Family nights at Turtle Back Zoo

Turtle Back Zoo, 560 Northfield Ave., West Orange, will have extended hours on Thursday nights in July and August, and show free animal-themed movies under the stars on the top of the zoo parking...
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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...
SAM

Photo: kids see the world at Park Street Academy

Park Street Academy (PSA), a private pre-school and kindergarten located in Montclair, hosted SAM (Senior Art Museum), a special, one-night-only, pop-up museum exhibit on May 18.  This show featured more 400 works created by...

An RV in Montclair has legs: reading legs

Scholastic Summer Reading Road Trip RVTuesday, July 11, 4-6 p.m.Watchung Booksellers, 54 Fairfield St., The Green at Watchung Plazafeaturing Clifford the Big Red Dog, Geronimo Stilton, and five childrens’ book authors: Max Bralllier (aka...

Photos: Gardens are glowing

Pumpkins, popcorn and a lot of smiles can be seen at Presby Memorial Iris Garden during Gardens Aglow.
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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....
Operation Back Pack

Montclair-area groups collecting school supplies for children in need

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsAugust is zipping by, which means the start of back-to-school shopping for many families.According to the National Retail Federation, a retail trade association, the average family will spend more than $660 for...