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Arts & Entertainment

May 18, 2022

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence Historical Society placed the second historic marker in town. This marker has been installed in front of the former Academy School building and Borough Hall, and is currently leased by Peapack Private Wealth Management. Placed on April 30th by the Department ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - A buzz was around the borough that John Elliot of CBS News has been sited throughout town. We caught up with Elliott at the Our House, Our Run event when he told TAPinto that he has been a longtime supporter and volunteer of Our House, and he was in town supporting the CBS ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Although it was an unseasonably cold and rainy May morning, families came out to kick off fishing season and rekindle the sport of fishing. Experience wasn't necessary -- the event provides the opportunity for first-time anglers to experience the sport and have fun. The ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham resident and Independent filmmaker/artist Jim Riffel invited some friends to check out his latest colorful creations made out of old dolls and it has spawned a whole new genre known as the "Warhead Babies." Wayno Draino and James Warhola, the nephew of the late Andy ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – The Friends of the New Providence Memorial Library have brought the visual and performing arts back to the library after two long years. Art created by the library curators Lynn Celler, Denise Moser, Beth Spiegel, and Louise Wheeler is on display in the newly renovated front ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Mayor AL Morgan, Assemblywoman Michele Matsikoudis, New Providence elected officials, along with many community leaders were on site for the DeCorso Community Center's “Grand Reopening” nearly a year since Tropical Storm Ida caused significant water damage to the ...

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New Providence Memorial Library is setting its direction for the next 5 years by undertaking a Strategic Planning process aided by consultant, ReThinking Libraries.   The Library takes pride in being a valuable community resource so it is vital that community feedback is incorporated into the ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Sing, Dance, Play, and Learn at New Providence’s newly opened Zumbini with Allie. Allie Lasota opened this new spot to be the destination for families in the greater New Providence area relating to children’s music entertainment and provide the "best" experience in music and ...

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In honor of Black History, Women’s History and National Poetry Months, Morris Arts and Overlook Medical Center  proudly present Celebrating Black Women Through Art & Poetry, a collaborative program featuring works developed with the guidance of Overlook’s poet-in-residence, Thomas Dooley, and ...

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WOODBRIDGE — The Mayor’s Free Summer Concert Series will return starting Monday, June 20 with performances five nights-a-week, most of them at the Woodbridge High School football field. Mayor John McCormac announced a full schedule of upcoming performances for the 2022 season featuring known ...

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  NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - It rained before the Easter Bunny and his assistant bunny hopped in a convertible to come to Oakwood Park to meet all the children and adults at the Easter Egg Hunt. It rained after the hunt, when most people, but not all, had gone home. In between the sky was overcast, ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Natalia Hazlitt, 10-year-old fourth grader at Mountain Park Elementary School, co-wrote a children's book, Charlie's First Haircut, during the pandemic with her father Chaz Hazlitt. The father-daughter bond will be something they will cherish forever.  Chaz Hazlitt is a ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - Cranford Radio podcast host, Bernie Wagenblast, sits down with the newest Assemblywoman for New Jersey's 21st District, Michele Matsikoudis. The 21st district currently includes Chatham and Long Hill Township in Morris County, Bernards Township, Far Hills, Warren ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Several thousand people will again celebrate all that is Berkeley Heights when the second Downtown Summer Block Party returns to Springfield Avenue on Sunday, June 5.  And every organization in town - whether it be a church group, scout group, school organization, ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – New Providence Community Pool is going back to its pre-covid schedule and activities, said Tom Foti representing the New Providence Community Pool Trustees. Foti attended the Thursday, March 29 council meeting to give an update regarding the pool’s summer activities and ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – The Borough Council extended the outdoor dining option for restaurants and approved the community events sponsored by the New Providence business community at the Thursday, March 29 meeting. The approved resolution allows outdoor music, and outdoor dining and displays until ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Has it been a while since you've been to the New Providence Library? Don't waste another day! Come inside and see all the changes and improvements we've made since your last visit. We'd love to help you renew your library card, check out materials, access information and ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ- No need to fear the wrath of these gods. The Hilltop Players take on Greek Mythology when they return to the stage to perform "The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical" March 24-27.  The play is set in New York with the title character Percy Jackson, a young boy with ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — If I were to assign this article an alternative title or a subtitle or if I were writing a dissertation in psychology or philosophy and needed to give it an academic-ish clever-sounding name, it might go something like this: "Getting Out of One's Head, the Virtues of Being ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- The Friendly Sons of St. Patrick honored Sean Flannery, owner of Sheelen's Crossing and Sheelen's Fish Market in Fanwood, as the recipient of the William A. Boyle, Sr. Union County Irishman of the Year at its annual Irish Heritage Tribute Dinner on Thursday, Mar. 10. Flannery, ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - It takes a village to put on a show - we all learned that when watching Mickey Rooney movies. Seussical took a village just to fill the parts, another one to build and paint the scenery, and yet another one to perform the music, and a few more villages to do the hair, makeup, ...

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UNION, NJ - Irish eyes are not smiling with the news that the Union County St. Patrick's Day Parade has been postponed for another two weeks due to a forecast of rain, heavy wind gusts and potential snow flurries on Saturday. The Union County St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee Chairwoman Pam ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - New Providence High School’s Drama Department has been busily preparing for the opening night of Seussical, the Musical this Friday, March 11th.  From taking a master class, sitzprobe, visits to the elementary schools for Read Across America, finishing sets, to all things tech ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ – The Union County Board of County Commissioners awarded 66 artists, historians and local non-profit organizations with funding through the 2022 Union County HEART (History, Education, Arts Reaching Thousands) Grant Program. The HEART Grant Program brings arts to the community and ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ -- The New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra (NJIO) will present its 2022 Winter Concert Rhythms To Dance To & Melodies To Sing on Sunday, March 13th at 3 pm at Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church in Plainfield. The concert is free and open to the public. Donations are ...

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  NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence Lions will host their 53rd annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 9, 2022, at Oakwood Park in New Providence. The hunt is open to all New Providence Pre-School, Kindergarten, First and Second Graders.  According to New Providence Lions Club ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Lavender and Sage Boutique celebrated the opening of their fair trade artisan pop-up shop in New Providence with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, March 4. Assemblywoman Michele Matsikoudis, of New Providence, along with Mayor Al Morgan, Council President Nadine Geoffroy, ...

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NEW JERSEY -- When the COVID spread across America in early March 2020, it wreaked havoc on the “St. Patrick’s Season” for both 2020 and 2021. Not only did the pandemic put the kibosh New York City’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade, the largest in the world on March 17, but it also led to the cancellation ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Lavender and Sage Boutique is a new fair wage artisan pop-up shop in New Providence opening on Thursday, March 3 for the month. The shop offers a curated selection of jewelry, scarves and handbags, as well as items for entertaining, kitchen, and bath. “We want our items to ...

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After a two-year hiatus, the New Providence High School PTSA annual Tricky Tray/Fashion Show "The Show Must Go On" is back and better than ever on Saturday, March 26, 2022. This student centered fundraiser supports various PTSA sponsored events and activities throughout the year and supports the ...

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