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Louis Bamberger, NJ Philanthropist & Department Store Owner

Sun, March 18, 7:00 PM

Temple Sholom of Scotch Plains, Scotch Plains

Louis Bamberger, NJ Philanthropist & Department ...

Education Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 03/18/2018 7:00pm 03/18/2018 8:30pm America/New_York Louis Bamberger, NJ Philanthropist & Department Store Owner

The Eitz Chayim Adult Education Committee of Temple Sholom will host a presentation entitled “Louis Bamberger” on Sunday, March 18, 2018 at 7 pm. Admission is free and open to the public.

Biographer Linda Forgosh will discuss Bamberger’s upbringing as the child of German Jewish immigrants who rose to fame as the founder of L. Bamberger & Co. department store in Newark, ...

1925 Lake Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Agents of Change: Women in NJ History

Mon, March 19, 7:00 PM

Cranford Community Center, Cranford

Agents of Change: Women in NJ History


Add to My Calendar 03/19/2018 7:00pm 03/19/2018 8:00pm America/New_York Agents of Change: Women in NJ History

In honor of Women’s History Month, The Friends of the Cranford Public Library are pleased to sponsor a lecture on New Jersey’s most influential women. Lecturer and photographer Jim DelGiudice will present “Agents of Change: Famous Women in New Jersey History" at the Cranford Community Center. Attendees will learn about the lives of philanthropists, performers, politicians ...

220 Walnut Ave. Cranford, NJ 07016
Boy Scout Open House - Troop 368

Tue, March 20, 7:30 PM

Mountain Park School, Berkeley Heights

Boy Scout Open House - Troop 368

Education Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 03/20/2018 7:30pm 03/20/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Boy Scout Open House - Troop 368

Parents - Do you want your son to learn leadership, self-sufficiency and the face-to-face people skills? Do you want him to experience adventure? Do you want him to have the opportunity to earn Eagle Scout - one of the most valuable extracurricular entries on a resume?

Come and check out Boy Scouts at Troop 368's Open House, Tuesday March 20 @7:30PM, Mountain Park School, 55 Fairfax Drive, ...

55 Fairfax Drive Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
The Long march home:  An American Soldier's Life as a nazi slave laborer

Thu, March 22, 7:00 PM

Summit Free Public Library, Summit

The Long march home: An American Soldier's Life ...

Education Other

Add to My Calendar 03/22/2018 7:00pm 03/22/2018 8:00pm America/New_York The Long march home: An American Soldier's Life as a nazi slave laborer

Author Talk: Robert R. Max discusses his wartime experience.

75 Maple Street Summit, NJ 07901

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Union County 4-H Club Reaches Out to Help after Hurricane Maria

March 17, 2018

Student members of the Union County 4-H Variety Club reached across local and state borders to help displaced pets earlier this year. Through their “4-H for our 4 Pawed Friends” community service project, they collected donations to help St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center in Madison after the organization sheltered more than 700 pets in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.

A ...

LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA Cancer Recovery Program Session Begins March 20

A new spring session for The LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA program, a 12-week cancer recovery program, will begin at the Berkeley Heights YMCA on March 20, 2018. The program is a research-based physical and wellness program in which certified Summit Area YMCA trainers work with participants to achieve their goals. LIVESTRONG®  at the YMCA helps cancer survivors who find themselves in the ...

Discover Your Inner Ballet Dancer


This 8-WEEK class will be focusing on the classical technique of ballet in a fun and easy to understand manner. You can expect a full ballet class experience from working at the ballet barre, to leaping across the floor! No experience is necessary to participate. Easy to move in clothes, and socks or ballet shoes are recommended.


Diversity and Inclusion at the Summit Area YMCA

The Summit Area YMCA is more than a swim and gym. It is more than a childcare center. It is more than a nonprofit organization. It is a welcoming, safe, inclusive and globally diverse environment.

For the past 2 years, the Summit Area YMCA has been recognized as one of only 74 Y’s in the country with a Diversity and Inclusion and Global Innovation initiative. Our Y is made up of people ...

NPHS Student's Response to After School Walk-out Plan at NPHS

March 14, 2018

A group of students file into a science classroom amid a nervous din of chatter, the air is electric with excitement and nervousness. This small group of approximately 30 students are a studious bunch, largely members of the sophomore class with squeaky clean administrative histories. They are currently preparing to defy authority and stand up for what they believe in, even though they had been ...

New Providence's Allen W. Roberts School Gets Security Walk Through by Police Department after Bomb Threat

March 12, 2018

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence Police Department sent a letter to parents and guardians of students at Allen W. Roberts Elementary School after a non-specific bomb threat was reported on Monday afternoon.

It's the second threat  reported at a New Providence school in March. The first threat was reported on March 5th at New Providence High School.

Emergency ...

Avon Loses Its Last ‘Grand’ Hotel to the Claw of an Excavator

March 17, 2018

AVON-BY-THE-SEA, NJ — In less than two days, an Avon-by-the-Sea landmark that stood for 130 years was reduced to a huge pile of rubble. The Norwood Inn no longer stands on the corner of Norwood and Second Avenues — the last of the stately hotels that once graced the streets of Avon.

As onlookers gathered around the demolition site on March 15 and March 16, an excavator clawed its ...

JCP&L Representative Describes Utility’s Actions During Storm Quinn, Answers Residents' Questions

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – The format of this week’s  Berkeley Heights 'Here and Now' was turned on its head this week. Mayor Bob Woodruff reviewed what happened in the township following Storm Quinn and its predecessor Storm Riley, complete with statistics. He then asked a representative of JCP&L questions about the utility’s response, and how it was ...

Berkeley Heights, Here and Now: Redevelopment Updates

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Mayor's Round Table has been rebranded to "Berkeley Heights, Here and Now." This new format will continue to provide updates from Mayor Bob Woodruff, municipal offices and the Communications Committee want to hear from citizens, businesses and community organizations.

Included in this episode, Mayor Bob Woodruff addresses the status of the ...

You Want a Check for How Much!

 My first admissions gig was working for a small liberal arts college with a pretty hefty price tag.  Picture me at a college fair: name tag in place, pile of brochures ready to go.  An eager family would walk up and we’d start a conversation.  One of the first questions I’d get from parents was about cost and the moment that $50,000-plus figure left my mouth I ...

Now That The Dust Has Settled…Smart Tax Moves In 2018

Now that the dust has settled, here are some smart tax moves to lower your taxes and/or avoid higher taxes/penalties in 2018. These steps may be especially helpful if you live in high property and high income tax states (e.g. New Jersey, New York, California) since state and local tax deductions are capped.  Unfortunately all these changes mean you’ll need more time and energy to ...