aid

How to pay for college is a daunting prospect. Pat Berry takes readers through financial aid possibilities.
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Montclair Local’s Robin’s Nest: Surviving the winter of our discontent

Robin Woods finds multiple ways to escape the winter blahs.

College Bound: Parents – remember to breathe

By PAT BERRY For Montclair Local Pat Berry is a writer, editor and college application essay coach. For more information, visit Pat’s website, collegeapplicationcamp.com, and follow her on Instagram via @college_essay_coach. When my husband was in...
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Ask Task: One drink too many? What’s my fair share?

Allison Task advises on questions about drinking and housework.

Montclair Local Voices: Building a realistic college list

Building a list of schools to apply to is a crucial part of the college application process.
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Montclair Local Voices’ Ask Task: Help! My relatives voted for Trump

Ask Task has advice for a Montclair man with Trump-voting relatives.

Diversity in Food: A taste of Macau and Hong Kong is in the heart...

A new Tea Store, opened by the owner of The Pie Store, offers tea from around the world.

Montclair Local Voices: writing a personal essay with feeling

Our new Local Voices columnist works with teens applying to college. Pat Berry is a communications consultant, writing coach, and founder of College Application Camp (collegeapplicationcamp.com). She can be reached at pat@collegeapplicationcamp.com. Future columns...
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Robin’s Nest: Magnificent Montclair had mugs, mags and memorabilia

Want some Montclair swag? Robin Woods has you covered.