Arts & Entertainment

January 17, 2019

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - In December, members of the Governor Livingston Student Council hosted their annual Semi Formal known as the “Snow Ball” in the GL cafeteria. Members of the Student Council host the event, and all money collected goes towards charity. This year, proceeds went to the Amanda ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Many Gov. Livingston students have hidden talents, whether in music, visual arts, sports, or other areas. Among these talented teenagers is Yuki Schwab, a senior at Governor Livingston, whose piano ability has taken her as far as Carnegie Hall. As Grand Prix winner of the ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - TAPinto Spotlight on Business features local businesses and their owners who are important to our communities. Follow this column to receive a fresh perspective on small business owners and their unique needs while shining a spotlight on their stories. This edition ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Santa Fe Educational Childcare of New Providence invites you to an Open House January 16-18 – from 2:30 to 6 p.m. Santa Fe has been in the local community for over 20 years and under new management since May. We're opening our doors for parents to learn more about the unique ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ – A representation of a home that made international news is among the winners of a town-wide contest of gingerbread building, but it is not the top vote-getter in the contest whose winners the public picked in an online poll. Tara and Rob Donnelly along with Brian and Amy Shields, ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — In his rendition of a tune from the musical “Bells are Ringing,” Broadway vocalist Cooper Grodin played the role of a con artist and gangster looking to win over a wealthy lady. Before performing the song with vocalist Maria Failla at the New Jersey Festival Orchestra’s New ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Since 2004, the Donate Life Rose Float has served as a memorial to organ and tissue donors and a platform for donor families, transplant recipients and living donors to inspire the world to save and heal those in need through the gift of life. NJ Sharing Network and ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Highlander Booster Club is hosting their Annual Fantastic Friday/Super Saturday event on Friday, January 4 and Saturday, January 5 with a full slate of activities at Gov. Livingston High School located at 175 Watchung Blvd. in Berkeley Heights. The weekend is filled ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Connection will host a 'Frosty Fun Holiday Camp' during the winter break for children ages 4 and up on Thursday, December 27 and Friday, December 28.  Morning, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., and afternoon, 1 - 5 p.m., as well as all-day, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., options are available along with early ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Linda's Creative Gifts recently held a book reading at her boutique in New Providence to feature local children's author Becky Gibby of her book "I Walked My Dog Around the Pond."  The book is beautifully illustrated by Kelsey Wilson.  Mrs. Claus and here special helpers ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. --  Union Catholic Principal Sister Percylee Hart, RSM, has been named Grand Marshal of the 2019 Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade, which​​​​ is scheduled for Saturday, March 16.  Sister Percylee has been the Principal of Union Catholic since 1980 and has been the ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ — At the December 11 meeting of the Mountainside Active Retirees, Mountainside resident, and Harpist,  Joanne Hanson entertained the group with a beautiful selection of music for the holidays. The meeting was well attended with more than 40 members and guests anxious to hear Ms.

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- St. Bartholomew the Apostle Church (2032 Westfield Ave, Scotch Plains) is proud to present the 16th annual Parish Christmas Concert on Saturday, Dec. 15, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The adult and children's choirs will perform with a chamber orchestra, a contemporary band, and ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — You don’t have to be a member of the Westfield Area YMCA to enjoy their third annual “Swim with Santa” this Sunday, Dec. 16. Families can choose a 30-minute time slot between 1 p.m.  and 3 p.m. to get in the pool with Old St. Nick and his elves. Story continues after ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS— The Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts (WIPA) presents a concert featuring the CAFÉ Choir on Friday, December 14, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. at the Chatham United Methodist Church located at 460 Main Street in Chatham. The concert is free and open to the public. Under the ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - Hundreds of children, their parents, grandparents and friends gathered outside of Borough Hall on Saturday in anticipation of the official start of the holiday season at the annual Christmas Tree Lighting.  To pass the time before the big countdown and caroling, members of the ...

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  BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Santa and his elves arrived in Berkeley Heights in a wagon drawn by two huge horses on Saturday morning, much to the delight of the children and parents waiting in the parking lot of Town Hall. Members of a band made up by Governor Livingston High School musicians ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- Plainfield Avenue, between Park Avenue and Springfield Avenue as well as Sherman Avenue, and portions of Springfield Avenue were closed to traffic this afternoon, as organizers and volunteers prepare for Winter Walk, which began at 1 p.m. and will run until 4 p.m.   Local ...

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  BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – The GL Hilltop Players’ production of ‘Little Women' includes a play within a play that features some funny and purposely over-dramatic acting, along with some singing, a few tears, lots of laughter and a glimpse of life during the Civil War era.  From the opening ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ -- The spirit of the holidays, present and past, will be celebrated during the Gingerbread Open Houses at Mountainside’s Levi Cory House and Hetfield House the weekend of December 8-9. On Saturday, Dec. 8, the Levi Cory House will be open for adults for a Grand Opening Wine & ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ -- The spirit of the holidays, present and past, will be celebrated during the Gingerbread Open Houses at Mountainside’s Levi Cory House and Hetfield House the weekend of December 8-9. On Saturday, Dec. 8, the Levi Cory House will be open for adults for a Grand Opening Wine & ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Linda Tribuna, of Berkeley Heights, unveiled the new name of her gift store, formerly TMC's Boutique, at a ribbon cutting ceremony in New Providence last week. As soon as Mayor Al Morgan cut the Grand Re-opening ceremonial ribbon, balloons were lifted to unveil the new name, ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The GL Hilltop Players proudly present the classic story, LITTLE WOMEN, about four sisters growing up with their mother over the course of a year while their father serves as a chaplain in the Civil War. The play explores issues of love, loss, duty, and charity in a ...

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The Mountainside Beautification Committee (Beautiful Mountainside) will once again sponsor a home and business holiday decorating contest.  Residents and businesses alike are encouraged to enter by visiting the all-volunteer committee's Facebook Fan Page “Beautiful Mountainside.”  Simply post a ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Ever wanted to own your own amusement park like Michael Jackson? Now you can, and your don't have to wait on line for tickets! Bowcraft, the scene of countless local children's birthday parties and decades of summer fun in Union County, has closed forever, but thanks to an ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – It’s been five years since Mountainside’s Levi Cory House was moved to Constitution Plaza. After extensive repairs and restoration work, the historic Levi Cory House is now ready for the public and it looks fantastic. The Holiday Boutique which has previously been open in the ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Highlander Marching Band placed fourth in the TOB Atlantic Coast Championships on Sunday, October 28 in Hershey, PA. They scored 95.95; their highest score since 2012 and their highest Group II Open score since 2010. Under the direction of Band Director Nicholas ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Artist Doug Hoekzema has traveled the world painting bigger-than-life murals on the facades of commercial buildings, hotels, resorts and convention centers, but none perhaps as heartfelt as the three-story mural that emerged over the past four days on the stucco wall of  Redelico's ...

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Volunteers and supporters of “Beautiful Mountainside,” the borough’s grass roots beautification committee enjoyed a spooktacular Halloween Party on Saturday night at the Elks club.  Bob Messler was Master of Ceremonies for the annual event, which helps fund numerous improvements made by a core ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Actor and Scotch Plains resident Garry Pastore has been cast as a supporting lead in Shooting Heroin, a film that tells a fictional story about the ravages of the opioid epidemic in small-town America and what happens when members of community take matters into their own ...

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