Press Releases

November 13, 2018

Looking for a way to give back this Thanksgiving? Community Congregational Church in Short Hills offers three activities this weekend, open to all ages, that will help families in need in Irvington. HANDS-ON PROJECTS Volunteer as a family at the Oasis Food Pantry & Baby Bank! Pack and ...

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Join the Berkeley Heights Ed Foundation for a night of Bunco, friends and wine from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15 at Autumn Lake Healthcare at Berkeley Heights. Soft drinks and snacks will be served. Feel free to BYOB. Suggested Donation $25 To learn more and to register ...

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Pattern Print Workshop; Journalism Series Continues This week, in addition to the drawing workshop for adults already in progress, we are offering a pattern printing class with three artists – members of Vital Hues, whose exhibition is now on view at the library. The Ethics in Journalism ...

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DAY AFTER THANKGIVING FRIDAY NOVEMBER 23 SCHEDULE After a day of family, friends and feasting, it's time to get back in the groove of good healthy habits! At the Y, we're here to help with a special set of group exercise classes just for you! BERKELEY HEIGHTS YMCA NON-MEMBERS WELCOME! EARN ...

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MAPLEWOOD GLEE CLUB BRINGS “WONDERFUL” HOLIDAY HARMONY  Want to be part of North Jersey’s grandest, long-running, sweet-sounding holiday tradition? On Sunday, December 9 at 4pm, you can.  That’s when the Maplewood Glee Club will hold their annual family-friendly holiday show at St. Joseph ...

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The Project SEARCH program at Overlook Medical Center will be hosting an Open House for prospective students and families on Tuesday, December 12th from 7:00 to 8:30pm. Come learn more about NJ’s most innovative job skills training program for transition-age youth with disabilities. The program's ...

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The Scotch Plains Public Library closes its celebration of The Great American Read with a closer look at how what we read impacts how we see ourselves on Wednesday, November 28 at 6:30 p.m. Do children, maybe your children or your students, see themselves in the books they’re reading? What do ...

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Members of Ed Slott’s Master Elite IRA Advisor GroupSM Studied Latest Retirement Account Planning Strategies, Estate Planning Techniques and Tax Laws at Semiannual Workshop Liberty Corner, NJ – Walter Pardo, certified wealth strategist at Wealth Financial Partners completed his semiannual ...

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On Friday, November 2nd, over 300 attendees gathered at the Hilton Short Hills for the Summit Area YMCA’s 1886 Society Dinner and annual Laugh Out Loud Charity Auction and Comedy Night (LOL) fundraiser. Attendees not only enjoyed a night of laughter and drinks, but more importantly supported ...

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Caring Contact, a crisis hotline that serves Northern and Central New Jersey, will be offering Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) in Mountainside on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 1t and 2.  ASIST is an internationally acclaimed two-day interactive training program in suicide ...

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BASKING RIDGE, N.J. — Somerset County Park Commission Lord Stirling Stable, located at 256 South Maple Avenue in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, is offering a special Fall Family & Friends Introductory English-style horseback ride on Black Friday, Nov. 23, 2018 at 10 a.m. Registration is in progress ...

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Union County residents and visitors are invited to explore the concept of untold histories and participate in a discussion hosted by Dr. Mary Rizzo of Rutgers University on Tuesday, November 13 at 7:00 p.m. at Union County’s Trailside Nature and Science Center, located at 452 New Providence Road in ...

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Please join Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss, and the Central Presbyterian Church in Summit as we remember all the people in our lives that have died.  On Thursday, Nov. 29, Imagine host its annual memorial service, iRemember, that allows everyone to remember those that have died, celebrate ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Six-time series performer and West Orange Resident Bill Charlap will return to the Afternoon Music Concert stage will a solo show November 18, beginning at 4 p.m., at the Beacon Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Summit. The audience is invited to meet the renowned jazz pianist at ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ – Feeling cluttered by the amount of paper laying around? Many people have too many old account statements and other personal documents containing private information lying around in file cabinets at home and the office.  It's amazing to notice how many documents ...

