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Wed, May 23, 12:00 PM

Passaic River Park, Berkeley Heights

The Ducks Are Here

Arts & Entertainment Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 05/23/2018 12:00pm 05/23/2018 1:00pm America/New_York The Ducks Are Here

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Just arrived. Over four thousand little yellow rubber duckies, ready to swim their little webbed feet off for their adoptive “parents.”

Ducky adoption tickets are just $5 each and available throughout Berkeley Heights oAm Bagel, 7-Eleven, Stop n/ Shop, and out front of our town post office to find and adopt as many duckies as you’d like. (A ...

151 Springfield Ave. Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
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Thu, May 24, 7:30 PM

Providence Health and Fitness, New Providence

Mediumship with Shira

Arts & Entertainment Health & Wellness Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 05/24/2018 7:30pm 05/24/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Mediumship with Shira

Join Providence for a Mediumship with Shira on Many 24th! Shira, a gifted Meduim, is able to talk to loved ones on the other side. She is able to bring messages from those who have passed on, back to the earth plane. This can be a great opportunity for healing and closure with those who have passed in your life. Nonbelievers and skeptics are always welcome!

Shira will offer each attendee a ...

18 South Street 2nd Floor New Providence, NJ 07974
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Sat, May 26, 10:00 AM

The Connection, Summit

Recreational Swim

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Add to My Calendar 05/26/2018 10:00am 05/26/2018 12:00pm America/New_York Recreational Swim

The entire family can enjoy swimming in The Connection's indoor pool with toys, noodles, balls and more. Non-swimmers and children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

Recreational Swim is free for Total Facility members or $20 family pass for non-members.

Memorial Day Weekend Recreational Swim Schedule:
Saturday, 5/26: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Saturday, 5/26: 2:00pm - 4:45pm
Sunday, ...

79 Maple Street Summit, NJ 07901
Memoir Writing  Workshops @ NPML

Sat, May 26, 2:00 PM

New Providence

Memoir Writing Workshops @ NPML

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Add to My Calendar 05/26/2018 2:00pm 05/26/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Memoir Writing Workshops @ NPML

Please join local author and educator JoAnn Jackovino for a three-session workshop on memoir writing. Sessions are free but we ask that you bring a notebook, a pen, and your imaginations!

All are welcome to attend. Please sign up at the Reference Desk.

Workshop Dates:

Saturday, May 5: 2pm – 4pm, Saturday, May 12: 2pm – 4pm, Saturday, May 26: 2pm – 4pm


377 Elkwood Ave New Providence, NJ 07974
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Sun, May 27, 10:00 AM

The Connection, Summit

Recreational Swim

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Add to My Calendar 05/27/2018 10:00am 05/27/2018 12:30pm America/New_York Recreational Swim

The entire family can enjoy swimming in The Connection's indoor pool with toys, noodles, balls and more. Non-swimmers and children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

Recreational Swim is free for Total Facility members or $20 family pass for non-members.

Memorial Day Weekend Recreational Swim Schedule:
Saturday, 5/26: 10:00am - 12:00pm
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79 Maple Street Summit, NJ 07901

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Union County Residents Can “Recycle Right” without Plastic Bags

June 23, 2018

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders reminds residents that plastic bags and other excluded items cannot be recycled through their local curbside pick-up programs.

“Union County residents have a good recycling rate compared to other counties in our state, and we want to improve on this record and set a high bar,” said Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados. “Every ...

Seth Meyers Attends Summit Medical Group Foundation's (SMGF) 5th Annual Gala & Auction

Seth Meyers, host of NBC’s Late Night with Seth Meyers, was recently a special guest at Summit Medical Group Foundation's (SMGF) 5th Annual Gala & Auction where a record-breaking $1.35 million was raised. 

SMGF’s Annual Gala & Auction raises critical funds to ensure the Foundation can continue to offer access to high-quality ...

What Is HIIT and Why All The Buzz?

HIIT stands for High Intensity Interval Training. Many people, especially those with busy schedules, love HITT because they can get maximum benefits in a short period of time! According to Shape Magazine, “Research shows you can achieve more progress in a mere 15 minutes of interval training (done three times a week) than the girl jogging on the treadmill for an hour. And according to ...

Watchung Borough Mayor and Council Approve Affordable Housing Settlement

June 9, 2018

WATCHUNG, NJ -The Watchung Borough Council voted on Thursday night  to settle its third round affordable housing obligation mandated by the state of New Jersey. Watchung Borough’s immunity from builder's remedy lawsuits  expires on June 30.

 Mayor Stephen Pote was forced to cast the deciding vote after the council deadlocked at 3-3.

Video: Union County Celebrates Pride Month with CommUNITY PRIDE Day Picnic

June 19, 2018

RAHWAY, NJ - Parents, children, friends, and all family members came out on Saturday afternoon to Rahway River Park for the Union County CommUNITY PRIDE Day Picnic.

The family-friendly celebration hosted by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, was a day of fun activities of arts and crafts, family lawn games, inflatable bounce houses, playground fun and more, along with music by the ...

Scotch Plains Mayor Al Smith Attends Gun Safety Bills Signing Ceremony with Gov. Murphy in Trenton

June 14, 2018

TRENTON, NJ -- Mayor Al Smith attended a gun safety package bill signing ceremony at the Richard J. Hughes Justice Complex in Trenton on Wednesday with Governor Phil Murphy. Mayor Smith joined a bipartisan group of local and state elected officials, as well as members of Moms Demand Action of Union County, at the event. 

“As a leader in Sandy Hook Promise, I was happy to accept the ...

Sleep out at Covenant House

June 18, 2018

I can enjoy the same movies over and over like it were the first time to see them.  My kids roll their eyes at this.  Well, many unimaginable things happen as you become a certain age, and you tend to learn to accept those things graciously as gift.   But I remember the movie “The Blind Side.”  Until I saw that movie, I didn’t know homeless children ...

What's Hot and What's Not

Summer is a great time to take a step back, sip a cool beverage, and take a look at what’s going on in the world of college admissions.  Departments use the summer to evaluate how their year went and plan on any changes they want to make for the fall.  Did they over-enroll? Under-enroll?  What application materials were useful to them?  Which were redundant or time ...