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The Historic Cannon Ball House in Springfield will Open to Visitors on June 25

June 22, 2017

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Springfield’s Historic Cannon Ball House (CBH), located at 126 Morris Ave., will be holding an open house on June 25 to commemorate the 237th anniversary of the Battle of Springfield.

This conflict was the final major battle of the Revolutionary War to be fought in the northern colonies. Many artifacts from this occurrence are on display, including the missile that gave ...

Westfield Resident’s Sign Offers Drivers Daily Inspiration

WESTFIELD, NJ – If you’ve ever driven down Lamberts Mill Road and waited in traffic to get on to West Broad Street, then you’ve probably noticed an inspirational quote written on a café sign. Teresa Gleason started the sign board to promote her group fitness classes at Happy Hour Fitness and positioned the sign in front of her home at 125 Lamberts Mill Road. But what ...

Two Dead After Car Goes Off GSP into Rahway River

CLARK, NJ — Two people are dead after one-car crash on the Garden State Parkway Friday morning around 10:45 a.m. The names of the victims have not been released.

“The vehicle went off the road on the right-hand side and was submerged in water. The right two lanes of the parkway are closed for investigation and will be for some time,” Lieutenant Schafer of the ...

Plainfield Dairy Queen's Donna Albanese-DeMair at NJ Sharing Network 5K, Targeted to Raise $1.25M

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - When thousands of participants filled the streets of New Providence at last Sunday's NJ Sharing Network's "Celebration of Life" 5K, they ran or walked with a story, a purpose -- to save lives together.

"When you share the story, you can’t help but to save a life," said Donna Albanese-DeMair, former Chair of NJ Sharing ...

Union County Kicks Off 57th Summer Arts Concert Series in Clark and Beyond

CLARK, NJ—The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Department of Parks and Recreation announced the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra (NJSO) will kick off the 57th annual Summer Arts Festival Concert Series at Oak Ridge Park in Clark on Friday June 23 at 7:30 p.m.

The Orchestra, conducted by Sameer Patel, presents classical, pops and family programs. The Orchestra ...

City of Summit Partners with Uber on Commuter Ridesharing Initiative

SUMMIT, NJ — Beginning in the mid 1950s, a certain bus company urged Americans to "Leave the Driving to Us."

Flash forward sixty years, and that concept— implemented in a 21st Century way — may prove to achieve a dual purpose — giving Summit commuters a stress free, economical alternative to their daily trek to mass transit, and also serving to ...

Plainfield's Mel Holston Wins First Prize at Art Exhibit

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Mel Holston of Plainfield won first place in the professional drawing category during the opening reception of the 2017 Union County Senior Citizens Art Exhibit.  Union County Freeholder Bette Jane Kowalski congratulates Mel Holston of Plainfield on winning first place in the professional drawing category during the opening reception of the 2017 Union County Senior ...

Ghost Hunt at the Old Girl Scout House in Rahway

RAHWAY, NJ - The Merchants and Drovers Tavern Museum Association is pleased to welcome Steve Gonsalves, Dave Tango, Joe Chin, and Bruce Tango from the hit Syfy Channel television series Ghost Hunters for a special, two-night only event on June 30 and July 1.

Guests will have the opportunity to investigate right alongside the Ghost Hunters as they explore the rumored hauntings of the ...

Mourners Pay Respects to Summit Police Detective Matthew Tarentino

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Thousands of mourners – his widow and the family who loved him; friends and neighbors, those he worked with and those he worked for, people he worshipped alongside, and total strangers touched by his tragic loss lined up outside Immaculate Conception Church yesterday to pay their respects to Matthew Tarentino.

Tarentino, 29, a Somerville resident, Summit Police ...

Carnival for People with Disabilities to be Held at Conant Park in Hillside

HILLSIDE, NJ - The annual summertime carnival for people with disabilities and their families will be held on Saturday, June 10, at Conant Park in the Township of Hillside.

The event is hosted by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Union County Department of Parks and Recreation.

“This carnival gives people with disabilities and their families the opportunity to enjoy ...

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