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New Providence Cross-Country Teams Have Good Showing at Thompson Park Class Meet

September 23, 2018

JAMESBURG, NJ - The New Providence cross country teams made a statement at Saturday's Thompson Park Class Meet in Jamesburg.

Runners in this meet were grouped according to class year and gender. All participating sophomores, juniors, and seniors ran a distance of 5,000 meters, while all freshmen ran a distance of 2.5 miles.

Christian Cadmus was top finisher for New ...

Girls Soccer: New Providence Defeats Kent Place, 1-0

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Pioneer sophomore Cate Munn notched a goal to lead the New Providence girls soccer team to a 1-0 victory over Kent Place Saturday morning.

Munn's first goal of the year broke a scoreless tie in the second half on Saturday. Olivia Faucher recorded an assist on the play.

New Providence improves to 2-3-1 while Kent Place drops to ...

U.S. Show Jumpers Win Team Gold At World Equestrian Games

MILL SPRING, N.C. — To the roars of the home crowd, the NetJets® U.S. Jumping Team secured an historic gold medal in a thrilling jump-off against Sweden on Sept. 21, in the FEI World Team Jumping Championship at the FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) Tryon 2018.

McLain War, of Brewster, N.Y. secured team victory in a jump-off and then narrowly missed the podium in the individual ...

Football: Gertie Accounts for Four New Providence Touchdowns in Road Rout of Dayton, 47-6

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The New Providence football team exploded for its best offensive output of the season against a long time rival Friday night.

Senior running back Jack Gertie rushed for three touchdowns and threw for another to lead New Providence to a 47-6 victory over Dayton in Springfield.

Gertie had eight carries for 100 yards with touchdown runs of 5, 2 and 41 yards and tossed a ...

Rutgers President Barchi Staying 2 More Years

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University President Robert Barchi has agreed to continue in that position for two more years, university officials said.

Members of the university board of governors asked him to remain at least two more years, and he agreed, officials said.

“Bob Barchi has been a remarkable leader for Rutgers,” board president Sandy Stewart said.  He said ...

Far Hills Race Meeting On Oct. 20 Will Be First Time Bets Will Be Taken

FAR HILLS, N.J. — For the first time in its nearly century-long history, the Far Hills Race Meeting will offer pari-mutuel wagering on all of its races on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018.

With the introduction of wagering, Far Hills Race Meeting delivers on a long-held promise, pairing betting with its world-class steeplechase races, including the $450,000 Grand National (Grade 1). In all, the ...

Luminous Hosts First Carrot Cake Off Event in New Providence 

September 19, 2018

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - A warm, sunny Sunday afternoon brought a large crowd to New Providence’s First Carrot Cake Off held outdoors at Luminous Salon and Spa at 592 Central Ave. Ten contestants signed up to participate in the carrot cake contest.  Each contestant baked and displayed a carrot cake for the contest, which was then judged by attendees who were given a ticket and free tasting ...

Lawmakers Question State Education Commissioner on Rush to Phase Out PARCC

September 18, 2018

TRENTON, NJ— Lawmakers on a joint Senate-Assembly education committee expressed concerns and questioned Gov. Phil Murphy’s rush to phase out a statewide standardized exam, calling for meetings to be held and more data to be provided.

State education commissioner Lamont Repollet appeared before a joint hearing of the Senate and Assembly Education committees on Monday to testify ...

Rain Can’t Stop New Providence Teachers from Showing Unity

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – The torrential rain only managed to dampen the green shirts that the New Providence teachers were wearing in unity, but not their spirits, as they marched from the high school to the Board of Education (BOE) office at the municipal building.

Approximately 100 staff members participated in the Monday, Sep. 17 march prior to the meeting between the state mediator, the ...

Drop Schedule Working Well in High School

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Students and staff are transitioning well to the new high school drop schedule, Superintendent David Miceli said at the Thursday, Sep. 13 Board of Education (BOE) meeting. The purpose of the drop schedule is to give students more opportunities within the school, including online courses.

The new block schedule drops two of the eight classes every day in the four day ...

Luminous Hosts First Carrot Cake Off Event in New Providence 

September 19, 2018

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - A warm, sunny Sunday afternoon brought a large crowd to New Providence’s First Carrot Cake Off held outdoors at Luminous Salon and Spa at 592 Central Ave. Ten contestants signed up to participate in the carrot cake contest.  Each contestant baked and displayed a carrot cake for the contest, which was then judged by attendees who were given a ticket and free tasting ...

Vegan Fest Cook Off Wraps Up Weekend in a Tasty Fashion

 

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ –All the judges agreed on at least two things at the first ever Vegan Cook Off – the food was delicious and they would order most of it again. In fact, one of the judges (who wasn’t a vegan chef) said, “All the dishes would make excellent appetizers, and I would order ten and make it a meal.”

The judges included two professional ...

