Bedminster Local is State Finalist in the National American Miss New Jersey Princess Pageant

June 23, 2017

BEDMINSTER, NJ - Miss Ivanka Panasik, age 6, has been chosen as a State Finalist in the National American Miss New Jersey Princess Pageant to be held August 11 to 12 at the Hyatt Regency in New Brunswick. The pageant is held for girls ages four through 18 in five different age divisions.

The newly crowned Miss New Jersey Princess will receive a $1,000 cash award, the ...

Two Musical Masters To Take Stage in Art Gallery in Montclair

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The sounds of "What If" will be presented in an intimate setting in the 73 See Gallery in Montclair on Sunday afternoon when Stephanie Griffin, principal violist of the Princeton Symphony meets up for a musical match with jazz bassist Hilliard Green to create "daring, utterly beautiful music," said organizers Seed Artists.

Griffin, cofounder of the Momenta ...

Ridge Students Showcase “Stigma” Art Show at Local Gallery Until July 14

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ- The Alhamra Art Gallery held the opening of its latest exhibit, “Stigma,” showcasing original work by Ridge High School students, with an opening on June 13. The show aims to bring awareness to mental illnesses and addiction by offering a lens into the world of someone who’s suffering.

In light of past community events and tragic deaths in the ...

It's Magic: Kickoff of Summer Reading Program at Bernards Library Next Tuesday

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - A presentation by magician Simon Mandal will be the kickoff event for the summer reading program at the Bernards Township Library next Tuesday evening.

Magician Mandal will present a show to mystify and delight, "featuring dazzling magic with hilarious family-friendly comedy," the library said in its invitation to all.

The show is scheduled for 7 p.m. to ...

Church Celebrates First 300 Years, Anticipates Next Three Centuries

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The church around which the village of Basking Ridge grew up - dating back the construction of a log cabin next to an oak tree that was old even then - celebrated its 300th anniversary on Saturday with a parade and congratulations from local and further-away well-wishers.

The Basking Ridge Presbyterian Church has been commemorating its 300th anniversary throughout ...

Basking Ridge Presbyterian Church Celebrates 300 Years With Parade and Picnic This Weekend

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The Basking Ridge Presbyterian Church celebrates a landmark anniversary this year, honoring 300 years of history as Basking Ridge's oldest organization, predating both the Revolutionary War and the founding of the Township of Bernardston itself in 1760.

This Saturday, June 10, is the 300th anniversary parade

A 300th anniversary parade is scheduled for ...

Book 'Oak Tree Project' by Bernards Students to Debut at June 8 Reception

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The inaugural release of the book of "The Historic Basking Ridge Oak Tree Project," a book compiled from tributes to the oak tree by township students, will be available on Thursday, June 8, starting at 7 p.m. at the Tree Views Essay Reception at the historic Brick Academy, 18 W. Oak Street, Basking Ridge. The ...

Liberty Corner Fire Co. Hosts This Year's Memorial Day Parade

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - THE Liberty Corner Fire Co. will host this year's Memorial Day parade on Monday in Bernards Township, with the parade scheduled to step off at 9:30 a.m. sharp from the firehouse at 95 Church St. in Liberty Corner village.

The parade to honor the country's fallen members of the US armed services, as well as recognizing those who are veterans or serving now, will ...

Ridge High Ceramics Show Continues at EEC in Basking Ridge; Reception Wednesday

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - If you haven't had a chance yet to stop by and see Ridge High School ceramics students' exhibit on “Patterns in Nature and the Microscopic World,” at the Environmental Education Center, the show will be running through this weekend. There's even time to attend a reception for the student artists this week.

The show, which has been on ...

Charter Day Celebrated With Friends & Fun - and a Chance to Sign the Charter [Updated with more photos]

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Despite overcast skies, the 23rd annual Charter Day celebration brought out area residents knowing they could count on fun, tempting food, friends and live music. But this year, they also had a chance to view, and "sign" giant recreations of the charter signed by King George II that created the "Township of Bernardston" in 1760.

On Saturday, local ...

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Sweeney Todd at SOPAC for Six Performances in July

June 21, 2017

July 14, 15, 21 and 22 at 8PM & July 16 and 23 2PM

Tickets: $35-$45 
Box Office: (973) 313-2787

To close our 22nd season in the summer, Light Opera of New Jersey presents Stephen Sondheim’s dark-humored musical thriller, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, directed by Jeffrey Fiorello with music direction by ...