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...

Montclair Local’s To Your Health: ‘Tis the season for self-control

Holiday food is tempting. Before you indulge, ask yourself, is the taste worth the calories?
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Ask Task: Baby bird is flying! or not! Parents worry

Whether your child is leaving the nest or staying in it too long, Ask Task has advice.

Montclair Local Voices: Mayor’s Challenge worth the weight

By William L. HurlockMontclair offers a lot to its residents — great schools and libraries, beautiful parks and many wonderful recreational and cultural programs. I recently had the pleasure of participating in one such...

Montclair Local’s Robin’s Nest: Resolve to have FUN in 2018

By ROBIN WOODS For Montclair LocalIt’s time to look ahead to the New Year 2018. Don’t put pressure on yourself with New Year’s resolutions, as they’re hard to keep and stress you out. You want...

Montclair Local Voices: New things to do, and join something too

Summer may be over, but there are still many fun things to do in town, says Robin Woods.
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Robin’s Nest: Magnificent Montclair had mugs, mags and memorabilia

Want some Montclair swag? Robin Woods has you covered.
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College Bound: seniors, take care of yourselves while you wait

it's an anxious time. But college acceptance or rejection isn't the end of the world, writes Pat Berry.

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...