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Tue, September 25, 1:00 PM

Summit Area YMCA, Summit

The Summit Revolutionary War Beacon


Add to My Calendar 09/25/2018 1:00pm 09/25/2018 2:15pm America/New_York The Summit Revolutionary War Beacon

History buffs and enthusiasts alike can go back over two hundred years and learn about New Jersey's part in the Revolutionary War through the Battle of Princeton and The Summit Revolutionary War Beacon. For an international perspective, sign up for The Invasion of Normandy lecture. These three informative lectures are free, open to the public and will be presented by John Kieser, Sons of ...

67 Maple Street Summit, NJ 07901
NJ Audubon: Willowwood Arboretum and Bamboo Brook Field Trip

Sat, September 29, 8:30 AM

Willowwood Arboretum, Far Hills

NJ Audubon: Willowwood Arboretum and Bamboo Brook ...

Education Green

Add to My Calendar 09/29/2018 8:30am 09/29/2018 12:00pm America/New_York NJ Audubon: Willowwood Arboretum and Bamboo Brook Field Trip

NJ Audubon: Willowwood Arboretum and Bamboo Brook Field Trip
Field Trip led by Dave Oster, NJA Naturalist

Willowwood features a large collection of native and exotic plants, plus an excellent butterfly garden. We will explore both properties, seeking out birds, butterflies and wildflowers. A variety of raptors, sparrows and seasonal migrants should be present. We will be walking mostly on ...

300 Longview Rd Far Hills, NJ 07931

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A Message from Mayor Al Morgan…

September 17, 2018

There has been no greater honor than to serve you as Mayor of our great community. The past four years have been stellar for New Providence. We have made great strides and accomplished many great things together. We are a growing and changing community with a proud tradition of excellence that has been my deepest honor and privilege to serve and uphold.

Together we are at our strongest.

Borough Council Candidates Share Their Vision for New Providence

New Providence Democratic Borough Council candidates, Rupa Kale and John F.X. Keane will bring their experiences and ideas to benefit New Providence--a town they are proud to call home. As your representatives on the New Providence Borough Council, they aim to bring growth, while providing transparency and accountability to residents and businesses.

Fiscally-Responsible Economic ...

Annual Pinewood Derby for Union County Special Needs Students held in Westfield

September 25, 2018

WESTFIELD, NJ – On Friday, August 10, 2018 students at the Westlake School in Westfield participated in their annual Cub Scout Pinewood Derby. A Scouting volunteer group known as The Flintlocks cuts the traditional wood block Pinewood Derby kits into car shapes that the Westlake Students decorate and race on a hand-made track.

Patriots’ Path Council of the Boy Scouts of America has ...

Fingerprints on File for Pre-K Students in New Providence

Fingerprints on File, a voluntary program sponsored by the Union County Sheriff's Office for children in grades pre-kindergarten through eight, will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, at Allen W. Roberts at 9:30 a.m. and Salt Brook School School at 1 p.m.

The Sheriff's Office will fingerprint eligible students. Fingerprint cards are available at Salt Brook Elementary School and Allen ...

St. Teresa of Avila 'Dinner for Life' Oct. 3

St. Teresa of Avila Parish will hold its annual Dinner for Life on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 7:00 PM at the Grand Summit Hotel. Mass will precede the dinner at 6:00 PM at St. Teresa of Avila Church on Morris Ave. 

A long-time tradition at the parish, sponsored by the Faith and Life Society, this event will celebrate two individuals who have had an impact on upholding the sanctity of ...

Rutgers President Barchi Staying 2 More Years

September 23, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University President Robert Barchi has agreed to continue in that position for two more years, university officials said.

Members of the university board of governors asked him to remain at least two more years, and he agreed, officials said.

“Bob Barchi has been a remarkable leader for Rutgers,” board president Sandy Stewart said.  He said ...

Too Soon

I got a call today from the anxious parent of a sixth grader who wanted some guidance on how to best help his student position herself for success in college.  What classes should she take now? Would it be worth it to investigate private school? When is it too early to start looking at college campuses?

While thinking college with a 12-year-old may seem crazy to some, any parent reading ...