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Race Unity Devotional, & Dialog on May 2: First hand account of Roma Peoples journey as a racial minority in Europe

May 1, 2021

Linda  Raedisch, New Providence resident author/contributor at Llewellyn Books, will be hosting the May Race Unity devotional and dialogue as she talks to Christina Grigore, as a transatlantic echo of the complex and painful legacies brought forth by people of color we focus this month's conversation on the traumatic journey of another racial minority, the Roma people of Eastern ...

Behind the Scenes of the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

The New Providence High School Drama Department is not your average drama department.  Versatile students switch from cast to pit, crew to cast, and pit to cast and every other iteration every year, and this year was no exception for the production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, the 2021 Spring Musical.

In addition to the talented cast, there are two additional ...

From Virtual Rehearsals to the Stage, Theater in the Time of COVID

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. — After weeks of virtual rehearsals, followed by more in-person rehearsals, the curtain rose last weekend on The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. The New Providence High School Spring Musical opened last weekend and there will be three more performances of the musical this weekend, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 30, and Saturday, May 1, and at 2 p.m. Saturday, ...

NP Library Schedule of Events for May 2021

Join the fun at the New Providence Memorial Library in May with programs, events and activities for all ages. Scroll below to see dates, details and how to register.

ALL YEAR LONG - CELEBRATE THE NP LIBRARY’S 100th ANNIVERSARY!

The New Providence Memorial Library is celebrating its 100th anniversary from our founding in 1921. Join us all year long as we celebrate! Visit our ...

Calling your inner-Webster at New Providence High School!

Tonight is the opening night for New Providence High School Drama Department’s rendition of the musical comedy The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee!  Six one-dimensional, but exceedingly offbeat middle schoolers - William Barfee (Scott Regan), Olive Ostrovsky (Alex Skotarczak), Chip Tolertino (Dan Aranda), Leaf Coneybear (Zachary Pereira), Logainne “Schwartzy” ...

New Providence High School Presents “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Tickets are now on sale for New Providence High School Drama Department’s rendition of the musical comedy The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee… filled with quirky characters played by equally unique high school students. 

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is a musical comedy with music and lyrics by William Finn, a book by Rachel Sheinkin, ...

New Providence Library Celebrates Centennial Anniversary & Library History

One hundred years of history is being celebrated and shared by the New Providence Memorial Library during their year-long Centennial Celebration. The Library was founded in 1921 with the library’s location moving from a private home on Pleasantview Ave, to two different storefronts on Springfield Ave before claiming its current home address at 377 Elkwood Ave.

The NP Library will be ...

'Robbie's World' Author Signs Books During Autism Awareness Month

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — Saturday was a very busy day for local author Cindy Gelormini — from 11 to 2 p.m. she signed copies of her three “Robbie’s World” books at Linda’s Creative Gifts, then took a break before heading to Paolo’s Kitchen to sign books from 3 to 6 p.m. Earlier in the month she was featured on the NBC Morning Show as Autism Awareness Month.

New Jersey Author Robert Constant's 'Hello Grandma!' Wins Literary Award for Children's Books

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- "I totally forgot I submitted. I was in shock when I won!"

Scotch Plains-based author Robert Constant's marketing plan for his latest children's book was derailed by COVID, but a recent award is giving his book new life. 

Hello Grandma!, Constant's second children book recently was named the Bronze/Third Place winner in the 2021 Feathered ...

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NJ Intergenerational Orchestra's Young Artist Concerto Competition

May 4, 2021

Registration is now open for the New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra's 2021 Young Artist Concerto Competition. 

Visit njio.org for more details! 

 

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All Boxes Checked, but With a Caveat

One does not need be hard pressed to find reasons why stocks are up this year (the S&P is 12% higher in the first four months of 2021)1. Last week's glut of economic and corporate data showcases the incredible progress the economy has made in a relatively short amount of time. The fundamental backdrop continues to check all the boxes for a durable bull market, and investors have taken ...

TAPinto Tips: Intro to SEO

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - If you own a business, you might be familiar with lots of trends in marketing that promise to increase your business: social media and email campaigns, as well as paid and organic ads. One trend that tends to get overlooked is SEO, or search engine optimization. SEO is a proven and necessary tool, but you may ask yourself, “What is it?” and “How can you best ...

NJ Intergenerational Orchestra's Young Artist Concerto Competition

May 4, 2021

Registration is now open for the New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra's 2021 Young Artist Concerto Competition. 

Visit njio.org for more details! 

 

22nd Annual Our House Our Run has gone VIRTUAL for the Second Year!

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — The 22nd Annual Our House Our Run has gone VIRTUAL for the Second Year!

Once again, this year the Our House, Our Run is going virtual which allows runners & walkers anywhere in the world to participate at their convenience and location of their choice.  “Last year moving the event to a virtual venue opened up registrations to so many.  We even had ...

New Providence - A Destination of Choice for Home Buyers

The secret is out! New Providence is a great to live! Having been a Pioneer for over 28 years, my family and I have benefited from all that New Providence has to offer from an outstanding school system to town recreation programs to transportation convenience to dining and a strong business community.

 

In just the past few years our business community has seen additions such as ...

Not So Random Thoughts on Pocket Billiards, Geometry, Post-Modernism, and Education

May 3, 2021

A business associate told me upon learning of our common interest in the game of pocket billiards or pool that having proficiency in the game of pool is a sign of a misspent youth. Playing pool meant time spent inside pool halls or recreation halls trying to master a game of sinking multi-colored balls with a long skinny stick in one of six pockets on rectangular tables covered by usually green ...

Do or Do Not? Parenting the Star Wars Way

Two very important events occurred in 1977. One, I was born.  Two, Star Wars came out. I’ll let you contemplate which was more important, but I am willing to concede that my birth may not be number one.

Thirty-five years later when I found out that my wife was pregnant, one of the first things to enter my mind was...what order to show my child the Star Wars movies? I ...

Atlantic Health System Celebrates 25 Years of Building Healthier Communities

25 years after establishing one of the first integrated health care systems in New Jersey, Atlantic Health System has become a nationally recognized leader in the delivery of high-quality, innovative health care.

Founded in 1996 through the merger of Morristown Memorial Hospital, Overlook Hospital, Mountainside Hospital, and soon after, the General Hospital Center at Passaic, Atlantic Health ...

NJ Teacher, Wrestling Coach at Public, Catholic Schools Indicted for Sex Crimes

April 24, 2021

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -  A local wrestling coach and Special Education teacher has been charged with numerous counts of multiple sex crimes and avoidance of arrest and prosecution.

John DeNuto coached at 15 public and Catholic high schools and township youth programs in Central New Jersey, including CJA Wrestling of East Brunswick, South Brunswick High School, Sayreville Middle ...