Recent British pantomime show was rousing success, and helped local organizations
The recent run of Arrr! A Very British Pantomime at the Burgdorff Performing Arts Center, produced by Deadgood Events, was a huge success and completely sold out for all five performances. "We were incredibly luckily to get such a great team together," said Gareth Jones, Deadgood founder and the play's author. "I was completely blown away by the enthusiasm of the cast, the crew, and the audience too. Everybody threw themselves right into the spirit of the whole thing, and it was just such great fun." Deadgood donated the money raised from the show -- over $3,500 -- to three non-profit organizations: Rent Party: founded in October 2009 in conjuction with the South Orange Elks, Rent Party is a monthly benefit that supports efforts to …
A neglected house on the corner of Academy Street and Kenneth Terrace is the home of a large amount of cats with no owner.
Down the road from my home is a neglected house on the corner of Academy Street and Kenneth Terrace. The steps leading to the front door are crumbling. You have to be careful where you step because it doesn’t look like the steps could hold the weight of a small child. The side yard has rows of plastic garbage bags waiting to be hauled away. A carcass of some long ago dead animal lies next to the trash. On the front lawn a worn table and chairs are covered with leaves. Underneath the table is a pair of running shoes—showing signs that a family once lived here. Peeling paint shows further signs of neglect, and the stench of urine can be smelled from the curb. A mother, her daughter, approximately 30-plus cats, and five dogs lived in this …
Jersey Animal Coalition wants you to adopt Josie.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- On NJ.com
Sunday, February 19, 2012