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Baseball: New Providence Advances Past Linden, 6-2, in Union County Tournament

May 14, 2022

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- Most tournament games between second seeds and 15th-seeds aren't supposed to be this close.

But most 15th-seeded baseball teams don't have a pitcher who throws 86 mph. Linden does, and junior right-hander Danny Ciprian was able to keep his team close against second-seeded New Providence for five innings.

But the second-seeded Pioneers still had James Pazdera on ...

Golfer Trevor Davidson is the Joe Eberle Weichert Realtors Pioneer Athlete of the Week

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- The New Providence boys golf team recently won the Mountain Division Championship of the Union County Conference, and senior Trevor Davidson shared the gold medal for individuals in the tournament.

Davidson shot an 81 at Galloping Hill Golf Course to share the individual division championship with Anthony Cundari of A.L. Johnson. Davidson led New Providence to its first ...

Girls Lacrosse: New Providence Triumphs On Senior Day, 12-8, Over Glen Rock

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- The New Providence girls lacrosse prorgram celebrated its 12th-graders on Senior Day and then went out and defeated Glen Rock, 12-8, on Tuesday.

Cara Lawton scored five goals and passed for one assist for the Pioneers (12-2), who trailed, 6-5, at the half.

Reagan Wawzycki finished with three goals and one assist for New Providence, which got two goals and one assist ...

Baseball: New Providence Edges Gov. Livingston, 4-3; Gets Second Seed in Union County Tournament

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- For the second time this baseball season, New Providence scored in its last at-bat and posted a 4-3 victory over Gov. Livingston on Monday.

This time, the Pioneers (9-6) won their 4-3 decision over the Highlanders (13-5) in seven innings, after beating Gov. Livingston by the same score in nine innings on April 19.

James Pazdera went 2-for-3 with three RBI for New ...

Girls Lacrosse Player Cassie Barbarisi is the Joe Eberle Weichert Realtors Pioneer Athlete of the Week

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- The New Providence girls lacrosse team recently went through a four-game stretch in which the team permitted just 26 goals over than span.

That included a 13-4 victory over Gov. Livingston in the first round of the Union County Tournament last Saturday, a game in which Pioneers' goalie Cassie Barbarisi made eight saves.

The junior has been a stalwart at protecting ...

Summit H.S. Boys Lacrosse Eases Past New Providence 7-1 to Book Place in UCT Final

CLARK, NJ - Like folks stuck in diametrically opposite sections of a revolving glass door, the Summit High School Boys Varsity Lacrosse Team and Westfield keep seeing each other, over and over again, in the Union County Tournament Finals.

And this year, that door continues its spin.

The Hilltoppers, now 9-2 on the season, will take on the Blue Devils -- if Mother Nature ...

Boys Lacrosse: New Providence Advances Past Gov. Livingston, 12-3, in UCT

Editor's Note: Stay tuned for photo gallery to be uploaded. 

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- A six-goal siege during a five-minute stretch of the second quarter carried New Providence to a 12-3 boys lacrosse victory over Gov. Livingston in the quarterfinal round of the Union County Tournament on Monday.

Fourth-seeded New Providence advances to meet top-seeded Summit in the next round ...

Baseball: New Providence Gets Upset by Arthur L. Johnson, 4-3

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- The New Providence baseball team has proven it can beat the toughest opponents in Union County.

But, while the Pioneers own home victories over Cranford and Gov. Livingston in the first month of the season, they've also lost home game to feisty, upset-minded opponents at home.

That's what happened on Friday, when A.L. Johnson (ALJ) took advantage of strong ...

Softball Player Cassidy Mishkind is the Joe Eberle Weichert Realtors Pioneer Athlete of the Week

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- With three home runs in her last three games, sophomore Cassidy Mishkind is having a major impact in the lineup of the New Providence softball team.

The infielder, who plays both third base and shortstop, batted over .500 as a sophomore last season, and her achievements this year include a 5-for-5 performance at the plate a few weeks ago against Kent Place in which ...

Baseball: New Providence Dispatches of Scotch Plains-Fanwood, 12-0

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Senior right-hander James Pazdera pitched a five-inning two-hitter and New Providence scored six runs in the second inning on its way to a 12-0 baseball victory over Scotch Plains-Fanwood on Tuesday.

Pazdera has now allowed three hits over 12 innings in his last two starts. Against SPF, he struck out three, walked one and needed just 57 pitches to quiet a Raider offense ...

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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 Girls Repeat as Sectional Golf Champions

EDISON, NJ -- The girls’ golf team at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison continued its march to perfection by repeating as Central Jersey sectional champions Monday at Stanton Ridge Golf and Country Club.

W+H defeated runner-up Bridgewater-Raritan by 24 strokes in the sectionals. Sophomores Sarah Shao of Green Brook and Claire Lu of Edison each shot 77 to finish tied for third ...

'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 ...

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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