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  • An Invitation to a Special Event

    By Valerie Mitreuter
    February 6, 2017

    Our Lady of Peace Church, New Providence invites ALL to a special Lenten presentation of "The Way of the Cross" by the Franciscan Mystery Players on March 3, 2017 at 8 pm.

    This ...

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It’s a wrap for Moms Helping Moms 3rd Annual Snow Ball

February 18, 2017

The Moms Helping Moms Foundation held its 3rd Annual Snow Ball Gala on Saturday, January 28th at the Shackamaxon Country Club in Scotch Plains, NJ.  Moms Helping Moms provides low income families with baby essentials like diapers, wipes, and clothing.  The Foundation partners with social workers and other local organizations in New Jersey to assist thousands of ...

Intergenerational Mentoring Program Launches at the Berkeley Heights YMCA

The Berkeley Heights YMCA is proud to be launching an Intergenerational Mentoring Program. This six-week pilot program brings high school teens and seniors together to share experiences and expertise with each other.  As a group, they will brainstorm and complete a community project together as well. This mentoring program will be led by an experienced group facilitator who will guide the ...

Public Invited to Music for All Seasons Concert at SAGE Eldercare

Members of the public are invited to join Spend-A-Day adult day health care participants in enjoying a free concert by folk artist Pepe Santana to be held at SAGE Eldercare, 290 Broad Street, Summit, at 2:15 pm on March 14.

The concert is presented by Music for All Seasons, sponsored by the Union County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs, and made possible in part by a HEART ...

Urban Legends Exposed: City-Dwelling Peregrine Falcons Offer a “Rare Wildlife Reality Show” in Union County

February 15, 2017

UNION COUNTY, NJ – Thanks to a new partnership between the Union County Freeholder Board and the nonprofit Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey, students, scientists and other wildlife enthusiasts all over the world will have more opportunities to study a pair of rare peregrine falcons that have made their nest on the roof of the historic 17-story Union County Courthouse Tower, ...

Union County Manager Names Chris Debbie Police Chief

February 7, 2017

UNION COUNTY -- County Manager Alfred J. Faella today announced he has appointed James Christopher Debbie, a 29-year veteran of the County Police Division, as its Police Chief.

Debbie becomes the County’s 10th Police Chief in the Police Division’s history, and has served as the Officer in Charge since 2015. He will be responsible for supervising a police force of 73 sworn officers ...

Muñoz, Handlin Introduce Bill Increasing Initial Opioid Prescriptions

February 16, 2017

Assemblywomen Nancy F. Muñoz and Amy Handlin said they will introduce legislation increasing initial prescriptions for opioid medications from five to seven days. The bill is in response to legislation (A3/S3) approved by the General Assembly today that limits such prescriptions to five days. The five-day limit is part of a broader bill addressing the state’s opioid ...

Who I Am in 650 Words or Less

The Common Application released their essay questions for the 2017-2018 admissions cycle this past week so we all have essays on the brain.  This always creates a flurry of something between excitement and panic as Juniors start to peruse their choices and grapple over which prompt will allow them to most effectively brag about the impressive things they’ve done in high school.  ...

Jump In….for Better Health!

One of the ways to get cardiovascular exercise is through rebounding….a form of exercise using a mini trampoline that you should know about. In addition to building muscular strength, rebounding is extremely gentle on bones and joints because you’re bouncing on a surface that “gives,” so there’s no solid ground to create a hard impact every time you land. And ...

An Invitation to a Special Event

February 6, 2017

Our Lady of Peace Church, New Providence invites ALL to a special Lenten presentation of "The Way of the Cross" by the Franciscan Mystery Players on March 3, 2017 at 8 pm.

This prayerful experience uses special lighting, a stirring soundtrack, pantomime actions and inspirational narration to portray the Stations of the Cross in a manner that invites each viewer to ...

Tom's Weekly Tip: Super Bowl Hangover Cure

Did you enjoy the game last night, but go a little crazy with the food?

Click the video and start your week off on the right foot...








... good luck and let me know how it goes!

- Tom

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Upcoming Events

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Sun, February 19, 1:00 PM

New Providence

Open House - 181 Runnymede Parkway, New ...

Real Estate

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Sun, February 19, 8:00 PM

Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, Summit

Shipwrecked! An Entertainment

Arts & Entertainment

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Mon, February 20, 9:30 AM

Berkeley Heights YMCA, Berkeley Heights

Healthy Combo- New Program!

Health & Wellness

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Mon, February 20, 1:15 PM

My Gym New Providence, New Providence

President's Day Fun Day at My Gym

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Mon, February 20, 1:15 PM

My Gym New Providence, New Providence

President's Day Fun Day at My Gym

Arts & Entertainment Education Health & Wellness Sports

The 3 Main Investment Styles: Pros and Cons

There are pros and cons to investing in the three main investment styles:  active,  passive and “evidence-based investing.” The benefits of “evidence-based investing” will be clearer after reviewing “active” vs. “passive” investing styles.

1. Active Investing through Mutual Funds: “Active” investors aim to “beat the ...

Real Estate News You Can Use

INVENTORY…INVENTORY…INVENTORY!!!  Where is it??  The 2016 recap of sales statistics for our local communities indicated inventories were at close to historical lows for many towns.  Well, here is what has happened in the past month and where we stand today.  The weather has been mild thus far which is prompting a steady and growing “Spring Market” ...