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UNWIND Yoga & Wellness Center, New Providence

Core Power Flow

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Add to My Calendar 07/15/2020 5:30am 07/15/2020 11:30am America/New_York Core Power Flow

Join us for this empowering power yoga class to fire up your core, build your strength, and ignite your intent. Turn your stress into strength before you start your day.

This class will focus on moves to vitalize your solar plexus chakra in combination with overall alignment to help grow your confidence and vitality. This chakra empowers you to create the life you want and, when balanced, you ...

1280 Springfield Ave,, 2nd Floor New Providence, NJ 07974

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Protecting the Future: A Community Based Approach to Safety

October 25, 2020

First I want to acknowledge the work the current Board of Education is doing on making schools safer. As reported by several advocates in the community on this issue and Doug Reinstein, the district is moving forward in implementing changes to family involvement and data reporting when it comes to law enforcement activities in school. I want to thank those that initiated the request formally in ...

Berkeley Heights Will Continue To Reject The Politics of Fear

We have been talking to the people of Berkeley Heights for most of this unusual year about our platform and our priorities, but what we have also been doing is listening. There are two things residents in this town want to improve our community: real ideas and positivity. The smiles on our neighbors faces when we share that message with them only reinforces how important it is. And yet here we ...

Volunteers are the Backbone of our Community

The Kingsley and Varnerin families are no strangers to public service and volunteerism.  Our interest started decades ago and not just recently with running for Town Council.  Whether it’s helping with fundraisers, being involved with the local PTO’s, delivering food to the needy and first responders, coaching a sports team, or picking up trash around town, we find the time ...

Wildlife Wednesdays Programs For 2020

The Board of Chosen Freeholders is reminding residents that the popular, free “Wildlife Wednesdays” program will conclude its 2020 programming over the next 2 Wednesdays.

October 21st’s program “Reptiles and Gators” will feature an alligator and lizards, including a blue tongue skink and bearded dragon.  The October 28th’s Halloween-themed Insects and ...

Update: Union County Wildlife Wednesdays Program Moved to 6 PM

The Board of Chosen Freeholders wishes to remind residents that the popular “Wildlife Wednesdays” program will continue to run each Wednesday through the end of October, with a new starting time of 6:00 PM.

“Union County is striving to bring educational programs directly to our children that may not be accessible to everyone during these challenging times, and Wildlife ...

Senior Freeze Deadline Extended

October 23, 2020

We are very pleased that on October 22, 2020, the New Jersey Treasurer’s office extended the Senior Freeze filing deadline from November 2, 2020 to December 31, 2020.  This is a welcome development because many seniors were scrambling to meet the original date. 

Nevertheless, there is still a need for applications to be prepared as soon as possible.  The Treasurer’s ...

Thank You Jeanne Kingsley

October 25, 2020

From 2015-2017 it was my privilege to serve on the Berkeley Heights Township Council, the last year as Council President. I know firsthand the required time commitment to effectively perform the job.  Kudos to all of the candidates for volunteering for what is essentially an unpaid position (there is a stipend that equates to roughly $5/hr. when considering all of the meetings, preparation, ...

I voted today for Ramya Kasthuri and Joy Young

First, I’d like to commend all of the candidates running for the BH BOE.  It is a selfless and largely unrecognized role that serves a very important purpose in our community.  Thank you to each candidate for your willingness to volunteer your time, energy, passion and commitment to make a better experience for our children.

I’ll be honest, this is the first ...

Sai for Board of Education, Column 3

I’m a man of few words so this isn’t going to be the fanciest letter you read this election.

I have known Sai Bhargavi Akiri for many years as a friendly, helpful neighbor. My other neighbors agree with me that Sai is eager to share your interests, attentive to your needs and problems and generous with her offers to help when needed. Sai is also intelligent, thoughtful and ...

Tri-County Scholarship Fund to Honor Morristown Medical Center President Trish O'Keefe at Virtual Gala

October 23, 2020

MENDHAM, NJ – Tri-County Scholarship Fund (TCSF) will host its 39th Annual Awards Celebration on Monday, October 26, 2020, as a free, live-streaming event, honoring three New Jersey leaders, including Morristown Medical Center President, Trish O’Keefe. All of the honorees believe in and support the TCSF mission to provide partial scholarships for many of the state’s most ...

Free "Virtual Saturday" Series for People with Special Needs

Join the Office for Persons with Disabilities & Special Needs at a Virtual Saturday Series; Enjoy Healthy Eating with Tony and More.

The Freeholder Board is proud to present the new Virtual Saturday Series through the Union County Office for Persons with Disabilities & Special Needs. The series will be held every other Saturday from October 10th through December 19th.

Each virtual ...

Chatham High School Presents: The Laramie Project

On December 4 & 5, Chatham High School Theatre Department will present a virtual production of The Laramie Project, written in 2000 by Moises Kaufman and the Tectonic Theater Project. The play is conducted in interview style as a reaction to the 1998 murder of Matthew Shepard, a gay University of Wyoming student. Shepard’s murder was denounced as a hate crime and has brought attention ...

Edwin Roman Passes Away at Age 26

October 19, 2020

SUMMIT, NJ - Edwin Roman, one of Summit's most familiar faces and beloved personalities, passed away October 18 at age 26. The circumstances of his passing have not been made public, and a GoFundMe site has been established to assist with funeral service expenses. The site has generated nearly $26,000 in the several hours since it has been posted.

The GoFundMe site's page ...

Flemington Mayor Under Fire Over ‘Vulgar’ Facebook Comments

October 14, 2020

FLEMINGTON, NJ — Controversy continued to swirl at Tuesday’s council meeting over Facebook remarks Mayor Betsy Driver made regarding Supreme Court Justices’ views on same-sex marriage, with two council members calling for her censure and nearly a dozen residents making impassioned statements, offering both support and criticism.

Driver, whose marriage to Loretta Nagel ...

Determining Tax on Roth IRA Distributions

Roth IRA distributions are always tax-free… right? Not necessarily. There are certain circumstances where your Roth IRA distribution could be subject to income tax. Determining whether your withdrawal will be taxed depends on factors such as your age and the type of funds you’re withdrawing.

To learn more, click here to download “Determining Tax on Roth IRA Distributions in ...

6 Options for Distribution from a Company Plan

Whether you are changing employers or reaching retirement, deciding what to do with your company retirement plan is an important decision with more options than you may expect—six to be exact. Without proper expertise to navigate this landscape, you may not realize the tax savings opportunities you have available, or worse, be in danger of making costly mistakes.

To help understand the ...