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Holiday Food Drive - Now through December 16th.
Please bring a food donation when you come to the Library.
 
Help others this holiday season with donations to a Food Drive being sponsored by the Union County Public Libraries. Now through December 16th, the Library will be accepting donations of non-perishable food items to benefit the NJ Community Food Bank and other local food pantries. A box for donations is located inside the front door of the New Providence Library. All donations will be delivered to designated food banks. Thank you for your generosity.
 
 
Blood Drive – Thursday, December 22nd, from 12 noon – 6 pm.
The New Providence PBA is holding its annual Holiday Blood Drive on Thursday, Dec. 22nd.
To give blood, you must be in good general health, meet weight criteria, and be at least 17 years old (16 with parental consent.) For questions about eligibility, call 1-800-933-2566. The NJ Blood Services is a division of New York Blood Center, serving this area of NJ. www.nybloodcenter.org.
Walk-ins are welcome between noon and 5 pm. All donors get a pair of Nets tickets as a Thank You! Do something important – give blood.
 
Movie – The Tree (2010) Drama, Romance.
Tuesday, December 13, 2:00pm – 3:40pm
Blindsided with anguish after her husband's sudden death, Dawn and her four young children struggle to make sense of life without him.  Eight year old Simone becomes convinced that her father is whispering to her through the leaves of the gargantuan fig tree that towers over their house.  The family is initially comforted by its presence, but then their fragile existence is tested. Set in Australia. Starring Charlotte Gainsbourg.

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Union County’s Free Summer Arts Festival Continues July 18 at Echo Lake Park Featuring 5 Against 1

July 15, 2018

The Union County Summer Arts Festival concert series continues on Wednesday July 18, with the band 5 Against 1, a Pearl Jam  tribute band, taking the stage at Echo Lake Park in Mountainside.

The free series, presented by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders,is held at Echo Lake Park during July and moves to Oak Ridge Park in Clark during August.

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Award-Winning Senior Art Exhibited at Freeholders Gallery

A new exhibit of award winning artworks by local artists age 60 and up is now on display at the Freeholders Gallery through August 29. Each of the 13 works received first place honors in the countywide Senior Art Exhibit held earlier this summer in the Atrium at Liberty Hall in Union Township.

“Each in their own unique way, these artists have contributed to an enriching, creative ...

Jersey Central Power & Light Program Will Enhance Reliability for Electric Customers

Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) filed a four-year infrastructure plan today with the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) aimed at enhancing the reliability and resiliency of its distribution system against severe weather and reducing the frequency and duration of power outages.

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Severe Thunderstorm, Flash Flood Warnings in Effect for New Providence Tuesday Afternoon

July 3, 2018

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Union County until 2:30 p.m. and a flash flood warning until 5 p.m.

“Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to flash flooding,” the service warned. “Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.”

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Geoffrey the Giraffe Moves In To New Brunswick Children's Hospital

July 12, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Over a stretch of nearly 70 years, Geoffrey the Giraffe at Toys R Us stores was the symbol of happy times for generations of children, and now he may provide those same feelings for children coming to a hospital.

"From this day forward, Geoffrey stands tall in our lobby to encourage our smallest patients to smile when they enter our facilities," said John ...

Before & After: The Contrasting Color Kitchen Remodel

July 5, 2018

Before and After

Over the years we have designed and remodeled hundreds (if not, thousands) of kitchens.  Every client and kitchen are different, which makes for a very interesting job working as a kitchen designer! But every once in a while, a kitchen comes along that really makes you stop, think, and appreciate the beauty of transformation.  One of the most rewarding experiences is ...

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Avoiding 10% Tax Penalty

Do you want access to money from your retirement accounts but aren't sure of the real costs involved?

Most retirement accounts have a set age requirement you must reach before making penalty-free income distributions, which is usually 59.5 but can sometimes be as early as age 50. If you decide to access your accounts earlier, you could face penalties ranging from 10%-25%, which is not ...

Beneficiary Forms - As Important as Your Will

As you plan for the future, don’t leave out one of the most overlooked must-do’s: naming the beneficiaries of your retirement assets. Updating your beneficiary forms ensures that the legacy you worked so hard to build will be distributed correctly. Don’t delay -- the designations on your beneficiary forms supersede those stated in your Will. 

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