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Sun, March 31, 2:00 PM

Miller-Cory House Museum, Westfield

Maple Sugar Sunday

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Add to My Calendar 03/31/2019 2:00pm 03/31/2019 4:00pm America/New_York Maple Sugar Sunday

One of the most important seasonal tasks of colonial farm life was sugar making in the maple woods. The museum's presenter will talk about the technique of maple sugaring, explaining how the maple sap rises and flows, how it is collected using wooden buckets and handmade spiles, and how sugar and syrup are made from the sap. (Please note that no tree will actually be tapped.) Two ...

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Four Delicious Ways to Enjoy Local Squash this Fall

October 18, 2019

It’s squash season! So now that you’ve just picked up a bunch of beautiful autumn squash, what do you do with it?

First, don’t refrigerate hard squashes unless they’re peeled or cut. Instead, keep them in a cool, dry place. They’ll last about a month.

Then try one of these yummy ideas:

Roasted delicata squash is a fast side dish, especially because you ...

Rosemary Becchi Raises $387,000 for Congressional Race

October 16, 2019

Supporters of Rosemary Becchi, the tax policy attorney and public advocate behind Jersey First, amassed $387,000 in just three months for her Republican bid for New Jersey’s 7th Congressional District, according to election financial reports filed by her campaign today.

“I’m very excited about this overwhelming display of support and the grassroots energy that is carrying my ...

My Continued Commitment - Why I am Running for New Providence Borough Council

I am honored to be a candidate for Borough Council.  As I seek my first term, I look forward to hearing your concerns and earning your support. Living in New Providence with my husband and 3 children for more than 20 years, and recognizing what this town has provided to my family, I am excited  about this opportunity to give back to the community.

My decision to run for Council came ...

Diversity and Long Term Commitment

October 15, 2019

November 5th is Election Day, and this year is an important one.  While there may not be any high-level offices at the top of the ticket this year,  the results of this election will still have a significant impact on our town: especially when it comes to the three candidates vying for the two Borough Council positions.

What are the characteristics that residents should consider when ...

Our State Needs Jon Bramnick in the Assembly

To the Editor:

If everyone knew Jon Bramnick as long or as well as I did, there would be no doubt that he would be unanimously and resoundingly re-elected back to the NJ State Assembly, where he belongs and where NJ residents need him.  

Jon fights for and represents all of us - women, men, children, underprivileged, patients...everyone.  He is honest ...

Enjoy the Fall Season at Union County’s Historic Deserted Village, Oct. 19-20 

October 19, 2019

The Deserted Village of Feltville will be open to visitors on Saturday, October 19 and Sunday, October 20 with special history events featuring free hayrides, colonial games, children’s activities, guided tours and a special presentation on the houses that make up the village.

The Deserted Village is located in Union County’s Watchung Reservation. It will be open from noon to 5:00 ...

Take a “Train through Time” through Four Centuries of Union County History, Oct. 19-20

This weekend, on Saturday October 19 and Sunday October 20, Union County celebrates the annual Four Centuries in a Weekend history event, when dozens of historic sites and museums open their doors to the public free of charge, from noon to 5:00 p.m. each day. Many of the sites are within walking distance of mass transit routes, and this year’s event will once again feature special trolley ...

Enjoy the Fall Season at Union County’s Historic Deserted Village, Oct. 19-20 

The Deserted Village of Feltville will be open to visitors on Saturday, October 19 and Sunday, October 20 with special history events featuring free hayrides, colonial games, children’s activities, guided tours and a special presentation on the houses that make up the village.

The Deserted Village is located in Union County’s Watchung Reservation. It will be open from noon to 5:00 ...

How to Put the 'Kind' Back in Kindergarten

October 17, 2019

Many parents ask, “How do I ensure my children will be kind?” We all want our children to be happy, well liked and good toward others. There are some basic things we can do that set a strong foundation for these pursuits and support our children’s social skills.

Act kindly yourself. Modeling is by far the best way to instill kind behavior in your children. Children love to ...

Dear Susan: Beauty Tips from a Beauty Expert - Hair Loss

Dear Susan, 

Why do I notice more hair loss in the fall? How do I care for my scalp? 

Finding hair in your brush is completely normal as we shed hair daily. However, excessive hair loss may call for more attention. Hair loss can start as young as thirteen years old and is seen more in men due to having more hormones and releasing more toxins than women. 

Hair loss happens ...