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Nw Providence Garden Club Open House

Mon, October 15, 7:00 PM

New Providence De Corso Center, New Providence

Nw Providence Garden Club Open House

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Add to My Calendar 10/15/2018 7:00pm 10/15/2018 8:30pm America/New_York Nw Providence Garden Club Open House

Our program is "Floral Arrangements" presented by Pam Newell a master gardener who has been in business for many years. She has worked at NP Florist and has an eye for color and style. Refreshments will be served. Come join us.

15 East 4th St. New Providence , NJ 07974 New Providence, NJ 07974
Nw Providence Garden Club Open House

Mon, October 15, 7:00 PM

New Providence De Corso Center, New Providence

Nw Providence Garden Club Open House

Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 10/15/2018 7:00pm 10/15/2018 8:30pm America/New_York Nw Providence Garden Club Open House

Our program is "Floral Arrangements" presented by Pam Newell a master gardener who has been in business for many years. She has worked at NP Florist and has an eye for color and style. Refreshments will be served. Come join us.

15 East 4th St. New Providence , NJ 07974 New Providence, NJ 07974
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Tue, October 16, 1:00 PM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

Afternoon Book Club @ ScotLib: The Storied Life ...

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Add to My Calendar 10/16/2018 1:00pm 10/16/2018 2:30pm America/New_York Afternoon Book Club @ ScotLib: The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry

On Tuesday, October 16 at 1:00 PM, the Afternoon Book Club will discuss The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin.

A. J. Fikry, the irascible owner of Island Books, has recently endured some tough years: his wife has died, his bookstore is experiencing the worst sales in its history, and his prized possession--a rare edition of Poe poems--has been stolen. Over time, he has given up on ...

1927 Bartle Ave Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
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Fri, October 19, 6:30 PM

Wagner Farm Arboretum, Warren

Brite Nites 2018

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Add to My Calendar 10/19/2018 6:30pm 10/20/2018 2:30pm America/New_York Brite Nites 2018

The 7th Annual WFAF’s Brite Nites event is back with over 1,000 lighted pumpkin, a new “Barn of Fear”, food trucks, hot cocoa and dining pavilion. Meander down the “Pumpkin Path” and be mesmerized by the intricately carved pumpkins and displays. Try not to get frightened by the passing witches, ghouls and zombies while walking through the newly designed ...

197 Mountain Avenue Warren, NJ 07059
Free House Tours of Twin Maples

Sat, October 20, 12:00 PM

Twin Maples, Summit

Free House Tours of Twin Maples

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Add to My Calendar 10/20/2018 12:00pm 10/20/2018 5:00pm America/New_York Free House Tours of Twin Maples

Twin Maples historic estate will be open to the public for free guided house tours as part of Union County’s Four Centuries in a Weekend.

Date: Saturday October 20 and Sunday October 21
Time: 12 noon – 5 pm
Location: Twin Maples, 214 Springfield Avenue, Summit
Cost: FREE

214 Springfield Avenue Summit, NJ 07901
Free House Tours of Twin Maples

Sun, October 21, 12:00 PM

Twin Maples, Summit

Free House Tours of Twin Maples

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Add to My Calendar 10/21/2018 12:00pm 10/21/2018 5:00pm America/New_York Free House Tours of Twin Maples

Twin Maples historic estate will be open to the public for free guided house tours as part of Union County’s Four Centuries in a Weekend.

Date: Saturday October 20 and Sunday October 21
Time: 12 noon – 5 pm
Location: Twin Maples, 214 Springfield Avenue, Summit
Cost: FREE

214 Springfield Avenue Summit, NJ 07901

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In Westfield, NJ, a Dream to Help People Live Better Through Food at Fettle + Fare

March 17, 2019

Opening a new restaurant is rarely an easy task, and for Fettle + Fare owner Amanda Vargas, who has multiple sclerosis and is legally blind, the journey to create her shop in Westfield, NJ, was extra challenging. 

It was here that she created a space that is more to her than a place to find tasty, nutritious food. It’s a symbol of growth and helping others ...

For Parents Like Me, Pot Legalization in New Jersey is a Dilemma

I like Gov. Phil Murphy, but he's making a liar out of me. Me and millions of parents. For a couple of generations now, mothers and fathers have been warning children about the dangers of pot smoking. Now the governor comes along and tells them there is no Santa Claus.

I’ve been warning my children about pot for 20 years. That’s not exaggeration. It started when my ...

From a Backyard in Elizabeth, Chatham Man Shoots for the Stars

Luis Da Silva, Jr., says he got his start in a “two by four” backyard in Elizabeth, where he would spend hours with just a basketball. 

“It was a rough neighborhood and my mother didn’t want me down at the basketball courts,” Da Silva said.

In those lonely hours of dribbling and inventing basketball tricks, Da Silva learned to command the giant orange orb ...

Pitch in for Earth Month: Bring your Household Hazardous Waste to Free Recycling Event in Scotch Plains, April 6

March 21, 2019

Bonus: “Mercury Bounty”$5.00 gift card for residents turning in mercury thermostats

Union County, NJ – As Earth Month approaches, the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is offering a simple, easy way for residents to pitch in and help improve the environment. Residents can safely dispose of unwanted household chemicals and other special waste, by bringing these items to ...

Celebrate the Environmental Heroes of Your Community this Spring

Nominations are still open for the annual Union County Environmental Hero awards. Each year, the Environmental Hero program recognizes local citizens, businesses and organizations that inspire, motivate, and act to help preserve and protect natural resources in Union County and beyond.

The Environmental Hero program is a partnership between the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the ...

Atlantic Health System’s Dr. Linda Gillam Recognized with Second Top Honor from American College of Cardiology

Dr. Gillam presented with Master of the ACC Award at ACC’s 68th Annual Scientific Session; was recognized in 2018 as Gifted Educator of the Year

Morristown, NJ – The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has recognized Linda D. Gillam, MD, MPH, FACC, the Dorothy and Lloyd Huck Chair of Cardiovascular Medicine at Morristown Medical Center/Atlantic Health System, with the 2019 Master ...

Jersey Shore Outdoors: LBI Fishing Update by Jim Hutchinson Sr.

March 10, 2019

STAFFORD - We are several days into March, and the month sure has roared in like a lion. The water temperatures have remained low and need to see an increase of several degrees before the striped bass become active.

The big news of the past few days has been the revelation that the New Jersey summer flounder regulations have been pretty much set. I understand that there is still one ...

Scandal!

Being the mom of two little ones I must admit writing this monthly column, while being something I thoroughly enjoy, often ends up getting done last minute.  Month after month I find myself racking my brain for something to write about two days before I need to submit.  Silver lining time: earlier this week news broke of the college admissions cheating scandal and suddenly my ...