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An Afternoon with Dr. Laura Markham in Montclair: “Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids" on March 4

Are you tired of battling with your child? 'Peaceful Parenting' author Dr. Laura Markham will give practical everyday strategies to help parents raise children who WANT to cooperate.

Are you tired of battling with your child? Do you wish you knew how to get your child cooperating without yelling and threats? Are you trying to find the sweet spot between spoiling and strict?

Playhouse Preschool Presents An Afternoon with Dr. Laura Markham: “Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids: How to help children WANT to cooperate without yelling, bribes, threats or punishment.” Saturday, March 4, 1:00pm at Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Montclair (67 Church St, Montclair). Tickets: $20 in advance:

'Peaceful Parent' expert Dr. Laura Markham will give practical everyday strategies to help you raise a child who WANTS to cooperate, by working with your child rather than trying to manipulate or control.

Dr. Laura, a former Montclair resident, is the author of the books Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids: How to Stop Yelling and Start Connecting and Peaceful Parent, Happy Siblings: How To Stop the Fighting and Raise Friends for Life. She is the founding editor of, an extensive website serving up Aha! Moments to parents of babies through teens.

After the event, Dr. Laura will be signing books. Baked goods and coffee, too! Tickets: 

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March 23, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - As Amazon continues to search for the home of its second corporate headquarters, the City of Newark is pleased to be in the esteemed company of 20 worthy locations nationwide.

The City is reaching out, on an individual basis, to see how its businesses and residents feel about the potential of welcoming Amazon to Newark. Canvassers recently flooded downtown locations throughout ...

Retro Fitness Calls Stafford Police to Remove Man for Praying for Another Member

March 23, 2018

STAFFORD, NJ - Retro Fitness club member and Long Beach Township resident Craig Fasler was escorted by a member of the Stafford Township Police Department out of the gym because an employee accused him of sharing his faith in public. 

TAPinto Stafford-LBI was contacted by a Stafford Township resident about the incident that took place on Wednesday, March 21 around ...

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Letter to the Editor: Mis-management At Presby Threatens Future of the Garden

March 23, 2018

Dear Editor,

It is with concern that I bring this subject to the attention to all who care and treasure the Presby Memorial Iris Garden, which along with the cherry trees of Branch Brook Park is one of the crown jewels of the Essex County Park System.  This historic garden founded 90 years ago by Frank Presby on  Upper Mt. Ave. is known internationally for its collection which ...

Montclair Police Blotter: Man Arrested for Animal Cruelty, Juveniles Charged with Breaking into Cars and More

March 22, 2018

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The following blotter was compiled by the Montclair Police Department on March 3, 2018:

03-17- 2018 (Pine Street) Two Montclair juveniles (15 & 16yoa) were arrested after being observed
breaking into multiple vehicles. One of the juveniles was charged with theft, the other with Possession
of CDS.
03-18- 2018 (Eagle Rock Way) Mr. Lawrence Athill, 64yoa from ...

'Trying' explores age, youth and points of history in poignant production

‘Trying’ explores youth, age and points of history in poignant production

By Liz Keill

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The George Street Playhouse presents an engrossing, two-character play based on the real life of Francis Biddle, former Attorney General.

Biddle, a Harvard educated lawyer, served under Franklin Roosevelt and later Harry Truman during the Nuremberg Tribunal. His ...

Dzieci Theatre Passion, set in Warsaw Ghetto, to come to Christ Church Bloomfield Glen Ridge Palm Sunday

March 23, 2018

GLEN RIDGE, NJ - Christ Church of Bloomfield / Glen Ridge invites the community to a performance of the Passion Play by Dzici Theatre on Palm Sunday March 25 at 10:30 a.m. 

Set in the shadow of the Warsaw ghetto, Dzieci refined their text from the earliest existing translations, relying heavily on the Aramaic Pashita, incorporating Hebraic song and chant, and ritual elements of ...