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Bodnar Auctions Hosts 'Lifestyles of the Rich and Fulfilling the Dream Sale' on Saturday

June 22, 2017

EDISON, NJ - “Lifestyles of the Rich . . . and Fulfilling the Dream Sale," a private estate auction by Bodnar Auctions, will feature the entire contents of a prominent couple’s home in Warren County.

“Everything was the best of the best,” Bodnar said.

The couple accumulated their wealth breeding and racing horses , living on a 160-acre farm in Asbury, ...

New Providence Independence Day Celebration!

Investors Bank Sponsors Fireworks on Monday, July 3

The New Providence Independence Day Celebration returns to the borough on Monday, July 3, on South Street from Gales Drive to Springfield Avenue, and will include fun filled activities for all. DJ John Souren of Club Souren will provide entertainment from his perch on South Street. There will be "Chalk on South" (kids of all ...

New Providence Writer Mary Carlomagno Publishes Her Fourth Book, A Novel

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Mary Carlomagno, the New Providence based author of three books, sat down with Tapinto to talk about how her newly published novel, “Best Friend For Hire,” came to be. Over coffee at Starbucks, and in between her local friends stopping by our table to say hello, Carlomagno opened up about life in New Providence with her husband and two young children and how she ...

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Signs Marketing Agreement with Juwai.com, China’s Largest International Property Portal

June 13, 2017

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices today announced a marketing agreement with Juwai.com to syndicate all of its franchisees’ residential listings to the China-based international property portal that attracts roughly two million visitors monthly.

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices also launched a banner advertising campaign on Juwai.com to promote its brand, home page and listings to ...

Lance States Why He Supports Repeal of Dodd-Frank

 WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) supported the Financial Choice Act which repeals the Dodd-Frank Law that created bank bail outs with taxpayer money and imposed regulations that contributed to the closing of forty-two New Jersey community banks.

“The Dodd-Frank Law is an example of over-regulation costing jobs.  Forty-two community banks in New ...

NPHS Graduates the Class of 2017 at 58th Annual Commencement Ceremony

June 23, 2017

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - All 182 students at New Providence High School were accepted as graduates this past Wednesday evening, with an astounding 99.4% of students pursuing an education at the next level.

The festivities kicked off with the band welcoming the graduates with “Pomp and Circumstance”, followed by senior class president Ryan Pope leading the crowd in the pledge of ...

Expert Gardeners Share Tips on Growing a Successful Vegetable Garden

The Rutgers Master Gardeners of Union County are on a mission to help gardens flourish all over Union County, and this summer they are offering a free Vegetable Garden Series of classes and garden tours available to all gardeners from beginner to expert. The series is held in the Union County Demonstration Garden.

The Demonstration Garden, located in Union County’s Watchung Reservation ...

Lauren Pope and Hudson Barth Win Scholar-Athlete Award

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The 2017 Union County Interscholastic Association Conference Scholar-Athlete award has been earned by seniors Lauren Pope and Hudson Barth, as they have both excelled on the field athletically and off the field academically over the course of their four years in high school.

“It means a lot to win something like this,” said Barth.  “It’s nice ...

Christie Administration Kicks Off 2017 #Jerseyfreshlove Photo Contest

June 15, 2017

VINELAND, NJ -- Get your camera ready, log onto Instagram, and get ready for the 2017 #JerseyFreshLove photo contest.. 

New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher and the 2016 winner of the Jersey Fresh Love social media photo contest, Ryan Briggs, owner of Outlaw’s Burger Barn and Creamery in Vineland, recently kicked off the 2017 #jerseyfreshlove Instagram-only ...

Expert Gardeners Share Tips on Growing a Successful Vegetable Garden

The Rutgers Master Gardeners of Union County are on a mission to help gardens flourish all over Union County, and this summer they are offering a free Vegetable Garden Series of classes and garden tours available to all gardeners from beginner to expert. The series is held in the Union County Demonstration Garden.

The Demonstration Garden, located in Union County’s Watchung Reservation ...

Expert Gardeners Share Tips on Growing a Successful Vegetable Garden

June 15, 2017

The Rutgers Master Gardeners of Union County are on a mission to help gardens flourish all over Union County, and this summer they are offering a free Vegetable Garden Series of classes and garden tours available to all gardeners from beginner to expert. The series is held in the Union County Demonstration Garden.

