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Lantern Hill Welcomes its First Residents to Campus in New Providence

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Lantern Hill, a new Erickson Living continuing care retirement community located in New Providence, New Jersey, welcomed its first residents to campus June 27.  Residents were greeted by more than 50 employees holding “Welcome Home” signs as they entered Union Square, the large central building on campus. 

“We are so excited to welcome our first residents to campus,” said Executive Director Patricia Swan. “Residents are embracing their new home and enjoying our beautiful campus and fantastic amenities.”

Boasting 20 acres of stunning green space and elegant, contemporary architecture, Lantern Hill’s independent living community provides a vibrant lifestyle to seniors with abundant amenities and a broad spectrum of activities and services, complemented with integrated healthcare and wellness.

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Amenities include three on-site restaurants, all-season pool, Art Studio, Library, fitness center, transportation, 24-hour concierge services, secure underground parking and a theater.

Lantern Hill’s on-site medical center is operated by Summit Medical Group, the largest and oldest physician-owned, multidisciplinary medical practice in New Jersey. Residents can enjoy prompt appointments in a location that's just steps from home.

Residents will continue to move into the 161 independent living apartments of Phase 1, which sold out in 10 weeks, this summer followed by the opening of 85 continuing care residences. Within the first few years, the community will add 114 more independent living apartment homes, for a total of 275.

For more information on Lantern Hill, including renderings of the buildings and floor plans of the beautiful apartments, visit www.lanternhillcommunity.com.

Erickson Living is a nation-leading developer and manager of continuing care retirement communities (CCRC), headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland. The opening of Lantern Hill is reflective of Erickson Living’s success in bringing its lifestyle and care model to more seniors. The company is currently expanding communities in 7 states and preparing to launch a new community in Matthews, North Carolina. In addition, Erickson Living recently purchased property in Naples, Florida to establish its second Florida CCRC. The company is anticipated to invest in excess of $1 billion in new construction over the next five years. Further information regarding Erickson Living is available at www.ericksonliving.com.

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Jewish Transgender Activist Abby Stein Speaks at Summit's Congregation Beth Hatikvah June 10

May 27, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - Congregation Beth Hatikvah (CBH) will celebrate 'LGBTQ Pride Month' with a visit from Abby Stein, who will share her unusual and inspirational story of transition from Hasidic rabbi to transgender activist during a wine and cheese reception held June 10 at 4:30 p.m.

Stein, a direct descendant of the Baal Shem Tov -- founder of the Hasidic movement ...

Lord Stirling To Host Hunter Pace On June 3

BASKING RIDGE, NJ – The Friends of Lord Stirling Stable and the Somerset County Park Commission Lord Stirling Stable will host the Spring Private Horse Hunter Pace on Sunday, June 3, 2018 beginning at 9 a.m. with the last team departing by 1 p.m.  

Lord Stirling Stable is located at 256 South Maple Avenue in Basking Ridge, NJ.  The Hunter Pace is ...

Union County College President Received Prestigious Award from Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society

CRANFORD – Union County College’s President Dr. Margaret M. McMenamin was one of 35 college presidents from throughout the nation to receive a Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Shirley B. Gordon Award of Distinction during PTK Catalyst 2018, the Society’s annual convention, in Kansas City, Missouri, held from April 19-21.

The award honors college presidents who have demonstrated ...

How the Holi Color Festival Came to Summit; Event Planner Shares Her Story

May 21, 2018

Back in India, Holi was a holiday observed by almost all states. The holiday would be declared at all educational institutes and offices. It's a two day spring festival also known as the festival of colors. The festival signifies the victory of good over bad, the arrival of spring with the fragrance of flowers in the air and aura of warmth and happiness.

Holi festival is the time ...

Fallout Continues from Lawsuit Against Mountainside; Police Chief on Administrative Leave

May 19, 2018

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – Police Chief Allan Attanasio is the latest member of the police department to suffer repercussions from a complaint filed against the borough on May 11.  Attanasio, who is not named as a defendant in the lawsuit, was “placed on administrative leave,” on Thursday by Borough Administrator and former Police Chief James Debbie, said  Lt. Joseph ...

Cycling Champ Laura Van Gilder Returns to Somerville Memorial Day to Defend Race Title

May 26, 2018

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Laura Van Gilder, 54-year-old cycling champion from Cresco, Pa., will return to defend her title at the 75th annual Tour of Somerville on Memorial Day, attempting an unprecedented fifth win in the 25-mile women's race, just one of several races that begin at 10:30 a.m..

The Kugler-Anderson Tour of Somerville, often referred to as the Kentucky Derby of ...

Coach Bottone Tribute

May 19, 2018

2017 Pioneer football players took on a tall task of filling a lot of open spots with not many returning players. We had 30 kids on our football team who all wanted to be there. With a new head coach who just came on board in late April, we had a lot of things to do without much time. Most people would say being on a 1-9 football team would be no fun and, at times, it wasn’t, but it was the ...

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