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  • There's an App for That - Cove's Digital 'Stainfighter'

    March 20, 2017

    Clean-Up on Aisle...!

    We have all been there, spills happen and are a fact of life.

    Don't distress ... You don't need a 'bat phone', signal for The Green Hornet, or ...

  • If You CAN Stand the Heat...

    That's right - get in the kitchen... what many people widely acknowledge is the most important room in their house.

     

    It's where their day begins. It is the center of their ...

  • Come On In!

    April showers may bring May flowers, but unpredictable spring weather also brings a fair amount of the outdoors into your indoors.

     

    Mother Nature’s quirky moods create mud and other ...

  • Color Me Curious: Hit These Tones to Make Your Space Sing

    What palette suits your palate?

    No element drives your interior design more than color. While there is no right or wrong choice to serve as the dominant tone in a room, it is important ...

  • Strike a Pose: En Vogue Home Fashion

    Fashion Week season is upon us, and while it may be hard to snag a ticket or invite to these haute couture events, it is much easier to get some of fashion's hottest looks mirrored in ...

  • Your Choice: Light Side or Dark Side

    "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" has grossed more than $2 billion (with a "b") worldwide since it opened, but you don't have to be an intergalactic space crusader to ...

  • Sensing a Pattern

    If you are looking to decorate a small space, or even a modest-sized home, and think you need to avoid patterns, guess again.

     

    A room without patterns lacks vibrancy and, through the ...

  • Master Your Bedroom Design

    It's the end of the day, and you need a sanctuary. One that is calm and as well-appointed as the "common areas" in your home.

    If you have spent much of your energy decorating the ...

  • More Than 50 Shades of Gray

    To say Gray is en vogue from a popular culture perspective would be an understatement. Forget, for a moment, the popular book, television show, and film with the word -- no matter how it's ...

  • Making Choosing the Right Wood Flooring Less Hard

    Generally, there two types of hardwood flooring, solid and engineered. Whether it's a strip or plank, solid hardwood flooring is a single piece of wood, which can easily be customized and can be ...

  • No Pain, No Stains

    Think that stains from everyday use mark the end of your beautifully carpeted floor?

     

    Think again.

     

    Check out these helpful tips for eliminating common stains and keeping your ...

  • Vinyl?: You'll Love 'LVT'

    For some reason, most people have an adverse reaction to the thought of vinyl floors. Ok, maybe they’re ok for the bathroom, but for the rest of your home? The fact is, vinyl products have come ...

  • Indoor Comfort, Outdoor Living

    It's that time of year. The time when we get to expand our living spaces and spend more time outdoors. When you're looking to decorate an outdoor space, you want to have all the comforts of ...

  • Waterproof Carpet? Believe It

    Over the years, technology has continuously changed they way carpet is made...for the better.

    We now have stain resistant, durable fibers that look an feel beautiful. We have so many different ...

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A Call to Action on Healthcare

September 24, 2017

On July 29, 2016, one week after my 41st birthday, with no warning, I experienced a Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection. SCAD is an uncommon heart condition that causes arteries in the heart to tear, leading to a blockage of the artery, and, in my case, a heart attack.  I HAVE NO KNOWN RISK FACTORS FOR HEART DISEASE.  

I am a mother of two young children.  I am basically ...

Upcoming Events

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Sun, September 24

Berkeley Heights

Art from Around the World

Arts & Entertainment Education

Sun, September 24, 4:00 AM

Columbian Club of Garwood (Knights of Columbus Building), Garwood

Annual Spaghetti Dinner & Tricky Tray

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink Other

Sun, September 24, 7:00 AM

Hopatcong State Park, Landing

Fifth Annual “LHF Lake Loop” Set For September ...

Giving Back Health & Wellness Sports

Sun, September 24, 7:00 AM

Berkeley Heights YMCA, Berkeley Heights

Speak 4 Silent Voices Collection Drive

Giving Back

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Sun, September 24, 8:00 AM

The Connection, Summit

Adult Learn To Swim - Intermediate

Health & Wellness

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Sun, September 24, 9:30 AM

Providence Health and Fitness, New Providence

Tai Chi Chaun

Health & Wellness

Healing the Grieving Heart: The Journey After the Death of a Loved One

September 23, 2017

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - A free of charge 8-week bereavement support group is offered by the Bereavement Ministry of the Church of the Little Flower in Berkeley Heights. Meetings will be held in the evenings from 7-8:30 p.m. on  Mondays, starting September 25th through November 13th in room 1 H of the Parish Center School Building (except session 7, which will meet Sunday, November ...

Blessing of the Animals at All Saints

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Do you have a beloved companion that just happens to be a non-human?

