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Get to know Berkeley Heights Board of Education Candidate Pamela Stanley: Week 6 Question

October 26, 2021

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Each week leading to the November 2 election, the candidates running for Berkeley Heights Board of Education have had the opportunity to answer question(s) that have run in a series by TAPinto Berkeley Heights.

There are six candidates seeking a seat on the board. Two, three-year seats on the board, one held by Doug Reinstein, the ...

Section of US-22 Closed Due to Downed Tree and Wires in Mountainside

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - According to Breaking News Network Tuesday morning at 9:15 a.m., a section of US-22 is closed due to trees and wires down at Robin Hood Road and Rt 22 east and west. Mountainside Police is requesting assistance.  

Get to know Berkeley Heights Township Council Candidate Alvaro Medeiros (D)

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Each week leading to the November 2 election, the candidates running for Berkeley Heights Township Council have had the opportunity to answer question(s) that have run in a series by TAPinto Berkeley Heights.

There are four candidates seeking the two open seats: Paul Donnelly (R), John Foster (R), and incumbents Alvaro ...

Westfield Nonprofit Buying Rialto Theater to Convert Into Arts Center

WESTFIELD, NJ — A landmark theater that has been shuttered for the past two years is making a comeback as an arts center with some big name supporters.

The newly formed nonprofit Westfield Arts Collective announced Monday that it has signed an agreement to purchase The Rialto building in Westfield’s downtown and is transforming the space into an arts center.

In a news release ...

Westfield Nonprofit Buying Rialto Theater to Convert Into Arts Center

October 25, 2021

WESTFIELD, NJ — A landmark theater that has been shuttered for the past two years is making a comeback as an arts center with some big name supporters.

The newly formed nonprofit Westfield Arts Collective announced Monday that it has signed an agreement to purchase The Rialto building in Westfield’s downtown and is transforming the space into an arts center.

In a news release ...

Families Celebrate Halloween Early at Berkeley Heights 10th Annual Trunk Or Treat

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ- Halloween came early this year for the children of Berkeley Heights. On Saturday, October 23 the Berkeley Heights PBA #144 hosted their annual Trunk or Treat at 100 Connell Drive. 

Children and parents alike showed up, and showed out, in creative costumes and with exceptionally decorated trunks. Township organizations including the Berkeley Heights ...

Scenes from the New Providence Street Fair (Photo Gallery)

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - There was a sense of jubilation from the thousands that flocked to the New Providence Street Fair along Springfield Avenue on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The fair was anchored by kid rides while local businesses, vendors, local organizations, and politicians were present to greet the community. Many offered giveaways, face painting, and chances for ...

Scenes from the New Providence Street Fair (Photo Gallery)

October 25, 2021

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - There was a sense of jubilation from the thousands that flocked to the New Providence Street Fair along Springfield Avenue on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The fair was anchored by kid rides while local businesses, vendors, local organizations, and politicians were present to greet the community. Many offered giveaways, face painting, and chances for ...

Bramnick Bill Would Stop Storage Units from Disposing Personal Property without Consent

TRENTON, NJ – Flooded by calls from Scotch Plains self-storage customers from Westfield and other towns in his district who have been denied access to their personal belongings following Hurricane Ida, Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick is planning to introduce legislation to protect their property.

The issue has risen to the forefront of consciousness due to the ongoing ...

Latino-Owned Businesses Revenues Outpaced Non-Latino-Owned Firms in 2020-21, According to Biz2Credit’s Annual Study

NATIONAL/NEW JERSEY – Average annual revenue for Latino-owned businesses ($258,251) in 2020-21 was $82,535 lower than their revenues the previous year ($340,787), a 24.2% decline, according to the annual Biz2Credit Latino-Owned Business Study. The analysis also found that average annual revenue for Latino-owned businesses was $45,435 greater than for non-Latino-owned companies ...

You Can Go Home Again: Union Catholic Hosts Welcomes Back Olympic Gold Medalist Sydney McLaughlin

October 25, 2021

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Union Catholic celebrated the achievements of its most famous alumna, two-time Olympic gold medalist Sydney McLaughlin, with an outdoor welcome home party that included local dignitaries and members of the Union Catholic community, including the entire current student body. 

