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Atlantic Health Among Six Regional Health Systems Forming Clinical Research Consortium

April 19, 2018

PHILADELPHIA, PA - Seeking to bring clinical trials and innovations in medicine even closer to home, Atlantic Health System, parent company of Summit's Overlook Medical Center, is now part of a group of six regional health systems that are founding members of a nonprofit clinical research consortium – Partners in Innovation, Education, and Research (PIER Consortium) ...

New Providence Boys' Lacrosse: Lawton Nets 100th Career Goal

GLEN GARDNER, NJ - After falling behind 3-1 at the half to Voorhees with their four-game winning streak on the line, senior Tyler Lawton rallied his team, leading them to a come from behind victory, outscoring the visitors 4-0 in the second half to win 5-3. 

Lawton not only tallied three goals for New Providence, but hit the 100 goal milestone over the course of his career, to go along ...

Union County Freeholder Board Reminds Seniors on New Medicare Cards

In recognition of May as Older Americans Month, the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders reminds Union County’s senior adults that they will receive new Medicare cards from the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services this summer.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is the federal agency that runs the Medicare program. It is a branch of the US Department of ...

Party Kicks Off 20th Anniversary Of The Carol G. Simon Cancer Center

 

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Strains of “Happy Birthday” filled the atrium recently at the Carol G. Simon Cancer Center at Morristown Medical Center.  The occasion was the kick-off party to a month’s long celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the opening of the center.

Even before the song rang out, music filled the atrium, as it has for the past 17 years from 9 ...

Rainwater In Electrical Box Caused House Fire Monday Morning

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – No one was injured and damage was minimal following a basement fire on Crest Road on Monday morning, April 16.

Fire Chief Mike Piana said “water came down the outside line and made it into the electrical box, which caused the fire.”  The water caused a short, which started the fire. The call came in at 7:52 a.m. and the scene was cleared by 11:30 ...

NWS Issues Flood Warning For Area

BERNARDS TWP., NJ -  A Flood Warning has been issued by the National Weather Service until 1:30 p.m. this afternoon. 

At 9:23 a.m. EDT, small streams throughout the region were responding to heavy rain that has been falling since the early morning hours. With more rain on the way, some of these small streams are expected to exceed their banks in places.

In addition, ...

YESTERcades Opens in Downtown Westfield

April 7, 2018

WESTFIELD, NJ — A crowd of families lined up outside of YESTERcades in Downtown Westfield Friday night to be the first to play Pac-Man, Street Fighter, Space Invaders and other classic video and arcade games.

Located at 151 East Broad St. (formerly City Sports), it’s is the company’s third location.

YESTERcades describes itself as gaming experience straight out of the ...

Did Racism Prevent Babe Ruth from Becoming a Major League Manager?

BRONX, NY – As baseball approaches the April 15 anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s breaking the color barrier, a new book, BABE RUTH - A Superstar’s Legacy by Jerry Amernic, makes the case that The Bambino never got the coveted opportunity to become a big-league manager for fear that he might push for integration.

Babe Ruth’s grandson, Tom Stevens, wrote the Foreword ...

Donations Being Accepted Starting This Sat. for Spring VNA Rummage Sale

FAR HILLS, NJ - The largest rummage sale in New Jersey -- the fundraising Rummage Sale for the Basking Ridge-based Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills -- will begin accepting donations this Saturday, April 7, for items to resell at the VNA's spring sale, scheduled for May 4 to 6.

The donation period will begin on Saturday, April 7, and continue every day except ...

Overlook Named 'Employer of the Year' by NJ APSE

April 11, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center received the Employer of the Year Award from the New Jersey chapter of the Association of People Supporting Employment First (NJ APSE) during the Facing the Future 26 Conference on transition and employment. The Association of People Supporting Employment First (APSE) is the only national organization with an exclusive ...

