Expert Gardeners Share Tips on Growing a Successful Vegetable Garden

June 15, 2017

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 ...

New Providence High School Students Experience Mock Fatal Drunk Drinking Accident; Part 2 of 2

Part 2 of a two part series of "Every 15 Minutes"

"To what could have been -- Every 15 minutes someone dies as the result of  alcohol related collision."

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Day two of the "Every 15 Minutes Program," sponsored by the New Providence Municipal Alliance,  juniors and seniors watched the bi-annual film production of a mock ...

Transformative Teens

Philanthropy took on new meaning for teens from the Overlook community as they learned how a nonprofit board functions, worked through the grant process, and raised funds for their chosen cause. Student representatives from 13 area high schools served as members of the Overlook Foundation Junior Board for the 2016-17 school year, which culminated in their awarding of a $40,000 ...

New Providence Students Experience Effects of Drunk Driving in 'Every 15 Minutes Program'

"Life's lessons are best learned through experience. Unfortunately, when the target audience is teens and the topic is drinking and texting while driving, experience is not the teacher of choice." -- Every 15 Minutes

Part One of a Two Part Series

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Every two years, for the past ten years, New Providence High School and the Municipal ...

62 Seniors Receive Awards Totaling $65,050 at New Providence High Senior Award Night Ceremony

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -  Sixty two members of the New Providence High School graduating class of 2017 received 98 awards which totaled $65,050 during New Providence High School Senior Awards Night on June 1, 2017.

"Tonight we honor students through diverse talents, dedication, perseverance and determination for their well deserved recognition for themselves and for the ...

Summit / New Providence Rotary Club Awards Scholarships to Two New Providence High School Seniors

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Two students from New Providence High School  received scholarships from the Summit / New Providence Rotary Club.

Sara Costa and Arnina Zeng were among seven seniors at New Providence and Summit High schools awarded a total of $20,000 in scholarships from the Rotary Club at its June 5 meeting.

This is the 81st year that the Summit / New Providence club ...

New Providence High School Jazz Choir and Soloists Recognized for Excellence by BOE

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence High School Jazz Choir along with soloists Will John Ertman, Jade Navarro, and Natalie Pereira were recognized at a recent Board of Education meeting for their award winning performance at a recent choral competition. 

On March 25th the New Providence High School Jazz Choir performed at the Roxbury Choral Invitational, a prestigious choral ...

New Providence High School Artists Recognized by BOE for Winning Prestigious Awards

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Students were recognized for their award winning excellence in art and design at a recent New Providence Board of Education Meeting. Over the last few months, thirteen New Providence High School artists won major awards in regional, statewide, and national competitions.

Jimmy Alagna, Maya Bagish, Tyler Bradley, Emily Bian, Canela Garcia, Katherine Ge, Helena Harman, Andrew ...

P.E.O. STAR Scholarship Winner

The prestigious P.E.O. STAR Scholarship, for the 2017-18 academic year, was presented to Emily Peterson, a senior at New Providence High School. 

Emily is the daughter of Mark and Jamie Peterson of New Providence and was recommended for this scholarship by Chapter AS of Westfield, NJ.

Emily has been accepted and will attend Brigham Young University where she plans to study ...

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Summit Area YMCA Launches New Mobile App

June 22, 2017

When it comes to accessing the Summit Area YMCA’s programs and services, it is important that we provide the most efficient, user-friendly experience for our members and community.  We listened to your feedback and have enhanced the customer experience to better suit your needs. With this in mind, the Summit Area YMCA is  launching its new mobile app for Apple and Android which ...