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August 16, 2022

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – With over 450 guests in attendance, Radha Pandya, a rising senior at Piscataway High School performed her Bharathanatyam Arangetram on July 30th at Jo Ann Magistro Performing Arts Center in East Brunswick. Pandya began training to perform for this ancient Indian classical ...

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PASSAIC COUNTY, NJ – Garret Mountain Reservation was flowing with families and children as the Passaic County Fair kicked off on Thursday.  Attendees could be seen playing carnival games; riding rides such as the Ferris Wheel and Seven Seas, a fan favorite event; visiting food vendors of all ...

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RINGWOOD, NJ - Whenever someone visits Ringwood Manor, they take a trip back in time.  On Saturday, August 13, and Sunday, August 14, visitors to this North Jersey treasure will have a particularly special opportunity to see centuries of “living” history spanning the continents and ages up close.  ...

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RIDGEWOOD, NJ - Although Ridgewood local Audrey Fink has always loved art, she finally rediscovered her passion for it when she took the paints and brushes her daughter left behind and started painting. One might say it is never too late to do what you love, and Fink would probably agree as she ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The County of Passaic and the Friends of Passaic County Parks, Inc., in conjunction with the National Association of Olmsted Parks, will host a picnic at the Rocky Hollow Picnic Area at Garret Mountain Reservation on Sunday, July 31st. This year marks the 200th birthday of ...

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NEW JERSEY - July 27th is National New Jersey Day. Today we're going to find out what's unique about the Garden State, and maybe settle some serious issues. New Jersey was the third state to ratify the Constitution of the United States of America, the first state to ratify the Bill of Rights.

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WAYNE, NJ – It's probably the best place in Wayne Township to go during this heat – at least for a five-year-old. Many Wayne residents have been waiting a full year for the long-delayed opening of the Splash Pad at Tom’s Lake in Captain Kilroy Park, and it finally happened. Wayne’s newest ...

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WAYNE, NJ – It was April 12, 1847 when the first Wayne Township meeting occurred at the Henry Casey house on the Paterson-Hamburg Turnpike. That meeting marked the birth of our town of Wayne. That was 175 years ago. Instead of marking the occasion with a “birthday” – one day of fun, the Parks and ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band will be playing in Newark for the first time in nearly seven years when the band comes April 14, 2023, to the Prudential Center as part of its 2023 international tour. The stop is part of an international tour that kicks off on Feb. 1, 2023, ...

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UNITED STATES -- Many Americans will celebrate the Fourth of July holiday with backyard BBQs, picnics or a trip to the beach. But did you know that Independence Day was not a paid federal holiday until 1938, Congress changed it? (source: ACEI-Global).  1. Thomas Jefferson was not the only author ...

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WAYNE, NJ — America’s 246th birthday is on Monday, July 4th. The days prior to this make for a great weekend to stay in Wayne Township, skip the traffic, save on gas and celebrate! Here are some fun family friendly events happening this weekend in Wayne or nearby. Catch a Community Band ...

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PEQUANNOCK, NJ – Construction has begun on the long-awaited New York Susquehanna & Western (NYS&W) Railway Bicycle and Pedestrian Shared Use Path, a 4.8 mile-trail project spearheaded by Morris County to repurpose an abandoned stretch of railroad for a non-motorized recreational path from ...

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WAYNE, NJ – It's the first day of Summer and that means a whole lot – vacations, pools, lakes and fun. It also means music and the Wayne Summer Concert Series, set to begin on June 29th, will mean a summer-full of free music shows on Wednesday evenings. The concert line-up this year, as in all ...

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I had the honor of being the Best Man at my best friend’s wedding in Vegas on June 4. I had thought about the toast I would give in their honor for some time, but never wrote anything down until that afternoon – just a few hours before. But it came easy as I just wrote how important Bob ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The annual St. George Summer Festival takes place this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday in Little Falls. St. George Orthodox Church Little Falls, NJ is located at 237 Long Hill Rd. in Little Falls.  The fun, friends, and festivities run from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Thurs. June 16, ...

