Press Releases

November 1, 2018

“The capability they (Military Working Dogs) bring to the fight cannot be replicated by man or machine. By all measures of performance their yield outperforms any asset we have in our inventory. Our Army (and military) would be remiss if we failed to invest more in this incredibly valuable ...

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Organizations in Camden, Essex, Hudson, Mercer, Monmouth/Ocean to Help Enroll People in Health Coverage   The New Jersey Department of Human Services is providing $375,000 in funding and support to five community organizations that will help enroll New Jersey residents in health coverage. The ...

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One step closer to Turning Type 1 to Type None. A joint resolution, brought forth by Assembly Members Eric Houghtaling and Joann Downey, to designate the Monday before Thanksgiving as "A Day in the Life - Type 1 Diabetes Day" was approved Monday, October 29. JDRF is honored to announce that ...

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Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi reminds Union County residents that the County Clerks’ Elections Office in Elizabeth and Westfield will be open for special hours on Saturday, November 3 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., for anyone wishing to obtain an application for a Vote-By-Mail ballot in person.

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A Veteran’s Day Remembrance, ""For So Many Who Gave So Much," will be held at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, at American Legion Post #433, 357 Elkwood Dr., New Providence. All veterans and friends are welcome on Veteran’s Day to attend a Remembrance to commemorate 100 years ago when "The War to End ...

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The Interfaith Councils of Summit and New Providence/Berkeley Heights will hold an Interfaith Vigil for Pittsburgh at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 1. Members of the public are welcome to take part in the vigil and join us as we come together as a community to mourn the victims of the tragic ...

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The final mobile paper-shredding program of 2018 for personal documents will be available on November 3, at Nokia in New Providence.   The November 3rd shredding event will take place at Nokia at 600 Mountain Avenue, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., rain or shine.  The shredding event will end before 1 ...

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New Providence Recreation adult programs are at mid-session and fees are half-price. Most classes are under $60 and run through December 21.  Daytime offerings include Early A.M. Fitness, yoga, and Zumba.  Daytime pickleball, co-ed soccer and tennis are free!  Mix it Up Exercise, volleyball, ...

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Two art workshops are being offered by New Providence Recreation - Tuesdays 7 to 9 p.m. and Thursdays 10 a.m. to noon.  Both workshops are taught by Mary Jean Canziani, BFA for seven weeks for a fee of $154 each; materials are included. We encourage you to register! Individual attention is ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE—The New Jersey Youth Symphony (NJYS) continues its 40th Anniversary season with a concert featuring the NJYS Youth Orchestra, Fortissimo Flutes, and Clarinet Ensemble on Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. at the Union County Performing Arts Center located at 1601 Irving Street in ...

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Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts (WIPA) kicks off its 2018-2019 Salon Series featuring flutist Laura George and pianist Eric Olsen on Thursday, Nov. 8, at 7:30 p.m. at 60 Locust Avenue, Berkeley Heights. Wine and cheese will be served. Tickets are $12 for adults, $6 for seniors, and free ...

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CRANFORD – The Union County College Women’s Soccer Team will compete in the 2018 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Women’s Soccer National Championship Tournament from November 8-11, in Rockford, IL. This past weekend, the Lady Owls were named the Region XIX Champions when they ...

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Despite volatility in stocks, the hunt for income plays is abundant. Point View Wealth Management's Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, John Petrides, on Nightly Business Report discussing stocks and bonds on today's market nbr.com Note -  interview starts at 16:55 mark For over 25 ...

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The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail, and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS) is looking for volunteer weather observers in Berkeley Heights and surrounding areas. CoCoRaHS is a nationwide volunteer precipitation-observing network with over 15,000 active observers in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Canada, the ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center announced it recently implanted its 100th Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD), which treats patients who are in end-stage heart-failure. Morristown Medical Center is one of 60 hospitals in the nation to receive the Gold Seal of ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites residents to join the Adopt-a-Trail volunteer program and help with trail conservation and preservation projects in Union County parks. “Our Adopt-a-Trail Stewards enable visitors to enjoy miles of rustic trails in our County parks,” said ...

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The Union County Rape Crisis Center seeks volunteer advocates to join its crisis response team after completing a training course in November and December. Training will be held during daytime business hours. The Rape Crisis Center is a volunteer program run by the Union County Department of ...

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As part of the The Westfield Historical Society’s First Wednesday Luncheon series, Peter Goggi, President of the Tea Association of the USA, will be speaking on the topic of Tea & Health on November 7, 2018. The event will begin with check-in at 11:45 am at the Echo Lake Country Club, located ...

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The Strollers community theater will open its 87th season with a presentation of Ken Ludwig’s The Game’s Afoot; or Holmes for the Holidays. Directed by Alan H. Foster, this holiday-centric comedy-meets-mystery will be performed for two weekends in November at the Burgdorff Center for Performing ...

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Maureen Francis, a choral director in the Music Department at Westfield High School, will be the guest soprano soloist in Crescent Choral Society's upcoming concert, Haydn's Mass in Time of War, on Saturday, Nov. 3 at 5 p.m.  The concert, which will be performed in the Crescent Avenue ...

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CALL: ETHICS IN JOURNALISM News reporting in a polarized society is leading to journalism itself being a frequent subject of the news.  Please join us for a series of talks with journalists who will speak about the ethics in journalism from inside the profession.  For more information on the ...

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Union County residents seeking information about services available for senior adults age 60 and older will have a choice of six dates and locations in November to speak with staff from the county’s Department of Human Services, Division on Aging.  Staff will be present at public libraries in ...

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The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail, and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS) is looking for volunteer weather observers in New Providence. CoCoRaHS is a nationwide volunteer precipitation-observing network with over 15,000 active observers in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Canada, the Bahamas, and the US ...

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FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) utilities are preparing to deploy more than 1,000 line workers, damage assessors, hazard responders and forestry personnel to New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania in advance of high winds forecast to hit the east coast beginning late Friday.  Jersey Central Power & ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ -- Area residents are invited to join with Arbor Terrace Mountainside for a special gathering honoring and remembering those touched by Alzheimer's Disease and other forms of dementia. Luminaria will light up the night, with each luminaria representing another individual with a ...

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Point View Wealth Management's Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, John Petrides, proudly presented to the Ridgewood Hobbyists yesterday and discussed 'The Longest Bull Market in History: Is Your Portfolio Prepared When it Stops'. Interested in learning more, please email us ...

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As the November 6 General Election draws near, Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi reminds residents that official, certified election results always include Vote-by-Mail ballots and provisional ballots in the final count. “Some voters have been led to believe that Vote-by-Mail ballots are not ...

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.Looking for a great deal on clothes, accessories, toys, books, crafting supplies or holiday decorations? Then plan to check out Boxwood Junction’s Yard Sale on Saturday, November 3, from 9 am to 3 pm at Liquid Church’s Mountainside Campus, located off Rt.22 on 1180 Spruce Rd.                ...

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As part of the The Westfield Historical Society’s First Wednesday Luncheon series, Peter Goggi, President of the Tea Association of the USA, will be speaking on the topic of Tea & Health on Nov. 7, 2018. The event will begin with check-in at 11:45 a.m. at the Echo Lake Country Club, located at ...

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As the November 6 General Election draws near, Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi reminds residents that official, certified election results always include Vote-by-Mail ballots and provisional ballots in the final count. “Some voters have been led to believe that Vote-by-Mail ballots are not ...

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