Walt Whitman: The Good Grey Poet (adults)

Walt Whitman changed the voice of poetry.  He sought to create “a new gospel of beauty”; an American voice. He escaped the Classic Structures demanded of verse, and gave us the free form voice that has become standard today. His work influenced the beat movement and its leaders such as Jack Kerouac and Alan Ginsberg, anti-war poets and even Bram Stoker’s Dracula. Registration is required. Register at SCLSNJ.org.

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Sat, April 15
2:00 pm — 3:00 pm
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Walt Whitman changed the voice of poetry. He sought to create “a new gospel of beauty”; an American voice. He escaped the Classic Structures demanded of verse, and gave us the free form voice that has become standard today. His work influenced the beat movement and its leaders such as Jack Kerouac and Alan Ginsberg, anti-war poets and even Bram Stoker’s Dracula. Registration is ...

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Lake Como Strives to Strike Balance Between Summer Visitors, Year-Round Residents

May 28, 2017

LAKE COMO, NJ — For a small Jersey Shore community with no beachfront, Lake Como is still right in the middle of all the summer action, particularly on the weekends.

And that’s because of several major factors: Some of its streets serve as main arteries for vehicles getting to and from Belmar’s Ocean Avenue less than one-half mile away. Its population of 1,700 swells ...

It's Memorial Day Weekend, Here is the Entertainment Lineup for Stafford and LBI

LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ – It is hard to believe but the unofficial start to the summer season is upon us. Memorial Day weekend kicks off with a lot of opportunities for entertainment and nightlife.

The following is this weekend’s rundown. 

Arlington, 1302 Long Beach Boulevard, Ship Bottom

MATT FISHER Friday 8 p.m.
GREG WARREN Sunday 4 p.m.

Buckalew’s, Long ...

Landmarks Lost in Superstorm Sandy Ready to Reopen Summer 2017

BELMAR, NJ — With Superstorm Sandy fading back in its rearview mirror, Belmar is looking ahead to a summer marked by the return of two iconic boardwalk landmarks lost in that epic storm five years ago.

While the Taylor Pavilion at Fifth Avenue opened earlier this month with a flurry of fanfare, the Rowland Pavilion at 10th Avenue is expected to be ready for operation several weeks after ...

TripAdvisor: Wildwood Crest is Best Summer Hot Spot in Nation

WILDWOOD CREST, NJ — Wildwood Crest has been named the nation's top 2017 Summer Hot Spot by TripAdvisor.

The Cape May County beachfront community was selected based on the greatest increase in seasonal hotel booking interest, including the average one-week vacation costs for hotels and airfare.

According to a recent TripAdvisor survey of more than 1,300 U.S. travelers, 88 percent ...

Update: Found Dog in Warren: Do You Know This Dog?

May 24, 2017

WARREN, NJ - Update: Owners have been located and reunited Thursday.

 

 

 

Do you know this dog? He was found Wednesday evening near Gregory Road. 

Contact the Warren police non emergency number at 908-753-1000.

Lake Como Strives to Strike Balance Between Summer Visitors, Year-Round Residents

May 28, 2017

LAKE COMO, NJ — For a small Jersey Shore community with no beachfront, Lake Como is still right in the middle of all the summer action, particularly on the weekends.

And that’s because of several major factors: Some of its streets serve as main arteries for vehicles getting to and from Belmar’s Ocean Avenue less than one-half mile away. Its population of 1,700 swells ...

It's Memorial Day Weekend, Here is the Entertainment Lineup for Stafford and LBI

LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ – It is hard to believe but the unofficial start to the summer season is upon us. Memorial Day weekend kicks off with a lot of opportunities for entertainment and nightlife.

The following is this weekend’s rundown. 

Arlington, 1302 Long Beach Boulevard, Ship Bottom

MATT FISHER Friday 8 p.m.
GREG WARREN Sunday 4 p.m.

Buckalew’s, Long ...

Landmarks Lost in Superstorm Sandy Ready to Reopen Summer 2017

BELMAR, NJ — With Superstorm Sandy fading back in its rearview mirror, Belmar is looking ahead to a summer marked by the return of two iconic boardwalk landmarks lost in that epic storm five years ago.

While the Taylor Pavilion at Fifth Avenue opened earlier this month with a flurry of fanfare, the Rowland Pavilion at 10th Avenue is expected to be ready for operation several weeks after ...

North Plainfield's Bridget Haley Says Yes on White House Lawn

May 24, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. - She said yes. Justin Sykes proposed marriage to Bridget Haley of North Plainfield on the North Lawn of the White House on May 20, and she said yes.

Sykes took her by the hand, and said, "Won't it be amazing to tell our children one day that we got engaged at the White House? Her face went blank ......"

Photographer Michael Kennedy ...

Obituaries

John Robert Drake, 78, of South Plainfield, passed away peacefully on April 22, 2017 at ...
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Celebrating the Arts in Warren: Spring Arts Festival Set for June 5-7 at Watchung Hills

May 22, 2017

WARREN, NJ -  The annual Spring Arts Festival, a year-end celebration of the accomplishments in, and dedication to, the arts by students at Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS), will be held Monday, June 5, through Wednesday, June 7, at various exposition and performance spaces at the school.

The community is invited to attend the three-day festival, to ...

Harry Potter Parody Raconteur Show at the Scotch Plains Public Library

May 26, 2017

​On Monday, June 26, 2017 at 7:30 pm, in honor of the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, join the library staff for “Harry Potter, A Staged Radio Parody”​ led by Raconteur Radio.

Raconteur Radio stages theatrical presentations of vintage radio plays, classic works of literature, and pop culture parodies for live ...

Four Teachers to Retire this Year from Watchung Hills

May 28, 2017

WARREN, NJ - Four teachers will be retiring this year from Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS).

The retirees are: Physics Teacher Dr. Georgia Fisanick, who started at WHRHS in 2004; English Teacher Kim Gajewski, who started at WHRHS in 1980; Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher Julie Jaran, who started at WHRHS in 2009; and Guidance ...

WHRHS College Athletics Recognition Day 2017: Watchung Hills Recognizes 20 Warriors

WARREN, NJ - Some 20 Watchung Hills Class of 2017 Warriors who will be continuing their athletic careers at the collegiate level were recognized on Thursday at the school.

Joined by friends and family members as well as some of their coaches and WHRHS Director of Athletics Chris Van Vliet, the students gathered in the Media Center after ...

WHRHS Baseball: Watchung Hills Knocks Off North Hunterdon to Advance in NJSIAA North 2, Group 4 Tournament

WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills Hustlin' Warriors varsity baseball team defeated North Hunterdon on Wednesday to advance to the  Semi Final Round of the NJSIAA North 2 Group 4 Tournament, 4-3.

 

The Warriors scored four runs in the bottom of the fourth inning to lead 4-1.

 

James McKenna was 2 for 3 with a double and a run scored. Tyler Kulisz ...

Classic, Vintage and Custom Car Owners Throttle Down and Rumble into Somerville to Park Their Rides on Main Street

May 27, 2017

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Hundreds of vintage, customized and classic car owners have been looking forward to Friday night for several months, waiting to show off their prized American iron.

Their highly-prized automobiles are reflective of a time when seat belts were optional, distracted driving meant no fuzzy dice hanging off the mirrors and topping off the gas tank only took a pocketful of ...

Weather Service Issues Flood Watch for Somerset County

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a Flood Warning for our area. 
 

At 10:25  P.M. area basins were rising in response to the heavy rain that fell earlier this evening. The Neshanic River at Reaville has risen above flood stage to 7.2 feet, the service said. 

Turn around, don't drown when ...