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Registration Open for NP Recreation Adult Winter Programs!

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Give yourself or a loved one a holiday present – sign up today for one of the many affordable adult day or evening programs New Providence Recreation offers! Our winter session is January 8th through March 31st; most fees are under $85 per 12-class session. Some programs are free to NP residents.

Offerings include yoga, early AM fitness, volleyball, pickleball, Zumba®, table tennis and more!  Our Studio Art Workshop is now available Tuesday evening and Thursday mornings.

To sign up for a class, log onto www.newprov.org/recreation and follow the Community Pass online registration link.   Not sure what class you’d like to take? Try a class for free! Just contact the Rec Department nprec@newprov.org or 908-464-4430.

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Kessler Foundation Seeks Volunteers with Spinal Cord Injury for New Study!

Kessler Foundation is a research center in West Orange, NJ that specializes in disability research. We are currently seeking individuals with spinal cord injury to participate in a new research study:

Dr. John O'Neill, principal investigator in Spinal Cord Injury research seeks volunteers for a spinal cord injury study. The purpose of this study is to identify ways of enhancing the ...

Horse Care Workshops at Lord Stirling Start June 23

BASKING RIDGE, N.J. — Somerset County Park Commission Lord Stirling Stable is offering Horse Care Workshop 101 for adults and youth seeking to gain experience and confidence around horses through a combination of non-riding activities and hands-on practice.

Horse Care Workshop 101 will be held at Lord Stirling Stable, 256 South Maple Avenue in Basking Ridge, NJ beginning Saturday June ...

Watchung Borough Mayor and Council Approve Affordable Housing Settlement

June 9, 2018

WATCHUNG, NJ -The Watchung Borough Council voted on Thursday night  to settle its third round affordable housing obligation mandated by the state of New Jersey. Watchung Borough’s immunity from builder's remedy lawsuits  expires on June 30.

 Mayor Stephen Pote was forced to cast the deciding vote after the council deadlocked at 3-3.

Video: Union County Celebrates Pride Month with CommUNITY PRIDE Day Picnic

June 19, 2018

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