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Ticket Sales Begin for Union County Hayrides and Campfires and Pumpkin Sail

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- With Labor Day marking the unofficial end of summer, signs of the fall are here. Tickets will be available online for Union County Hayrides and Campfires or for the Pumpkin Sail beginning Tuesday, Sept. 5, at 8:30 a.m. at www.ucnj.org/Ticket.

Hayride & Campfire Dates
Warinanco Park
Friday, Oct. 6th from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Trailside Nature & Science Center
Friday, Sept. 29: - 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. 
Friday, Oct. 13: 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 20: 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 1: 3:30 – 6:30 p.m.

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Fees: In-County: $6.00, Out-of-County: $12.00

Pumpkin Sail:
Wednesday, Nov. 1st (Rain date: Thursday, Nov. 2nd)
3 Available time slots

Online ticket sales start October 3rd @ 8:30 a.m. 

Fees: In-County: $12.00 per family of six (6), Out-of-County: $16.00 per family of six (6)

 

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eMedical Urgent Care to Hold Free Teddy Care Clinic During Berkeley Heights Street Fair, Sunday, June 24

June 22, 2018

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ  – What happens when a teddy bear gets a boo-boo?
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At the office, located at 369 Springfield Avenue, children under 8 will receive a FREE plush teddy bear, and staff will provide each bear with a ...

The Grove at Connell Park Hosts a Home for Good Dog Rescue Adoption Event: Wednesday, June 27

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Home for Good Dog Rescue presents an adoption event from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 27 at The Grove at Connell Park located on Connell Drive in Berkeley Heights. (Rain Date June 28)

Click here to apply to adopt: bit.ly/hfgadopt

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Moms Helping Moms Foundation Receives Overwhelming Support from Community to Help Mothers this Mother’s Day

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New Providence Recreation Offers Adult Summer Programs

New Providence Recreation is accepting registrations for adult evening and daytime programs that run June 25th – August 31st.  Most of the eight to nine-week sessions are under $65; several programs are free for NP residents!  All levels of fitness and those returning to exercise are welcome.

Programs are offered starting at 6 a.m.. If you are seeking weight loss, core body ...

Missing in North Plainfield: Have You Seen Angel?

June 21, 2018

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Have you seen Angel?

Angel is a seven year old black and white Husky last seen near Westervelt Ave. and Manning Ave. on June 16. Her family says she is very friendly. 

If found, call Andrea at  888-466-3242.

 

Linden Man Arrested After Explosion in Cranford

June 21, 2018

CRANFORD - On Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 7:06 p.m. the Cranford Police Department received
information that an explosion was heard in the area of Raritan Road and Summit Terrace. Through
a joint investigation with the Union County Prosecutor's Office and Linden Police Department, the
Cranford Police Department Detective Bureau identified a suspect through surveillance video ...

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Cool Ways to Save Money This Summer

As the summer temperatures rise, home cooling costs rise as well. But there are ways to help save money without sweating the heat:

To increase your cooling system’s efficiency by as much as 20%, get it checked out for summer.  A technician will clean the condenser, make sure you have the optimal amount of refrigerant, and ensure the airflow over the coil is ...