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October 21, 2018

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- Peak Medical held its Grand Re-Opening event on Saturday. While the expanded facility has been open for business throughout, Saturday was the official celebration. Residents of the township and surrounding communities stopped in and took tours of the facility which has ...

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BELMAR, NJ —It’s about to get a bit spooky at the Belmar Public Library — just in time for Halloween. And the suspense will break out when you would least expect it: At 10 a.m. on Saturday, October 27. That’s when 17-year-old Karuna Savoie will be featured during “Breakfast with the Author” to ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – Jack Sullivan, the athletic director of County College of Morris (CCM), recently received the Region XIX Ron Case Athletic Director of the Year Award at the Region XIX Fall Meeting held at the Mount Airy Resort in Mount Pocono, PA.  This prestigious award is presented annually to a ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - 'Battle of the Sexes', the 2017 Billie Jean King biographical film that dramatizes the events leading up to the September 1973 tennis match between King and Bobby Riggs, will be shown as part of Union County's inaugural 'LGBTQ History Month‘ on October 23, beginning at 6:30 p.m., at ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Incumbent Millburn Township Committeewoman Jodi Rosenberg and challenger Tara Prupis squared off at the Millburn Education Center in their first public forum appearance together. The Thursday evening discussion, hosted by The Short Hills Association, was divided into several ...

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FAR HILLS, NJ - A field tucked away in a small suburban neighborhood in New Jersey might be the last place outsiders would expect to find one of the most prestigious steeplechase events. But for the 40,000 attendees – many of whom attend year after year – the Far Hills Race Meeting is no secret; ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Junior Goalkeeper Corey Katzenberger fought off very tough shots on Saturday night as his team faced Delbarton in the Morris County Finals.  It wasn't enough, however, as the Parsippany Hills Boys Soccer team fell 1-0 giving Delbarton their second straight Championship ...

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MADISON, NJ – A 27-point second-half spurt downed the Madison High School football team in a 27-13 loss to Hanover Park on Friday night. The Dodgers led 13-0 at halftime thanks to a pair of touchdown passes by quarterback Jack O’Hearen to Vincent Costa and Matt Mulcahy. Hanover Park found a ...

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CLARK, NJ — As time began ticking away in regulation Saturday, Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s student-fan section, Raider Nation, started eagerly lining at the fence. With the Raiders less than two minutes away from a 1-0 win over archival Westfield in the Union County Tournament (UCT) semifinal, fans ...

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SPARTA, NJ — Sparta High School freshman Shannon Huhn will be receiving the State Certificate of Excellence from the Royal Conservatory of Music in January. This past spring Huhn participated in the Royal Conservatory of Music examinations in the spring. Huhn was high scorer at Lineblad School ...

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CLARK, NJ — Although the Union County Tournament (UCT) semifinal between Scotch Plains-Fanwood and Union was as wild and hectic as a soccer game can get, it couldn’t have ended more smoothly for the Raiders.  It was not a pretty affair for either side, but it all that matters for the Raiders is ...

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FAR HILLS, NJ - A field tucked away in a small suburban neighborhood in New Jersey might be the last place outsiders would expect to find one of the most prestigious steeplechase events. But for the 40,000 attendees – many of whom attend year after year – the Far Hills Race Meeting is no secret; ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - In a game that featured two offenses that averaged over 30 points per game, it certainly was reasonable to expect a lot of offense in Friday night’s tilt between the Montville football team and Sparta. Both teams showed off their offensive abilities throughout, but ultimately it ...

