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New Providence Council Approves a New Mental Health Committee; Freecyclefest

May 12, 2022

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – The Borough Council appointed a new committee – The New Providence Mental Health Advocacy and Education Committee – at its Tuesday, May 10 meeting. The council also approved a Freecyclefest Event to be held on Sep. 17, 2022.

The Mental Health Advocacy Committee has been spearheaded by Council President Nadine Geoffroy and Councilwoman Lisa McKnight along ...

Overlook Medical Center looks “Ahead” to hospital’s future at campaign kickoff

SUMMIT, NJ – The Overlook Foundation, the non-profit, private organization that supports Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center, kicked off a public campaign to raise funds for a multi-phase expansion and enhancement project that will transform the hospital, positioning it for future excellence.

The campaign, Overlook Ahead, will help to financially support the ...

Four Atlantic Health System Medical Centers get ‘A’ Grade for Safety by Leapfrog for Spring 2022

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, today announced that Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, Newton Medical Center and Chilton Medical Center all earned the highest possible safety rating of ‘A’ by The Leapfrog Group in its Spring 2022 Hospital Safety Grades.

“Safety is the foundation of ...

Be Kind to Your Mind New Providence!

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - You may see green ribbons showing up in town.  That is because the green ribbon is a symbol for Mental Health and May is Mental Health Awareness Month.

1 in 5 teens and young adults live with a mental health condition Source: National Alliance for Mental Illness 

50% of all mental illnesses begin by age 14, and 75% by the mid-20s. Source: Archives of General ...

Residents Find it Easy to Stay Busy at Lantern Hill

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - In 2018, when Alan Haveson and his wife Betsy moved to Lantern Hill, an Erickson Senior Living community in New Providence, N.J., they didn't have to travel very far.

"We only moved a couple of miles from our former home. All we had to do was change our mailing address and phone number," Alan recalls. "No need to change doctors, lawyers, accountants, or ...

FACT - Families & Community Together: Wraparound Care With Results and Quality Assured

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - FACT - Families & Community Together, is a CMO [Care Management Organization] that provides care management and wraparound services to children ages five up until their 21st birthday. FACT helps families and caregivers create a more stable and healing environment for children, address barriers to well-being, and maximize youth and family ...

The Borough Council Recognizes May as Mental Health Awareness Month; Intends to Create a Special Committee for Mental Health Programs

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – The Borough Council recognized May as Mental Health Awareness Month at its Tuesday, April 12 meeting. Council President Nadine Geoffroy announced a new initiative to meet the growing need for mental health programs.

Geoffroy explained that Municipal Alliance members have recognized a need to create a separate committee to focus on mental health related programs.

The Incredible Value of Living at Lantern Hill

Setting a monthly budget and sticking to it is important, but often that's difficult to do. Unplanned expenses arise, and suddenly your carefully crafted budget plan is out the window.

Fortunately, for those who live at Lantern Hill, an Erickson Senior Living community in New Providence, N.J., it's easy to budget each month, as residents know that their monthly living expenses will ...

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SAGE Celebrates Older Americans Month (May) with a Variety of Activities

May 2, 2022

SAGE is celebrating Older Americans Month in May. Older adults play vital, positive roles in our communities – as family members, friends, mentors, volunteers, civic leaders, members of the workforce, and more. Just as every person is unique, so too is how they age and how they choose to do it – and there is no “right” way.

This year’s theme – AGE MY ...

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Don’t Forget to B.Y.O. Bag Starting Wednesday, May 4

On Wednesday, May 4, a new state law called the “Bag Ban” goes into effect. When it does, supermarkets will not hand out any free, single-use paper or plastic shopping bags. Customers will have to bring their own shopping bags, or purchase them at the supermarket.

Other retail stores and restaurants can continue to provide free paper shopping bags, but they will not be allowed to ...

Agent Spotlight: Kelly & Con Hartnett

Kelly and Con Hartnett, Sales Associates in the Livingston office, are a real estate power couple, ranking among the Top 2% of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices agents, nationwide. Kelly is an expert on the North Jersey market and one of BHHSNJ’s Certified Relocation Specialists. Whether you’re moving from the town over or crossing a few time zones, Kelly can guide you to your home of ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Seniors Earn GMC Sportsmanship Awards

EDISON, NJ -- Athletes and teams from The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison often receive recognition for outstanding sportsmanship. Earlier this spring, W+H seniors Zain Zaidi of Edison and Izabel Korycki of Colonia represented the school at the 21st Annual Greater Middlesex Conference Sportsmanship Banquet.

Zain and Izabel were selected as the W+H recipients and honored along with ...

'Protecting Your Nest Egg Against Inflation' Topic of Next Peapack Private Wealth Management Webinar, May 18

May 15, 2022

Join Peapack Private Wealth Management's David Dietze and Elaine Phipps on Wednesday, May 18 at 1PM EST as they discuss concerns about inflation amid some of the highest readings in four decades and examine the various ways investors can protect their portfolios from this insidious tax on their purchasing power.

With Trust and Integrity, Peapack Private ...

'Protecting Your Nest Egg Against Inflation' Topic of Next Peapack Private Wealth Management Webinar, May 18

Join Peapack Private Wealth Management's David Dietze and Elaine Phipps on Wednesday, May 18 at 1PM EST as they discuss concerns about inflation amid some of the highest readings in four decades and examine the various ways investors can protect their portfolios from this insidious tax on their purchasing power.

With Trust and Integrity, Peapack Private ...

Union County College Student Mark Farag Selected as Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship Recipient

Union County College student Mark Farag, of Elizabeth, has been selected as one of 100 recipients of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. This prestigious award will provide Farag with up to $55,000 a year to complete his bachelor’s degree.

Farag is majoring in Engineering and has a 3.92 GPA. During part of his time at Union College, Farag has served as the ...

Are We There Yet?

After the worst start to a year since 1932 that has left the S&P 500 within breathing distance of the 20% bear-market threshold, the question all investors are asking is: When might the market pullback run its course?1 Since hitting an all-time high on the first trading day of the year, major indexes have been in a steady downtrend and made a fresh one-year low last week. The new ...

TAPinto CEO Michael Shapiro Discusses Local Marketing in a Digital World

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro was a recent guest on Sergeant Marketing's Milestone Mindset Live speaking about Local Marketing in a Digital World. The series helps viewers attract and retain clients and donors.

Shapiro and host Nancy Sergeant talked about a number of topics, including the value of local marketing in the post-pandemic economy, how ...

3 Key Reasons you Need B. Lewis Properties to Sell Your Home

May 11, 2022

Setting the Stage for Success

While your home may be perfect for your family... it's not perfect for everyone. As an independent professional I will be able to advise you on what small (or large) changes need to be made to appeal to the most buyer, to get you the most offers, and the highest price. 

In the pictures here you can see that while the property owner enjoyed her many ...

Facing the unknown – What parents can tell kids when answers fail

A wise therapist once told me, “David, no matter how much you think you can, no one can predict the future. So stop trying and making yourself crazy in the process.” Excellent advice, especially considering my future predictions tend to veer into sometimes frightening territory.

Predictions are like opinions, everyone has one. When I signed on for parenthood, I tried to anticipate ...

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Church of the Little Flower Hosts Loss of Child ...

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