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Watchung Hills Presents Spring Dance Concert

May 24, 2018

WARREN, NJ . – The Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS) Dance Ensemble explored a broad spectrum of dance expression through a program that included 21 numbers at the 2018 Spring Dance Concert, Friday and Saturday, May 11 and 12, in the school’s Performing Arts Center (PAC).

The vast majority of the numbers were also choreographed by WHRHS students.

Watchung Hills Presents Annual Spring Jazz Concert

 

WARREN, NJ . – Parents, staff and fellow students filled the Performing Arts Center stage at Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS) to get “this close” to witnessing nearly 70 student musicians explore some 17 classic jazz compositions during the Annual Spring Jazz Concert on Thursday, April 26.

For the Jazz ...

Spoiler - Before You Watch the HBO Premier - Check Out Our Coverage of Bon Jovi’s Induction Into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

CLEVELAND, OH - The 2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony was particularly important this year with the long anticipated induction of Bon Jovi.  With Howard Stern doing the introduction, it was a spectacle.

Howard Stern was none to pleased with how long the committee took to induct the band.  “Bon Jovi has sold 130 million albums.”, remarked Stern.

NJIO Recaptures the “Spirit of 1850” With Concert on Sun, May 6 in Summit

SUMMIT, NJ -- The New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra will bring concertgoers back to a simpler time with their concert, “The Spirit of 1850,” on Sunday, May 6 at the Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School.  The performance will begin at 3:00 pm, and will feature performances from all three of NJIO’s orchestral ensembles, as well as its Flute Choir.  Admission ...

Video, Photos: Members of BRIC Celebrate Holi

BEDMINSTER, NJ --Spring was definitely in the air on Saturday, as hundreds of members of the Basking Ridge Indian Community, BRIC, their friends and neighbors celebrated Holi, a Hindu festival traditionally held in March to welcome spring. 

The celebration of Holi, often called the festival of colors, took place in Burnt Mills Park in Bedminster, under sunny skies. Participants included ...

‘Harlem Wizards’ Fundraiser set for May 3 at Watchung Hills

WARREN, NJ – The Harlem Wizards, whose official logo includes the self-explanatory description, “Tricks, Hoops and Alley Oops,” will headline a fundraising event from 7 to 9 p.m., Thursday, May 3, in Gym 5/6 at Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS).

Children of all ages, students, parents, seniors and families are all invited to attend the ...

Celebrate Holi with the BRIC Community Saturday, April 28

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Basking Ridge Indian Community, BRIC, is celebrating Holi on Saturday, April 28, in Burnt Mills Park, Bedminster.

Holi, a Hindu festival that is often called the festival of colors, is a community celebration to welcome spring. Participants fling colored powders around during the celebration. The powders leave everyone and everything they are wearing or carrying covered in ...

Somerset 4H Braids its way into Guinness Book of Records

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - For the several months, over 200 Somerset County 4-H members and adult volunteers have been stripping fabric and braiding sections to create the World’s Longest Textile Braid, in hopes that it would be entered into the Guinness Book of World Records.

Well they did it!

To qualify, the braid had to be at least 800 meters,  the equivalent of one-half mile ...

WHRHS Prom 2018: Students Ready for Junior Semi-Formal

WARREN, NJ - Prom season has started. On Friday night, the Watchung Hills Regional High School Junior Semi-Formal was held at the Pines Manor in Edison.

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 Promposals and preparations are done and it was time to enjoy a night of pictures, dancing, and most importantly, making memories. 

For many parents, the 2018 ...

Watchung Borough Council Votes to Close Library

WATCHUNG, NJ  - The Watchung Borough Council voted on Thursday night, before packed chambers and over 500 watching on Facebook live,  to close the Watchung Library and explore redevelopment of the library site on Stirling Road.

After years of discussion and debate, the council decided not to renovate the existing library or construct a new library. Mayor Stephen Pote ...

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Series Melds History, Musical Americana in Basking Ridge

May 12, 2018

Score front-row seats to a concert at MetLife Stadium this summer, and it could be epic. Much easier, and more intimate: seats to the summer music series at The Ross Farm in Basking Ridge – and it will be historic.

The fourth season of the Ross Farm Music Series kicked off April 22, but the first of four more concerts will be Saturday, May 12. Others will be held in June ...