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Sat, October 21, 10:00 AM

Nomahegan Park, Cranford

2017 Red Ribbon Drug Prevention Walk

Education Giving Back Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 10/21/2017 10:00am 10/21/2017 3:00pm America/New_York 2017 Red Ribbon Drug Prevention Walk

#EveryoneKnowsSomeone … Help Prevent The Next One!

Come out to support Prevention and Recovery so we can offer parents a better chance of watching their child graduate as opposed to having to attend their funeral.

*Visit http://2017DrugPreventionWalk.everydayhero.do/ to register and create your team and start fundraising for the Raymond J. Lesniak Experience, Strength, Hope Recovery ...

1024 Springfield Ave Cranford, NJ 07016
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Sat, October 21, 7:00 PM

Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church, Plainfield

Plainfield YMCA Casino Night

Arts & Entertainment Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 10/21/2017 7:00pm 10/21/2017 10:30pm America/New_York Plainfield YMCA Casino Night

The Plainfield Area YMCA announces its Fall 2017 Casino Night fundraiser, a fun-filled event that will raise funds to benefit its many Youth Development and Emergency Housing Programs.

Admission is $100 per person, and includes music, food, an open bar, and $50 in playing chips. Casino-like games will include blackjack, craps, roulette and poker. There will also be a 50/50 raffle and prizes ...

716 Watchung Avenue Plainfield, NJ 07060

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Philly Fun with the Freewalkers

Jenn's Journey North took a southbound turn to Philadelphia. This past weekend was spent attending events that celebrated the East Coast Greenway, and it didn't hurt that the celebrations included some of my favorite Freewalkers, too.

The East Coast Greenway is the nation's longest biking and walking route.  Their River Relay is a 25th birthday party, with events running from ...

Partners in Awareness, Access and Action – Susan G. Komen North Jersey and City of Newark to Present Free Women’s Wellness Expo in Newark on October 28

October 20, 2017

Susan G. Komen North Jersey announced that it has forged an exciting new partnership with the City of Newark to present a free Women’s Wellness Expo. The inaugural Expo, to be held on Saturday, October 28, 10:00am-4:00pm at the JFK Recreation Center, will draw on resources from public, corporate and medical communities to raise awareness for breast health and healthy lifestyles, provide ...

A Call for All Library Supporters to Vote "Yes" on Nov. 7

October 16, 2017

Dear Editor:

As a New Jersey resident and strong supporter of our local library, I urge all New Jersey citizens to vote “YES” on Tuesday, November 7 for the NJ Library Construction Bond Act, supporting libraries across NJ. 

Libraries are increasingly becoming the social hubs of our communities.  This act authorizes New Jersey to issue ...

Roxbury Cops Nab Serial Con-Man After Foot Chase in Kenvil

October 16, 2017

ROXBURY, NJ – A serial criminal, who convinced a 78-year-old Kenvil woman to give him more than $30,000 for roof repairs she didn’t get, was arrested last week by Roxbury police following a dramatic foot chase, police said.

The man, Sonny Stanley, 43, of Gutenberg, was charged with obstruction of the administration of law, resisting arrest and theft by deception, police ...

Want to Take Your Business Global? New Jersey Businesses Eligible for Grant Funding

October 11, 2017

Are you a New Jersey business owner who has already realized the potential of a global market or an entrepreneur seeking to increase sales and profit by taking your business worldwide? 

The New Jersey Business Action Center (BAC) has been awarded a $606,151 State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration to help New Jersey companies gain access to ...

Paying tribute to 'Shakespeare in Love'

Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey pays tribute to ‘Shakespeare in Love’

By Liz Keill

MADISON, NJ – Many audiences loved the film version of “Shakespeare in Love,” which won the best picture Academy Award in 1999, with dialogue by Marc Noonan and Tom Stoppard. Adapted by Lee Hall for the stage, much of the dialogue remains. The production has a warmth and ...

Believe Me: A Memoir of Love, Death, and Jazz Chickens by Eddie Izzard

Believe Me: A Memoir of Love, Death and Jazz Chickens by Eddie Izzard with Lauren Zigman

(Penguin Books, 2017)

 

Cake or death? If you are a fan of the British comic/actor Eddie Izzard, you probably own a teeshirt with a blue cupcake on it with one of Izzard's signature lines from his fabulous standup routines. To see Eddie Izzard in concert is an experience in hilarity that one ...