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Caring Contact, a crisis hotline that serves Northern and Central New Jersey, will be offering Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) in Mountainside on Dec. 1 and 2.  ASIST is an internationally acclaimed two-day interactive training program in suicide first-aid designed to provide ...

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Veterans eat for free with a valid ID on Veterans Day, Monday, November 12 at all three locations of Delicious Heights.  ____________________________________________________ Delicious Heights , a family restaurant with three locations; Berkeley Heights, Bedminster and Basking Ridge, where it ...

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CALL: Drawing Class; Journalism Series Continues This week we are starting a four-week drawing class for adults (see listings below) with Peggy Dressel.  Peggy Dressel is an illustrator and portrait artist working in watercolor and pastel.  She studied at Pratt Institute; National Academy of ...

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Bring a friend in November and you  might win a free month of membership at the Berkeley Heights YMCA.  It's the month of giving and the Berkeley Heights YMCA is GIVING IT ALL! Here's what you need to do for a chance to win a free month of membership: Bring a new non-member friend to a ...

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The public is invited to attend a free concert given by The Musical Club of Westfield on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 7:30pm. This is the second in year-long series of events sponsored by the Musical Club and held at the First Baptist Church of Westfield located at 170 Elm Street in Westfield, ...

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Elizabeth, NJ – November 1, 2018—On Thursday, November 1, 2018 Cub Scouts from Pack 118 chartered to Bernice’s Place at the Elizabeth Coalition to House the Homeless learned basic fire building skills while demonstrating various character traits exemplified in the Boy Scout Law. Patriots’ Path ...

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  Families, please join The Goddard School for one last Coffee and Conversation on Monday Nov. 12 at Panera Bread in Gillette.   We will be offering on-site registration and enrolling students.  https://www.facebook.com/GoddardschoolLongHillTownshipNJ/ https://goo.gl/AMqeQ6  

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BRING A FRIEND IN NOVEMBER AND YOU MIGHT WIN A FREE MONTH OF MEMBERSHIP AT THE Y It's the month of giving and the Berkeley Heights YMCA is GIVING IT ALL! Here's what you need to do for a chance to win a free month of membership: Bring a new non-member friend to a Berkeley Heights YMCA group ...

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  PLAINFIELD, NJ – The Plainfield Symphony once again brings Broadway to Plainfield in the upcoming concert, “The Gershwin Songbook,” on Nov. 17.  The program features a Steinway Artist, Broadway stars, and the U.S. premiere of a work by Joseph Beer, an opera composer whose brilliant ...

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Hickory Tree Chorus is 50 and Fabulous!  Join us as we celebrate with a special 50th anniversary show, entitled  Back to the Future, on Saturday, November 17, 2018.  We’ll take you on a musical journey through the decades from Aquarius to Weekend in New England to At the Beginning to Seasons of ...

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Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, today announced it was named number 38 on the FORTUNE ‘Best Workplaces for Women’ list – the fourth year in a row Atlantic Health System has earned this recognition from the national publication. This recognition comes on ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – Credit rating agencies Moody’s and S&P recently reaffirmed Atlantic Health System with some of the agencies’ highest marks for independent health care systems in New Jersey, highlighting Atlantic Health System’s continued strong financial performance. Moody’s reaffirmed ...

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The Vermeule Mansion enjoyed a “historic” turnout at their annual Weekend Journey Through the Past event held on Oct 13-14, 2018.  The Mansion’s event was part of the Somerset County Cultural and Heritage Commission’s county wide weekend tour of historically significant places in Somerset County, ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to present artworks from the 2018 Union County Teen Arts Touring Exhibit, on display at the Freeholders Gallery from November 1, 2018 through January 3, 2019. The gallery is located on the 6th floor of the Union County Administration ...

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A favorite Union County tradition returns this year with the annual Holiday Sound and Light Show hosted by The Model Railroad Club. The centerpiece of this festive extravaganza is the club’s sprawling, meticulously detailed HO scale layout at the A. Paul Mallery Model Railroad Center, located in ...

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