Press Releases

January 3, 2019

TRENTON – The New Jersey Division of Taxation reminds taxpayers to take advantage of the New Jersey Tax Amnesty program as the January 15 deadline is fast approaching. Tax Amnesty provides individuals and businesses with the opportunity to pay back taxes or file past returns with no penalties and ...

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Plan your next party with help from NJ's #1 Party Showcase. The event takes place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 6th at Congregation B'nai Israel in Millburn and 12 noon to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 13th at Galloping Hill Golf Course in Kenilworth, NJ. Whether you are preparing for a ...

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TRENTON – The New Jersey Division of Taxation reminds taxpayers to take advantage of the New Jersey Tax Amnesty program as the January 15 deadline is fast approaching. Tax Amnesty provides individuals and businesses with the opportunity to pay back taxes or file past returns with no penalties and ...

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The Connection welcomes science enthusiast, Katie Sitnik, to their team as a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math) Program Instructor.  Sitnik is a self-proclaimed science nut that has been teaching in the informal and museum world for more than 15 years, and loves getting kids ...

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February 2019 Events - New Providence Memorial Library, 377 Elkwood Ave. (908) 665-0311  Feb 4 @ 11 AM - Chinese New Year Storytime (All Ages) Join us for a special storytime celebrating the Chinese New Year!  Feb 4 @ 3 PM - Paper Lantern Craft for Chinese New Year  (Teens & Tweens ...

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CRANFORD – The Office of Continuing Education at Union County College has posted the spring 2019 brochure on our website at www.ucc.edu/continuing-education/current-catalog.  Courses are offered for adults, seniors and youth ages 11-18. Most courses begin in February, and online registration is now ...

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"THE DISTANCE BETWEEN YOUR DREAMS AND REALITY IS CALLED ACTION."  Stop waiting for tomorrow and take action today!  For the new year, the Summit Area YMCA is pleased to bring you new programs, new fitness equipment, and new classes to make your fitness experience better than ever!   Even more ...

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The Strollers seeks a multi-ethnic cast for its production of "An Enemy of the People" by Arthur Miller, based on the work of Henrik Ibsen.  Audition dates: Monday, January 7, 7-10pm Tuesday, January 8, 7-10pm   Performance dates: Fri & Sat, March 8, 9, 15, 16 at 8pm Sun, ...

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PROGRAMS AND EVENTS For information about all programs or to sign up, please call the library at 973‑635‑0603 or go to http://www.chathamlibrary.org   Ⓐ Adult           Ⓒ Children     Ⓣ Teen           Ⓕ Family   MONDAY, DECEMBER 31 LIBRARY CLOSES AT 3 PM   TUESDAY, JANUARY ...

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On Friday, Jan. 11, from 7:30 to 9 p.m., join Temple Sinai and Congregation Beth HaTikvah to hear from Mark Hetfield, President and CEO of HIAS.  Mr. Hetfield will discuss the significant changes in U.S. immigration policy that include the banning of immigrants from entire countries, new ...

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Union County residents seeking information about services available for senior adults age 60 and older will have a choice of eight dates and locations in January 2019 to speak with staff from the county’s Department of Human Services Division on Aging through ASK, the Aging Services Kiosk community ...

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ReferenceUSA executive sales consultant TJ Pridell will generate marketing leads in an interactive demo at the New Providence Memorial Library on Tuesday, January 8 at 7 p.m.  ReferenceUSA provides details on 45 million U.S. businesses and 280 million U.S. consumers. It is free to New Providence ...

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Join Rabbi Gershon and three of his rabbinic colleagues as they teach us about their respective Judaic denominations.  We will explore the areas where we agree and the issues on which we disagree, to help us better understand the broad spectrum of Judaism today. The program will be held on ...

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Too cold for the golf course? Take your conditioning inside and learn to hit with better accuracy, consistency, and power. Develop the core strength to drive and direct the ball like the pros. Training to master the perfect golf swing requires a workout with a special focus on upper body ...

