Junior League of Summit Awards Keeney Scholarships to Two Area Teens

July 12, 2017

SUMMIT, NJ - Malay Nanavaty and Emily Peterson, two recent graduates from New Providence, are the recipients of the Junior League of Summit's Shirley Wright Keeney Voluntarism Scholarships.

Nanavaty attended the Academy for Allied Health Studies. Since 2015, he has been an active volunteer at the New Providence EMS and was motivated to undertake a 144-hour EMT course, becoming an ...

Conversational ESL Offered Free to All at PCNP

The Presbyterian Church at New Providence is offering a free conversational ESL class this summer for 6 Wednesdays beginning July 19.  There are two class times, 10-11am or 7-8pm.  

All are welcome.



Partnership with New Providence School District Brings 400 Students to the Salt Box Museum

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Last spring, Byron Tracey, the department head of Social Studies for the New Providence School District, reached out to Linda Kale, the President of the Historical Society, to develop a program to open the Salt Box museum to the children of the New Providence School District. 

The Salt Box museum, run by the New Providence Historical Society, is actually two 19th ...

New Providence BOE Wraps up the School Year; Readies for Fall

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – In its first summer meeting on Thursday, June 29,  the Board of Education (BOE) announced some personnel changes, filled summer employment positions,  provided a construction update and appointed the district’s insurance agents and carriers. The BOE also discussed enrollment.

Among the most notable changes to personnel was the resignation of Science ...

Union County Congratulates Ellen Dotto of Union County College on Retirement

ELIZABETH, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders presents Union County College Executive Director of College Relations and Secretary of the Boards of Governors and Trustees Ellen Dotto of Berkeley Heights with a resolution congratulating her upon her retirement. They were joined by Ellen’s husband Peter.

Dotto joined Union County College in 2010 having worked for more than 35 ...

NPHS Graduates the Class of 2017 at 58th Annual Commencement Ceremony

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - All 182 students at New Providence High School were accepted as graduates this past Wednesday evening, with an astounding 99.4% of students pursuing an education at the next level.

The festivities kicked off with the band welcoming the graduates with “Pomp and Circumstance”, followed by senior class president Ryan Pope leading the crowd in the pledge of ...

Expert Gardeners Share Tips on Growing a Successful Vegetable Garden

The Rutgers Master Gardeners of Union County are on a mission to help gardens flourish all over Union County, and this summer they are offering a free Vegetable Garden Series of classes and garden tours available to all gardeners from beginner to expert. The series is held in the Union County Demonstration Garden.

The Demonstration Garden, located in Union County’s Watchung Reservation ...

Lauren Pope and Hudson Barth Win Scholar-Athlete Award

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The 2017 Union County Interscholastic Association Conference Scholar-Athlete award has been earned by seniors Lauren Pope and Hudson Barth, as they have both excelled on the field athletically and off the field academically over the course of their four years in high school.

“It means a lot to win something like this,” said Barth.  “It’s nice ...

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Middle States Commission on Higher Education Acted to Reaffirm Accreditation for Union County College

July 21, 2017

Union County College was notified by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education that they reaffirmed the College’s accreditation on June 22, 2017. The notification letter was the final piece of documentation needed to complete a more than three year process of preparation for the commission’s review.

“The preparation for the Middle States Site Team visit in March ...