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Sat, February 2, 11:00 AM

Meadowbrook Country Day Camp, Long Valley

Fun Open House Event to be Held at Meadowbrook ...

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Add to My Calendar 02/02/2019 11:00am 02/02/2019 3:00pm America/New_York Fun Open House Event to be Held at Meadowbrook Country Day Camp

Long Valley, NJ – Meadowbrook Country Day Camp is inviting all prospective camp families to attend an Open House, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., on Saturday, February 2nd, at the camp, which is located at 73 East Valley Brook Road, in Long Valley, NJ. To attend, please call 908-876-3429​ or send an email to mason@meadowbrookdaycamp.com.

All prospective families will be welcomed via an ...

73 East Valley Brook Road Long Valley, NJ 07853
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Tue, February 5, 7:00 PM

Cranford Community Center, Cranford

Author Visit - Lockey Maisonneuve

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Add to My Calendar 02/05/2019 7:00pm 02/05/2019 9:00pm America/New_York Author Visit - Lockey Maisonneuve

Cranford author Lockey Maisonneuve will visit the Cranford Community Center to discuss her memoir, A Girl Raised by Wolves, which documents her harrowing story from childhood to the present day. This program has been made possible by the Cranford Public Library.

Lockey Maisonneuve is a survivor. As a child, she lived with neglectful, alcoholic parents, and was sold into childhood prostitution ...

220 Walnut Ave. Cranford, NJ 07016

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Ryan Patrick Faella Foundation 5K Raises Thousands to Combat Substance Abuse

October 13, 2019

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Since 2001, the Ryan Patrick Faella Foundation has raised more than $125,000 for scholarships and youth activities.

The foundation, which “facilitate[s] resources to support and enhance academic, athletic, [and] altruistic opportunities for young people” according to its website, was founded in memory of Ryan Patrick Faella, who died in 2000 when he was ...

Man Accused of Bringing Gun, Ammo to School in Westfield Rejects Plea Deal

ELIZABETH, NJ — The Delaware man accused of bringing a handgun and hollow point bullets to an elementary school in Westfield rejected the offer of a plea deal Thursday.

Handcuffed and standing in a tan jumpsuit at Superior Court in Elizabeth, Thomas J. Wilkie, 46, listened to the prosecution outline its case against him following his June arrest in the parking lot of Tamaques Elementary ...

Union County Working to Address Five-Year Backlog of Rape Kits

ELIZABETH, NJ – The Union County Prosecutor’s Office is requesting funding to purchase new laboratory equipment, which the office would use to address a five-year backlog of rape kits.

“We’re addressing a five-year backlog that the state has mandated, but we were ahead of the mandate,” said the county’s Acting Prosecutor Lyndsay Ruotolo. “A backlog of ...

The Inverted Yield Curve – What Does It Mean to Me?

Investors who follow the markets have seen headlines in recent weeks about something called the “inverted yield curve.” For those less familiar with the phenomenon, an inverted yield curve is essentially a point on a chart where short-term investments in U.S. Treasury bonds pay more than long-term ones. And when it occurs, it’s generally regarded as a warning sign for the ...

Financial Wisdom for College Students

Is your son or daughter headed to or in college? If the answer is yes, it’s an exciting moment in your child’s life. But, financially, it can also be a paralyzing time if they do not have a principled approach for managing money. Out on their own for the first time, your child has an opportunity to sharpen their financial skills for the future, but they are vulnerable to ...

Union County, Overlook Medical Center to host Women's Health Fair in Union

Atlantic Health System's Overlook Medical Center has partnered with the Union County Office on Women for a Women’s Health Fair on Oct 23 near Kean University in Union. The event will include health screenings and an educational fair from 8:00am to 11:00am, with a panel discussion by seven prominent women physicians who will discuss a variety of women's health topics from 9:00am ...

Atlantic Health System Hosts Annual “Celebrating Service” Event for Team Members

When Charles Carlisle, Jr. began working at Atlantic Health System, gas was $.35 a gallon, the minimum wage was $1.60, and “Sesame Street” made its debut on PBS. It was 1969. This October, Charles, a sterile processing technician at Overlook Medical Center, is celebrating his 50th year with the award-winning health care system.

“When I first joined, I didn’t realize I ...

The Glass You Choose Could Make That Wine Taste so Fine

October 9, 2019

The wine was very fine, but it was the glasses from which patrons sipped that were the main show at Ventanas in Fort Lee recently.

About 100 diners swirled, sniffed and sipped wines for about an hour while learning which wine glasses are best for what varieties and why.

“The rim diameter actually focuses the flow of the wine on your palate,” said Julio Ruix, regional sales ...

Candidate Statement: New Solutions for Flooding in Cranford

October 10, 2019

We are disappointed that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to stop the flood control planning process that began in 1999 and has yet to make any meaningful progress. We support every effort to appeal this decision in order to improve flood control in the Rahway River Basin. At the same time, Brian Andrews and Kathleen Miller Prunty propose new strategies at the local, regional, state, and ...

Candidate Statement: Brett Dreyer For Cranford Board of Education

My name is Brett Dreyer and I am seeking election to the Cranford Board of Education (BOE).  As a 4th generation Cranford resident and parent of two children in Cranford schools (3rd and 6th grade), I welcome the opportunity to give back to the town and school district. 

I will bring to the BOE over 23 years of public administration experience as a manager with the federal ...

Candidate Statement: Our Plan to Reduce Speeding in Cranford

Going door-to-door over the past six months, Kathleen Miller Prunty and I have heard a number of concerns about speeding. Too often in town, drivers disregard posted speed limits, fail to stop for pedestrians at crosswalks, or try to drive around cars that are stopped for pedestrians. Apps like Waze can bring even more drivers through town who don’t know the streets or where children are ...

Mark Your Calendar for Open House at Saint Joseph High School - Metuchen on Oct. 20

October 12, 2019

METUCHEN, NJ - Have you thought about a private school education for your son?  Then it is time to take a tour and get a look into the day-to-day activities of students at the Saint Joseph High School Open House in Metuchen, New Jersey, on Sunday, October 20, 2019 from 11:30 a.m.- 2 p.m. 

Meet the students, faculty, parents and administrators that make up the Saint ...

Westfield Area YMCA And UnitedHealthcare To Kick Off Free 7th Grade Initiative

The Westfield Area YMCA will hold a kickoff event for this school year’s 7th Grade Initiative on Thursday, Oct. 10 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Main Y Facility located at 220 Clark Street in Westfield. Seventh graders and their families are invited to learn about the free program and enjoy the interactive sport wall, climbing wall and fitness testing.

In partnership with ...

Letter: Come Together to Prevent Needless Deaths on the Streets

October 11, 2019

It sometimes takes a bit of time for the gravity of your true emotions to hit you, as you realize that something you have experienced is, in fact, not OK. While talking to a group about the fifth annual Taste of Operation Warm Heart, a fundraiser for the Elizabeth Coalition to House the Homeless’s emergency winter sheltering program, I was able to talk about the perils of living on the ...