Elizabeth Football and Cheer Program Seeks Community Support to Raise Funds for 2017 National Cheer & Dance Competition

November 19, 2017

ELIZABETH, NJ—A local, long-standing program in Elizabeth has the opportunity to compete in the 2017 National Cheer & Dance Competition in Orlando and they are seeking donations from the community to make it happen.

The Football and Cheer Program is a part of PAL (Police Athletic League). Elizabeth PAL was started in 1947 by a group of caring police officers that wanted to make a ...

Tree-Lighting Ceremony to Kick-Off Holiday Festivities -Santa Comes to Elizabeth

ELIZABETH, N.J.--It’s that time of the year, twinkling lights, festive decorations and a chance to visit with the most important guy in a red suit you’ll ever meet.

The Elizabeth Avenue Partnership (EAP) has announced the lineup of holiday events on Elizabeth Avenue this season starting with the Official Tree-Lighting Ceremony at Union Square Plaza on Tuesday, November 28 from ...

Elizabeth Community Leaders Honored at Snyder Academy Awards

ELIZABETH, NJ - Five Union County residents were recognized for outstanding contributions in social services, the arts, economic development, education and history at the Snyder Academy Awards held on November 2 at the Snyder Academy in Elizabeth.  

“Each of our award recipients has contributed to the richness of the Elizabeth community in his or her own unique way,” ...

Hickory Tree Chorus Presents Its Annual Show with Special Guests LUSTRE!

Hickory Tree Chorus 2017 Show — Barbershop Breakout … Can they Escape the Room?

Hickory Tree Chorus will present its annual show, Barbershop Breakout… Can they Escape the Room? — at West Morris Mendham High School on November 18, 2017, with special guests, Lustre — Sweet Adelines International 2018 Queens of Harmony!  Also appearing will be Take Note,  ...

Kenilworth Resident & Restaurant Owner to Compete in Guy Fieri's New Reality Show

KENILWORTH, NJ – Daryani Santana, a Kenilworth resident and restaurant owner, will bring a taste of Jersey to the Food Network on “Guy’s Big Project.”

Santana, who owns Cha Cha Cuban with her father, is one of 10 contestants to appear on Guy Fieri’s newest reality show, which offers contestants the opportunity to present their ideas for food travel shows. The ...

Celebrate the Holidays with Sound, Light, Model Trains and Family Fun

A favorite Union County tradition returns this year with the annual Holiday Sound and Light Show hosted by The Model Railroad Club.

The centerpiece of the festive extravaganza is the club’s sprawling, meticulously detailed HO scale model train layout at the A. Paul Mallery Model Railroad Center, conveniently located in a mixed-use area of Union County’s Lenape Park off Route 22 ...

Watch an Indian Cooking Demonstration at Westfield Memorial Library

Westfield, NJ.--On Tuesday, Nov. 14, at 6:30 p.m., the Westfield Memorial Library will present a program on Indian cooking and culture. The library is located at 550 East Broad Street.

The program will be presented by Charu Jhalani. She will demonstrate how to prepare paneer chilla, a healthy pancake made of green split lentils, garlic, and chilies, then stuffed with crumbled Indian ...

Photographer and Resident Gets Inspiration from Elizabeth

Elizabeth, NJ.—Elizabeth resident and photographer Leo Orsorio has been handling a camera since the age of 14.

He has a fascination with capturing nature and has always been interested in history and anything architecturally unique, subjects like historical graveyards.  He also has a passion for the weird and abandoned. Places that make you wonder and imagine what they were before ...

The Ghosts of Elizabeth-Try a Historical Haunt This Halloween

ELIZABETH, NJ—Is the Union County Courthouse haunted? Ghost hunters say that spirits from the Revolutionary War era roam the grounds, halls, and rooms of the historic courthouse.

Corinthian columns and wide marble staircases adorn this Neo-Classical building, and of course the cemetery right next door at the First Presbyterian Church is filled with markers from the Revolutionary War.

Where To Find The Great Pumpkin And More This Halloween In The Garden State

NEW JERSEY - If Halloween plans are still up in the air, take heart. There is plenty to do this final weekend before October 31 whether Garden State residents want their pants scared off or want some family-friendly fun.

Haunted River Walk in Milltown - October 27 and October 28 from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. Cost is $8 for adults, $5 for kids and $4 for seniors. The walk begins at the gazebo ...

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A Christmas Carol, the Musical Dancing into Cranford

November 20, 2017

Broadway Version of A Christmas Carol Coming to CDC Theatre in Cranford Ebenezer Scrooge and his ghostly encounters will come to life at CDC Theatre beginning December 8.

Written and scored by Broadway heavy hitters, Alan Menken (Disney's Beauty and the Beast,Disney's The Little Mermaid, Little Shop of Horrors) and Lynn Ahrens (Ragtime, Seussical, Once on This Island), A Christmas ...