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Sign Up Now for 16th Annual Spelling Bee

January 17, 2019

BEDMINSTER, NJ _ A traditional event for students in the Somerset Hills area, the 16th annual  GFWC Junior Woman's Club of the Somerset Hills Spelling Bee is signing up participants for this year's event, scheduled for Jan. 23 (Jan. 30 snow date).

The General Federation of Women's Clubs (GFWC)'s local Junior Women's Club is again inviting all Bernardsville, ...

Drake House Museum Undergoes Restoration Project with help from North Plainfield Mason

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Historical Society of Plainfield announced that a major restoration of the interior masonry walls of the Drake House Museum has been completed.  There are two interior basement areas that date to 1746, and one basement area that dates to the 1880’s. 

The project included local craftsmen working on the re-pointing of mortar throughout those areas, and ...

Watchung Hills Winter Choral Concert Features Empowerment Themes, Students ‘Steppin’ In Time’ Ready for Disney Jan.17


WARREN, NJ - More than 200 choral music students at Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS) demonstrated their skill, knowledge base and showmanship in exploring a broad array of musical genres and styles, from tender remembrances to rock-and-roll anthems and empowerment statements, at the annual Winter Choral Concert, Thursday, Dec. 20, in ...

'Nocturnal Nature' Through A Child's Eye Show Open Into February; Reception This Weekend

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The 27th annual Nature Through a Child's Eye exhibit of Somerset County elementary students' art with an environmental theme, will be on display through Feb. 3 at the Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center (EEC) in Basking Ridge, with receptions this weekend for the student artists from 13 schools.

The theme this year is ...

Watchung Hills Musicians Perform 22 pieces at Winter Instrumental Concert; 16 Students Named to Region II


WARREN, NJ -  The audience at the 2018 Winter Instrumental Concert on Thursday, Dec. 13, in the Performing Arts Center (PAC) at Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS) bore witness to how four bands of student musicians comprised of some 130 student musicians explored an ambitious lineup of nearly 22 compositions. And heard that some 16 WHRHS student ...

International Thespian Society Inducts 22 Watchung Hills Drama, Theater and Crew Students

WARREN, NJ - Twenty-two Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS) Drama student actors, singers, and crewmembers were inducted into the International Thespian Society during a ceremony Thursday, Dec. 6, in the school’s Drama Program Classroom.

They join another 14 students who were inducted last year into WHRHS’s chapter of the society, titled Troupe ...

Students Sing Praises of New Music Tech Lab at Watchung Hills


WARREN, NJ – Now that the first half of the 2018-2019 School Year is winding down, and the second half is due to start again when classes resume after Winter Recess on Wednesday, Jan. 2, the new Music Tech Lab at Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS) and the new Music Tech Lab Teacher, Christopher Wyatt, are looking forward to bright horizons over the next six months of the ...

Study Finds NYC Is The Best Place for New Year's Eve, Jersey City and Newark Crack The Top 100

NATIONAL -- With New Year’s Eve around the corner and the majority of Americans spending up to $200 each on the occasion per year, the personal-finance website WalletHub released its report on 2018’s Best Places for New Year’s Eve Celebrations.

WalletHub compared the 100 biggest cities across 28 key metrics. The data set ranges from legality of fireworks to average ...

Christmas Eve Singalong Returns for 95th Year

BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ For the 95th year, carolers from Basking Ridge and nearby will gather in downtown Basking Ridge for the traditional community holiday sing-along on Christmas Eve led by a brass band on the steps of the Basking Ridge Presbyterian Church at 1 East Oak St.

Each year, crowds of area residents from Basking Ridge and nearby gather at the downtown ...

Watchung Hills Sold Out Choral Concert Will be Live-streamed for Home Viewing


WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills chorus concert set for 7 p.m. on Thursday is sold out. Those without tickets can still enjoy the concert.

“Though the PAC is sold out for this evening’s performance, there will be overflow seating in the South Auditorium and the Atrium where there will be a live stream of the concert,” the school posted.

“Also, we are excited ...


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Plainfield Symphony 99th Season Annual Free Afternoon Family Concert

January 9, 2019

The Plainfield Symphony’s annual Family Concert will take place on Saturday January 26, 2019 at 3:00 pm under the baton of Maestro Charles Prince. The program will feature two 2018 Young Pianist Competition of New Jersey Prize winners, a renowned saxophone soloist and several fun pieces by David Rimelis.

Pianist Sarah Ouyang will perform the third movement, Rondo Allegro Scherzando, of ...