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Church of the Little Flower Holds Dedication for Memorial Prayer Garden (Photo Gallery)

May 16, 2022

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Several parishioners gathered after 11:30 a.m. mass on Sunday for the Dedication of the Memorial Prayer Garden at the Church of the Little Flower. 

"This is the crowning glory of our project," said Reverend Andrew Prachar. "And I hope that all of you will get the opportunity to come in and sit, to walk -- come in and do the rosary in here ...

Ecumenical Good Friday Service for the Community Held at Faith Lutheran



NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - On Good Friday, April 15, at 12 noon, the Clergy Association of New Providence and Berkeley Heights conducted an ecumenical service for the community at Faith Lutheran Church, 524 South Street, New Providence.


The clergy leading the service were Rev. Jane McCready of Faith Lutheran and Rev. Victor Franco of the New Providence United Methodist ...

Noon Ecumenical Good Friday Service at Faith Lutheran



NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - On Good Friday, April 15 at 12 noon, the Clergy Association of New Providence and Berkeley Heights will conduct an ecumenical service for the community at Faith Lutheran Church, 524 South Street, New Providence.


The name of the service is, "The Nails of the Cross."  The service will begin with a silent procession of the clergy ...

Wednesday's Prayer Vigil for Ukraine Postponed

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The Prayer Vigil planned to be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 13, in New Providence, has been postponed to a yet to be determined date. 

The statement issued by the Clergy Association of New Providence and Berkeley Heights stands.


The Presbyterian Church of Chatham Township Invites All to Holy Week and Easter Services

At the Presbyterian Church of Chatham Township (PCCT), Holy Week is filled with a number of distinctive worship services to reflect on and prepare for one of the most meaningful times of the Christian year, Easter. There is something for everyone, and all are welcome to attend these events at 240 Southern Boulevard.

Palm Sunday – Sunday, April 10, 10:00 a.m.

A highlight of Palm Sunday ...

Clergy and Religious Leaders of Berkeley Heights and  New Providence Issue a Statement on the War in Ukraine


BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -The statement issued by the Clergy Association of New Providence and Berkeley Heights stands, but the prayer vigil planned for Wednesday, April 13, has been postponed.

The statement issued last week by members of the Clergy Association follows:

"We believe that God is grieved by the events unfolding in Ukraine.  Human division wounds the heart of ...

Holy Week Services Scheduled at Faith Lutheran in New Providence


NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence invites area residents to each of its liturgical services during Holy Week.


On Passion or Palm Sunday, April 10, two Eucharistic liturgies will be conducted, a spoken liturgy at 8 a.m. and a festival liturgy at 10 a.m.  The title of the sermon at both liturgies will be “A Humble Servant.”  ...

UCICC to Host Women's History Month Event on March 31

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County Interfaith Coordinating Council (UCICC) will hold a special event for Women's History Month, entitled "Celebrating Women Leading Through the Storm." The evening will include a panel of speakers who work in and around the county in a variety of contexts and arenas. The discussion will be held on Thursday, March 31, at ...

Faith Lutheran Will Hold 2 Ash Wednesday Services, and 2 Lent Services on the Next 5 Wednesdays


NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - On Ash Wednesday, March 2, Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence will begin the Lenten Season, a period of repentance and renewal, with two Eucharistic services. 


The first, at 12 noon, will be a Spoken Liturgy, with the optional Imposition of Ashes.  The service is about 30 minutes long. The second, at 7:30 p.m., will be an Evening ...

Public Outdoor Skating at Oakwood Park Open; Free fun for all ages

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Embrace the winter freeze and get outsize for great outdoor fun and exercise at Oakwood Park for family fun skating. With the recent stretch of cold weather, the pond is up and running and will be open on a day-to-day basis depending on the conditions, and will remain open as long as the cold temperatures persist.

Lights will be on at the pond:
Monday - Thursday: Dusk ...


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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 ...

Home of the Week: 831 Grandview Ave., Westfield, NJ 07090

Check out 831 Grandview Ave in Westfield; this colonial in the Manor Park neighborhood won’t last long. With a new outdoor staircase leading to the enclosed front porch, a new roof, and other updates since 2021, you’re getting modern living with classic character. From the porch, you’ll step in to the sun filled living room with bay windows that flows into the updated kitchen ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Girls Repeat as State Golf Champs

EDISON, NJ -- Consistency, depth and determination propelled the girls’ golf team at The Wardalw+Hartridge School in Edison to its second straight state team championship at Raritan Valley Country Club on May 16. After falling behind by a few strokes early, the Rams remained steady and did not panic as weather conditions began to deteriorate with a storm coming. Fueled by a balanced ...

The Connection is Hosting a FREE Move to Heal Workshop with Naomi-Arad Broome

May 19, 2022

SUMMIT-On Saturday June 4th from 1:00pm to 2:30pm, The Connection is hosting a FREE workshop that shows participants how to move towards personal growth by exploring the body’s relationship to stress and means to alleviate it through movement. Part lecture and part experiential movement, this class will introduce and utilize tools from Dance/Movement Therapy (DMT) a form of mental health ...

Union County Clerk Offers Saturday Hours for Voters to Request a Vote-by-Mail Ballot in Person

Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi announces that the County Clerk’s Elections Offices in Elizabeth and Westfield will be open for extended hours on Saturday, June 4 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., for anyone seeking to obtain a Vote-By-Mail ballot for the 2022 Primary Election. The extended hours are offered on a walk-in basis. No appointment is needed.

The Primary Election will be held on ...

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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 ...

'Two Minutes with TAPinto' Features South Plainfield Publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — This month's "Two Minutes with TAPinto" features TAPinto South Plainfield publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen.

When she started TAPinto South Plainfield, she worked full time as Regional Manager/Business Development for a bank. It became so successful that she was able to leave her banking career to focus on TAPinto full-time.

"I say this to all ...

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 ...

The facts are clear about prostate cancer – and what you can do about it

Prostate cancer is dangerous – right? The disease remains the number one solid organ cancer diagnosis among men in the United States, with more than 248,000 newly diagnosed cases each year. Yet while there can be great differences in how prostate cancer affects each patient, there’s little debate that it is important to monitor for the disease.

Urologist Naeem Rahman, MD, part of ...

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Church of the Little Flower, Berkeley Heights

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

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New Jersey Warns of Price Gouging During Nationwide Baby Formula Shortage

May 19, 2022

NEWARK, NJ —New Jersey's Acting Attorney General and the Division of Community Affairs (DCA) are warning customers and merchants statewide about price gouging and any fraud dealing with the sale of baby formula in New Jersey.

“The current baby formula shortage may have scammers and unscrupulous vendors coming out of the woodwork to take advantage of parents at a vulnerable ...