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New Providence High Schools fundraiser a huge success

Wed, 01 Apr 2015 04:00:04 GMT

On Saturday evening, March 28, New Providence High School PTSA hosted its annual Fashion Show and Tricky Tray auction. Pictured are seniors, Steve Anderson and Katie Vigilante walking the runway during Denim & Diamond fundraiser.

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League of Women Voters to host Evening at the Theater April 25 in Summit

Sun, 29 Mar 2015 16:34:37 GMT

The League of Women Voters of Berkeley Heights, New Providence and Summit in conjunction with Dreamcatcher Repertory Theater in Summit is hosting an "Evening at the Theater" on Saturday, April 25. The play is titled, "Rapture, Blister, Burn. The play, a comedy, is about two women who chose opposite paths after grad school.

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Most Recent Job Openings in New ProvidenceBerkeley Heights

Sat, 28 Mar 2015 17:41:43 GMT

Looking for a new job close to home? The Patch jobs board helps you search for jobs, and employers post new listings. Find full time or part time jobs near New Providence-Berkeley Heights or post job openings for your local company by clicking here.

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Birth Abriana Reese Carlucci to Dennis and Lori Carlucci of Branchburg

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:38:55 GMT

A daughter, Abriana Reese, was born March 2, to Dennis and Lori Carlucci of Branchburg, at Hunterdon Medical Center. She is sister to Alessia Carlucci.

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AIM Jefferson Police Blotter March 27 2015

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 05:27:05 GMT

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Long Hill Township Police Chief Michael Mazzeo report that the body found in the Passaic River on March 18, 2015, has been positively identified as David Bird who has been the subject of an ongoing missing person investigation. Dr. Carlos A. Fonseca of the Morris County Medical Examiners Office, and forensic ondotologist Mitchell M. Kirshbaum, DDS, have positively identified the body found as that of David Bird.

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Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence announces its upcoming services

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:15:45 GMT

On Holy Thursday, April 2, a spoken Eucharistic liturgy will be conducted at 12:15 p.m. and a fully sung Eucharistic liturgy will be offered at 7:30 p.m. The title of the sermon at both services will be "Called to Dinner." At the evening service, the rite of First Communion will be given to seven young people, who are in the fifth grade.

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Gardeners of Wagner Farm Arboretum welcome Jon Knox April 22

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 04:22:53 GMT

The Gardeners of Wagner Farm Arboretum invite the public to enjoy an enlightening presentation by Jon Knox, owner of Dogwood Farms on Wednesday, April 22, at 7 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 725 Mountain Ave., Berkeley Heights. Learn how he is growing crops without the use of chemical fertilizers, herbicides or pesticides.

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Berkeley Aquatic Club holds 2015 BAC Mini Champs March 1

Sun, 22 Mar 2015 16:27:16 GMT

The Berkeley Aquatic Club held their annual 2015 BAC Mini Champs on March 1 at their pool in Berkeley Heights. These are the swim teams youngest competitors.

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Snow covers Union County on the first day of Spring

Fri, 20 Mar 2015 23:06:29 GMT

BERKELEY HEIGHTS - People flocked to Ritas in the snow today, March 20, to get their free Italian Ice, the companys traditional offering on the First Day of Spring. That was about the only thing that was traditional today.

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Police participate in Meals on Wheels

Fri, 20 Mar 2015 16:57:02 GMT

From left, Mountainside patrolman Adam Foti, volunteer Kitty Hartman of New Providence, Springfield Police Chief John Cook, New Providence Police Chief Anthony Buccelli, Jr., Berkeley Heights Acting Police Chief John DiPasquale, volunteer Monika Mangan of Morristown and Summit Police Lieutenant Michael Cantone are shown delivering Meals on Wheels for Sage Eldercare in Union County on March 11. SUMMIT - Across the nation during the month of March local officials take part in Meals on Wheels campaign to raise awareness of isolation and poor nutrition among older Americans.

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Berkeley Heights announces its spring chipping schedule

Wed, 18 Mar 2015 23:31:19 GMT

The Spring Chipping Program in Berkeley Heights will commence the week of April 6. The town will be divided into five sections and each section will have a pick-up on the First Day of the scheduled week for that area. All brush must be out for pick-up on the First Day of the scheduled week for the section.

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Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence announces its holy week services

Tue, 17 Mar 2015 18:34:35 GMT

On Passion or Palm Sunday, March 29, two Eucharistic liturgies will be conducted, one at 8:30 and the other at 11 a.m. The title of the sermon at both liturgies will be "Called to a Cross." The music of each liturgy will be provided by the Sanctuary Choir, accompanied by brass, timpani and organ.

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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum opens at GL on March 19

Sat, 14 Mar 2015 05:37:34 GMT

BERKELEY HEIGHTS - Thursday was the first semi-dress rehearsal for the cast of "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" at Governor Livingston High School. The pit band was still making adjustments to the score, not everyone was in costume and there were a few glitches with scenery, but thats to be expected during the first run through of a production.

