Passaic County Cultural and Heritage Council at Passaic County Community College

2018 Re-grantees

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CULTURAL AFFAIRS
 
PASSAIC COUNTY CULTURAL & HERITAGE COUNCIL 


NJ STATE COUNCIL ON THE ARTS LAP
2018 ARTS RE-GRANTEES

 
1. ACTION THEATER CONSERVATORY STUDIOS, INC.
68 Union Ave, Clifton, NJ  07011
Kathleen Kellaigh, Project Director
atcstudios411@gmail.com
www.atcstudios.org
(973) 772-6998
Action Theater
Award Amount: $1,700
Middle and high school students will write short one-act plays based on the theme, “Dream It.”  Select scenes are featured in a showcase, and winners are posted online.
 
2. AMERICAN LABOR MUSEUM / BOTTO HOUSE NATIONAL LANDMARK
83 Norwood St., Haledon, NJ 07508
Angelica Santomauro, Executive Director
labormuseum@aol.com
http://www.labormuseum.net/
(973) 595-7953
House Museum
Award Amount: $2,837
The museum will exhibit Original Photography by Mario Porto and Longshoreman and Original Photography by Frank Silva, as well as host its Annual Labor Arts Festival
 
3. ART IN MOTION
PO Box 834, Paterson, NJ 07543
Gladys Game, Contact
aim.paterson@gmail.com
http://www.artinmotiononline.org/
(973) 699-7723
Art in Motion
Award Amount: $1,800
Provide free and low-cost art, dance and music programs for under-served Paterson youth—children who may not have access to the arts.
 
4. CITY OF PATERSON / HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION
155 Market St., Paterson, NJ 07505
Gianfranco Archimede, Executive Director
garchimede@patersonnj.gov
(973) 321-1220
The Historic Preservation Commission
Award Amount: $2,835
The Historic Preservation Commission will curate the creation of a new mural in Paterson.
 
5. COMMUNITY CHARTER SCHOOL OF PATERSON
75 Spruce St., Paterson, NJ 07501
Dacil Tilos, Project Director
dtilos@ccsp.org
www.ccsp.org
(973) 699-7723
COMMUNITY CHARTER SCHOOL OF PATERSON
Award Amount: $2,190
Support for continuation of an after-school instrument training program for 2nd to 4th graders led by the Paterson Music Project.
 
6. COUNTY OF PASSAIC/ DEPT. OF CULTURAL & HISTORIC AFFAIRS
Dey Mansion, 199 Totowa Rd., Wayne, NJ 07470
Kelly Ruffel, Project Director
kellyr@passaiccountynj.org
(973) 706-6640
COUNTY OF PASSAIC/ DEPT. OF CULTURAL & HISTORIC AFFAIRS
Award Amount: $1,700
The County of Passaic will produce Shakespeare productions
within the Passaic County Parks System during the summer. 
 
7. EPITOME OF SOUL, INC.
257 Ryerson Ave., Paterson, NJ 07502
Synita Butler-Hatcher, Contact
info@epitomeofsoul.org
www.epitomeofsoul.org
(201) 396-9446
Epitome Soul
Award Amount: $2,500
Support for a three-part symposium series for Paterson high school students, led by local and international artists. The workshops will culminate in a final showcase.
 
8. EVA’S VILLAGE
393 Main St., Paterson, NJ 07501
Judy Dombrosky, Contact
judy.dombrosky@evasvillage.org
http://www.evasvillage.org/
(973) 742-2302 x226
Award Amount: $4,700
The ArtWorks Foundation will offer children and mothers,
who are living onsite, weekly art-making classes that will culminate in exhibits and performances by participants.
 
9. HALLS THAT INSPIRE
62 Trenton Ave., Clifton, NJ 07011
David Thompson, Project Director
dthompson@hallsthatinspire.org
(973) 767-4912
Award Amount: $4,800
Support for a murals project in which the school community paints inspirational messages and images within a public school in Passaic County.
 
10. HARMONY SINGERS
P.O. Box 2506, Wayne, NJ 07470
Sonny Piccolo, Project Director
helson88@aol.com
http://www.harmonysingersnj.org/
(973) 942-4173
Harmony Singers
Award Amount: $800
Present a Spring concert at Temple Beth Tikvah, a Winter Holiday concert at Pompton Reformed Church, and free concerts at senior residencies in the Wayne area.
 
11. HOLY ROSARY YOUNG MEN'S CLUB
1 Wall St, Passaic, NJ  07055
Greg Komeshok, Contact
Gkomeshok@aol.com
(973) 473-5111
Jimmy Sturr
Award Amount: $1,500
Present 18-time Grammy award winner, Jimmy Sturr, and his orchestra in Passaic’s Third Ward Park to celebrate an ethnic tradition in Passaic and Clifton.
 
