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Federal Shutdown Hits and Hurts New Jersey

January 11, 2019

Dear Editor:

New Jersey’s Mayors and local governing bodies don’t always agree on everything. But they know what they need to do to meet the public’s need for essential services. And every year, despite natural disasters, despite fluctuations in the economy, and despite actions taken – and not taken – by other levels of government, they adopt budgets and continue ...

Union County Clerk Launches “I Voted” Art Contest for Students in Grades 5-12

January 13, 2019

Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi is pleased to announce the launch of the first annual Union County Clerk “I Voted” Sticker Design Art Contest for students in grades 5-12. All Union County students in public, private and home schools are invited to participate.

“The tremendous outpouring of interest in the 2018 midterm election cycle demonstrates that today’s voters ...

Point View's David Dietze, John Petrides Present 2019 Financial Outlook to Suburban Chamber Jan. 4

SUMMIT, NJ - Point View Wealth Management, Inc. Founder, President and Chief Investment Strategist, David Dietze, along with the firm's Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, John Petrides, will kick-off 2019 on January 4, beginning at 8 a.m., with their annual financial presentation to Suburban Chamber of Commerce at the The Grand Summit Hotel.

The ...

Free Tax Assistance Available at SAGE Eldercare Beginning February 7

SUMMIT, NJ — Free tax counseling and preparation for middle- and low-income taxpayers, with special attention to those who are 60 years of age and older, is available at SAGE Eldercare, located at 290 Broad Street in Summit, on Thursdays from February 7 through April 11, 2019, from 9 am to 12 pm.  Dates include: February 7, 14, 21, 28, March 7, 14, 21, 28, April 4 and 11. During ...

Music for Life International Present Beethoven For The Rohingya

SHORT HILLS, NJ - Music for Life International will present Beethoven For The Rohingya, a humanitarian concert of Beethoven’s monumental Ninth Symphony at 8:00 PM Monday, Jan. 28, 2019 in Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall in New York City. The concert will also include the moving and deeply poignant Elegy for Violin and ...

Bramnick Cancer Treatment Bill Goes Before Assembly Health Committee

January 16, 2019

TRENTON, NJ - A bill sponsored by Assembly Minority Leader Jon Bramnick, Legislative District 21, prohibiting insurance companies from requiring pre-approvals for medical tests, treatments and prescriptions for cancer patients will be discussed in committee Thursday.

“Over the last decade patient healthcare has been taken away from doctors and put in the hands of insurance companies.

Millburn Hit and Run Under Investigation

NEWARK, NJ – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Millburn Police Chief Brian Gilfedder announced today that the Millburn Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office are investigating a fatal hit and run incident in Millburn that resulted in the death of 76-year-old Lynne Crow.

On Tuesday, Jan. 8, Crow’s body was discovered in the ...

New Program at Essex County College Could Send Students to Space Camp

NEWARK, NJ - Essex County College will be one seven two-year schools in the nation to participate in a new program that could send students to space camp at a NASA center.  

To qualify for the National Community College Aerospace Scholars program, students majoring in STEM fields will have to take a five-week online workshop that includes live video chats with NASA experts. Afterward, ...

Upcoming Events

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Tue, January 22, 7:00 PM

Kenneth Faigenbaum Committee Chamber - 2nd Floor, Springfield

Springfield Township Committee Regular Meeting

Government

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Fri, January 25, 7:00 PM

Springfield Free Public Library, Springfield

Adult Chess

Arts & Entertainment

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Sat, January 26, 10:00 AM

Maplewood Memorial Library, Maplewood

Bag-of-Books Sale - Friends of Maplewood Library

Education Giving Back