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Holy Trinity School Spotlight - PreK4 and PreK4+

A day in the Holy Trinity School PreK-4 and PreK-4Plus program is always exciting! The PreK -4 year old program at Holy Trinity Mountainside Campus is based on the knowledge that a child’s early years are ones of tremendous development – physical, mental, emotional, social, and spiritual. The curriculum challenges the child to develop through experience with language, mathematics, ...

Real Estate News You Can Use

INVENTORY…INVENTORY…INVENTORY!!!  Where is it??  The 2016 recap of sales statistics for our local communities indicated inventories were at close to historical lows for many towns.  Well, here is what has happened in the past month and where we stand today.  The weather has been mild thus far which is prompting a steady and growing “Spring Market” ...

Upcoming Events

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Mon, February 20, 9:00 AM

Plainfield Public Library, Plainfield

The Museum of Uncut Funk Presents "Funky Turns 40"

Arts & Entertainment

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Tue, February 21, 4:00 PM

Whitney Allen Young Community Room, Plainfield

Plainfield NAACP Meeting

Arts & Entertainment

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Tue, February 21, 6:30 PM

Plainfield Area YMCA, Plainfield

Join the Party - Heart Health Month

Arts & Entertainment Health & Wellness

Urban Legends Exposed: City-Dwelling Peregrine Falcons Offer a “Rare Wildlife Reality Show” in Union County

February 15, 2017

Union County, NJ – Thanks to a new partnership between the Union County Freeholder Board and the nonprofit Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey, students, scientists and other wildlife enthusiasts all over the world will have more opportunities to study a pair of rare peregrine falcons that have made their nest on the roof of the historic 17-story Union County Courthouse Tower, ...

Trevor Noah, Paul Auster to Speak at Montclair Literary Festival

February 20, 2017

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Trevor Noah and Paul Auster are scheduled to appear at the inaugural Montclair Literary Festival on March 31 and April 1 2017. The two-day festival, which aims to showcase the community's vibrant literary life, is organized by, and will also benefit, Succeed2gether, a Montclair-based nonprofit that tutors and teaches low-income students with the aim of closing the ...

Sixteen local at-risk youth celebrate finding stability

February 18, 2017

ELIZABETH, NJ -

Sixteen local at-risk youth this week celebrated finding stability and security as they marked their first full year as members of the Transitional Opportunities Program of Community Access Unlimited (CAU).

The Transitional Opportunities Program (TOP) provides housing, life skills training and other support services to youth aged 13-21 being served under the Department of ...

A Heartbreak Kid

It hurts.

 

She was sobbing pretty hard when she said it, so it came out more as a halting stutter.  It hu . . . hu . . . hu . . . rts. 

 

My arms were wrapped around her and her head was buried in my shoulder as she cried.  She was just a little girl the last time I comforted her like this.  Now she is a young woman.  

 

With a broken ...

The Ripper's Time by Mark R. Vogel

The Ripper's Time by Mark R. Vogel (CreateSpace Independent Publishing, 2016)

 

What if we could turn the clock back to 1888, knowing what we know about profiling the characters of serial killers, DNA evidence, analysis of fibers left behind at a crime scene, and lifting fingerprints from surfaces that once were deemed impossible to obtain? Would we be able to identify capture, and ...

George Street’s ‘American Son’ Stirs Raw Emotions in Complex, Provocative Drama

Anyone who has the opportunity to head to George Street Playhouse will be stunned, shaken and haunted by “American Son,” this beautifully written play by Christopher Demos-Brown. 

Directed by David Saint with a distinct sense of the heartache and emotion that takes place, it is superbly performed by four fine actors.

Suzzanne Douglas is familiar to George Street audiences ...