Red Carpet Screening of 'Shooting Heroin' at Cranford Movie Theater

CRANFORD, NJ -- Veritas Arts will partner with the newly reopened Cranford Movie Theater to host a Red-Carpet screening of the movie “Shooting Heroin” on Thursday, Nov. 14.

Producer Spencer Folmar, was inspired to write the movie after seeing the effect of the opioid epidemic on a small town near his childhood home in rural Pennsylvania. The narrative could take place in any small town. Cranford community organizations and corporate supporters have stepped forward to sponsor the film and promote its message. 

In attendance will be stars of the film Garry Pastore (The Irishman and HBO's The Deuce) and Cathy Moriarity (Raging Bull), and DirectorWriter Spencer T. Folmar (Generational Sins), along with community leaders and guests.

The screening will be followed by a panel discussion with representatives from area police departments, Cranford Board of Education, Prevention Links and people in recovery.

Proceeds from the event will be donated to Prevention Links, a leading partner with the Cranford Police Department and Board of Education. The non-profit works to educate our residents, especially our young people, on the dangers of drugs and alcohol abuse. 

Tickets are $15.00 and can be purchased online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/shooting-heroin-cranford-theatre-premiere-tickets-76516686469. Doors open at 6:30 for the 7:00 p.m. showing.

https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=360017441550719&external_log_id=e3c81a42ff0b27514d0e7fe066438873&q=shooting%20heroin%20movie

Contact Information
  1. Mary O'Connor
  2. (908) 588-2488
  3. maryoconnor921@gmail.com
Thu, November 14
7:00 pm — 8:30 pm
Add to My Calendar 11/14/2019 7:00pm 11/14/2019 8:30pm America/New_York Red Carpet Screening of 'Shooting Heroin' at Cranford Movie Theater

CRANFORD, NJ -- Veritas Arts will partner with the newly reopened Cranford Movie Theater to host a Red-Carpet screening of the movie “Shooting Heroin” on Thursday, Nov. 14.

Producer Spencer Folmar, was inspired to write the movie after seeing the effect of the opioid epidemic on a small town near his childhood home in rural Pennsylvania. The narrative could take place in any small ...

25 North Ave. Cranford, NJ

Cranford Theatre

25 North Ave.
Cranford, NJ

Sign Up for E-Calendar

Plainfield
FILED UNDER

Arts & Entertainment

TAP Into Another Town's News:

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Ad

Sign Up for E-Calendar

Plainfield

Wardlaw+Hartridge School Fall Athletics Teams Begin Practice

EDISON, NJ -- Middle School athletes began outdoor practices this week, joining the Upper School teams on the soccer fields, tennis courts and cross-country terrain at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison. The volleyball season, due to indoor restrictions, has been postponed to later in the school year.

Game competition for the Upper School athletes and teams begins next week, while the ...

Sage Delivers Safety, Quality Service to Wardlaw+Hartridge Community

EDISON, NJ -- Organized, clean and efficient food service is one of the most important elements associated with a safe return to school during the pandemic. Despite the many challenges created by COVID-19, Sage Dining Services has delivered quality and safety to students, faculty and staff at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison

Under the direction of head chef Anibal Rodriguez, Sage ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Students Resume Tutoring Work

EDISON, NJ -- The global pandemic and the need to work remotely has not stopped The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison’s partnership with Interfaith RISE of Highland Park and the W+H student-to-family tutoring program.  

On Tuesday, Sept. 8, Nicole Nolan of Bridgewater, W+H Director of Global Scholars and Community Outreach, along with Maya Wahrman, R&P Case ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Peer Leadership Retreat Enjoys New Look

EDISON, NJ 00 For three days, the 12 newly appointed senior peer leaders at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison moved the program’s annual opening retreat a little closer to home – right on the W+H campus!

Normally, the kickoff to the Peer Leadership program resides on the wooded property of the Fairview Lakes YMCA in upstate NJ. However, this year our team building and ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Kicks Off School Year with Convocation Ceremony

The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison officially opened the 2020-2021 school year with its 138th Convocation Ceremony. This year’s ceremony was held virtually in a webinar presented to the full W+H community.

The processional included members of the Upper School Student Council carrying their class flags, which were placed on the stage of the Berry Performing Arts Center.

