Press Releases

March 17, 2018

Student members of the Union County 4-H Variety Club reached across local and state borders to help displaced pets earlier this year. Through their “4-H for our 4 Pawed Friends” community service project, they collected donations to help St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center in Madison after the ...

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The Summit Area YMCA is more than a swim and gym. It is more than a childcare center. It is more than a nonprofit organization. It is a welcoming, safe, inclusive and globally diverse environment. For the past 2 years, the Summit Area YMCA has been recognized as one of only 74 Y’s in the country ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Boy Scout Troop 368 of Berkeley Heights is celebrating the award of nine Eagle Scouts of 2017, with eight more in the works so far in 2018. Aside from being the highest rank a Boy Scout can earn, Eagle Scout confers many advantages in life. College admissions recognize the ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence Democratic Club is issuing a final call for submissions for candidates who want to run for open positions in the 2018 election, which includes mayor and two council seats. If you would like to be considered as a candidate, please ...

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Mod3//classical to contemporary: an evening of oboes, viola and piano Pianist Carol Ann Aicher, violist Shane Barker and oboist Kevin Chavez share works by Brahms, Kimber, Mozart, Odermatt and Loeffler, plus Irish surprises free and open to all Mod3 is a versatile NYC-based ensemble of ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ  – The Center for Hope Hospice recently hosted Dr. Myung-Sook Yoo, a professor at Daegu Catholic University’s Department of Nursing in South Korea. Myung traveled to the U.S. in January with eight nursing students who came to learn about clinical care in the U.S. as part of an ...

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RARITAN, NJ – Alternatives, Inc., a Raritan-based services provider for people and families with special needs in New Jersey, will celebrate volunteerism at its annual gala event themed “Havana Nights” March 24 at the Imperia, in Somerset. The agency will honor distinguished volunteers Janssen ...

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Teacher Training programs at Trailside is being offered this spring for teachers of students in Kindergarten through grade 12. The first one is March 15. Project WET, a teacher training program for teachers K – 12 will be offered on Thursday March 15 from 9 a.m.. to 3 p.m.  This workshop will ...

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Residents who are interested in a unique and meaningful volunteer experience still have time to apply and be accepted for the next volunteer training program of the Union County Rape Crisis Center. The Rape Crisis Center is a program of the Union County Department of Human Services. Since its ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ -- Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss (244 Sheffield St, Mountainside) seeks 10 individuals for our April 5-8, 2018 volunteer facilitator training session. Imagine peer support groups are the main source of support for grieving children and families in Union County and ...

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AUGUSTA, N.J. — Kick off your spring show season with the Garden State Horse Show May 2-6 New Jersey’s US Equestrian Premier, AA-rated horse show held annually at the Sussex County Fairgrounds in Augusta. Offering a full range of classes from lead line to equitation, hunters and jumpers, it ...

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Alert to the vital presence of immigrants in their home county against the backdrop of a national tug of war on the subject, the Union County Young Democrats (UCYD) Legislative Caucus partnered with Make the Road Action to host a forum at Snyder Academy in Elizabeth. “In an age of growing ...

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The Musical Club of Westfield is presenting the next in its series of monthly concerts, which are open to the public free of charge, on Monday, March 12, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 170 Elm. Street, Westfield. [The concert was originally scheduled for March 7 but has been ...

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Says Utility Company’s Lack of Preparation Is ‘Inexcusable,’ Response Efforts ‘Unacceptable’ TRENTON, NJ – Senator Nicholas P. Scutari (D-Union/Somerset/Middlesex) today condemned JCP&L for its continued failure to respond to the crisis conditions in the wake of the winter storm that has ...

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UNION COUNTY - More than 11,000 Union County residents and JCP&L customers are still suffering without power after this week’s storm, including children, seniors, and people with disabilities. Some of our residents have not had power since the previous storm hit last Friday, a full eight days ...

