Press Releases

December 16, 2018

ESL PROGRAM TO START IN JANUARY The next session of English as a Second Language (ESL) classes will be held on eight consecutive Thursdays, from January 3 through February 21, from 1:30 to 2:30 pm.  The program is conducted by LEARN Associates, a language teaching company based in Bernards ...

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Lily, the shy, 7-year-old, fuchsia muppet who first appeared on Sesame Street in 2011, is back, thanks to a helping hand from Family Promise and a few other friends.  Sesame Street in Communities (SSIC), a program of Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit that produces Sesame Street, has launched a ...

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Weekly Status Update of what we have been doing to be ready to work on January 1: 1. With the assistance of former State Treasurer, and Woodbridge Mayor John McCormac, helped Township staff facilitate township attainment of the 3% municipal hotel occupancy tax paid by Embassy Suites that had ...

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CRANFORD – Union County College’s Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Maris Lown, is a recipient of the inaugural Dr. Lawrence A. Nespoli Community College Leadership Award, given by the New Jersey Council of County Colleges (NJCCC). This award is named in honor of the NJCCC’s former President ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – For the fourth consecutive year, New Jersey Theatre Alliance (“the Alliance”) is inviting professional and family caregivers to submit their personal stories for a theatrical production as part of the Healing Voices OnStage: Caregivers Stories program. “We have found that this ...

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Come visit the New Providence Memorial Library for all of the following events in January 2019! January 2019 Events @ NPML New Providence Memorial Library, 377 Elkwood Ave. (908) 665-0311 Jan 2 @ 2:00PM - Free Foreign Film: Operation Finale (Adults - Rated PG-13) Fifteen years after ...

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For immediate release BERNARDS TWP., NJ — At a gathering filled with neighbors, local representatives including Bernards Township Mayor John Carpenter, Bernards Committeewoman Carol Bianchi, parents, community members and staff members, Our House, Inc. celebrated the opening of new ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ– Atlantic Health System’s Goryeb Children’s Hospital announced it is the first hospital in the country to be designated as a Pediatric Center of Excellence for Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) by the Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation. “At present, there is no drug therapy for ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ  – One year after it was created, AHa!—Atlantic Health System’s innovation center and idea incubator—has led to improved ways to deliver care, multiple patents (more pending), and a robust idea pipeline. At the end of 2017, Atlantic Health System launched Atlantic Health ...

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The Summit Area YMCA (SAY) and the Berkeley Heights Diversity Council (BHDC) have partnered up once again to bring the Lunar New Year Festival to the community! This year in addition to performances, arts and crafts, amazing food and more, the SAY and BHDC Lunar New Year Festival Committee is proud ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence Memorial Library has a full calendar of activities throughout the month of December.   Dec 11 @ 4 pm - Introduction to the World of Arduino (Kids Grades 4-8) An introduction to the exciting programmable circuit board with a software component. Learn the ...

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The free 2019 Election Date Calendar is now available said Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi . The new Arts & Sciences in Union County calendar provides all important dates and deadlines for the 2019 election cycle, along with full page illustrations highlighting history-making people, places ...

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The public is invited to attend a free concert given by The Musical Club of Westfield on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. This is the December offering in year-long series of events sponsored by the Musical Club and will be held at the First Baptist Church of Westfield located at 170 Elm ...

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The public is invited to attend a free concert given by The Musical Club of Westfield on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 1:30pm. This is the December offering in year-long series of events sponsored by the Musical Club and will be held at the First Baptist Church of Westfield located at 170 Elm ...

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Join the folks at St Andrew’s Episcopal Church on Christmas Eve for a child-friendly telling of the Christmas story, recreated with beautiful handmade costumes and live animals! For almost 50 years, the children of St. Andrew’s Church and Preschool, with the local community, have participated in ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has launched the new UC Night at the Theatre grant program for high schools. As part of Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados’s Moving Union County Forward initiative, the new program aims to help cover the costs of high school theatre productions and ...

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Call for Donations:  Are You Replacing Your TV? If you are getting a great new TV this holiday season and are not sure what to do with the old one, we have a solution for you!  We could use a few flat-screen TVs for our Arcade Weekends.  This popular event still uses old bulky TV sets.  They may ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Berkeley Hardware & Paint has all the supplies you need to be prepared this winter from holiday season preparation all the way to the biggest snowstorm. Check out their must-have supplies and the brand favorites that customers loyally purchase during the winter ...

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Starts: 2018-12-08 Ends: 2018-12-08 Address: 249 Bebout Avenue City: Stirling Zip Code: 07980 State: NJ Phone: 9085988088

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Chilly but bright and dry weather is expected to draw many visitors to Union County parks this weekend. As always there is something for everyone to enjoy, highlighted by the celebratory opening of Union County’s new Warinanco Dog Park. “We are constantly looking for new opportunities for our ...

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The New Providence Memorial Library's celebration of 200 years of Frankenstein culminates Sunday, December 9 at 3 p.m. with Dr. Gillian Hettinger's talk about the life of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, author of Frankenstein. Mary was 17 when she began her relationship with the married and ...

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MANALAPAN, N.J. — New Jersey residents who are entering their senior year in high school this fall and are planning a career in agriculture or science may apply for the New Jersey Agricultural Achievement Award.  One winner will be selected and awarded a scholarship to honor their ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Little Flower Church  is holding a Blue Christmas Prayer Service on Saturday, December 15 at 11:30 a.m. at 310 Plainfield Avenue in Berkeley Heights.  Often, the holidays are difficult. If you have undergone a difficult loss, transition or life change, the church cares ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE—The New Jersey Youth Symphony (NJYS) will present a concert featuring the NJYS Philharmonia, Concertino Winds, Concertino Strings, and Primo Strings on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. at Dolan Hall at the College of St. Elizabeth located at 2 Convent Road in Morristown. Tickets are ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE—The New Jersey Youth Symphony (NJYS) will present a concert featuring the NJYS Philharmonia, Concertino Winds, Concertino Strings, and Primo Strings on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. at Dolan Hall at the College of St. Elizabeth located at 2 Convent Road in Morristown. Tickets are ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ -- Imagine received a $50,000 Grief Reach grant from the New York Life Foundation to support “Imagine Newark,” a new children’s grief support center opening in the South Ward of Newark.  “We are grateful for the New York Life Foundation’s investment in this program, which will ...

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Union County residents seeking information about services for seniors age 60 and older can visit one-on-one with staff from the county’s Department of Human Services, Division on Aging, at five convenient locations in December as part of the ASK – Aging Services Kiosk program. “The ASK program ...

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  Union County is in the midst of an opioid crisis. According to the latest data by the Union County Prosecutor’s Office, there have been 267 overdoses and 79 overdose fatalities in Union County. These high numbers of overdoses and fatalities are why establishing narcan trainings and providing ...

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CRANFORD, NJ  – The Union County College Women’s Soccer Team traveled to Rockford, IL, to compete in the 2018 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Women’s Soccer National Tournament and finished third in the nation. After winning their first game in the tournament, they fell to #2 ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Berkeley Heights Township Council members Manny Couto and Jeanne Kingsley will participate in the last of three pilot “Coffee & Conversation - listening sessions” on Wednesday, December 12 at 8 p.m. at the Berkeley Heights YMCA located at 550 Springfield Avenue. This ...

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