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New Providence Senior Spotlight Features Penn Bound Lacrosse Star Kaitlyn Cumiskey

May 30, 2020

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- New Providence senior Kaitlyn Cumiskey is a three sport athlete who ran cross-country in the fall, a starter on the Pioneers' girls basketball team, and what would have been a four-year starter for the girls lacrosse team. Cumiskey will continue to play lacrosse for University of Pennsylvania.

"Kaitlyn [Cumiskey] is the best ...

New Providence Senior Spotlight Features Pioneer Tennis Ace David Caminiti

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- Senior tennis ace David Caminiti would have played his fourth year on the New Providence varsity tennis team.

Caminiti saw a lot of success on the court in his first doubles position. The Pioneer boys’ tennis team was the No. 1 seed going into the 2019 sectional finals. They faced the undefeated Leonia team with a perfect 14-0 record. Caminiti ...

New Providence Senior Spotlight Features Pioneer Softball Outfielder Kylie Burton

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- New Providence softball coach Jill Fischman has a message for her seven seniors.

"These seven young ladies have been a pleasure to coach over the past four years, and we are disappointed we didn’t get to experience their senior season together," said Fischman. "I don’t think I have coached a group that gives back to their community more than ...

New Providence Senior Spotlight Features Pioneer Laxer Connor Lawton

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- Senior defenseman Connor Lawton was prepared and ready for his fourth year on varsity lacrosse before COVID-19 put a screeching halt to the spring season that was ultimately canceled earlier this month.  

"Since his freshman year, no one player has shown true mental and physical growth as Connor has," said New Providence head lacrosse coach ...

New Providence Senior Spotlight Features Pioneer Sprinter Kayhan Durmus

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- Senior Kayhan Durmus would have been on the New Providence track and field team for his fourth year. He was a sprinter and hurdler. 

In the 2019 outdoor season, the New Providence Boys Track and Field team was crowned NJSIAA North 2 Group 1 sectional champion for the third year in a row. Durmus was part of the 4 X 100 Relay Team with William Gao, ...

New Providence Senior Spotlight Features Pioneer Outfielder Matt Magnani

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- Senior Matt Magnani would have played in the outfield for the Pioneers this year -- this would have been his first year on varsity. 

New Providence High School closed its doors for the school year in mid-March, corresponding with the declaration of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. Two weeks ago, the NJSIAA confirmed that the entire spring sports season would be ...

Motivational Speaker Addresses New Providence Spring Season Senior Athletes

Editor's Note: TAPinto New Providence will feature New Providence High School senior athletes in a spotlight series to be published in random order . Seniors, click here for form. 

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- New Providence spring athletes in the Class of 2020 never had a chance to participate in the final season of their high school careers, but they had a chance to hear words of ...

Petition Started to Allow Baseball to be Played in New Jersey

NEW JERSEY - Spring sports were officially canceled in New Jersey by the NJSIAA after Governor Murphy announced that all schools would remain closed for the rest of the academic year. Athletes have continued to train in shape and train. Most are wondering about their summer seasons. 

The NJ Baseball Coalition has organized a petition to "allow baseball to be played in New ...

2020 Donate Life Transplant Games Rescheduled to July 2021 at New Jersey Meadowlands

The Transplant Life Foundation and NJ Sharing Network will lead 12,000 Transplant Recipients, Living Donors, Donor Families and Supporters in Celebrating the Gift of Life July 16-21, 2021

NEW PROVIDENCE, NEW JERSEY & GRAND RAPIDS, MI, April, 2020 – Officials from the Transplant Life Foundation announced that the postponed 2020 Donate Life Transplant Games have been rescheduled ...

Springfield Junior Ninja Gears up for Episode Broadcast, Keeping Busy During Quarantine

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Later this week, Springfield resident and junior ninja warrior Kaela Gerson will make her long-awaited television debut.

As previously reported by TAPinto Springfield, Gerson will become the second Springfield resident to compete on the show, joining Kira Hoffer, who competed on last year's season. Kaela's episode will air this Friday at 6:00 p.m. on ...

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Union County Residents Can “Recycle Right” without Plastic Bags

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders would like to remind residents that plastic bags and other unacceptable items should not be placed in curbside recycling bins.

“Union County residents have a good recycling rate, but we want to improve on this record and set a high bar,” said Freeholder Chairman Al Mirabella. “Every household can pitch in by following some simple ...

Union County Freeholders Offer Free Mobile App to Connect Residents with Recycling Information

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders urges residents to download Recycle Coach to get reminded of their curbside recycling schedule, learn about upcoming county recycling events, get advised of any changes or interruptions to service and learn the best ways to recycle.  The free app is designed to help make recycling and solid waste information more accessible to County residents and ...

