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KID FRIENDLY Happy Haunt at the Red Mill

Fri, October 26, 10:00 AM

The Red Mill Museum Village, Clinton

KID FRIENDLY Happy Haunt at the Red Mill

Arts & Entertainment Giving Back Other

Add to My Calendar 10/26/2018 10:00am 10/26/2018 11:00pm America/New_York KID FRIENDLY Happy Haunt at the Red Mill

A startle-free version of our Haunted Village just for kids!
Hay rides, face painting, treats and more! Tickets available at the door.

The Red Mill is non-profit. Have fun and support this historic gem.

56 Main St., Clinton, NJ Clinton, NJ 08833
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Fri, October 26, 11:00 AM

The Connection, Summit

Ayurvedic Cooking

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/26/2018 11:00am 10/26/2018 12:30pm America/New_York Ayurvedic Cooking

Friday, October 12, 19, 26 & Nov 2 from 11:00 – 12:30pm
4 part Series by Florence Swanstrom

Ayurveda (the “science of life”) is a five-thousand year-old system of healthcare. This practice teaches Food-as-Medicine and uses easy daily routines based on the rhythms of nature in order to
balance our unique mind-body “types.” Participants must register for all 4 ...

79 Maple Street Summit, NJ 07901
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Fri, October 26, 12:00 PM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

Friday Films @ ScotLib: Rebecca

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 10/26/2018 12:00pm 10/26/2018 2:00pm America/New_York Friday Films @ ScotLib: Rebecca

In October, the Scotch Plains Library's Friday Films at Noon will be based on novels from The Great American Read! How does the film compare to the book?

On Friday, October 26 at NOON, the library will be screening,​​

Rebecca (NR, 130 min).

A marriage is haunted by the aura of the husband’s dead first wife. Based on the novel by Daphne du Maurier. Starring Laurence Olivier, ...

1927 Bartle Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
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Sat, October 27

Westfield

AddamsFest: Westfield Celebrates Charles Addams

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/27/2018 12:00am 10/28/2018 12:00am America/New_York AddamsFest: Westfield Celebrates Charles Addams

UPDATE: The opening ceremony at 10:30 a.m., the Addams Family Fun Zone from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Chill on Quimby from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Charlie’s Ale Garden (now also known as Charlie’s Ale Hall) from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. will all be held at the Westfield Armory at 500 Rahway Avenue. The Howl-O-Ween Dog Costume Contest at 3 p.m. has been moved to Woofgang Bakery and Grooming at 218 ...

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Sat, October 27, 9:15 AM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

Practice ACT at the Scotch Plains Public Library

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 10/27/2018 9:15am 10/27/2018 12:45pm America/New_York Practice ACT at the Scotch Plains Public Library

​Above Grade Level of Union County will offer a free proctored ACT Practice Test at the Scotch Plains Public Library on Saturday, October 27 at 9:15 am. This test is being offered as a community service with no obligation or solicitation.

Advanced registration is required for this test and space is limited. Please contact Above Grade Level directly at 908-889-6396 or ...

1927 Bartle Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
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Sat, October 27, 10:00 AM

Long Hill Senior Center, Gillette

HTC Craft Fair

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Add to My Calendar 10/27/2018 10:00am 10/27/2018 4:00pm America/New_York HTC Craft Fair

HTC is sponsoring a CRAFT FAIR, Sat, Oct 27! There will be a wide variety of vendors from Pampered Chef to Hand Knitted items to Mary Kay to Steel Elegance Jewelry to Blue Star Pet Products to artisan soaps to toys to vinyl, glass and metal artwork and many more! Something for your every need!

The Hickory Tree Chorus, an award-winning chapter of Sweet Adelines International, performs ...

769 Valley Road Gillette, NJ 07933
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Sat, October 27, 2:30 PM

The Connection, Summit

Recreational Swim

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/27/2018 2:30pm 10/27/2018 3:30pm America/New_York Recreational Swim

The entire family can enjoy swimming in our pool with toys, noodles, balls and more. Non-swimmers and children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

Recreational Swim is free for Total Facility members or $20 family pass for non-members.

79 Maple Street Summit, NJ 07901
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Sat, October 27, 6:00 PM

New Providence

2nd Annual New Providence Carved Pumpkin Contest ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/27/2018 6:00pm 10/27/2018 7:30pm America/New_York 2nd Annual New Providence Carved Pumpkin Contest Held Rain or Shine

The 2nd Annual New Providence Carved Pumpkin Contest will be held rain or shine on Saturday, October 27 at Centennial Park. In case of bad weather, the contest will be moved indoors in the borough gymnasium. Halloween movies [Ghostbuster and Great Pumpkin] will be shown.

Coffee, Apple cider and popcorn will be served.

Winners will be selected by the New Providence PBA, New Providence ...

Centennial Park New Providence, NJ 07974
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Sat, October 27, 7:00 PM

Summit YMCA, Summit

Trunk or Treat Halloween Fun at the Summit YMCA

Arts & Entertainment Other

Add to My Calendar 10/27/2018 7:00pm 10/27/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Trunk or Treat Halloween Fun at the Summit YMCA

TRUNK OR TREAT HALLOWEEN FUN AT THE SUMMIT YMCA!

