Local Youth to Perform "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" in Caldwell

April 24, 2017

CALDWELL, NJ — Area residents are invited to travel back to the early days of the Bible this weekend when the Westminster and Pilgrim Choirs at First Presbyterian Church in Caldwell present “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 29 and at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 30.

The groups described the show as a musical experience ...

West Essex High School Intergenerational Prom Attracts More Than 150 Students and Seniors

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — Ernie DeBlasis, a Fairfield senior citizen, and Nadia Belverio, a junior at West Essex High School (WEHS), were named prom king and queen at the fourth-annual WEHS Intergenerational Prom that was held at the high school on Thursday.

The theme for this year’s prom was “A Knight in Paradise.” All guests received Hawaiian leis to wear, and a ...

“Meadowbrook Rocks” Millburn/Short Hills; Premiere New Jersey Summer Camp Bring Township Families Together at Pizza Road Show

MILLBURN, NJ – Dozens of new and returning Millburn/Short Hills campers and parents gathered at the La Strada restaurant in downtown Millburn on Tuesday evening in anticipation of the coming summer.  Dan Millman and George Stein, owners of Meadowbrook Country Day Camp hosted the event to bring Millburn Township families together to share experiences and enjoy endless trays of pizza at ...

Township of Fairfield to Host Easter Egg Hunt and More Springtime Events

FAIRFIELD, NJ — The annual Township of Fairfield Easter Egg Hunt will be held on the turf field on Saturday, April 15. In case of rain, the event will be held in the new recreation building.

The egg hunt begins at 10:00 a.m. for three-and-four year olds, 10:15 a.m. for kindergarten students, 10:30 a.m. for first graders, and 11:00 a.m. for second graders. All times are approximate, ...

Local Author Catherine Magia Holds Book Signing at Fairfield Public Library

FAIRFIELD, NJ — Local author Catherine Magia, a former Fairfield resident and graduate of West Essex High School, has written one book entitled “The Fisherman’s Bride” and is on her way to writing its sequel. She recently hosted a book signing at the Fairfield Public Library that was attended by friends, family members and fans.

Brianne Colombo, director of the ...

West Essex Middle School Students Participate in Local Student Art Exhibit

NEWARK, NJ – West Essex Middle students Conner Decker, Olivia Andros, Jessica Moresco, Ava Buccino and Anna Rose Mihalik participated in the Art Educators of New Jersey Student Art Exhibit at the Essex County Hall of Records in Newark on Monday.

Pictured above with Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr., the West Essex students had artwork displayed throughout the month of March.

Trinity Academy Students Participate in Local Student Art Exhibit

NEWARK, NJ — Trinity Academy students Laurent Keenan, Gerard Perillo, Elisabeth Prioletti, Sophia Sosnoski and Raymond Gajewski II participated in the Art Educators of New Jersey Student Art Exhibit at the Essex County Hall of Records in Newark on Monday.

Pictured above with Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr., the Trinity Academy students had artwork displayed throughout the ...

James Caldwell High School to Present Spring Musical "Legally Blonde" March 23-26

WEST CALDWELL, NJ — James Caldwell High School students will showcase their talents on Thursday when the curtains open on the spring musical, “Legally Blonde,” based on the novel by Amanda Brown and the 2001 film of the same name.

The spring musical’s premiere production will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, with additional showings on Friday and Saturday at the ...

Lester C. Noecker School of Roseland to Present 'The Wizard of Oz'

ROSELAND, NJ — The students of Lester C. Noecker School will present “The Wizard of Oz” as its fifth annual production led by parent volunteers on Thursday and Friday at 7 p.m. on location at 100 Passaic Ave. Admission is free for both productions.

Sponsored by the Home and School Association (HSA) of Roseland, this year’s cast consists of approximately 50 students from ...

Roseland Public Library to Host Program on Local Author and Historian's New Book

ROSELAND, NJ — The Roseland Public Library invites area residents to enjoy a program by New Jersey author and historian Michael Gabriele on his new book, “New Jersey Folk Revival Music – History and Tradition,” a chronological narrative on the evolution, traditions and history of folk revival music in New Jersey.

The event is free and open to the public. Copies of the ...

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Roseland Public Library to Host Book and Author Fair Saturday

April 5, 2017

ROSELAND, NJ — The Roseland Public Library is hosting a book and author fair on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  The following authors will be in attendance:

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