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New Scouts BSA Girl Troop

Mon, May 17, 7:00 PM

Virtual & In-person ( Will share links and location when you register) , Basking Ridge

New Scouts BSA Girl Troop

Arts & Entertainment Education Giving Back Green Health & Wellness Law & Justice

Add to My Calendar 05/17/2021 7:00pm 05/25/2021 3:00pm America/New_York New Scouts BSA Girl Troop

Are you looking for fun and exciting activities for your daughter? Activities that will develop leadership, outdoor, and survival skills. Make new friends and memories, sign up in a new Scouts BSA Girl Troop 555 Basking Ridge.(11-17 year olds) Meetings rotate every other week virtually and in-person on Mondays 7-8:30pm. Other fun signup outdoor activities held on weekends. If interested, call ...

Virtual Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
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Wed, May 19, 10:00 AM

Chatham

Interactive Webinar Featuring Memorial Planning

Business & Finance Education Health & Wellness Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 05/19/2021 10:00am 05/19/2021 11:00am America/New_York Interactive Webinar Featuring Memorial Planning

To all caregivers, friends, relatives, adult children, and seniors grab a cup of coffee and join us virtually for this essential and informative webinar on Memorial Planning. Learn about options, how to prepare, and ways to save time and money by planning a funeral or cremation in advance.

This interactive Zoom webinar will be held on Wednesday, May 19 at 10:00am. This is the fourth and final ...

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Local Journalists Grapple with New Era of ‘All Politics is National’

Like it or not, the idea that “all politics is local'' is no longer reality. Instead, local government has been poisoned by the toxic political environment once confined at the state and federal levels.

Local reporters used to be shielded from the national political discourse, in part because municipal elections typically don’t include Rs or Ds next to candidate ...

The Benefits of Local Advertising

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - When marketing your services or products, the best place to start is right in the community you serve. Your local community is full of potential new and returning customers, and that market is essential for you to sustain and grow. 

Local marketing is trending, and now more than ever it is important for your business to be prominent in your local market.

According ...

The BLS can learn a few tricks from the Mortgage Loan Market

May 11, 2021

On Friday, May 7th 2021, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that ‘Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 266,000 in April, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 6.1 percent. Notable job gains in leisure and hospitality, other services, and local government education were partially offset by employment declines in temporary help services and in couriers and ...

Special Offer for Berkeley Heights: Free Rain Barrel to First Ten People Who Register

May 16, 2021

How do you water your garden? Do you use city water with a hose from an outdoor faucet? Well, there’s a better way! Connect a rain barrel to a downspout and collect free rain water. Then use that water in your garden or elsewhere. And by collecting rain water you contribute to the environment by helping to reduce flooding and pollution in local streams and rivers.

Thanks to the generosity ...

What Patients Know About Their Implanted Coronary Stents: Not Enough, According to Morristown Medical Center Study

To be Presented at American College of Cardiology 70th Annual Scientific Sessions, Study Led by Dr. Jordan Safirstein Suggests Keeping Stent Info on Smartphones 

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Fewer than half (48%) of patients receiving a heart stent, or percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), had the provided stent card with them when surveyed at a later date, according to researchers at ...

The New Providence Alliance to Offer THE UPSTANDERS Virtual Screening - Tuesday, May 18 @7:30pm

On Tuesday, May 18th at 7:30pm the New Providence Alliance, to prevent alcohol and drug abuse, is sponsoring a screening of the documentary THE UPSTANDERS. A panel discussion will follow.  The topic of suicide is addressed. The film is recommended for adults, and youth in grades 7+ with adult guidance.  Please register to receive the viewing link.

The Upstanders is unsettling and ...

Join Union County’s Free Recycling Events in May, June

Free events enable Union County residents to help conserve resources and reduce waste.

The Union County Board of Commissioners reminds residents that free countywide recycling events are coming up in May and June. There will be separate events for Scrap Metal, Mobile Paper Shredding, and Household Hazardous Waste. All residents from any municipality in Union County can use any of these ...

Death of a School System

May 15, 2021

I think it is important to provide a clear record of what has occurred thus far in connection to the decision made by Mr. Reinstein, Mr. D’Aquila, Ms. Penna and Ms. Reilly in moving forward with Dr. Varley’s plan to simultaneously implement FDK WHILE implementing redistricting WHILE reconfiguring our schools to a completely different model. Let's start with the ...

Enough: It's Time to Take Our Schools Back!

“Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.” - Henry Ford

Dear Editor:

At last night's Board of Education (BOE) meeting the Berkeley Heights Education Association (BHEA) President read a statement that I encourage you to watch and listen to.  His remarks are very telling about the current state of our ...

Let’s take the time to do it right

To the members of the Berkeley Heights Board of Education; to the teachers, staff, and principals; to my fellow residents and neighbors, and to our students,

The Berkeley Heights BOE recently passed the superintendent's recommendation to redistrict the schools into two K-2 schools and two 3-5 schools in order to implement the full-day Kindergarten program that is in the best interest of ...

Legal Pot Business Could Bring Westfield Tax Revenue, But Some Smell Trouble

May 16, 2021

WESTFIELD, NJ — If the majority public sentiment voiced by residents at Thursday’s listening session of the Westfield Cannabis Commission is any indicator of what the town council will decide, the possibility of Westfield-based marijuana businesses could be snuffed out or severely limited.

The cannabis commission heard from a bevy of residents opposed to allowing legal marijuana ...

UPDATE: Colonial Pipeline Restarted Operation; Normal Delivery Rate Expected the Coming Days

May 13, 2021

NEW JERSEY — Colonial Pipeline Co. announced in a statement late Wednesday evening that the pipeline that was shutdown by a ransomware hack last week was going to restart and begin operating again. 

“Following this restart, it will take several days for the product delivery supply chain to return to normal. Some markets served by Colonial Pipeline may experience, or continue ...