Sign Up for E-News

Mountainside

Family-Friendly Chocolate Festival Coming to New Jersey Jan. 27

January 19, 2019

Attention chocoholics: The Chocolate Expo is coming to the Garden State Plaza in Paramaus, NJ, on Sunday, Jan. 27, from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m.

Now in its 11th year, organizers claim that it’s America’s largest chocolate festival.

Local, regional and international vendors at the expo will offer tastings and sales of gourmet chocolates, baked goods, ...

Upcoming Events

Carousel_image_8b81889dcae8b9564ad3_bd8dd4e32ce7962ccaaa_mini_magick20190111-9111-uo8aq3

Sun, January 20, 11:00 AM

My Little Party Place, Berkeley Heights

My Little Party Place: Celebrating 1st ...

Arts & Entertainment

Carousel_image_0f9ed434d68e79c93c53_fdffcde1e1c6b5e98a5b_griefsharev2_epaper_1920x1080

Sun, January 20, 1:00 PM

Renaissance Church, Ren Students Space, Summit

GriefShare Support Group

Health & Wellness Religions And Spirituality

Carousel_image_1348eab92e5db1777eb2_cafe_q_-_beth_hatkiva

Sun, January 20, 3:00 PM

Congregation Beth Hatikvah, Summit

Cafe Q

Other

Carousel_image_ad1788e42a5129ed7300_dscn5455

Mon, January 21, 9:30 AM

Main Y Gym, Westfield

Holiday Jump

Arts & Entertainment

Carousel_image_4a16539d0f8d8ab94bd3_panel

Wed, January 23, 11:30 AM

Echo lake Country Club, Westfield

GWACC 3rd Annual Legislative Panel

Business & Finance Government

Union County Adopt-a-Park Volunteers Unite for a Cleanup

January 20, 2019

An ambitious group of Union County Adopt-a-Park volunteers spent several hours clearing away a logjam in the Rahway River at Nomahegan Park in Cranford recently. Helped by a passer-by who loaned two kayaks to the effort, they bagged and removed trash and recyclables from the river and from the surrounding area, too.

“Our Adopt-a-Park volunteers do a wonderful job, and additional help is ...

Dr. King’s Shabbat Sermon in Springfield

January 20, 2019

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – A few days after his 34th birthday, a Baptist minister and the president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) was invited to deliver the Friday night Shabbat sermon to the Jewish congregation of Temple Sha’arey Shalom in Springfield, New Jersey.

The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a civil rights leader in the 1960’s, was the guest speaker ...

School's Out for Summer

Don’t you wish it was summer?  I love a good snowfall as much as anyone else but all these heavy sweaters and boots are making me wish for flip flops and swimming pools.  Luckily for me I have tons of opportunities to think about summer because (believe it or not) it’s time to plan for internships, jobs, and a whole variety of summer activities.  What’s on the ...

Federal Shutdown Hits and Hurts New Jersey

January 11, 2019

Dear Editor:

New Jersey’s Mayors and local governing bodies don’t always agree on everything. But they know what they need to do to meet the public’s need for essential services. And every year, despite natural disasters, despite fluctuations in the economy, and despite actions taken – and not taken – by other levels of government, they adopt budgets and continue ...