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"Irena Sendler: Rescuing the Rescuer" - A One-Woman Play Starring Libby Skala

Wed, December 20, 7:30 PM

Cranford Community Center, Cranford

"Irena Sendler: Rescuing the Rescuer" - A ...

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Add to My Calendar 12/20/2017 7:30pm 12/20/2017 8:30pm America/New_York "Irena Sendler: Rescuing the Rescuer" - A One-Woman Play Starring Libby Skala

The Friends of the Cranford Public Library are very pleased to welcome actress Libby Skala, who will present her acclaimed, self-penned, one-woman play, Irena Sendler: Rescuing the Rescuer. Admission is free and all are welcome. Irena Sendler: Rescuing the Rescuer tells the story of a Polish Catholic social worker who saved the lives of thousands of Jewish children during World War II. This marks ...

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Letters to Santa-Elizabeth Children Get Those Lists Ready

December 15, 2017

ELIZABETH, NJ--Children made sure to place their “Letters to Santa” in the Mailbox located at Union Square which will be there until Friday, December 22.

This Saturday, December 16 will be the final event with Santa, holiday music and a live petting zoo from Mountainside Stables from 12-3 p.m. Hot chocolate and other refreshments will be available as part of the free holiday ...

Events This Week in Elizabeth

ELIZABETH, NJ—Upcoming events scheduled in Elizabeth this week.

Menorah Lighting at the Mills at Jersey Gardens Mall on Monday, December 18, 2017, from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Mayor Christian Bollwage will join Rabbi Kanelsky to light a 12 ft. Menorah at the Bris Avrohom Annual Chanukah Candle Lighting Ceremony. This event will take place at the food court, on the upper level within The ...

United Way’s Season of Caring Inspires Santander Bank to Give Gifts to the Children of Elizabeth

ELIZABETH, NJ-- In the spirit of its annual Season of Caring Drive, on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at 10 a.m., United Way of Greater Union County (UWGUC) and employees from Santander Bank will distribute gifts to children who attend PROCEED, Inc., a non-profit organization located in Elizabeth, NJ, that provides support services to children and families in need.

UWGUC’s Season of Caring ...

NJ Transit Service To Resume Monday After Friday's Derailment in Union

UNION, NJ – New Jersey Transit reports the Raritan Valley Line trains will resume regular weekday service between Cranford and Newark and High Bridge and Raritan on Monday.  Train service was suspended over the weekend after the freight train derailment in Union on Friday afternoon.  

According to their website, NJ Transit says customers may experience possible ...

City Unveils Community Mural Design in Historic Elizabethport Neighborhood

ELIZABETH, NJ-- A community mural depicting prominent landmarks, schools, residents and civic servants was unveiled recently inside the Miller Evans Logan Rec Center, located on 161-163 First Street.  Present for the unveiling was Mayor Christian J. Bollwage, city officials, representatives from the Elizabeth Development Company (EDC) and Wells Fargo, a major funder of the mural.

The ...

Two Car Crash on Garden State Parkway

December 15, 2017

CRANFORD, NJ- Injuries are reported following a two-car crash on the Garden State Parkway near exit 137, according to Trooper Gene Hong of the New Jersey State Police.

The accident occurred at 1:35 p.m.

According to the Breaking News Network, the vehicles went into the woods after colliding, with two passengers pinned in one of the cars.

“Injuries are reported but they are not life ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Westfield's Jackie Lieberman

This week's feature will focus on TAPintoWestfield franchisee, Jackie Lieberman. Find out what makes TAPintoWestfield.net different than the competition, what she did before coming onto TAPinto.net and how an inexperienced sales person became one of TAPinto's most successful franchisee's. 

 

When did you join TAPinto.net?:

I started as a freelance reporter in 2011 ...

Does Family Dollar Profile It's Customers?

December 15, 2017

Dear Editor:

On December 9, 2017, I went to the Family Dollar Store, located at 450 North Broad Street looking for light bulbs.  I looked at the bulbs and did not see what I wanted.  As I left the store I was confronted by the Store Manager and was told that Security instructed her to detain me on suspicion of stealing.  While in the store (less than 2 minutes) I DID NOT TOUCH ...

Local nonprofit members celebrate the 25 days of Christmas

December 17, 2017

ELIZABETH, NJ--The nonprofit Community Access Unlimited (CAU) is celebrating the 25 days of Christmas by posting on its Facebook page Christmas memories and feelings from its members with disabilities. Each day another posting shares the thoughts of a different member.

“Christmas is my favorite holiday because my family gets together and we talk to one another," Mary ...

Victoria and Albert: A Royal Love Affair by Daisy Goodwin and Sara Sheridan

Victoria and Albert: A Royal Love Affair by Daisy Goodwin and Sara Sheridan (St. Martin's Press, 2017)

Several months ago I reviewed the magnificent compendium Hamilton: The Revolution by Lin Manuel Miranda. This charming edition is a must for anyone who is planning to see the Hamilton in order to become familiarized with the libretto and prepare him/herself for an extra-ordinary ...

'It's a Wonderful Life'from film to stage to radio

‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ shows surprising appeal as radio/stage production

By Liz Keill

MADISON, NJ – The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey has selected a nostalgic and heartwarming version of the classic Frank Capra movie from the 1140’s to entertain holiday audiences. “It’s a Wonderful Life” has somehow become a classic Christmas ...