Friday, June 14, 2013
The governor follows in the comedic footsteps of his on-again, off-again buddy Barack Obama.
Gov. Chris Christie appeared on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Wednesday night to break down his decision to “let the people vote” in a special election for Frank Lautenberg’s senate seat. As The Roots laid down a smooth R&B beat, the governor mostly played the straight man to Fallon. Christie “slow jammed” his talking points about the special election and dodged questions about whether he’d announce a run for president. Christie remained poised, good natured, and at times affected a mock-offended tone, as Fallon cracked fat jokes at the guv’s expense during the 5 minute segment. “Now look, I know that this election is going to cost tax payers some money, but these costs can’t be measured against the value of having an elected member of the …
Thursday, June 13, 2013
Here's what's playing in theaters around town this weekend, plus showtimes.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
International Jewish High School Choir scheduled to sing for Jerusalem Reunification Day at Pine Brook Jewish Center.
Sunday, April 28, 2013
Debbie Gibson, Jerry Lawler, Patty Duke among stars at annual Chiller Theater event.
The Sheraton Hotel in Parsippany played host to all sorts of creatures, musicians and celebrities in the annual Chiller Theater event this weekend. A constant flow of attendees from all over the area came to meet, be photographed with and get autographs from stars of television, movies and video. Also on hand were numerous vendors selling everything from T-shirts to voodoo dolls to jewelry. Some guests also dressed in costumes to share in the experience.
Friday, April 26, 2013
Montville Township Kiwanis judged the 115 entries submitted by Montville fourth-graders.
Thirteen winning Arbor Day posters created by Montville Township fourth-graders have been selected in this year's poster contest, the Montville Township Environmental Commission has announced. The theme of the 2013 contest was "Plant trees they help keep our water clean!" There were 115 entries submitted and the posters were judged by the Montville Township Kiwanis. The township's 10th Annual Arbor Day and Tree City USA 2013 celebration is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. Friday at Hilldale Elementary School. It is open to all township residents. The winning posters: 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Debbie Campanali appearing in play at the Grove Street Theatre in Montclair.
Friday, April 19, 2013
Reality TV star Buddy Valastro offers talk, decorating lessons.
LuNello's Montville Inn hosted a sold-out decorating lesson Thursday with reality show star Buddy Valastro, the "Cake Boss." Buddy Valastro is noted for his TLC reality show which follows the trials of running a bakery business in Hoboken. The series has televised 150 shows within the last 5 years. During an evening of demostrations, Valastro talked about his start in the bakery business and answered questions about everything from baking to his children.
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Chester resident, actor and comedian is working with the Morris County Arts Workshop to bring improv, film and comedy classes to the town he calls home.
Jim Breuer is known for his mimicry skills. The actor, comedian and former "Saturday Night Live Star" has a series of characters that everyone knows him for. But at his Evening with Jim Breuer fundraiser for the Morris County Arts Workshop at the Hive in Chester, it was his impression of MCAW director Jane Shatz that nearly brought the house down. “The arts are alive and they are here in Chester,” Breuer said, with a perfect imitation of Shatz’s European lilt and delivery. Breuer who is now on the board at MCAW, was bowled over by Shatz. “You might be wondering why you are here. You are here tonight because of the passion Jane has,” Breuer said. “I really feel we need to encourage the arts out here. This is why I started the Chester Family…
Friday, March 29, 2013
'Love Italian Style: The Secrets of My Hot and Happy Marriage' will be available for pre-order Sept. 17.
"The Real Housewives of New Jersey" star and Montville resident Melissa Gorga is sharing her secrets to keeping her marriage alive and vibrant in her soon-to-be-released first book, "Love Italian Style: The Secrets of My Hot and Happy Marriage." The book's cover was revealed this week to US Magazine, as well as the pre-order date of Sept. 17, when fans can read Gorga's practical tips on keeping the love alive at home. Gorga first announced the book in December after the fourth season of the Bravo hit television show wrapped. The housewives have already begun taping the fifth season of the show, although Bravo has not yet announced a release date. Read more Montville Patch coverage of "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" here.
Monday, March 25, 2013
Tell us what you would like to see happen on the new season of 'The Real Housewives of New Jersey.'
Though Bravo has not given any "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" fans even a taste of what's to come on the fifth season of the Jersey-taped reality show, Caroline Manzo stepped out to tell one publication that some scenes will be "completely out of whack." The Franklin Lakes resident and eldest housewife told Wetpaint that she was surprised by the way some scenes ended up, expecting the outcomes to be different going into filming, as reported by examiner.com. The website also reported that viewers can expect more fighting between Towaco resident Teresa Giudice, her sister-in-law and Montville neighbor Melissa Gorga and Manzo. In November, it was reported that three new housewives would join the cast, including one from Kinnelon. Family …