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Summit Old Guard Hears of Sage Elder Care Services

Tue, September 18, 10:00 AM

Summit Old Guard, new providence

Summit Old Guard Hears of Sage Elder Care Services

Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 09/18/2018 10:00am 09/18/2018 11:30am America/New_York Summit Old Guard Hears of Sage Elder Care Services

SAGE Eldercare is a 50 year old organization that provides help for the elderly by providing daily food, income tax help, and shopping. Sage also has a Spend-A-Day program for people with dementia that that enhances their lives and gives their caretakers assistance. Angela Sullivan, Executive Director of SAGE eldercare will speak about the services SAGE provides on September 18 at the Summit Old ...

New Providence Municipal Building, new providence, NJ 07974____

Thu, September 20, 6:00 PM

The Connection, Summit

Classes in Lyrical/Contemporary Dance Offered

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 09/20/2018 6:00pm 09/20/2018 7:00pm America/New_York Classes in Lyrical/Contemporary Dance Offered

The Connection's Dance and Performing Arts Department will be holding Lyrical/Contemporary classes this fall for ages 9+ (Mondays at 5:45) and 10+ (Thursdays at 6:00). Classes run through November 11. Registration is now ongoing.

This class will focus on both technical elements and expressive movements. Dancers will work on their flexibility, movement quality, and performance ...

79 Maple Street Summit, NJ 07901

Thu, September 20, 7:30 PM

De Corso Community Center, New Providence

League of Women Voters mobilize for Fair Districts


Add to My Calendar 09/20/2018 7:30pm 09/20/2018 9:30pm America/New_York League of Women Voters mobilize for Fair Districts

Fair Districts NJ is a non-partisan coalition fighting to reform New Jersey's redistricting process. The League of Women Voters believes that redistricting should be impartial and transparent. It should maximize public input in the process and put the power in the hands of the voters. Redistricting is happening in 2021. We need to organize now.

The League of Women ...

15 E. 4th Street New Providence, NJ
4-H Club Open House for Union County Students

Fri, September 21, 7:30 PM

Mancuso Hall, Union County Vo Tech Schools, Scotch Plains

4-H Club Open House for Union County Students

Arts & Entertainment Education Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 09/21/2018 7:30pm 09/21/2018 9:00pm America/New_York 4-H Club Open House for Union County Students

Union County 4-H Clubs are gearing up for a new season, and Union County students in grades 1-12 are invited to join their peers in a hands-on exploration of popular fields ranging from archery, cooking and fashion to Lego robotics and other STEM subjects. Youth in their first year after graduating high school can also join. To sign up for a club, meet the club leaders and find out more about ...

1776 Raritan Road Scotch Plains, NJ

Sat, September 22, 12:30 PM

Berkeley Heights Volunteer Rescue Squad, Berkeley Heights

Community Invited to Berkeley Heights Volunteer ...

Arts & Entertainment Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 09/22/2018 12:30pm 09/22/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Community Invited to Berkeley Heights Volunteer Rescue Squad's 75th Anniversary Celebration

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The community is invited to the Berkeley Heights Volunteer Rescue Squad 75th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday, September 22 from 12:30 to 4 p.m. at their headquarters at 378 Snyder Ave.

378 Snyder Avenue Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
Yoga and Meditation

Sat, September 22, 3:00 PM

New Providence Memorial Library, New Providence

Yoga and Meditation

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 09/22/2018 3:00pm 09/22/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Yoga and Meditation

On Saturday, September 22, 3 – 4 p.m. the owners of Unwind Yoga and Wellness, a studio that is opening in New Providence, will speak briefly about the benefits of yoga and meditation. Shirley Fee and Aubrey Reichard-Eline will then lead a restorative yoga session, finishing with a 15 minute meditation. Participants will need to bring their own mat and blanket. Free. Registration is required ...