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MADISON, NJ - Congratulations to the Madison Area YMCA’s 17th Annual Charity Bocce Invitational Tournament champions, The Aristocrats. Hosted by the Forum Club and the Toto family, the Bocce Invitational raised more than $32,000 for health and wellness programs such as LIVESTRONG at the YMCA for ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ - Mayor Al Smith and Tom Strowe, Project Coordinator for Redevelopment, spoke to members of the Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School Chapter of Junior State of America (JSA) about downtown redevelopment on October 18. JSA is a national organization that was founded in ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ – The Parsippany Hills High School football team saw its winning streak come to an end Friday night following a 55-14 loss to an undefeated West Essex squad. The Vikings (5-3) had not lost since Sept. 7 and was on a five-game winning streak, but West Essex, which won a sectional ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Riding a four medal-winning performance from sophomore Catherine Singow, the Summit High School Gymnastics Team finished in fourth place in the Union County Tournament at Cranford High School. The host school, for the fourth year in a row, took top spot, followed by Westfield, and ...

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FANWOOD, NJ --  Fanwood celebrated the 10 year anniversary of First Children’s School at its recent Council meeting. School Principal Kathy Gorski and owner Matt Hess accepted a proclamation celebrating the school’s 10th anniversary in the Borough. First Children’s offers education for kids ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- The Borough of Fanwood celebrated the 20th Anniversary of Fanwood Cultural Arts Poetry Series this week. Fanwood poet laureate Adele Kenny and Cultural Arts Poetry Director Tom Plante received a proclamation celebrating the program’s two decades. The Fanwood Poetry Series has ...

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FAR HILLS, N.J. — When Caldbeck, won the Far Hills Races’ $50,000 Gladstone Stakes for three-year-old he made history. It was not because he won by 11 1/2-length victory but because he was the first time spectators could cash wining pari-mutuel tickets on any race. Caldbeck paid his backers ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - It's official: The Roxbury Marching Gaels are undefeated in the 2018 season.' The Marching Gaels recently took first place at the Ridge Marching Madness Competition at Ridge High School -in Group 4 Open - with a score of 90.25. They also won caption awards for best music, best ...

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The pantry is full of fall favorites like squash, onions, and potatoes, but busy schedules may have you finding a few things growing in the back of your cupboard. With little effort and a pinch of creativity, you can grow these into a very imaginative indoor garden.   Kids and adults love to ...

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FAR HILLS, N.J. — When Caldbeck, won the Far Hills Races’ $50,000 Gladstone Stakes for three-year-old he made history. It was not because he won by 11 1/2-length victory but because he was the first time spectators could cash wining pari-mutuel tickets on any race. Caldbeck paid his backers ...

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CAMDEN, NJ— A new business school building is in the works at Rutgers-University Camden. “It is quite feasible for us to have a business school building in the next several years," University Chancellor Phoebe Haddon said at the Rutgers Board of Governors meeting on Thursday.  “Most ...

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PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College, No. 1 in New Jersey for associate degree graduates, will host an open house for prospective students and their families Thursday, Nov. 1 from 3 to 7 p.m. at its main campus at 400 Paramus Road. To RSVP, visit bergen.edu/openhouse or email ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- No ghosts showed up, but a variety of superheroes, a puppy, soldier, princesses and even a unicorn dropped by Autumn Lake Healthcare at Berkeley Heights on Saturday afternoon.  The occasion was a Community Costume Halloween Gathering for local children. Since it was ...

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UNION, NJ – Union police and firefighters responded to an overturned car on Route 22 early Sunday morning. According to Union Fire Chief Mike Scanio, a car rolled over in the vicinity of 2650 Route 22 east, near the Applebee’s entrance at about 3:00 a.m. The driver was out of the car when ...

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OCEAN GROVE, NJ — Mary's Place by the Sea, a respite home for women undergoing cancer treatment, has partnered with Belmar-based Playa Bowls for a fundraiser in observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. During October, Playa Bowls customers can support Mary's Place by ordering the "Playa Pink ...

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RARITAN, NJ - The Raritan Police Department, in conjunction with the DEA, is hosting Operation Take Back New Jersey Oct. 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Residents are invited to bring their unused, unwanted and expired medications to the Raritan Police Department, at 20 First Street, for ...

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KATONAH, N.Y. – How would you feel if your son or daughter married someone from the opposite political party? The answer to this question reveals much about the political discord that exists today in our country, said Ryan Clancy, chief strategist for No Labels, a national political organization ...

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