Latinx Influence on American Jazz

What do Jelly Roll Morton, Dizzy Gillespie, Stan Getz, Ella Fitzgerald, Herbie Hancock, and Hip Hop have in common? Find out about the "Spanish Tinge" and its influence on American jazz. To register and get the link go to: https://uplnj.org/event/latinx-influence-on-american-jazz/

 

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  1. Debbie Walter
  2. 9088515450
  3. unionpl@uplnj.org
Thu, October 14
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What do Jelly Roll Morton, Dizzy Gillespie, Stan Getz, Ella Fitzgerald, Herbie Hancock, and Hip Hop have in common? Find out about the "Spanish Tinge" and its influence on American jazz. To register and get the link go to: https://uplnj.org/event/latinx-influence-on-american-jazz/


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So Much More Than the "School on the Hill"

“The school on the hill.” A statement we hear quite frequently when we tell people we go to Mount Saint Mary Academy. For many, that is all they know about our school – until they come to our unquestionably informative annual Open House. Hosted this year on October 17th our Open House is a great way for prospective students and families to learn about, and experience, our ...

Buggin' Halloween Photo Contest

Viking's 3rd Annual Buggin' Halloween Photo Contest Starts Friday, October 1, 2021!  Submit a photo of you, your pet, or a loved one dressed as a creepy-crawly bug, insect, or another pest for your chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card and other awesome prizes! Click here to learn more and enter the contest!

Somerset County Missing Pet Alert: Please Help Find Ember the Boston Terrier

October 7, 2021

SOMERSET, NJ - Ember a black and white female two-year-old Boston Terrier when went Missing on 10.5.21 at 9:00 pm 1 mile from Morris & Essex Dog Show in Colonial Park.

She jumped out of the x-pen on the soccer field and RAN.

Everyone, please keep your eyes and ears open. She will be very frightened. She is away from home for the first time.

Dog show address is:

Colonial ...

Mount Saint Mary Academy Announces Women at the Well Initiative

October 20, 2021

Arianna Salerno '22, the Student Council Executive Board's Director of Communications at Mount Saint Mary Academy, recently shared details about plans for the Mercy Girl Effect project. The board also made a special presentation about the project to members of the Mercy Guild this month.

"The 2021-2022 Executive Board has been hard at work since June of 2021. The Mercy Girl Effect ...

BOBO Fridays food drive continues on Oct. 15

SOMERVILLE, NJ — Residents can help their neighbors in-need by purchasing an extra can of food during their routine trip to the grocery store, and donating it to “Buy One, Bring One” (BOBO) Fridays on Oct. 15. Donations can be placed in the blue bins located in the breezeway of the Somerset County Administration Building in Somerville. If residents cannot donate on Friday, ...

Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center to Begin $26 Million Emergency Department Expansion and Modernization

Includes Upgrading Goryeb Children’s Hospital Pediatric Emergency Department

Morristown, NJ – Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center announced the expansion and modernization of its Sameth Emergency Department (ED). Once design, funding and approvals are finalized, the project is expected to begin in early 2022, with an expected completion in ...

Ophelia Byers, DNP, RN, APRN, named Chief Nursing Officer for Overlook Medical Center

Accomplished nursing leader will also serve as Associate Chief Nurse Executive for Atlantic Health System

SUMMIT, NJ – Atlantic Health System today announced Ophelia Byers, DNP, RN, APRN, has joined Atlantic Health System as Chief Nursing Officer for Overlook Medical Center, as well as Associate Chief Nurse Executive for the health system.

Byers is a highly skilled leader with more ...

Atlantic Health System's Morristown Medical Center Launches Cardiac Rescue & Recovery Program for Complex Heart Blockages

Atlantic Health Cardiovascular Rescue and Recovery Program at Morristown Medical Center. Under the leadership of Drs. Dimitrios Karmpaliotis and Amirali Masoumi, the Cardiovascular Rescue and Recovery Program will provide advanced treatment for patients in need of complex percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) due to severe, total or multiple difficult-to-treat blockages of ...