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Highlander Marching Band basket auction is tonight

Sat, 14 Mar 2015 01:23:00 GMT

BERKELEY HEIGHTS - The Governor Livingston Highlander Marching Band will be hosting its annual Band Basket Raffle tonight, Friday March 13, 2015 at 6 p.m. at Governor Livingston High School, 175 Watching Blvd. Everyone is welcome to come out and support the award winning Highlander Marching Band at this fun, family-friendly event. This years prizes include Disney Park Hopper Passes, a Flat Screen HDTV, Vera Bradley, a GoPro Hero Camera and hundreds of other valuable items plus a 50/50 cash draw! Admission is $15 and includes a complimentary block of tickets, a beverage & a dessert.

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Faith Lutheran Elects Council Officers

Fri, 13 Mar 2015 21:23:17 GMT

At their recent weekend retreat, the Council of Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence elected its officers and cabinet members for 2015. Desiree Bouchat, of Springfield, was elected president and KW Janne, of Madison, was elected as vice president.

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Scott McKinney appointed as Assistant Superintendent of Schools for Berkeley Heights

Fri, 13 Mar 2015 17:18:41 GMT

Helen Kirsch, president of the Berkeley Heights Board of Education, has announced that Scott McKinney has been appointed as Assistant Superintendent of Schools for the Berkeley Heights School District, effective July 1. McKinney will replace Patricia Qualshie, who retired from her position as Assistant Superintendent effective on Feb. 1. "Mr. McKinney has a wide range of experience interacting with staff, students, parents, and stakeholders and is very familiar with the needs of the Berkeley Heights and Mountainside communities," explained Kirsch. "He has a strong knowledge of curriculum development and effective instructional practices.

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Union County bridges slated for upgrades

Fri, 13 Mar 2015 16:18:44 GMT

In Union County, hundreds of bridges and culverts help keep the traffic flowing over railways, waterways, and other obstacles - 470 bridges and culverts, to be exact. Keeping them in good repair is an ongoing task, and this year a new group of projects to improve five bridges is getting under way.

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Old Guard of Summit welcomes Bob Max on April 14 in New Providence

Wed, 01 Apr 2015 04:30:02 GMT

The Old Guard of Summit announces that its speaker for the meeting on Tuesday, April 14, will be Bob Max, a life-long New Jersey resident who will present a discussion titled: "Battle of the Bulge - Wounded, Captured, Tortured, Escaped: A Genuine WWII Tells It Like It Was." All area 50+ active men are invited to attend meetings of the Summit Area Old Guard on Tuesday mornings at the New Providence Municipal Center at 360 Elkwood Ave. A coffee hour starts at 9:15 a.m. followed at 10 by a short business meeting and at 10:30 by the guest speaker .

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What are the top towns for families in Union County

Mon, 30 Mar 2015 21:34:29 GMT

But New Providence, home to its own strong school district along with several independent businesses, three parks and eight athletic fields, an ice rink and family-focused community events, won top marks as the countys overall best spot for families . The magazine pulled data for 512 communities throughout the state and ran them through an algorithm to come up with the list.

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NJ Sharing Network to Expand its 5K to Bergen County April 12

Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:21:14 GMT

March 30, 2015 - The signature event for The NJ Sharing Network Foundation is its Annual 5K Celebration of Life, which attracts thousands of participants to New Providence each June to support its mission of saving and enhancing lives through organ and tissue donation. Growing support of NJ Sharing Networks mission is why the organization is welcoming a second location for its Annual 5K Celebration of Life, to be held on Sunday, April 12 at Bergen Community College, 400 Paramus Road in Paramus.

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League of Women Voters to host Evening at the Theater April 25 in Summit

Sun, 29 Mar 2015 16:24:56 GMT

The League of Women Voters of Berkeley Heights, New Providence and Summit in conjunction with Dreamcatcher Repertory Theater in Summit is hosting an "Evening at the Theater" on Saturday, April 25. The play is titled, "Rapture, Blister, Burn. The play, a comedy, is about two women who chose opposite paths after grad school.

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NJ Sharing Network to Expand its 5K to Bergen County April 12

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:39:14 GMT

The signature event for The NJ Sharing Network Foundation is its Annual 5K Celebration of Life, which attracts thousands of participants to New Providence each June to support its mission of saving and enhancing lives through organ and tissue donation. Growing support of NJ Sharing Networks mission is why the organization is welcoming a second location for its Annual 5K Celebration of Life, to be held on Sunday, April 12 at Bergen Community College, 400 Paramus Road in Paramus.

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Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence announces its upcoming services

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:11:01 GMT

On Holy Thursday, April 2, a spoken Eucharistic liturgy will be conducted at 12:15 p.m. and a fully sung Eucharistic liturgy will be offered at 7:30 p.m. The title of the sermon at both services will be "Called to Dinner." At the evening service, the rite of First Communion will be given to seven young people, who are in the fifth grade.