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Executive Chef Shamus Hill shares his delicious Irish-inspired recipes. Looking for delicious Irish-inspired recipes for St. Patrick's Day? Executive Chef Shamus Hill from Lantern Hill, an Erickson Living retirement community in New Providence, New Jersey, shares his recipe below. Lantern ...

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Embassy Suites by Hilton Berkeley Heights is holding a Food & Beverage Career Fair on Monday, March 12th, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at 200 Connell Drive in Berkeley Heights.   Apply on-line before the job fair visit davidsonhotels.com/careers. Starts: 03/12/2018 ...

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Summer is 107 days away! In 70 of them, you could be in the best shape of your life! https://www.themaxchallenge.com/locations/new-providence-nj/ You know how so many people struggle with their health and fitness goals? How so many people set a New Years Resolution each year to finally make a ...

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Join local authors Linda Raedisch and Natalie Zaman for an Eastertide program at 2 p.m., Sunday, March 18, at the New Providence Memorial Library. 377 Elkwood Ave. Raedisch's most recent publication is The Princess in the Mound: a Visitor's Guide to Alvenholm Castle. Among Zaman's recent books ...

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Come and listen to local author Marion Goldstein tell us about her newest book, Embracing the Sign at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 15, at the New Providence Library, 377 Elkwood Ave.  From the book's introduction: This memoir braids together stories about ordinary people who had extraordinary ...

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              The Fortnightly Club of Summit is hosting a free Tea and Chocolate Tasting on April 4th at 1pm.  This fun and informative event will take place at Twin Maples historic estate located at 214 Springfield Avenue in Summit, New Jersey. Attendees can taste three ...

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The New Providence United Methodist Church will again this year be hosting its annual Easter Egg Hunt at 2:00 pm on Saturday, March 24. Children and youth of all ages are welcome and the event is free. The many fun activities will include egg coloring, crafts, cupcake decorating and the Easter ...

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BASKING RIDGE, N.J. – The Friends of Lord Stirling Stable (FLSS) invite both private horse owners and spectators to attend the annual Dressage Schooling Show at Somerset County Park Commission Lord Stirling Stable, 256 South Maple Avenue in Basking Ridge, N.J. on Sunday, March 11, 2018. The show ...

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Crescent Concerts presents its annual Festival of Organists, Sunday, March 18 at 3 p.m., featuring four celebrated organists: F. Allen Artz. III, Kevin Davis, Marie-Daniele Mercier and Kathleen M. Healy-Wedsworth. The concert includes music from Buxtehude and Bach to Vierne and Widor. Crescent ...

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Service has been restored to more than 75,000 Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) customers who lost power following yesterday’s massive winter storm that impacted the Mid-Atlantic region.  Currently, more than 130,000 customers remain out of service. The the hardest hit counties ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Arbor Terrace Mountainside invites you to a cocktail reception and presentation on Tuesday, March 6 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Grand Summit Hotel at 570 Springfield Ave. in Summit. Prudential financial advisors Cheryl Moran and Karen Donofrio offer solid advice and concrete steps to ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Newark has formed a new support program, CAREGIVER CONNECTIONS, designed to help senior caregivers experiencing stress brought on by the challenges of caregiving. This free service will consist of up to five sessions run by an experienced ...

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  NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Learn about the contribution women have made to science at a program “No Girls Allowed: Women and the Scientific Revolution.” Seton Hall Professor Dr. Karen Gevirtz will discuss the scientific and mathematical discoveries women have made during the last 300 years and ...

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Attention New Providence, Berkeley Heights, and Mountainside! https://www.themaxchallenge.com/locations/new-providence-nj/ We have BIG news! For the Spring Challenge, beginning on Monday, April 9th, we're going to open a BRAND NEW CLASS at 12:30pm!!! Take a quick break from work on that lunch ...

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AUGUSTA, N.J. – The Garden State Horse Show, presented by the Junior Essex Troop, is scheduled for May 2-6 at the Sussex County Fairgrounds. The prize list is now online for the popular USEF Premier, Jumper Rated 4, USHJA World Champion Hunter Rider event. Click here for the prize ...

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