Press Releases

October 1, 2018

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, OCTOBER 1 Ⓒ Storytime Storytime is an 8-week, progressive ...

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BASKING RIDGE, N.J. — Somerset County Park Commission Lord Stirling Stable, 256 South Maple Avenue in Basking Ridge, N.J, is offering an Introductory Western-style horseback ride on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 1: p.m  Registration is available online at www.somersetcountyparks.org and ...

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Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, today announced it was named number 23 on Modern Healthcare’s 2018 list of the ‘Best Places to Work in Healthcare’ – the first time Atlantic Health System has earned this recognition from the national publication. Atlantic ...

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Pathways, a program of The Connection in Summit, provides an oasis of hope for women with cancer. For over 24 years, Pathways’ mission has remained the same:  to provide support, education and wellness programs for women with cancer, creating a community in which shared experiences lead to personal ...

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Point View Wealth Management's Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, John Petrides, live on CNBC discussing the "game of chicken" going on between the Fed and inflationary data: cnbc.com/video ck here to contact David Dietze, John Petrides, Claire Toth, Donna ...

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Pathways, a program of The Connection in Summit, provides an oasis of hope for women with cancer. For over 24 years, Pathways’ mission has remained the same:  to provide support, education and wellness programs for women with cancer, creating a community in which shared experiences lead to personal ...

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For the last 75 years when anyone in Berkeley Heights was faced with a medical emergency, the Berkeley Heights Volunteer Rescue Squad was just a phone call away.  To celebrate the 75th year of service to our community BHVRS members hosted a Health Fair on Sept.22.  As the final part of our ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Relay for Life of Berkeley Heights is seeking people that are interested in joining the planning team and invite volunteers to their first kick off meeting for the 2019 Event on Tuesday, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. at the Gov. Livingston High School cafeteria at 175 Watchung Blvd.

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When you’re in job search mode, you spend most of your time and energy on networking, honing your resume and LinkedIn profile, and interview preparation. Even with all the right tools, many job seekers get stuck and don't fully execute their plans. Yet your success depends on finding inspiration ...

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SUMMIT, NJ – The Junior League of Summit Thrift Shop will host its annual Halloween costume event October 4, from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. The event features gently used adult and children’s costumes, as well as Halloween and fall housewares and decorations. The Junior League of Summit Thrift Shop.

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This past summer, Oak Knoll Junior Anna Jeffries created a summer drama program for the Central Arts Academy at Central Presbyterian Church in Summit.  Anna created the program as her Gold Award project for Girl Scouts with the goal of providing children in the community with the opportunity to ...

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How often do you get to hear music and then have a high-energy conversation about its role in historical traditions, its cultural influence, and its style and technique? In an interactive session at the New Providence Memorial Library on Sunday, October 21 at 3 p.m., American Studies professor ...

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Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss seeks 10 individuals for our October 19-22, 2018 volunteer facilitator training session. Imagine peer support groups are the main source of support for grieving children and families in Union county and beyond. Groups are facilitated by trained adult ...

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CRANFORD – Union County College students Isabel Castillo of Elizabeth, David Valle of Linden, and Brandan Williams of Plainfield, have each been named as Phi Theta Kappa 2018 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholars and will each receive $1,000 scholarships. The Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise ...

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More than Oom-Pah-Pah.  German Language School of Morris County Celebrates Fifty Years of Language and Cultural Education and Marches in the 61st Annual New York City Steuben Parade Students from the German Language School of Morris County (http://www.glsmc.org) joined thousands of Dirndl, ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders reminds residents that support and guidance for victims of sexual violence is available through the Union County Rape Crisis Center, a 24/7 hotline that connects victims with trained, volunteer advocates. The advocates provide guidance by phone and ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -  The Drive for Autism Foundation is pleased to announce that its annual golf event, Drive for Autism XVII, was a tremendous success. The Drive for Autism XVII was held on September 17 and 130 golfers had a great day of golf. Through their generosity, we are happy to report ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Department of Parks and Recreation invite youngsters 4 years old to 12 years old to participate in “Paint by the Pond” on Saturday, October 6 at the pond in Warinanco Park. This interactive art project will run from 12:00 p.m. until 4:00 ...

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  CEDAR KNOLLS, NJ –  Boy Scouts of America, Patriots’ Path Council will on Sunday, October 14th,  host a presentation by Dan Stringham, who earlier this year completed a five-week expedition to reach the summit of Mt. Everest in Nepal. The peak of Mt. Everest is 29,035 feet above sea level; no ...

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Crescent Concerts presents the first offering of its 37th Season, “Percussion in Plainfield,” featuring Grammy nominated marimba artist, Greg Giannascoli accompanied by Ron Stabinsky, pianist.  The date and time of this extraordinary music event is Saturday, October 6 at 5:00 pm. Giannascoli ...

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Point View Wealth Management's Founder, President and Chief Investment Strategist, David Dietze, live on BNN Bloomberg on how to factor in political risks in your investing: bnnbloomberg.ca For more than 25 years, Point View Wealth Management, Inc. has been working with families in Summit and ...

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Pure Pilates of New Providence offering free reformer classes and private sessions to benefit the Pink Ribbon Pilates Program On Saturday, October 13, you can try Pilates for the first time either through Reformer classes or a 30-minute private session as Pure Pilates in New Providence ...

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Point View Wealth Management's Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, John Petrides, live from 30 Rock on CNBC discussing M&A in the media industry and what it means for stocks: cnbc.com/video For more than 25 years, Point View Wealth Management, Inc. has been working with families in ...

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CRANFORD – Union County College student Krystal Nicholas, of Roselle, is one of 10 students nationwide who was chosen to receive Phi Theta Kappa’s 2018 Pearson Scholarship for Higher Education, a $5,000 award. The Pearson Scholarship for Higher Education is awarded to Phi Theta Kappa members who ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence High School Varsity Football team is hosting a fundraiser for the Wounded Warrior Project charity during their home football game vs. Manville on Saturday, September 29 at 1 p.m. The football team ran a very successful preseason fundraising campaign in ...

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  MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – A grand opening celebration will be held from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, at Arbor Terrace Mountainside. Area residents are invited to drop by the grand opening and enjoy a  Cirque Du Soleil inspired celebration which will feature entertainment of all ...

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The Connection was honored to be the recipient of Our House Inc.’s (OHI) Community Partner Award at their 28th Annual Achievement Awards Ceremony, September 20 at the Westminster Hotel. Our House, Inc. supports meaningful lives for adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities through ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Delicious Heights introduces their Oktoberfest Specials menu serving traditional German food and Oktoberfest beer at all three of their locations through October 8. Click here for full menu.  Delicious Heights is a family restaurant with three locations; Berkeley Heights, ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ – On Friday, August 10, 2018 students at the Westlake School in Westfield participated in their annual Cub Scout Pinewood Derby. A Scouting volunteer group known as The Flintlocks cuts the traditional wood block Pinewood Derby kits into car shapes that the Westlake Students decorate ...

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Fingerprints on File, a voluntary program sponsored by the Union County Sheriff's Office for children in grades pre-kindergarten through eight, will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, at Allen W. Roberts at 9:30 a.m. and Salt Brook School School at 1 p.m. The Sheriff's Office will fingerprint ...

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