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New Jersey Daycare Centers Can Open June 15, Summer Camps on July 6, With...

The limbo is over for day camps wondering and waiting if they would be able to run summer camp. Gov. Phil Murphy announced Friday that childcare centers, non-contact organized sports activities and youth day...

FIAF Offers Free Online Intro to French Classes to Montclair Public School Students (Grades...

The French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) in Montclair will offer free online one-week Intro to French classes to children currently enrolled in kindergarten through fifth grade at Montclair Public Schools. As a gesture to the...

Montclair Operation Backpack 2020 – Support Needed For Virtual Collection Drive

Montclair Community Operation Backpack, an annual local effort that's part of the larger initiative -- Volunteers of America-Greater New York Operation Backpack® -- collects filled backpacks every year for children living in homeless and...

What To Watch For: Symptoms of New Illness Related to COVID-19 Seen in Children

COVID-19 cases in children have been rare, but a recent increase in hospitalizations of young children has experts rethinking how the virus affects the very young. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention announced...

Weekend Family Fun (At Home): Celebrate Mom Concert, a Mother’s Day Craft and More

Weekend Family Fun (At Home) is sponsored by Kate McDonough. Happy Mother’s Day Weekend! It should prove to be an interesting one with social distancing still going on and some unseasonably cold weather just to...

‘We Got Dreams’ Music Video To Celebrate Montclair’s Class of 2020

Montclair singer/songwriter Lily Vakili wanted to do something positive to celebrate Montclair’s graduating seniors. Vakili, who is also mom to a Montclair High School senior and has lent her talents to Project Graduation fundraising events,...

Bloomfield Police and Fire Departments Helping Kids Celebrate their Birthdays During Social Distancing

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The Bloomfield Police and Fire Departments are helping children celebrate their birthdays despite not being able to have friends and family over for a proper birthday party. Officers bring gifts for...

Keeping Kids Busy During a Social Distancing Spring Break

For close to four weeks, families have been struggling to balance childcare, learning, work, emotional and physical concerns, and play. So, hooray for Spring Break! Kinda sorta. While most teachers and students are looking...

YMCA Offers Emergency Childcare For Essential Workers During Coronavirus Pandemic

The YMCA of Montclair is offering full-day licensed emergency childcare to families of health care workers, first responders, and other essential personnel who need care for their children during the coronavirus pandemic. The Y has...

“Andrà Tutto Bene” – Show Us Your Rainbows 🌈🌈🌈

We told you about the Lights on Myrtle. Here's one of the signs popping up around Montclair, helping us feel more connected and hopeful during this time of social distancing. Montclair parents Giustino...

Color Them Connected: Montclair Family Finds Rainbow In Stay At Home World

MONTCLAIR, NJ - So many families are struggling with juggling work from home and school from home during the COVID-19 crisis. One Montclair family has found a colorful approach to staying connected and supporting...

Weekend Family Fun (At Home): Mo Willems, Paper Plate Projects, Scavenger Hunts and More

We are coming up on Week Three of social distancing with kids. Here are some fresh ideas to help keep everyone busy! Do you have a Mo Willems fan in the house? Tune in to...

Stay At Home Portraits by Michael Stahl Capture Families Social Distancing

MONTCLAIR, NJ -- Montclair photographer Michael Stahl is known for his black and white portraits. Now, with everyone staying safe at home and practicing social distancing, Stahl invited families on his Portraits by...

Student At Bloomfield’s Berkeley School Shows How To Stay #BloomfieldStrong

We love how Berkeley fourth grade student Anilie Ali is showing us all how to be strong during these difficult days. Keep those inspiring messages of hope, support and resilience coming. Share them on...