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The Larks Perform at Lantern Hill

The Larks perform at Lantern Hill.

On May 4, more than 50 residents from Lantern Hill Retirement Community enjoyed a concert by The Larks, a musical troupe from the Junior League of Summit.

The singers sang a medley of show tunes and standards including Hello Dolly, I Could Have Danced All Night, and Razzle Dazzle from Chicago. In addition, The Larks led a sing-a-long to a variety of songs including When Irish Eyes are Smiling and Do Re Mi from the “Sound of Music.”

“Thank you to The Larks for their beautiful and energetic performance,” said Concierge Caitlin Sendell. “Lantern Hill residents and staff enjoyed listening and singing along to the lovely toe-tapping tunes.”

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Next month, Elisabeth von Trapp, the granddaughter of the legendary Maria and Baron von Trapp, whose story inspired “The Sound of Music,” will be performing on campus.

Lantern Hill is a brand new, distinctive Erickson Living continuing care retirement community in New Providence, New Jersey. Some of the many resident amenities include three onsite restaurants, fitness center, transportation, 24-hour concierge services, secure underground parking and a theater. For more community information, visit

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New Providence Violinist Wins Seat in Carnegie Hall’s National Youth Orchestra

March 23, 2018

NEW PROVIDENCE—Violinist and New Providence resident, Kingston Ho, 16, has won a coveted seat on the roster of young musicians in Carnegie Hall’s 2018 National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America (NYO-USA). He is one of only five musicians from New Jersey to be selected for the highly competitive 100-member ensemble.

A junior at the Academy for Allied Health Sciences in ...

Friends and Family Week at THE MAX Challenge of New Providence

We have had people tell us that they haven’t exercised for years before enrolling with us and just a few short weeks into their 10 week challenge they rave about their energy level, their focus, their confidence and so much more!

Exercise is for EVERYONE! Put your faith in a program that is Dynamic, Led by a team of owners, ...

Union County Celebrates Arbor Day 2018 with Free Trees for Schools

In recognition of Arbor Day 2018, the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is once again partnering with the Union County Shade Tree Advisory Board to sponsor the annual Arbor Day Tree Planting Program, which provides free trees for participating schools.

“The Arbor Day tree planting program is a Union County tradition that provides students with important hands-on lessons about the ...

Dear Susan: Beauty Tips from a Beauty Expert, Spring Edition

SUSAN BARBAGLIA, owner of Skin Deep Salon and Spa in New Providence, offers a wealth of knowledge and expertise as a leader in the beauty industry. With over thirty years experience in skin care, Susan can answer your most challenging beauty questions. Email your ...

Information on Parking and Traffic for Saturday's 'March for Our Lives' Event

March 23, 2018

UNION, NJ – It is anticipated that several hundred people or more will participate in the Union County March for Our Lives event on Saturday morning in Union.

Students, teachers, parents, clergy and public officials from all over Union County will be walking from Burnet Middle School to Town Hall in an anti-gun violence march.

Parking will be available in the following ...

Somerset County Freeholders Endorse Armed Security in all Somerset County Schools

March 23, 2018

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Following the Parkland, Fla school shooting last month in which 17 students and staff were killed, Somerset County Freeholder Director Patrick Scaglione and Freeholder Mark Caliguire Thursday announced that the freeholder board will fund a second armed school resource officer at the county Vocational & Technical High School in Bridgewater, and urged every school ...

The Role of Meal Replacements in Weight Loss

March 20, 2018

Obesity is at epidemic proportions in the United States and in other developed and developing countries. The prevalence of obesity is increasing not only in adults, but also in children and adolescents. We all know that obesity is a significant risk factor for various chronic illnesses, most importantly heart disease and diabetes, but also cancer and osteoarthritis, liver and kidney disease, ...

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 My first admissions gig was working for a small liberal arts college with a pretty hefty price tag.  Picture me at a college fair: name tag in place, pile of brochures ready to go.  An eager family would walk up and we’d start a conversation.  One of the first questions I’d get from parents was about cost and the moment that $50,000-plus figure left my mouth I ...