12. INNER CITY ENSEMBLE
PO Box 3232, Paterson, NJ 07509
Dale Van Rensalier, Contact
www.innercityensemble.org
(201) 306-3215
(917) 841-8393
Iner City Ensemble
Award Amount: $4,500
The Law, Society & Race project at William Paterson University will include dance training for local students, community roundtable discussions and performances.
 
13. JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE & CHILDREN’S CENTER OF CLIFTON-PASSAIC
925 Allwood Road, Clifton, NJ 07012
Michele Wellikoff, Project Director
wellikoff@jfsclifton.org
www.jfsclifton.org
(973) 777-7638
Jewish Family Service
Award Amount: $2,855
Through Stories of Self, seniors will learn memoir-writing that culminates in a reading.  Also, there will be an exhibit of seniors’ portraits entitled, View of Self.
 
14. JUVENILE EDUCATION & AWARENESS PROJECT
PO Box 4241, Passaic, NJ 07055
Sandy Shevack, Project Director
SandyS1@webtv.net
(862) 668-9386
Juvenile Education & Awareness Project
Award Amount: $950
In Passaic, JEAP will host Impact Repertory Theatre of Harlem,
as well as poet and musician, Charlotte O’Neal of the United African Community Center in Arusha, Tanzania.
 
15. MENTAL HEALTH CLINIC OF PASSAIC
1451 Van Houten Ave., Clifton, NJ 07013
Lynne Mallory, Project Director
lmallory@optonline.net
(973) 470-5504 x6581
Award Amount: $1,300
Girls from the Thursday Teen Society will explore a painting process that includes a shared experience with their mothers.
The project culminates in an exhibit of the students’ artwork.
 
16. NEW JERSEY MUSIC & ARTS, INC. / GARDEN STATE OPERA
140 Hadley Ave, Clifton, NJ  07011
Francesco Santelli, Director
FRANSANT@optonline.net
http://gardenstateopera.homestead.com
(973) 685-9972
Garden State Opera
Award Amount: $2,900
Support for Opera lectures in Paterson schools; a concert at the ADAS Israel Synagogue in Passaic; and Mozart’s Bastien and Bastienne at the Allwood Community Church in Clifton.
 
17. OASIS—A HAVEN FOR WOMEN & CHILDREN /
PATERSON YOUTH PHOTOGRAPHY PROJECT

59 Mill St., Paterson, NJ  07501
Jim Walsh, Project Director
Jim.Walsh@oasisnj.org
www.oasisnj.org
(973) 881-8307
Paterson Youth Photography Project
Award Amount: $4,700
Support for Saturday morning photography classes in Paterson for children, ages 8 to 12. The project culminates in student exhibits in Paterson and surrounding areas throughout the year.
 
18. PASSAIC COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
3 Valley Rd., Paterson, NJ 07503
Heather Garside, Curator/Project Director
curator@lambertcastle.org
http://lambertcastle.org
(973) 247-0085, x207
Passaic County Historical Society
Award Amount: $1,700
Present the Summer Shakespeare Conservatory at historic Lambert Castle in July on the Castle grounds and in its atrium.
 
19. PASSAIC COUNTY FILM COMMISSION
930 Riverview Dr., Suite 250, Totowa, NJ 07512
Deborah Hoffman, Project Director
film@passaiccountynj.org
www.passaiccountynj.org
(973) 569-4720
Passaic County Motion Picture & Television Film Commission
Award Amount: $2,200
Select filmmakers who live, work or attend school in Passaic County will screen their original ten-minute shorts in April
at the Fabian 8 Cinema in Paterson’s Center City Mall.
 
20. PASSAIC PUBLIC LIBRARY
195 Gregory Ave., Passaic, NJ 07055
Stephanie Fernandez, Project Director
fernandez@passaicpubliclibrary.org
www.passaicpubliclibrary.org
(973) 779-0474
Passaic Public Library
Award Amount: $2,500
The Second Sunday Concert Series will take place in Exhibit Hall at the Julius Forstmann Main Library in Passaic.
 
21. PATERSON MUSEUM
2 Market St., Paterson, NJ 07501
Cristina Deutsch, Project Director
cdeutsch@patersonnj.gov
(201) 543-4085
Paterson Museum
Award Amount: $4,500
Support for an eco-friendly fashion installation and student workshop led by a professional visual artist. This programming connects museum visitors and workshop participants to their environment, natural resources, and recycling.
 
