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Lessons From IDA

September 22, 2021

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 ...

New Location for Free Flu Shots in Union County, Sept. 23

September 23, 2021

The Union County Board of County Commissioners encourages all residents to get their seasonal flu shot as soon as possible this year. Free flu shots will be dispensed at clinics run by the Office of Health Management at locations throughout Union County beginning on Thursday, September 23. Persons with health insurance are advised to visit their local pharmacy or doctor’s office to receive ...

Red Ribbon Drug Prevention Walk Brings Free Family Activities to Nomahegan Park

UNION COUNTY, NJ – Union County’s 23rd annual Red Ribbon Drug Prevention Walk hosted by local non-profit, Prevention Links, features a full slate of free children’s activities, all in the cause of raising awareness about preventing drug and alcohol misuse. This year’s Red Ribbon Drug Prevention Walk will be held on Saturday, October 16th at Nomahegan Park in ...

September 27 Application Deadline Approaching for Rental Assistance for Tenants in Union County Impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Union County Board of County Commissioners reminds residents that the deadline for residents to apply for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) is Monday, September 27. The ERAP program will provide financial relief for Union County residents unable to meet their rental obligations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Under the new Emergency Rental Assistance Program, eligible tenants can ...

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

Sat, September 25, 9:00 AM

Green Village Fire Department, Green Village

Indoor Flea Market

Home & Garden

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Sat, September 25, 9:00 AM

New Providence Presbyterian Church parking lot, New Providence

Diaper Drive Collection Event: Help NJ Families ...

Giving Back

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Sat, September 25, 11:00 AM

Providence Health and Fitness, New Providence

Providence Health and Fitness Celebrates ...

Health & Wellness

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Sat, September 25, 7:00 PM

Summit

An Evening in The City of Art

Arts & Entertainment

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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, 8:00 PM

Oakes Center , Summit

Portrait of the Widow Kinski by Sara Jean ...

Arts & Entertainment

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Fri, October 1, 8:00 PM

Oakes Center , Summit

Portrait of the Widow Kinski by Sara Jean ...

Arts & Entertainment

After Being Evacuated From Flooded Apartment, St. Hubert's Reunites Woman and Her Dogs

September 11, 2021

MADISON, NJ — As the remnants of Tropical Storm Ida swept through New Jersey, St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center came to the aid of people and pets in need throughout the state.

St. Hubert’s received a panicked call on Sept. 2, from a woman named Indy who was being evacuated from her flooded apartment in South Bound Brook. Floodwater outside her apartment complex ...