NP Republicans Too Busy to Debate

September 15, 2021

On September 13, 2021, the League of Women Voters of Berkeley Heights, New Providence and Summit informed the Swanson for Council campaign that the Republican Council candidates refused to participate in their sponsored “Candidates Forum,” citing an “e-mail from Alex Kogan, the New Providence Republican Party Chair, who informed the League that the two Republican Party Borough ...

Peapack Private Wealth Webinar to Discuss the Market's 2021 Stretch Run, Sept. 23

September 21, 2021

Join us for a live webinar on Thursday, September 23, at 11 a.m. ET.

2021: The Home Stretch! What Lies Ahead for the Markets? - Peapack Private Wealth Management's David Dietze and Donna St.Amant will discuss the outlook for the markets for the balance of the year, analyzing how COVID, the Federal Reserve, the infrastructure package and corporate earnings may all impact stocks and ...

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, and the Union County Board of Chosen Commissioners is helping to raise awareness about the importance of early detection for women who may be at risk. According to the American Cancer Society, more than 21,000 women in the United States will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer this year alone.

Ovarian cancer is the fifth leading cause of cancer death ...

Free Guided Nature Walks for Seniors Return, at Trailside Nature and Science Center

The Union County Board of Commissioners welcomes back seniors age 55 and up to participate in a series of free guided walks at Trailside Nature and Science Center in Mountainside this fall.

Located at 452 New Providence Road in Mountainside, the series will take place every Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., beginning October 8.

“These guided walks offer an excellent opportunity ...

Come on Down: Markets Look to See if the Price Is Right

Prices for seemingly everything have been on the rise, from consumer goods to commodities to houses to stocks. Last week's release of the latest Consumer Price Index (CPI) report showed that inflation may be simmering from a boil. Meanwhile, the stock market has paused to catch its breath as well. Does this signal a new direction for prices? Here's our take:

Source: Bloomberg, ...

Are You Ready for the Great New Jersey Bag Ban?

On May 4, 2022, shoppers in Union County and throughout New Jersey will be in for a shock when they go to check out their groceries at the supermarket. Not a single-use paper or plastic shopping bag will be in sight.

It’s all part of a new state law aimed at cutting down on waste, litter and pollution. Plastic bags get most of the blame, but single-use paper bags are also notorious for ...

Ida Causes Yet Another Shift in the Local Real Estate Market

September 13, 2021

The remnants of Hurricane/Tropical Storm Ida brought devastating flooding and significantly damaged many homes in the area with localized damage to others. A non-material impact of Ida is that it has caused yet another shift in the already complex real estate market. I have already seen first hand each of the below impacts across my current portfolio of real estate ...

Morristown Medical Center Surgeons 1st in U.S. to Use Minimally Invasive Vertebral Body Tethering (VBT) With Advanced Imaging for Flexible Scoliosis Correction

Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center fellowship-trained scoliosis surgeon Jason E. Lowenstein, MD, leads the only surgical team in New Jersey to use a new, FDA-approved tethering system for minimally invasive scoliosis surgery that provides for flexible spinal deformity correction and faster healing. The team is also the first in the nation to use a new type of portable CT ...

Upcoming Events

Sat, September 25, 9:00 AM

Green Village Fire Department, Green Village

Indoor Flea Market

Home & Garden

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Sat, September 25, 9:00 AM

New Providence Presbyterian Church parking lot, New Providence

Diaper Drive Collection Event: Help NJ Families ...

Giving Back

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Sat, September 25, 11:00 AM

Providence Health and Fitness, New Providence

Providence Health and Fitness Celebrates ...

Health & Wellness

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Sat, September 25, 7:00 PM

Summit

An Evening in The City of Art

Arts & Entertainment

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Thu, September 30, 8:00 PM

Oakes Center , Summit

Portrait of the Widow Kinski by Sara Jean ...

Arts & Entertainment

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Fri, October 1, 8:00 PM

Oakes Center , Summit

Portrait of the Widow Kinski by Sara Jean ...

Arts & Entertainment

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Sat, October 2, 8:00 PM

Oakes Center , Summit

Portrait of the Widow Kinski by Sara Jean ...

Arts & Entertainment

After Being Evacuated From Flooded Apartment, St. Hubert's Reunites Woman and Her Dogs

September 11, 2021

MADISON, NJ — As the remnants of Tropical Storm Ida swept through New Jersey, St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center came to the aid of people and pets in need throughout the state.

St. Hubert’s received a panicked call on Sept. 2, from a woman named Indy who was being evacuated from her flooded apartment in South Bound Brook. Floodwater outside her apartment complex ...