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Nokia Bell Labs Evaluating Future of its Murray Hill Campus

November 29, 2018


BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Nokia has hired a consulting group to help evaluate whether Nokia should stay at its current location.

Mayor Robert Woodruff made that information public at the Nov. 20 Township Council meeting. As a prelude to the announcement, he told the council he and Township John Bussiculo have been “paying attention to the Nokia Alcatel property,” in ...

Chatham Residents, Cub Scouts Speak Up at PO Plaza Redevelopment Workshop; In Favor of Pedestrian Path, Historic Look

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham residents turned out for the Post Office Plaza Redevelopment Workshop to ask questions and offer their own ideas on Wednesday night. The Cub Scouts also came armed with models of their own.

Overall, it was a productive session for urban planners from Topology, who gathered feedback and wrote down ideas offered by residents during the 90-minute workshop session held ...

Chatham Borough Council Member Weber Warns of Consequences of Pot Legalization; Council Delays Vote to Oppose, Ban

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Borough Council member Bob Weber made a power-point presentation on the "Consequences of Legalized Marijuana" and urged the council to pass a resolution opposing the state's "fast-track" legalization at Monday night's regular meeting.

The council decided to take a slower approach, with a resolution vote scheduled for its Dec. 10 ...

Borough Council Appoints Stephen Drown as Lieutenant

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – The Borough Council appointed Stephen Drown as Lieutenant in the New Providence Police Department at its Monday, Nov. 26 meeting. His annual salary rate will be $133,899.02.

With regard to other news the council had a second reading and public hearing on an ordinance reducing the 45/mph speed limit to 40/mph on Mountain Avenue between the Diamond Hill-Union Avenue ...

Residents Say the New Christmas Walk/Holiday Festival Format Dividing not Uniting Them

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ –While the community members argue over the new Christmas Walk/Holiday Festival format, almost all agree that Santa must arrive on the South Street bank rooftop. The debate over last weekend’s event has already created a social media firestorm, and in order to extinguish this division both council members and residents shared their opinions and suggestions ...

Message from Mayor Al Morgan

A Message From Mayor Al Morgan

The business community is a highly valued member of our New Providence family and we are so very grateful for their generosity and for helping to provide so many wonderful community events for all of us.  We thank them and want to do all we can to support them and all of our local businesses.

Good people, time, money, effort, and a whole lot of volunteer ...

Message from Mayor Al Morgan

A message from Mayor Al Morgan:

It was a whopper and we were walloped. No one could have predicted the devastating impact of this horrendous nor’easter on us as it seemed to come out of nowhere. Thank you to our incredible Emergency Management Team (Police, Fire, EMS) and our DPW for working tirelessly, selflessly, endlessly throughout the night and now this morning.

The roads are ...

Hometown Hero Banners on Display in New Providence for Veterans Day; American Legion Service, Luncheon Set for Sunday

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Another 11 Hometown Hero Banners are flying in the borough as Veterans Day approaches. Residents and visitors are invited to take a stroll downtown to pay tribute to the 224 local service men and women who are honored on 112 banners hung from streetlights in New Providence. 

Detective Michael Hand said 10 of the new banners were hung on Springfield Avenue, ...


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Free Election Date Calendar Highlights Arts and Sciences in Union County

December 10, 2018

The free 2019 Election Date Calendar is now available said Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi . The new Arts & Sciences in Union County calendar provides all important dates and deadlines for the 2019 election cycle, along with full page illustrations highlighting history-making people, places and milestones in Union County.

“From Paul Robeson to Carl Sagan, Union County has played an ...