The History of the Paper Mill Playhouse
The Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey opened its doors in 1938 at the site of the historic The Thistle Paper Mill. The very first play to be performed was The Kingdom of God, a play by Martinez Sierra.
Throughout the fifties and sixties, the Paper Mill Playhouse incorporated operettas, plays and musicals into its repertoire. Stars like Jane Fonda, Gene Wilder and Carol Channing performed at the Paper Mill Playhouse.
The Paper Mill Playhouse was declared the “State Theatre of New Jersey” by Governor William Cahill during the 1970s. Even more Hollywood and Broadway stars performed at the Paper Mill Playhouse during this decade, including Academy Award and Tony winning actress, Bernadette Peters, who starred in Dames at Sea.
Tragedy struck in 1980–the Paper Mill Playhouse burnt to the ground on January 14,1980. However, in two short years, the Paper Mill Playhouse reopened in a star-studded opening night gala with a brand new modernized theater that featured accessible seating and an infrared listening system.
The National Endowment for the Arts ranked the Paper Mill Playhouse second in the nation for artistic excellence in 1986, with only the famed Metropolitan Opera in New York City coming out on top.
This historic commitment to excellence has propelled the Paper Mill Playhouse into a new century, being noted for its wonderful theater performances and artistic training programs.
The F.M. Kirby Carriage House
If you’d like to dine before catching a show at the Paper Mill Playhouse, the F.M. Kirby Carriage House is open for 2 and a half hours before each performance serving both lunch and dinner.
Reservations are recommended if you’d like to dine at the F.M. Kirby Carriage House, and you can make reservations by calling (973) 609-2429.
Box Office Information
Box office hours for the Paper Mill Playhouse during the summer are Monday through Friday, opening at 10:00 am and closing at 6:00 pm. On Saturday, the box office opens at 10:00 am and closes at 4:00 pm.
On performance days, the box office is open until 9:00 pm. The box office is closed on Sunday, as well as on certain holidays, including Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years Day, Memorial Day, and Fourth of July.
The Paper Mill Playhouse box office can be reached through email or telephone. The email is email@example.com and the telephone number is (973) 376-4343. You can also reach the box office via fax at (973) 376-2359.
Planning Your Visit
If you’d like to visit the Paper Mill Playhouse and see a show, there are several ways to reach the playhouse. There is parking available if you are driving and it is also possible to take the train to the Paper Mill Playhouse.
For the Thursday matinee shows, a complimentary shuttle service runs between Kings Super Market in Short Hills and Paper Mill Playhouse.
If you are planning on staying in the area, the Hilton Short Hills is the official hotel of Paper Mill Playhouse. The Hilton Short Hills is located at 41 John F Kennedy Parkway in Short Hills, New Jersey and you can call (973) 379-0100 to make reservations.
Come support the Madison Volunteer Ambulance Corps by joining us Saturday evening, June 16, 2012, for “An Evening in Paris,” a night of fine French wines and delectable cuisine!
Celebrate a taste of France with your family, friends and colleagues, while helping to raise money for the Madison Volunteer Ambulance Corps, a non-profit organization which provides free emergency transportation and medical care to the residents and visitors of Madison.
Saturday evening’s fundraising event will be from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. and is being held at the Madison Volunteer Ambulance Corps, 29 Prospect Street, Madison, NJ 07940. For directions, please click here!
Through your attendance, you will be showing your appreciation to the Corps’ dedicated volunteers who serve the residents and visitors in Madison in their time of need 365 days and nights a year as well as supporting the cause!
Proceeds from the event will be used to help cover the cost of operating and maintaining the building, the upkeep of our three ambulances and medical supplies. Funding for the Corps comes primarily from donations and fundraising events, like this one!
Prices are $45 per person for tickets paid in advance, $50 at the door or $40 each for a table of 10 if paid in advance.
For more information and to buy tickets, please visit their Facebook page for the event by clicking here! Once on the page, just click on the link which will direct you to PayPal.
You can also reserve your spot by calling 973-377-2229.
Established in 1954, the Madison Volunteer Ambulance Corps is a non-profit organization providing medical services for the Borough of Madison. We are located in the heart of Madison next to the Hartley Dodge Memorial Building and across from the Public Safety Complex on Prospect Street. The Corps currently operates three ambulances and is staffed by volunteers 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Bon appetit, we hope to see you there!
Though commonly referred to as The Chathams, Chatham Borough and Chatham Township in Morris County, New Jersey, are two separate municipalities. Chatham Borough first settled in 1710 as a colonial English village in the Province of New Jersey.
In 1806, Chatham Township was formed, taking its name from the pre-revolutionary village, and is a type of municipal government unique to the state of New Jersey. It includes the township boundary and several villages as well as large areas of connected or adjacent, unsettled land. Chatham Township is less densely populated and is considered more southern than the borough of Chatham.