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Old Guard of Summit welcomes Barbara McCloskey on April 7 in New Providence

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 22:15:23 GMT

On Tuesday, April 7, Barbara McCloskey, outreach manager of the Land Conservancy of New Jersey organization and responsible for its membership program, will present a talk on the topic above to the Old Guard of Summit. All age 50+ active men are invited to attend the Tuesday morning meeting of the Summit Area Old Guard.

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New Providence Chatham named among best towns for families by New Jersey Family

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:56:56 GMT

New Jersey Family today announced New Jerseys Best Towns for Families - the first list of its kind to rank New Jersey towns based on important family livability factors such as school quality, affordability and crime rates. New Providence ranked eighth overall, with Chatham Borough ninth.

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Incidents under investigation in New Providence

Fri, 20 Mar 2015 20:22:05 GMT

On March 18, patrols took a report of a motor vehicle burglary tin a parking lot on Springfield Avenue. The victim reported that their vehicle was entered by someone during the morning hours.

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Traffic stops lead to summonses in New Providence

Fri, 20 Mar 2015 16:12:23 GMT

On March 6, Cpl. Sean Bubb stopped Jose Lainez of North Plainfield on The Fellsway, for having an allegedly suspended registration.

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Dr. Douglas W. Simon is guest speaker at March 31 Old Guard of Summit meeting

Wed, 18 Mar 2015 21:41:49 GMT

Dr. Douglas W. Simon, Emeritus Professor of Political Science, Drew University, will speak to the Old Guard of Summit at its Tuesday, March 31, meeting in New Providence. Pictured is Dr. Douglas W. Simon.

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Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence announces its holy week services

Tue, 17 Mar 2015 19:04:32 GMT

On Passion or Palm Sunday, March 29, two Eucharistic liturgies will be conducted, one at 8:30 and the other at 11 a.m. The title of the sermon at both liturgies will be "Called to a Cross." The music of each liturgy will be provided by the Sanctuary Choir, accompanied by brass, timpani and organ.

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Faith Lutheran Elects Council Officers

Fri, 13 Mar 2015 19:23:56 GMT

At their recent weekend retreat, the Council of Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence elected its officers and cabinet members for 2015. Desiree Bouchat, of Springfield, was elected president and KW Janne, of Madison, was elected as vice president.

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Wharton Music Center presents flute and clarinet favorites on March 29 in New Providence

Fri, 13 Mar 2015 14:14:17 GMT

Wharton Music Center presents an afternoon of flute and clarinet favorites in its Community Concert Series on Sunday, March 29, at 3 p.m., at the New Providence Memorial Library located at 377 Elkwood Ave. in New Providence. Pictured are Flutist Kristen Wuest and Clarinetist Kevin Dayton.

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Jennifer Colamedici and Michelle Pierce to cochair New Jersey...

Thu, 12 Mar 2015 21:40:55 GMT

Westfield residents Jennifer Colamedici, , and Michelle Pierce, , will co-chair this years Tour of Notable Homes on May 9, presented by the Friends of New Jersey Festival Orchestra. The Friends of New Jersey Festival Orchestra, the auxiliary and fund raising arm of the orchestra, has announced that Jennifer Colamedici and Michelle Pierce, Westfield residents, will serve as co-chairs of this years tour to be held on Saturday, May 9, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. In releasing the announcement last week, Alicia Barker, president of The Friends, observed, "The tour is a much-anticipated local tradition when owners of some of the areas remarkable homes generously throw open their doors to the public to benefit our symphony orchestra."

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Summit Old Guard welcomes Professor Thomas P. Walsh March 24 in New Providence

Thu, 12 Mar 2015 02:57:54 GMT

Dr. Thomas P. Walsh of Kean University will speak to the Old Guard of Summit at its Tuesday, March 24, meeting. He will speak about The Battleship New Jersey.

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Sage Eldercare in Summit to hold Challenges with Medicare program March 18

Wed, 11 Mar 2015 22:58:11 GMT

On Wednesday, March 18, at 7 p.m., the public is invited to attend a free program on the Challenges Families Are Facing with Changes in Medicare and Medicaid, which is being held at SAGE Eldercare, 290 Broad St., Summit. File photo of Sage building in Summit.

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N.J. Hot Dog tour visits eatery No. 27 on long list

Wed, 11 Mar 2015 16:44:10 GMT

The Great N.J. Hot Dog Tour continued last night with a rainy, foggy rendezvous at Big Blues in Linden. Two Hunterdon County men, Guy De Sapio of Kingwood Township and Bill Muzychko of Readington Township, are eating their way down a list of the top 99 hot dog shops in the state, methodically visiting one each Tuesday night.

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Michael Shapiros NJ News Franchising Experiment

Fri, 06 Mar 2015 20:59:50 GMT

Michael Shapiro seems an unlikely architect of a sustainable model for hyperlocal journalism: hes a lawyer with no background in business or in journalism. But Shapiro claims to have found a way to make local journalism pay - and on a large scale.

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