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Summit Junior Fortnightly Club's First New Member Meeting

Wed, January 17, 7:30 PM

The Twin Maples Estate SJFC Headquarters, Summit

Summit Junior Fortnightly Club's First New Member ...

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Add to My Calendar 01/17/2018 7:30pm 01/17/2018 10:00pm America/New_York Summit Junior Fortnightly Club's First New Member Meeting

New Members Welcome:

Joining SJFC provides an opportunity to build lasting friendships on a foundation of common values and shared experiences. We meet monthly, September through May, in the historic Twin Maples House in Summit, NJ. These meetings are our platform for planning events and volunteer activities, socializing, and hearing from local speakers on topics of interest. SJFC offers ...

214 Springfield Ave Summit, NJ 07901
Westfield Historical Society Presents: T. Thomas Fortune House Preservation Effort, the Making of a New Jersey National Historic Landmark

Sun, January 21, 2:30 PM

The Reeve History and Cultural Resource Center, Westfield

Westfield Historical Society Presents: T. Thomas ...

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Add to My Calendar 01/21/2018 2:30pm 01/21/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Westfield Historical Society Presents: T. Thomas Fortune House Preservation Effort, the Making of a New Jersey National Historic Landmark

Westfield Historical Society Presents: T. Thomas Fortune House Preservation Effort, the Making of a New Jersey National Historic Landmark

Gilda Rogers and Roger Mumford will visit the Westfield Historical Society to tell the amazing story of how a group of determined Red Bank citizens and a generous developer preserved the T. Thomas Fortune house, a national historic landmark devoted to ...

314 Mountain Ave. Westfield, NJ 07090

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The Role of Meal Replacements in Weight Loss

January 15, 2018

Obesity is at epidemic proportions in the United States and in other developed and developing countries. The prevalence of obesity is increasing not only in adults, but also in children and adolescents. We all know that obesity is a significant risk factor for various chronic illnesses, most importantly heart disease and diabetes, but also cancer and osteoarthritis, liver and kidney disease, ...

Plainfield Symphony'S 98th Season Annual Free Family Concert is “A Family Affair”

January 16, 2018

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Symphony Orchestra will present its annual Family Concert on Saturday, Jan. 27 at 3 p.m. under the baton of Maestro Charles Prince. The program, entitled “A Family Affair,” will
feature the Young Pianist Competition of New Jersey Gold Prize winner, and will also include
several surprises.

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in ...

Take a Workshop and Learn How to Sew and/or Knit at the Berkeley Heights YMCA

The Summit Area YMCA is dedicated to providing all members of our community with opportunities to learn, grow and thrive through our programs and workshops. Learning how to knit or sew can be a life-long skill bringing people of all generations together. It also can be very gratifying to make something with your hands. This winter, the Berkeley Heights YMCA will be offering two workshops, one on ...

New Program in Union County for Environmental Action

Union County residents who are interested in tackling the environmental issues of today can join the Environmental Stewards program. Conveniently based in Westfield, the program is designed to help local residents design and execute environmental projects in their communities.

“The Environmental Stewards program brings the insights of scientists and researchers to Union County’s ...

Mandelblatt says New Jersey taxpayers should keep more of what they earn: Backs property tax deduction plan

Lisa Mandelblatt, a Democratic Congressional candidate for New Jersey’s Seventh District, said today she supports an innovative property tax deduction plan proposed by New Jersey Congressman Josh Gottheimer.

Working with the congressman, the communities of Paramus, Park Ridge and Fair Lawn in North Jersey announced last week that they planned to allow residents to donate the same sum as ...

Brain Cancer Study Opens at Overlook Medical Center - One of Four Sites in Country

Kurt Jaeckle, MD, co-director of the Gerald J. Glasser Brain Tumor Center at Overlook Medical Center, and medical director of the Atlantic Center for Research, is leading a phase III study of novel drug VAL-083, which has already shown promise in Glioblastoma and other cancers.  The study is for patients whose glioblastoma multiforme or gliosarcoma has progressed during or after treatment ...

Rotary Honors Mike DelDuca for Medic-Alert Program Work

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Mike Del Duca, manager of the Berkshire Hathaway Real Estate office in New Providence and a member of the Rotary Club of Berkeley Heights since 2006, has been honored for his dedication to the club's Medic-Alert program.

The Medic-Alert program for solo seniors in Berkeley Heights and New Providence provides a neck-worn pendant and matching telephone that will ...

One Dead in Kenilworth House Fire Monday Evening

January 9, 2018

KENILWORTH, NJ – A 68-year-old women was killed in a fire at a Kenilworth home on Monday night, Detective Sergeant Jim Grady of the Kenilworth Police Department said.

The name of the victim is being held pending an autopsy, he said.

The fire was reported in a two-level home in the 200 block of North 9th Street. The downstairs resident reported the fire at approximately 6 p.m. after ...

Summit Community Forms Effort to Help Victims of New Year's Eve Apartment Fire

Where the eyes, the eyes with the will to see
Where the hearts, that run over with mercy
We take care of our own
We take care of our own

"We Take Care of Our Own" - Bruce Springsteen

SUMMIT, NJ - New Year's Eve is supposed to be time of reflection and celebration, looking back at the year that was and ahead to the subsequent twelve months -- the next stage of ...

Union County Manager Faella Announces His Retirement Effective March 1

January 9, 2018

 

ELIZABETH, NJ---Mountainside resident and Union County Manager Alfred J. Faella, the County’s top-appointed executive responsible for the day-to-day operations of a government that provides services to more than half a million residents, has announced his retirement effective March 1st.

Faella, 62, announces his retirement after a career spanning 25 years in City, State ...

Dog Dies After Being Left at PetSmart; SPCA and Family Seek Answers

January 6, 2018

RARITAN TWP., NJ – This is a story about Scruffles and it is not a happy one.

Scruffles was an 8-year-old bulldog, a pet loved by Danielle DiNapoli and her family. Their story has gone viral on Facebook with more than 14,000 shares and nearly 10,000 comments, leading DiNapoli to create a “Justice for Scruffles” Facebook page.

DiNapoli said she just wants answers. She ...

NJSIAA: Bills Grant Super Powers to 20 Schools; Upcoming Vote Puts Kids at Risk

January 5, 2018

As a 100-year-old, independent, private, and voluntary non-profit association serving the needs of 435 public and non-public high schools and nearly 300,000 student athletes, we have an unwavering commitment to promoting and protecting education-based interscholastic athletics. At our core, we are committed to ensuring a safe and competitive environment, while also enhancing the educational ...

Mayor's Message: A Banner Year for New Providence

It has been another banner year for New Providence. Despite the many challenges faced, we had a record number of accomplishments this year. As promised, we have focused and promoted community at every turn, welcoming many new friends and neighbors to our beautiful borough including our new residents at Lantern Hill.  We have helped foster inclusivity and promote our pioneer spirit of ...