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Sun, October 22, 10:00 AM

National Guard Armory, Morristown

41st Annual Morristown CraftMarket

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/22/2017 10:00am 10/22/2017 5:00pm America/New_York 41st Annual Morristown CraftMarket

Now in its 41st continuous year, the Morristown CraftMarket is one of the top juried and longest-running fine art and fine craft shows in the nation. Each year about 150 gifted artists come from over 25 states throughout the country to exhibit in this nationally acclaimed show held on the spacious ground level floor of the Morristown Armory. Showcased is an exhibition and sale of extraordinary, ...

430 Western Avenue Morristown, NJ 07960
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Sun, October 22, 12:30 PM

Summit YMCA, Summit

Halloween Haunted House Decorating Workshop

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 10/22/2017 12:30pm 10/22/2017 3:00pm America/New_York Halloween Haunted House Decorating Workshop

Members $15 per kit / Non-members $20 per kit

Bring your spooky chef and get creative decorating your very own Haunted House with candy and icing in this special Halloween workshop. Pre-registration is required two days before. All children must be accompanied by a parent.

67 Maple Street Summit, NJ 07901
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Sun, October 22, 12:30 PM

Summit YMCA, Summit

Halloween Haunted House Decorating Workshop

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/22/2017 12:30pm 10/22/2017 3:00pm America/New_York Halloween Haunted House Decorating Workshop

Bring your spooky chef and get creative decorating your very own Haunted House with candy and icing in this special Halloween workshop. Pre-registration is required two days before. All children must be accompanied by a parent. This is not a drop-off.

Members $15 per kit / Non-members $20 per kit
Time: 12:30pm-3:00pm

67 Maple Street Summit, NJ 07901
World Cultural Music with Jesse Rivera

Sun, October 22, 3:00 PM

Vermeule Mansion, North Plainfield

World Cultural Music with Jesse Rivera

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/22/2017 3:00pm 10/22/2017 4:30pm America/New_York World Cultural Music with Jesse Rivera

Come hear a World Cultural Music program featuring songs from North, Central and South America, the Caribbean and Europe with talented, 8-time award winning guitarist-singer-songwriter Jesse Rivera.

In this program, Jesse Rivera takes you around the world to enjoy different musical rhythms, styles and cultural aspects of other countries. The event will feature songs such as Volare ...

614 Greenbrook Road North Plainfield, NJ 07063
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Mon, October 23, 7:30 PM

The Connection, Summit

Adult Jazz Dance Class

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/23/2017 7:30pm 10/23/2017 9:00pm America/New_York Adult Jazz Dance Class

This class is for students with a fundamental knowledge of basic dance steps. The class will consist of a warm-up, center stretch, jazz across the floor and choreography. We will focus on body alignment, placement and strength training all while having fun. This class will incorporate all styles of jazz from classic to Broadway to funk!

Adult Jazz is free for Total Facility Members of The ...

79 Maple Street Summit, NJ 07901
CALL: Johann Sebastian Bach

Tue, October 24, 1:00 PM

Library of The Chathams, Chatham

CALL: Johann Sebastian Bach

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 10/24/2017 1:00pm 10/24/2017 2:00pm America/New_York CALL: Johann Sebastian Bach

Our Chatham Adult Lifeworks Learning program (CALL) is pleased to offer a course of 4 lectures about J. S. Bach.

Dr. Vincent J. Rufino, Adjunct Professor of Music History at the College of St. Elizabeth and guest conductor at David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center, will present a four-part series on the life and music of Johann Sebastian Bach, one of the most masterful composers of all time. A ...

214 Main Street Chatham, NJ 07928
Troubleshoot & Clean Up Your Computer

Thu, October 26, 7:30 PM

New Providence Memorial Library, New Providence

Troubleshoot & Clean Up Your Computer

Arts & Entertainment Green Other

Add to My Calendar 10/26/2017 7:30pm 10/26/2017 8:30pm America/New_York Troubleshoot & Clean Up Your Computer

Ready to buy another computer because yours is running slow? Join us for this session and bring your current computer up to speed. If your computer will not boot up or is not running properly, learn to identify some common hardware and software problems and how to fix them. You will also will be able to speak more knowledgeably to a repair person should you need to call one.

Come out, bring ...

