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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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Union County Residents Can “Recycle Right” without Plastic Bags

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders would like to remind residents that plastic bags and other unacceptable items should not be placed in curbside recycling bins.

“Union County residents have a good recycling rate, but we want to improve on this record and set a high bar,” said Freeholder Chairman Al Mirabella. “Every household can pitch in by following some simple ...

Union County Freeholders Offer Free Mobile App to Connect Residents with Recycling Information

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders urges residents to download Recycle Coach to get reminded of their curbside recycling schedule, learn about upcoming county recycling events, get advised of any changes or interruptions to service and learn the best ways to recycle.  The free app is designed to help make recycling and solid waste information more accessible to County residents and ...

Restaurant Business Down, NJ Distributors Are Selling Straight to Consumers

May 31, 2020

Duck legs confit. Waygu burgers. Anduille sausage. These items from meat supplier D’Artagnan typically would be headed to restaurants, but due to COVID-19 much of it is on its way to homes, instead.

“We got into this because the restaurants disappeared,” said D’Artagnan President Andy Wertheim. “This is a question of finding another way to get the product into ...

An Open Letter to Senator Kean, Assemblwoman Munoz, Assemblyman Bramnick

June 1, 2020

The killing of George Floyd is the most recent in a long line of senseless, brutal murders of African Americans at the hands of law enforcement. It is part of an ongoing moral failure by Americans to correct systemic racism that has eroded the foundation of our society.   We must act now not only to protect those among us who are most vulnerable but to make them less vulnerable.  We ...

It's Time, Governor Murphy

It's Time Governor Murphy

Governor, it's time. It's time to step up and out of the box. It's time to be bold but more importantly it's time to be empathetic, sensitive and reasonable. There has been much talk about listening to the data and science and about letting the data and science guide us through this public health crisis. Well, it's time to really listen.

If ...

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about Vote-by-Mail and the July 7 Primary Election

June 3, 2020

FAQs about Vote-by-Mail have been posted on the Union County Clerk’s elections website, unioncountyvotes.com, and on the free Union County Votes mobile app.

Union County, NJ – Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi urges voters to familiarize themselves with Vote-by-Mail procedures in advance of receiving their Vote-by-Mail ballot for the July 7 Primary Election.

Due to the COVID-19 ...

Union County College Embraces AI Technology with Packback for Increased Student Engagement Online

CRANFORD – Union County College has added the artificial intelligence (AI) technology program Packback to the software tools available for faculty use to spark curiosity and creativity among students. The new technology will lead to improved student engagement and academic outcomes in their online courses. Packback is an inquiry-based discussion platform that will enable students in various ...

Academy of Our Lady of Peace in New Providence Will Remain Open After Petition to Archdiocese of Newark

Parents and Faculty of Award-Winning Elementary School Successfully Petition Archdiocese of Newark to Reconsider Imminent Closure

School Will Remain Open and Transition as a Parish-Run School Thanks to the Petition SIgned by More Than 1,400 Faculty, Parents, Students, and Alumni and Pledge Drive Raising More Than $400K

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The Academy of Our Lady of Peace (AOLP) in ...

Community Conversations: Guiding Patients with Cancer

Join Eric Whitman, MD, medical director of Cancer Care for Atlantic Health System, for a Facebook Live where he will share guidance for patients with cancer as we coexist with COVID-19.

Community Conversations: Keeping Kids Healthy & Safe this Summer

Join Walter Rosenfeld, MD, Medical Director for Children's Health for Atlantic Health System, for a Facebook Live where he will answer your questions about what parents need to know to keep kids healthy and safe this summer.

2020 4th of July Fireworks at Nomahegan Park and all Other Union County Parks Canceled

May 27, 2020

CRANFORD - The Union County Department of Parks and Recreation has announced that Independence Day fireworks scheduled to take place in Union County Parks have been canceled this year due to COVID-19.

The announcement includes fireworks at the following sites:

Cranford fireworks scheduled to take place in Nomahegan Park on July 2. 
Plainfield fireworks ...

Using IRAs to Help Children

Did you know there is no minimum age for having an IRA? As long as your child has earned income, you can open an account in their name. Whether they contribute to the IRA with their own money from working or a gift from you, the power of compound interest can help them get a significant head start on a secure financial future.

To learn more, click here to download “Using IRAs to Help ...