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Historical Society of Plainfield to Host Lecture, Book Signing on March 26

March 19, 2017

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Stop by the Drake House Museum on Sunday, March 26th when the Historical Society of Plainfield hosts a lecture and book signing with author Carol Simon Levin as Abigail Adams.

Levin's book, “Remembering The Ladies: From Patriots in Petticoats to Presidential Candidates,” is made up of lost stories about amazing American women.  

The lecture will take ...

Bill’s Army & Navy Store Closes after 45 Years

SHORT HILLS, NJ - The parking lot is empty and the store is locked. A notice appeared in the front window this week, “Please be advised that Benjamin A. Stanziale Jr., Esq. has been appointed Trustee of Bill’s of Millburn, Inc. d/b/a Bill’s Army & Navy Store.  It further states “These premises and Contents therein are subject to the Jurisdiction of the United ...

Meet Westfield's Joe Nolan, Grand Marshal of 2017 Union County St. Patrick's Day Parade

WESTFIELD, NJ — When Joe Nolan graduated from Holy Trinity High School in Westfield and headed to Seton Hall, he had his sights set on becoming a lawyer. A visit to the campus radio station changed everything. Now, more than 40 years later, he’s still on the air as a traffic reporter on CBS FM 101.1 with the Scott Shannon in the Morning show.

“I was looking for something to ...

Rep. Lance Answers Questions on Trump's Border Wall, Education and the Free Press

Editor’s note: This is the third in our series reporting on Rep. Leonard Lance’s Town Hall, which he held Wednesday evening at Raritan Valley Community College. The first installment reported on the protestors outside of the Town Hall, and Lance’s responses to questions about the Affordable Care Act and funding Planned Parenthood. The second installment covered the issues of ...

Protests, Boisterous Crowd at Leonard Lance's Town Hall Meeting

BRANCHBURG, NJ – Rep. Leonard Lance of the state’s 7th Congressional District held his 41st Town Hall at Raritan Valley Community College Wednesday evening, fielding questions ranging from the Affordable Care Act to Russia, from investigating Donald Trump’s taxes to the environment.

As Lance promised, the event began promptly at the official start time of 7 p.m.

But hours ...

Lance Responds to Questions on Russia, Impeachment, Environment at Town Hall

BRANCHBURG, NJ – There was so much interest in Rep. Leonard Lance’s Town Hall yesterday that a second one has been scheduled for 9 a.m. Saturday.

Lance said Raritan Valley Community College’s Nash Theater was chosen for each event because it’s the largest venue in his district. Saturday’s Town hall will be Lance’s 42nd such meeting since being elected to ...

Muñoz, Handlin Introduce Bill Increasing Initial Opioid Prescriptions

Assemblywomen Nancy F. Muñoz and Amy Handlin said they will introduce legislation increasing initial prescriptions for opioid medications from five to seven days. The bill is in response to legislation (A3/S3) approved by the General Assembly today that limits such prescriptions to five days. The five-day limit is part of a broader bill addressing the state’s opioid ...

Lance: White House Reopens for Public Tours

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today announced that the White House Visitors Office will resume public tours of the White House on March 7th.

“Every year many families from New Jersey travel to visit our Nation’s Capital and enjoy the historic monuments, scenery and national treasurers that Washington, D.C. has to offer.  I am pleased the Trump ...

Operation Shoebox New Jersey Commemorates 12th Anniversary, Invites Volunteers to Feb. 18 Packing Event

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Operation Shoebox New Jersey will commemorate its 12th anniversary at the VFW, 600 Washington Ave., Manville on Feb. 18, 2017 and invites all volunteers to help assemble care packages for shipment overseas to deployed US troops around the world.

The volunteer organization, based in Hillsborough and Somerville, expects to pack 1,200 or more care packages.

The ...

Playball for Miracles Honors Elizabeth Fire Chief Kelly with Division for Police, Fire, and EMS

ELIZABETH, NJ – Former Elizabeth Fire Chief Lou Kelly is being posthumously honored by Playball for Miracles with a division named in his honor, organizers of the fundraiser for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals announced.

In the past, this one-pitch, softball tournament has consisted of two divisions, Men’s and Co-ed. On May 6, 2017, Playball for Miracles will launch the ...

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