377 Elkwood Avenue New Providence, NJ 07974
Hickory Tree Chorus sponsors a Craft Fair

Sat, October 28, 10:00 AM

Long Hill Senior Center, Gillette

Hickory Tree Chorus sponsors a Craft Fair

Arts & Entertainment Other

Add to My Calendar 10/28/2017 10:00am 10/28/2017 4:00pm America/New_York Hickory Tree Chorus sponsors a Craft Fair

Craft Fair - Wide Variety of Vendors, plenty of parking, refreshments too! Free Admission!

769 Valley Road Gillette, NJ 07933
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Sat, October 28, 10:00 AM

Berkeley Heights YMCA, Berkeley Heights

Halloween Spooktacular in Berkeley Heights YMCA

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/28/2017 10:00am 10/28/2017 12:00pm America/New_York Halloween Spooktacular in Berkeley Heights YMCA

Don't miss out on our Halloween Spooktacular at the Berkeley Heights YMCA

Free to all members and the community!

Join us for a wonderful morning of family fun! Find your way through the spiders' web, join the mad scientist in the science lab, and create some spooky fun arts and crafts! Costumes encouraged!

For more information, please contact Francesca Garrard at 908-464-8373 or ...

550 Springfield Avenue Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
NJIO's Outreach Ensemble Performs at Plainfield Public Library

Sat, October 28, 1:00 PM

Plainfield Public Library, Plainfield

NJIO's Outreach Ensemble Performs at Plainfield ...

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Add to My Calendar 10/28/2017 1:00pm 10/28/2017 2:00pm America/New_York NJIO's Outreach Ensemble Performs at Plainfield Public Library

New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra (NJIO)’s Outreach Ensemble will be performing in the Plainfield Library on Friday, October 28th. The performance will begin at 1:00 p.m. and will last about an hour. For more information regarding Outreach Ensemble, joining NJIO or attending NJIO’s concerts, or to inquire about patron services, please contact Mary Beth Sweet at (908) 603-7691 or ...

800 Park Avenue Plainfield, NJ 07060
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Sat, October 28, 7:00 PM

Oktoberfest, Summit

Oktoberfest SuperAuction at the Summit Elks

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 10/28/2017 7:00pm 10/28/2017 11:45pm America/New_York Oktoberfest SuperAuction at the Summit Elks

Summit, NJ...It's time to break out the Lederhosen and Dirndl dresses as the Summit Suburban Chamber of Commerce ("SCC") will partner with the Summit Elks to hold their annual SuperAuction Oktoberfest style on Saturday, October 28th.

All proceeds from the event will go towards SCC and Summit Elks' Charitable Foundations.

The festival will include authentic German Food, ...

40 Maple Street Summit, NJ 07901
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Sat, October 28, 7:00 PM

Summit YMCA & Summit Free Public Library Parking Lot, Summit

Trunk or Treat Halloween Fun

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 10/28/2017 7:00pm 10/28/2017 9:00pm America/New_York Trunk or Treat Halloween Fun

Check out Halloween theme decorated cars, do some trick or treating, and take part in ghost stories and activities! Fun for the entire family.

If you would like to decorate a car, please visit the library's website to register. Prizes will be awarded for the funniest, scariest and most creative cars!

*Rain date: Sunday, October 29, 6-8pm

67 Maple Street Summit, NJ 07901

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A New Way to Approach Affordable Housing: A Statement from Council Candidates Doll and Baer Peterson

October 16, 2017

Affordable housing is a complex issue that requires communication, transparency, and inclusivity, along with dedicated leadership and coordination between many levels of our local and state governments. All too often, this issue is used as a political "hot potato" which is fueled by rhetoric, unclear narratives, and partisan politics.

As a municipality, we are currently in an ...

Meet Borough Council Candidate Jamie Baer Peterson

My husband and I moved to New Providence 20 years ago because we thought it was the perfect place to raise our kids while having access to NYC for our careers.  We have grown to deeply love this community and the friends we have made here.  I have been an active volunteer and committee chair in all the pre-schools and public schools my three children have attended. I have also ...

Keith Doll: A Call to Service

The inspiration for my campaign is rooted in my desire to affect positive change in service to the community where my wife and I have chosen to raise our family.

Since declaring my candidacy, I have been moved and motivated by the stories of all the residents I've met and spoken with along this incredible journey.

Running as a Democratic candidate for New Providence Borough Council, ...

