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Seasonal Recipe: Apple Cider Cranberry Sauce

November 17, 2018

Apple cider adds a bit of warm spice to this easy Thanksgiving side dish.


12 oz. fresh cranberries, about 3 ½ cups

1 cup granulated sugar

½ cup apple cider

Rinse berries and pick them over to remove any leaves or stems that might be mixed in.

Combine all ingredients in a small pot. Cook, stirring, over medium-high heat, until all of the berries ...

New Providence Council Candidate Peter DeSarno has a Special Perspective and Powerful Message

November 3, 2018

Reflecting upon the past eight months, campaigning for New Providence Borough Council has been a tremendous experience.  I am grateful for the opportunity to have met so many thoughtful, talented and generous people.  So many wonderful people including residents who quietly give back in their own unique way to our town so that it can be the welcoming, caring and compassionate community ...

Pedestrian & Traffic Safety

This is the second position paper from Rupa Kale and John FX Keane articulating their point of view regarding safety in the Borough. Their position is based on conversations with residents and studying the issue including best practices from neighboring towns.

Rupa and John recommend that the following actions be taken:

Create a clear and concise downtown parking plan: Given the growth ...

Imagine Welcomes Elisa Jacobson to its Board of Trustees

November 17, 2018

Imagine is pleased to announce Elisa Jacobson has been elected to its Board of Trustees. 

Jacobson is the Chief Compliance Officer at Cooperative Counseling Services (CCS) in Mountainside. CCS is a Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health organization with a unique emphasis on families impacted by complex and developmental trauma. She initially joined CCS three years ago as their Managing ...

Boy Scouts Hold Blood Drive at NJ Sharing Network on Nov. 23

Community Blood Drive on Friday, November 23, 2018

On Friday, November 23, 2018 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Troop 368 of Berkeley Heights, NJ is sponsoring the blood drive with the American Red Cross. The blood drive will be hosted by the NJ Sharing Network located at 691 Central Avenue, New Providence, NJ 07974. Blood donors can make appointments by signing up online ...

Giving Back, Giving Strength

For more than 30 years, Union County residents have gained personal growth through community service as volunteers with the Union County Rape Crisis Center. New volunteers are welcome to join now and receive a free training course that qualifies them to serve with the Rape Crisis Center as confidential advocates for victims of sexual violence.

The Rape Crisis Center began in 1984 as a ...

Upcoming Events


Sat, November 17, 8:00 AM

Providence Health & Fitness, New Providence

Barre Intensity

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Sat, November 17, 8:00 AM

Providence Health & Fitness, New Providence

Barre Intensity

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Sat, November 17, 9:00 AM

Providence Health & Fitness, New Providence

Alignment Based Vinyasa

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Sat, November 17, 9:00 AM

Providence Health & Fitness, New Providence

Alignment Based Vinyasa

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Sat, November 17, 11:00 AM

Providence Health & Fitness, New Providence


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Sat, November 17, 12:00 PM

Linda's Creative Gifts (Formerly TMC's Boutique), New Providence

Public Invited to New Name Reveal Ribbon Cutting ...

Somerset County Grand Jury Indicts Six Suspects in Murder

November 17, 2018



NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – A Somerset County Grand Jury has indicted five men and one women for the murder of Nelson Noe Garcia-Lopez, 24 of North Plainfield, according to:Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

The indictments for murder and related crimes were returned on Nov. 13 against:

- Oscar Ivan Baquendo-Martinez, 23, West 4th Street, Plainfield;

- ...

Inside Admissions Directors' Brains in 2018

As promised, here’s my rundown of 2018’s Survey of College and University Admissions Directors, completed by Gallup and Inside Higher Ed. Whether I’m looking at an individual school’s report or a wider survey like this I love data. If you’ve got some free time IPEDS is a treasure trove of information reported directly from institutions and can provide some context on ...

Things to do for 2019- Part 1 of 4

Things to Do for 2019: December 31, 2018 Deadlines

Part 1 of 4

Make sure that 2018 required minimum distributions (RMDs) for all IRA account owners who reached age 70½ prior to 2018 are paid out. IRA owners generally use the Uniform Lifetime Table to find the life expectancy factor to calculate their RMDs. There is an exception for those individuals whose spouses are more ...

How Much Do You Really Know About Long-Term Care?

November is Long-term Care awareness month. How much does eldercare cost, and how do you arrange it when it is needed? The average person might have difficulty answering those two questions, for the answers are not widely known. For clarification, continuing reading "How much do you really know about long-term care?"

A little planning now could make a big difference in the years to ...