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Star of ‘Cara’s Cucina’ to Host Groundwork Elizabeth Gala Feb. 27

February 16, 2019

Cara Di Falco, star of “Cara’s Cucina,” will host Groundwork Elizabeth’s WinterGreen gala Feb. 27 at the Hilton Newark Airport Hotel.

A nonprofit founded in Elizabeth in 2003, Groundwork Elizabeth builds sustainable communities in Elizabeth, NJ and in nearby Union County communities with urban agriculture initiatives, youth programing and more.

“So ...

Relay for Life Kick Off Event is March 14

February 19, 2019

The American Cancer Society's Relay for Life of Berkeley Heights, Mountainside, New Providence and Summit will be holding its 2019 Kick-Off  event on Thursday, March 14th at New Providence High School Cafeteria.  The program runs from 7-8:30 p.m. The theme this year is "Through the Years"  Learn more about Relay, how to form a team, fundraising ideas etc, so you can ...

The Connection Dance Team’s Sneak Peek Performance March 2nd

The Connection’s competitive dance team is getting ready for their annual “Sneak Peek” performance Saturday, March 2nd. The dancers will have the opportunity to showcase their talent and competition dances to family, friends and dance lovers before they begin their competition season.

The team will perform two shows; 1:30pm and 3:30pm. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for ...

Dining Job Fair at Lantern Hill, February 22

Lantern Hill, an Erickson Living developed and managed retirement community in New Providence, New Jersey, will host a Dining Job Fair on Friday, February 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Union Square, 535 Mountain Avenue, New Providence, New Jersey. Attendees should park in guest parking lot in back of building and walk around the front to the Union Square building entrance.

Jobs available ...

Is SEO still relevant in 2019? It Should Be Part of Your Online Marketing Strategy

February 8, 2019

The answer is an resounding yes, SEO is alive and well and Google's search engines still reward you or penalize you for it.  Let me repeat that SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION is alive and well.

Google alone processes on average over 40 thousand search queries per second, making it over 3.5 billion in a single day.   That alone should tell you that the SEO game is as important ...

Raritan Valley Line Mayors Alliance Supports Gateway Project, Pushes for Restoring One-Seat Rides on NJ Transit's Raritan Valley Line

February 11, 2019

NEW JERSEY – The leaders of the Build Gateway Now Coalition announced this week that the Raritan Valley Line (RVL) Mayors Alliance to the Coalition, a bipartisan group formed in 2018 that consists of 30 mayors representing more than 23,500 daily commuters along the RVL, spanning four counties in New Jersey, have joined the coalition.

“We are thrilled to welcome the RVL ...

How Union County Supports Immigrants, Residents 60 and Up

February 8, 2019

ELIZABETH, NJ – Union County officials are considering initiatives designed to benefit immigrants and residents 60 and older.

There are around 2 million immigrants in New Jersey, comprising just over one-fifth of the state’s population, the most recent Census Bureau estimates available show. We Are One New Jersey helps some of these immigrants navigate the American ...

NJ Senate President Tours ‘Maker Space’ at Union County Vo-Tech’s Magnet High School

February 19, 2019

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney visited Union County Vo-Tech campus on Wednesday to to the critical importance of the vocational-technical education bond act approved by voters last November in spurring economic growth, creating access to high-paying jobs and meeting the needs of New Jersey’s leading business sectors.

 

Students from the ...

I Want You to Want Me

Happy Valentine’s Day college searchers!  I often tell families that finding the right school is like falling in love.  Students sometimes experience a gut feeling the first time they walk on the right campus and, if they’re lucky, are courted by the college with an enthusiastic offer of admission with generous scholarships.  A perfect match.

I wish it happened that ...

Beneficiary Form Checklist 2019

Did you know that your designated beneficiary forms will trump any other estate planning documents you may have established? Maintaining current, accurate designated beneficiary forms may seem like an obvious task to complete as you plan for the future, but it is often also one of the most overlooked. Failing to properly update these forms can compromise the legacy you worked so hard to ...