First Madison Town-Wide Yard Sale Set For October 13

September 23, 2018

MADISON, NJ - As a follow up to its successful Town Swap, the Madison Environmental Commission is encouraging residents to go green by hosting individual yard sales on one common date at one common time: Saturday, October 13, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m..

“If everyone in town plans a yard sale on the same Saturday, it will be a fun town-wide event and a great way to shop for bargains,” says ...

Fishing Derby for People with Special Needs on Saturday, Sept. 22nd

UNION COUNTY, NJ -- County residents are invited to participate in the Fall Fishing Derby for People with Special Needs on Saturday, Sept. 22, at Echo Lake Park in Mountainside. This event is free of charge and runs from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.

The Newark Bait and Fly Casting Club are co-sponsoring the fishing derby and will be providing a hot dog lunch as well as organizing contests. Prizes will ...

Chatham's Third Annual "Out of the Darkness" Community Walk Rings Up $60,000 for Suicide Prevention

September 23, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - Curt Ritter is thankful that he doesn't know anyone personally who has taken their own life.

That hardly matters, however, to the Chatham Township Mayor who has dedicated himself to doing all he can to prevent the tragedy of suicide. That was evident at the third annual "Out of the Darkness" community walk held at Cougar Field on Saturday afternoon.

It is hard ...

New Providence Football Team Names Lucas Reiling Honorary Captain at Oct. 12 Home Game Vs David Brearley

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - As what's become a tradition over the past few seasons, the New Providence High School Football team proudly invites local youth resident Lucas Reiling to be Honorary Captain during their home game vs. David Brearley High School of Kenilworth on Friday, October 12, 2018 at 7 p.m.

Donations will be collected that evening with all funds going to ...

NPHS Football Team Hosts Wounded Warrior Project Fundraiser Saturday, Sept. 29

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence High School Varsity Football team is hosting a fundraiser for the Wounded Warrior Project charity during their home football game vs. Manville on Saturday, September 29 at 1 p.m.

The football team ran a very successful preseason fundraising campaign in conjunction with the Athletic Booster Club, and through the support of the community, will be ...

Chatham's Third Annual "Out of the Darkness" Community Walk Rings Up $60,000 for Suicide Prevention

September 23, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - Curt Ritter is thankful that he doesn't know anyone personally who has taken their own life.

That hardly matters, however, to the Chatham Township Mayor who has dedicated himself to doing all he can to prevent the tragedy of suicide. That was evident at the third annual "Out of the Darkness" community walk held at Cougar Field on Saturday afternoon.

It is hard ...

Council Appoints Five Special Police Officers; Approves an Ordinance regarding Special Officers

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – The Borough Council appointed two Class III and three Class II police officers at its Tuesday, Sep. 11 meeting. The council also approved an ordinance specifying the duties of the special police officers.

Michael D’elia and Daniel Lorimor were appointed Class III officers. D’elia and Lorimor are retired police officers who are the new School Resource ...

Borough Council Recognizes Former Councilman Armand Galluccio

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – The Borough Council Recognized Former Councilman Armand Galluccio for his service to the borough and for his commitment to the residents of New Providence at its Tuesday, Sep. 11 meeting. Mayor Al Morgan read a state proclamation in his honor.

Morgan described Galluccio as one of his closest friends, who always gave good advice while serving on the council and always ...

Chatham's Third Annual "Out of the Darkness" Community Walk Rings Up $60,000 for Suicide Prevention

September 23, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - Curt Ritter is thankful that he doesn't know anyone personally who has taken their own life.

That hardly matters, however, to the Chatham Township Mayor who has dedicated himself to doing all he can to prevent the tragedy of suicide. That was evident at the third annual "Out of the Darkness" community walk held at Cougar Field on Saturday afternoon.

It is hard ...

First Responders Treated to a Barbecue at Arbor Terrace Mountainside on September 12

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – Who doesn’t like a free lunch? The offer to participate in the “BBQ for Badges” at Arbor Terrace Mountainside went out to first responders throughout the area a few weeks ago and, as expected, police officers, firefighters and EMTs dropped in from 11 a.m.to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 12.

And, no one should be surprised that each group that spoke to ...

U.S. Show Jumpers Win Team Gold At World Equestrian Games

September 23, 2018

MILL SPRING, N.C. — To the roars of the home crowd, the NetJets® U.S. Jumping Team secured an historic gold medal in a thrilling jump-off against Sweden on Sept. 21, in the FEI World Team Jumping Championship at the FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) Tryon 2018.

McLain War, of Brewster, N.Y. secured team victory in a jump-off and then narrowly missed the podium in the individual ...

Obituaries

Mrs. Jane Ehnis, formerly of Vero Beach, Fl. and New Providence, NJ, passed away at age 93 on May ...
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Assault Reported at Runnells -- Injuries Unknown

September 22, 2018

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ --  Breaking News Network, (BNN) reports four victims of an assault at Runnells Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare have been transported.