DATE: Saturday, October 27
TIME: 7:00 PM-9:00 PM
WHERE: Parking lot between the Summit YMCA & Summit Library, 67 Maple Street, Summit, NJ
COST: Free and open to the community

If you would like to decorate a car, please visit Decorate Your Car to register. Prizes will be awarded for the funniest, scariest and most creative cars!
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67 Maple Street Summit, NJ 07901
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Sat, October 27, 7:30 PM

Congregation Ohr Shalom, Summit

Classic Jazz in Four Hands Concert

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/27/2018 7:30pm 10/27/2018 10:00pm America/New_York Classic Jazz in Four Hands Concert

Stephanie Trick and Paolo Alderighi take the stage on October 27th at Congregation Ohr Shalom, 67 Kent Place Blvd, Summit, in a one-night-only performance open to the general public. Don’t miss a chance to buy tickets NOW: $36 at http://www.summitjcc.org/events-and-tickets ($45 at door). The evening starts with cocktails at 7:30 p.m., and the performance begins at 8:45 p.m.

67 Kent Place Blvd Summit, NJ 07901
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Sat, October 27, 8:00 PM

The Concert Hall at Drew University, Madison

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center: The ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/27/2018 8:00pm 10/27/2018 10:30pm America/New_York Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center: The Kreutzer Connection

Saturday, October 27, 2018, 8PM

Pre-concert conversation with CMS artists at 7:15 PM

The Kreutzer Connection

Like Tolstoy’s shocking novella, The Kreutzer Sonata, this thrilling, theatrical program turns on Beethoven’s violin sonata. Janáček’s quartet vividly captures Tolstoy’s action. One of Kreutzer’s own beguiling Caprices and other highly-charged ...

36 Madison Avenue Madison, NJ 07940
Steve Forbert in concert w/special guest Lisa Bouchelle

Sat, October 27, 8:00 PM

JCC of Central NJ, Scotch Plains

Steve Forbert in concert w/special guest Lisa ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/27/2018 8:00pm 10/27/2018 11:00pm America/New_York Steve Forbert in concert w/special guest Lisa Bouchelle

More than four decades have passed since Steve Forbert made his way to New York City from his Meridian, Mississippi birthplace in quest of a career in music. It was the most unlikely time and place for a folk singer to leap into the fray in a burgeoning scene where new wave and punk were emerging while he took the stage as the archetypal folkie, armed with just an acoustic guitar and sheaf of ...

1391 Martine Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
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Sun, October 28

Westfield

AddamsFest: Westfield Celebrates Charles Addams

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/28/2018 12:00am 10/29/2018 12:00am America/New_York AddamsFest: Westfield Celebrates Charles Addams

Born in Westfield, NJ in 1912, Charles Addams was one of America’s greatest cartoonists. His most well-known creation, The Addams Family, grew from an assortment of cartoons into a celebrated televisions series, a movie franchise, a Broadway musical, and, coming in 2019, a highly anticipated animated motion picture. Westfield’s AddamsFest celebrates this prolific talent and the ...

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Sun, October 28, 2:00 PM

Asian Indian Christian Church, Berkeley Heights

AICC Hosts Trunk or Treat in Berkeley Heights; ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/28/2018 2:00pm 10/28/2018 4:00pm America/New_York AICC Hosts Trunk or Treat in Berkeley Heights; Rescheduled to Sunday, October 28

172 Springfield Avenue Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
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Tue, October 30, 8:30 AM

The Connection, Summit

Late Fall Class Registration at The Connection

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/30/2018 8:30am 10/30/2018 10:00pm America/New_York Late Fall Class Registration at The Connection

Register for youth classes at The Connection October 30, 8:30am online or 9:30am in person.

Swim Lessons-starting at 6 months
Gymnastics & Jr. Warrior
STEAM
Dance & Performing Arts
Karate
Yoga
Special Needs Classes & more!

Late Fall Classes run November 12 - January 20. Click here to view class schedules.


79 Maple Street Summit, NJ 07901
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Wed, October 31, 12:00 PM

The Connection , Summit

Drop In & Play

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/31/2018 12:00pm 10/31/2018 1:00pm America/New_York Drop In & Play

Play time in The Connection’s big gym for infants – 5yrs. Must be accompanied by an adult. Space is limited. Passes available at the Front Desk for $7 per child. You do not need to be a Connection member.

79 Maple Street Summit, NJ 07901

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Allen Swanson Write-in for Borough Council

October 29, 2020

I am running for the NP Borough Council as a write-in candidate.  I had hoped when I announced this campaign that my opponents would participate in some exchange of ideas and proposals.  Unfortunately, that has not occurred.  

Those of you who have followed my statements, this is my sixth, know that I have made several proposals for change which address citizen ...

