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New Providence Board of Education Issues Additional Public Statement Concerning Negotiations

November 14, 2018

The New Providence Board of Education has issued an additional public statement concerning negotiations.  The full statement can be found below.

NEW PROVIDENCE BOARD OF EDUCATION

PUBLIC STATEMENT #2

The New Providence Board of Education (“Board”) and the New Providence Education Association – Teachers and Secretaries Units (“Association”) are ...

New Providence High School Drama Department Presents 'The Children's Hour'

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence High School Drama Department presents "The Children's Hour,'" featuring both High School and Middle School students on Friday, November 16 and Saturday, November 17th at 7:30 p.m. each night.

In the play, a private school for young girls is scandalized when a spiteful student turns against her teachers, spreading lies and ...

New Providence High School Marching Band Wins USBands New Jersey State Championship and USBands A Class National Championship

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The 137 members of the New Providence High School Marching Band competed in the USBands New Jersey State Championships on Sunday, October 28th at South Brunswick High School. The competition was originally scheduled for Saturday October 27th at High Point Solutions Stadium on the campus of Rutgers University but rescheduled due to inclement weather.

The Pride and Class ...

Congregation Beth Israel to Commemorate 80th Anniversary of Kristallnacht with Presentation by Local Holocaust Survivor

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Congregation Beth Israel in Scotch Plains will commemorate the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht on Friday, Nov. 16, at 7:30 p.m. This night of remembrance will feature a presentation by Miriam Gershwin, who will share her personal experiences as a Holocaust survivor and answer questions from attendees.  The program, which will take place during ...

First Simon Youth Academy in the State of New Jersey Opens in Union County, Giving At-Risk County Students Opportunity to Earn a High School Diploma

ELIZABETH, NJ - The opening of the Simon Youth Academy, a first in the state of New Jersey to provide at-risk youth an opportunity to earn a high school diploma has been opened at The Mills at Jersey Gardens Mall in the City of Elizabeth.

“The Union County Freeholder Board is proud to support the opening of Simon Youth Academy in our county, making this the first of its kind in the ...

New Providence Teachers Remain without Contract; Community Hopeful for a Solution

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – The teachers have been without a contract since June 30, 2018 for the first time in twenty some years. Several members of the community came forward again at the Monday, Oct. 22 Board of Education (BOE) meeting to urge the BOE to approve a reasonable contract.

Cathy Cirrotti, a Walton Avenue resident, reflected back to 2010 when the school district was hit with a ...

Four Centuries in a Weekend Draws Visitors to Littell-Lord Farmstead

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Not long after the doors opened at the Littell-Lord Farmstead on Horseshoe Road on Saturday, the Rizzo family from Kenilworth dropped by. They were the first visitors to the Farmstead during the two-day Four Centuries in a Weekend event being held throughout Union County. 

The Littell-Lord Farmstead is only one of the almost three dozen sites open from ...

New Providence Eighth Grade Students Kick Off Red Ribbon Week

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — An energetic group of student leaders and two advisors from New Providence Middle School walked out of school, down South Street to Centennial Park a little after 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 17. They were armed with red ribbons and determination, as they undertook the mission to tie red ribbons on each lamp post in the downtown as a reminder to ...

See New Providence Play at Somerville HS Music Boosters' Marching Band Festival Oct. 6

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The award-winning Somerville High School Pioneer Marching Band will host its 38th Annual Marching Band Festival on Saturday Oct. 6.with 14 high school bands scheduled to perform at the event.

The other 13 high school bands performing are from New Providence, Tottenville, Hunterdon Central, Port Chester, Lenape Valley, Immaculata, Weehawken, Bernards, Delaware Valley, Long ...

Mallory's Army Invades New Providence to 'Blue Out Bullying'

United together in the fight against bullying...Don't just teach kindness...Be kindness. ~ Mallory's Army Foundation

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Dianne Grossman spoke to nearly 100 parents and educators that filled the conference room at New Jersey Sharing Network last Thursday to educate them and take a stand on the fight against bullying. 

Grossman is the mother of 12 ...

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Wed, November 14, 9:30 AM

St. Andrews Episcopal Kinderhouse, New Providence

Coffee with the Kindergarten at St Andrew's School

Education

Fri, November 16, 7:30 PM

Congregation Beth Israel, Scotch Plains

Kristallnacht Commemoration

Education Religions And Spirituality

Fri, November 16, 7:30 PM

Congregation Beth Israel, Scotch Plains

Kristallnacht Commemoration

Education Religions And Spirituality

A Week at the Library of The Chathams Monday, November 12 – Sunday, November 18, 2018

November 12, 2018

Pattern Print Workshop; Journalism Series Continues

This week, in addition to the drawing workshop for adults already in progress, we are offering a pattern printing class with three artists – members of Vital Hues, whose exhibition is now on view at the library.

The Ethics in Journalism series continues with a talk by William Westhoven on Monday.

PROGRAMS AND EVENTS

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