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Thank you from St. Joseph Social Service Center

November 23, 2020

Beloved neighbors, you have done it again. We are beyond thankful to all of you.  Thanks to your generosity, our food pantry has been stocked and restocked over and over with donations from all our neighboring communities, and we have been able to share that food with over 700 households this week.  Please know that every item and every dollar that you donate is even more ...

Union County Freeholders Remind Residents of Free Mobile App to Connect Residents with Recycling Information

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders urges residents to download Recycle Coach to get reminded of their curbside recycling schedule, learn about upcoming county recycling events, get advised of any changes or interruptions to service and learn the best ways to recycle.  The free app is designed to help make recycling and solid waste information more accessible to County residents and ...

Union County’s New #SmashItDontTrashIt Campaign Makes New Green Energy from Old Halloween Pumpkins

Union County residents can put their Jack o’ Lanterns to good use after Halloween by participating in Union County’s new Pumpkin Recycling Program. The pumpkins will be collected by Union County and other local governments and brought to an organic waste recycler in Elizabeth, where they will be transformed into green energy.

“The Pumpkin Recycling Program is an easy, ...

Cranberry Farming Has a History in NJ (Thanksgiving Recipe Included)

November 24, 2020

What’s Thanksgiving without cranberries? Whether you whip up a batch of homemade chutney (see below) or open a can of jellied sauce, there’s a good chance that the famous red berry will make an appearance in some way, shape or form with your feast. Ocean Spray reports that six in 10 Americans say cranberry sauce has and always will be on their Thanksgiving table every ...

VIDEO: Point View's Dietze Sees Value in Chevron, Exxon

November 24, 2020

Point View’s David Dietze spoke live with Charles Payne on FOX Business, focusing on best dividend paying stocks, the 2021 outlook, and electric vehicles:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Point View Wealth Management is an SEC-registered investment adviser and part of Peapack Private Wealth Management. For over ...

Our House’s Day Services Re-Entry Plan Receives Grant from The Grotta Fund for Senior Care Supports

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — The Our House Foundation announced that they received a grant from The Grotta Fund for Senior Care, which is administered through the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater MetroWest NJ.  “We are so grateful to The Grotta Fund for their financial support of the older adults with disabilities that we serve,” states Dawn Knill, Director of ...

World AIDS Day with Live Stream Musical Theatre Concert to Support the Work of Hyacinth AIDS Foundation

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is proud to sponsor No Day But Today, a musical theatre concert honoring the mission of World AIDS Day. The live stream virtual performance, produced by the Union County Performing Arts Center to support the work of Hyacinth AIDS Foundation, is scheduled for Saturday, December 19 at 7:00 PM.

Virtual tickets are $20 per streaming device, available ...

The Orchid: It's Not the Destination

November 22, 2020

A couple of years ago my wife found a great deal on an otherwise unspectacular looking orchid for five dollars at the Stop and Shop near the dojo. Once my wife got her hands on it (she even used to call herself the Black Thumb) the orchid began blooming flowers like crazy.

Most people do not see value correctly, which is why so many people give up on themselves, their dreams, and others so ...

Community Conversations: Healthy Holiday Decisions

The seasons of gratitude and giving can also come with some real dietary challenges. On this Community Conversation, Dr. Elkin Nunez, director of endocrinology at Atlantic Health System's Morristown Medical Center, will share some important tips to help those with diabetes make healthy holiday decisions.

 

Worried about Memory Decline? Screening Can Ease Your Mind

Memory loss can be scary. People often ignore worrisome changes in thinking and behavior as they age, but it’s important to find out what is causing the changes. If you are among the 10% of seniors who develop Alzheimer’s disease, you can learn about treatments to slow its progression and manage symptoms.

As a cognitive neurologist who helped develop Atlantic Health ...

Holiday Conversations

‘Tis the season to deck the halls, light the menorah and help provide peace on earth (or at least to your families) with a well-constructed financial and estate plan! With everyone gathered together for the holiday season, the most wonderful time of year is also the best time to have critical financial discussions.

From financial inventory essentials to estate planning considerations to ...