How to Get Rid of Stink Bugs

Have you ever been swarmed by a bug and noticed a strange and unpleasant smell?

You probably encountered a stink bug.

Chances are, if you have a stink bug infestation, your nose will let you know and you'll want to get rid of the problem as soon as possible. 

Keep reading to learn more about how to get rid of stink bugs. 

Understanding Stink Bugs

Whether you already ...

Write-in Stacey Gunderman for NP Board of Education!

October 7, 2021

To my New Providence Neighbors,

My name is Stacey Gunderman and I’m asking for your vote as the write-in candidate for our Board of Education.

Whether we’ve been here for a lifetime or just for a few months, all of us have chosen to call New Providence home. My husband Mark and I decided on New Providence 13 years ago when we got married. Since my husband is a public school ...

Write-in Alison Gagliolo for New Providence BOE election!

Dear Neighbors,

My name is Alison Gagliolo, and I am seeking our community’s support to join our outstanding New Providence Board of Education as a write-in candidate this Election Day. 

My husband, Anthony, and I moved to New Providence from Brooklyn, New York four years ago.  We chose to raise our family in New Providence because we wanted to provide our children with an ...

Elect Jennifer Killea to the New Providence BOE

My name is Jennifer Killea I am currently running for a full-term seat in this year’s New Providence Board of Education election. I am currently serving on the New Providence Board of Education in my second interim seat since August 2020 and, in that time, I have had the opportunity to sit on two board committees: the Finance, Facilities & Safety/ ...

DeSarno and Cumiskey Walk The Walk For New Providence

October 12, 2021

DeSarno and Cumiskey Walk The Walk For New Providence

It is easy for me to support and speak about Pete DeSarno and Matt Cumiskey.  I had the opportunity to serve on the NP Borough Council with them for two years.  During that time, I witnessed firsthand their sincere motivation to serve our community as a whole.  They both displayed energy and intelligence in leadership ...

How Are These Not Conflicts of Interest?

Dear Editor:

Over the past few years, I started taking a more active interest in the local government and its functioning that has led me to better understand the different roles and responsibilities of the town council members and the town administrators. As I continue to learn more, I think it is important to share what I learn with the community in order to keep everyone informed and allow ...

It’s A Pink-Out Luncheon: Breast Health and Intro to Thermography

October 15, 2021

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - On Sunday, October 24th, from 12:00 to 2:00, Providence! Integrated Health and Fitness located at 18 South Street (2nd floor) in New Providence will be honoring Breast Cancer Awareness Month by offering a dynamic workshop/luncheon devoted to educating women on breast health and awareness. This event will also be zoomed. Please sign up to receive the link. Link will ...

See a Genuine 'Deserted Village' Come to Life, October 16 and 17

Enjoy seasonal and historical activities for all ages at the Deserted Village of Feltville in Union County

The Deserted Village of Feltville will once again host an annual open house featuring colonial games, cider pressing, an archaeological activity and guided tours as part of Union County’s Four Centuries in a Weekend event this Saturday and Sunday, October 16 and 17, from noon to ...

Summit Chorale Concert: Sounds of the British and Irish Isles

The Summit Chorale under the direction of Dr. Thomas Juneau, will present its fall concert, Sounds of the British and Irish Isles, at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 23 at Calvary Episcopal Church, 31 Woodland Ave, Summit, or online via live stream as we present works by Vaughn Williams, choir member Paul Garcia, and “When the Saints Go Marching In.”

Facemasks are required ...

Pipes Clogged: Worsening Labor Shortages & Energy Crunch

Equity markets rebounded and bonds declined last week following September's fall and the first 5% pullback in about a year1. A temporary deal to raise the debt ceiling until December boosted investor optimism, but volatility remained elevated amid a surge in energy prices, persistent supply-chain disruptions, and labor-market shortages. We offer the following perspective on two factors that ...

Email is Key to News Publishers Clawing Back Advertising Dollars from Social Media

Many news publishers are struggling to produce enough advertising dollars to be sustainable, with many now erecting paywalls or going the non-profit route to attempt to stay in business. However, publications would be wise to think about what advantages that they can bring to a potential advertiser that social media cannot offer. One such tool is email.

Any publisher who has stayed on top of ...

How to Recycle Right in Union County

Recycling has been subject to statewide rules in New Jersey since 1987, but questions continually arise about recycling. The Union County Bureau of Recycling and Planning wants to help residents learn the rules and “Recycle Right.” Here are answers to four of the most frequently asked questions we receive about recycling in Union County:

Q: What is ACCPTABLE in my curbside ...

Community Conversations: Mammograms Save Lives!

Mammograms can help find breast cancer early, when treatment is most successful. On this episode of Community Conversations, Lisa Bash, MD, radiologist and medical director of the Breast Center at Chilton Medical Center, discusses the most common risk factors for breast cancer, the latest advancements in detection and the #AskHer campaign, which encourages everyone to ask the people ...

Upcoming Events

Sat, October 16, 12:00 PM

Osborn Cannonball House Museum, Scotch Plains

Four Centuries in a Weekend

Arts & Entertainment


Sat, October 16, 12:00 PM

Caldwell Parsonage,, Union

Crossroads of the American Revolution Sign to be ...

Arts & Entertainment Education


Sat, October 16, 12:00 PM

Frazee House, Scotch Plains

Harvest Festival at the Frazee House

Arts & Entertainment


Sat, October 16, 12:00 PM

Frazee House, Scotch Plains

Harvest Festival at the Frazee House

Arts & Entertainment

Sun, October 17, 12:00 PM

Osborn Cannonball House Museum, Scotch Plains

Four Centuries in a Weekend

Arts & Entertainment

Morristown Teen Wins "Honorable Mention" Award in Morristown Festival of Books Teen Writing Contest

October 11, 2021

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Back in May, teens from around the county were invited to participate in Morristown Festival of Books Teen Writing Contest. On Saturday, the winners and honorable mentions were announced.

The theme of this year's contest was Quarantine Chronicles & Pandemic Dreams. Submissions could be submitted in the form of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, or an essay.

This ...