The Demonstration Garden, located in Union County’s Watchung Reservation ...

Congressman Lance Speaks at American Legion Jersey Boys State

June 18, 2017

LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ – U.S. Rep. Leonard Lance (R-NJ) returned to the place where he started his political career Sunday, the podium at American Legion Jersey Boys State.

The 1969 delegate of the nationwide government-in-action program spoke to the nearly 1,000 rising senior boys at Rider University, professing his love for the program that launched his government ...

Super Volcanoes to Shakespeare, Union County 4-H Students Demonstrate Wide Range of Knowledge

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Students the Union County 4-H program traveled to New Brunswick last Saturday to participate in the annual statewide 4-H Public Speaking Contest at Rutgers University.

Each student spoke at length on a topic of their choice and were recognized with “Very Good,” “Excellent” and “Best in Room” awards.

Pictured from (left-right): James ...

Congressman Lance Speaks at American Legion Jersey Boys State

June 18, 2017

LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ – U.S. Rep. Leonard Lance (R-NJ) returned to the place where he started his political career Sunday, the podium at American Legion Jersey Boys State.

The 1969 delegate of the nationwide government-in-action program spoke to the nearly 1,000 rising senior boys at Rider University, professing his love for the program that launched his government ...

New Providence American Legion Observes Flag Day with Ceremony to Retire American Flags

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -  New Providence American Legion Post 433 held its Flag Retirement Ceremony on Flag Day, June 14 at the Legion Hall, 357 Elkwood Avenue.

American flags which have become faded, frayed, soiled or otherwise unserviceable were retired by destroying with full respect and honor. These rites include burning on an appropriate pyre. 

Since 1946, American ...

Council Discusses Road Issues, Old Borough Hall Lease in New Providence

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – The Borough Council discussed traffic safety issues and the ongoing infrastructure projects affecting residents this summer at its Monday, June 12 meeting. The council also pondered whether to sell or lease the old borough hall.

Many Mountain Avenue residents showed up at the May council meeting to alert the council about their concerns regarding the traffic in their ...

New Providence Volunteer Rescue Squad's Nell Receives Overlook 'Excellence in EMS Award'

June 16, 2017

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence Volunteer Rescue Squad's Teresa Nell has been selected as one of 14 first responders to receive the Overlook Medical Center Excellence in EMS Award.

As the nation marked National EMS Week, Overlook Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System, celebrated the important role of EMS first responders in the communities they serve, and ...

'The Art of Healing' Event Renews Beauty In Life for Cancer Survivors at Summit Medical Group MD Anderson Cancer Center

Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, cast the shadow of our burden behind us. -- Samuel Smiles "Wherever you are on your journey as a survivor, never lose hope," said cancer survivor Shannon Vick of Berkeley Heights.

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -  It's been a year since the launch of the partnership between Summit Medical Group and MD ...

Expert Gardeners Share Tips on Growing a Successful Vegetable Garden

The Rutgers Master Gardeners of Union County are on a mission to help gardens flourish all over Union County, and this summer they are offering a free Vegetable Garden Series of classes and garden tours available to all gardeners from beginner to expert. The series is held in the Union County Demonstration Garden.

The Demonstration Garden, located in Union County’s Watchung Reservation ...

Bodnar Auctions Hosts 'Lifestyles of the Rich and Fulfilling the Dream Sale' on Saturday

June 22, 2017

EDISON, NJ - “Lifestyles of the Rich . . . and Fulfilling the Dream Sale," a private estate auction by Bodnar Auctions, will feature the entire contents of a prominent couple’s home in Warren County.

“Everything was the best of the best,” Bodnar said.

The couple accumulated their wealth breeding and racing horses , living on a 160-acre farm in Asbury, ...

Expert Gardeners Share Tips on Growing a Successful Vegetable Garden

The Rutgers Master Gardeners of Union County are on a mission to help gardens flourish all over Union County, and this summer they are offering a free Vegetable Garden Series of classes and garden tours available to all gardeners from beginner to expert. The series is held in the Union County Demonstration Garden.

