Arts Guild New Jersey nominated in sixth annual JerseyArts.com People’s Choice Awards

RAHWAY – Arts Guild New Jersey announced its nominations for Favorite Art Gallery, Favorite Place to Take an Adult Art Class and Favorite Place to Take a Kid’s Arts Class in the Sixth Annual JerseyArts.com People’s Choice Awards. Rahway is among eight arts districts and 71 organizations nominated for the yearly awards program run by Discover […]

Paper Mill Playhouse delights with ‘Oliver!’

By Debbie L. Hochberg, Correspondent Take your seat, relax, and allow yourself to be transported to 19th century London for an entertaining holiday-season evening as the Paper Mill Playhouse presents the classic musical, “Oliver!” Based on the Charles Dickens’ novel, “Oliver Twist,” the story tells the tale of a young orphan’s search for love and family […]

Local author Rajoppi to discuss new book, ‘New Brunswick and the Civil War’ at Union library

UNION — Local author Joanne Hamilton Rajoppi will discuss her new book,  “New Brunswick and the Civil War: The Brunswick Boys in the Great Rebellion” on Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 7 p.m. at Union Public Library. Hear fascinating stories based on the actual letters of “The Brunswick Boys” who enlisted out of a sense of Patriotism coupled with […]

Local author to discuss new novel at Cranford library on Dec. 5

CRANFORD — Local author Eric Nierstedt will discuss his recently published novel, “The Lightrider Journals” on Thursday, Dec. 5, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue. In “The Lightrider Journals,” a man responsible for deeds of great horror and beauty tells his story, an epic fantasy that takes a look at […]

Library continues film series with ‘Vincent Minelli — A Short Retrospective’ on Dec. 9

SPRINGFIELD — Springfield Free Public Library will present the second film in its lunchtime series, “Vincent Minelli — A Short Retrospective” on Monday, Dec. 9 at 1pm. The third and final film in the series will be shown on Dec. 23. Admission is free. Patrons can bring a brown bag lunch to the program, and light refreshments will […]

Literacy Volunteers to host star-studded gala on Nov. 13

UNION COUNTY — Literacy Volunteers of New Jersey and Literacy Volunteers of Union County will honor Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter and author Rosanne Cash, The Honorable Harold J. Wirths, Rev. Dr. DeForest B. Soaries Jr. who is a former Secretary of State, author and public advocate, and former LVNJ President Henry Goldsmith when the two groups […]

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