Mount Saint Mary Academy Mercy Guild Hosts Pizza Party for Sisters of Mercy

The Mount Saint Mary Academy Mercy Guild hosted a pizza party for the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas to thank them for sharing their home and watching over our girls. The Mercy Guild raised funds from members of the school community to make the event possible. Thank you to all donors, including Dimaio Cucina for the food! The Sisters enjoyed pizza, garlic knots, salad and dessert from Nothing ...

New Jersey Date Night: Frighteningly Great Halloween Destinations

October 16, 2021

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

October brings us candy, trick-or-treaters and a great opportunity for our date to hold our hands a little tighter. Halloween is upon us and what better way to celebrate the spooky season than to visit one of New Jersey’s many Haunted Houses? From eerie hayrides to disturbing hallways, a haunted ...

There’s More Than One Way Cook a Pumpkin

Whether you’re hitting the pumpkin patch or shopping at the supermarket, you’re bound to find a bounty of pumpkins this time of year.

Ready to start cooking? Baking or steaming then pureeing your own pumpkin is a great way to get what you need for homemade pies, breads, soups and more.

Tip: Don’t use big, hollow Jack-o-Lantern pumpkins for cooking — they don’t ...

What About the Bird?

Spoiler alert: It dies.

Imagine you are sitting in the cabin of an Airbus 320 airplane. The plane has just taken off when the shy young woman sitting in the window seat next to you hesitantly taps you on the shoulder signaling that she needs to get out of her seat.

By way of apologetic explanation, she jerks her thumb toward the postage stamp window. “The engine is on fire,” she ...

I Am What I Am

I like to think I am comfortable to be around. But not too long ago my daughter asked me to take a personality test.

She clarified that she was interested to know my type. Apparently “well-adjusted” is not a clinically accepted category.

I am not a big fan of personality tests. These are the tests that categorize who you are through a series of statements about yourself to which ...

Obituaries

- Oct 9, 2020
Warren Township - Paul P. Pompa Jr., 62, passed away suddenly on Friday, October 9, 2020 at ...
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Milltown's Popular Haunted River Walk Is Back

October 15, 2021

MILLTOWN, NJ - Halloween is in the air and after a one-year pandemic-induced hiatus, Milltown's popular Haunted River Walk returns with a scare. Deadly Decades, featuring Joyce Kilmer's Class of 2022, takes over the Mill Pond Park's walking path to give Halloween lovers an early shiver. The walk takes place on Thursday, October 21 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Friday, October 22 from 7 p.m.

NJ's Urban and Rural Forests Are Putting on their Annual Show

NEW JERSEY — The New Jersey Forestry Service reports that the annual autumn foliage show is taking place in every county in the Garden State. The north westernmost part of the state is near peak conditions while color is just starting to pop up in the southern counties. 

This is a great weekend to plan a road trip to Sussex County to catch the show before it peaks. Waywayanda ...

NJ Forests Put On A Show For Long Holiday Weekend, Get Out There And Photograph It

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ — With a three-day weekend upon us, why not get out and photograph something. According to the NJ Forestry Service, the autumn leave show is taking center stage in some counties, and waiting in the wings in others. 

Right now, The Fall Foliage Show in NJ is at the midpoint in Sussex and Morris counties, plus the northern portions of Passaic and Bergen ...

Meet the Man Hired to be Rutgers' First Cyber Warrior

October 20, 2021

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Guy J. Albertini, a certified information systems security professional who holds a master’s degree in information assurance and security and has more than 15 years of professional security experience, has taken on the role of Rutgers' first associate vice president and chief information security officer.

Before starting at Rutgers, Albertini served for the past ...

