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Write in Allen Swanson for Council as your "Personal Choice"

September 28, 2020

Recently I announced my candidacy as a write-in for the Borough Council of New Providence.  My purpose in running is, in part, to generate interest and discuss issues which need to be acted upon.  Having unopposed candidates for the two seats on the Council guaranteed that would not happen. Now there is a choice.   Here are the issues I plan to ...

Candidate Statement for Jennifer Killea - New Providence Board of Education

My name is Jennifer Killea and I am a proud Pioneer, currently serving on the New Providence Board of Education in an interim seat I was appointed to in July.  I am seeking a full-term seat in this year’s election to continue my dedication to our community and support my belief in the power of education.

My passion and commitment to the ...

Ilya Meyzin for New Providence Board of Education

My name is Ilya Meyzin and I’m honored to run for the New Providence Board of Education on Nov 3.

Our family moved to New Providence in 2015. All of us – my wife Tanya, our children, Sean and Eileen, our two rescue cats, Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn, and our rescue puppy, Wall-E – could not wish for a better place to call home. We are a big soccer family, and NP Soccer ...

Allen Swanson for Borough Council

September 27, 2020

“On Thursday, the New Jersey legislature passed a ban on plastic and paper bags, polystyrene containers, and plastic straws. The climate change and pollution deniers will be condemning the move as destroying businesses, it’s the wrong time, paper is good, and more. The reality remains, we must decrease the production of waste across the planet. Our environment simply ...

Update: Union County Wildlife Wednesdays Program Moved to 6 PM

The Board of Chosen Freeholders wishes to remind residents that the popular “Wildlife Wednesdays” program will continue to run each Wednesday through the end of October, with a new starting time of 6:00 PM.

“Union County is striving to bring educational programs directly to our children that may not be accessible to everyone during these challenging times, and Wildlife ...

Union County Launches Virtual Wildlife Wednesdays Program

The Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that the popular “Wildlife Wednesdays” program is returning next Wednesday, September 23 with “NJ Natives” a program focusing on wildlife original to the garden state, such as the spotted turtle and garter snake.  New programs will continue to run each Wednesday through the end of October, with a new starting time ...

Union County: Helping You Recycle Right

Recycling has been mandatory in New Jersey since 1987 but questions continually arise about recycling.  The Union County Bureau of Recycling wants residents to Recycle Right so here are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions.

Q:  What is ACCEPTABLE in my curbside bin?

A: Recycle all empty plastic bottles coded #1 & # 2, aluminum & steel (tin) cans, glass ...

New Jersey Date Night: Butter Them Up with Lobster

September 27, 2020

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

We’re trading our flip flops for boots and our shorts for sweatshirts. Picnic dates on the shore might be coming to an end but one seaside dish that never goes out of season is lobster. 

Baked, broiled or served chilled, the ever-popular crustacean makes for a great meal on your ...

Our House Foundation Expands Ways to Support Adults with Disabilities

October 1, 2020

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – As the end of 2020 approaches, many donors may be evaluating their year-end giving plans.  After all, year-end is typically the heaviest asking season and when most donors have charitable giving top of mind.  According to the National Philanthropic Trust’s 2019 Donor-Advised Fund Report the number of donor- advised funds in the U.S. has tripled over ...

View a Free Vote-by-Mail Video in English and Spanish from the Office of the Union County Clerk

Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi reminds voters that her office has produced a how-to video on filling out a Vote-by-Mail ballot. The video features Ms. Rajoppi walking viewers through the procedure, step by step. It is available online, in both English and Spanish versions, at the County Clerk’s elections website, unioncountyvotes.com.

English and Spanish versions of the ...

Union County Announces Great Pumpkin Sail Tickets Go On Sale October 6

The Union County Freeholder Board is happy to announce that tickets for this year’s Great Pumpkin Sail at Echo Lake Park in Mountainside will go on sale at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 6. Tickets will be available online at www.ucnj.org/ticket.

“The Great Pumpkin Sail is a signature Union County event,” said Freeholder Chairman Alexander Mirabella. “We look forward to ...

Chiropractors: Essential for Athletic Performance

September 29, 2020

Chiropractic care has been an essential part of athletes lives for many years. Athletes of all types, from the weekend warrior to the world-class athlete, utilize Chiropractors to experience the safest, drug-free, non-invasive approach to better health and performance.

Chiropractic adjustments help ensure that the body functions as efficiently as possible, which can maximize healing and ...

Jets and Atlantic Health System to Fight Pediatric Cancer as Part of the “Crucial Catch: Intercept Cancer” Campaign

OCTOBER 1, 2020 – METLIFE STADIUM

The New York Jets and Atlantic Health System are continuing their fight against pediatric cancer as part of the NFL and American Cancer Society's “Crucial Catch: Intercept Cancer” campaign. Prior to kickoff at 8:20 p.m. for our game on October 1, four children who are undergoing or have completed treatment at the Valerie Center at Goryeb ...

Atlantic Health System Hospitals Honored for Commitment to Equality and Inclusivity in Health Care

Dedicated to providing a caring environment where everyone is treated with respect, kindness and empathy, Atlantic Health System announced that each of its six hospitals earned the coveted “LGBTQ Health Care Equality Leader” designation and a top score of 100 on the Healthcare Equality Index (HEI) from the Human Rights Campaign (HRC). This is the third consecutive year all of Atlantic ...