"Sydney is good, she is humble, she chooses good over evil. She chooses 'kind' ...

Girls Soccer: Early Goal Sinks Gov. Livingston at UCT, 1-0; Westfield Remains Undefeated

CLARK, NJ - An early goal by No. 1 seeded Westfield knocked fourth seeded Gov. Livingston out of the Union County Girls Soccer Tournament on Sunday at Arthur L. Johnson High School.

Westfield came into the game undefeated, already defeating Governor Livingston in two earlier meetings this season, 4-1 and 2-0. Westfield, ranked fifth-best team in NJ, is the heavy favorite to win ...

Girls Soccer: Highlanders Advance in UCT to Face Undefeated Westfield

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Governor Livingston Highlanders are on a winning streak after their 3-0 quarterfinal game against Cranford. After crushing Cranford, the team went on to beat Oak Knoll on Tuesday in overtime and Columbia, 3-0, on Thursday night. The Highlanders hope to bring it to the semi-final game against undefeated Westfield.

The win against Cranford was redemption for ...

You Can Go Home Again: Union Catholic Hosts Welcomes Back Olympic Gold Medalist Sydney McLaughlin

October 25, 2021

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Union Catholic celebrated the achievements of its most famous alumna, two-time Olympic gold medalist Sydney McLaughlin, with an outdoor welcome home party that included local dignitaries and members of the Union Catholic community, including the entire current student body. 

"Sydney is good, she is humble, she chooses good over evil. She chooses 'kind' ...

Nine Governor Livingston High School Seniors Recognized as Commended Students by the National Merit Scholarship Program

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Nine Governor Livingston High School Seniors Recognized as Commended Students by the National Merit Scholarship Program On Friday, October 15, 2021, Governor Livingston High School administrators were joined by district leadership to recognize nine seniors who have been named Commended Students by The National Merit Scholarship Program (NMSQT) as part of the Class of 2022.

Tech 'Tober continues Wednesday at the Berkeley Heights Public Library

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ — Drop by the Berkeley Heights Public Library at 29 Park Ave. for assistance with any of your electronic devices, whether it's a phone, IPad, tablet, or laptop.  Students from Governor Livingston High School's National Honor Society will be here to help with set up of your device, adding apps, helping with email, or just answering any questions you may ...

Girls Soccer: Early Goal Sinks Gov. Livingston at UCT, 1-0; Westfield Remains Undefeated

October 25, 2021

CLARK, NJ - An early goal by No. 1 seeded Westfield knocked fourth seeded Gov. Livingston out of the Union County Girls Soccer Tournament on Sunday at Arthur L. Johnson High School.

Westfield came into the game undefeated, already defeating Governor Livingston in two earlier meetings this season, 4-1 and 2-0. Westfield, ranked fifth-best team in NJ, is the heavy favorite to win ...

Girls Soccer: Highlanders Advance in UCT to Face Undefeated Westfield

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Governor Livingston Highlanders are on a winning streak after their 3-0 quarterfinal game against Cranford. After crushing Cranford, the team went on to beat Oak Knoll on Tuesday in overtime and Columbia, 3-0, on Thursday night. The Highlanders hope to bring it to the semi-final game against undefeated Westfield.

The win against Cranford was redemption for ...

Governor Livingston Edges New Providence in a 1-0 Overtime Thriller

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Governor Livingston Boys' Soccer used extra time heroics to propel The Highlanders over rivals New Providence on Thursday night in Berkeley Heights. 

The first annual Pink Out soccer game under the lights at Snyder Park was a game to remember. Bleachers filled quickly with fans and ...

Governor Livingston Girls Volleyball Tops New Providence in Senior Night Game

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Governor Livingston Girls’ Volleyball beat New Providence in two sets at home during the senior night game Monday, October 18. A huge crowd came out to cheer on the girls as they dominated the court and came out victorious in two quick paced matches.

The first set started in New Providence’s favor, but Governor Livingston quickly came back after ...

Get to know Berkeley Heights Board of Education Candidate Pamela Stanley: Week 6 Question

October 26, 2021

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Each week leading to the November 2 election, the candidates running for Berkeley Heights Board of Education have had the opportunity to answer question(s) that have run in a series by TAPinto Berkeley Heights.