Restaurant Business Down, NJ Distributors Are Selling Straight to Consumers

May 31, 2020

Duck legs confit. Waygu burgers. Anduille sausage. These items from meat supplier D’Artagnan typically would be headed to restaurants, but due to COVID-19 much of it is on its way to homes, instead.

“We got into this because the restaurants disappeared,” said D’Artagnan President Andy Wertheim. “This is a question of finding another way to get the product into ...

An Open Letter to Senator Kean, Assemblwoman Munoz, Assemblyman Bramnick

June 1, 2020

The killing of George Floyd is the most recent in a long line of senseless, brutal murders of African Americans at the hands of law enforcement. It is part of an ongoing moral failure by Americans to correct systemic racism that has eroded the foundation of our society.   We must act now not only to protect those among us who are most vulnerable but to make them less vulnerable.  We ...

It's Time, Governor Murphy

It's Time Governor Murphy

Governor, it's time. It's time to step up and out of the box. It's time to be bold but more importantly it's time to be empathetic, sensitive and reasonable. There has been much talk about listening to the data and science and about letting the data and science guide us through this public health crisis. Well, it's time to really listen.

If ...

Academy of Our Lady of Peace in New Providence Will Remain Open After Petition to Archdiocese of Newark

June 2, 2020

Parents and Faculty of Award-Winning Elementary School Successfully Petition Archdiocese of Newark to Reconsider Imminent Closure

School Will Remain Open and Transition as a Parish-Run School Thanks to the Petition SIgned by More Than 1,400 Faculty, Parents, Students, and Alumni and Pledge Drive Raising More Than $400K

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The Academy of Our Lady of Peace (AOLP) in ...

New Online Platform Helps Job Seekers in Union County 

Union County is first in New Jersey to offer new “Virtual One-Stop” employment service

As of Monday, June 1, job seekers in Union County can use the new “Union County Works” website at ucajc.org to find job openings, job training and education opportunities, help creating resumes, and more. It is the first county-based “virtual one-stop” ...

VIDEO: Point View's Dietze Reviews Investment Opportunities as Market Looks Forward

What five stocks should you add to your portfolio today? Point View’s David Dietze Skypes live with Nicole Petallides:

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Point View Wealth Management is an SEC-registered investment adviser and part of Peapack Private Wealth Management. For over 25 years, Point View Wealth Management has been providing customized portfolio ...

Community Conversations: Guiding Patients with Cancer

Join Eric Whitman, MD, medical director of Cancer Care for Atlantic Health System, for a Facebook Live where he will share guidance for patients with cancer as we coexist with COVID-19.

Community Conversations: Keeping Kids Health & Safe this Summer

Join Walter Rosenfeld, MD, Medical Director for Children's Health for Atlantic Health System, for a Facebook Live where he will answer your questions about what parents need to know to keep kids healthy and safe this summer.

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Tue, June 2, 8:00 AM

Providence Health & Fitness, New Providence

Pilates Abs & Arms

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Tue, June 2, 8:30 AM

Providence Health & Fitness, New Providence

Pilates Reformer

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Tue, June 2, 9:30 AM

Providence Health & Fitness, New Providence

Barre Intensity

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Tue, June 2, 10:30 AM

Providence Health & Fitness, New Providence

Essential Hatha Flow Yoga

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Tue, June 2, 6:30 PM

Providence Health & Fitness, 18 South Street, 2nd Floor

Zumba

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Tue, June 2, 7:30 PM

Providence Health & Fitness, New Providence

Yoga 101

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Wed, June 3, 5:30 AM

UNWIND Yoga & Wellness Center, New Providence

Core Power Flow

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Wed, June 3, 8:00 AM

Providence Health & Fitness, New Providence

Barre Intensity

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2020 4th of July Fireworks at Nomahegan Park and all Other Union County Parks Canceled

May 27, 2020

CRANFORD - The Union County Department of Parks and Recreation has announced that Independence Day fireworks scheduled to take place in Union County Parks have been canceled this year due to COVID-19.

The announcement includes fireworks at the following sites:

Cranford fireworks scheduled to take place in Nomahegan Park on July 2. 
Plainfield fireworks ...

Using IRAs to Help Children

Did you know there is no minimum age for having an IRA? As long as your child has earned income, you can open an account in their name. Whether they contribute to the IRA with their own money from working or a gift from you, the power of compound interest can help them get a significant head start on a secure financial future.

To learn more, click here to download “Using IRAs to Help ...