NHL’s Centennial Fan Exhibit Makes Stop in Newark

March 27, 2017

NEWARK, NJ –  Hockey fans of all ages enjoyed the first day of a two-day event on Saturday afternoon by participating in a variety of festivities at The Prudential Center’s Championship Plaza, at the corner of Mulberry and Market Streets in Newark as the NHL celebrates its centennial with an interactive traveling fan experience prior to the New Jersey Devils’ home game ...

Mountain Park School Celebrates Music in Our Schools (Photo Gallery)

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Music Day was celebrated at Mountain Park School last week, thanks to the efforts of Music teachers Thomas Kamp and Stephanie Spano.

Walking down the halls of Mountain Park School, you could hear the voices of Broadway, the sound of the kettle drum, dance music, a marching beat, the plucking of strings of homemade instruments, the electronic wave of techno music, ...

Story Pirates Sail In to Mountain Park Elementary

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Story Pirates, a New York City-based organization that helps children find their voice through creative writing, came to Mountain Park Elementary School on Monday, March 13, 2017 in a follow-up visit to the school after their first program on Tuesday, January 10, 2017.

They put their credo—"changing kids lives one story at a time"—into play ...

TAPinto CEO Shapiro goes “One on One” with Steve Adubato CEO and Publisher Michael Shapiro appeared on “One on One” with Steve Adubato Thursday night and answered questions about the role of hyperlocal online news media.

The interview was broadcast on WNYY, NJTV and WNET. Adubato closed by saying that “Michael Shapiro, he is on the cutting edge of media.“

Shapiro answered a wide-range of questions about ...

Hilltop Players 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' Opens Thursday, March 16

Large Cast Fills Stage with Humor, Great Vocals and High Energy Dance


BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Although rehearsals have been disrupted with back to back school closures on Tuesday and Wednesday due to the untimely snow storm this week, Gov. Livingston Hilltop Players' production of "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" is set to open Thursday night at ...

Gov. Livingston Senior Alyssa Megson Takes On Project Dreamcoat: Hilltop Players Musical Production of 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' in Rehearsals

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Gov. Livingston senior Alyssa Megson, an accomplished designer and seamstress, was tasked with creating the "coat of many colors" for the Gov. Livingston Hilltop Players musical production of "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," currently in rehearsals.

Megson, along with her assistant and friend Amanda Skidmore, accepted the ...

Northern Women in the Aftermath of the Civil War with Joanne Rajoppi at Scotch Plains Library on March 30

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi will return to the Scotch Plains Public Library to discuss her newly published book, Northern Women in the Aftermath of the Civil War on Thursday, March 30, at 7:00 p.m.

This book chronicles the lives of the wives and daughters of the Brunswick Boys (the subject of her previous book, New Brunswick in the Civil War: The Brunswick ...

Despite the Cold, Union County St. Patrick's Day Parade Marches On

UNION, NJ – Despite frigid weather, marchers took to the streets for the 21th Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Union.  Although the crowds were smaller than usual, thousands did come out to watch as numerous pipe and drum bands, police associations, fireman, civic organizations, Irish dancers and hundreds of others marched up Morris and Stuyvesant Avenues to the sounds of ...

Annual Organ Festival Features Four Top Organists on March 19 in Plainfield

PLAINFIELD, NJ – Organists Brian Preston Harlow, Colin MacKnight, Thomas Rodgers, and Barbara Thompson will be performing on Sunday, March 19 at 3 pm at the historic Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church in Plainfield.  The annual organ festival, this year entitled Pipe Dreams, provides an opportunity to enjoy the range and power of the 97 rank Gilbert Adams organ, in the gorgeous ...

The History of Daylight Saving Time; Clock Change Begins on Sunday Morning

NATIONAL -- Daylight Saving Time adds 1 hour to standard time (at 2:00 a.m.) to make better use of daylight and conserve energy. It is observed in over 70 countries worldwide, although the beginning and end dates vary from country to country. Arizona and Hawaii are the only states that do not observe daylight saving time.

 “Fast Time,” the original name for Daylight Saving ...

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Wed, March 29, 8:00 PM

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Roll Call Comedy Lab

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Wed, March 29, 8:00 PM

Ricalton's, S. Orange

Roll Call Comedy Lab

Arts & Entertainment

A One Night Jazz Festival To Benefit St. Joseph's Social Service Center

March 26, 2017

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – Fans of Jazz and music enthusiasts everywhere will enjoy “A One Night Jazz Festival,” featuring eight jazz artists, many with worldwide jazz reputations, Saturday, April 29, at Union Catholic High School in Scotch Plains.

The event supports the work of St. Joseph’s Social Service Center, a non-profit organization that serves the materially poor and ...