There are six candidates seeking a seat on the board. Two, three-year seats on the board, one held by Doug Reinstein, the ...

Get to know Berkeley Heights Township Council Candidate Alvaro Medeiros (D)

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Each week leading to the November 2 election, the candidates running for Berkeley Heights Township Council have had the opportunity to answer question(s) that have run in a series by TAPinto Berkeley Heights.

There are four candidates seeking the two open seats: Paul Donnelly (R), John Foster (R), and incumbents Alvaro ...

Get to know Berkeley Heights Township Council Candidate John Foster (R)

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Each week leading to the November 2 election, the candidates running for Berkeley Heights Township Council have had the opportunity to answer question(s) that have run in a series by TAPinto Berkeley Heights.

There are four candidates seeking the two open seats: Paul Donnelly (R), John Foster (R), and incumbents Alvaro ...

President Biden Lands in Plainfield, Visits Students in North Plainfield School

October 25, 2021

PLAINFIELD/N. PLAINFIELD, NJ - President Joe Biden landed in Plainfield's Cedar Brook Park on Monday, and then headed to the East End Elementary School in North Plainfield to highlight his Build Back Better plan.

In advance of President Biden's visit, members of the Plainfield Police Department were among those who participated Sunday in a helicopter training event at the park, which ...

What You Need to Know About New Jersey's Soon-to-Be Implemented Ban on Bags 

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – New Jersey shoppers will soon need to remember more than just their list and coupons when they head to most stores when the state-wide ban on single-use plastic and paper bags will go into effect. 

The plastic bag ban, which was approved by Gov. Phil Murphy last year and goes into effect on May 4, 2022, supersedes any local ordinances already in place and ...

Watchung Planning Board Discusses Bonnie Burn Draft Resolution, Vote Set for Oct. 27

WATCHUNG, NJ - After a lengthy last meeting of the Watchung Borough Planning Board, and two years discussing the Bonnie Burn project, the vote on the preliminary approval resolution is expected to take place at a special meeting set for Oct. 27, at 6:30.

A 22-page draft resolution was discussed by the Planning Board addressing the many conditions the developer must meet to get final ...

Section of US-22 Closed Due to Downed Tree and Wires in Mountainside

October 26, 2021

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - According to Breaking News Network Tuesday morning at 9:15 a.m., a section of US-22 is closed due to trees and wires down at Robin Hood Road and Rt 22 east and west. Mountainside Police is requesting assistance.  

Families Celebrate Halloween Early at Berkeley Heights 10th Annual Trunk Or Treat

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ- Halloween came early this year for the children of Berkeley Heights. On Saturday, October 23 the Berkeley Heights PBA #144 hosted their annual Trunk or Treat at 100 Connell Drive. 

Children and parents alike showed up, and showed out, in creative costumes and with exceptionally decorated trunks. Township organizations including the Berkeley Heights ...

Flash-Flood Warning In Effect for Area Monday

UNION COUNTY, NJ – Union County prepares for another round of severe weather as the National Weather Service issued a flash-flood warning. The Warning is as follows:

FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM MONDAY EVENING (10/25/21) THROUGH 5PM TUESDAY (10/26/21).

The National Weather Service in New York has issued a Flash Flood Watch for portions of northeast New Jersey, ...

Bramnick Bill Would Stop Storage Units from Disposing Personal Property without Consent

October 21, 2021

TRENTON, NJ – Flooded by calls from Scotch Plains self-storage customers from Westfield and other towns in his district who have been denied access to their personal belongings following Hurricane Ida, Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick is planning to introduce legislation to protect their property.

The issue has risen to the forefront of consciousness due to the ongoing ...

Polls Are In: Prestige Diner Wins Best Diner for Second Straight Year

October 22, 2021

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - New Jersey Monthly Magazine’s 38th Annual Restaurant Poll revealed their list of the best restaurants in New Jersey as decided by readers and critics alike across 45 categories.

Prestige Diner in New Providence received the best diner for the North region for the second consecutive year.  The winners received the most votes for their region divided ...

Berkeley Heights Residents Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month With Argentine Food

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ- Many community members came out to support the Berkeley Heights Diversity Council and a new Argentine food restaurant at last Thursday's "Just Gather" event held by the council at Patria Station Café in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.

