New Providence Notables

June 3, 2022

The New Providence Borough Council and Assemblywoman Michele Matsikoudis warmly welcomed the New Jersey Veterans Association to New Providence on Memorial Day at the American Legion Post 433. Pictured left to right are Councilman Matt Cumiskey, Councilwoman Lisa McKnight, Mayor Al Morgan, President ...

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The New Providence Police Department hosted P.A.C.T. Community Day on Saturday, April 30th at the New Providence Municipal Building. The community event included Operation Take Back (receiving any unused or expired medications), Car Seat Installations, Police Trading Card Signing, Blue Angel/Blue ...

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Mee Lane Pedestrian Bridge and Douglas Street Pedestrian Bridge are officially OPEN! A special ribbon cutting was held to commemorate the occasion. Mayor and Council are pushing hard to have the Commerce Street Bridge installed soon. The three pedestrian bridges were washed out and very badly ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence Lions Club presented a huge thank you to the Lantern Hill Senior Living Community for their sponsorship and participation in the 2021 Frank A Pizzi, Jr. Annual Memorial Golf Outing. Pictured Left to Right: Dave Marr, Valerie Marr, Bill Bradford, Dick ...

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American Legion Post 433 of New Providence held their annual Flag Retirement Ceremony Monday in front of the American Legion Hall. The flag is a symbol of bravery and dedication shared by people who are destined to lead the world. Flag Day honors the national symbol in the manner prescribed by ...

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The New Providence High School PTSA held a Community Bag Collection on Saturday at the high school as part of the Trex plastics recycling program.  The Trex plastics recycling program is a community-wide effort to keep plastics out of the landfills. Back in 2019, the school's effort was awarded ...

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SOUTH CHINA SEA -- U.S. Navy Ensign Lucia Donnelly, from New Providence, N.J., mans a console in the pilot house of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Russell (DDG 59). Russell, part of the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group, is on a scheduled deployment to the ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - In the spirit of Thanksgiving, New Providence Girl Scout troop #45149 came together to donate 160 sandwiches, 10 bags of Thanksgiving groceries and 6 bags of winter coats to St. Joseph's Social Center in Elizabeth. The third graders worked in groups to make the sandwiches. It ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence Lions Club held its First Cornhole Tournament Fund Raiser. The tournament was held at the William Paca Club on Thursday November 14th with a full house of players. _______________________________________ Since 1917, local Lions clubs have offered people ...

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Scouts from two New Providence based Boy Scout troops spent last week in Sabattis Adventure Camp in the Adirondak mountains near Long Lake, NY.  Each troop was assigned their own site on the scout reservation but met up on a few occasions to share the fun.  Sabattis ia a "patrol method" camp where ...

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New Providence was officially welcomed to Walt Disney World where the New Providence High School Pride & Class Marching Band was invited to perform. 

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You may have noticed something a little different about many of the Department's Officers.... Throughout November, Officers participated in "No Shave November" to bring awareness to men's health issues. Each Officer who participated donated money in a pot which will be donated to a charity.

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Recently, two candidates of different parties showed that some causes are too important for party lines. On US Voter Registration Day, Sharing Network reminded the public, by posting on their Facebook page, there are some things we can all agree on. Elizabeth Stamler, Democratic candidate for ...

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Friends and family gather at the Italian Club in Scotch Plains to celebrate the retirement of Lt. Justine Kennedy on Saturday, September 29th.  “Thank you Lt. Justine Kennedy for your many years of dedicated service to our community. New Providence will miss you. We wish you happiness on your ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - A surprise for Mayor Al Morgan at Monday evening’s council meeting. Monday, September 24, 2018, marked the Mayor’s 64th birthday. Friends and family arrived quietly and slipped into the council meeting to wish the mayor a very happy birthday. He was surprised and a little ...

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Elefante Music and Performing Arts held an Open House on Saturday, Sept. 8 that entertained all with Demo Classes and Musical Theater Sing Alongs. Guest enjoyed the Carnival atmosphere under the grand outdoor tent with Simon the Magician, prizes and treats.   Mayor Al Morgan pictured with ...

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New Providence High School Pioneer Football program held a fundraiser at the Paca Club in New Providence. Mayor Al Morgan, born and raised in New Providence, is a lifelong Pioneer and a New Providence High School Football team supporter and fan.  “Looking forward to a very successful season! GO ...

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Mayor Al Morgan with Paca Club President Armand Galluccio don the green at the annual St. Patrick's Day Extravaganza on Saturday night at the Paca Club in New Providence. The William Paca Club is a social and civic club, originally formed during the Great Depression by a group of residents of ...

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The New Providence Office of Emergency Management opened its shelter at 5:30 PM on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, their first guest being a stranded motorist.  The storm left ¾ of New Providence without power. The shelter cared for over 325 people over the course of 6 days.  The Shelter provided, ...

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“We thank the Sharing Network of New Providence and my friend, Pete Desarno, for the tour of the Sharing Network facility. The Lions Clubs of New Providence and North Plainfield enjoyed the educational experience immensely. We thank the Sharing Network for their life saving efforts, educational ...

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The owners of Raw Made Delicious at Strawberry Fields recently held a fundraiser for the New Providence High School Marching Band. Former band parents themselves, owners Ashima Abrol and Sunil Abrol wanted to show their support for the marching band program. Receiving the proceeds from the ...

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Union County Freeholders Christopher Hudak and Angel G. Estrada present a resolution to Michele Dabal, Sue Quiroga and Elizabeth Stamler of NJ Sharing Network recognizing April as National Donate Life Month in Union County. NJ Sharing Network, based in New Providence, is the non-profit organization ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Five New Providence wrestlers earned first team Union County Mountain Conference honors and two earned honorable mention for their accomplishments in the 2016-17 season. First team wrestlers include seniors Andrew Joachim (195 lbs), Doug Chacon (182 lbs), Chris Reynolds (160 ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Girl Scouts from Allen Wood Roberts fourth grade Girl Scout Troop 40140 researched famous women and inspirational quotes to create centerpieces for the upcoming New Providence Diversity Committee Ladies Tea celebrating Women's History Month. Troop Leaders Maria Deluca and ...

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Lots of activity at Skin Deep Salon and Spa Friday evening as Salt Brook school girls prepared for a glamorous night of dancing at the Father/Daughter dance. Curls, undoes, braids and manicures were on tap, while moms enjoyed complimentary champagne and massages. A lovely evening for everyone!

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Historian and author, Bob Mayers spoke at the New Providence Historic Society fall meeting on October 20, at the DeCorso Center. Mayers spoke of the "common foot soldier' of the Continental Army who fought the War for Independence. He was also available to sign his newest book, Searching for ...

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