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Friday, July 3, 2015

Cost of Admission to Increase at Thomas Edison NHP


West Orange, New Jersey: Get ready to pay more to visit Essex County's only National Park Service site. The cost of admission to Thomas Edison National Historical Park in West Orange will increase starting this weekend.

The regular adult admission will increase from $7 to $10, and an annual pass will increase from $30 to $40. Admission to Thomas Edison National Historical Park includes access to the Laboratory Complex on Main Street and the Glenmont Mansion in Llewellyn Park. Admission will remain free of charge to those under the age of 16 and to National Park pass holders.

Several other National Park Service facilities, including the Ford Mansion at Morristown National Historical Park in Morris County, are also increasing the cost of admission. Thomas Edison National Historical Park, along with most other National Park Service sites, is free on select days each year. The next free admission day is on the National Park Service's Birthday, August 25th.

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Photo of the Day 7/3/15


This photo was taken off of Bloomfield Avenue in Glen Ridge.

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Thursday, July 2, 2015

Celebrate July 4th in Livingston


Livingston, New Jersey: The Township of Livingston's annual 4th of July Celebration will return to the Livingston Memorial Oval this Saturday. The festivities will begin at 9:00am with an auto show and will conclude with the fireworks at 9:00pm. WCBS-FM 101.1's Street Team will join the celebration in front of Livingston High School from 10:00am to 2:00pm. Attendees can enter to win WCBS-FM prizes. In addition, there will be live music, a baseball game, free pony rides, rides for children, a food festival, a ceremony to honor veterans, vision screenings, miniature golf, a mobile video game truck, a reading of the Declaration of Independence, and ice cream-eating and watermelon-eating contests. The Livingston Memorial Oval is located near the Livingston Municipal Building off of South Livingston Avenue. Transportation is available using Bus 73, and parking is available in nearby parking lots. Click here to learn more.

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Photo of the Day 7/2/15


This photo shows The Episcopal Church of Saint Andrew & Holy Communion in South Orange.

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Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Ice Cream Social Coming to Grover Cleveland Birthplace


Caldwell, New Jersey: The 25th Annual Grover Cleveland Birthplace Memorial Association Ice Cream Social will take place on Saturday, July 4th from 1:00pm to 4:00pm at the Grover Cleveland Birthplace Historic Site in Caldwell. The event and the ice cream are free, and hamburgers, hot dogs, popcorn, and lemonade from the Cloverleaf Tavern will be served. There will also be music and a magician. The Grover Cleveland Birthplace Historic Site is located at 207 Bloomfield Avenue, near the corner of Arlington Avenue. Transportation is available by using New Jersey Transit's Bus 29 along the Bloomfield Avenue corridor from Newark. Free parking will be available behind the Saint Aloysius Church. In case of rain, the event will be held in the church hall.

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