377 Elkwood Ave New Providence, NJ 07974
NJ Audubon: Negri Nepote Grasslands Field Trip

Sun, September 23, 10:00 AM

Negri Nepote Native Grassland Preserve, Somerset

NJ Audubon: Negri Nepote Grasslands Field Trip

Education Green

Add to My Calendar 09/23/2018 10:00am 09/23/2018 12:00pm America/New_York NJ Audubon: Negri Nepote Grasslands Field Trip

NJ Audubon: Negri Nepote Grasslands Field Trip
Field Trip led by NJA Naturalist

We'll be looking for early fall migrants passing through Negri Nepote. We hope to see Blue Grosbeak and grassland specialties including Grasshopper Sparrow and Dickcissel before they migrate for the winter. NJA guided nature walks, for 13 years now, are funded by Franklin Township Open Space Committee. ...

260 Skillmans Lane Somerset, NJ 08873
September Song: Afternoon at the Met, Evening on Broadway

Sun, September 23, 2:00 PM

Lenfell Hall (The Mansion), Madison

September Song: Afternoon at the Met, Evening on ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 09/23/2018 2:00pm 09/23/2018 4:45pm America/New_York September Song: Afternoon at the Met, Evening on Broadway

September Song includes selections from the new season at the Metropolitan Opera, including arias from La Boheme, Don Giovanni, La Traviatta, Die Zauberflöte, and Tosca. Singers are soprano Meryl Dominguez, bass-baritone Eric Delagrange, and tenor Matthew White, all resident artists at Academy Vocal Arts in Philadelphia, PA. Accompanist Mary Pinto, acclaimed pianist and vocal instructor, ...

285 Madison Avenue Madison, NJ 07940
NJ Intergenerational Orchestra Concert

Sun, September 23, 3:00 PM

New Providence Memorial Library, New Providence

NJ Intergenerational Orchestra Concert

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 09/23/2018 3:00pm 09/23/2018 4:00pm America/New_York NJ Intergenerational Orchestra Concert

The NJ Intergenerational Orchestra will perform a concert in the Conti Room from 3 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 23, during the NPML Open House weekend. Free, all are welcome to attend.

377 Elkwood Ave New Providence, NJ 07974
Monday Morning Yoga

Mon, September 24, 7:45 AM

17 Kent Place Boulevard, Summit

Monday Morning Yoga

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 09/24/2018 7:45am 12/31/2018 7:45am America/New_York Monday Morning Yoga

Start off your week with relaxing yoga! Bring a mat and comfortable clothes as you are shown relaxing breathing and stretching by a yoga practitioner.

This activity is open to the public and free. Free Will offering welcome.

The United Methodist Church of Summit Summit, NJ 07901

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Berkeley Heights

Let’s Keep the Momentum Going in Berkeley Heights

September 12, 2018

We are your neighbors and are proud to serve as your elected representatives. We’ve been working hard to make Berkeley Heights an even better place for families and residents of all ages to thrive.

We focus on four “C’s”: containing costs, continuously improving infrastructure and management practices, building a sense of community, and communicating with residents and ...

In Berkeley Heights, We Respect Our Neighbors

We are proud to be running to serve the people of Berkeley Heights as Mayor and Township Council members, respectively. As we’ve met with and listened to residents across our town for the last several months, one of the most important things they’ve told us is that they’re sick and tired of gutter-worthy, political mudslinging. Our town deserves better than the toxic politics we ...

Facts Matter: Straight Talk From Angie Devanney

September 18, 2018

Stephen Yellin, Alvaro Medeiros and I have pledged to run a campaign based upon facts and the issues voters are most concerned about in Berkeley Heights.  It was our hope that the Mayor and his team would do likewise, and we publicly asked them to join us in making this pledge.  Instead, it is clear they have decided that it is better to “go low, not high” and attempt to ...

Real Transparency?

To the editor:

This fall, Berkeley  Heights residents face an important decision in their vote for Mayor and Township Council.

Our team, including Michael D’Aquila and Michelle Greco, encompass a lengthy background in law, engineering, and finance – providing important experience that benefits residents to best manage your tax dollars. With one of the lowest municipal tax ...

