Pee-kaboo Helps Kids “Get It”

Parents are seeing an improved potty training experience with Pee-kaboo Reusable Potty Training Sticker, a new product from entrepreneur Nina Nsilo-Swai.

Pee-kaboo Helps Kids “Get It”

First-Time Entrepreneur Nina Nsilo-Swai Finds Success with the Pee-kaboo Potty Training Sticker Parenthood brings many joys; however, potty training is not one of them. Many parents struggle with how to make this process as quick and painless as possible. Montclair resident and entrepreneur Nina Nsilo-Swai believes she just might have the solution. Nsilo-Swai’s company is […]

Jaguar Track Club Has an Excellent Track Record

A coach and founding member, Andrea Johnson, remembers the beginnings of the Jaguar Track Club 20 years ago.

Jaguar Track Club Has an Excellent Track Record

The Jaguar Track Club is dedicated to training young track and field athletes. Speed. The speed of a big cat or a sleek sports car – that’s what most people will think of when they first hear the word Jaguar. That’s exactly what members of the Jaguar Track Club are aiming for as well. The […]

Roosevelt Weaver Believes in Language Immersion

Roosevelt Weaver talks about a unique program he developed for a local elementary school that had students speaking French and Wolof.

Roosevelt Weaver Believes in Language Immersion

Roosevelt Weaver, a retired Principal, believes American schools need greater language exposure. Growing up in the segregated South, Roosevelt Weaver remembers how white boys and black boys would often find themselves on opposite sides of the train tracks. They would start throwing rocks at each other until the cops came and dispersed the group. “I realized […]

Theresa DeSalvio: Local Artist With a Message

Theresa DeSalvio uses the original, darker version of ‘Pinocchio’ to explore heroin addiction in a short film inspired by a recent series of paintings.

Theresa DeSalvio: Local Artist With a Message

Artist Theresa DeSalvio’s new film gives voice to families affected by addition.  Theresa DeSalvio is a Glen Ridge artist who explores social issues in narrative form. She usually creates a body of paintings surrounding a single theme.  In her most recent project, a series of paintings she calls “Tales,” she uses the character of Pinocchio […]

Michael Aymar Foundation Gives NASHDO Scholarship

More than just a teacher, Michael Aymar was an inspiration to so many; now the Michael Aymar Foundation continues to help the students he loved.

Michael Aymar Foundation Gives NASHDO Scholarship

A beloved teacher’s legacy lives on through Michael Aymar Foundation. Michael Aymar was one of those teachers, the ones that aren’t just doing a job but following a passion. It’s easy to spot them if you’ve ever been lucky enough to be in one of their classrooms.  It’s a blessing and privilege to be in […]

Empyrean Massage & Bodywork

Montclair entrepreneur, Nancy Silver, discusses taking the leap from her corporate career to owning her own business with Empyrean Massage & Bodywork.

Empyrean Massage & Bodywork

From traditional massage to Reiki, there is something for everyone at Empyrean Massage & Bodywork. Are you stressed about the upcoming election? Or maybe it’s something a little less national that has you frazzled. No matter, Nancy Silver has some suggestions to relieve the tension and muscle aches that too often come with our super-fast-paced […]

‘The Plough and the Stars’ at Peak Performances

Using Ireland’s history as a backdrop, The Abbey Theatre’s The Plough and the Stars is a stark and bloody look at the effects of war and poverty.

‘The Plough and the Stars’ at Peak Performances

Ireland’s National Theatre presents the Sean O’Casey play ‘The Plough and the Stars.’ Ireland’s Easter Rising was a rebellion that occurred during Easter week in April of 1916. The goal was to end British rule in Ireland. This historical event is at the center of The Plough and the Stars, but the play is much […]

‘Aida’ Comes to Montclair State

The College of the Arts at Montclair State delivers a stunning and controversial performance of the unforgettable and heart-wrenching musical ‘Aida.’

‘Aida’ Comes to Montclair State

The story of two unique princesses, ‘Aida’ is captivating. Aida opens with a mysterious box-like structure on the stage that glows with a bluish light. There is not much time to think about what it means, though, because the story is immediately very absorbing. However, the box, which is actually a tomb, will come back […]

‘Figure a Sea:’ A Ballet Like No Other

Choreographer Deborah Hay, composer Laurie Anderson and the Cullberg Ballet of Sweden brought their collaborative talents to MSU with ‘Figure a Sea.’

‘Figure a Sea:’ A Ballet Like No Other

Kasser Theater presents ‘Figure a Sea.’ Even though it was only 7:15 p.m., I felt like I was late. Fifteen minutes before the start time and there was already a lot to see on stage at The Kasser Theater for Figure a Sea. Dressed in shades of blue and black, against a white floor and backdrop, […]

‘The Forgotten/L’Oublie(e)’ Review

French Circus Performer brings her surreal circus, ‘The Forgotten/L’Oublie(e),’ to the Kasser Theater to kick off a new season of Peak Performances.

‘The Forgotten/L’Oublie(e)’ Review

A meditation on loss, ‘The Forgotten/L’Oublie(e)’ explores darkness on many levels. On Thursday, Sept. 29, Peak Performances at Montclair State University began their 12th season with the American Premiere of Raphaelle Boitel in The Forgotten/L’Oublie(e). Boitel is well known in France as a circus performer and a contortionist. As a child she attended the National […]