Hitting the big 1-0: Montclair’s Geyer Avenue Family Branch YMCA

Geyer Avenue Family Branch of the YMCA began its celebration of its 10th birthday this past weekend at Crane Park.

Captain Jett Renegade Comics

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Library’s summer lunch program gives out more than 1,400 lunches

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair Public Library Foundation launched its “Nourishing the Mind and Body” lunch program this summer, with help from Partners for Health Foundation and Toni’s Kitchen.The program provides lunch each weekday to...
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...

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...

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...
Scouts

Montclair Boy Scouts advance

Montclair Boy Scout Troop 13 recently celebrated the progress of several scouts at a spring Court of Honor.Christian Uva and Lucas Young both moved up to the First Class rank. Logan Bateman, Daniel Friedman,...

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...