New Jersey the Land of So Many Towns- and Taxes

One state, twenty one counties, five hundred and sixty-six municipalities and six hundred and twenty one school districts. Government and bureaucracy at every level.

Maybe, in a Jersey kind of way it all makes sense.

The reasons for this abundance of towns and school districts- and the relentless property tax problem that comes with them-are as varied as the landscape. Some communities grew ...

Scotch Plains Library to Host September’s Great American Read Discussions

September 18, 2018

The Great American Read is now hitting its stride, both on PBS and at the Scotch Plains Public Library. PBS will air new episodes about The Great American Read (TGAR) every Tuesday at 8 p.m. through October 23. The Library, which was one of 50 public libraries nationwide to receive a grant from PBS and the American Library Association, has planned several programs including discussions related to ...

Free Emergency Preparedness Workshop for Cultural Organizations to be Held October 2

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders will present a free workshop, “Emergency Preparedness for Arts & Cultural Organizations,” on Tuesday, October 2 from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. at the Warinanco Sports Center in Roselle.

“Planning ahead for emergencies is vital for the long term survival of any business, and the same applies to our nonprofit and cultural ...

A Week at the Library of The Chathams Monday, September 17 – Sunday, September 23, 2018


Stay is a new library initiative to provide Chatham parents and caregivers access to information that can help family members cope with crisis situations.  The goal is to prevent suicide attempts.  The School District of the Chathams, Chatham Borough Council, Chatham Township Committee, and the Municipal Alliance Committee of the Chathams are working together with ...

Naomi Youngstein Gives “How to Practice” Workshop October 12 in Berkeley Heights

BERKELEY HEIGHTS—Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts (WIPA) announced today that it will present a “How to Practice” Workshop on Friday, October 12 at 7:00 p.m. at 60 Locust Avenue in Berkeley Heights. New Jersey Symphony Orchestra violinist Naomi Youngstein gives tips, insights, and best strategies for practicing in a workshop for students in grades four or higher or with ...

Chatham Borough Council Member Weber Expresses Fear that "Pot Shop" is Coming to Town; Public Input Sought

September 13, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - Bob Weber warned that the state legislature and Gov. Phil Murphy are about to legalize recreational marijuana use in the state and urged fellow Borough of Council members to take action at Tuesday's regular meeting.

Weber said that he was prompted to bring up the issue for discussion because the legal counsel for a marijuana shop has made inquiries.

"What has ...

More than 350 Customers Still Without Power in Wake of Sudden 'Microburst' Storm

September 18, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - Power restoration and clean-up efforts continue after a sudden 'microburst' storm during the late afternoon / early evening hours of September 17 struck Summit, downing trees and power lines. According to Jersey Central Power & Light (JCPL), 356 customers remain without power in an area bordered by Division Avenue, Meadowbrook Court and Valley View ...

Too Soon

I got a call today from the anxious parent of a sixth grader who wanted some guidance on how to best help his student position herself for success in college.  What classes should she take now? Would it be worth it to investigate private school? When is it too early to start looking at college campuses?

While thinking college with a 12-year-old may seem crazy to some, any parent reading ...

Smart Charitable Giving That’s Easy and Cuts More of Your Taxes Than The “Write a Check” Route

Here’s a smart way to make charitable donations that’s easy and cuts more of your taxes than the regular “write a check, take a tax deduction” route. The tool I recommend is called a Charitable Trust (sometimes also called a Donor Advised Fund). The time needed to set it up? As little as 5-10 minutes. Your tax savings? Can be substantially higher than just ...

Colder Weather is Coming – The Top Ten Reasons to Maintain Your Furnace (or Boiler!)

As summer winds down and kids head back to school, most of us in New Jersey begin looking forward to fall. With the promise of cooler autumn evenings, campfires, s’mores, and all things ‘Pumpkin Spice,’ it can be easy for home maintenance tasks to go undone.

Here at A.J. Perri, we would like to remind you that winter is coming, and now is the best time to get your ...