Allen Swanson for New Providence Council

I am running as a write-in candidate for Borough Council.  I am running because there are actions the Council should be addressing.  The reason I am a write-in candidate is it is not beneficial for candidates to run unopposed for an office.  Competition and exchange of ideas and proposals is essential for a thriving democracy.  All candidates should ...

Open Letter from Shane Connell, The Connell Company, to Berkeley Heights Community

October 27, 2020

Dear Berkeley Heights Residents and Business Owners,

For decades, The Connell Company has enjoyed being a committed partner to and active member of the Berkeley Heights community. 

From our annual support for the fire department, rescue squad, police department, schools, local events, including hosting the drive-in movie nights this year and with BH Cares to the Township’s recent ...

Leadership and commitment - Vote for Nadine Geoffroy and Lisa McKnight

When I think of great leaders in this town, two names immediately come to mind.  

They are Nadine Geoffroy and Lisa McKnight.

What can I say that you don’t already know?  I have known both of these women for many years. During that time I have come to respect and admire them both on a personal and professional basis.  They are the epitome of ...

Wildlife Wednesdays Programs For 2020

The Board of Chosen Freeholders is reminding residents that the popular, free “Wildlife Wednesdays” program will conclude its 2020 programming over the next 2 Wednesdays.

October 21st’s program “Reptiles and Gators” will feature an alligator and lizards, including a blue tongue skink and bearded dragon.  The October 28th’s Halloween-themed Insects and ...

Update: Union County Wildlife Wednesdays Program Moved to 6 PM

The Board of Chosen Freeholders wishes to remind residents that the popular “Wildlife Wednesdays” program will continue to run each Wednesday through the end of October, with a new starting time of 6:00 PM.

“Union County is striving to bring educational programs directly to our children that may not be accessible to everyone during these challenging times, and Wildlife ...

Hanging on by a Thread, Some NJ Restaurateurs Fear the Worst This Winter

October 27, 2020

NEW JERSEY — During the typical holiday season, hundreds of thousands of dollars flow through the Rail Yard Tavern in Fairlawn.

From Thanksgiving to New Years, hundreds bustle in and out of the restaurant every weekend. By this time, its 186 seats are reserved months in advance for Christmas parties, one of the most lucrative times of the year. 

But not this year.

“We ...

JCP&L Rate Settlement to Support Continued Investments to Enhance Service Reliability for Customers

October 29, 2020

Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), has received approval of a settlement in its base rate case from the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) that will help build on service reliability enhancements made by the utility in recent years and allow the company to recover costs incurred to restore power to customers following severe ...

NJ Human Services Announces $44.8 Million More in Additional Food Assistance

Many NJ SNAP Recipients Will Receive Enhanced Benefits;

November Payments Will Bring Supplemental Food Assistance Payments to Nearly $346M Since March

(TRENTON) –  Many New Jerseyans who receive food assistance through the state’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (NJ SNAP) will receive additional benefits in November to help address critical food needs related to ...

Webinar: Build a Successful Business - - Own a TAPinto Local News Site

Are you a community leader?  Do you want to be your own boss?  Do you want to create financial independence while leaving a lasting legacy?  

If so, owning a TAPinto local news site may be a good fit for you.  It's an affordable business opportunity with a low entry cost and high ROI.

Join us for an informational webinar about this exciting business ...

Senior Freeze Deadline Extended

October 23, 2020

We are very pleased that on October 22, 2020, the New Jersey Treasurer’s office extended the Senior Freeze filing deadline from November 2, 2020 to December 31, 2020.  This is a welcome development because many seniors were scrambling to meet the original date. 

Nevertheless, there is still a need for applications to be prepared as soon as possible.  The Treasurer’s ...

Community Conversations: The Road to Recovery

For some individuals who have COVID-19, recovering from the virus can take weeks or months of battling various symptoms. On this Community Conversation, Dr. Steven Sheris, SVP, Physician Enterprise, Atlantic Health System, shares how the Atlantic COVID Recovery Center helps patients on their journey to recovery.

 

Edwin Roman Passes Away at Age 26

October 19, 2020

SUMMIT, NJ - Edwin Roman, one of Summit's most familiar faces and beloved personalities, passed away October 18 at age 26. The circumstances of his passing have not been made public, and a GoFundMe site has been established to assist with funeral service expenses. The site has generated nearly $26,000 in the several hours since it has been posted.

The GoFundMe site's page ...

Navigating QCDs

With the holiday season in full swing, you may be considering how you want to make your charitable donations. If you’re an IRA owner, you may want to consider a qualified charitable distribution, or QCD. A QCD is a distribution from an IRA that goes directly to a qualifying charity.

Along with helping your favorite non-profit, QCD’s can also help reduce your tax bill since QCDs are ...

Determining Tax on Roth IRA Distributions

Roth IRA distributions are always tax-free… right? Not necessarily. There are certain circumstances where your Roth IRA distribution could be subject to income tax. Determining whether your withdrawal will be taxed depends on factors such as your age and the type of funds you’re withdrawing.

To learn more, click here to download “Determining Tax on Roth IRA Distributions in ...