Norton Simon with Cultural Historian Barbara Tomlinson

Norton Simon was an American billionaire (Hunt Food and Industries) and a philanthropist.  From canned tomatoes to magnificent art, Norton Simon was a deal-maker who loved getting a bargain.  In the process, he created one of America’s greatest small museums.  Come learn his story. This arts program is made possible in part by a 2018 HEART (History, Education, Arts Reaching Thousands) Grant from the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders. 

Price: $8, Member Price: Free,  Stay for lunch - Price: $6.50, Recommended Senior Price: $4.50, reservations for lunch are requested three days in advance, contact Alison Rivlin at 908-889-8800 x260 or arivlin@jccnj.org  

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  1. Alison Rivlin
  2. 908-889-8800 ext. 260
  3. arivlin@jccnj.org
Thu, May 16
11:15 am — 12:15 pm
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Norton Simon was an American billionaire (Hunt Food and Industries) and a philanthropist. From canned tomatoes to magnificent art, Norton Simon was a deal-maker who loved getting a bargain. In the process, he created one of America’s greatest small museums. Come learn his story. This arts program is made possible in part by a 2018 HEART (History, Education, Arts Reaching Thousands) Grant ...

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Wardlaw+Hartridge Students Resume Tutoring Work

EDISON, NJ -- The global pandemic and the need to work remotely has not stopped The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison’s partnership with Interfaith RISE of Highland Park and the W+H student-to-family tutoring program.  

On Tuesday, Sept. 8, Nicole Nolan of Bridgewater, W+H Director of Global Scholars and Community Outreach, along with Maya Wahrman, R&P Case ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Peer Leadership Retreat Enjoys New Look

EDISON, NJ 00 For three days, the 12 newly appointed senior peer leaders at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison moved the program’s annual opening retreat a little closer to home – right on the W+H campus!

Normally, the kickoff to the Peer Leadership program resides on the wooded property of the Fairview Lakes YMCA in upstate NJ. However, this year our team building and ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Kicks Off School Year with Convocation Ceremony

The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison officially opened the 2020-2021 school year with its 138th Convocation Ceremony. This year’s ceremony was held virtually in a webinar presented to the full W+H community.

The processional included members of the Upper School Student Council carrying their class flags, which were placed on the stage of the Berry Performing Arts Center.

Union County Launches Virtual Wildlife Wednesdays Program

The Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that the popular “Wildlife Wednesdays” program is returning next Wednesday, September 23 with “NJ Natives” a program focusing on wildlife original to the garden state, such as the spotted turtle and garter snake.  New programs will continue to run each Wednesday through the end of October, with a new starting time ...

TAPinto Cranford Readers Share Back-to-School Photos

September 15, 2020

CRANFORD - Monday marked the first time the Cranford Public Schools district held any in-person learning since March.

With Cranford's hybrid model, students in all grades can receive a mix of in-person and online instruction or all online instruction. We asked readers to send in their back-to-school photos. 

Preschool - Grade 5: Schools are open to all ...

Union County Announces COVID-19 Emergency Drive-Up Food Distribution, September 26

September 22, 2020

Distribution is a joint effort with Community FoodBank of New Jersey. Produce will be distributed on a first come-first served basis.

The Union County Freeholder Board announced the County will hold an emergency drive-up food distribution for Union County residents to aid those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic on Saturday, September 26th, beginning at 9 a.m. at Kean University, located at ...

Westfield Man, Woman Assaulted with Bat During Morning Break-in, Police Say

September 22, 2020

Updated at 5:28 p.m.

WESTFIELD, NJ — Residents of a home in the 100 block of Park Street were assaulted with a baseball bat during an early Tuesday morning break-in that officers have arrested four people in connection with, police said.

The man injured during the altercation was treated at a local hospital and has since been released, Police Chief Christopher Battiloro said. The ...

Second Summit Middle School Student COVID-19 Case Confirmed

SUMMIT, NJ - Summit Superintendent of Schools Scott Hough and Principal Donna Gallo have announced that a second Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School student has tested positive for COVID-19. The announcement, in the form of a letter from Hough and Gallo to the "Summit Public Schools Community," comes just four days after the confirmation of the first case.

The ...

Summit Middle School Student Tests Positive for COVID-19

SUMMIT, NJ - In an emailed communication addressed to the "Summit Community," Superintendent of Schools Scott Hough has announced that a Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School student has tested positive for COVID-19.

According to Hough, the student is "currently self-isolating" and the District is "working closely with public health officials, who are ...

Community Conversations: Take Charge of Your Health

September is National Preparedness Month, so now is the time to take charge of your health. On the next Atlantic Health System Community Conversation, Scott Lauter, MD, MBA, FACP, FHM, Chief Medical Officer, Atlantic Medical Group and Faith Goldman, MD, Atlantic Breast Associates - Branchburg share some crucial information and answer your questions about the screenings and examinations you should ...

CentraState Healthcare System and Atlantic Health System Seek Expanded Partnership

Systems sign Letter of Intent to build upon successful clinical affiliation

Building on a history of successful collaboration to improve the health of residents across northern and central New Jersey, CentraState Healthcare System and Atlantic Health System have signed a Letter of Intent to create a unique model for health system co-ownership. Upon completion of this expanded ...

5 Ways to Make Your Favorite Chili Into a Totally Different Meal

September 22, 2020

Does the cooler weather have you craving chili? A bowl of red is a great way to warm up, and if the leftovers start to bore you, there are plenty of ways you can mix things up.

Make your favorite chili into totally different meals with these simple ideas:

Serve it Cincinnati-style* over spaghetti with shredded Cheddar cheese and chopped onions.

Make it part of a “baked ...

Graham and Kearney's Four Point Plan for Garwood

September 22, 2020

We believe Garwood is a wonderful small town, and we want to keep it that way. We also believe it is important to always try to improve. As we seek your support in this year's election, we have developed a concrete plan to ensure Garwood stays strong by prioritizing public safety and fiscal responsibility as well as working to strengthen the connection with the residents through transparency ...

Why the Flu Shot Is More Important Than Ever. Check it off your list.

Between social distancing and mask wearing, we have been taking the necessary precautions to safeguard our health. But there’s one more important item that should be on our to-do lists. It’s the annual flu vaccination, and this year, it’s more important than ever.

The flu and COVID-19 are both highly contagious respiratory illnesses. Although they’re caused by different ...