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Fri, June 22, 12:30 PM

Summit YMCA, Summit

Play Mahjong at the Summit YMCA this Summer!

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 06/22/2018 12:30pm 06/22/2018 3:00pm America/New_York Play Mahjong at the Summit YMCA this Summer!

The YMCA is not just about physical workouts... Exercise your mind playing Mahjong this Summer at the Summit Y. Mahjong is a tile game played with 4 players that originated in China China in the Qing Dynasty and brought over to the United States in the 1920s. Today it's played throughout the world and in your very own backyard at the Summit YMCA! Mahjong is a game of skill, strategy, and ...

67 Maple St. Summit, NJ
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Mon, June 25

Summit YMCA, Summit

June 2018 College Tour

Education

Add to My Calendar 06/25/2018 12:00am 06/26/2018 12:00am America/New_York June 2018 College Tour

Calling all College-Bound High Schoolers!

Let's go on a college tour or two or four! Through the Summit Area YMCA, we made it easy for you... with a pre-planned fun-filled trip visiting four amazing colleges in the Southeast! including University of Richmond, Spelman/Morehouse, Morris Brown College, and Clark Atlanta University.

Join other like-minded teens through the Summit Area ...

67 Maple Street Summit, NJ 07901 true
Kids' Critter Camp

Mon, June 25, 9:00 AM

Madison

Kids' Critter Camp

Education

Add to My Calendar 06/25/2018 9:00am 06/29/2018 2:00pm America/New_York Kids' Critter Camp

Critter Camp 2018

St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center’s popular Kids’ Critter Camp is accepting registrations for this summer’s week-long sessions—two options for children entering grades 2-4 and three for those entering grades 4-6 in September. Children who love animals will enjoy learning about a number of animal species, as well as the role of the animal ...

575 Woodland Ave. PO BOX 159 Madison, NJ 07940
Summer Reading for Adults at the New Providence Library

Mon, June 25, 10:00 AM

New Providence Memorial Library, New Providence

Summer Reading for Adults at the New Providence ...

Education

Add to My Calendar 06/25/2018 10:00am 07/29/2018 5:00pm America/New_York Summer Reading for Adults at the New Providence Library

Adult Summer Reading at NPML: June 25 – July 29

Participants will be entered in drawings every Monday in July to win gift certificates from NPML's adult summer reading sponsors, Chopt, NP Fuel and Prestige Diner! Pick up an entry form at the library or print one at http://www.newprovidencelibrary.org/images/pdf/adult-summer-reading-form-2018.pdf

377 Elkwood Ave New Providence, NJ 07974

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Have Your Voice Heard Tonight on Vote for $4 Million Extra for Municipal Complex

July 10, 2018

The Berkeley Heights Municipal Complex project is the largest and most expensive local public project we will likely witness as Berkeley Heights residents. It is a vast responsibility. Therefore, it was concerning to learn that the Township Council and Mayor placed an ordinance on the agenda June 26 for an additional $4 million for the municipal complex without much regard to time.

Avoiding 10% Tax Penalty

Do you want access to money from your retirement accounts but aren't sure of the real costs involved?

Most retirement accounts have a set age requirement you must reach before making penalty-free income distributions, which is usually 59.5 but can sometimes be as early as age 50. If you decide to access your accounts earlier, you could face penalties ranging from 10%-25%, which is not ...

Beneficiary Forms - As Important as Your Will

As you plan for the future, don’t leave out one of the most overlooked must-do’s: naming the beneficiaries of your retirement assets. Updating your beneficiary forms ensures that the legacy you worked so hard to build will be distributed correctly. Don’t delay -- the designations on your beneficiary forms supersede those stated in your Will. 

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17 Years Running and the Pizza is still Hot!! The Downtown Westfield 5K & Pizza Extravaganza is July 25, 2018

July 16, 2018

The 17th Annual Downtown Westfield 5K & Pizza Extravaganza, now more often referred to as the ‘Pizza Run’ will be here in no time! Don’t forget to sign up for a night of running, pizza, prizes, and entertainment! The event will be held on July 25, 2018 with a start time of 7 pm. Register online at PracticeHard.com before our Monday July 23, 2018, at 11:59 pm deadline will be ...

Union County’s Free Summer Arts Festival Continues July 18 at Echo Lake Park Featuring 5 Against 1

The Union County Summer Arts Festival concert series continues on Wednesday July 18, with the band 5 Against 1, a Pearl Jam  tribute band, taking the stage at Echo Lake Park in Mountainside.

The free series, presented by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders,is held at Echo Lake Park during July and moves to Oak Ridge Park in Clark during August.

5 Against 1, which ...

Award-Winning Senior Art Exhibited at Freeholders Gallery

A new exhibit of award winning artworks by local artists age 60 and up is now on display at the Freeholders Gallery through August 29. Each of the 13 works received first place honors in the countywide Senior Art Exhibit held earlier this summer in the Atrium at Liberty Hall in Union Township.

“Each in their own unique way, these artists have contributed to an enriching, creative ...

Union County Students Invited to Experience a Unique Silent Party

Students ages 12 to 16 are invited to “Youth Chella,” a silent party scheduled for Friday, Aug.16 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. in Union County’s Watchung Reservation at the Trailside Nature and Science Center, 452 New Providence Road in Mountainside.

Admission and refreshments are free with the donation of a snack item. The donations will be provided to students in the ...

Geoffrey the Giraffe Moves In To New Brunswick Children's Hospital

July 12, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Over a stretch of nearly 70 years, Geoffrey the Giraffe at Toys R Us stores was the symbol of happy times for generations of children, and now he may provide those same feelings for children coming to a hospital.

"From this day forward, Geoffrey stands tall in our lobby to encourage our smallest patients to smile when they enter our facilities," said John ...

Severe Thunderstorm, Flash Flood Warnings in Effect for Berkeley Heights Tuesday Afternoon

July 3, 2018

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ — The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Union County until 2:30 p.m. and a flash flood warning until 5 p.m.

“Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to flash flooding,” the service warned. “Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.”

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Special June Episode of 'Berkeley Heights Here & Now' Features 6th Annual Street Fair

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – The Berkeley Heights Communications Committee (BHCC) today announced a special edition of Berkeley Heights Here & Now is available on the Township website, www.berkeleyheightstwpnj.gov.

 

The special episode features the 6th Annual Berkeley Heights Street Fair held on June 24 and includes onsite interviews with attending residents/visitors, event ...

Women Have Special Financial Needs That Advisors Overlook

Women have special financial needs that advisors overlook in two ways: 1) advisors don’t always acknowledge the different planning needs women have and 2) advisors don’t always communicate well with female clients – especially if the client comes to a meeting with her husband. It’s very common for a male advisor to spend much or most of the face time in meetings talking to ...

5 Simple Ways to Save Water this Summer

According to the L.A. Times, the average American uses an estimated 98 gallons of water EACH day.  

Here are five simple ways you can save water, to help you conserve water this summer and take some pressure off of your drains.

1. Unless you are using it, turn the faucet off. How many of us still leave the water running while we shave or brush our teeth?According to ...