New Providence News

September 18, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - Power restoration and clean-up efforts continue after a sudden 'microburst' storm during the late afternoon / early evening hours of September 17 struck Summit, downing trees and power lines. According to Jersey Central Power & Light (JCPL), 356 customers remain without power in an ...

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  THREE BRIDGES, N.J. — Anticipation..... It's been three months since it was determined that Edith the donkey was expecting. As of the morning of Sept. 17, the stork had yet to arrive.  Donkeys, Edith and her daughter, Gloria were a gift to Christiana Capra, founder and director of ...

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ASBURY, N.J. — The College Preparatory Invitational (CPI) New Jersey was held Sept. 15 and 16 at The Ridge, Asbury, N.J. USHJA President Mary Babick judged the horse show on Sept. 16. The day before, young riders learned from Olympian Nona Garson, who owns The Ridge. There was also a college ...

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  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 ...

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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 ...

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GILLETTE, NJ - Mums are a fall tradition, and the Overlook Auxiliary will be the beneficiary of the seasonal blooms via a plant sale at Lombardo Farms September 21-23. Lombardo will donate a portion of proceeds from Mum sales each day to Overlook Auxiliary, a volunteer organization ...

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HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania’s State Horse Racing Commission has partnered with Delaware Valley University to conduct an economic impact study to analyze the current status of the industry. Standardbred and Thoroughbred stakeholders are encouraged to take the survey, which only takes a few ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - What a difference a year makes. Senior running back Jack Gertie rushed for a season-high 148 yards on 20 carries with one touchdown and senior linebacker Joe D’Anna returned an interception 35 yards for a score in the fourth quarter to lead New Providence to a 27-17 home ...

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DEVON-BERWYN, Pa. — Dressage at Devon (DAD) (www.dressageatdevon.org) announced that Lisa Schmidt, founder of Adult Amateur Dressage Access) (AADA) (www.aadressageaccess.com), will present at DAD on Saturday, Sept. 29, in the picnic area near the Pub. She will provide insights and tips targeted to ...

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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 ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The Pioneers went 2-1 in their busy week with victories over Rahway (2--0) and Roselle Catholic (2-0) and losing to the undefeated Chatham Cougars (2-1).    Molly Eng recorded 7 digs and 7 aces for the Pioneers in the 2-0 win over Roselle Catholic on Thursday. Cherie Ms ...

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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, ...

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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.

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – A 24-year-old Mountainside resident is in critical condition at University Medical Center in Newark after being struck by a vehicle while walking on Route 22 in the early morning hours of Sunday, Sept. 9. Police gave the following account of the incident: At about 1:09 a.m.

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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 ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Moms Helping Moms organization is spearheading a Stuff-the-Truck Diaper Drive on Saturday, Sep. 15 from 11 am to 2 pm at the New Providence Community Pool parking lot. In order to recognize this event Mayor Al Morgan read a proclamation at the Tuesday, Sep. 11 council meeting ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - After mother nature cut last week’s season-opening contest short, the New Providence Pioneers boys soccer team topped the Johnson Crusaders, 3-1, in their first complete game of the season. Seniors Devin Mulligan and Matthew Gonzalez and sophomore Dylan Paniagua all scored ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The Seton Hall University student who died from injuries sustained when he fell from the campus' parking deck on Tuesday afternoon has been identified as Julian M. Mislavsky in a letter to the Seton Hall community from Interim President Mary J. Meehan. Mislavsky was a senior ...

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LEXINGTON, Ky. — Devin Ryan of Long Valley, N.J. and McLain Ward, of Brewster, N.J. are among the definite entries for the NetJets U.S. Jumping Team for the FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) Tryon 2018. Led by Chef d’Equipe Robert Ridland, the show jumping competition kicks off on Sept. 19 and ...

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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 ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ---The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Union County Improvement Authority joined with Federal, State and local officials, including Governor Phil Murphy in officially dedicating the former Park Madison government complex as the Assemblyman Gerald B. Green Plaza in ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- The Berkeley Heights Tennis Doubles Tournament was played Saturday, Sept. 8, at Columbia Park. Steve Bloom from New Providence and Kash Vyas , of Chatham, beat Ron Forzani, of Basking Ridge, and Fred Schiebe, of New Providence for First & Second Place. Cecilia ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – On Saturday, My Gym New Providence was filled with children of all ages, from just a few months old, to 10 years of age, parents, instructors, giggles, guffaws, smiles and laughter. The occasion was the annual My Gym Open House – an event that encourages parents to come in ...

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DEVON, Pa. — It’s often called “horse ballet,” with horse and rider working in partnership to execute complicated movements that take years to perfect. But while kids are welcome at dressage shows, it’s rare that there are activities geared toward the education and entertainment of the next ...

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OPGLABBEEK, Belgium — Two New Yorkers helped the U.S. Team end their FEI Jumping Nations Cup Youth Finals experience on a high-note, winning the Young Rider ‘Challenge Cup’ on at SenTower Park on Sept. 8 in Belgium. The team of Samantha Cohen, of New York City, Madison Goetzmann, of Skaneateles, ...

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Olympian Joe Fargis and Stable Manager Anne Thornbury to lead session at The University of Findlay FINDLAY, Ohio — Two local riders and one stable manager have been invited to the U.S. Hunter Jumper Association 10th annual Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund/USHJA Emerging Athletes Program National ...

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NEW ROVIDENCE, NJ - Owen Kovacs is named the Joe Eberle Weichert Realtors Pioneer Athlete of the Week for his leadership and command of the field during the football season opening victory over reigning state champion Middlesex High School.  Each week throughout the school athletic year, a New ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New York Jets named New Providence head football coach Chet Parlavecchio Jr. this week's recipient of the New York Jets High School Coach of the Week award presented by Gatorade. The Coach of the Week award is in its 23rd year and recognizes a coach in the tri-state area ...

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Brynn Topolski and Mercy Paine take gold in the Individual Children's and Adult Amateur Championships SAUGERTIES, N.Y. — Brynn Topolski of Charlton, N.Y., and Mercy Paine of New York City, N.Y., claimed the Individual Children's and Adult Amateur Hunter Championship victories, respectively, on ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - On September 14 to 16, the Berkeley Heights Environmental Commission (BHEC) will host its first ever Berkeley Heights Vegan Fest, with events to be held each day in different locations around Berkeley Heights. Through Vegan Fest, the BHEC hopes to raise community awareness ...

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