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Wed, August 11, 4:00 PM

Municipal Building, Westfield

Get Free COVID-19 Vaccines in Westfield

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Add to My Calendar 08/11/2021 4:00pm 08/11/2021 7:00pm America/New_York Get Free COVID-19 Vaccines in Westfield

The Westfield Regional Health Department will be offering free COVID-19 vaccines at Westfield Town Hall, 425 East Broad St., from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2021.

Vaccines are for anyone 12 and over, regardless of immigration or insurance status. Appointments are not required for this clinic. Just walk right in.

Vaccines will be offered in the council chambers of the municipal ...

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How to Get Rid of Stink Bugs

Have you ever been swarmed by a bug and noticed a strange and unpleasant smell?

You probably encountered a stink bug.

Chances are, if you have a stink bug infestation, your nose will let you know and you'll want to get rid of the problem as soon as possible. 

Keep reading to learn more about how to get rid of stink bugs. 

Understanding Stink Bugs

Whether you already ...

Write-in Stacey Gunderman for NP Board of Education!

October 7, 2021

To my New Providence Neighbors,

My name is Stacey Gunderman and I’m asking for your vote as the write-in candidate for our Board of Education.

Whether we’ve been here for a lifetime or just for a few months, all of us have chosen to call New Providence home. My husband Mark and I decided on New Providence 13 years ago when we got married. Since my husband is a public school ...

Write-in Alison Gagliolo for New Providence BOE election!

Dear Neighbors,

My name is Alison Gagliolo, and I am seeking our community’s support to join our outstanding New Providence Board of Education as a write-in candidate this Election Day. 

My husband, Anthony, and I moved to New Providence from Brooklyn, New York four years ago.  We chose to raise our family in New Providence because we wanted to provide our children with an ...

DeSarno and Cumiskey - One Word that Comes to Mind is Loyalty

October 18, 2021

When you think of Pete DeSarno and Matt Cumiskey one word that comes to mind is loyalty. I have known both for several years now and they are both very loyal to our great town and residents of New Providence. 

I am a member of the New Providence Lions Club with Pete, and he is always willing to lend a helping hand for the Club and he supports every one of our efforts to give back to the ...

Write in Stacey Gunderman for New Providence Board of Education

To my New Providence neighbors and friends, 

Stacey Gunderman will make a wonderful member of the Board of Education in New Providence, New Jersey.  She has my wholehearted support for this important role. 

She is adept at understanding the needs of diverse neighbors, be they children, parents or senior citizens. Stacey is committed to ensuring the safety and growth of ...

American Legion Post 433 to Host Flag Retirement Ceremony on Oct. 28

October 19, 2021

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — Following the Flag Retirement Ceremony on Flag Day, June 14, American Legion Post 433 has been inundated with American flags eligible for retirement. As a result of the influx of these flags, a second Flag Retirement Ceremony will be held on Friday, Oct. 29, at 5:30 p.m. at the New Providence American Legion Post 433, at 357 Elkwood Ave., next to the Veterans Memorial ...

JCP&L Welcomes Three New External Affairs Consultants

Jersey Central Power and Light (JCP&L), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), has named three new external affairs consultants to serve as liaisons with elected officials and to support local community involvement activities.

Jarrell Coleman will work out of JCP&L’s Berkeley facility, serving parts of Burlington, Mercer, Monmouth and Ocean counties; Tina Earley will work ...

Union County Clerk Advises Voters on Vote-by-Mail Ballots

The General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 2.

Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi reminds voters that their Vote-by-Mail ballot comes in a bright yellow mailing envelope, which contains their ballot, an instructional brochure, a certificate envelope, and a postage-paid envelope for returning their ballot. The certificate envelope is designed to ensure privacy for Vote-by-Mail ...

Expectations vs. Reality: Checking in on 2021 Views

The "buy the dip" mentality was on display again last week, as has been the case throughout 2021. After the September swoon that produced the first 5% pullback of the year, the stock market has regained its footing, spurred last week by a strong start to corporate earnings season1. We came in to 2021 with a positive outlook, and the market has not disappointed. That said, not everything ...

Behind the Headlines: How a Text Message Led a TAPinto Franchisee to Get Answers for His Community

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The text message was straight and to the point.

“Hey they have all of our (expletive) and we can’t get it out.”

That certainly got John Mooney’s attention.

Then the TAPinto Scotch Plains/Fanwood franchisee saw a post on Facebook and started asking some questions.

“They said ‘hey this is going on — we’re going to ...

How to Recycle Right in Union County

Recycling has been subject to statewide rules in New Jersey since 1987, but questions continually arise about recycling. The Union County Bureau of Recycling and Planning wants to help residents learn the rules and “Recycle Right.” Here are answers to four of the most frequently asked questions we receive about recycling in Union County:

Q: What is ACCPTABLE in my curbside ...

October is Orthodontic Health Month

October 18, 2021

Orthodontic treatment involves braces or Invisalign to straighten teeth and correct bite issues. Children and adults of all ages or eligible. 

Many benefits to orthodontic treatment than esthetics. 


Proper bite reduces the chance of TMJ pain.


Straight teeth are easier to clean reducing the risks of gum disease.


Poorly aligned teeth can lead to ...

Healthgrades Recognizes All Atlantic Health System Medical Centers for Hallmark Specialties

 

All five Atlantic Health System medical centers were honored for delivering high-quality care and superior outcomes across multiple specialties in the Healthgrades 2022 Report to the Nation, released today. Among the national and regional recognitions, Morristown Medical Center became the only hospital in the nation to achieve 2022 Specialty Excellence awards in each of the following ...

Morristown Teen Wins "Honorable Mention" Award in Morristown Festival of Books Teen Writing Contest

October 11, 2021

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Back in May, teens from around the county were invited to participate in Morristown Festival of Books Teen Writing Contest. On Saturday, the winners and honorable mentions were announced.

The theme of this year's contest was Quarantine Chronicles & Pandemic Dreams. Submissions could be submitted in the form of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, or an essay.

This ...