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Drama Club Caldwell's Trinity Academy Prospers in its 24th Year

June 22, 2017

CALDWELL, NJ — The thriving arts program at Trinity Academy in Caldwell, where any student between fifth and eighth grade has the opportunity to learn about and be a part of various different experiences in theatre through the Trinity Academy Drama Club, has been expanding every year since the academy was formed 26 years ago.

The Drama Club touches on all facets of a production, ...

Lion and Hyena Exhibit Opens at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo

WEST ORANGE, NJ – As part of the expansion of the African Adventure-themed area of the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo, which already includes Masai giraffes, the new Ronald J. Mount Lion and Hyena Exhibit was officially opened on June 12 with a celebratory ribbon cutting hosted by Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr.

According to DiVincenzo, the exhibit is named after the late ...

West Essex Student Earns Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Award for Performance in Spring Musical

MILLBURN, NJ — Shane Daneyko of West Essex Regional High School was recently named the winner of the Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Award for “Outstanding Performance in a Featured Role” for his performance as Chef Louis in the high school’s spring musical “The Little Mermaid.”

As a nominee and winner, Denyko was among some of the most talented high ...

Fairfield Family Fun Day is a Success Despite Sunday Rain

FAIRFIELD, NJ — With some adjustments, the Township of Fairfield’s Municipal Alliance Committee (MAC) hosted its Fairfield Family Fun Day despite some rain at the recreation center on Sunday afternoon.

Although it was raining outside, attendees said they were pleasantly surprised to receive the telephone alert declaring that Fairfield Family Fun Day would be held rain or ...

Fairfield's Gramon Family of Schools Students Enjoy Annual Red Carpet Affair

FAIRFIELD, NJ — Eighty-five Gramon Family of Schools students walked down the red carpet to their “Red Carpet Affair” prom on Friday. 

“Students were so excited all day,” said Michael Farrelly, principal of New Beginnings, one of the three Gramon Family of Schools, which serve children, adolescents and young adults with special needs.

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