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'Visions of Hope': Survivor's Paintings Exhibited at The Connection in Summit Beginning May 30

May 19, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - Accomplished artist and breast cancer survivor Susan Hope Schaffer will display her acrylic paintings in a special exhibit entitled "Visions of Hope - Cancer Journeys Reflecting Inspiration and Hope," beginning with a special opening event on May 30, from 6:30 - 8 p.m. at The Connection in Summit.

The exhibit -- featuring 17 poignant portraits of cancer ...

Art in the Park Moves Inside at Columbia Middle School

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -  Art in the Park is coming to Berkeley Heights from 12 to 5 p.m. on Sat. May 19. Due to anticipated inclement weather, the Celebration of Art will be held at Columbia Middle School at 345 Plainfield Avenue in Berkeley Heights.  The event will showcase the many talents of the artists that include an array of pottery, glass art, watercolors, ...

Real Housewives of NJ Star, Teresa Giudice, Signs Her Book at Luminious MedSpa and Helps Out a Local Family In Need

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Heather Hoffman, owner of Luminous MedSpa Salon in New Providence welcomed Teresa Giudice, of The Real Housewives of New Jersey to sign copies of her latest book, Standing Strong, all to raise money for her Reborn Foundation. 

Giudice, the veteran cast member and indisputable star of eight seasons of The Real Housewives of New Jersey, arrived promptly at 7 p.m.

New Providence Diversity Committee Celebrates Cinco de Mayo

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence Diversity Committee hosted their annual Cinco de Mayo Celebration this past Saturday on May 5th at the New Providence Memorial Library. Attendees enjoyed an afternoon of music, song, Mexican culture and traditions, and Mexican dishes and delights. The children were treated to a candy filled piñata.

Cinco de Mayo, or the fifth of May, is a ...

NJIO Recaptures the “Spirit of 1850” With Concert on Sun, May 6th in Summit

SUMMIT, NJ -- The New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra will bring concertgoers back to a simpler time with their concert, “The Spirit of 1850,” on Sunday, May 6th at the Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School.  The performance will begin at 3:00 pm, and will feature performances from all three of NJIO’s orchestral ensembles, as well as its Flute Choir.  Admission is ...

Luminous MedSpa & Salon Hosts Teresa Giudice of Real Housewives of NJ for Book Signing Event

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Luminous MedSpa & Salon is proud to host Teresa Giudice of RHONJ (Real Housewives of NJ) for a special book signing event 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Monday, May 7. 

All the proceeds from books purchased that evening will go to the Luminous ReBorn Foundation whose mission is to help people in the community feel better about themselves by reclaiming their beauty within.

Art in the Park Comes to Berkeley Heights May 18

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -  Art in the Park is coming to Berkeley Heights from 12 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 19. Peppertown Park will be transformed into a Celebration of Art, as local and various New Jersey artists come together to display and sell their work. Showcasing the many talents of the artists will be an array of pottery, glass art, watercolors, acrylic fiber art, basketry, ...

The Fishing Derby Returns to a Crowd of over 200 and winner Kyle Apicella Takes Home the Prize

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Over 200 residents and children got up early Saturday morning and headed to Oakwood Park for the 35th Annual Fishing Derby, provided in cooperation between the PBA Local 132 and the New Providence Recreation Center. As always, the atmosphere at the fishing derby is quintessential small town America.

Chief of Police Anthony Buccelli and Mayor Al Morgan stood ...

Loads of Books of All Types, For All Ages at Summit College Club Book Sale

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- Looking for some books to take to the beach this summer, or mysteries, collectible books, children's books, history books, biographies or virtually any other type of book on the market?

Come to the Summit College Club Book Sale between now, Thursday, April 26, and Sunday, April 29, and odds are you will find more than a few books to bring home.

The sale is being ...

Summit College Club's Annual Book Sale Opens Tuesday, April 24

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The Summit College Club Book Sale will be held from Tuesday, April 24 - Friday, April 29, at the American Legion, 357 Elkwood Ave., New Providence. Proceeds from the sale are used to fund college scholarships for deserving young women in local high schools.

The sale will feature an expected thousands of books collected by Summit College Club members. The ...

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Union County Celebrates National Trails Day with Free Guided Hikes and Activities, June 2

May 23, 2018

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites residents and visitors of all ages to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of National Trails Day at the Watchung Reservation on Saturday, June 2, where the County’s Trailside Nature & Science Center will host four different guided hikes and an Adopt-a-Trail volunteer activity along with special programs throughout the day for all ages. The ...