The first report indicated there were "multiple assault victims," at the "Cornerstone West" unit in the rehab facility located at 40 Watchung Way. Cornerstone is the Behavioral Health Hospital of ...

First Responders Treated to a Barbecue at Arbor Terrace Mountainside on September 12

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – Who doesn’t like a free lunch? The offer to participate in the “BBQ for Badges” at Arbor Terrace Mountainside went out to first responders throughout the area a few weeks ago and, as expected, police officers, firefighters and EMTs dropped in from 11 a.m.to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 12.

And, no one should be surprised that each group that spoke to ...

Council Appoints Five Special Police Officers; Approves an Ordinance regarding Special Officers

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – The Borough Council appointed two Class III and three Class II police officers at its Tuesday, Sep. 11 meeting. The council also approved an ordinance specifying the duties of the special police officers.

Michael D’elia and Daniel Lorimor were appointed Class III officers. D’elia and Lorimor are retired police officers who are the new School Resource ...

New Providence Cross-Country Teams Have Good Showing at Thompson Park Class Meet

September 23, 2018

JAMESBURG, NJ - The New Providence cross country teams made a statement at Saturday's Thompson Park Class Meet in Jamesburg.

Runners in this meet were grouped according to class year and gender. All participating sophomores, juniors, and seniors ran a distance of 5,000 meters, while all freshmen ran a distance of 2.5 miles.

Christian Cadmus was top finisher for New ...

Girls Soccer: New Providence Defeats Kent Place, 1-0

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Pioneer sophomore Cate Munn notched a goal to lead the New Providence girls soccer team to a 1-0 victory over Kent Place Saturday morning.

Munn's first goal of the year broke a scoreless tie in the second half on Saturday. Olivia Faucher recorded an assist on the play.

New Providence improves to 2-3-1 while Kent Place drops to ...

Football: Gertie Accounts for Four New Providence Touchdowns in Road Rout of Dayton, 47-6

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The New Providence football team exploded for its best offensive output of the season against a long time rival Friday night.

Senior running back Jack Gertie rushed for three touchdowns and threw for another to lead New Providence to a 47-6 victory over Dayton in Springfield.

Gertie had eight carries for 100 yards with touchdown runs of 5, 2 and 41 yards and tossed a ...

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A Message from Mayor Al Morgan…

September 17, 2018

There has been no greater honor than to serve you as Mayor of our great community. The past four years have been stellar for New Providence. We have made great strides and accomplished many great things together. We are a growing and changing community with a proud tradition of excellence that has been my deepest honor and privilege to serve and uphold.

Together we are at our strongest.

Borough Council Candidates Share Their Vision for New Providence

New Providence Democratic Borough Council candidates, Rupa Kale and John F.X. Keane will bring their experiences and ideas to benefit New Providence--a town they are proud to call home. As your representatives on the New Providence Borough Council, they aim to bring growth, while providing transparency and accountability to residents and businesses.

Fiscally-Responsible Economic ...

Fighting Hunger, Together | Community Partnerships Address Food Insecurity over the Summer

September 23, 2018

The Summit Area YMCA, in collaboration with The Connection, G.R.A.C.E.’s Refrigerator, The Summit Area Public Foundation (“SAPF”), and The Community FoodBank of New Jersey hosted three Healthy Kids Nights during the month of August at Mabie Playground in Summit to provide food insecure families with healthy food and healthy play. G.R.A.C.E.’s farm ...

Summit YMCA 'Diaper Drive' Benefiting Area Baby Center Now Underway

SUMMIT, NJ - In recognition of 'National Diaper Need Awareness Week', the Summit Area YMCA is -- beginning today and running through September 30 -- hosting a diaper drive wherein community members can drop off packages of diapers and baby wipes at the bin located in the Summit YMCA lobby. Collected supplies will then be distributed to eligible families by the Area ...

A Week at the Library of The Chathams Monday, September 24 – Sunday, September 30, 2018

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 24

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Rutgers President Barchi Staying 2 More Years

September 23, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University President Robert Barchi has agreed to continue in that position for two more years, university officials said.

Members of the university board of governors asked him to remain at least two more years, and he agreed, officials said.

“Bob Barchi has been a remarkable leader for Rutgers,” board president Sandy Stewart said.  He said ...

TAPinto Spotlight on Business Features Yoga Essence of New Providence

September 10, 2018

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - TAPinto “Spotlight on Business” features local businesses and their owners who are important to our communities. Follow this column to receive a fresh perspective on small business owners and their unique needs while shining a spotlight on their stories.

This edition features Yoga Essence, 43 Floral Ave., which is owned by Chelsea Hoeffler, Nicole Turczak and ...

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I got a call today from the anxious parent of a sixth grader who wanted some guidance on how to best help his student position herself for success in college.  What classes should she take now? Would it be worth it to investigate private school? When is it too early to start looking at college campuses?

While thinking college with a 12-year-old may seem crazy to some, any parent reading ...