Election Talk at The Dinner Table

October 21, 2017

Why do we vote? That discussion is a good exercise in opening up a few family talks on ethics and personal responsibility. It will also help your children, partner, husband or wife better understand your own concerns about the community. 

The recent debate and Community TV interviews offer great information on our candidates. 

But honest dinner conversation just might ...

Change is Good…Vote Peterson and Doll

I have an old favorite t-shirt. The front of it reads, “Change is Good”. On the back of it is a quote from President Kennedy that reads, “Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.”

After more than fifty years of a Republican-run town council in New Providence, I think it’s time for change. Two ...

Students at Congregation Beth Israel Create Biblical Artwork

October 21, 2017

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- First-grade students and their parents created artwork depicting the Biblical creation story at Congregation Beth Israel’s Religious School in Scotch Plains on Sunday, October 15. 

At this family education program, children and their parents separated into small groups, with each group studying a verse or two of Biblical text about one of the seven days of ...

Lantern Hill to host Job Fair, October 30

Are you looking to work at an amazing and beautiful senior living community in Union County? If so, don’t miss Lantern Hill’s Job Fair – October 30, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Lantern Hill, a distinctive Erickson Living retirement community in New Providence, New Jersey, will hire more than 50 employees in the next few months.

Some of the key positions include:

•RN, ...

Join the Union County Environmental Stewards and Make a Positive Impact in Your Community

Are you concerned about the environment and want to learn how to make a difference? For the first time, the Rutgers Cooperative Extension will offer its Environmental Steward Program in Union County.

The Environmental Steward program is designed to help non-scientists to learn more about the science behind the environmental issues impacting their communities.

“The Freeholder Board ...

New LaBlast Fitness Dance with Chris D Begins at the Summit Area YMCA

Calling all dancers! LaBlast Fitness, a unique fitness/dance workout designed to help you get fit through dancing, has come to the Summit YMCA!

The Summit YMCA, a branch of the Summit Area YMCA, announces LaBlast Fitness with Chris D. This dynamic dance/fitness workout, founded by world-renowned dancer and fitness expert Louis van Amstel from Dancing with the Stars, is open to all levels, ...

Last Chance to Join Interscholastic Team For 2017-18 Season

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) will be closing memberships for riders and teams for the 2017-2018 season on Nov. 1.

The Membership Office will accept any forms received via fax, scanned email attachment (no photos) or ground mail with a post mark of Nov. 1. 

Coach Memberships, Contributing/Jr. Contributing Memberships and the ...

Union County Clerk Offers Extra Opening for Vote-By-Mail on Saturday, November 4

ELIZABETH, NJ--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 4 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.

“If desired, voters can apply for a Vote-by-Mail ballot, fill out their ...

Grand National at Far Hills Races Will Be International Affaire

October 13, 2017

GRAND NATIONAL TAKES ON INTERNATIONAL FLAVOR

The $400,000 Grand National (Gr. 1), America’s richest steeplechase race, has attracted strong international interest, with no fewer than five overseas challengers among 12 nominees to the centerpiece of the 97th annual Far Hills Races on Saturday, Oct. 21.

One of New Jersey’s premier sporting events, the Far Hills Races will be one ...

Want to Take Your Business Global? New Jersey Businesses Eligible for Grant Funding

October 12, 2017

Are you a New Jersey business owner who has already realized the potential of a global market or an entrepreneur seeking to increase sales and profit by taking your business worldwide? 

The New Jersey Business Action Center (BAC) has been awarded a $606,151 State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration to help New Jersey companies gain access to ...

Dear Susan: Beauty Tips from a Beauty Expert

SUSAN BARBAGLIA, owner of Skin Deep Salon and Spa in New Providence, offers a wealth of knowledge and expertise as a leader in the beauty industry. With over thirty years experience in skin care, Susan can answer your most challenging beauty questions. Email your questions to advice@skindeepsalonspa.com.

 

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Dear Susan: I am interested in ...

JCP&L Reminds Customers Assistance and Service Programs are Available to Help Pay Utility Bills

Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) reminds customers having difficulty paying their utility bills that they may be eligible for special financial assistance or energy efficiency programs that could reduce the amount of electricity they use.

    Assistance programs available to New Jersey residents include:

Lifeline – Offers a cash grant to help people who ...