International Archaeology Day

Join us for a collection of archaeological activities for children!

October 19th: International Archaeology Day

Reservations are required and can be made by calling 973-706-6640 or visiting deymansion.org.

Price: $5/Child

Presented By: Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders and Department of Cultural & Historic Affairs

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  1. 973-706-6640
Sat, October 19
11:00 am — 3:00 pm
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Join us for a collection of archaeological activities for children!

October 19th: International Archaeology Day

Reservations are required and can be made by calling 973-706-6640 or visiting deymansion.org.

Price: $5/Child

Presented By: Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders and Department of Cultural & Historic Affairs

199 Totowa Road Wayne, NJ 07470

Dey Mansion

199 Totowa Road
Wayne, NJ 07470

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On the Other Side of the Border

November 10, 2019

The children kept hugging us. They just wanted hugs. They wanted to be seen, to be loved, to feel safe. It’s odd — we teach our children to not talk to strangers, and yet when we entered the Shelter de Leona Vicario they ran to us, grabbed our hands, and wanted to play. My Spanish is limited and their English was non-existent, but they kept telling us their names and ...

Passaic County Relaunches Teen Arts Festival, Preliminary Submissions Due Dec 15

November 13, 2019

PATERSON, NJ – The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders that Teen Arts Festival will be held at William Paterson University on Wednesday, June 3.The all day programming and celebration of art will be presented in a coordinated effort by William Paterson University, the Passaic County Cultural Heritage Council and the Passaic County Education Association.

According to a ...

Little Falls Construction Updates For The Week of Oct. 21-25

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The following are construction updates for the week of Oct. 21-25 for the Township of Little Falls.  

Water Main Upgrade Project - The water company's contractor will continue to connect service relays ‪between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. along Main Street‬.
Monday through Wednesday: Work will be performed on the Peckman River Bridge on ‪East Main‬ Street ...

Paterson's CUMAC Awarded $110,000 Grant to Grow 'Beyond Hunger' Initiative

November 13, 2019

PATERSON, NJ - Paterson's CUMAC has been awarded a $110,000 grant from Impact 100 Garden State. The announcement came at the philanthropic organization's annual awards meeting Wednesday.

Also awarded similar sized grants were the County College of Morris Foundation and the Union County Economic Development Corporation. Passaic County Community College Foundation and The ...

Nutley Community School School Subject of State Investigation After Missing Toddler Incident

November 10, 2019

NUTLEY, NJ - The Community School in Nutley is the subject of a State of New Jersey investigation after a toddler went missing from their operation in St. Paul's Congregational Church in Nutley. 

The toddler, who went missing on Monday, off sometime after being dropped off by his father, was reunited with his parents, unharmed after being found on Franklin Ave. in the vicinity of ...

Special Delivery. NJ Woman Charged After More than $400K in Opioids Shipped to Her Home

HAMILTON, N.J. - A a two-week investigation by the Mercer County Narcotics Task Force (MCNTF) led to the seizure of more than $400,000 in opioids, and the arrest of a Hamilton woman, according to Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri.

In a statement Onofri announced that his office received information in October from U.S. Homeland Security Investigations ...

'A Doll's House Part 2' Makes Timeless Claims at Summit Playhouse

SUMMIT, NJ – You wouldn’t think a follow-up to Henrik Ibsen’s play about Nora Helmer in 19th century Norway would be especially relevant today.

But the smart, funny sequel by Lucas Hnath has much to say about marriage, the cost of independence, abandoning one’s family and other issues that ring true. When Nora insists that marriage won’t exist in 20 or 30 years, ...

'Romeo and Juliet' Stay Eternally Young at Shakespeare Theatre

No matter how often, or how rarely, you may have seen Shakespeare’s love letter to “Romeo and Juliet,” it still returns with blazing life, in the romantic balcony scene, in the hard lessons we learn about Capulets and Montagues and in the eternal flame of lives snuffed out too soon.

The production at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey in Madison has held audiences ...

America's First Daughter by Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie

America’s First Daughter  by Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie (William Morrow, 2016)

 

Thomas Jefferson, the author of the Declaration of Independence, was a complicated man. The narrative of America’s First Daughter, told in the voice of Jefferson’s adoring daughter, Patsy, gives us Jefferson, the hero. However, as Patsy matures, she can’t deny that her ...

Thou Shalt Not: A Drama by Thinkery and Verse

Thou Shalt Not - Production by Thinkery & Verse

 

On September 16, 1922, the bodies of an Episcopal priest, Edward Wheeler Hall and a member of his choir, Eleanor Reinhardt Mills, were discovered in a field near the New Brunswick-Franklin Township border. The bloody, butchered bodies obviously had been staged in the positions in which they were found. Torn love letters lay at the ...

Three Steps to Building Self Confidence

How we feel about ourselves dictates the way we live life. It impacts the way we approach just about every thing we do. Yet, sadly, many people struggle to believe in their worth and abilities.

Throughout my life, my levels of self-confidence have ebbed and flowed. Growing up I was an overweight adolescent, which had a significant affect on how I viewed myself. When you’re young, ...

Turning Fear into Joy

Fear is one of the most powerful forces in life. It affects the decisions we make and the actions we take. And while the primary role of fear is to keep us safe, it often becomes the obstacle that stands between us and our dreams and goals.

There are rational fears, the ones that are based in reality such as encountering a bear while on a hike in the woods, and there are the irrational fears ...

Let's Help Rep. Sherrill Get Gateway Completed

October 12, 2019

To the Editor,

Fall is on the way, which means the leaves will soon be changing.

But there’s something that never seems to change: overcrowding, delays, and disruptions on New Jersey Transit.

As an Essex County resident who commutes into Manhattan every day, I know the travail of the trains all too well – as do all of my neighbors. Overcrowding at Penn, “train ...

Sherrill Raises $590,000 in Q2; Brings Cash on Hand to $1.1 Million

To the Editor,

Fall is on the way, which means the leaves will soon be changing.

But there’s something that never seems to change: overcrowding, delays, and disruptions on New Jersey Transit.

As an Essex County resident who commutes into Manhattan every day, I know the travail of the trains all too well – as do all of my neighbors. Overcrowding at Penn, “train ...

Rep. Sherrill Leads Bipartisan Election Security Bill

November 13, 2019

Washington, DC -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (D-NJ) announced the introduction of the Election Technology Research Act of 2019 (H.R. 4990), joined by Representatives Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH), Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX), and Frank Lucas (R-OK). This bipartisan bill will give the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) new ...

Veterans Day Statement from Representative Mikie Sherrill

Parsippany, NJ – Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) reflected today on the importance of honoring our nation’s heroes by making sure that we keep faith with our veterans. Representative Sherrill, a former U.S. Navy pilot, has been highly involved in supporting the military community and their families in the 11th District since taking her seat in January 2019. In observance of ...