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Easy Gig: John Busse Can Walk to Work for Somerville Summer Stage Show

September 28, 2020

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Musician/songwriter/vocalist John Busse has adopted Somerville as his hometown, and it's been a good fit for him and his guitar, performing frequently at cozy coffee shop venues along Main Street in between venturing off to other locales in New Jersey.

On Saturday night, Oct. 3, he'll perform on the Summer Stage for the fourth year in a row, from 6-9 p.m.

He'll ...

Easy Gig: John Busse Can Walk to Work for Somerville Summer Stage Show

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Musician/songwriter/vocalist John Busse has adopted Somerville as his hometown, and it's been a good fit for him and his guitar, performing frequently at cozy coffee shop venues along Main Street in between venturing off to other locales in New Jersey.

On Saturday night, Oct. 3, he'll perform on the Summer Stage for the fourth year in a row, from 6-9 p.m.

He'll ...

Union's First Online Pumpkin Carving and Painting Contest

UNION, NJ - Union is hosting its first annual online Pumpkin Carving and Painting Contest, open to Union individuals, families and businesses.

Contest rules are easy. Get creative and either carve or paint your pumpkin of any shape/size and post the photo on instagram. Make sure you include the #UnionHalloWin in the photo and on the post.  Photos must be submitted by ...

One Millburn Resident Among Winners in 2020 Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Millburn resident Maya Bloom was recently named among the 33 Essex County artists who received awards in the 2020 Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show, which was held virtually this year due to the pandemic.

The Essex County Senior Art Show and Exhibit was open to all professional and non-professional artists ages 60 and older. Artwork was judged on ...

Union County St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee Golf Outing

UNION, NJ - The 2020 Molly Maguire's golf outing, benefiting the Union County St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee, will be held Thursday, Oct. 8.

The outing will be held at Galloping Hill Golf Course, beginning with lunch at 10:30 a.m.  A shotgun start begins at noon.  The event includes golf giveaways and prizes.  A cocktail hour will be held from 5:00 - 7:00 ...

First of Its Kind in Montclair: Connected Hair Salon and Cafe Celebrate Grand Opening

MONTCLAIR, NJ - A new hair salon and coffee shop has opened in Upper Montclair, officials announced.

Connected Salon and Cafe Concept, Boho Hair Salon and Boca Life Cafe | Anechó Coffee, celebrated their grand opening with a launch party on Saturday, September 19. 

Located at 111-113 Watchung Ave, this salon and cafe concept is the first of its kind in the Montclair ...

Randolph Township Reimagines Halloween 2020

RANDOLPH, NJ- COVID-19 has forced the cancellation of Trunk or Treat. But have no fear. Randolph, in partnership with the Mt. Freedom Fire Company, has planned two fun Halloween events in its place.

Riddle Run
From October 19 to October 26, 2020, find all of the decorated posts on the trail at Brundage Park. Look for the letter located on the post; there are 16 posts in all. Once you have ...

West Caldwell, Fairfield, Roseland Residents Among Winners of Essex County Senior Arts Contest

WEST CALDWELL, NJ — Two residents of West Caldwell, two from Fairfield and one from Roseland have received awards in the 2020 Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show. 

This year’s contest was conducted virtually because of the coronavirus. Winning entries can be viewed by visiting here. 

This year's award recipients include:

Fairfield

Marion Jones ...

Roselle Park's Zachary Blutner Named Executive Director of New Jersey Festival Orchestra

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Zachary Blutner of Roselle Park has been named Executive Director of the New Jersey Festival Orchestra (NJFO).

Blutner comes to NJFO with nearly 20 years of experience in both non-profit and for-profit institutions in the tourism and hospitality industries.

 “Zach joins us with a very impressive resume, great enthusiasm, and a hunger to grow NJFO both ...

South Orange Public Library Open for the First Sunday Since March

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ ー The South Orange Public Library announced that it would be further expanding their hours to Sunday afternoons from 1-5 p.m.

The physical library building reopened to the public in early July with very limited hours. This Sunday will be the first weekend since the start of the shutdown that SOPL has been open to the public. The building will still only be open for 25% ...

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Cedar Grove Historical Society Pumpkin and Apple Sale at Morgan’s Farm

September 27, 2020

 

Each year the Cedar Grove Historical Society holds a Pumpkin and Apple Sale in honor of Edith Morgan and her son Courtenay Morgan.  In the fall of each year the Morgans sold pumpkins and apples in the front of the Morgan farmhouse.  Mrs. Morgan passed away in 1961, but Courtenay, the last farmer in Cedar Grove, continued the tradition until his death in 1985 at the age of 86.

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