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Concert to Benefit The Team Campbell Foundation

Sat, November 18, 2:00 PM

Bernards High School, Bernardsville

Concert to Benefit The Team Campbell Foundation

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Add to My Calendar 11/18/2017 2:00pm 11/18/2017 3:00pm America/New_York Concert to Benefit The Team Campbell Foundation

The NJ Youth Chorus is pleased to be holding a "Kids for Kids" event to benefit the Team Campbell Foundation. Three NJYC ensembles, along with select choirs from Bernardsville Middle School, will be performing to raise money for this important organization, which works closely with families who are faced with a childhood cancer diagnosis.

This concert is open to the public. ...

25 Olcott Avenue Bernardsville, NJ 07924
Holiday Lights Spectacular

Sat, November 18, 5:00 PM

West Orange

Holiday Lights Spectacular

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Add to My Calendar 11/18/2017 5:00pm 01/02/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Holiday Lights Spectacular

Friday, Saturday, Sunday: November 17 – December 10

Every Night: December 11 – January 1, 2018

Closed: December 24 & 25

5pm to 9pm

Free Admission

Take a winter stroll through the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo this holiday season under the sparkling lights of over 50 winter and animal characters. Celebrate the season of giving by bringing donations of non-perishable ...

560 Northfield Ave West Orange, NJ 07052
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Sat, November 18, 8:00 PM

Our Lady of Peace Gymnasium, New Providence

'The Decoys' Take the State for 50th Anniversary ...

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Add to My Calendar 11/18/2017 8:00pm 11/18/2017 10:00pm America/New_York 'The Decoys' Take the State for 50th Anniversary Benefit Concert at Our Lady of Peace Gymnasium

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Remember 'The Who?' How about 'The Decoys,' the band that introduced 'The Who' to North Jersey 50 years ago?

'The Decoys' will hold a 50th Anniversary Concert from 8 to 10 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 18, at Our Lady of Peace Gymnasium, 111 South Street. The concert will benefit Catholic School education for the AOLP Foundation and the Union ...

111 South Street New Providence, NJ
Charity Jewelry & Accessory Sale at Trinity Cranford - Nov. 19th 11:30 AM

Sun, November 19, 11:30 AM

Trinity Episcopal Church (Witherington Hall), Cranford

Charity Jewelry & Accessory Sale at Trinity ...

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Add to My Calendar 11/19/2017 11:30am 11/19/2017 12:30pm America/New_York Charity Jewelry & Accessory Sale at Trinity Cranford - Nov. 19th 11:30 AM

Trinity Episcopal Church, 119 Forest Avenue, Cranford, is hosting a charity African jewelry and craft sale on Sunday November 19, 2012 at 11:30 AM in Sherlock Hall. Proceeds from the sale will go to Africa Team Ministries, a Christian ministry providing funds for orphan and refugee relief missions and evangelism in East Africa. “The worst drought in 60 years has caused a severe food crisis ...

119 Forest Avenue Cranford, NJ 07016
Holiday Lights Spectacular

Sun, November 19, 5:00 PM

West Orange

Holiday Lights Spectacular

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Add to My Calendar 11/19/2017 5:00pm 11/20/2017 5:00pm America/New_York Holiday Lights Spectacular

Friday, Saturday, Sunday: November 17 – December 10

Every Night: December 11 – January 1, 2018

Closed: December 24 & 25

5pm to 9pm

Free Admission

Take a winter stroll through the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo this holiday season under the sparkling lights of over 50 winter and animal characters. Celebrate the season of giving by bringing donations of non-perishable ...

560 Northfield Ave West Orange, NJ 07052
Holiday Lights Spectacular

Fri, November 24, 5:00 PM

West Orange

Holiday Lights Spectacular

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Add to My Calendar 11/24/2017 5:00pm 11/25/2017 5:00pm America/New_York Holiday Lights Spectacular

Friday, Saturday, Sunday: November 17 – December 10

Every Night: December 11 – January 1, 2018

Closed: December 24 & 25

5pm to 9pm

Free Admission

Take a winter stroll through the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo this holiday season under the sparkling lights of over 50 winter and animal characters. Celebrate the season of giving by bringing donations of non-perishable ...

560 Northfield Ave West Orange, NJ 07052

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Frank Bottone died on Nov. 9, 2017, in the hospice unit of St. Barnabas Hospital, following a ...
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Winter Break Fun Days at My Gym New Providence

November 17, 2017

My Gym Winter Break FUN DAYS are simply the best!

Children participate in 3 hours of energizing fitness games, non-competitive gymnastics, arts & crafts, music and so much more. 

