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Thu, October 18, 7:00 PM

The Westwood, Garwood

Join St. Joseph's For Our Annual Grand 50/50 ...

Food & Drink Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 10/18/2018 7:00pm 10/18/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Join St. Joseph's For Our Annual Grand 50/50 Raffle!

Grand Raffle Tickets on sale now! $20 each, or 3 for $50.

Grand Raffle Prizes

Grand Prize: $15,600* (or 30% of receipts from ticket sales)
2nd Prize: $7,800* (or 15% of receipts from ticket sales)
3rd Prize: $2,600* (or 5% of receipts from ticket sales)
*Above prizes assume that all 2,600 tickets are sold at full price.

Purchase tickets at one of two locations:

St. Joseph Social ...

438 North Avenue Garwood, NJ 07027

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Innovation and Compassion: Overlook Medical Center Gives Summit's Homeless Sleeping Bags - Hand-made from Surgical Wrap

SUMMIT, NJ – DECEMBER 2019 - With icy weather on its way, Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center put its innovative spirit to work to help protect the City of Summit’s homeless population, with a donation of its own hand-made sleeping bags and pillows, created from re-purposed surgical blue wrap.

Surgical blue wrap, used to cover sterile surgical instruments and ...

Thanksgiving: A Day to Be Thankful for What We Have in New Jersey 

In the 1620s, Pilgrims arrived in the New World seeking sanctuary from the religious persecution they experienced in England. The small number of Pilgrims established s colony in Plymouth, Massachusetts. 

The 1621 Plymouth feast and thanksgiving was prompted by a good harvest, which the Pilgrims celebrated with Native Americans, who helped them pass the last winter by giving them ...

Union County Names New Director for Division of Social Services

December 5, 2019

Union County Manager Edward T. Oatman has announced the appointment of Kamili A. Williams to head the County’s Division of Social Services, within the Department of Human Services, effective November 25, 2019.  Ms. Williams succeeds former director Charles Gillon who retired in September after 30 years of service.

Ms. Williams leads approximately 500 employees located in the ...

Season’s First Snow Set for Sunday in Clark, Union County

November 30, 2019

CLARK, NJ — Slippery conditions are in store for Sunday, the National Weather Service said.

Forecasters predict 1 to 3 inches of snow and ice that is anticipated to create a light glaze in southern Union County, among other regions, a winter-weather advisory in effect 7 a.m. — 7 p.m. Sunday.

The Weather Service also advised of additional snowfall set for Monday afternoon ...

Union County Freeholders Discuss Local CNN Hero, County College Award Nomination, Veterans Programs

ELIZABETH, NJ — The Union County freeholder board approved several resolutions during their meeting Nov. 14, including the addition of two canine officers to the Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit. The board also discussed an award nomination for Union County College, county initiatives for veterans, and a national recognition for a local nonprofit founder.

Union County College Award ...

Election 2019: Incumbents Kowalski, Granados, Williams Re-elected to Union County Freeholder Board

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Freeholder Chair Bette Jane Kowalski, Freeholder Sergio Granados, and Freeholder Rebecca Williams have been re-elected to the county’s Board of Chosen Freeholders, official election results show. All three freeholders will serve three-year terms beginning in 2020.

A total of five candidates ran for three seats on the freeholder board. The three democratic ...

Post Thanksgiving Winter Storm Intensifies

December 2, 2019

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – Phase Three of the post-Thanksgiving storm is well underway.  Models came together and are showing the storm to be a bit colder aloft than originally forecast.  This means higher snow totals than first predicted, and a later conclusion to the storm, now forecast to end near sunrise Tuesday morning.

Final accumulation totals are looking as follows:

South ...

Tips for Driving in Snow and Ice

Winter storms, bad weather and sloppy road conditions are a factor in nearly half a million crashes and more than 2,000 road deaths every winter, according to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. In fact, about 46 percent of all crashes involving bad weather take place in the winter.

AAA analyzed bad weather and crashes over a five-year period. The study found that the highest proportion of ...

Holiday Fire Truck Parade Will Feature Over 140 Vehicles Saturday

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The West Paterson and Totowa Fire Departments are extremely excited to present their first Holiday Parade on Saturday, Nov. 30. It is not to be missed, they say, as over 140 trucks, apparatuses, and floats are expected. The parade will start at 6 p.m.

Roads along the area of the parade route will be closed off between 5 and 5:30 p.m. Police advise that you arrive at your ...

Opinion: California’s New Labor Law is Killing Business – NJ is About to do the Same

November 22, 2019

As a former California resident with many friends still there, I watched with horror as Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) was passed. The bill, which takes effect January 1, 2020, reclassifies many independent contractors as employees. The upside is that some workers in this gig economy will gain employee benefits and other worker protections. The downside is that my California-based freelance writer friends ...

Holiday Gift Guide: Financial Gifts with a Lasting Impact

The gift-giving season is fast approaching. So, if you are like a lot of people, this means you are spending time trying to brainstorm gifts to give your loved ones – something that they will use and appreciate. For those disillusioned with giving gifts that are quickly used up or forgotten the moment the wrapping paper comes off, consider a financial gift designed to make an impact. Here ...

Obituaries

Apr 10, 1934 - Oct 23, 2019
Emily Bielen (nee Mazur), 85, of Clark, NJ passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019.
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