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Pop, Six, Squish, CHICAGO opens tonight

May 12, 2022

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Passaic Valley Drama Club presents Spring Musical, “Chicago” on May 12-14, 2022 at 7pm in the Schneider Auditorium.

Tickets are on sale now! 

Visit pvstheater.com

Totowa Summer Concert Series Kicks-off with Micheal Castaldo and La Dolce Vita Band on June 22

TOTOWA, N.J. - The Totowa Summer Concert Series will feature a very special musical guest this summer. Micheal Castaldo, award-winning classical crossover singer, producer and songwriter, will be a featured performer with his La Dolce Vita Band to kick-start the concert series on Wednesday, June 22 beginning at 7 p.m. (rain date is June 23). 

The festival takes place at the Totowa ...

Little Falls Seniors Enjoy A Great Evening at the Spring Fling Dance

LITTLE FALLS, N.J. - Spring was definitely in the air at the "Spring Fling" dance, sponsored by the Little Falls Senior Citizens Advisory Board. The event was held at the Little Falls Civic Center, located at 19 Warren Street on April 22.

Seniors enjoyed an evening of great food and dancing. The event was free for Little Falls seniors and $10 for non-residents who came out to ...

Scenes from the 2022 Passaic County Art in the Park Festival Held in Goffle Brook Park, Hawthorne

HAWTHORNE, NJ - Passaic County's Art in the Park returned to Goffle Brook Park this past weekend and the area from the Passaic County Arts Center at the John W. Rea House, past the playground, down along the walkway, was lined with booths where vendors, artists, and crafters had set up to show their talents and sell their wares.

Art in the Park was held from 11 to 7 on Saturday, April 30, ...

Little Falls Senior Advisory Board will host "Ice Cream Meet & Mingle Social!"

LITTLE FALLS, N.J. - The Little Falls Senior Advisory Board will host "Ice Cream Meet & Mingle Social!" on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Little Falls Civic Center, located at 19 Warren Street.

All seniors are invited.

RSVP Janet at (973) 634-2372 by Wednesday, May 11. Please leave your name and phone number when you call.

Totowa Hosts Successful Third Annual Car Show

TOTOWA, N.J. -  The Borough held its third annual Totowa, NJ Car Sshow on April 24. The event was coordinated by Mayor John Coiro, including the Board of Recreation. 

Cars, trucks and motorcycles of all years and makes were on display. According to Recreation Director Mark Monteyne, the show was a huge success. A trophy ceremony was held, with food and beverages ...

First Rutgers Day in Three Years Draws Tens of Thousands on College Avenue Campus

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Third Floor - a band so named because the four members assembled their guitars and drums on the third floor of the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center to rehearse - were rocking the crowd on the College Avenue lawn.

Students swayed, a woman waved and two kids who taken a front row seat were nodding their heads to the music.

It seemed fitting that the band closed ...

Inspired by 1960s London Antifascist Movement, Ridley Road Comes to Masterpiece May 1

NUTLEY, NJ - Inspired by true events, Ridley Road tells the story of Vivien Epstein, a young Jewish woman who rejects her comfortable middle-class lifestyle in Manchester UK to join the fight against fascism in 1960s London. The four part series unfolds Sunday when Ridley Road premiers on Masterpiece. 

For most of us, the idea of London 1962 conjures images swinging London, new ...

Save the Date: June 19 'Say Gay' Cabaret in Nutley

Nutley Little Theatre believes in inclusion and being a welcoming and safe space! And we our LGBTQIA members AND patrons!

SO! We are putting together a

SAY GAY CABARET!

June 19th at 8pm.

A portion of the proceeds will go to help the legal teams fighting the Don’t Say Gay bill down in Florida.

We are looking for singers who wanna belt out their pride (or their support) ...

Little Falls Holds Annual Easter Bunny Breakfast

LITTLE FALLS, N.J. - The Little Falls Recreation Department recently hosted Breakfast with the Bunny. The event was held on April 16 at the Little Falls Sports & Recreation Complex Gymnasium, located at 160 Paterson Avenue.

The event was organized by Recreation Director John Pace, along with Assistant Recreation Directors Tyler Passero and Nadine Heinis. According to Passero, this ...

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United Passaic Organizations hosts National Community Action Month kick-off on Sat., May 21

May 17, 2022

United Passaic Organization will host a National Community Action Month kick-off celebration and resource fair on Saturday, May 21. The community-based event will take place at the courtyard of the UPO Community Hub at 1 Howe Avenue in Passaic from 12 p.m. - 3 p.m.

As part of the celebration, the City of Passaic's Mayor Hector C. Lora will present UPO with an official proclamation to make ...

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Nutley Restaurateur Khris Reina Discusses Facing Challenges Over Morning Coffee and Mimosas

NUTLEY, NJ - The global COVID-19 pandemic changed everything and challenged everyone, and it continues to do so.

It is easy to throw our hands up in despair, especially when we are reminded daily of the losses and challenges in our community, but sometimes there's a bit of news that pushes those same hands together in gratitude. Cristina Graziano and her father Joe Graziano recently ...

Woodland Park Stigma Free Task Force To Host Color Run May 14

May 6, 2022

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Woodland Park Stigma Free Task Force is planning a color run on Saturday, May 14 on Memorial Field, behind Memorial Middle School on Memorial Drive.

The run starts at 9:30 a.m. No pre-registration fee is required. Kids and adults are welcome to join the fun. Please bring protective eyewear such as goggles or sunglasses and a bandana or mask to cover your mouth.

Passaic Valley Water Commission kicks off Drinking Water Week: “Clean Water is Essential to Life”

CLIFTON, NJ – Have you ever thought about what it takes for clean drinking water to flow from your faucet? Drinking Water Week recognizes the hardworking people performing various roles to ensure tap water is “There When You Need It.” Drinking Water Week is May 1-7 this year.

