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4th Annual New Jersey Makers' Day

Sat, March 10, 10:00 AM

Elizabeth Public Library, Elizabeth

4th Annual New Jersey Makers' Day

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Add to My Calendar 03/10/2018 10:00am 03/10/2018 4:00pm America/New_York 4th Annual New Jersey Makers' Day

Join us at the Elizabeth Public Library (11 South Broad Street from 10 am - 4 pm) and our three branches (12:30-3:30 pm) on Saturday, March 10, for the Fourth Annual New Jersey Makers' Day. Make a Button, Snow Cones, Snow Globes, Bouncy Balls, Bunny Socks, Bottlecap Snakes, Mosaics, Seed Bombs, String Art, Greeting Cards, Emoji Fans, and so much more. Check out the schedule at ...

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New Jersey Date Night: Asbury Park is the Shore Thing

June 15, 2019

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Summer is (unofficially) here and couples in New Jersey find themselves with the urge to see something experience something new. The yearning to get away is strong, but the desire to keep it close is even stronger.

Luckily for us, taking a road trip is easy in our state. With so many unique towns with so ...

What’s Happening Elizabeth: Events for the Week of June 17 through June 23

June 16, 2019

ELIZABETH, NJ – Here’s what is happening in and around the City of Elizabeth for the week of June 17 through June 23.

Monday, June 17

VISIT BY THE MOTOR VEHICLE MOBILE UNIT

(10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., 622 Salem Avenue, Elizabeth) - Mayor Bollwage will welcome back the Motor Vehicle Mobile Unit at the O’Donnell Dempsey Senior Center parking lot. Residents can use the ...

Forty-Four Bridges in Union County Being Repaired & More from Freeholders

June 16, 2019

ELIZABETH, NJ – A total of 44 bridges are set to be repaired in Union County.

If approved by the freeholder board, the county will hire T.R. Weniger Inc., of Piscataway, to repair all bridges that are part of the 2018 Bridge Improvement Program. Bridges in the program were chosen based on state criteria.

“The state comes out every couple of years, does an inspection on all of ...

Scotch Plains Officer Injured in Car Crash While Responding to Mountainside Shooting

June 8, 2019

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- A Scotch Plains police officer was treated for injuries at Overlook Hospital after his car was hit and seriously damaged by a driver who ran a stop sign. 

Veteran officer Joe Citarella was on his way to provide support for Mountainside and Union police who were in pursuit of a driver whom Union police chased into Mountainside (heading westbound on Route 22). The car ...

Have You Seen Sparky? Missing Dog From Rahway

June 16, 2019

RAHWAY, NJ - Have you seen Sparky?  He is a 6-month-old Yorkie/Maltese mix, leaning more towards Yorkie, who is believed to have been last seen at Orchard Street and Jefferson Avenue in Rahway.  The owners suspect he was taken.

Sparky was neutered on May 7, and the stiches were removed on May 14.  He was going to be chipped on May 20 by his doctor at St. Georges Veterinary ...

“Wings over New Jersey” columnist Jack Elliott Memorialized Sunday

My walk to high school in Summit each day took me past a large brick compound called the New England Village Garden Apartments.  The buildings were rectangular and, except for white Colonial door mantels, they were otherwise nondescript.

The village was filled with older people, who wanted to stay in town after unloading their homes. Each day, kids like me would walk by, oblivious to the ...

Despite Gilded-Age Mansion in Elizabeth, the Sisters of St. Walburga Live Modestly

The mansion on North Broad Street in Elizabeth is out of the Gilded Age, the classic kind you see on Bernardsville Mountain, tucked away in Short Hills or on the Watchung ridge roads of Upper Montclair.

Its architect, C.H.P. Gilbert, built some of the grandest townhomes on Manhattan’s Upper West Side and Park Slope in Brooklyn, for the turn-of-the-last century’s wealthiest elite, ...

'Beauty and the Beast' Brings Fairy Tale Dazzle to Paper Mill

MILLBURN, NJ  - The enduring fairy tale, “Beauty and the Beast” never seems to die. From the original 1757 story to a 1946 Jean Cocteau black and white film (which became a classic of French cinema) to a Disney animated film, a 2017 film with Emma Watson and Dan Stevens and, of course, to the musical version that played on Broadway.

The Paper Mill Playhouse has now added its ...

How to Keep Your Car Cool on Hot Summer Days

June 11, 2019

Get a windshield sunshade fit for your car. Although a custom fit may cost more, it is well worth the money. Make sure to get a shade that is highly reflective in order to keep your car the coolest when the sun is at its worst.
Check your tire pressure. Most drivers forget how important tire pressure is to road safety. The air in your tires will expand as the days get warmer. An overinflated ...