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NJ TRANSIT Graduating Seven Locomotive Engineer Classes in Two Years – Same Number Graduated in Last Five Years Combined

With the recent June 2019 graduating class and six more classes of locomotive engineering trainees graduating through December 2020, NJ TRANSIT will have graduated seven classes in two years (2019 – 2020). That’s the same number of classes that graduated in the previous five years combined (2014 – 2018.)

Agency officials attribute the significant increase in engineer training ...

Building Goodwill with Gratitude on NJ TRANSIT

NJ TRANSIT’s Customer Advocate and Chief Experience Officer Stewart Mader regularly rides buses, light rail, and trains to engage with customers and identify ways to streamline the  customer experience. 

This week, he rode with customers on the Montclair-Boonton Line to thank them for adjusting their schedules during Amtrak infrastructure work at New York Penn Station. That ...

Thank You, Montclair-Boonton, North Jersey Coast Line & Morris & Essex Line Riders

This spring we announced that Amtrak would need to take two tracks out of service at Penn Station New York this summer to accommodate critical infrastructure repair work. As a result, on weekdays only, four peak-period Midtown Direct trains in each direction on the Montclair-Boonton Line, one peak-period train in each direction on the North Jersey Coast Line and select reverse-peak trains on the ...

Brain Surgery Breakthrough and Other News from Atlantic Health System

On this AtlantiCast, see how Atlantic Health System is breaking new ground when it comes to brain surgery, learn about a new clinical trial into the treatment of melanoma, find out how Overlook Medical Center is turning trash into treasure and making health care more environmentally friendly and much more!

 

Young Taekwondo Extraordinaire Shares His Talents with the Y

Fifteen-year-old Madison resident Jake De Guzman is a Y Ninja Gym assistant instructor at the Madison Area YMCA. The Y is pretty lucky to have him—he’s an accomplished, award-winning student of Taekwondo. A USA National Taekwondo Poomsae Team Member, Jake specializes in the discipline of Recognized and Freestyle Poomsae. 

Two years ago, Jake needed to add acrobatics to his ...

A Week at the Library of The Chathams Monday, September 16 – Sunday, September 22, 2019

PROGRAMS AND EVENTS

For information about all programs or to sign up, please call the library at 973‑635‑0603 or go to http://www.chathamlibrary.org

Ⓐ Adult           Ⓒ Children     Ⓣ Teen           Ⓕ Family

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16

Ⓒ Stories with the Librarian ...

A Week at the Library of The Chathams Monday, September 9 – Sunday, September 15, 2019

NEW:  CHINESE CONVERSATION GROUP

The school year has started, and the library is getting serious about its educational mission for all ages.  You will see a whole array of learning programs in this week’s lineup, but one is brand new to the library and to Chatham.  The Chatham Chinese Association, in cooperation with the Library of the Chathams, is starting a Chinese ...

Gold: Is it the Answer to this Market?

Recession concerns abound. Manufacturing worldwide is slumping, with the latest read in the US pointing to outright contraction.  

The much-feared yield inversion has occurred, linked historically with a follow-on recession. Haven assets, including sovereign debt, precious metals, and non-cyclical dividend paying stocks, have attracted much buying interest, as investors try ...

The Risks Behind Today's IPO Market

Initial public offerings of stock (IPOs) offer a bundle of appealing attributes, as they often represent a new company in a hot industry with unlimited growth potential.  As institutional investors usually get first dibs at these offerings, retail and individual investors often feel left out, especially if prices skyrocket immediately following pricing. A closer look at today’s IPO ...

VIDEO: Point View's Dietze on Empire State's Private Wealth Exodus

September 16, 2019

Now that legendary money manager Carl Icahn is departing New York for Florida, why and how is the big money leaving the high tax states? Point View's David Dietze joins Texas Congressman Lance Gooden to discuss live on FOX Business:

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For over 25 years, Point View Wealth Management, Inc. has been working with families in Summit and beyond, providing ...

In response to Mr. Dan Miller’s 9/17/19 Letter to the Editor

September 17, 2019

To the Editor:

I would like to thank Mr. Miller for bringing attention to this very important meeting and subject matter. For residents who would like to see specifically what Mr. Miller is referring to, you can go on-line to
https://chathamtownship-nj.gov/township-committee-agendas-and-minutes/67-video/tc-video-2019/396-township-committee-091219-video. Scroll to the 2 hours, 5-minute point ...

New Jersey Date Night: Autumn Apple Picking

September 14, 2019

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

When you date someone not from New Jersey they might ask why we’re known as the Garden State. Typically the answer can be found with one visit to a local farmer’s market, but if doubt persists all you have to do is take them to a New Jersey orchard. 

A beautiful fall afternoon becomes ...

Obituaries

- Apr 10, 2019
Albert Longley Hale, a long-time resident of Berkeley Heights, New Jersey, died at the age of 92 ...
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North Essex Chamber of Commerce Marking Milestone with 50th Anniversary Gala & Fundraiser

September 17, 2019

ESSEX COUNTY, NEW JERSEY -- The North Essex Chamber of Commerce (NECC) is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a Gala & Fundraiser to be held on September 26 at The Manor in West Orange, NJ. The NECC is the official chamber of commerce for nine towns in Essex County, NJ: Montclair, Fairfield, West Caldwell, Caldwell, North Caldwell, Roseland, Verona, Cedar Grove and Essex Fells. 

The ...

Chatham Borough Police: Brick Thrown Through Windshield Leads to 'Criminal Mischief' Arrest; Assault Arrest for Face Punch

September 13, 2019

CHATHAM, NJ - At approximately 5:27 p.m. on September 11th, 2019, Detective Michael Permison arrested Andrew Wernsing, age 28 from Hillsborough Township, New Jersey and charged him with criminal mischief.
The arrest stemmed from an investigation in which Mr. Wernsing allegedly threw a brick through the windshield of a vehicle belonging to a Chatham Borough business. Mr. Wernsing came to ...

Are You Ready to Deal with Your Beneficiary Forms?

Over the last 20+ years of practicing law, I have been frustrated by the lack of thought given to beneficiary form planning regarding retirement assets such as IRAs, 401ks, 403bs, etc. We are programmed to contribute the “max” to our retirement accounts and we disregard, or do not understand, the pitfalls of an improperly filled-out beneficiary forms. This piece deals with how parents ...