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18 LGBTQ+ Focused Books to Read All Year Long

June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Pride Month, and with rainbows and flag-raisings, it seems that support for LGBTQ+ residents is ubiquitous. However, it's important to ensure that the language we use...

Montclair High School Class of 2021 To Cross Bridge at Amphitheater

Montclair High School's Class of 2021 will have a return to a tradition. Superintendent Dr. Jonathan Ponds announced Friday that this year’s graduating class will walk across the bridge in the Amphitheater, "continuing a long,...

Weekend Family Fun: Theater, Music, Storytime, STEM, and More

It's time for another weekend! Are you looking for some fun and family-friendly things to do in and around town? We've gathered up some activities for you to enjoy. Check 'em out! On Friday afternoon...

Montclair High School Clothing Drive Saturday!

Montclair High School Class of 2022 and 2023 are holding a Clothing Drive this Saturday, June 12, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. It is the final clothing drive for the year. More...

Watchung Booksellers Hosts Summer Storytimes in the Green!

Watchung Booksellers is happily hosting more outdoor storytimes in Watchung Plaza Green this summer. On Friday, June 11, author Adam Gustavson will launch his new book "The Froggies Do NOT Want to Sleep” with...

Montclair Education Association: 36 Staff Member Positions Cut ‘Draconian’

Montclair Education Association, in a statement Tuesday, questioned 36 staff positions being cut when the district is not in a financial deficit, and called for transparency regarding the reason behind these cuts. The full statement...

Essex County Fishing Derby Events – Free For Kids 15 and Younger

Get ready for Essex County's 2021 Fishing Derbies! The free events will be held in six locations in the Essex County Park System. "Our fishing derbies are an excellent opportunity for our children to enjoy...

Watchung School Parents Want Playground Saved (VIDEO)

https://youtu.be/0FCYs42B6pw Back in April 2019, Watchung Elementary School parents were concerned about the Watchung Field project, a $1.3 million proposed field expansion plan, that would make Watchung’s playground the smallest play space of the town’s...

Weekend Family Fun: Carnival, Virtual Play, Games and More

Happy June! There's nice weather ahead, but there's fun to be had whether the sun is shining or not. Ready to play? We've rounded up plenty of activities to enjoy out on the town...

Weekend Family Fun: Movies, Crafts, and More

Memorial Day Weekend is here, bringing with it the real start of summer! The weather’s looking a bit iffy, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have fun. We’ve rounded up some activities the whole...

Glen Ridge High School Parents Petition To Keep Library Media Specialist

Glen Ridge parents are speaking about against a plan to cut the high school librarian position, known as a certified library media specialist, at Glen Ridge High School. A petition, shared with Superintendent Phillips, Board...

School of Rock Montclair to Live Stream Fundraising Concert for MusiCares

The House Band of School of Rock Montclair will present a concert on Thursday, May 27, in support of MusiCares, a national foundation that provides health and welfare services to professional musicians in times...

Weekend Family Fun: Music, Festivals, and More

Another weekend is upon us. If you're looking for some fun and family-friendly things to do around town and beyond (or even in your own home), we've got you covered! Pixie Dust Players will present...

What Students Say About Returning To Montclair High School, After More Than One Year...

After a long year and two months, high school students were allowed back to school Wednesday. Well -- freshmen were allowed to go back to in person learning. Sophomores, juniors, and seniors are still...

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