Overlook Named 'Employer of the Year' by NJ APSE

SUMMIT, NJ - Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center received the Employer of the Year Award from the New Jersey chapter of the Association of People Supporting Employment First (NJ APSE) during the Facing the Future 26 Conference on transition and employment. The Association of People Supporting Employment First (APSE) is the only national organization with an exclusive ...

New Providence 8th grader Om Desai and friends Recognized by Davidson Institute for Community Service

April 16, 2018

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - New Providence Middle School eighth  grade student Om Desai and his friends Gyan Ghoda and Siddhant Desai, as a part of Team AIRO, are recognized as 2018 MaPD (Making a Positive Difference) by Davidson Institute of Gifted and Talented for the community activities that they have been doing.

They have been teaching younger ...

AWR Elementary School Holds its 34th Annual STEM Fair

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The 34th Annual STEM Fair was held last Wednesday evening at Allen W. Roberts Elementary School. It was a big turnout for the annual event, which was pushed from March, due to all the snowstorms. With 287 children showcasing 142 science projects, it was the biggest turnout yet for the AWR Stem Fair. It was an exciting showing of the original thinking and inventiveness of the ...

AWR Spring Fling a Huge Success

CHATHAM, NJ - Nearly three hundred Allen W. Roberts Elementary School parents, teachers and staff filled the Fairmount Country Club for the annual Spring Fling last Friday evening. Every year, this event raises money for the PTA, school events, small school projects and other necessities.

In the past, proceeds have funded the remodeling of the school library and nurse’s office, creating ...

Riedel Wine Tasting Event to Benefit the Boy Scouts of America Programs

April 16, 2018

FANWOOD, NJ -- The Boy Scouts of America and volunteer co-chairs, Dawn and Rich Buchanan of Fanwood will host a Riedel Wine Tasting on Tuesday, May 29, at 6:30 p.m. at the Masker's Barn located in the Watchung Reservation in Berkeley Heights, NJ.

Guests will enjoy great wines using Riedel wine glasses, learn more about wines, how to pour them, the effect wine glasses have and how to ...

Starbucks Opens in Berkeley Heights, Thursday, April 12

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Starbucks opens at Embassy Suites Berkeley Heights at 250 Connell Drive in Berkeley Heights on Thursday, April 12. The hours of operation are 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. seven days a week. 

This 3,000 square foot Starbucks will be serving Cappuccino, Carmel Macchiato, Blonde Espresso, Frappuccino® Blended Beverages, among other menu favorites and it is ...

New Providence Girl Scouts Organize Town Wide Litter Clean Up and Earth Fest, April 28

April 12, 2018

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Girl Scout Troop 40140 is planning a New Providence Clean Up and Earth Fest on April 28, 2018 as a Bronze Award project.

The community is invited to participate in this clean up of the parks and the Earth Fest that will follow from 12 noon to 3 p.m.  There will be a recycled art contest, science exhibition, healthy food samples, and a story telling ...

New Providence 8th grader Om Desai and friends Recognized by Davidson Institute for Community Service

April 16, 2018

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - New Providence Middle School eighth  grade student Om Desai and his friends Gyan Ghoda and Siddhant Desai, as a part of Team AIRO, are recognized as 2018 MaPD (Making a Positive Difference) by Davidson Institute of Gifted and Talented for the community activities that they have been doing.

They have been teaching younger ...

Riedel Wine Tasting Event to Benefit the Boy Scouts of America Programs

FANWOOD, NJ -- The Boy Scouts of America and volunteer co-chairs, Dawn and Rich Buchanan of Fanwood will host a Riedel Wine Tasting on Tuesday, May 29, at 6:30 p.m. at the Masker's Barn located in the Watchung Reservation in Berkeley Heights, NJ.

Guests will enjoy great wines using Riedel wine glasses, learn more about wines, how to pour them, the effect wine glasses have and how to ...

