Arts & Entertainment

April 19, 2021

CRANFORD, NJ — The Union County Board of County Commissioners held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for new playground facilities at Nomahegan Park on Sunday. “County residents have been anxiously awaiting the opening of these new playground facilities,” said Union County Commissioner Chairman ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — The Rotary Club of Springfield, in conjunction with Jonathan Dayton High School PTSO, will be holding the first annual Springfield Food Truck Festival on Sunday, April 25. The event will be held in the back parking lot of Jonathan Dayton High School from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The ...

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CRANFORD, NJ — The Union County Board of County Commissioners will cut the ribbon on new playground facilities at Nomahegan Park this Sunday, April 18 at 11 a.m. The park is located at 995 Springfield Ave. “As the weather gets warmer, families look to our local parks to safely have fun while ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — The Springfield Free Public Library will no longer be quarantining returned items. The library made the announcement on Monday, citing information released by the U.S. Center for Disease Control (CDC) pertaining to the extremely low risk of contracting COVID-19 from contact ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — Splintered Sunlight, a Grateful Dead tribute band, will headline a free, live drive-in concert Saturday, April 17 at 6 p.m. at the Union County Vocational-Technical Schools campus, at 1776 Raritan Road in Scotch Plains. Opening for Splintered Sunlight will be The Sweater ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — The upcoming summer will be the second one on which the COVID-19 pandemic has an effect on nearly all aspects of our daily lives.    Pods, social distancing, masks, remote learning, hybrid schedules, cohorts, hand sanitizers, quarantining, capacity limits and Zoom are all words ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The Easter Bunny greeted children and their families on Saturday afternoon at the Recreation Department's Easter Bunny Meet & Greet.  Families received free toy-filled eggs from the Springfield Recreation Department staff and were guided through pre-reserved timed photo ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — The Township Committee approved an agreement with the Summit Area YMCA to operate the Springfield Community Pool this summer at its meeting earlier this week. “We had a year to get this together, and we did. Everybody is going to be pleasantly surprised once you see the ...

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SPRINGFIELD/JERSEY CITY, NJ -- With the sale of the New York Mets to Steve Cohen marking the end of the Wilpon era, fans are re-energized about the team. When they initially bought their stake in 1980, the Wilpons built a winning team and delivered a World Series victory in 1986. However, after the ...

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UNION, NJ - The 2020 Molly Maguire's golf outing, benefiting the Union County St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee, will be held Thursday, Oct. 8. The outing will be held at Galloping Hill Golf Course, beginning with lunch at 10:30 a.m.  A shotgun start begins at noon.  The event includes golf ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- While the real “Boss,” has not played any live shows this year, fans of his music will be able to enjoy the next base thing, as the B Street Band will preform live on Sunday, Sept. 20, at the Union County Vocational Technical Schools (1776 Raritan Road, Scotch Plains). Ray ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — The Township of Springfield is currently in the process of exploring the expansion of its TV station programming during the COVID-19 pandemic, and as a result, is looking to hear back from residents. The survey comes as part of a drive to provide new and more relevant ...

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N. CALDWELL, NJ - Long-time North Calldwell resident, Fairfield businessman and filmmaker Denny Klein is hosting the virtual West Coast debut of his film “An Inconvenient Time: The Ruth Ravina Story” on August 28th. It is a 2020 Official Selection at the Dances with Films Film Festival. The ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Cars parked in staggered spaces filled the parking lot at Springfield Community Pool for the third and final drive-in movie of the summer in the township last Thursday. After a day of rain, “Secret Life of Pets 2” was presented on a jumbo screen by the Springfield Recreation ...

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In the run up to Saturday night’s Christopher Jackson: Live from the West Side, Jackson held a livestreaming press conference from his Westchester County home yesterday with journalists from the markets which hold the 17 regional theaters and community centers benefiting from this upcoming ...

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FANWOOD, NJ — When was the last time someone read you a story? If it hasn't been since kindergarten, it might be time to rediscover this simple pleasure being enjoyed by people around the world in growing numbers. Having someone read to you is totally acceptable for adults... and its happening ...

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NEW JERSEY -- The New Jersey Hall of Fame (NJHOF) has announced who the inductees are for the incoming Class of 2019-2020 – a "Who's Who" of some of the Garden State’s best and brightest. Among them are Nobel prize-winning economist Milton Friedman, two-time Super Bowl Champion Eli Manning, ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — More than 200 Springfield residents attended the second of three drive-in summer movies held at the Springfield Municipal Pool lot this past Tuesday, following the event's postponement due to thunderstorms. The movies this summer are sponsored by the Springfield Recreation ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Backyard Heroes Fireworks was recently featured in the New York Times for the firework display that was donated to Union High School to celebrate the senior athletes.  The premier consumer fireworks retailer is currently in its second season in business and offers the largest ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Starting next month, the Springfield Recreation Department will be partnering with local company Boxcar to bring three drive-in movies to town. On Wednesday, July 8; Thursday, July 23; and Thursday, August 13, the parking lot at the Springfield Community Pool will be ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — After winning the first Foxy Award in program history at last year's ceremony, the members of the Jonathan Dayton High School drama program were back again, taking home one award out of six nominations at this year's virtual showcase of New Jersey High School theater. This ...

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