Arts & Entertainment

August 11, 2018

FAIRFIELD, NJ - Fairfield first graders Joseph Mauriello and Elianna Salvato have been crowned as this year's King and Queen. The traditional crowning took place on the last day of Fairfield Recreation’s Summer Camp 2018, which was attended by more than 320 campers this year. Duties of the new ...

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EDITOR'S NOTE: The date has been changed to Aug. 15 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. due to weather conditions. Activities listed in the article below will remain the same.  LONG VALLEY, NJ — Those with children entering Pre-K or Kindergarten for the 2018-2019 school year who are thinking about day ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ — Over the last decade, Michael Downey has accumulated a substantial number of protegees and followers who swear by his photographic expertise. Downey recently celebrated 10 years as a photography instructor at Unique Photo in Fairfield, and both his takes and his extensive ...

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LONG VALLEY, NJ — Those interested in visiting Meadowbrook Country Day Camp are invited to attend “Summer Splash 2018,” on Saturday, July 28, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The camp is located at 73 East Valley Brook Road, in Long Valley. The rain date for this event is Sunday, July 29. “Seeing camp ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ — An upcoming fine art exhibit presented by the Northern New Jersey art group Partners in Paint (PiP) will include the work of West Caldwell resident Marilyn Rose, an award-winning artist whose piece entitled “At The Station” is pictured above. The exhibit, located at the Art ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ — Despite the heat wave that hit northern New Jersey, the Fairfield Independence Day celebration in the new recreation parking lot on Monday was humming with activity once the sun set. Anthony Pompei, recreation director, began the event by thanking the mayor and council, the ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ — Throwing hatchets for fun is officially an activity that Fairfield-area residents can enjoy at Stumpy’s Hatchet House, a new franchise business that opened in June for players 21 years and older.  Participants can throw hatchets at a bullseye while listening to music, watching ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ - Community members and their four-legged friends came out to celebrate the official opening of the new Off-Leash Dog Park in the Essex County Hilltop Reservation in North Caldwell on Friday with a celebratory ribbon cutting.  Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr. was ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ — In its effort to identify the people in a series of photos found in the Fairfield Public Library’s local history collection, the Fairfield Historical Society has a few photos that its members have not been able to identify. The five photos above are graduation photos that span a ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ - The public, outdoor West Caldwell Gazebo Concert series has a wide array of music from local bands lined up for 2018. The annual series of concerts, which will include food available from local restaurants for purchase beginning at 6:30 p.m. Weather permitting, the concerts ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ — The Fairfield Golden Agers club celebrated its 50th anniversary with a luncheon held at the Hanover Manor, where club members honored their foundress and 60-year Fairfield resident Mary Scangarello, who died last year at the age of 95. In speaking about the Scangarello family, ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — West Essex High School (WEHS) parents and students are encouraged to send photos from the upcoming WEHS Senior Ball to be featured on TAPinto West Essex. WEHS seniors will kick off their final days of high school by attending Friday’s ball, beginning at 7 p.m. In order to ...

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VERONA, NJ — Thomas Simko of West Caldwell caught the first fish in the boys' category during the Essex County Fishing Derby in Essex County Verona Park last week, catching his first fish only five minutes into the contest. Thomas is pictured above with his award, presented by Essex County ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ — Scott Lantzman, the new “Face of Fun” at FunTime Junction in Fairfield, is no stranger to youth programming and children’s entertainment. As the entertainment center’s new owner, Lantzman brings more than 20 years of expertise as a camp director to amping up the fun at FunTime ...

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ROSELAND, NJ - It was a fun-filled day in Roseland as Mayor John Duthie and the borough council joined the Roseland Recreation Department in hosting the second annual Roseland Community Fair at the Harrison Fairgrounds in Roseland. According to Duthie, the Community Fair is a great way for ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ — Despite rain in the forecast, the fourth annual Fairfield Family Fun Day/Kick Off to Summer event at the Hollywood Avenue park this weekend, sponsored by the Fairfield Municipal Alliance Committee and the Fairfield Township Police Department, went on without a hitch this weekend and ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — James Caldwell High School (JCHS) parents and students are encouraged to send photos from the upcoming JCHS Junior/Senior Prom to be featured on TAPinto West Essex. JCHS students will begin their final month of the 2017-2018 school year by attending Friday’s prom, to be held at ...

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CALDWELL, NJ — Twenty-five years ago, Caldwell’s Trinity Academy lacked a drama club to encourage students to explore their interest in performing arts. This year, the Trinity Academy Drama Club celebrated its own growth through its spring musical “Peter Pan JR,” the timeless and enchanting story ...

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CALDWELL, NJ — Despite successful careers in law and investment banking, Caldwell resident Alexandru Aldea could not ignore his passion for acting. Since pursuing a career as a professional actor nearly two years ago, Aldea has been named “Best Actor” at multiple film festivals and recently made ...

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CALDWELL/ESSEX FELLS, NJ – Joseph Conforti and Zach Duym of West Caldwell as well as Luke Takkel of Roseland were acknowledged for their accomplishments at last week’s Essex County Fishing Derby in Essex County Grover Cleveland Park. Takkel is seen above with his father and Essex County ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ — In order to help students gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of art and science, Adlai E. Stevenson School faculty and staff in Fairfield hosted its annual Science and Art Expo on Thursday for students in kindergarten through third grade.  Hundreds of student ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ – The West Essex Regional School District has been named a “Best Community in the Nation for Music Education” by the The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation. The award program recognizes outstanding efforts by teachers, administrators, parents, students ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ — Under the direction of Brianne Colombo, director of the Fairfield Free Public Library, and inspired by residents Marie Gilbert and Mary Lebeda, the Fairfield Historical Society has been formed. With more than 20 members, the organization has written a mission statement, set goals ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — “A Starry Night” was the theme of the West Essex High School (WEHS) fifth annual intergenerational prom on Thursday, and “starry” it was with the star balloons, star table decorations, star performance by the high school jazz band and the stars of the night—the senior citizens ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Trinity Academy students Alivia Ayuso, Lindsay Hoffman, Stephanie Perretti, Amanda Rohde and Justin Smith, and West Essex Regional Middle School students Logan Bogumil, Madison Carnahan, Isabella Cerrigone, Daniel Gold and Julia Guerriero were recently among 109 students from 17 Essex ...

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CALDWELL, NJ – The Modern Music Academy recently announced the next session of its upcoming Pop Star class for girls and boys ages 7 to 11 beginning Monday, April 2. Back by popular demand, the Pop Star class will enable students to learn what it’s like behind the scenes in a recording studio ...

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WEST ESSEX AREA, NJ — After a snowy beginning to March, local residents are looking for a sunny end to enjoy all the many complimentary Easter Hoppinings in and around the community. Below is a list of Easter Egg Hunts and Easter Bunny appearances nearby to delight children of all ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ — There is still time to catch James Caldwell High School’s (JCHS) spring musical theatre production of “Fiddler on the Roof,” a family-friendly classical musical that has been a blockbuster hit on both stage and screen, this weekend at the Center for Performing Arts at JCHS, 265 ...

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CALDWELL, NJ — The Grover Cleveland Birthplace Memorial Association (GCBMA) will be hosting its annual conference on Saturday at the First Presbyterian Church in Caldwell, featuring The New York Times bestselling author Marta McDowell, who will present an illustrated program based on her new and ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ — Curtains open on Thursday for James Caldwell High School’s (JCHS) spring musical theatre production of “Fiddler on the Roof,” a family-friendly classical musical that has been a blockbuster hit on both stage and screen, at the Center for Performing Arts at JCHS, 265 Westville ...

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