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New Providence Resident Receives Scholarship from NJ Chinese Festival Organization

January 15, 2018

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - New Providence resident Annie Zhou, a student at Yale University, received a scholarship from the New Jersey Chinese Festival organization on Dec. 28.

The group marked 2017 as their fourth year giving the scholarships, said festival chair and Montville resident Margaret Lam. Ten students were honored with the freshman scholarship, plus two scholarships for ...

Summit Area YMCA Hosts Series of Martin Luther King Jr. Day Events

SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Area YMCA is encouraging the community to get involved—in large or small ways --  to honor and celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day January 15, helping to further improve where folks live, work and play through a day of justice, equality and service to others.

The Summit YMCA, the Berkeley Heights YMCA and The Learning Circle YMCA will ...

Video and Photos from ‘You Gotta Have Art Cabaret 2018,' A Benefit for NP Public Art

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Music, dancing, a play, food, drink and a silent auction made going out on a frigid evening well worth the effort. 

The event was NP Public Art’s third annual fundraiser, “You Gotta Have Art Cabaret 2018,” which took place on Saturday, Jan. 6, at the DeCorso Center.

The evening’s entertainment began with a ...

Summit Community Forms Effort to Help Victims of New Year's Eve Apartment Fire

Where the eyes, the eyes with the will to see
Where the hearts, that run over with mercy
We take care of our own
We take care of our own

"We Take Care of Our Own" - Bruce Springsteen

SUMMIT, NJ - New Year's Eve is supposed to be time of reflection and celebration, looking back at the year that was and ahead to the subsequent twelve months -- the next stage of ...

With Blood Supplies Low, Drives Will Be Held Across Union County and The State

NEW JERSEY -- With local hospitals and residents are in need of blood this winter, Community Blood Services, will hold 47 community blood drives throughout January, in seven New Jersey counties to address the shortage.

The process is quick and easy, and no advance registration is required. All donors will receive a free cholesterol screening, and in addition will be given access – ...

Summit's Fortnightly Club Gathers, Hosts Holiday Luncheon Supporting Charitable Initiatives

SUMMIT, NJ - The Fortnightly Club of Summit annual Holiday Luncheon at historic Twin Maples brought 60 attendees, who mingled, shopped, and dined as The Continuo Arts Foundation's "Senior Sings" choral group entertained with a medley of holiday songs in the estate's neoclassical ballroom. The event is fundraiser benefiting the Club's philanthropic ...

Successful Surgery Saves Kingsley's Leg Thanks to HFGDR

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Kingsley, the purebred English Springer Spaniel, is recuperating after surgery that saved his leg. He will be looking for his "forever home" in early 2018.

Kingsley's journey to New Jersey began when Home for Good Dog Rescue wanted to help save his leg. Kingsley was hit by a car that crushed his back leg and specialized surgery was necessary to ...

New Providence's Katie Nolle Honored as Boys Scouts Salute Leading Area Women

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - New Providence resident Katie Nolle was among a group of six local women recently honored as The Boy Scouts of America, Patriots’ Path Council held their 17th Annual 'Tribute to Women' Awards Luncheon.

Block and Hayward were joined by Amamda Parrish Block and Christine Hayward  of Summit, Jennifer Colamedici of Clark, ...

Lantern Hill Residents Donate More Than $68,000 to Staff Appreciation Fund

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Residents of Lantern Hill, a distinctive Erickson Living retirement community in New Providence raised more than $68,000 for the community’s Staff Appreciation Fund. The annual campaign is organized each year as a way for the residents to say “thank you” to non-management hourly employees who provide a variety of resident services at the ...

New Providence PBA Holds a Community Blood Drive on Friday, Walk-ins Welcome

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence PBA Local 132 is hosting a Community Blood Drive from noon to 6 p.m., Friday, Dec. 15, at the Police Department, 360 Elkwood Ave. 

Give the gift of life this holiday season! To schedule an appointment, call 1-800-933-2566, or follow the link  to sign up on line. Walk-ins are always welcome.

Please bring ID with a signature or photo and your ...

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Wed, January 17, 7:30 PM

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Caring Contact Crisis Line to Offer Tuesday Morning Volunteer Listening and Suicide Prevention Training

January 16, 2018

Have you ever been told you are a good listener? Do you have a yearning to really make a difference?

Crisis listening line Caring Contact will be offering its 92nd volunteer listening training beginning Tuesday, March 13. Training will run once a week 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., plus one full weekend, June 2 and June 3, and will end June 12. Training will be held at Congregation Beth Israel at 18 ...