Sweet and Spicy Pomanders

Studding fruits with whole cloves to make a “pomander ball” to freshen the air or linens was a tradition in 18th century America. Children may make their own simple pomander ball and learn a few facts about their history. Tours of the fully furnished, c1740 farmhouse are included. Suggested ages: 4-8.

$5.00 for adults and children 13 and older, $3.00 for children ages 3 to 12, free under age 3. 

Contact Information
  1. Melinda or Joan
  2. 908-232-1776
  3. millercorymuseum@gmail.com
Sun, February 09
2:00 pm — 4:00 pm
Add to My Calendar 02/09/2020 2:00pm 02/09/2020 4:00pm America/New_York Sweet and Spicy Pomanders

Studding fruits with whole cloves to make a “pomander ball” to freshen the air or linens was a tradition in 18th century America. Children may make their own simple pomander ball and learn a few facts about their history. Tours of the fully furnished, c1740 farmhouse are included. Suggested ages: 4-8.

$5.00 for adults and children 13 and older, $3.00 for children ages 3 to 12, free ...

614 Mountain Avenue Westfield, NJ 07090

Miller-Cory House Museum

614 Mountain Avenue
Westfield, NJ 07090

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Clark School Officials Warn Parents About Dangers of the ‘Skull Breaker Challenge’

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CLARK, NJ — Clark School officials released a statement to parents and guardians throughout the district on Friday warning about a new and dangerous social media challenge sweeping the country. 

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To the Editor:

As residents of New Jersey’s 7th Congressional District, we strongly urge our fellow residents to support the re-election of Rep. Tom Malinowski.  

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TOWN                 ADDRESS             ...

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Editor's Note: Chris Varano is 2016 graduate of Westfield High School and senior at the University of Maryland where he is studying neurobiology.

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