Arts & Entertainment

Livingston Resident's Solo Art Exhibit to Open

June 3, 2014 at 11:47 PM

ORANGE, NJ - A solo art exhibit by Livingston resident Gregory Smith will begin on June 4, at the Arts Unbound Gallery in Orange. The watercolor show will consist of vibrant landscapes and depictions of Long Beach Island, New Jersey, and the Appalachian Mountains.

“We had an auction of fine art in January featuring big names like Jean Miro, but it was Greg’s work that was most popular,” said Arts Unbound Executive Director Margaret Mikkelsen.  “His popularity is not new. In 2010, Smith was selected as one of 16 artists nationwide to be featured in the Arts Unbound National Juried Show titled, "What is Love?" His two featured pieces were purchased within the first 30 minutes of the show's opening reception.”

Arts Unbound is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the artistic achievement of youth, adults and senior citizens with disabilities. Through professional classes in the visual arts and exhibitions in the Arts Unbound Gallery, and throughout NJ, the organization is committed to providing skill development and income opportunities for emerging and established artists with special needs. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturdays from 12:00 p.m. to 5 p.m.

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Chris Brown Named President at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New Jersey Properties

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New Jersey Properties is proud to announce the appointment of Chris Brown to President of the 21-office real estate brokerage headquartered in Somerset, New Jersey. Previously serving as Executive Vice President and General Sales Manager, Brown is a member of the company’s ownership team along with Bill Keleher, Seymour and Nancy Litwin, and Steve Janett.

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Law enforcement officers located the remains while searching in an ...

Elizabeth Native Diagnosed With Rare Brain Tumor

November 20, 2016

ELIZABETH, NJ – When 28-year-old, Elizabeth resident Mike Georgevich was diagnosed with a rare brain tumor, his sister Nicole didn’t hesitate to spring into action. Along with family and friends, she set up a GoFundMe to help raise funds for her brother’s upcoming surgery and potential rehabilitation thereafter.

“People's reactions and stories of their own ...

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Santa Arrival Party

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Temple B'nai Abraham, Livingston

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A Very Special (Holiday) Special

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Don't Sacrifice the Environment to Fund the State Treasury

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Dear Editor:

New Jersey’s Natural Resource Damages (NRD) program is an incredibly important and necessary program rising from the state’s history of incremental spills and discharges, as well as historic industrialization. 

NRD requires polluters to go beyond the mandated cleanup and to pay damages for restoration and compensation for the public loss of use of natural ...

Friends of the Livingston Library Restocks Its Ongoing Book Sale for December

December 1, 2016

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Friends of the Livingston Library has fully restocked its Ongoing Book Sale for the month of December. On a monthly basis, Friends takes down all stock and replaces it with entirely new inventory. 

This is the “Friends flip.” Approximately 1200 items of fiction, non-fiction, children’s books, DVDs, and CDs are available at great ...

Andy’s Family Music Showcases Alex Weiss on Drums

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Alex studies drums at Andy’s under the instruction of Joe Vitello. He says hid favorite band is Fall Out Boy and that his dad is his number one musical influence.

Check him out in the video ...

Q&A With Owners of Meadowbrook Country Day Camp

Recently, the owners of Meadowbrook Country Day Camp, Dan Milman and George Stein, took part in a fun Question and Answer session. Below are the questions and their responses. To learn more about Milman, Stein and Meadowbrook, click here to read a recent article that ran on TApinto.net.

 

WHEN YOU HEAR THE WORD CAMP, WHAT VISUAL COMES TO MIND?

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