Also Green Village, another town dating back to colonial times, remains partially in Chatham Township but has its own post office and fire department. The Chatham post office provides postal services and rural delivery to portions of Chatham Township not served by Green Village.
In 1974, a measure was passed for the citizens of Chatham Township to share the Chatham library. Then, in 1986, Chatham and Chatham Township held elections to consider joining their separate school systems into a joint district. The measure passed proposal and since then, the two municipalities share a regional school district, known as the School District of the Chathams. In addition, the Chatham post office provides postal services to some areas of Chatham Township.
- Milton Avenue School, Southern Boulevard School and Washington Avenue School: Kindergarten through third grade
- Lafayette School: Grades fourth and fifth
- Chatham Middle School: Grades sixth through eighth
- Chatham High School: Grades ninth through twelfth
For the 2004 through 2005 school year, Chatham high school was recognized as a No Child Left Behind, Blue Ribbon School by the United States Department of Education. Then, in 2006, the high school was ranked the 12th top public high school in New Jersey out of 316 statewide schools.
Saint Patrick School was founded in 1872 and serves students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade. The school operates under the auspices of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Paterson.
After years of discussion and planning, Chatham Library was founded in 1907. As it grew progressively larger, the library relocated several times. Its current location, on Main Street, was chosen after the Fairview Hotel burned down. The land was then purchased in the early 1920s by Charles L. Lum, and a brick building was constructed to house the library. In 1924, the new Chatham Library was dedicated and opened to the public.
Then, after the measure passed in 1974 joining the residents of Chatham Township with Chatham, the library was then renamed the Library of The Chathams. It is currently administered by six trustees who were appointed jointly through the two governments.
In 1985, the Library of The Chathams joined the Morris Automated Information Network (MAIN), which is an electronic database that links together all the public libraries in Morris County.
Back in the early 2000s, an expansion of the library was completed, costing nearly $4,000,000. The governments of Chatham and Chatham Township contributed a combined total of $2,000,000. The new addition was dedicated on January 11, 2004.
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Even though Summer doesn’t officially begin for close to a month, that’s okay because Memorial Day weekend is here! It’s an extra special weekend, and Monday, too, filled with fun and relaxation in the sun! What a better way to spend it than down the shore?
Check out what’s going on:
Jenkinson’s kicked-off the holiday celebration at Point Pleasant Beach with a concert on Friday morning that featured Train, the Bobby Lynch Cover Band and Adam Lambert. It was hosted by Scott & Todd from the 95.5 FM WPLJ morning show. The concert was from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. and was held inside Jenk’s Pavillion.
The Stone Pony, famed Asbury Park rock club, will rock all weekend with performances. Monmouth County-based band, the Parlor Mob, played on Friday. Collective Soul plays on Saturday and Grateful Dead-based tribute band, Splintered Sunlight, will play on Sunday. For tickets and information, call 732-502-0600 or visit www.stoneponyonline.com.
The Belmar Friday Night Concert Series kicked off Friday evening at 7 p.m. with an acoustic rock and blues performance by Denis Coughlin. The show took place at Pyanoe Plaza, 9th and Main Street.
At FirstEnergy Park, the Lakewood Blueclaws, a Philadelphia Phillies affiliate, kicked off the weekend with fireworks after Friday’s game and will also have a fireworks performance after this Sunday’s game. The first pitch on Sunday night is at 7:05 p.m.
The Ocean City Music Pier will rock Saturday night when the SOS Show Band plays tribute to progressive rock icon, Chicago, with an 8 p.m. show. Tickets are $20. It’s part of a series of live Saturday concerts recalling those “Wild Summer Nights” of Tony Mart, the legendary Somers Point nightclub that closed 30 years ago.
Can’t miss the Mets-Phillies rivalry game but don’t want to stay inside on Memorial Day? Atlantic City has the answer. Fans can watch the game for free at the beach on a large movie screen! The fun starts at noon at the beach off Arkansas Avenue.
Ocean City’s Dog Walk is set for noon, Sunday, at Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. Call 609-399-2018 or visit www.hsocnj.org for more information.
Captain Hook’s, 1320 Blvd., Seaside Heights: Dubbed an “adult playground.” Captain Hooks features foosball, shuffleboard, pinball, pool, air hockey darts and serves alcohol. The party went on until 4 a.m. on Friday, will also stay open until 4 a.m. Saturday, and stays open until 3 a.m. on Sunday. Call 732-830-0006 for more information.
Brickhouse Bar & Grill, 979 Cedarbridge Ave., Brick: The Kootz played at the restaurant at 9:30 p.m. on Friday, and the Phil Engel Band performs at 10 p.m. on Saturday. Call 732-279-3743 for more information.
