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The Simple Care of A Hopeful Heart: Dr. Robert Wicks

Wed, October 18, 7:00 PM

Mercy Hall, Watchung

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Add to My Calendar 10/18/2017 7:00pm 10/18/2017 9:00pm America/New_York The Simple Care of A Hopeful Heart: Dr. Robert Wicks

Mount Saint Mary House of Prayer Presents An Evening with Dr. Robert J. Wicks, who will speak on The Simple Care of a Hopeful Heart: Enhancing Resilience, Compassion, and Personal Well Being.

The event will be held on Wednesday, October 18, 2017, 7-9 p.m. in Mercy Hall, (under the chapel) on the grounds of the Mount Saint Mary Complex.

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It's Always About Affordability

October 13, 2017

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, ...

Few Would Consent to Spending Plan

During last night’s Town Council meeting, the Berkeley Heights Town Council voted to approve $30.9 million in debt, which is about $5,100 per average household in Berkeley Heights. This debt is all related to the new Municipal Building project.    

There are very few people in Berkeley Heights who would consent voluntarily to write a check to the town for this ...

No More Politics as Usual

A first-time candidate running to serve in the General Assembly for the 21st District, I am, quite simply, tired of politics as usual. I believe that with the right leadership, New Jersey can be a beacon of hope amidst a volatile political and economic landscape.

Born and raised in Hunterdon County, New Jersey, I eventually settled in ...

Change we can agree on with Susan Poage & Alvaro Medeiros for Town Council

October 17, 2017

I'm excited to tell you why I'm supporting Susan Poage and Alvaro Medeiros for Berkeley Heights town council. 

Berkeley Heights is a great town.  It is an amazing community to live in and I'm thrilled to be able to raise my family here. I have become more involved in town after having children and I am not happy with the current town council.  There has ...

A Call for All Library Supporters to Vote "Yes" on Nov. 7

Dear Editor:

As a New Jersey resident and strong supporter of our local library, I urge all New Jersey citizens to vote “YES” on Tuesday, November 7 for the NJ Library Construction Bond Act, supporting libraries across NJ. 

Libraries are increasingly becoming the social hubs of our communities.This act  authorizes New Jersey to issue ...

October is Dyslexia Awareness Month

Dear Editor,

 For years, I could never understand why each October we marked Dyslexia Awareness Month as a federal event, but not a state event.  

As a member of the New Jersey Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NJSHA), I am aware our association has dedicated considerable resources to educating our elected leaders in Trenton about the importance of this designation. I ...

Kingsley and Sincaglia Receive Broad Support

October 17, 2017

Kingsley and Sincaglia Receive Broad Support

Over a hundred gathered in support of Town Council candidates Jeanne Kingsley and John Sincaglia. “In Berkeley Heights, we are all neighbors seeking to work together to continue the forward progress of our community.  It is always an honor to have the opportunity to share ideas for our collective vision of a positive and vibrant ...

​Summit Area YMCA Honors Veterans with Free 1 Week Membership, Breakfast & More

The Summit Area YMCA is proud to announce that veterans and their families will be able to enjoy a free week of membership at both the Berkeley Heights YMCA and Summit YMCA branches during the week of November 5 through November 11. As one of the area’s leading non-profit charitable organizations, its mission and cause has been to provide quality programs to strengthen the community by ...

Fourth Annual Union County Day of Prayer Scheduled for Oct. 24 in Westfield

In the challenging time of racial and religious intolerance as displayed in Charlottesville, fevered anti-immigrant xenophobia and political discord of historic extremes there comes the balance of a nation pulling together to support the victims of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.

With this backdrop the Fourth Annual Union County "Day of Prayer and Reflection: Unifying Our Community ...

Scarecrows are Back – Vote Today!

The New Providence Scarecrow Stroll and Contest, sponsored by the New Providence Business Community, is back! Everyone is invited to stroll through downtown New Providence to visit all the scarecrows and choose their favorite.  Anyone can vote in a store or shop that has a scarecrow "VOTE HERE" sign in their window.  Voting continues through November 1 (one vote per person).

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 ...