New Providence News

November 13, 2018

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence High School Drama Department presents "The Children's Hour,'" featuring both High School and Middle School students on Friday, November 16 and Saturday, November 17th at 7:30 p.m. each night. In the play, a private school for young girls is scandalized ...

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LEXINGTON, Ky. — All equestrians know that life with horses can be an emotional roller coaster. Riders from New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York rode that roller coaster all the way the US Dressage Finals presented by Adequan, held Nov. 8-11 in Lexington, Ky. “With all the ups come some pretty ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Once again members of American Legion Post 433 in New Providence gathered with friends and family to commemorate Veterans Day. On Sunday the post chaplain welcomed everyone and offered a prayer, which included a wish that people of every land “may form a brotherhood which ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Help is needed! Learn how you can help save a life. Be the Match Bone Marrow Registry Drive - sponsored by BetheMatch.org will be held at 11 a.m. this Wednesday, November 14, at the Trinitas Regional Medical Center Café, located at 255 Williamson St., Elizabeth. Brian Dillagard, ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence Democratic party awaits the County's certification of this year's council race with the results coming down to counting provisional votes cast.  After all mail in ballots were counted, County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi confirmed Democratic candidate John Keane ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - NPHS senior Lydia Voss is named the Joe Eberle Weichert Realtors Pioneer Athlete of the Week for leading the Lady Pioneers to 9 straight wins deep into a State Championship run, ultimately falling to No. 1 seeded Verona in the sectional semifinal round. This achievement was in ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Join the 11th Annual Toy Drive from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14 at Providence Bar and Grill located at 1288 Springfield Avenue in New Providence for a night with light appys, discounted cash bar and music.  Bring new unwrapped toys or gift cards for local families ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Claire Toth, Point View Wealth Management Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, will present 'Rewrite Your Financial Future With Clarity' November 15, beginning at 6 p.n., at SAGE Eldercare. Life changes like divorce, job loss, and widowhood can be financially challenging and ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Racing fans will be able to come out and visit with the richest Standardbred of all time, the great Foiled Again, on Saturday, Nov. 24. The veteran superstar will be posing for selfies in the Backyard during live racing and there will also be a special commemorative ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — The Rutgers Equine Science Center presented the latest progress in equine research at its “Evening of Science & Celebration” on Nov. 8. Dr. Burt Staniar from Pennsylvania State University was the keynote speaker and talked about how the type of feed given to horses ...

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Two members from New Jersey won first place in their competitions at the Eastern National 4-H Horse Roundup. In the Horse Bowl competition, Anthony Leone of Somerset County was the high point individual while the New Jersey team finished as reserve champions. In Horse Bowl, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — The Rutgers Equine Science Center presented the annual Gold Medal Horse Farm honors to John Crater and Mortonhouse Farm in Long Valley, N.J. at its 2018 “Evening of Science & Celebration” on Nov. 8 The award, part of the New Jersey Equine Environmental Stewardship ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Another 11 Hometown Hero Banners are flying in the borough as Veterans Day approaches. Residents and visitors are invited to take a stroll downtown to pay tribute to the 224 local service men and women who are honored on 112 banners hung from streetlights in New ...

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LEXINGTON, Ky. — It’s hard to miss New Jersey’s Alice Tarjan and Candescent when they enter the ring, and the elegant black Hanoverian mare’s extravagant movement and mistake-free performance caught the attention of not only spectators but also the judges on the first day of the 2018 US Dressage ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - A very successful 2018 campaign for the New Providence High girls soccer team came to an end on Friday afternoon as the fifth-seeded Pioneers suffered a 2-0 defeat to third-seeded Glen Ridge in the championship game of the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Group 1 tournament at ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — Kennis “Buttons” Fairfax, a renowned horseshow judge and clinician from Westfield, N.J. was presented with the 2019 “Spirit of the Horse Award” at the Rutgers Equine Science Center’s  “Evening of Science & Celebration” on Nov. 8.  Former Governor and current New Jersey ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Despite the fact that his boys soccer team trailed by a goal in the final minutes of the second half, New Providence head coach Craig Barclay never lost faith in his players. "We've been in that spot before and were able to rally," said Barclay, in his first year at the ...

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  NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — Motor vehicle stops in the borough resulted in charges being brought against four people in separate incidents at the end of October and beginning of November, according to a release from the department. On Tuesday, Oct. 23, Patrolman Nicholas Guerriero charged Gene ...

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LEXINGTON, Ky. — US Equestrian is accepting applications for the 2019 U.S. Saddle Seat Young Riders Team. During years that the Saddle Seat World Cup competition is not held, members of the Young Rider Team will be eligible to represent the United States in other international competitions, whether ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence Business Community wrapped up the 2018 Scarecrow Stroll and Contest on November 2.  All of the entries were fantastic and reflected what a fun, creative, and involved community we have in New Providence.  Over a thousand votes were cast and the winners ...

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  NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence, Boy Scout and Cub Scout Troops of New Providence and Berkeley Heights and the Community Service Association of New Providence are again teaming up to conduct a fall food drive for needy families. On Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 10 ...

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LEXINGTON, Ky. — M. Michael Meller and Gallagher/Meller Sport Horses presented this year's M. Michael Meller Style of Riding Award to Molly Ashe Cawley at the National Horse Show, held, Oct. 27-Nov. 4 in Lexington, Ky. The M. Michael Meller Style of Riding Award is presented to the rider who ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - While the New Providence High girls soccer team was eliminated in the first round of the official Union County Tournament last month, the Lady Pioneers are more than making up for it in the state tournament. On Wednesday afternoon, New Providence, seeded fifth, earned a 2-0 ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - When the polls closed on Tuesday, Nov. 6, the unofficial results from machine votes cast in New Providence showed the Borough Council Republican candidates Peter DeSarno and Matthew Cumiskey in the lead over Democratic Candidates John Keane and Rupa Kale. However, these results ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Councilwoman Nadine Geoffroy touted the residents’ efforts in making their neighborhood streets safer at the Monday, Nov. 5 council meeting. She especially complemented residents on Mountain Avenue and South Street for coming forward with traffic safety concerns and suggestions ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The 137 members of the New Providence High School Marching Band competed in the USBands New Jersey State Championships on Sunday, October 28th at South Brunswick High School. The competition was originally scheduled for Saturday October 27th at High Point Solutions Stadium on ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Mathew Cumiskey and Peter DeSarno has unofficially won the three-year council seats during the Nov. 5 elections. The two Republican candidates were opposed by Democrat Candidates Rupa Kale and John Keane. Adam Smith, Rebecca Coniglio and Robert Dinerman were elected to the ...

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LEXINGTON, Ky. —  Champion and five-time Grade 1 winner Lady Eli, in foal to leading sire War Front, sold for $4.2 million at Keeneland’s 2018 November Breeding Stock Sale on Nov. 6. John Sikura’s Hill ‘n’ Dale both consigned and purchased Lady Eli, a 6-year-old daughter of Divine Park regarded ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — It was a case of too close to call in the Kindergarten Classic for filly pacers on a card that featured four Kindergarten finals for 2-year-olds at the Meadowlands on Nov. 3. Odds On St Lucie and Michelon’s Filly finished in a dead heat in the $148,700 event in a mile ...

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HARRISBURG, Pa. — Leslie Schillat of Malvern, Pa. made her debut in the North American League (NAL) National Finals a winning one. After a year of earning points to qualify, riders headed to the 2018 finals at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show, held Oct. 11-20, 2018, in Harrisburg, Pa. The ...

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