Martell’s Tiki Bar, 308 Boardwalk, Point Pleasant Beach: Enjoy an evening while looking out at the ocean at Point Beach’s expansive Martell’s Tiki Bar. This weekend, New Power Soul played at 9 p.m. on Friday. Big Bang Baby plays at 9 p.m. on Saturday, Johnny Drama at 9 p.m. on Sunday, and Don’t Call Me Francis will play at 7 p.m. on Monday. For more information, call 732-892-0131.
Bar Anticipation, 703 16th Ave., Lake Como: Bar A will kick off the season with Summer Jam this Sunday, featuring nine bands, five DJ’s, a free barbecue and giveaways. The fun starts at 2 p.m. with free admission until 4 p.m. Call 732-681-7422 or visit www.bar-a.com for more information.
Joe Pop’s, 2002 Long Beach Blvd., Ship Bottom: Joe Pop’s, one of Long Beach Island’s most popular nightspots, welcomed Screaming Broccoli on Friday. The Benjamins play on Saturday and The Nerds on Sunday. Call 609-494-0558 for information or visit www.joepops.com/index.htm.
Jenkinson’s, Parkway and Boardwalk, Point Pleasant Beach: Point Beach’s ever-popular nightspot features well-known cover bands. The Nerds play on Saturday night and The Benjamins on Sunday night. Cover charges vary. Call 732-899-0569 for more information or visit www.jenksclub.com.
Sometimes the greatest and most urgent need for charity is just down the block. Based on this heart-tugging reality, a wonderful New-Jersey non-profit organization is committed to helping their neighbors in need. Down the Block, Inc. has been making a great difference in the lives of Millburn and Short Hills residents during difficult times, near your own Millburn home. This charitable corporation raises funds for short-term assistance in households facing unexpected financial set-backs through fundraising within your municipality and also through additional sources. In other words, if you live in Millburn, funding collected in your Millburn Township is used to help your neighbors right here in Millburn-Short Hills. Read more
If you love to shop for fresh, local, healthy groceries, and you live in New Providence, nothing beats the New Providence Farmers’ Market. Open every Wednesday from 1-6 p.m., the abundance of food goods continues to impress those who live in New Providence. Jersey fresh fruits and vegetables, fresh baked and pies and pastries, delicious crab cakes, fresh cheeses, gourmet nuts and dried fruits, pickles and olives, along with Jersey honey, can all be found at the New Providence Farmers market.
Be sure to visit soon because the market will close for the season on October 26th! The market can be found in the front parking lot of the New Providence Municipal Center at the corner of Academy Street and Elkwood Avenue.
The New Providence Business and Professional Association sponsors this Jersey Fresh market, and ensures that all fruits and vegetables sold are grown exclusively in New Jersey. For information about the New Providence Farmers Market please click here.
At sueadler.com, we enjoy being known for our ability to help people with their New Jersey midtown direct train line homes. We’ve always known the virtues of our easy commute and were excited to hear that last week, Summit NJ’s Planning Board voted to recommend the Common Council apply for Transit Village designation. The Transit Village Initiative, a program offered by the New Jersey Department of Transportation, encourages revitalization and the building up of commute towns, just like Summit! Being called a Transit Village showcases our use of public transportation and may attract newcomers to purchase a home in Summit. What do you think… is this a good idea?
The plan for the Transit Village are that it would begin at the train station and expand in a one-half mile area in all directions from the train station. This could also encourage developers to create more business in the area. If the Common Council agrees to submit an application, map area included in the Transit Village will be more clearly defined and granted within a few months, according to planning and development consultant member Edward Snieckus. Find out more by clicking on the local article here.
Whether you are buying or selling real estate in New Jersey, you can benefit from having an understanding of the local market. The average listed sales price of a Maplewood New Jersey home for the month of August, 2011 was $327,400, with a median sales price of $517,500 for sold Maplewood homes. Housing inventory has decreased in Maplewood when compared with August of 2010, with 144 active listings being reported for the last day of August for Maplewood versus 161 in August of 2010.
The average listed sales price of a South Orange, New Jersey home for the month of August, 2011 was $422,000, with a median sales price of $397,000 for sold South Orange homes. Housing inventory has decreased in South Orange when compared with August of 2010, with 110 active listings being reported for the last day of August for South Orange versus 134 in August of 2010. The big complaint of most buyers right now is the lack of inventory in these towns which are in such high demand, with their easy commute into Manhattan. Read more
Whether you are buying or selling real estate in New Jersey, you can benefit from having an understanding of the local market. The average listed sales price of a Millburn/Short Hills, New Jersey home for the month of August, 2011 was $1,250,000, with a median sales price of $947,926 for sold Millburn/Short Hills homes. Housing inventory has decreased in Millburn/Short Hills when compared with August of 2010, with 94 active listings being reported for the last day of August for Millburn/Short Hills versus 107 in August of 2010. Read more