Family Promise, KaBOOM! Partnership Brings Innovative Play Areas to Kids in Need

SUMMIT, NJ - Partnering to bring the communities it serves great, safe places for kids to play, Summit-based Family Promise has partnered with KaBOOM!, with the partnership focused on creating opportunities for Family Promise Affiliates to bring KaBOOM! play products into communities across the country.

Family Promise is a national nonprofit dedicated to helping ...

Union County Freeholder Board Reminds Seniors on New Medicare Cards

April 18, 2018

In recognition of May as Older Americans Month, the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders reminds Union County’s senior adults that they will receive new Medicare cards from the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services this summer.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is the federal agency that runs the Medicare program. It is a branch of the US Department of ...

NWS Issues Flood Warning For Area

BERNARDS TWP., NJ -  A Flood Warning has been issued by the National Weather Service until 1:30 p.m. this afternoon. 

At 9:23 a.m. EDT, small streams throughout the region were responding to heavy rain that has been falling since the early morning hours. With more rain on the way, some of these small streams are expected to exceed their banks in places.

In addition, ...

New Providence Borough Council to Cultivate Relationships with County Officials

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Councilman Robert Robinson touted the importance of personal relationships with Union County representatives at the Monday, April 9 council meeting.

Union County Freeholders Angel Estrada and Bette Jane Kowalski attended the Street Smart campaign kick-off event prior to the meeting providing the council members with the opportunity to chat face-to-face with the two ...

Atlantic Health Among Six Regional Health Systems Forming Clinical Research Consortium

April 19, 2018

PHILADELPHIA, PA - Seeking to bring clinical trials and innovations in medicine even closer to home, Atlantic Health System, parent company of Summit's Overlook Medical Center, is now part of a group of six regional health systems that are founding members of a nonprofit clinical research consortium – Partners in Innovation, Education, and Research (PIER Consortium) ...

Union County Freeholder Board Reminds Seniors on New Medicare Cards

In recognition of May as Older Americans Month, the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders reminds Union County’s senior adults that they will receive new Medicare cards from the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services this summer.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is the federal agency that runs the Medicare program. It is a branch of the US Department of ...

Party Kicks Off 20th Anniversary Of The Carol G. Simon Cancer Center

 

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Strains of “Happy Birthday” filled the atrium recently at the Carol G. Simon Cancer Center at Morristown Medical Center.  The occasion was the kick-off party to a month’s long celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the opening of the center.

Even before the song rang out, music filled the atrium, as it has for the past 17 years from 9 ...

Quarantine Lifted At Union County, N.J. Stable

April 14, 2018

WATCHUNG, N.J. — Watchung Stables can resume normal operations after two horses were sickened by the equine herpes virus and have since recovered.

The initial quarantine was initiated on March 16. after a horse developed the highly infectious equine herpes myeloencephalopathy (EHM). A few days later a second horse developed the respiratory form of the disease, according to the New Jersey ...

Asst. Prosecutor in Wyckoff Murder Trial Receives Union County Prosecutor's Office Gladiator Award

April 15, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ – Scott Peterson, assistant prosecutor in the trial for April Wyckoff’s murder, was honored as part of the county prosecutor’s office’s National Crimes Victims’ Rights Week.

Peterson was honored along with Ted Merced, a veteran detective, and Azucena “Susie” Arias, a victim/witness advocate who handles sensitive matters, according to a ...

Former Gov. Florio, gun violence activists, offer blueprint

NEW BRUNSWICK - Former Gov. James Florio recalls a curious detail about his 1974 Congressional run in New Jersey’s 1st Legislative District: He had the support of the National Rifle Association. 

In today’s political climate, a nod from the gun lobby for a Democratic candidate who supports gun control is unthinkable. But 40 years ago, it was not a big ...

Obituaries

Sep 28, 1935 - Apr 5, 2018
Martin F. Kellish, 82 years of age, a resident of Mt. Bethel, PA, passed away on April 5, 2018 in ...
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Rainwater In Electrical Box Caused House Fire Monday Morning

April 16, 2018

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – No one was injured and damage was minimal following a basement fire on Crest Road on Monday morning, April 16.