People gathered outside on the warm fall evening to catch up with familiar faces. Inside, Patria owners Carolina ...

New Providence Street Fair Returns Sunday, October 24

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ. — The annual New Providence Street Fair, presented by the NJ Sharing Network and the Union County Board of County Commissioners, will once again be held in downtown New Providence on Sunday, Oct. 24. The fair will be held on Springfield Avenue between South Street and Livingston Avenue from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Hosted by the New Providence Business Community, this ...

Tricks to Making the Best Sandwiches for School and Office Lunches

October 23, 2021

Brown bagging it doesn’t have to be boring. Turn homemade lunches into something special with these easy tricks and tips for building the best sandwiches:

Start with good bread. It’s first part of the sandwich you taste! Hearty breads, such as sub sandwich rolls or thick slices of sourdough, will hold ingredients better together than the soft stuff, too.

Love wraps? ...

Obituaries

- Aug 27, 2021
Norlene C. Peppe, of Berkeley Heights, NJ, died peacefully at her home on Friday, August 27, 2021 ...
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What You Need to Know About New Jersey's Soon-to-Be Implemented Ban on Bags 

October 25, 2021

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – New Jersey shoppers will soon need to remember more than just their list and coupons when they head to most stores when the state-wide ban on single-use plastic and paper bags will go into effect. 

The plastic bag ban, which was approved by Gov. Phil Murphy last year and goes into effect on May 4, 2022, supersedes any local ordinances already in place and ...

Berkeley Heights Veterans Memorial Park Receives New 20-Foot Norwegian Spruce Thanks to Generous Donation

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - To a passerby, it was as if the Rockefeller tree had been delivered and erected right in the center of Berkeley Heights on Thursday. In actuality, it was the 20-foot replacement Norwegian spruce that came in on the flatbed truck and carefully transported and planted in Veterans Memorial Park.

Veterans Memorial Park is the centerpiece of the town, and now, ...

Eagle Scout Project at Mountain Park School Captures Stormwater,  Helps Reduce Flooding

 

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - A newly installed garden of native plants at the Mountain Park School in Berkeley Heights is capturing stormwater runoff from the school driveway and allowing it to penetrate into the soil.  The project, the fourth rain garden on school property in the township, was initiated by Sean Gleeson, Troop 368, for his Eagle Scout rank.  The other gardens  ...

Outstanding Citizens Honored at 15th Annual Good Scout Awards Dinner

October 25, 2021

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Community members, family, friends and supporters to the Boy Scouts turned out for the 15th Annual Berkeley Heights Good Scout Award Dinner on Wednesday, Oct. 13 at the Basking Ridge Country Club Pavilion in Basking Ridge.  Being honored this year were Geralyn Lalevee, Paul Neuwirth, Maureen Pergola, and AnnMarie Stecher.

Past honorees Pam Yoss and Louisa ...

Nominate Favorite Charity or Non Profit for Valairco Cares $500 Giveaway; Deadline October 31, 2021

MANVILLE, NJ - Make your vote count! Nominate your favorite charity or non-profit to win Valairco Care's next giveaway of $500. Voting deadline October 31, 2021.  Click here to nominate your charity or nonprofit.

The most recent winner was Emmanuel Cancer Foundation (ECF) out of Clark, NJ. ECF, which receives no government funding, provides free, in-home support for families ...

Letting the Light In

  “There is a crack, a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in.” – Leonard Cohen

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - In his Freshman year at Governor Livingston High School, he was exploring projects that would leave a lasting impact on his community. As a member of Boy Scout Troop 368, one of the projects that he considered as a potential Eagle project was ...

Investing in its workforce, Atlantic Health System creates “tech schools” at Overlook Medical Center, offering certification in high-demand positions

October 21, 2021

SUMMIT, NJ – Atlantic Health System has created two “tech schools,” based at Overlook Medical Center, to allow existing team members to obtain radiological technologist certifications, or to become certified pharmacy technicians.

The programs are aimed at not only enriching the skills of Atlantic Health System’s own workforce, but also bolstering the number of team ...