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WAYNE, NJ – There was a time when the loudest thing you heard in the library was a big “Shhhhh” from the librarian in response to any noise at all. This summer, the Wayne Public Library is turning that upside down and inviting in famous jazz artists to perform in the library, bringing music and ...

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WAYNE, NJ – Wayne Valley High School Alumni Ryan Szamosszegi - an Emmy-winning television writer working under the stage name Ryan Zamo - is working to take the Wayne Valley Student Dance Association (SDA) program and turn it into a reality TV show. His efforts have been rewarded. Lifetime ...

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WAYNE, NJ – Students from Anthony Wayne Middle School are going to miss Principal David Aulenbach when he retires at the end of this year. The uber-popular principal is also a talented and dedicated musician, having once been band director at Randolph High school and a music teacher before he ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Passaic County's Art in the Park returned to Goffle Brook Park this past weekend and the area from the Passaic County Arts Center at the John W. Rea House, past the playground, down along the walkway, was lined with booths where vendors, artists, and crafters had set up to show ...

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WAYNE, NJ – While America is moving forward from a global pandemic that changed all of our lives, the tragedies continue – just quieter with less publicity. Perhaps because we have become numbed by the sheer numbers and exhausted by the weight of tragedy and just want to move on. On Monday, ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Natalia Hazlitt,10-year-old fourth grader at Mountain Park Elementary School, co-wrote a children's book Charlie's First Haircut during the pandemic with her father Chaz Hazlitt.  Chaz Hazlitt is a celebrity barber to numerous music artists, actors and athletes, and owns ...

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WAYNE, NJ – Saturday started off with rain, and in places hail. Clouds covered the sky for most of the morning, but the rain stopped, and the sun began to peek through the gray clouds above just as Wayne’s 175th Birthday Kickoff Picnic at the Dey Mansion began. It was April 12, 1847 when the ...

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WAYNE, NJ – Winter is over, Spring has sprung, and in Wayne, outdoor events will soon begin. There is plenty to get excited about. Here are some fun happenings for you and your family brought to you by the Wayne Parks and Recreation Department and others.  Below are links for registration and ...

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WAYNE, NJ - It wasn't just the Irish eyes that were smiling. All the children at the Preakness Early Childhood Center were smiling, dancing and laughing on St. Patrick's Day during musical performances by the talented children's author and musician Miss Jolie. Friday was a busy day at the ECC, ...

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CAMDEN, NJ – From April 1 to Sept. 5, Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial will open seven days a week for various tours and immersive experiences. Since she was restored and established as an educational museum in 2001, Battleship New Jersey has become a must-see attraction on the Camden ...

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 WAYNE, NJ - Study up on these fun facts, then head out to celebrate St. Patrick's Day at a local bar or restaurant.    According to a new survey by WalletHub, more than 52% of Americans plan some type of celebration of St. Patrick's Day, and more than 82% of celebrants will wear green.

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NEW JERSEY -- COVID kiboshed the parade last year. This year, the weather pushed the Morris County Parade a week out. The Morris County St. Patrick's Parade will now take place on Saturday, March 19 at 12noon. Other parades in New Jersey include: South Amboy St. Patrick’s Day Parade (Sunday, ...

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NEW JERSEY -- When the COVID spread across America in early March 2020, it wreaked havoc on the “St. Patrick’s Season” for both 2020 and 2021. Not only did the pandemic put the kibosh New York City’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade, the largest in the world on March 17, but it also led to the cancellation ...

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WAYNE, NJ – Not many people realize that a beautiful, 900-seat music and arts venue, featuring a variety of exciting touring attractions is right here in Wayne. On the campus of William Paterson University, sits the Shea Center for Performing Arts where the stadium seating means there isn’t a bad ...

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WAYNE, NJ – Isabelle “Izzy” Mailman is no ordinary high school music student. She has earned accolades since she was a pre-teen, and has taken her skills to the next level and beyond. Mailman won the 2019 Hanover Wind Symphony (HWS) student solo scholarship in the Junior Division as an eighth ...

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