Buggin' Halloween Photo Contest

Viking's 3rd Annual Buggin' Halloween Photo Contest Starts Friday, October 1, 2021!  Submit a photo of you, your pet, or a loved one dressed as a creepy-crawly bug, insect, or another pest for your chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card and other awesome prizes! Click here to learn more and enter the contest!

New Providence Council: It's Time to Listen

October 19, 2021

During this campaign, I have advocated for increased transparency, accountability and communication from our Council to you, the citizens. Unfortunately, the current Council—including my opponents—have continually demonstrated decreased transparency and accountability. 

Here is just a partial list of their obstruction of citizen participation in our government.

From a New Providence Alum – Write-in Stacey Gunderman for BOE

October 23, 2021

I had the privilege of being a student at every level in the New Providence School District. As a New Providence resident for 26 years, I attended Salt Brook and the Middle School before graduating from NPHS in 2013. Had I still been a student in 2021, I would have felt a lot safer knowing that Stacey Gunderman was advocating for my health and safety on the Board of Education. Stacey cares ...

Allen Swanson Will Bring a Fresh Perspective to New Providence Borough Council

We are living in an unprecedented time, one which calls for a new and creative approach that would help our town not only adapt but thrive in spite of the challenges we face collectively and individually.

After Ida raged through our state, leaving behind inundated streets and flooded homes and businesses, it became clear that we needed to work together not only to help those affected to ...

New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra Concert on Nov 14th (No Admission fee)

October 23, 2021

Join us on Sunday, November 14th, for the New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra’s first concert of the 2021 season. This concert is a long-awaited return to indoor full orchestral performances and is funded in part by the Plainfield Foundation. You will feel the musicians’ enthusiasm as all three of our ensembles perform an exciting variety of pieces. This Arts program is made ...

Union County Announces 2021 “Preserve Union County” Historic Preservation Grant Awardees

Nearly $300,000 in awards will help revitalize gems from Union County’s past.

Ten unique historic preservation projects in eight different municipalities will receive grant money in 2021 as part of the Preserve Union County program, administered by the Union County Open Space, Recreation, and Historic Preservation Trust Fund.
The following municipalities received grants from the ...

Lawrence Law Recognized as Best of 2021 by New Jersey Law Journal

WARREN, NJ - Lawrence Law Divorce and Family Lawyers is pleased and excited to announce that the firm has been recognized as number one in the Family Law Firm category in the New Jersey Law Journal’s “Best of 2021” survey.

According to the New Jersey Law Journal, each year, their business department polls the New Jersey legal community on the best products and services for ...

Expectations vs. Reality: Checking in on 2021 Views

The "buy the dip" mentality was on display again last week, as has been the case throughout 2021. After the September swoon that produced the first 5% pullback of the year, the stock market has regained its footing, spurred last week by a strong start to corporate earnings season1. We came in to 2021 with a positive outlook, and the market has not disappointed. That said, not everything ...

Don't Make These Common Small Business Marketing Mistakes

Hope you're sitting down for this one.  A 2021 report from Top Design Firms says 28% of small businesses don't have a website.

Of the 72% who have a website, maintaining it can be a full-time job all by itself. Customers have elevated expectations and the website has to match that.  Small business owners often don't have that time.  Forbes has some suggestions ...

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 ...

October is Orthodontic Health Month

October 18, 2021

Orthodontic treatment involves braces or Invisalign to straighten teeth and correct bite issues. Children and adults of all ages or eligible. 

Many benefits to orthodontic treatment than esthetics. 


Proper bite reduces the chance of TMJ pain.


Straight teeth are easier to clean reducing the risks of gum disease.


Poorly aligned teeth can lead to ...

Healthgrades Recognizes All Atlantic Health System Medical Centers for Hallmark Specialties

 

All five Atlantic Health System medical centers were honored for delivering high-quality care and superior outcomes across multiple specialties in the Healthgrades 2022 Report to the Nation, released today. Among the national and regional recognitions, Morristown Medical Center became the only hospital in the nation to achieve 2022 Specialty Excellence awards in each of the following ...

Upcoming Events

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Sat, October 23, 6:30 AM

Berkeley Heights YMCA, Berkeley Heights

Summit Area YMCA's Fall Festival & Open House

Health & Wellness

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Sat, October 23, 10:00 AM

New Providence

DEA National Take Back Initiative

Government

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Sat, October 23, 2:30 PM

New Providence Community Pool, New Providence

New Providence Pumpkin Decorating Contest, Trunk ...

Arts & Entertainment

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Sat, October 23, 7:30 PM

Calvary Episcopal Church, Summit

Summit Chorale Concert: Sounds of the British and ...

Arts & Entertainment

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Sun, October 24, 10:00 AM

New Providence

NP Street Fair

Government

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Sun, October 24, 12:00 PM

Providence Health and Fitness , New Providence

It's A Pink Out Luncheon

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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 ...