Fire Chief Mike Piana said “water came down the outside line and made it into the electrical box, which caused the fire.”  The water caused a short, which started the fire. The call came in at 7:52 a.m. and the scene was cleared by 11:30 ...

Firefighters Respond to House Fire in New Providence

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - New Providence Fire Department has responded to a house fire on Crest Road in New Providence Monday morning. 

Berkeley Heights Squad 2 and Tower 1 are providing a second line. Summit EMS requested to the scene.

TAPinto will update when more information becomes available.

Tanker Fire Closes Diamond Hill Road Saturday Morning

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Diamond Hill Road was closed due to a tanker fire at  approximately 4:30 a.m. on Saturday. The tanker, carrying 7,000 gallons of fuel, was traveling north on Diamond Hill Road heading to New Providence for a delivery.  

The Berkeley Heights, New Providence, Chatham Township, Summit and Stirling Fire Departments responded.

New Providence Boys' Lacrosse: Lawton Nets 100th Career Goal

April 18, 2018

GLEN GARDNER, NJ - After falling behind 3-1 at the half to Voorhees with their four-game winning streak on the line, senior Tyler Lawton rallied his team, leading them to a come from behind victory, outscoring the visitors 4-0 in the second half to win 5-3. 

Lawton not only tallied three goals for New Providence, but hit the 100 goal milestone over the course of his career, to go along ...

Strong Week For Pioneer Athletics Highlighted By Boys' Lacrosse and Baseball

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The first busy week of the spring athletic season saw great success from all New Providence sports, featuring an undefeated run by the baseball team, as well as the boys’ and girls’ lacrosse teams.

Baseball:

The Pioneers showed their resilience this week, putting up a 4-0 record, with three out of the four of their games being one run contests.  The ...

Reds Blank Vipers to Open the Season

The New Providence Reds defeated the Jersey City Vipers 7-0 on Sunday at Metro Field in Jersey City to kick off their 2018 campaign.  

The Reds were led by dominant pitching and timely offense which included a five run 8th inning to put the game out of reach.

On the mound for the Reds two-time league Cy Young Award winner Scott Horowitz started and pitched four scoreless innings, ...

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Free Living History Event Showcases World War I Centennial

April 19, 2018

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites residents and visitors to experience battlefield life as a World War I American Salvation Army volunteer, featuring Ms. Laurie MacDonald-Gaulke, actress and storyteller, in a special free presentation of “Doughnuts for Doughboys: A Salvation Army Lassie in France.”

Doughnuts for Doughboys takes place on Tuesday, April 25 at ...

Lunch & Learn: 'Israel at 70: Its Meaning and Value in Jewish Identity' with Professor Kenneth W. Stein Apr. 22

SUMMIT, NJ - For four decades, Kenneth W. Stein has taught Middle Eastern History and Political Science at Emory University. His scholarship focuses on the politics of the modern Arab world, American foreign policy toward the Middle East, modern Israel, and the Arab-Israeli negotiating process. Stein earned awards at Emory for excellence in teaching and life-long mentorship of ...

Thank You, St. Joseph's Volunteers

April 16, 2018

Thank You from St. Joseph Social Service Center

In recognition of National Volunteer Week, we would like to express our gratitude to the countless volunteers that serve the poor and homeless at St. Joseph Social Service Center in Elizabeth (http://www.sjeliz.org).  Whether you make a sandwich, collect toiletries, tutor in the job program, make soup, wrap Christmas gifts, donate food, ...

The Role of Meal Replacements in Weight Loss

April 6, 2018

Obesity is at epidemic proportions in the United States and in other developed and developing countries. The prevalence of obesity is increasing not only in adults, but also in children and adolescents. We all know that obesity is a significant risk factor for various chronic illnesses, most importantly heart disease and diabetes, but also cancer and osteoarthritis, liver and kidney disease, ...

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