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Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School Marching Band Holds Annual Band Camp, Prepares for Upcoming Season

August 26, 2016

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ - The 2016-17 Scotch Plains Fanwood High School Marching Band (SPFMB) has begun preparing for the upcoming season with its annual Band Camp for all marching band and color guard members. Band Camp occurs this year August 22-26 and August 29 - Sept. 1. Rehearsals for the first week run 8 am - 8 pm.

This 2016 show is themed “Chivalry: Of Kingdoms ...

Fanny Wood Day Set for Sept. 18

FANWOOD, NJ -- The Borough of Fanwood announced that the 21st annual Fanny Wood Day will take place on Sunday, Sept. 18, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in downtown Fanwood. The event is free, and people of all ages and interests are invited to attend.

This year’s Fanny Wood Day will feature live entertainment, a classic car show, vendors, a wide variety of activities. The ...

Cruisin' Car Show Features GoodWorks Band in Scotch Plains

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Scotch Plains hosted its Cruisin' Car Show on Park Avenue on Thursday evening featuring the sounds of the GoodWorks Band, founded by Scotch Plains resident Paul Lavenhar.

The band performs at events of nonprofit organizations. A percussionist since age 10, Lavenhar combines his passion for music, which he says “brings attention to issues and ...

Mara's Cafe & Bakery August Live Music Events

FANWOOD, NJ -- Mara's Cafe & Bakery in Fanwood NJ is featuring live music on the following dates:

Tuesday August 9: Brian Hill and Bob Funck 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, August 10: Central NJ Song Circle hosted by Steve Comeau 6:30 p.m.
Friday, August 12:Ken Witkowski's Acoustic Brew 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 13: Taylor Road and Karen Hardy 7:00 ...

Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School Marching Band Holds Annual Band Camp, Prepares for Upcoming Season

August 26, 2016

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ - The 2016-17 Scotch Plains Fanwood High School Marching Band (SPFMB) has begun preparing for the upcoming season with its annual Band Camp for all marching band and color guard members. Band Camp occurs this year August 22-26 and August 29 - Sept. 1. Rehearsals for the first week run 8 am - 8 pm.

This 2016 show is themed “Chivalry: Of Kingdoms ...

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Swimsuit by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro

Swimsuit by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro (Grand Central Publishing, 2009)

James Patterson novels serve a purpose; they are mindless, fun thrillers that keep the reader awake all night racing through two page chapters at the speed of light. After spending a couple of weeks plowing through a lengthy tome, Patterson and co-author of the moment (in this case Maxine Paetro) provide escapism ...

Ionesco’s ‘Exit the King’ Makes for Powerful Drama at New Jersey Shakespeare Theatre

MADISON, NJ – There’s dying and then there’s dying in long, drawn-out agony. Well, if you’ve been king for 400 years, you won’t disappear quietly. No doubt King Berenger thinks he’s immortal and, like many of us today, lingers long after he’s of any use to himself or others.

The king on "Exit The King" is ravenously alive early on, still ...

Some Like it Hot

“Oh boy!” exclaimed my husband. “There’s a hot sauce shop in town!”

We were away antiquing for the weekend in a quaint village populated by Bed and Breakfasts, art galleries, and apparently, a hot sauce shop. For my husband, this was like discovering that someone had bought you a lottery ticket and you won… if the lottery prize was a fireball that would ...

Going for Brass

I get all teary-eyed watching the Olympics on TV.  You  know, the human drama, the sacrifice, the dedication, the thrill of competition, the athletic lip sync murmur to the national anthem on the podium.  

 

This year I discovered that there are many other Olympic champions besides the usual cadre of spring-wound gymnastic pixies and ferociously wedged, hairless swimmers ...