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Linda Jacobs of Maplewood has Photography Exhibit at Summit Library Through May 31

April 23, 2017

SUMMIT, NJ -The Summit Free Public Library and the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey have collaborated to bring “Vantage Points,” a collection of photography by Linda Jacobs, in 'The Gallery' at the Summit Free Public Library. The exhibition runs through May 31.

Jacobs, who is a resident of Maplewood, received a Bachelor of Science in Design and ...

May Book Clubs at the Scotch Plains Public Library

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- On Monday, May 1, at 7:00 p.m., the Evening Book Club will meet to discuss A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman. In this bestselling and delightfully quirky debut novel from Sweden, a grumpy yet loveable man finds his solitary world turned on its head when a boisterous young family moves in next door.

On Tuesday, May 16, at 1:00 p.m., the Afternoon Book Club will be ...

Westfield Barber to Appear on NBC Reality Show ‘First Dates’

WESTFIELD, NJ —  NBC’s new reality show “First Dates” will feature Saverio “Sammy” Michielli, a barber at Kennedy’s All-American Barber Club in Westfield, in its May 5 episode.

Michielli, a Bayonne native, originally auditioned for MTV’s reality show “Jersey Shore.” He didn’t make it, but after posting a joke on the ...

WHRHS Prom 2017: Students Ready for Junior Semi-Formal

 

WARREN, NJ - Prom season has started. On Friday night, the Watchung Hills Regional High School Junior Semi-Formal was held at the Pines Manor in Edison.

 

Promposals and preparations are done and it was time to enjoy a night of pictures, dancing, and most importantly, making memories. 

 

For many parents, the 2017 semi-formal was just another reminder ...

Former Hillside Intermediate Teacher Releases Book of Photography, Poetry

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Former Hillside Intermediate School teacher Neal Sehgal has recently published a book of photography and poetry called “RISE” — and he is using the book to donate to local non-profits.

Sehgal said he donates the book to organizations for their use in fundraising for their own initiatives, inlcuding the Somerset Regional Animal Shelter; Roots & ...

Somerville Business & Professional Association hosts Arts & Crafts Festival

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Dozens of talented artisans, craftsmen and photographers will display their original works of art, contemporary crafts and fine art along Main Street Sunday, April 23, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the 4th annual Arts & Crafts Festival sponsored by the Somerville Business & Professional Association.

There will be original handmade works such as oil and acrylic paintings, ...

Somerville Business & Professional Association hosts Arts & Crafts Festival

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Dozens of talented artisans, craftsmen and photographers will display their original works of art, contemporary crafts and fine art along Main Street Sunday, April 23, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the 4th annual Arts & Crafts Festival sponsored by the Somerville Business & Professional Association.

There will be original handmade works such as oil and acrylic paintings, ...

Congressman Lance Visits Paper Mill Playhouse's 'Theatre for Everyone' Program

MILLBURN, NJ - On Monday afternoon, April 17, the weekly class held in the Black Box Theatre at the Paper Mill Playhouse had a special visitor: Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-7). Lance was there to observe the direct impact of National Endowment of Arts (NEA) funding for the "Theatre for Everyone" program, which provides classes to students ages 7 to 18 with all types of ...

Historical Society of Elizabeth Receives Union County History Grant Program

ELIZABETH, NJ – The Historical Society of Elizabeth was one of 16 organizations to receive a 2017 Union County History Grant, made possible from the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State and administered  by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders through the Union County Department of Parks and Recreation, Union County Office of Cultural & ...

Congressman Lance Visits Paper Mill Playhouse's 'Theatre for Everyone' Program

MILLBURN, NJ - On Monday afternoon, April 17, the weekly class held in the Black Box Theatre at the Paper Mill Playhouse had a special visitor: Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-7). Lance was there to observe the direct impact of National Endowment of Arts (NEA) funding for the "Theatre for Everyone" program, which provides classes to students ages 7 to 18 with all types of ...

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New Grants Bring another Year of Art, Music, Dance, Film and Theatre to Union County

April 23, 2017

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that 34 Union County arts organizations will receive a total of $64,000 in grants from the Union County Local Arts Grant Program for the funding year 2017.

“This new round of funding demonstrates that our local arts community has earned a reputation for delivering programs that make significant contributions to the ...