The Demonstration Garden, located in Union County’s Watchung Reservation ...

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Signs Marketing Agreement with Juwai.com, China’s Largest International Property Portal

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices today announced a marketing agreement with Juwai.com to syndicate all of its franchisees’ residential listings to the China-based international property portal that attracts roughly two million visitors monthly.

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices also launched a banner advertising campaign on Juwai.com to promote its brand, home page and listings to ...

Roxbury Amateur Radio Expert Readies for Weekend of Roughing It

June 22, 2017

ROXBURY, NJ - A Roxbury based group of amateur (“ham”) radio operators is looking for new members and its founder is inviting the public to participate in this weekend’s American Radio Relay League Field Day to get a taste of things at their worst.

 At the event, amateur radio operators will stay outdoors and work around the clock to set up field radio communication ...

Wednesday Evening's 7-Eleven Armed Robbery Remains Under Investigation

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - On Wednesday June 21, 2017 AT 10:01 p.m., the Berkeley Heights Police Department Communication Center received a report of an armed robbery at the 7-11 Convenience Store, located at 417 Springfield Ave.  The actor is described as a black male, wearing red Adidas pants, black shirt, partially covered face, and carrying a black handgun. 

After committing the ...

Police Searching for Man After Robbery at 7-Eleven in Berkeley Heights

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - There are reports of a robbery just after 10 p.m. Wednesday evening at 7-Eleven located at 417 Springfield Ave. in Berkeley Heights.

The NorthStar helicoptor is assisting the Berkeley Heights Police Department with the search for a black male approximately 5' 9" tall, wearing a ski cap, black hoodie and red pants, according to ...

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Signs Marketing Agreement with Juwai.com, China’s Largest International Property Portal

June 13, 2017

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices today announced a marketing agreement with Juwai.com to syndicate all of its franchisees’ residential listings to the China-based international property portal that attracts roughly two million visitors monthly.

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices also launched a banner advertising campaign on Juwai.com to promote its brand, home page and listings to ...

The United Methodist Church of Summit Celebrates 150th Anniversary

June 18, 2017

SUMMIT, NJ - The United Methodist Church of Summit, located on 'the point' of Kent Place Boulevard and DeForest Avenue is celebrating its 150th Anniversary in 2017.

September 11, 2017 will mark the formal anniversary of the Methodist congregation sharing God’s Love. in Summit. Throughout its 150 years, the congregation has shared God’s love through worship, ...

Summit's United Methodist Church Hosts Outdoor Worship at Briant Park June 25

SUMMIT, NJ - Nature's beauty will serve as a natural cathedral when the United Methodist Church of Summit host 'Praying Psalms in Nature' June 25 at Summit's Briant Park.

Beginning at 112:30 p.m., the family-friendly and multi-generational event will see groups of various paces formed and stroll the park, reflecting on nature-inspired Psalms. Those wishing to participate ...

Gofundme Campaign Seeks to Raise Money for Guidetti Family

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Victor Guidetti III, of Berkeley Heights, was killed Sunday, June 11, while riding his motorcycle. A memorial has been set up near the scene of the accident on Valley Road in Gillette. Mr. Guidetti was married to Stephanie and they had two sons, Victor IV, 17, and Wyatt, 9.

A family member has created a gofundme campaign to “help Stefanie raise her young ...

New Providence PAL 8U Softball captures second place at the Cranford Summer Slam Tournament

June 21, 2017

CRANFORD, NJ - This past weekend, the New Providence 8U Green softball team battled their way to a second place finish at the Cranford Summer Slam Softball Tournament.  The Pioneers picked up multiple wins, including an epic rally in the bottom of the sixth to advance to the championship game.

After playing three games during opening round play, New Providence earned the ...

Lauren Pope and Hudson Barth Win Scholar-Athlete Award

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The 2017 Union County Interscholastic Association Conference Scholar-Athlete award has been earned by seniors Lauren Pope and Hudson Barth, as they have both excelled on the field athletically and off the field academically over the course of their four years in high school.

“It means a lot to win something like this,” said Barth.  “It’s nice ...