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Point View Wealth Management's Founder, President and Chief Investment Strategist, David Dietze, live on CNBC discussing investment in light of the government shutdown: cnbc.com/video For over 25 years, Point View Wealth Management, Inc. has been working with families in Summit and beyond, ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce the restoration of the Rahway Memorial Grove, a World War II memorial located in Union County’s Rahway River Park in Rahway. A ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the restoration was held on Thursday morning, December 20.  “With ...

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Family Promise, the Summit-based nonprofit addressing family homelessness in America, has partnered with Clayton, one of the leading builders of prefabricated and site-built homes, to address the affordable housing crisis felt by low-income families nationwide.  To kick off the partnership, Clayton ...

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CRANFORD – Union County College and the County’s John H. Stamler Police Academy signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to award college credits to graduates of the Academy. Union County College’s President Dr. Margaret M. McMenamin and Union’s Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Maris Lown ...

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Point View Wealth Management's Founder, President and Chief Investment Strategist, David Dietze, and the firm's Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, John Petrides, proudly presented to the Activities Unlimited investment group in Wyckoff. We discussed topics related to retirement income ...

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The New Jersey Department of Human Services filed a public comment strongly opposing the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s draft proposal to expand the definition of a public charge, noting the proposed rule would undermine the health and well-being of New Jersey families. Click here to see ...

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SCORE, the Union Township Chamber of Commerce and Unity Bank presents the seminar: Essential Strategies to Start, Streamline & Scale A Profitable Business Come learn from the experts: the models, methods and marketing that are shaping business ownership now and in the years to come.

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Family Promise-Union County’s day center in Elizabeth  was bustling like Santa’s workshop this past weekend as volunteers gathered to help Family Promise collect and distribute Christmas gifts for more than 40 families in need.  Berkeley Heights Girl Scout Troop #40335, Maplecrest Moves ...

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CRANFORD, NJ  – On Oct. 29, Shawn Noel began his new position as Athletic Director at Union County College. He brings more than 15 years of expertise in athletic administration, coaching, and business experience to Union. As Athletic Director, Mr. Noel is responsible for the development, ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – Children who are seriously ill or facing end-of-life care decisions spend long periods of time in the hospital and their families require new routines while their loved one is away from home. Liam’s Room, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing pediatric palliative ...

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As the seasonal holidays draw near, the hectic rush of shopping, traveling and preparing for visitors can put consumers at greater risk for scams, fraud and theft. The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders reminds residents that they can take a few simple steps to protect themselves. “During ...

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The Connection is holding a Frosty Fun Holiday Camp this winter break for children ages 4 and up. The camp runs Thursday, December 27 - Friday, December 28.  There are morning (9am-1pm) and afternoon (1pm-5pm) times as well as an all day (9am-5pm) option with early drop off and extended pick up ...

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ESL PROGRAM TO START IN JANUARY The next session of English as a Second Language (ESL) classes will be held on eight consecutive Thursdays, from January 3 through February 21, from 1:30 to 2:30 pm.  The program is conducted by LEARN Associates, a language teaching company based in Bernards ...

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Lily, the shy, 7-year-old, fuchsia muppet who first appeared on Sesame Street in 2011, is back, thanks to a helping hand from Family Promise and a few other friends.  Sesame Street in Communities (SSIC), a program of Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit that produces Sesame Street, has launched a ...

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CRANFORD – Union County College’s Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Maris Lown, is a recipient of the inaugural Dr. Lawrence A. Nespoli Community College Leadership Award, given by the New Jersey Council of County Colleges (NJCCC). This award is named in honor of the NJCCC’s former President ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – For the fourth consecutive year, New Jersey Theatre Alliance (“the Alliance”) is inviting professional and family caregivers to submit their personal stories for a theatrical production as part of the Healing Voices OnStage: Caregivers Stories program. “We have found that this ...

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