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Sun, October 28


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 ...

Multiple Locations Westfield, NJ true

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

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
Dance & Performing Arts
Special Needs Classes & more!

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

79 Maple Street Summit, NJ 07901

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

Fri, November 2, 11:00 AM

The Connection, Summit

Ayurvedic Cooking

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 11/02/2018 11:00am 11/02/2018 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

Fri, November 2, 8:00 PM

Hilton Short Hills, Short Hills

7th Annual Laugh Out Loud Charity Auction & ...

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink Giving Back Health & Wellness Other Travel

Add to My Calendar 11/02/2018 8:00pm 11/02/2018 11:00pm America/New_York 7th Annual Laugh Out Loud Charity Auction & Comedy Night

The Summit Area YMCA will be hosting its Annual Laugh Out Loud (LOL) Charity Auction and Comedy Night at The Hilton Short Hills, a fundraising event featuring all-star comedians Adam Sank, a Summit native, Veronica Mosey and Sergio Chicon on the evening of November 2.

Auction items range from vacation trips to Napa Valley for exclusive Wine Tastings, Yankee Stadium Behind-The-Scenes tours, an ...

41 John F Kennedy Pkwy Short Hills, NJ 07078

Sat, November 3, 2:30 PM

The Connection, Summit

Recreational Swim

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 11/03/2018 2:30pm 11/03/2018 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

Sat, November 3, 3:00 PM

Robert Schonhorn Arts Center at Matheny, Peapack

Full Circle 2018 | Then & Now

Arts & Entertainment Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 11/03/2018 3:00pm 11/03/2018 6:00pm America/New_York Full Circle 2018 | Then & Now

Full Circle is a multi-disciplinary fine arts showcase featuring original work created by the Arts Access artists. We are proud to celebrate and share their exceptional creations in painting, digital art & sculpture, dance, drama and creative writing. This year, we will celebrate 25th year of the Arts Access Program. Full Circle features visual art gallery exhibition, and the stage showcasing ...

65 Highland Avenue Peapack, NJ 07977
Haydn Mass in Time of War

Sat, November 3, 5:00 PM

Cresent Avenue Presbyterian Church, Plainfield

Haydn Mass in Time of War

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 11/03/2018 5:00pm 11/03/2018 7:00pm America/New_York Haydn Mass in Time of War

The Crescent Choral Society of Crescent Concerts performs Haydn’s Mass in Time of War on Saturday, November 3 at 5:00pm in the Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church, Plainfield. Joining the Society in the performance will be the Westfield High School Chorale and members of the New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra. This unique tripartite collaboration will be under the direction of Dr.

716 Watchung Avenue Plainfield, NJ 07060

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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 ...