Arts & Entertainment

June 4, 2020

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - Let's help salute Mountainside Class of 2020 and celebrate our 8th grade, high school and college (including graduate level) graduates.  This is not affiliated with any particular school and all Mountainside graduates in the above categories are invited to participate. On ...

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Editor's Note: Have a TAP Tip? We want to hear from you! Click here. MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - Christine O'Grady, the newest addition to the Bayberry Lane neighborhood in Mountainside reached out to her neighbors to ask them to put out a bear or another stuffed animal in a front window or on their ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – The new Village Shop located in the Mountainside Restoration Committee’s Levi Cory House announces opening hours for March & April, 2020. The Shop will be open on Fridays and Saturdays (and 1 Sunday) on March 13, 14, 27, 28; and April 10, 11, 24 and 25 from 10 am to 3 pm. The ...

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Gov. Livingston Hilltop Players present Mamma Mia with shows March 26 through March 28 BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Musical season is once again upon Governor Livingston and the Hilltop Players are excited to move in a new direction from last year's production of Chicago to a lighthearted, funny ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ –  The Mountainside Restoration Committee announces that the Deacon Andrew Hetfield House will be open to the public for tours on Sunday, March 15, 2020 from 1:00 – 3:00 pm. Visitors are invited to tour Mountainside’s historic treasure which features a museum displaying ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ -- 'Cheers to 125 Years" kicked off the first of three 125th Anniversary celebrations in the Borough of Mountainside. The sold out Gala, which was held at the Springfield Hilton Garden Inn, drew 350 guests to the Feb. 21, cocktail reception.   Councilwomen Deanna Andre and ...

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The Mountainside Education Foundation will be hosting a magic show with renowned magician, Mark Zacharia, this Friday, February 28, 2020 in the auditorium at Governor Livingston High School, 175 Watchung Boulevard, Berkeley Heights, NJ. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.  Show starts at 7 p.m. There will be a ...

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“Happy New Year - 新年快樂”  WARREN, NJ - The MHCS (Murray Hill Chinese School) Chinese New Year Celebration was held on Saturday at Watchung Hills Regional High School. At the Chinese New Year celebration, students participated by singing, dancing, and acting.  During the ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – The Borough of Mountainside, founded in 1895, will celebrate its 125th anniversary, the Quasquicentennial, throughout 2020. A variety of events have been planned as part of a year-long, community-wide celebration. All of the events and activities will highlight Mountainside’s ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ -- For a fun-filled afternoon that’s sure to put everyone in the Holiday spirit, make sure to visit the Hetfield House (located on Constitution Plaza near the Mountainside Library) on Saturday, 12/14 (adults) and Sunday, 12/15 (families).  A donation of $5 per person is suggested ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Highlander Marching Band ended their competitive season placing second of 17 bands in attendance in the TOB Group II Open Atlantic Coast Championships on Sunday, November 3 in Hershey, PA. They scored 97.7, an all-time school record-breaking high score.    Under the ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - They say there’s a silver lining to every dark cloud. Earlier in the week, the buzz in the Borough focused on what to do if it rained on Halloween. Should it be rescheduled? Would the festivities take place on Old Tote Road, as in years past, where hundreds of trick or treaters ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – The new Village Shop located in the Mountainside Restoration Committee’s Levi Cory House announces special holiday opening hours for November & December. The Shop will be open on Fridays and Saturdays (and 1 Sunday) on November 8, 9 22 & 23; and December 13, 14, 15, 20 ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ -  Several brave kids came by for the thrill of the annual "Haunted Trail" behind the Mountainside Municipal Complex Saturday night on a crisp autumn night. The trail featured several different frightening scenes with actors ensuring "an extreme haunt." Members of the Volunteer ...

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The Mountainside PTO is hosting their annual Fall Festival on October 19, 2019, from 12:00 pm until 4:00 pm at Deerfield School. This is a great event for the family and will have rides, games, Tricky Tray, food and so much more! Come down and enjoy a day celebrating our great schools and ...

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  BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – This evening's fall open house for the Wharton Institute of Performing Arts (WIPA) marks the beginning of the fall session for students, faculty and executives of the non-profit organization. It will be Executive Director Peter H. Gistelinck’s first open house, and first ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - Gabrielle Klausner, a rising senior at Scotch-Plains Fanwood High School, organized a book drive and collected over 200 new books to donate to Children's Specialized Hospital in Mountainside to start a new library in the long term care unit. Klausner visits the long term care ...

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This year, New Jersey Youth Actors, a theatre group made up of youth artists from all around the state of New Jersey, is performing "Into the Woods" on Sunday, August 25, 2019 at 5 p.m. at Nash Theater at RVCC. Visit rvccarts.com for online tickets. Nothing touches our imaginations more deeply ...

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MILLBURN, NJ – The Paper Mill Playhouse has selected one Mountainside student to be a part of the theater’s prestigious Summer Musical Theatre Conservatory for 2019. Alexa Torres from Mountainside is among the 121 students who earned a place in the Playhouse's five-week conservatory program and ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - More than 3,000 people attended opening night of the Mount Carmel Feast on Tuesday, July 16 – making it the biggest crowd for the event in years.  And the fun isn’t over! There are still three more nights that people from near and far can enjoy great new rides and games, ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - The Borough of Mountainside may be small in size compared to surrounding communities, but is unmatched when it comes to putting on a really big show every Fourth of July. Festivities begin long before dusk arrives, starting at the community pool, where many  Mountainsiders and ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Preparations for the NYC Pride March proceeded apace Saturday in Berkeley Heights, as volunteers from all over the country inflated balloons - 15,000 of them - and turned them into letters, creatures, and sculptures. The adventure began Friday evening when balloon artists ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Governor Livingston High School Guitar Club, TREND and Student Ambassadors celebrated their last Final Exam and participated in the year ending Coffee House. Student and faculty performers included Olivia McKeon, Paul Dolce, Jake Snyder, Ben Cummings, Beryl Roman, Dave ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Summer arrives tomorrow, Friday, June 21, so it’s time to stock up on “beach books.” How about a book inspired by a very vivid dream involving museums, the French catacombs, art treasures and spies in pre-World War II France? Former Berkeley Heights resident Steven Knapp ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ -- A small fire in a popcorn machine at the AMC Mountainside 10 on Monday night has led to the temporary closure of the theatre, according to Bryan Villarroel, the manager on duty at the theatre. He said since there was a fire involved, they “can’t open up the building to the ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - On Friday night,  prom frenzy reached its peak as the Gov. Livingston Senior Prom was held at the Mayfair Farms in West Orange. Promposals and preparations are done and it was time to enjoy a night of pictures, dancing, and most importantly, making memories before everyone ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - A steady crowd poured into Mt. Carmel Fairgrounds on Saturday for the first ever Pour into Summer Wine Festival in Berkeley Heights. Guests enjoyed day one of the two-day festival that features over 150 different wines from 10 local New Jersey wineries.   Gates are open ...

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