Two-Time Super Bowl Champ Carl Banks Among Public Storage Customers Seeking Return of Possessions

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Among those frustrated by his inability to visit his unit at Public Storage on Route 22 in Scotch Plains is two-time Super Bowl champion and Giants legend Carl Banks, who stored mementos of his stellar NFL career at the storage facility. 

Items in the storage unit include Banks's Pro Bowl jersey and items belonging to his son, CJ, that include a signed ...

Update: Two Crashes on I-78 Caused Lane Closures Thursday

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ — Drivers on I-78 in both directions in the vicinity of the entrance and exit to Diamond Hill Road were stuck in traffic on Thursday afternoon after two separate crashes, one on each side of the highway, resulted in lane closures.

The first crash was a multi-vehicle collision involving a tractor-trailer and three trucks in a work zone on Westbound I-78, ...

Milltown's Popular Haunted River Walk Is Back

MILLTOWN, NJ - Halloween is in the air and after a one-year pandemic-induced hiatus, Milltown's popular Haunted River Walk returns with a scare. Deadly Decades, featuring Joyce Kilmer's Class of 2022, takes over the Mill Pond Park's walking path to give Halloween lovers an early shiver. The walk takes place on Thursday, October 21 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Friday, October 22 from 7 p.m.

Unforgettable Fire Wins First Episode of Clash of the Cover Bands

FANWOOD, NJ -- Unforgettable Fire, a band that pays tribute to U2's Bono (Anthony Russo), The Edge (Mick Normoyle), Adam Clayton (Fanwood's own Craig Kiell), and Larry Mullen Jr. (George Levesanos) emerged victorious in the first episode of E!'s new competition show, Clash of the Cover Bands, on Wednesday evening.

The theme of the evening was "Stadium Rockers" ...

Police Asking For Public's Assistance In Locating Van Involved In Serious Hit-And-Run

MILLTOWN, NJ - The Milltown Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in locating and identifying the driver of a van involved in a hit-and-run in the Acme parking lot on Ryders Laneon Wednesday afternoon. A 62-year-old woman was hit twice by the van and dragged before the vehicle quickly left the scene. The victim, who was not identified by the MPD, was left on the ground. She ...

'Songs for a New World' Merges Rock, Ballads, Jazz

Millburn, NJ - Yes, Paper MIll Playhouse has now reopened with a dazzling production of “Songs for a New World.”  

There are plenty of precautions before entering the theatre, including masks for the audience, proof of vaccination and photo i.d. (probably a driver’s license.)  Still, it’s good to know all that going in, so there are no surprises ...

Top Halloween Costumes for 2021

Halloween is just around the corner, so it’s time to start planning costumes for the whole family! Whether you’re trying a DIY look for your crew, hosting a party for friends, or trying to win the office costume contest, knowing this year’s hottest looks will give you the edge. Here are some of the costumes sure to be popular for kids and adults this year.

Space Jam: A New ...

Add These Spooktacular Sides to Elevate Your Halloween Party

Fall brings yearnings for warm and cozy gatherings with friends and family. If hosting a Halloween party is on your agenda this year, you are in luck! From alarming appetizers and devilish dips to spooktacular salads, we have gathered some of the most delicious and fun recipes for creepy fun.

 

Appetizers

Set the mood for your party right from the start with Halloween-themed ...

How to Clean and Care for Your Gutters

Being a homeowner means weekends doing chores or finding reliable service companies to take on tasks for you. Gutters play an important role in protecting your home and should be added to your bi-annual home maintenance schedule.

Cleaning gutters yourself is typically not difficult, depending on the size of your home, your physical ability to climb ladders, and the current condition of your ...

5 Benefits of Video Doorbells (and 5 Buzzworthy Brands!)

There’s arguably no better use of smart home technology than keeping your family and valuables safe, and a video doorbell offers a variety of home security benefits.

This small yet powerful surveillance equipment records video footage as visitors arrive—great for security whether you are home or away. Plus, the device’s sleek design hides its impressive functionality in an ...