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Garden State Film Festival Accepts 'One Last Cup', A Short Film by Busy Local Filmaker Christopher Boncimino

January 14, 2019

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ - If he filmed an autobiography, Filmmaker Christopher Boncimino's might be titled "A Busy Man". His Short Film 'One Last Cup' was just accepted by the Garden State Film Festival. In addition, this Filmmaking student is part of the next generation of sci-fi programming with "Arthur Futuro". It is quite a story.

Christopher Boncimino is a ...

NORAD Tracks Santa's Christmas Eve Route to Verona and Cedar Grove

VERONA/CEDAR GROVE, NJ – Authorities have cleared Santa Claus for take-off for his around the globe flight, so all the good little boys and girls in Verona and Cedar Grove can expect a visit Christmas Eve.

At the North American Aerospace Defense Command, senior officials are getting ready to track Santa for the 62nd year, making sure nothing will interfere with his ...

Guide to Thoughtfully Giving Holiday Gifts and Making Donations

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - So often a particular phrase will be heard this time year, usually when a high-school age youth opens that gift from a distance aunt and finds a sweater he wouldn't dare wear, and his mother says, "It's the thought that counts."

Too often, says Larry Temkin, distinguished professor of philosophy at Rutgers University, the gift-giving is thoughtless, and ...

Ariana Grande Ice Skates in Montclair, Fans Discover Days Later

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Pop icon Ariana Grande visited Montclair on Saturday night to ice skate at the Clary Anderson Arena.

When she finally shared the photo to her instagram on Tuesday, fans flocked to and called the rink, only to learn that the singer had been there days prior.


According to published reports, the “Thank U, Next” singer and a few of her friends ...

Broadway's Jelani Remy to Perform "Home for the Holidays: A Very Remy Christmas" at Cedar Grove High School

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Broadway star Jelani Remy will return to his hometown of Cedar Grove to perform a holiday concert on Dec. 17 at Cedar Grove High School entitled "Home for the Holidays:  A Very Remy Christmas."

 The Cedar Grove native and CGHS alumnus' credits include High School Musical 1 & 2, the role of “Simba” in ...


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Friends of Verona Library Seeks Volunteers

January 8, 2019

VERONA, NJ - The Verona Public Library opened its doors on Dec. 1 to a wonderful newly-renovated library building. The Friends of the Library were there to support the library and seek more volunteers. Since 1984, the Friends of the Verona Public Library have been supplementing the budget, services, and public relations efforts of the Verona Public Library. Perhaps the most visible activity ...