22. RINGWOOD FRIENDS OF MUSIC
P.O. Box 427, Ringwood, NJ 07456
Donaldo Garcia, Project Director
donaldogarcias@hotmail.com
(973) 962-9356
Ringwood Friends of Music
Award Amount: $2,900
Present eight free classical music performances, including a youth performance festival for Ringwood and neighboring towns.
 
23. ROSA L. PARKS SCHOOL OF FINE & PERFORMING ARTS
413 12th Ave., Paterson, NJ 07514
Sharon Stephens, Project Director
sstephens@paterson.k12.nj.us/schools/rphs
http://www.paterson.k12.nj.us/schools/rphs/
(973) 321-0520, ext. 52014
Rosa L. Parks School of Fine & Performing Arts
Award Amount: $4,100
Support for Careers in the Arts & Beyond master classes and related activities for local students, the Paterson community, and Rosa L. Parks High School alumni. 
 
24. ST. CATHERINE OF BOLOGNA
112 Erskine Road, Ringwood, NJ 07456
David J. Nocera, Project Director
www.stcatherineofbologna.org
(973) 962-7032
St. Catherine of Bol
Award Amount: $1,700
The Art & Poetry Exhibition with Musical Performances is a full day of arts programming, including children’s art lessons.
 
25. ST. PAUL’S COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
451 Van Houten St., Paterson, NJ 07501
Yesi Alejo, Project Director
yalejo@stpaulscdcnj.org
www.stpaulscdcnj.org
(973) 710-3900
St. Paul’s Community Development Corporation
Award Amount: $4,500
NJPAC will provide theatre and arts education for Kindergarten classes at School #15 in Paterson. The project culminates in a student Arts Jam showcase. 
 
26. ST. TIMOTHY LUTHERAN CHURCH
395 Valley Road, Wayne, NJ 07470
Anne Loffredo, Contact
anneloff@optonline.net
www.sttimothynj.org
(973) 694-8316
St. Timothy Lutheran Church
Award Amount: $900
Support for three St. Timothy Musicales noontime Wednesday concerts in October, featuring various soloists, duos and small ensembles, performing mostly for senior citizens from the Wayne area.
 
27. WAYNE PUBLIC LIBRARY
461 Valley Rd., Wayne, NJ  07470
Deborah Rosenblatt, Project Director
rosenblad@waynepubliclibrary.org
www.waynepubliclibrary.org
(973) 694-4272, ext. 5408
Wayne Public Library
Award Amount: $1,800
Support for musical and arts-related events as part of the Lunchbox Learning Series, attended mostly by seniors from the Wayne area. 
 
28. YOUTH CONSULTATION SERVICES / EASTSIDE HIGH SCHOOL
150 Park Avenue, Room 130, Paterson, NJ 07501
Edna Angelos, Contact
kbarretto@ycs.org
www.ycs.org
(973) 321-1000, ext. 5133
Youth Consultation Services
Award Amount: $2,200
Support for the Let's Be Real summer program, featuring “Real Beauty: Uncovered.”  The photography project concludes with a student exhibit of self-portraits at Lambert Castle
 

NJ HISTORICAL COMMISSION
COUNTY HISTORIC PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM
2018 HISTORY RE-GRANTEES
1. CITY OF PATERSON / HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION
155 Market., Paterson, NJ 07505
Gianfranco Archimede, Executive Director
garchimede@patersonnj.gov
(973) 321-1220
Award Amount: $3,514
Conservation of historic monuments at Paterson City Hall Plaza.
 
2. PASSAIC COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
3 Valley Road, Paterson, NJ 07503
Heather Garside, Curator/Contact
curator@lambertcastle.org
(973) 247-0085, ext.207 
Passaic County Historical Society
Award Amount: $3,500
Funding will support class visits to the Lambert Castle Museum, allowing K-12 students to learn about their local history and community. 
 
3.  PATERSON GREAT FALLS NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK
72 McBride Ave., Paterson, NJ 07501
Ilyse Goldman, Contact
(732) 447-3847
ilyse_goldman@nps.gov
www.nps.gov/pagr
Award Amount: $3,770
In partnership with the PCCHC, the PGFNHP will create an Oral History Project for participants, who lived and/or worked in the Silk City.
 
4. WAYNE PUBLIC LIBRARY
461 Valley Rd., Wayne, NJ  07470
Deborah Rosenblatt, Project Director/Contact
rosenblad@waynepubliclibrary.org
(973) 694-4272, ext. 5408
Wayne Public Library
Award Amount: $756
Support for the presentation of three Lunchbox Learning Series programs that address inventors and inventions, and agricultural and architectural history in NJ.