Passaic Valley Water Commission (PVWC) and partners throughout North America are ...

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Fri, May 20, 7:00 PM

Edgemont Memorial Park , Montclair

AAPI Montclair Justice & Remembrance Lantern ...

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Mon, May 23, 11:00 AM

Online Webinar , Paterson

Are you an Entrepreneur?

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Tue, May 24, 11:00 AM

Online Webinar , Paterson

Basics to a Business Plan

Business & Finance

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Thu, May 26, 11:00 AM

Online Webinar , Paterson

Strategic Marketing Planning

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Eastern Conference Finals Predictions

The conference finals are now here. The four strongest teams who have fought through so much adversity to get to the positions they are in now are a step closer to the ultimate goal, the Larry O’Brien Trophy.

In the Eastern Conference, the Boston Celtics and the Miami Heat are the two teams trying to achieve the crown as the king of the east. The Celtics, who just finished a grueling ...

What We Can Learn From Lorianne O’Connor

I’ve known Lorianne O’Connor since I was in the seventh grade. When we were younger, I had a funny feeling that she would become a high level college athlete. As we went through the rest of middle school, and then high school, I realized that funny feeling was an accurate depiction of what she would become. O’Connor is now a softball player for Fairleigh Dickinson University, ...

Eastern Conference Finals Predictions

The conference finals are now here. The four strongest teams who have fought through so much adversity to get to the positions they are in now are a step closer to the ultimate goal, the Larry O’Brien Trophy.

In the Eastern Conference, the Boston Celtics and the Miami Heat are the two teams trying to achieve the crown as the king of the east. The Celtics, who just finished a grueling ...

United Passaic Organizations hosts National Community Action Month kick-off on Sat., May 21

May 17, 2022

United Passaic Organization will host a National Community Action Month kick-off celebration and resource fair on Saturday, May 21. The community-based event will take place at the courtyard of the UPO Community Hub at 1 Howe Avenue in Passaic from 12 p.m. - 3 p.m.

As part of the celebration, the City of Passaic's Mayor Hector C. Lora will present UPO with an official proclamation to make ...

Overlook Medical Center looks “Ahead” to hospital’s future at campaign kickoff

SUMMIT, NJ – MAY 6, 2022 – The Overlook Foundation, the non-profit, private organization that supports Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center, kicked off a public campaign to raise funds for a multi-phase expansion and enhancement project that will transform the hospital, positioning it for future excellence.

The campaign, Overlook Ahead, will help to financially ...

Paterson Celebrates 'Palestine Way'

May 16, 2022

PATERSON, NJ - History was made Sunday as hundreds gathered to celebrate and honor the street sign unveiling of “Palestine Way” as well as the first ever Palestine Street Festival in Paterson.

Following the recent approval by the Paterson City Council, Mayor Andre Sayegh, City Council President Maritza Davila, and Sixth Ward Councilman Al Abdelaziz, himself the son of ...

Out of Business. Paterson 'Chop Shop' Closed Down, Acting AG Platkin Says

PATERSON, NJ – Six Paterson men said to be involved in the operation of a “chop shop” which reportedly possessed stolen cars and stripped them for parts have been charged for their crimes, according to Acting Attorney General Matthew Platkin. Two Newark residents were also charged.

In a statement Platkin announced that the indictment is the result of a joint ...

Boat Parade and MAGA Drag the Interstate Parade Set for Saturday June 4

May 16, 2022

STAFFORD - The MAGA boat parades are back in 2022.  Readers might recall the MAGA boat parades that took place in 2020 all over the nation. 

Former Stafford Township Councilman George Williams is organizing the parade this year. It will take place on June 4. There will be a ‘MAGA Boat Parade’ and ‘MAGA Drag’ auto driving event that day.

The boat part ...

Despite Law Change, Woodland Park Will Not Change Drug Use Policy For Employees

April 22, 2022

Dear Woodland Park Residents, 

Effective Thursday, April 21, 2022 the recreational use of marijuana and other cannabis products became legal in New Jersey.

Regardless of this change in law, the Borough Council and I want to emphasize that all policies and procedures and rules and regulations applicable to the employees of the Borough of Woodland Park will remain the same.

Our Police ...

Just a Second

May 20th is World Metrology Day.

I am counting down the hours on an atomic clock which is accurate to 1 second in 10 million years.

Metrology is the scientific development of systems of measure. Unlike Meteorology, the study of weather, you don’t have to be chipper and TV good looking to study Metrology. You do have to have geekish tendencies and more degrees than a thermometer, ...

TAPinto CEO Michael Shapiro Discusses Local Marketing in a Digital World

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro was a recent guest on Sergeant Marketing's Milestone Mindset Live speaking about Local Marketing in a Digital World. The series helps viewers attract and retain clients and donors.

Shapiro and host Nancy Sergeant talked about a number of topics, including the value of local marketing in the post-pandemic economy, how ...

‘Calendar Girls’ Captivates at Chatham Playhouse

CHATHAM, NJ — This delightful play, set in Yorkshire, England, lends a risque air to the Women’s Institutes at a local church parish.

The play and film were based on a true story of middle-aged women who were seeking a fundraising idea for Leukemia Research.

They’re desperate to find a way to support their charities and somehow come up with the idea of ...

Take A Risk, Even If It Hurts

How many times have you heard the best step you can take to grow as a person is to step outside your comfort zone and take risks?

This is the theme of just about every self-help book I have ever read, and it has been stated to me by just about every person I have interviewed. I take this advice to heart, and it governs most everything I do. But, even as a staunch practitioner, it’s ...