Lantern Hill Resident Finds Plenty to Keep Her Busy in Retirement

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — One of the most fulfilling aspects of life at Lantern Hill, the Erickson Senior Living community in New Providence, N.J., is the opportunity to pursue a wide variety of activities in the company of friends and neighbors. That’s certainly the case for Sally Schuckman, who moved to Lantern Hill the first month it opened in 2016.

“Life is busy at Lantern ...

Ophelia Byers, DNP, RN, APRN, named Chief Nursing Officer for Overlook Medical Center

Accomplished nursing leader will also serve as Associate Chief Nurse Executive for Atlantic Health System

SUMMIT, NJ – OCTOBER 11, 2021 – Atlantic Health System today announced Ophelia Byers, DNP, RN, APRN, has joined Atlantic Health System as Chief Nursing Officer for Overlook Medical Center, as well as Associate Chief Nurse Executive for the health system.

Byers is a highly ...

Eagle Scout Project at Mountain Park School Captures Stormwater,  Helps Reduce Flooding

October 21, 2021

 

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - A newly installed garden of native plants at the Mountain Park School in Berkeley Heights is capturing stormwater runoff from the school driveway and allowing it to penetrate into the soil.  The project, the fourth rain garden on school property in the township, was initiated by Sean Gleeson, Troop 368, for his Eagle Scout rank.  The other gardens  ...

10 High Impact Tulips to Delight Your Neighbors

Big, bold and beautiful, these dazzling tulips are sure to brighten your gardens and neighborhood. Include a few or all ten to create a colorful display throughout the spring that is sure to delight you and everyone who passes by.

Welcome spring with Red Emperor, one of the earliest tulips to bloom. It’s not surprising it has remained popular for more than 80 years. Also known as Madame ...

Weltman Home Services Offers Free Tune Ups to Breast Cancer Survivors and Fighters

Here’s How Weltman Home Services Supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Weltman Home Services proudly supports breast cancer survivors and fighters with free home heating system tune-ups during Breast Cancer Awareness Month*.

“People tend to think that this is a male dominated industry, but at Weltman Home Services we employ many women, and ...

Watchung Planning Board Discusses Bonnie Burn Draft Resolution, Vote Set for Oct. 27

October 21, 2021

WATCHUNG, NJ - After a lengthy last meeting of the Watchung Borough Planning Board, and two years discussing the Bonnie Burn project, the vote on the preliminary approval resolution is expected to take place at a special meeting set for Oct. 27, at 6:30.

A 22-page draft resolution was discussed by the Planning Board addressing the many conditions the developer must meet to get final ...

Church of the Little Flower Picnic Draws a Crowd

October 5, 2021

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ — When members and friends of the Church of the Little Flower arrived for Mass on Sunday, they were greeted with a “Welcome Home” sign at the entrance to Columbia Park. Congregants were not only coming to celebrate The Feast of St. Therese, and rededicating their mission to her values, they were also coming to take part in a church picnic after ...

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How to Choose a Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF)

In all the important aspects of our lives and our families’ lives, the best way to make an informed decision is to educate ourselves. Choosing a skilled nursing facility (SNF) is no different.

Tour the facility or facilities that you are interested in, as the best way to find out about a facility, is to tour it in person. This should be done in advance and prior to the need for a patient ...

Ramya Kasthuri: Continued Service on the BOE

October 22, 2021

Thank you for your support!  I look forward to continuing to serve the students of Berkeley Heights as a member of the Board of Education.

Please vote Ramya Kasthuri, Number 2 for the Unexpired Term.

Diversity Drives Educational Outcomes

In my last Candidate Statement, I discussed my commitment to ensure that the education our children receive in Berkeley Heights will lead them to a lifetime of achievement of their goals and happiness, whatever their personal talents and aspirations may be.  Making certain this happens is contingent upon every student knowing that they are ALL important BECAUSE of their ...

Walking the Walk on Fiscal Responsibility

Many politicians and elected officials talk about being fiscally responsible with our tax dollars. We’re proud to say we’ve walked the walk on the Berkeley Heights Township Council when it comes to responsibly managing township finances. Don’t take our word for it, though: Moody’s had this to say earlier this year:

“The financial position of the township has ...

It’s time for change!

