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Citizenship Preparation Classes

Thu, October 19, 7:00 PM

St. Teresa of Avila RC Church-Avila Room, Summit

Citizenship Preparation Classes

Education

Add to My Calendar 10/19/2017 7:00pm 10/19/2017 8:00pm America/New_York Citizenship Preparation Classes

These classes will help you prepare for the citizenship test & interview. Registration fee is $10 for entire term. In order to apply for citizenship you must have a 'green card' for at least 5 years (3 if married to a US citizen). Register in person on 9/14. For more information call as above, or for Spanish, call 908-370-4852.

306 Morris Ave Summit, NJ 07901
Cranford PTA Family-Friendly Haunted House

Fri, October 20, 5:30 PM

Livingston Avenue School, Cranford

Cranford PTA Family-Friendly Haunted House

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 10/20/2017 5:30pm 10/20/2017 9:30pm America/New_York Cranford PTA Family-Friendly Haunted House

Livingston Avenue School PTA in Cranford, NJ will be holding our Family-Friendly Haunted House on Friday, October 20th and Saturday, October 21st. The entire school will be transformed into "THE HOTEL CRANSYLVANIA". This event will support the PTA which works directly with Livingston Avenue School to provide everything that students need to be successful. This is the biggest fundraiser ...

75 Livingston Avenue Cranford, NJ 07016
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Sat, October 21, 10:00 AM

Nomahegan Park, Cranford

2017 Red Ribbon Drug Prevention Walk

Education Giving Back Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 10/21/2017 10:00am 10/21/2017 3:00pm America/New_York 2017 Red Ribbon Drug Prevention Walk

#EveryoneKnowsSomeone … Help Prevent The Next One!

Come out to support Prevention and Recovery so we can offer parents a better chance of watching their child graduate as opposed to having to attend their funeral.

*Visit http://2017DrugPreventionWalk.everydayhero.do/ to register and create your team and start fundraising for the Raymond J. Lesniak Experience, Strength, Hope Recovery ...

1024 Springfield Ave Cranford, NJ 07016
Cranford PTA Family-Friendly Haunted House

Sat, October 21, 5:30 PM

Livingston Avenue School, Cranford

Cranford PTA Family-Friendly Haunted House

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 10/21/2017 5:30pm 10/21/2017 9:30pm America/New_York Cranford PTA Family-Friendly Haunted House

Livingston Avenue School PTA in Cranford, NJ will be holding our Family-Friendly Haunted House on Friday, October 20th and Saturday, October 21st. The entire school will be transformed into "THE HOTEL CRANSYLVANIA". This event will support the PTA which works directly with Livingston Avenue School to provide everything that students need to be successful. This is the biggest fundraiser ...

75 Livingston Avenue Cranford, NJ 07016

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We are Neighbors and Taxpayers Just Like You

October 18, 2017

My name is Jeanne Kingsley and I am currently proudly serving as Berkeley Heights Town Council Vice President, having been elected to represent all residents. My running mate, John Sincaglia, and I are just like you: neighbors and taxpayers.  And, just like you, we want to know exactly how our money is spent: Are we getting the most out of every dollar? Are expected services and ...

Why Purple? Because All Residents Deserve a Voice!

As Alvaro Medeiros and I have gone door-to-door across Berkeley Heights in the last few months, talking with and listening to residents, we’ve had a great time meeting all kind of people and learning how we can serve them better when elected to the Township Council. The common thread through many of these conversations is a feeling of frustration. Residents have articulated how things that ...

It's Always About Affordability

Maintaining Affordability means: Controlling costs. Managing resources. Evaluating alternatives.  Planning for contingencies. Comparing wants versus needs.  

These are critical aspects for anyone responsible for running a business or a governmental unit, and it is within these areas that my experience will be an asset to the Township Council and the community.

For almost 30 years, ...

Berkeley Heights Diversity Council Urges Education and Open Dialogue around Race

October 19, 2017

The Berkeley Heights Diversity Committee would like to join with the Mayor, Town Council, and Chief of Police in affirming our shared vision for Berkeley Heights as “a caring community with a proud heritage that welcomes everyone” with “a collective vision of an inclusive community,” and we affirm that “we are a diverse community with respect for all of our ...

Vote YES on Ballot Question 2

If you are concerned about having clean water and clean air in New Jersey, you should vote YES on Ballot Question Number 2 on Nov. 7. Voting yes on this question is voting to use funds collected from natural-resource damage claims against polluters to fix the damage done, or, if that’s not possible, to restore nearby areas. If passed, it would prevent these moneys from being siphoned ...

Letter to Editor: Apology for Charity Halloween Party Incident

Letter to the Editor,

Last Friday night I attended a Charity Halloween Costume Event at Mt. Carmel Hall dressed as Colin Kaepernick, a former NFL quarterback who has recently been in the news for 'taking a knee' in protest during the National Anthem.  I want to confirm that I had no intention of offending anyone with my choice in costume.  I am a husband, a father, a brother, ...

Nationwide YMCA Membership is Coming in November!

October 19, 2017

YMCA Members will have access to Y Facilities across the United States

At the Summit Area YMCA, we believe that positive, lasting personal and social change can only come about when the community works together to invest in our youth, our health, and our neighbors. Strengthening the community is the foundation from which the Y was built upon. In order to provide the most meaningful impact, and ...

The Summit Area YMCA kicks off Healthy U

A state-wide program promoting healthy lifestyles for children comes to the Y!

SUMMIT, NJ   As a part of our dedication to youth development and healthy living, the Summit Area YMCA provides the Healthy U curriculum that teaches children in our communities to adapt healthy living habits that will follow them into adulthood. Healthy U, a statewide initiative introducing the award winning ...

Rape Crisis Advocates Needed

The Union County Rape Crisis Center (RCC) needs volunteer advocates to assist victims of sexual violence. The Rape Crisis Center will train volunteers during daytime sessions at the Colleen Fraser Building at the Union County complex at 300 North Avenue East in Westfield.  Prior to training, each volunteer must come to the Rape Crisis Center for an informal interview.

“These ...

Imagine offers Workshop on: Fostering Resilience in Grieving Children and Teens

 

Open to all members of the community, please join Imagine for a workshop on Fostering Resilience in Grieving Children, and invite your friends and family.  The workshop is ideal for parents, caregivers, social workers, teachers and therapists. CE credits are available for social workers.  The workshop will be held on October 26th from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.  ...

Grand National at Far Hills Races Will Be International Affaire

October 13, 2017

GRAND NATIONAL TAKES ON INTERNATIONAL FLAVOR

The $400,000 Grand National (Gr. 1), America’s richest steeplechase race, has attracted strong international interest, with no fewer than five overseas challengers among 12 nominees to the centerpiece of the 97th annual Far Hills Races on Saturday, Oct. 21.

One of New Jersey’s premier sporting events, the Far Hills Races will be one ...

Dear Susan: Beauty Tips from a Beauty Expert

SUSAN BARBAGLIA, owner of Skin Deep Salon and Spa in New Providence, offers a wealth of knowledge and expertise as a leader in the beauty industry. With over thirty years experience in skin care, Susan can answer your most challenging beauty questions. Email your questions to advice@skindeepsalonspa.com.

 

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Dear Susan: I am interested in ...

“It’s Greek to Me!” – Understanding Your Investment Statements

Note: Recently I gave a seminar on “It’s Greek to Me!” – Understanding Your Investment Statements at the Bernards Township Library in Basking Ridge, NJ. Here are a few of the items I touched on.

When you look at your monthly investment statement, do you think “this looks like Greek to me”? Do you ignore all but the first page, after checking to see how much ...