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New Jersey Date Night: Asbury Park is the Shore Thing

June 15, 2019

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Summer is (unofficially) here and couples in New Jersey find themselves with the urge to see something experience something new. The yearning to get away is strong, but the desire to keep it close is even stronger.

Luckily for us, taking a road trip is easy in our state. With so many unique towns with so ...

“Wings over New Jersey” columnist Jack Elliott Memorialized Sunday

My walk to high school in Summit each day took me past a large brick compound called the New England Village Garden Apartments.  The buildings were rectangular and, except for white Colonial door mantels, they were otherwise nondescript.

The village was filled with older people, who wanted to stay in town after unloading their homes. Each day, kids like me would walk by, oblivious to the ...

Despite Gilded-Age Mansion in Elizabeth, the Sisters of St. Walburga Live Modestly

The mansion on North Broad Street in Elizabeth is out of the Gilded Age, the classic kind you see on Bernardsville Mountain, tucked away in Short Hills or on the Watchung ridge roads of Upper Montclair.

Its architect, C.H.P. Gilbert, built some of the grandest townhomes on Manhattan’s Upper West Side and Park Slope in Brooklyn, for the turn-of-the-last century’s wealthiest elite, ...

To our town, Thank You!

June 7, 2019

A MESSAGE FROM MICHELE MATSIKOUDIS AND ROBERT MUNOZ:

THANK YOU!

Those two words don’t really seem to be a sufficient acknowledgment for the support you have given us throughout this Primary.  This Primary victory would not have been possible without the help of so many people; it was a community wide effort.  An effort that we did not take for granted.  From the voters ...

A Message of Thanks and a Call for Unity

Thank you so much for all of your love and support. I have never felt more connected to our community than I do right now. This campaign has been a wonderful journey. We made new friends, shared some really great ideas, and came together for the betterment of our community. I feel so blessed for this opportunity, and am so honored by the support and encouragement I received during the campaign, ...

LWV Citizenship Awards

June 18, 2019

At its June Annual meeting, the League of Women Voters of Berkeley Heights, New Providence & Summit presented its Citizenship Awards to a Junior at each of the local public high schools in the three communities. The recipients are Emily Scheibe, Gov. Livingston High School, Katherine Hearn, New Providence High School and Ariel Shultz, Summit High School. The citizenship awards are given for ...

Bollywood Dance Workshop

 

Led by Hemadri Saxena. Come learn and explore the distinctively upbeat and funky Bollywood Dance (a mixture of belly dancing, Kathak, Indian Folk, and jazz dance) popularized by India’s film industry.

Free and open to the public, all levels, ages 13+

Hemadri Saxena was born and raised in India. She is an Automation Engineer by profession, but a dancer by passion. She ...

A Week at the Library of The Chathams Monday, June 17 – Sunday, June 23, 2019

PROGRAMS AND EVENTS

For information about all programs or to sign up, please call the library at 973‑635‑0603 or go to http://www.chathamlibrary.org

 

Ⓐ Adult           Ⓒ Children      Ⓣ Teen           Ⓕ Family

 

MONDAY, JUNE 17

Ⓐ Book ...

Pride Flag Rises in Front of Town Hall, Will Remain for the Month of June

June 14, 2019

CRANFORD - At Tuesday night's Township Committee Meeting, the Commissioners issued a proclamation declaring June as Pride Month. 

Ms. Ms. Nikki Savino Mulcahy of Cranford High School and the Cranford High School Diversity Council presented Mayor Patrick Giblin a Pride Flag which he said he would give to the Department of Public Works to hang in front of Town Hall Wednesday ...

Lafayette Students Petition Chatham Township Committee to Save Skate Park; Three Potential Relocation Sites for Skate Park

June 14, 2019

CHATHAM, NJ - Lafayette School friends Arjun Purani and Sam Kelliher came armed with 580 signatures on a petition and spoke during public commentary to make a case for saving the Skate Park at the Chatham Township Committee meeting held on Thursday night.

The Skate Park, located on Southern Boulevard, is scheduled to be removed to make way for 24 Affordable Housing Units. In ...

Contributing to a HSA

The increasing costs of healthcare is one of the top concerns among Americans today. One option to consider to help pay for these costs is to take advantage of tax-advantaged savings specifically for health expenses through a Health Savings Account (HSA). HSAs offer three different tax advantages: 

Contributions are deductible
Earnings are tax-deferred while in the HSA, ...