October 26, 2021

I support Sai Bhargavi Akiri for Berkeley Heights Board of Ed and this is why:

I am just a Mom. I do not normally write letters to TAP or get involved in all the social media antics surrounding the politics of this town. However, I feel compelled to write today. This last year has been a mess. Teachers “quitting or retiring”, schools closing, healthy kids being forced to stay ...

Why we are voting for Ramya Kasthuri

We are supporting Ramya Kasthuri in her election for the Berkeley Heights BOE. As a mother to two young children in our schools, we believe it is essential that we elect a BOE representative that not only has the vision, but the temperament and experience to lead our school system into the next chapter of educational excellence and who are experiencing the educational system as they advocate ...

Sai Bhargavi Akiri and Dr. Tom Foregger  | Column 1- It’s time we let the adults run our schools

I want to convey a few simple facts so that we are on the same page.  No one was against FDK, in fact Sai and Tom both proposed a solution to getting FDK in this year WITHOUT the massive reconfiguration.  The anger towards the current BOE is not based on unfounded allegations.  The anger is connected to the following facts:

Fact: The BOE held secret meetings well before the ...

Union County Residents Advised on Early Voting and Important Dates for 2021 General Election

October 25, 2021

Union County Board of Elections Administrator Nicole DiRado reminds Union County voters that a new Early Voting option is available for anyone who wishes to cast their General Election ballot in person, on a voting machine prior to Election Day.

Election Day is Tuesday, November 2. The Early Voting option began on Saturday, October 23 and will be in effect until Sunday, October ...

I Want To Hear From You!

Hi All,

Still confused about whom to vote for in the BOE election (for the unexpired term)?  I would love for you to give me a chance to tell you about my platform - including transparency, addressing learning gaps, teaching the whole child, academic excellence and much more! More importantly, I want to hear from YOU.

I will be hosting zoom sessions this week.  They will be on ...

Eileen Bonacci Wins 'Best in Show' for Professional Artist at Union County Senior Art Show

Union County’s Senior Citizens Virtual Art Exhibit showcases artists age 60 and up.

The Union County 2021 Senior Citizens’ Virtual Art Exhibit, showcasing 125 original works created by residents aged 60 and above, can be viewed on the Union County website at ucnj.org/senior-art.

The Senior Citizens’ Virtual Art Exhibit provides senior artists an opportunity to reach ...

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

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 ...

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Fri, October 29, 5:30 PM

New Providence American Legion Post 433, New Providence

American Legion Post 433 to Host Flag Retirement ...

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Fri, October 29, 6:00 PM

Fellowship Cultural Arts Center, Basking Ridge

Light Opera of New Jersey Presents "Light Night"

Arts & Entertainment

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Fri, October 29, 7:00 PM

Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts, Berkeley Heights

Friday Webinars at Wharton Arts “From ...

Arts & Entertainment

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Sun, November 7, 3:00 PM

St Teresa of Avila Catholic Church, Summit

Veterans Day Memorial Concert

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Tue, November 9, 7:00 PM

St. Vincent Martyr School, Madison

Information Session for Preschool - 8th Grade at ...

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Community Conversations: Taking Care of You!

For a lot of people, separating their work life from their personal life has become increasingly difficult. On this episode of Community Conversations, Federico Cerrone, MD, medical director, Atlantic Health Sleep Centers, and Kathy Robb, CHC, well-being coach, Chambers Center for Well-Being, share how to address work-life balance, incorporate self-care practices, and the importance of good sleep ...

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!

Why TAPinto Wayne Franchisee Jon "Ferris" Meredith Started Focusing on Board of Education Stories

WAYNE, NJ — Jon “Ferris” Meredith says being fair is the name of the game.

“My objectivity is essential, so no matter my opinion on this, it’s here’s what happened and here’s what went down,” the TAPinto Wayne franchisee said.  “And the readers appreciate my objectivity.”

Many of those readers have focused on stories ...

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 ...

Financial Focus: The right emotions can be useful in investing

October 22, 2021

You may have heard that it’s important to take the emotions out of investing. But is this true for all emotions?

 Certainly, some emotions can potentially harm your investment success. Consider fear. If the financial markets are going through a down period – which is actually a normal part of the investment landscape – you might be so afraid of sustaining losses that you ...