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                                Dr. Nick Molinaro
                               February 22, 2020
                               2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

                                      The Town Book Store will be hosting an Author Meet & Greet for Cranford resident Nick Molinaro on Saturday,
                                      February 22nd from 2:00-4:00 PM. He will be talking about and signing copies of his book, Beyond the
                                      Scoreboard. With 70% of youths leaving organized sports by the age of thirteen, losing out on the physical, social,
                                      and emotional benefits derived from athletic participation, it's time we get serious about our approach to parenting,
                                      coaching and leading them through an active and physically engaged life. From what to say after a big loss to help a
                                      young athlete maintain their passion to how to really achieve a growth-mindset lifestyle, this new book Beyond the
                                      Scoreboard does just that. Dr. Nick Molinaro, licensed psychologist with a specialty in performance and sport
                                      psychology, decodes how an athlete’s environment can either positively impact their mental game or contribute to burnout, resentment, and even physical injury. Informed by Dr. Nick’s 35 years of experience working with everyone from Olympic Gold medalists to X-Gamers to PGA Tour participants, Beyond the Scoreboard, co-authored by Celeste Romano, works as the definitive playbook for parents, coaches and athletes seeking ways to deal with pressure, expectations, overcoming failure, and achieving success while still enjoying sports.

Dr. Nick Molinaro has worked in the arena of performance psychology for over 30 years. His client list ranges from Olympic Gold and Silver medalists on the US Gymnastics and Ski teams, PGA and LPGA Tours competitors, NASCAR drivers, NBA and NFL players, all the way to middle-school aged children taking part in intramural sports.

If you are unable to attend this event, feel free to call The Town Book Store at (908) 233-3535 to reserve an autographed copy of Beyond the Scoreboard.




                                           Fred Rossi
                                           March 21, 2020
                                           2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

                                          The Town Book Store will be hosting an Author Meet & Greet for Cranford Fred Rossi on Saturday March 21st
                                          from 2:00-4:00 PM. His book, Jersey Stories is a collection of lesser-known stories about interesting people and
                                          unusual events from the Garden State’s history.

                                          Dating back to the American Revolution and the story of the arrest of the Royal Governor for treason, the book 
                                          also includes stories about Charles Addams’ boyhood years in Westfield, as well as, the silk worker from Paterson who changed the course of Italy’s history, the legend of the poisonous tomato from Salem County, the Paterson man who was almost President, the African-American man from Perth Amboy who cast a very historic vote 150 years ago and Albert Einstein’s years living in Princeton. Jersey Stories is 19 chapters of heavily-researched, detailed stories you won’t find anywhere else.

Fred T. Rossi has been a writer and journalist for more than 30 years, and has been a writer for The Westfield Leader and The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Times since 1998. He has always been interested in history and trivia, especially pertaining to New Jersey, and is also an amateur photographer and an avid traveler.

If you are unable to attend this event, feel free to call The Town Book Store at (908) 233-3535 to reserve an autographed copy of Jersey Stories.

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