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LWV, AAUW Co-host 'The Underground Railroad' Documentary Film on Jan. 21

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By http://history.sandiego.edu/gen/CWPics/86139.jpg. Compiled from "The Underground Railroad from Slavery to Freedom" by Willbur H. Siebert Wilbur H. Siebert, The Macmillan Company, 1898.[1] Credits: Public Domain https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=405624
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To honor Black History Month the League of Women Voters and the Summit College Club (AAUW) are co-hosting the documentary film "The Underground Railroad." 

The movie will be shown at 2 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 21, at the New Providence Memorial Library, 377 Elkwood Ave., in the Conti Reading Room. A discussion will follow the screening.

The documentary was produced for The History Channel, shown about 1999, and hosted by Alfre Woodard. This film traces the journey to freedom taken by countless slaves, showing how they were guided, protected, and pursued along the way.  The extraordinary story is told through historical documents, visits to important sites, interviews with the descendants of noted abolitionists and commentary from experts.

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The program is free and the public is invited. Refreshments will be served.

For more information call 908-898-0565

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Senior Center of the Chathams Holds Community Paper Shred Saturday, April 28

April 26, 2018

Tax time is the perfect chance to de-clutter and dispose of your unwanted paper and documents safely and securely at a spring Community Shred fundraiser to be held on Saturday, April 28 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Chatham Train Station parking lot in Chatham Borough.

All proceeds will benefit the Senior Center of the Chathams. The service is open to the public and participants do ...

Shape up This Summer! Take it to the Next Level with a YMCA Personal Trainer.

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Dr. Ombrello Honored by the Daughters of the American Revolution, Cranford Chapter

CRANFORD - Senior Professor of Biology Dr. Thomas Ombrello was recently acknowledged by the Daughters of the American Revolution, Crane’s Ford Chapter of Cranford, with the National DAR Conservation Medal Award for his work on the Historic Tree Grove at the College’s Cranford campus. Dr. Ombrello received the award on Apr. 14 at a ceremony held in the Cranford Community Center.

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Politics IS Government in Union County

April 22, 2018

After Bruce Patrson of Garwood was stopped from speaking at the Union County freeholder meeting of March 22 regarding the politics behind refusing to give the party line to a sitting freeholder I thought this brazen suppression of free speech could not go unanswered. A the the April 19 meeting I answered with these comments.

After ten years of following government in Union County I conclude ...

Student Led #Rally4 Action to Protest Gun Violence Held Friday in Springfield

April 21, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Fueled partially by their disappointment that students were not allowed to leave school for the nationwide student protest last month, student leaders planned a rally Friday on the nineteenth anniversary of the Columbine massacre in Colorado. At 4:30 p.m., students, parents, families, community members met at Chisholm Community Center to register voters, make ...

Student Led #Rally4 Action to Protest Gun Violence Held Friday in Springfield

April 21, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Fueled partially by their disappointment that students were not allowed to leave school for the nationwide student protest last month, student leaders planned a rally Friday on the nineteenth anniversary of the Columbine massacre in Colorado. At 4:30 p.m., students, parents, families, community members met at Chisholm Community Center to register voters, make ...

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