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Sat, February 22, 2:00 PM

Clark Public Library, Clark

College Admissions Workshop

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Tue, February 25, 7:00 AM

Participating IHOP Locations in New Jersey, North Plainfield

IHOP® Restaurants National Pancake Day

Food & Drink Giving Back

Thu, February 27, 7:30 PM

Cranford Community Center, Cranford

Obama’s Deal: The Costly Compromises and ...

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Academy of Continuing Education for Adults with Disabilities Enrolling for March-April Classes

February 8, 2020

CRANFORD, NJ - The Academy of Continuing Education (ACE) in Cranford is accepting applications for its March 2 – April 24 semesters. ACE offers adults with developmental or physical disabilities the opportunity to pursue continuing education as an alternative to traditional day programs.

"Adults with disabilities who have graduated from the public school system or specialized ...

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 ...

8 Great Places to Celebrate National Margarita Day in New Jersey

February 20, 2020

Saturday, Feb. 22, is National Margarita Day. In honor of the holiday, we compiled a list of great places in New Jersey to imbibe one of the tasty tequila cocktails, whether you prefer yours on the rocks or frozen.

Salud!

Jose Tejas, Woodbridge and Fairfield. It doesn’t matter if you’re ordering fajitas or crawfish etouffee —  nothing goes better with a ...

Fanwood Hosts 'NJ's Climate Emergency: Moving to a Green Economy & Holding Polluters Accountable' on Feb. 23

February 20, 2020

FANWOOD, NJ -- Mayor Colleen Mahr will welcome David Pringle of Empower NJ and Lauren O'Brien of Pay Up Climate Polluters to present New Jersey's Climate Emergency: Moving to a Green Economy & Holding Polluters Accountable on Sunday, Feb. 23. The presentation will begin at 4:00 p.m. at the Forest Road Park Building and will be followed by a Q&A session. 

The ...

Montclair Board Invites Police to Meeting After Calls for Super to Resign, Disruption Prompts Abrupt Ending

February 21, 2020

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Calls for Interim Superintendent Nathan Parker's resignation intensified on Wednesday and resulted in the Board going into recess and then ending the meeting early. 

The National Independent Black Parents' Association (NIBPA) disruptions completely shut down the Board of Education meeting, as they came out in full force to confirm their stance on zero ...

'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 ...

'Lost in Yonkers' Confronts Generational Angst

CHATHAM, NJ - The setting is a two-bedroom apartment in Yonkers, NY. The time is 1942. We learn that two young boys, Jay and Artie, are about to move in with their cold,domineering grandmother.

There’s a lot going on in this taut, smartly written play by Neil Simon. Braden Mellina as Jay, the older brother, and Arty (Logan Guvenel) are doing their best to accept this fearful fate. Janet ...

Elections. Elections. Elections.

February 22, 2020

Tax savings can be found in the elections you make!

Every year is an election year when it comes to making decisions on your annual income tax return. Here are four common examples that can create tax savings opportunities if you elect the correct option.

1. Tax filing status. Typically, filing a joint tax return instead of filing separately is beneficial to a married couple, but not ...

Elizabeth School to Be Renamed After Long-Time Community Activist

February 13, 2020

City and school leaders are eager to honor a lifelong Elizabeth resident, Chessie Dentley Roberts, 93, a typing and business education teacher in the school district for 30 years who retired in 1991.

On February 26, at 6:30 p.m., friends and family will gather on Pennsylvania Avenue, when the former Ronald Reagan Academy will be officially renamed Chessie Dently Roberts Academy 30, ...