Union County Launches Virtual Wildlife Wednesdays Program

The Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that the popular “Wildlife Wednesdays” program is returning next Wednesday, September 23 with “NJ Natives” a program focusing on wildlife original to the garden state, such as the spotted turtle and garter snake.  New programs will continue to run each Wednesday through the end of October, with a new starting time ...

Union County: Helping You Recycle Right

Recycling has been mandatory in New Jersey since 1987 but questions continually arise about recycling.  The Union County Bureau of Recycling wants residents to Recycle Right so here are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions.

Q:  What is ACCEPTABLE in my curbside bin?

A: Recycle all empty plastic bottles coded #1 & # 2, aluminum & steel (tin) cans, glass ...

New Jersey Date Night: Butter Them Up with Lobster

September 27, 2020

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

We’re trading our flip-flops for boots, and our shorts for sweatshirts. Picnic dates on the shore might be coming to an end but one seaside dish that never goes out of season is lobster. 

Baked, broiled or served chilled, the ever-popular crustacean makes for a great meal on your ...

It’s Harvest Time! 5 Fun New Jersey Wineries to Visit this Autumn

Wine experts say that fall is prime time for visiting wineries in New Jersey because it is the harvest season, when grapes are ripe on the vine.  

Over the years, the Garden State has earned credibility as a quality wine-producing state, in great part due to its fertile soil.

If you’re looking for a fun way to spend a day this season, consider a trip to one of ...

Saint Joseph High School Students Named to National Merit Scholarship Semi-Finalist List

METUCHEN, NJ -- Saint Joseph High School is pleased to announce the names of students who have been recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Program. 

Semi-Finalist

Benjamin Ulrich

Commended Students

Isaac Alexander
Gregory Bergquist
Ciaran Bubb
Justin Ferber
Matthew Furnell
Patrick Keefe
Isaiah Maningas
Jos Parayil
Harris Pyo
Donald ...

Union County COVID-19 Emergency Drive-Up and Walk-Up Food Distribution, Oct. 3

September 29, 2020

Produce will be distributed on a first come-first served basis. Food will be distributed to both residents who drive up as well as walk-ups.

The Union County Freeholder Board announced the County will hold an emergency drive-up and walk-up food distribution for Union County residents to aid those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic on Saturday, October 3, beginning at 9:00 a.m. at Cedar ...

Candidates Violate League of Women Voters Rules

September 29, 2020

Have Plainfield political campaigns lost all sense of common decency?

In the June city council primary and now in the board of education campaign, experienced candidates or their supporters have crossed a line.

The latest incident occurred last week. Candidate Cameron Cox, who failed to respond to the League’s invitation to participate in its annual forum, turned up with supporters ...

Landlords’ troubles deepen as state evictions ban protects nonpaying tenants

September 28, 2020

Some renters are forced out anyway by owners desperate for income in pandemic.

This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com.

In New Jersey’s pandemic-driven apartment housing crisis, there are no winners.

Tenants, unable to ...

Florence Adler Swims Forever by Rachel Beanland

Florence Adler Swims Forever by Rachel Beanland (Simon & Schuster, 2020)

 

Month and Year: August 1926

Event: At the age of 21, the tenacious Trudy Ederly, a 1924 Olympic gold medalist in the 4 x 100 meter freestyle relay,  became the first woman to swim across the English Channel. Ederly, a Jersey girl, made it from the shores of France to the British Coast in 14 hours and ...

Too Much and Not Enough by Mary Trump

Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World’s Most Dangerous Man by Mary L. Trump, Ph.D. (Simon & Schuster, 2020)

 

I admit it. I couldn’t wait to get my copy of Too Much and Never Enough by President Donald Trump’s niece, Mary Trump. Mary, whose father, Fred, was Donald’s  older brother, was shunned by her grandfather and cut out of the ...

The Source by James Michener

Retro Review

The Source by James Michener, 1965. 

 

It is nearly impossible to describe the scope of The Source, a remarkable historical novel by James Michener. Nearly 1000 pages long, the rich details about the evolution of humanity, from the days of the cave dwellings till the modern era, Michener regales us with details of the many civilizations that have dwelled in the ...

There's No Debate: FDR Library is a Must-See US Presidential History and Tourism Destination

September 29, 2020

HYDE PARK, NY -- The FDR Presidential Library & Museum in Hyde Park, New York, is an exploration not only of the life and times of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, but a retrospective of some of the most perilous times in 20th century American History. 

The FDR Library was the very first presidential library ever created. It opened in June of 1941, during FDR’s third term. Roosevelt ...