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Make a Difference, Select Allen Swanson, Democrat for Council

June 5, 2021

I am a Democrat living in New Providence for 20 years.  I have been involved in Democratic Party politics for many years in Maryland and New Jersey.  Last year when there were no Democratic candidates on the ballot for Borough Council, I entered the race very late as a write-in alternative to the unopposed Republican candidates.  I received more votes than I expected ...

JCP&L President Jim Fakult Elected Chairman of N.J. Chamber of Commerce

June 14, 2021

MORRISTOWN, N.J. – Jim Fakult, president of Jersey Central Power and Light (JCP&L), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), has been elected chairman of the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce.

Fakult, who has spent the past 33 years with FirstEnergy, has led JCP&L since 2013, the same year he joined the Chamber Board of Directors. He joined the Chamber’s executive ...

Summer Lineup at the NP Library

Summer 2021 Events - New Providence Memorial Library, 377 Elkwood Ave. (908) 665-0311

ALL YEAR LONG - CELEBRATE THE NP LIBRARY’S 100th ANNIVERSARY!

The New Providence Memorial Library is celebrating its 100th anniversary from our founding in 1921. Join us all year long as we celebrate! Visit our website and social media pages for the latest on our year-long celebration, ...

Union County Volunteers Celebrate National Trails Day with a Restoration Project in the Watchung Reservation

Union County celebrated National Trails Day earlier this month with the help of 20 hard-working volunteers who repaired a severely eroded section of trail in the Watchung Reservation. The volunteers were joined by Adopt-a-Trail Stewards to spread fresh soil on the trail and created a rolling grade dip to reduce future erosion.

“We greatly appreciate all of our volunteers who help ...

Inflation Soars and the Market Yawns

It is not just the weather that's heating up as we enter the summer months. Inflation as measured by the consumer price index (CPI) rose 5.0% from a year ago, and the core index, which excludes food and energy, rose 3.8%, the largest 12-month increase since 19921. Easy comparisons, as prices collapsed last year during the height of the pandemic, continue to exaggerate the yearly increases.

How To Increase Customer Engagement

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The main goal of any advertising campaign is to engage with customers as effectively and often as possible. You want them to see your business and remember the name while creating a positive relationship with them.  Creating an engagement marketing strategy is how your business can stay at the forefront of your audience’s mind and generate business from them ...

Life Is Always about Making the Most of the Next Opportunity

June 14, 2021

Despite being totally blind since the age of 2, Craig MacFarlane has never let that be more than a minor inconvenience as he has navigated his way to an enviable level of success in the sighted world.

Craig brings a truly unique perspective to accomplishment and has laid down a remarkable track record, literally and figuratively, that demonstrates how his exceptional vantage point on the ...

Community Conversations: Living with Scoliosis

Does your child have scoliosis? Do you know what the signs are? Find out on the next Community Conversation where Jason Lowenstein, MD, medical director of Atlantic Health System’s Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Center, shares how it’s diagnosed and explains why early identification is key to treating spinal deformity.

 

CLEAR and Atlantic Health System Partner to Empower Patients With Digital Proof of Vaccination

Atlantic Health Patients Now Able to Link Vaccination to CLEAR’s Health Pass

CLEAR and Atlantic Health System have partnered to empower patients with the ability to access and share their proof of COVID-19 vaccination through CLEAR’s digital vaccine card and Health Pass. Using the free CLEAR app, vaccinated patients now have the option to create a digital version of their paper ...

Amtrak Through Roxbury? Lackawanna Cutoff Restoration Proposed for Passenger Trains

June 4, 2021

ROXBURY, NJ — Passenger trains between New York and Pennsylvania might return to the Lackawanna Cutoff, a historic rail right-of-way connecting Roxbury and the Delaware Water Gap.

The government-subsidized, quasi-public corporation is including a revival of the long-dormant Cutoff as part of a plan to restore long-distance passenger rail service between New York City and Scranton, ...