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July 4, 2022

NEW JERSEY: As you watch the rockets glare and bombs burst into the New Jersey skies this weekend, share this bit of Jerseyana with the people on the blanket or lawn chairs next to you. The first “fireworks” display to celebrate the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence was ordered by ...

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UNITED STATES -- Many Americans will celebrate the Fourth of July holiday with backyard BBQs, picnics or a trip to the beach. But did you know that Independence Day was not a paid federal holiday until 1938, Congress changed it? (source: ACEI-Global).  1. Thomas Jefferson was not the only author ...

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LITTLE FALLS, N.J. - The Little Falls 4th of July Street Fair returns this summer on Monday, July 4 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sponsored by the Little Falls Police Benevolent Association 346, the annual fair will be held along Main Street and Stevens Avenue. Craft vendors, local businesses, food ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Those planning on attending Jersey City’s 4th of July featuring Flo Rida and fireworks conducted by Guinness World Record holder, Fireworks by Grucci, are being strongly encouraged to arrive by foot, bike, or public transportation to Exchange Place as parking will be extremely ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- It's always been a labor of love for longtime Chatham resident Jeff Davis when it came to restoring age-worn pieces of his Chatham childhood and adult life. However, the 72-year-old Davis went above beyond the call of duty this time to restore/fabricate an iconic Chatham Fourth of ...

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LITTLE FALLS, N.J. - The Little Falls 4th of July Street Fair returns this summer on Monday, July 4 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sponsored by the Little Falls Police Benevolent Association 346, the annual fair will be held along Main Street and Stevens Avenue. Craft vendors, local businesses, food ...

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LAS VEGAS - Earl Bennett, a former Jersey Shore drummer and family friend, had the opportunity to interview Zach Jones on his YouTube page on Tuesday. He caught up with Zach with a video interview while he was in Las Vegas performing with Sting.  Zach grew up in Manahawkin and graduated from ...

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LittleFallsBiz will be hosting the 5th Annual Block Party on Tuesday, June 28th from 6-8:30pm in Downtown Little Falls on Paterson Avenue near Main Street The festival will feature food and entertainment including a DJ, activities for the kids, pie eating contest and more.

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The West Paterson American Legion Auxiliary Unit #238 Americanism essay contest winners for 2022 were celebrated on June 14. The following Beatrice Gilmore School students are the winners at the Unit Level: 3rd Grade – Damian Casado Honorable mention – Veronica Murphy, ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Alfred Baumann Library saluted the winners of its 26th annual poetry contest at a reading event on June 9 in Dowling Gardens. The staff sends its thanks to all those that submitted poems. Winners in attendance at the event read their poems. All winning poems will be ...

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TOTOWA, N.J. - A fun-filled atmosphere filled the streets of the Borough during its third annual Totowa Day.  The event, sponsored by Mayor John Coiro, council members, and the Totowa Board of Recreation, was held at 515 Union Blvd. According to Coiro, the event as the most successful ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The annual St. George Summer Festival takes place this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday in Little Falls. St. George Orthodox Church Little Falls, NJ is located at 237 Long Hill Rd. in Little Falls.  The fun, friends, and festivities run from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Thurs. June 16, ...

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NEW JERSEY - The New Jersey State Council On the Arts has opened applications for the Arts Individual Artist Fellowship. The council has announced that guidelines and application are now available until the deadline of July 14, 2022 5pm EST.  Fellowships are awarded to practicing New Jersey artists ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The annual St. George Summer Festival takes place this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday in Little Falls. St. George Orthodox Church Little Falls, NJ is located at 237 Long Hill Rd. in Little Falls.  The fun, friends, and festivities run from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Thurs. June 16, ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Students at Memorial Middle School have volunteered many times in the past to assist at functions held for the Woodland Park Seniors at the WP Boys & Girls Club. Due to COVID-19, the seniors just resumed meetings last month and wanted to say “thank you” by presenting ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Borough of Woodland Park, Township of Little Falls, and Borough of Totowa held the second annual tri-town fishing derby at Henderson Pond at Zaccaria Park on June 4. Over 60 families took part. Great Falls Bassmasters President Antonio “Go Go” Gomez's team was on hand to ...

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TOTOWA, N.J. - The third annual Totowa Day will be held this Saturday, June 11 beginning at 3 p.m. at 515 Union Blvd.  The event is sponsored by Mayor John Coiro, council members, and the Totowa Board of Recreation.   Highlights will include DJ and live performance by Biagio. It will also ...

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LITTLE FALLS, N.J. - The third annual Memorial Day Weekend Concert in the Park returned on May 30 to the delight of local residents.  There were over 20 vendors on-site including food trucks, local businesses, and local clubs and organizations. Performances included a special playlist from the ...

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WAYNE, NJ – Wayne Valley High School Alumni Ryan Szamosszegi - an Emmy-winning television writer working under the stage name Ryan Zamo - is working to take the Wayne Valley Student Dance Association (SDA) program and turn it into a reality TV show. His efforts have been rewarded. Lifetime ...

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TOTOWA, N.J. - A wonderful array of musical talent is being brought this summer! The Borough presents its annual Summer Concert Series beginning on Wednesday, June 22 and will run every Wednesday throughout the summer months until August 31. All concerts will begin promptly at 7 p.m. The series ...

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TOTOWA, NJ - The Academy of St. James of the Marches held its "Spring Fling" school dance for students and their families on May 13. The school is located at 400 Totowa Road and houses students from Pre-K through eighth grade.  Everyone enjoyed snacks, refreshments and music provided by DJ ...

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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

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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