Each FUN DAY program is uniquely designed to keep your children moving and active, as we emphasize physical development and personal success. Our programs change daily, so no two FUN DAYS at My Gym are ...

Outstanding Citizens to Be Honored at the 2017 Good Scout Award Dinner

STIRLING, NJ - Boy Scouts of America, Patriots’ Path Council will be honoring local citizens at this year Good Scout Award Dinner to be held on the evening of Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at The Primavera Regency in Stirling. Gathering and reception for the event will be held at 6:30pm with dinner and the program beginning at 7:00pm. This year’s honorees are Nancy Beckert Finn, ...

Red Cross to Hold Annual Run for the Red 5K in Millburn

 

 

MILLBURN, NJ - The American Red Cross will host its Annual Run for the Red 5K Race and Walk on Sunday, December 3 in Millburn, New Jersey.

“The Run for the Red 5K is a wonderful event for the whole family,” said race co-chair Josh Howley of West Orange. “Competitive runners, casual joggers and walkers can all join us for a fun filled, brisk race ...

Annual Turkey Drive To Help Provide For New Jersey's Hungry

HILLSIDE, NJ – Close to 300,000 New Jersey children face hunger every day. Many of their families don’t have the means to enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving dinner – turkey, stuffing and all. To ensure food-insecure people across the state have what they need to share a holiday meal, the Community FoodBank of New Jersey has been purchasing thousands of turkeys and will gather even ...

SBOANJ Seeks Pacing Stallions To Stand In New Jersey

MANALAPAN, N.J. — The Standardbred Breeders and Owners Association is looking for pacing stallions to stand stud in the state of New Jersey. While our state is fortunate to have several strong trotting stallions standing in 2018, we lack significant representation on the pacing side. 

The SBOANJ has developed the “Home Grown Pace” for pacing foals of 2016 in an attempt ...

Tis the Season of Giving One's Time

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Volunteers from Madison, New Providence, Springfield and Summit came to Mom's Helping Moms warehouse in North Plainfield to help sort baby clothing and organize the warehouse on Saturday, Nov. 11.  Moms Helping Moms Foundation is the community-based not-for-profit organization that distributes diapers to babies living in low-wage families in the New ...

The 2017 Houdaille Quarry Walk, Sunday in Springfield: Get on the Other Side of the Fence

November 17, 2017

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The Houdaille Quarry, often called the “Grand Canyon of Union County”, and normally closed to the public, will be open on Sunday, November 19 from 1:00 p.m. to 3 p.m. for Fall Foliage walks sponsored by the Springfield Environmental Commission.

This is a rare chance to get to go on the other side of the fence and see the Quarry, which is an ecologically unique ...

Volunteers Assemble 1,500 Care Packages for US Troops Deployed Overseas

November 11, 2017

MANVILLE, NJ – More than 500 volunteers, young and old, helped Operation Shoebox New Jersey assemble 1,500 personal care packages during the XIII annual Military Appreciation packing event held in conjunction with Veterans Day.

The event was held on Saturday, Nov. 4, at the Manville VFW, 600 Washington Ave.

It took only two hours to build the boxes, pack the bags, assemble the boxes, ...

Sustained, Severe Cuts Equal Setbacks at NJ Department of Environmental Protection

November 8, 2017

Long-term budget and staff cuts have severely impacted the ability of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to carry out critical work to protect New Jersey’s environment and residents. This has serious implications for wildlife, public health and our economy. DEP is charged with managing and protecting the State’s environment and natural resources.

This ...

Parting Advice from Four Decades on the Front Lines of Local News

November 11, 2017

In February 1978 I walked into the office of The Rahway News-Record and Clark Patriot to begin what I thought was to be a short-term job stepping stone. 

Instead, it turned out to be a nearly 40-year odyssey in local journalism—including the last eight—overwhelmingly great—years with The Alternative Press (TapInto.Net).

I have decided it is time to spend more time in ...

To the residents of New Providence

To the residents of New Providence,

It is with sincere appreciation and pride that we graciously accept the honor of serving you as members of the Borough Council.  We would also like to acknowledge and thank Jamie Baer Peterson and Keith Doll. 

We will continue to work hard for everyone, keeping in mind our common goal of improving this wonderful town.  We optimistically ...

I Reported It Myself!

Each year there seems to be more schools relying on self-reported test scores and transcripts on their applications.  While they may, in the long run, streamline the application process I’ve seen them cause a good amount of stress during this already stressful process.  Should an optional test score self-report be filled in?  How do I know whether to mark my class as a ...