Union High School PAC returns with successful performances

Union High School PAC returns with successful performances

UNION, NJ — From Friday, Nov. 12, through Sunday, Nov. 14, the students of the Union High School Performing Arts Company worked their hearts out to present Music Theatre International’s “All Together Now!” — a global event celebrating local theater. Licensed by MTI, this exclusive musical revue was created as a fundraising opportunity for schools […]

Despite medical challenges, Linden woman’s artwork inspires

Despite medical challenges, Linden woman’s artwork inspires

LINDEN, NJ — Jane Koza, a 63-year-old paraplegic amputee, is living an inspirational life of struggle and success. Born and raised in Linden, Koza graduated from Kean University in 1980, the same year she was voted the college’s best female athlete, and later became a certified physical education teacher. She retired after becoming a paraplegic […]

Union County’s Senior Citizens Virtual Art Exhibit showcases artists age 60 and older

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County Board of County Commissioners presents the Union County 2021 Senior Citizens Virtual Art Exhibit, showcasing 125 original works created by residents age 60 and older. The exhibit can be viewed on the Union County website at ucnj.org/senior-art. “The Senior Citizens Virtual Art Exhibit provides senior artists in our […]

Lieutenant governor calls the Institute of Music for Children the ‘best-kept secret in New Jersey’ at ribbon-cutting event

Lieutenant governor calls the Institute of Music for Children the ‘best-kept secret in New Jersey’ at ribbon-cutting event

ELIZABETH, NJ — Imagine 2025 was a magical night under the stars in support of the nonprofit organization the Institute of Music for Children, with performances from the school’s students, speeches from state and local dignitaries, and a reception catered by the organization’s culinary program. The institute provides 1,000 underserved children with high-quality classes and […]

NJYS announces inaugural artist-in-residence program with award-winning jazz musician Dennis Mackrel

NJYS announces inaugural artist-in-residence program with award-winning jazz musician Dennis Mackrel

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — Dennis Mackrel, assistant chairperson and professor of jazz studies at the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College, will teach a series of free in-person clinics at the New Jersey Youth Symphony. The program will run from October to April 2022. The NJYS artist-in-residence program is part of the organization’s […]

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