Event at Mahwah Library- Using Newspapers to Document Mahwah’s History

This event will take place at the Mahwah Public Library. 100 Ridge Rd Mahwah, NJ 07430. It begins at 7:00 PM.

Dr. Cathy Moran Hajo and members of the Mahwah Newspaper Project will talk about their grant funded project digitizing newspaper clippings held by the Mahwah Museum. Dr. Moran Hajo will discuss stories historians can find in the news, providing examples, and demonstrate how to use them. Project participants will discuss interesting clippings and stories uncovered through the project. She will also discuss volunteer opportunities in this ongoing project– transcribing clippings, scanning and entering clippings and reviewing work.  This program is free.  No registration is necessary.  Seats are on a “first come” basis.