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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 ...

11 South Broad Street Elizabeth, NJ 07202

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Legendary Band Leader Paul Shaffer Tells Steve Adubato How He was Inspired by Comedy Icons Early in his Career

February 19, 2020

NEW JERSEY -- Paul Shaffer is widely known as the former Musical Director of both Late Night with David Letterman and The Late Show with David Letterman, during which he was often involved in skits and the general hijinx of the production. However, as Shaffer tells Steve Adubato, he wasn’t always comfortable being gregarious and, in fact, grew up being an introverted kid until a 1972 ...

The Ancient History of Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day is widely known as the day of the year when love is celebrated, and indeed, February has been a month of romance for centuries. The St. Valentine’s Day we observe today evolved both from ancient Roman and early Christian history.

There are many legends about who St. Valentine was. One story dates from the third century A.D. Apparently, Emperor Claudius II of Rome ...

Cedar Grove Ambulance & Rescue Squad: Great Way to Volunteer and Help the Community

CEDAR GROVE, NJ -- The Cedar Grove Ambulance & Rescue Squad is seeking new volunteers to become members of their team, especially young people and students. 

“I can’t think of anything that’s more important than what we do,” said Alan Chadrjian, an EMT and Driver with the Rescue Squad. “This is a place where you can meet people, and learn things that will ...

New Jersey Date Night: 4 Fun Cooking Schools

February 25, 2020

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

Sometimes even the most adventurous Garden State couple just wants to keep it super laid back, cozy and at home. The choice for date night simplicity can lead to a most fear-instilling question … What’s for dinner?

Not all of us are good in the kitchen. Learning a few cooking skills and ...

UPDATED: Scotch Plains Chef Joe Murphy Wins Food Network's 'Chopped Sweets' Contest

February 25, 2020

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – Not unexpectedly, Food Network Chopped Sweets winner Joe Murphy of Scotch Plains says his phone has been constantly ringing since the conclusion of the show, which aired on Monday, Feb. 24. On the other end of the phone were friends calling to congratulate him and to ask about his experiences on the cooking reality show.

“The challenges were under the time ...

Cops at Montclair Board meeting, Racism or Not? Parents Weigh-in

February 26, 2020

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Fearful. Intimidation. Racism. These are words used by Montclair parents to describe why they believe the police were called to intimidate them from speaking up during a recent Montclair Board meeting.

Tension hung in the atmosphere all evening during the Wednesday, February 19 Montclair Board of Education meeting. The topic of race and racism began weaving its ...

'Unmasked' Takes High Energy Look at Andrew Lloyd Webber

No doubt Andrew Lloyd Webber is one of the most prolific composers in recent years. We’ve all heard the music of “Cats” “Phantom of the Opera,” “Evita” and a host of others. Paper Mill Playhouse honors him in this moving tribute

The show is  quite a pistache of well known, and not so well known, creations. It’s fascinating to see clips of ...

Just “ASK” for Information about Senior Services in Union County

February 28, 2020

Union County residents seeking reliable information about services for adults age 60 and older can come to convenient locations throughout the County and speak in person with experienced staff from the Division on Aging, an office of the Union County Department of Human Services.

The community visits are scheduled every month through Union County’s ASK (Aging Services Kiosk) program. In ...

Oil Companies Should be Held Accountable for Climate Change Costs

February 26, 2020

As communities struggle with the costs of rising seas, floods, heat waves, turbocharged storms and other threats made worse by climate change, New Jersey should take action to hold fossil fuel companies accountable for their role in the climate crisis, a group of elected officials and advocates told more than 100 people in Union County on Sunday.

The educational event, “New ...