Thank You for Voting

November 28, 2020

To the Residents of New Providence,

This was truly an unprecedented election season, but our fellow New Providence residents did not miss a beat.  A record number 78% of New Providence registered voters turned in their ballots -  a truly amazing voter turnout!

That being said, we are honored and humbled to have been elected to the New Providence Borough Council.   It was a ...

Union County Freeholders Remind Residents of Free Mobile App to Connect Residents with Recycling Information

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders urges residents to download Recycle Coach to get reminded of their curbside recycling schedule, learn about upcoming county recycling events, get advised of any changes or interruptions to service and learn the best ways to recycle.  The free app is designed to help make recycling and solid waste information more accessible to County residents and ...

Union County’s New #SmashItDontTrashIt Campaign Makes New Green Energy from Old Halloween Pumpkins

Union County residents can put their Jack o’ Lanterns to good use after Halloween by participating in Union County’s new Pumpkin Recycling Program. The pumpkins will be collected by Union County and other local governments and brought to an organic waste recycler in Elizabeth, where they will be transformed into green energy.

“The Pumpkin Recycling Program is an easy, ...

New Jersey Date Night: Flavors of South America

November 30, 2020

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Now that we have Thanksgiving under (or perhaps a little over) our belts, New Jerseyans have had their fill of turkey, dressing and pie. Sure it was delicious, but when the hunger pangs return for both a dinner and a date night, we want a flavorful experience that’s a bit different. 

It was great ...

Atlantic Health System opens Clark-North Pavilion, featuring multispecialty services and urgent care

December 1, 2020

CLARK, NJ  – Atlantic Health System recently opened the Clark-North Pavilion, a new multispecialty center that will provide important outpatient services, including urgent care, easily accessible to residents of Clark and southern Union County.

Located on Central Avenue, the Clark-North Pavilion was created in 28,000-square feet of space renovated to bring together high ...

Union County COVID-19 Emergency Drive-Up and Walk-Up Food Distribution, December 5

Produce will be distributed on a first come-first served basis.

Union County will hold an emergency drive-up and walk-up food distribution for Union County residents to aid those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic on Saturday, December 5th, beginning at 9:00 a.m. at Warinanco Park, located in Roselle. The distribution will take place at the Skating Rink located within the park and ...

Union County Freeholders Present "The Grinch" on December 11, in Scotch Plains

Pre-registration is required for this event and it is open to Union County residents only.

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce the latest in their series of free Drive-up movies, “The Grinch,” at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, December 11th, at the Union County Vocational-Technical Schools campus, 1776 Raritan Road in Scotch Plains.

“The Freeholder ...

Revisiting the Role of a Heathy Routine During the Pandemic

November 29, 2020

NEW JERSEY - The COVID-19 pandemic has led us on an unprecedented and unpredictable path. Since its start, there has been extraordinary amounts of uncertainty contributing to stress. There have been increased reports of depression and anxiety among individuals as compared to previous years and some individuals report feeling a sense of loss of control in their lives. At the crossroads ...

Community Conversations: How To Win By Quitting Smoking

On the latest Community Conversation from Atlantic Health System, Dr. Stanley Fiel, Regional Chairman of Medicine, Atlantic Health System, explains why this year’s smoking cessation efforts are more important than ever.

 

Community Conversations: Healthy Holiday Decisions

The seasons of gratitude and giving can also come with some real dietary challenges. On this Community Conversation, Dr. Elkin Nunez, director of endocrinology at Atlantic Health System's Morristown Medical Center, will share some important tips to help those with diabetes make healthy holiday decisions.

 

Upcoming Events

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Wed, December 2, 10:00 AM

Elizabeth

CASA of Union County Information Session

Giving Back

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Sun, December 6, 9:00 AM

Renaissance Church, Springfield

Single & Parenting Support Group

Health & Wellness Religions And Spirituality

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Mon, December 7, 12:00 PM

Providence Health and Fitness, New Providence

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Thu, December 10, 6:00 PM

Elizabeth

CASA of Union County Information Session

Giving Back

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Sun, December 13, 9:00 AM

Renaissance Church, Springfield

Single & Parenting Support Group

Health & Wellness Religions And Spirituality

Sun, December 13, 2:00 PM

New Providence

Multi-Faith Race Unity Devotional

Religions And Spirituality

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Mon, December 14, 12:00 PM

Providence Health and Fitness, New Providence

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Health & Wellness

Holiday Conversations

‘Tis the season to deck the halls, light the menorah and help provide peace on earth (or at least to your families) with a well-constructed financial and estate plan! With everyone gathered together for the holiday season, the most wonderful time of year is also the best time to have critical financial discussions.

From financial inventory essentials to estate planning considerations to ...