Many of us have friends of all shapes, sizes, and species--and they deserve our gratitude and a special blessing! Bring them to the front lawn of All Saints' Episcopal Church on Sunday, Oct. 8 at 12:00 p.m. for a great celebration. Special treats will be on hand for our ...

Fourth Annual Union County Day of Prayer

In the challenging time of racial and religious intolerance as displayed in Charlottesville, fevered anti-immigrant xenophobia and political discord of historic extremes there comes the balance of a nation pulling together to support the victims of Hurricane Harvey.

With this backdrop the Fourth Annual Union County "Day of Prayer and Reflection: Unifying Our Community through Prayer" ...

Imagine Offers Support Groups for Caregivers

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ -- Imagine is offering support groups for adult caregivers under 60 who are living with a family member’s chronic or terminal illness. The groups are safe spaces in which people can express their feelings, and gain support from fellow caregivers. 

The criteria for participation includes: caring for any person with a diagnosis of physical illness, injury or ...

JCP&L Provide Support Across the Companies Service Area

JCP&L linemen and support personnel are among a large group of linemen, damage accessors, electrical contractors, forestry crews and support personnel from FirstEnergy Corp. utilities  that have mobilized to help utilities in Florida with restoration efforts as a result of Hurricane Irma.

How to be a Doctor in Seven Years

Who wouldn’t be completely at ease with a 25-year-old performing their open-heart surgery? Joking aside, many students and parents are attracted to accelerated undergraduate/graduate degree programs.  While some of the most common exist in the realms of medicine, engineering, and business, more and more are cropping up in fields like physical therapy, teaching, counseling, and ...

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Eliminate Your 'Pet Peeves' of Decorating with These Helpful Hints

You justly love your dog or cat and, if you love pets that much, maybe it's even your dog and cat.

What you don't love are some of the shall we say more challenging aspects of pet ownership as it relates to your living space, specifically the effects a pet can have on the wear and tear of the abode you decorated with the same levels of devotion and adoration you bestow on ...

Give Me Some Credit

I used to think I was special.  

 

But it turns out I am not.  I am just one measly name in 143 million.  

 

You see, that’s the number of lucky Americans who had their personal data purloined in a massive data breach at Equifax, the credit reporting agency.  At least I am not alone.

 

I checked the special Equifax website the other day ...

Roselle Park Loves Arts Festival - Schedule of Events for Saturday

September 21, 2017

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - If you are looking for something fun to do this weekend, Roselle Park will be hosting their 3rd annual “RP Loves Arts Festival. This event is all arts, all day, and all free! The fun takes place this Saturday from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the downtown area on Chestnut Street. 

Entertainment will be from the Kean University Dance Theatre, ZCO Dance, Michael Montemurro, ...

Last Few Days to Donate Items to VNA Rummage Sale, Scheduled For Early October

September 24, 2017

FAR HILLS, NJ - The tens of thousands of items sold at the giant Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills rummage sale each spring and fall come from donations from this area and and beyond - and the donation period to drop off quality used items will continue through this week, until Wednesday, Sept. 27.

Those donations will stock 26 "departments" of bargain merchandise for ...

Community of Inclusion: A Statement from Council Candidates Doll and Baer Peterson

September 20, 2017

New Providence is a town evolving. While we will always remain a community whose foundation is built upon the kindness of our citizens, safety of our neighborhoods, and strength of our school system, this election provides an opportunity to embrace the growing diversity of our community – among ages, backgrounds, and beliefs – and reflect it on our Council. When we truly share in a ...

Mandelblatt Calls on Rep. Lance to 'Come Clean' on GOP Tax Cut

Lisa Mandelblatt, a Democratic candidate for Congress in the 7th District, today called on U.S. Rep. Leonard Lance to come clean on whether he supports a Republican tax plan that would harm New Jersey taxpayers. 

The American Action Network has launched television ads encouraging voters to call Lance and tell him to “keep fighting for tax reforms.”

The ad is really part of ...

Keith Doll: Community Advocate with a Fresh Perspective for New Providence

My name is Keith Doll, and I am a Democratic candidate for New Providence Borough Council.

As a son, brother, husband, and father, I believe deeply in the importance of strong families to build communities.

As a nurse, I understand what it means to serve others with dedication and humility.

As a recent recipient of an endorsement from Democrats 2000 for young Democrats under the age of ...

A New Voice and a Choice for New Providence

My family moved to New Providence from New York City 20 years ago when our one-bedroom apartment could no longer accommodate our growing family.  We sought a community that we could afford, had great schools and a fairly easy commute into Manhattan. New Providence fit our criteria. I still remember the strong impression I had when we found our first house on Hawthorne Drive; I knew we ...