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Re-elect Rebecca Coniglio for NP BOE

September 24, 2021

Kind citizens of New Providence, my name is Rebecca Coniglio, and I am running for re-election to the New Providence Board of Education.  I have been a resident of New Providence for sixteen years along with my husband, Brian.  We have a daughter, Lily, who attends New Providence High School.  She is a proud pioneer.

I earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Boston ...

Lessons From IDA

One of the deadliest storms in New Jersey history, Hurricane Ida’s horrific damage leaves us with many takeaways.  Among the top for us here in New Providence is acknowledging the competence and selfless dedication of our paid and volunteer first responders. Simply stated, these dedicated Borough servants saved lives and deserve our deep appreciation for their ...

NP Republicans Too Busy to Debate

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 ...

Shred and Recycle Your Personal Documents on October 2, Free of Charge

September 26, 2021

Free, secure paper shredding events for Union County residents only.

Union County residents can bring their personal documents and sensitive papers to the next free paper shredding event sponsored by the Union County Board of County Commissioners. The next event will take place, rain or shine, on Saturday, October 2, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Union County Vocational-Technical Schools ...

Imagine Welcomes Lindsay Schambach as New Executive Director

It is with much enthusiasm that we announce the hiring of Lindsay Schambach as the Executive Director of Imagine. After a national search, many hours dedicated by our search committee, and oversight by our board of directors, we found our next Executive Director from here in our Imagine Community. We are excited about all that Lindsay will bring to Imagine.

Lindsay comes to Imagine with ...

New Hire-on-the-Spot Job Fair in Westfield, September 29

New Job Fair is a partnership between the Union County Board of County Commissioners, Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce, Downtown Westfield Corporation and the Town of Westfield.

Job seekers in Union County have another opportunity to explore job opportunities with local businesses at the upcoming Job Fair on Wednesday, September 29, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Town of ...

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:

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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 ...

Community Conversations: Back to School

Children have headed back into the classroom, so be sure to check out this Community Conversation with pediatrician Walter Rosenfeld, MD, chair of Pediatrics at Goryeb Children's Hospital and medical director of Children's Health for Atlantic Health System, who shares what parents need to know as their kids return to in-person learning, how we’re helping make schools safer and the ...

Upcoming Events

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Tue, September 28, 11:00 AM

Gerald B. Green Plaza, Plainfield

Emergency Food Distribution Event

Food & Drink

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Thu, September 30

Kendra Scott at The Mall at Short Hills, Short Hills

Kendra Scott Jewelry Happy Hour & Shopping Event ...

Giving Back

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Thu, September 30

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Giving Back

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Thu, September 30, 8:00 PM

Oakes Center , Summit

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Arts & Entertainment

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Fri, October 1

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Giving Back

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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

Kendra Scott at The Mall at Short Hills, Short Hills

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Giving Back

Sat, October 2, 9:00 AM

New Providence

Freecycle Fest

Government