Springfield library museum to host new exhibit

SPRINGFIELD — The Donald B. Palmer Museum of the Springfield Free Public Library is hosting “Proudly Made in the USA – Shoe and Bags,” an exhibit of handbags and shoes designed and created under the tutelage of fashion accessories designer, educator and Springfield resident Jennifer Siletski. Siletski’s students, who range in age from 11 to adult, have participated in classes […]

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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