Press Releases

May 24, 2018

Download free Red Cross Apps to have safety information at your fingertips The upcoming Memorial Day holiday weekend is the unofficial start of summer when many people will begin traveling, firing up the grill, and enjoying swimming and other water-related activities. The American Red Cross ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites residents and visitors of all ages to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of National Trails Day at the Watchung Reservation on Saturday, June 2, where the County’s Trailside Nature & Science Center will host four different guided hikes and an ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Just arrived. Over four thousand little yellow rubber duckies, ready to swim their little webbed feet off for their adoptive “parents.” Ducky adoption tickets are just $5 each and available throughout Berkeley Heights oAm Bagel, 7-Eleven, Stop n/ Shop, and out front of our ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Berkeley Heights PAL has opened registration for Fall 5/6 and 7/8 travel field hockey teams, as well as a second through fourth grade Fall clinic and a Summer clinic for current second through eighth graders.   Visit the PAL website, www.bhpal.org, to register. Please ...

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Tired of the rain and ready for the sun? We sure are! The Berkeley Heights Community Pool at the YMCA is slated to open during the upcoming Memorial Day weekend on May 26! With only one month until summer starts, swimmers can get a headstart jump into the pool during our pre-season ...

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  Mountain Ridge Bible Chapel, 763 Mountain Avenue, Berkeley Heights, is very pleased to host a unique free seminar for women on Saturday June 2, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  The speaker will be Doctor Ruth Schwertfeger of Brookfield, Wisconsin. Ruth was born in Northern Ireland, is a ...

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VIEW PHOTO ALBUM MAY 13, 2018 SUNDAY | BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ—On May 13, the Summit Area YMCA welcomed over 1,000 participants to the 17th Annual Mother’s Day 5K Run/Walk at Memorial Field, in Berkeley Heights. This family-friendly event also hosted a fun magic show, invigorating Zumba dancing, a ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - My Gym Glen Rock thanks their enrolled members for their loyalty and valued business. To show their appreciation, they are offering unlimited classes this summer to all enrolled members. You can attend as many age appropriate classes as you want at no additional charge. All you ...

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Honoring its commitment to creating a culture in which diversity and inclusion are integral to everyday operations, the Summit Area Y is pleased to be hosting the Holi Color Festival for its second year! The Holi Festival, an ancient Hindu religious holiday, is about good triumphing over evil! ...

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  The Bereavement Ministry of the Church of the Little Flower is offering the Loss of a Child Prayer Service at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 3, in the Little Church, 310 Plainfield Ave., Berkeley Heights. The service will offer a time of prayer and remembrance for anyone who has ever grieved the ...

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CRANFORD – This summer the Office of Continuing Education at Union County College is offering the 2018 College for Teens program sponsored by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders. The program is offered for two sessions. Each session will be held for two weeks and will meet from Monday ...

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Last week, Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss, opened it’s doors to over 100 volunteers and supporters for its annual Volunteer Appreciation event.  Cheese and chocolate fondue was served alongside lots of tasty treats to celebrate all of the hard work and contributions made by volunteers ...

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When Brianna Cagan’s dad was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma, she and her family wanted to do something meaningful to fund cancer research. Brianna, her mom Sue Kelly, and their friends started a started a Relay For Life team called “Pearly Girls.” Seven years later, the high school freshman is ...

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Visit Peak Medical on June 13 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. to learn more about CoolSculpting® and to determine if this procedure is right for you. As a bonus for attending the event, you will also receive special event pricing for your CoolSculpting procedure! CLICK to REGISTER WHAT TO EXPECT: A ...

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Calling all College-Bound High Schoolers!  Let's go on a college tour or two or four! Through the Summit Area YMCA, we made it easy for you... with a pre-planned fun-filled trip visiting four amazing colleges in the Southeast! including University of Richmond, Spelman/Morehouse, Morris Brown ...

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ADULT BALLET CLASS WITH MEGAN This 7-WEEK class will focus on classic ballet with easy-to-understand instruction. You can expect a full dance experience from working at the ballet barre to leaping across the floor! No experience is necessary to participate. Easy-to-move-in clothes and socks or ...

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Get informed as this issue makes it way through our State Legislature. The League of Women Voters of Berkeley Heights, New Providence & Summit is sponsoring a discussion on Marijuana for Monday, May 21st at 7:30pm at the De Corso Center, 15 East 4th Street in New Providence.   The presenters ...

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Enjoy this exciting new cutting-edge workout beginning at the Berkeley Heights YMCA in late Spring! This innovative class, open to all ages, promotes join mobility, spinal flexibility, left/right brain coordination and cognitive functioning. Brought to us by Ageless Grace Brain Health Fitness, the ...

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For the eighth consecutive year, Lassus Wherley has been named one of the Best Places to Work in New Jersey. This program is a celebration of jobs and the employers who provide them. The primary goal of the program is to help companies improve their workplace practices, which, in turn, helps them ...

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  Two students from Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child placed nationally against hundreds of schools across the United States in the recent Catholic Math League competition. Caroline Hall ’20 and Leticia Sefia ’21, who placed second and fourth, respectively, were honored among additional ...

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  Many children experience trauma.  Some traumas are ongoing like abuse or illness, while others are sudden and episodic like an act of violence or a natural disaster or death.  All of these traumas are experienced as a loss for children: a loss of safety, a loss of identity, or a loss of a ...

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Please join us on May 31, 2018 for an informative lecture on Dental Implants and the advantages they can offer over dentures.  Other treatment options will also be presented. A light meal will be served. Place: Coppola Ristorante and Pizzeria at 590 Central Avenue in New ...

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LAKEWOOD, NJ - The Berkeley Heights PAL WolfPacks made their mark at the Middle School Track and Field Invitational on Saturday, May 5 at Lakewood Middle School. Sixteen WolfPacks proudly represented their school collecting multiple medals. Top eight finishers in each event, in each division, ...

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  The Junior League of Summit Thrift Shop, 37 DeForest Ave., will be the scene of the annual Beach Blast Event, a special sale of summer merchandise. The Beach Blast features new and gently used men's, women's, and children's swimwear, summer clothes, footwear, beach toys, and seasonal home ...

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Get ready for a little spring cleaning and some bargain shopping, all for a good cause! CSA Youth is collecting items and holding a community yard sale on Sunday, May 20, 2018 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm at the New Providence Community Pool parking lot. The CSA Youth Community Yard Sale will be held ...

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Luminous is hosting a Bridal Expo from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Monday, May 14 at the Best Western Inn (Murray Hill Inn) 535 Central Ave New Providence. This is a FREE event! Come by to meet local wedding and party vendors. Even if wedding planning isn’t in your near future, come for an evening of ...

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A free recycling event for personal electronic equipment will be held on Saturday, May 12 in New Providence, at the Nokia campus located at 600 Mountain Ave., from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The free event is designed to help Union County residents clear their homes of rid of unwanted computers, ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – NJ Sharing Network was selected by NJBIZ as one of the top 25 Best Places to Work in New Jersey. NJ Sharing Network is the non-profit, federally designated organ procurement organization responsible for the recovery of organs and tissue in the state. The Best Places to Work ...

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View the Photo Album View Prom Video Recap MAY 5, 2018 – It was a cool spring evening this past Saturday night, when a white limousine rolled up to the doors of the St. Bartholomew’s Church in Scotch Plains. The night’s theme song, Coldplay’s “A Sky Full of Stars”, played on the speakers as the ...

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