Arts & Entertainment

Top Stories


New Providence High School Drama Department Presents 'The Children's Hour'

November 13, 2018

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence High School Drama Department presents "The Children's Hour,'" featuring both High School and Middle School students on Friday, November 16 and Saturday, November 17th at 7:30 p.m. each night.

In the play, a private school for young girls is scandalized when a spiteful student turns against her teachers, spreading lies and ...

Hometown Hero Banners on Display in New Providence for Veterans Day; American Legion Service, Luncheon Set for Sunday

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Another 11 Hometown Hero Banners are flying in the borough as Veterans Day approaches. Residents and visitors are invited to take a stroll downtown to pay tribute to the 224 local service men and women who are honored on 112 banners hung from streetlights in New Providence. 

Detective Michael Hand said 10 of the new banners were hung on Springfield Avenue, ...

New Providence Scarecrow Contest Winners Announced

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence Business Community wrapped up the 2018 Scarecrow Stroll and Contest on November 2.  All of the entries were fantastic and reflected what a fun, creative, and involved community we have in New Providence. 

Over a thousand votes were cast and the winners are:

First Place ($300) – Skin Deep Salon & Spa

Second Place ($200) ...

Spring Break: Summit Playhouse Stages Romantic Comedy 'Enchanted April' Nov. 2-17

SUMMIT, NJ - Based on Elizabeth Von Arnim’s 1920's novel, the Summit Playhouse will perform 'Enchanted April', a gentle and romantic comedy of manners that offers to its characters, and viewers, a necessary balm of sunshine and renewal. 'Enchanted April' by Matthew Barber will be staged November 2-3, 9- 10, and 16-17 at 8 p.m., as well ...

Billy Wilkins Launches New Single, 'Monsterz,' on Halloween

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- What better day to release a video called "Monsterz" than on Halloween? 

Scotch Plains-based musician Billy Wilkins released his latest single at midnight on the spookiest day of the year. 

"It's an upbeat song, actually," the singer/guitar player said. "The song is about mistakes you made in the past. We filmed it at my ...

New Providence Street Fair Shined Despite Overcast Skies (Photo Gallery)

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - As promised, the annual street fair, presented by the New Jersey Sharing Network, took place -- and it wasn't raining.

The fair opened as promised at 10 a.m. and wrapped up by 5 p.m. There was something for everyone -- bounce houses of all sorts, balloons and a clown entertained the younger set, while parents, tweens and teens found outstanding food to consume, and ...

New Providence Carved Pumpkin Contest Results (Photo Gallery)

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The municipal gymnasium showcased the talent of all ages at the second annual New Providence Carved Pumpkin Contest. Awards were presented to the top picks by age group.

Weather didn't cooperate and may have been the culprit to the smaller turn out than last year's inaugural contest, but the carving talent and New Providence spirit didn't disappoint as the ...

Somerville: Main Street Mural Accentuates Ongoing Artistic Renaissance

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 Paint and Decorating Center at 118 W. Main St.

Roseann Woods Brown, Chief of Staff to ...

Scotch Plains-Based Actor Garry Pastore Joins Cast of 'Shooting Heroin'

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 hands.  

A ragtag team of locals comes together to form the first ...

Halloween Comes Early in New Providence with PBA Trunk or Treat (Photo Gallery)

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence PBA held its annual Trunk or Treat event for the children of New Providence on Sunday, Oct. 21 at the Sharing Network parking lot -- turning the backs of mini vans and sport utility vehicles into the new front porch with dangling spiders and cobwebs.

After prizes were awarded for Best Trunk, PBA Choice Best Costume and Mayor's Choice Best ...


TAP Into Another Town's News:

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Sign Up for E-News

New Providence

Upcoming Events


Wed, November 14, 12:00 PM

The Connection , Summit

Drop In & Play

Arts & Entertainment


Wed, November 14, 7:30 PM

The First Baptist Church of Westfield, Westfield

Free Holiday Concert in Westfield This Wednesday

Arts & Entertainment


Sun, November 18, 2:00 PM

The Connection , Summit

Master Class: Tap Workshop with Karen Callaway ...

Arts & Entertainment

Rick Recht Chanukah Celebration Set for Friday, Dec. 7, at Temple Sinai in Summit

November 13, 2018

The community is invited to join Temple Sinai for a special Chanukkah celebration with Jewish rock musician Rick Recht. 

Recht is especially known for his live performances for groups of Jewish youth all over the United States as well as performances at synagogues and Jewish rock festivals.  

The event will be held from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 7, at Temple Sinai, 208 ...