New Providence Sophomore Cheney Price Places In Meet Of Champions

COLUMBUS, NJ - Last week, rising star Cheney Price was the only New Providence spring track athlete, amongst a program that won sectional titles on both the boys and girls side, as he tied for sixth place at the pole vault event, that saw him reach 14 feet, an astonishing feat that only a handful of other pole vaulters could accomplish in the state.

There is no saying what Price ...

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Change is Starting

June 10, 2017

Dear Neighbors,

The news from Tuesday’s Primary election is good.  Democratic voters in Summit and the other towns comprising Legislative District 21 are speaking up. 

I’m pleased to report that Democratic turnout in LD 21 in 2017 was a stunning 3 ½ times greater than in 2009, the most recent comparable primary when the governor’s seat was ...

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"Midnight Madness" by NJYT

June 24, 2017

NJYT, in association with the Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts, presents a new, modern musical, Midnight Madness, at the Wharton Institute in Berkeley Heights, NJ from July 20- August 6.

TICKETS:

Adults: $30, Seniors/Wheelchair $27, Students (age 12 or above w/Student ID) $20.

https://whartonarts.myboxoffice.us/program/midnight-madness-1039

PERFORMANCE DATES:

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Steve Guberer joins Imagine Board of Trustees

Westfield - Steve Guberer, a Director at CBRE Capital Advisors, Inc.,has joined the Board of Trustees of Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss. CBRE Capital Advisors, Inc. is the real estate investment banking business of CBRE Group.  Mr. Guberer has successfully executed over 40 capital raising and M&A advisory transactions that represents $20+ billion of total capital ...

Summer Tees at TMC's Boutique in New Providence

Summer is here, so come to TMCs Boutique for a great handmade t-shirt made with Organic cotton & bambo. Ladies sizes only.

Visit TMC's Boutique's Facebook page for latest updates on new arrivals from local artists and vendors. TMC's Boutique is located at 1259 Springfield Ave. in New Providence. 908.473.0982

 

Kent Place School Graduates New Providence Residents at 123rd Commencement

On Sunday, June 4, the Class of 2017 graduated at the 123rd Kent Place School Commencement. Among the 71 members of the Class of 2017 are (pictured l to r) Samantha Silverstein and Sophie Narciso.

During the ceremony, Samantha Silverstein was inducted into the Kent Place Cum Laude Society and she also received the music award.

Sophie Narciso was awarded the drama prize.

Summit Area YMCA Launches New Mobile App

When it comes to accessing the Summit Area YMCA’s programs and services, it is important that we provide the most efficient, user-friendly experience for our members and community.  We listened to your feedback and have enhanced the customer experience to better suit your needs. With this in mind, the Summit Area YMCA is  launching its new mobile app for Apple and Android which ...

Crisis listening line trains 23 in suicide Intervention at Imagine in Mountainside

Crisis listening line Caring Contact recently completed training in suicide intervention for 23 people who came from as far as Pomptom Plains in Morris County and Mays Landing in Atlantic County. The training was held at Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss, a grief support center in Mountainside.

Participants became certified in Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST), an ...

The Art of Demonstrating Interest

If you’ve perused any forums on college admissions (looking at you, Mom and Dad!) then you’ve already come across the term “Demonstrated Interest.”  It sounds like some sort of corporate terminology, doesn’t it?  That’s because that’s exactly what it is.  I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: colleges are businesses.  ...

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Coming Home to Margaritaville: Island, Travel Themes as Easy as a Cool Ocean Breeze

How many times have you returned from an annual family retreat to your 'happy place" -- the Shore, Island, Lake or Mountains -- and wished you could bring back the relaxing environmental vibe you experienced, one which seemed to ooze from the surroundings?

Well, it is tough to move a body of water, beach or mountain peak, but the themes, tones and materials that help make that ...

Union County Freeholders Approve Agreements on Oak Ridge Park Recreation Facilities, But Some Residents Object to Recreation Project Expansions

June 23, 2017

ELIZABETH, NJ—An amended shared services agreement with the Union County Improvement Authority and a use and maintenance agreement with Union County College, both having to do with the Oak Ridge Park Project, were unanimously approved by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders on Thursday.

According to Freeholder Chairman Bruce Bergen of Springfield, the agreements would further ...