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Berkeley Heights 10U Girls Softball Wins Championship

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:05:27 GMT

Berkeley Heights Bombers 10U girls softball team capped the fall season by winning the fall league championship on Saturday against Long Hill, 11-3. Please pick some towns to customize the content of your e-news updates.

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Traffic incident reported on Route 78 near Berkeley Heights

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 22:57:39 GMT

Traffic is flowing smoothly through much of Union County this afternoon but a traffic incident has been reported on Route 78, with additional delays on Route 78 and state Route 24. Near Berkeley Heights, a traffic incident has been reported, with additional delays in the westbound lane near New Providence.

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A Sit Down With GMAx27;s Amy Robach The Mammogram Gave Me The Best Chance At Surviving

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 19:04:55 GMT

Good Morning Americas Amy Robach sat down with TAP into Berkeley Heights before addressing an audience of 200 guests at Summit Medical Group on Wednesday for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. "I am very much aware that I could still die of breast cancer," said Robach.

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Good Morning Americax27;s Amy Robach Mammogram Gave Me Better Chance to Survive

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 19:04:54 GMT

Good Morning Americas Amy Robach sat down with TAP into Berkeley Heights before addressing an audience of 200 guests at Summit Medical Group on Wednesday for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. "I am very much aware that I could still die of breast cancer," said Robach.

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Dog of the Week Help Syrup Find his Forever Home

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 07:34:44 GMT

Syrup is an 11-week old puppy that is full of curiosity and loves to explore. Syrup likes to take a few minutes to adjust to his new environment before he begins his exploration.

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Gov. Livingston Parking Options To Be Presented At Board Of Education Meeting Thursday Oct. 16

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 12:17:14 GMT

The Board of Education will present student parking options at Gov. Livingston High School at Thursdays Board of Education meeting. Public meetings are held at Columbia Middle School in the multi-purpose room at 8 p.m. "The ball seems to be in the court of the Board of Education in dealing with student parking on a daily basis," said Mayor Joe Bruno who opened up a public discussion regarding parking restrictions in the area of Gov. Livingston during Conference Session.

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Hot Rods Rolled In For The BHFD Annual Car Show

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 16:47:48 GMT

Clear skies and sunshine kicked off the annual Hot Rods on Hamilton Car Show -- showcasing antique, hot rods, class, and custom cars Sunday, Oct. 12. With 125 cars lined up, owners competed for awards in categories like Street Rod/Hot Rod, Mustang, Stock: Pre-1940, British Auto, Custom Truck, Un-restored/Survivor, Ford Muscle , Camaro/Firebird, and many others. The event not only allowed car lovers to view and admire these classical vehicles but also allowed them to take part by voting for their favorites.

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Local Authors to speak at Berkeley Heights Public Library

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 01:32:10 GMT

Local authors Dr. Freda Hansburg and Dr. Harish Malhotra will discuss their new books and the process of writing on Tuesday, Oct. 28, at the Berkeley Heights Public Library. Dr. Hansburg is a Berkeley Heights resident and psychologist whose book Shrink Rapt, a novel thrills readers with the murder of the head of a university psychiatry department and the strange transformation of his research subjects after his violent death.

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Watchung Arts Center to feature New Jersey Photography Forum and exhibit Nov. 226

Tue, 14 Oct 2014 21:39:17 GMT

The New Jersey Photography Forum will celebrate its 20th Anniversary and the opening of its 20th Annual Juried Photography Exhibit with a Gala Reception at the Watchung Arts Center on Sunday, Nov. 2, from 1-4 p.m. The reception will feature light fare and an opportunity to meet the artists. The NJ Photography Forum Exhibit will be on display in the Arts Centers Upper Gallery from Nov. 2-26.

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Time To Swap Out The Mayor In Berkeley Heights

Tue, 14 Oct 2014 02:24:13 GMT

Well this Nightmare continues for some, while others, especially our TC see it as their Dream?? I just really hope each and every resident understand the complete picture, before they make up their minds. I have been over whelmed with the responses to my "Letters", so far, all in support of my words, and not one for the Swap Plan.

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Land swap opponent launches writein campaign for mayor in Berkeley Heights

Mon, 13 Oct 2014 22:31:31 GMT

Art Scholl, who is opposed to the land swap, has decided to run a write-in campaign for mayor in next months election. BERKELELY HEIGHTS - Art Scholl, who lives at 41 Shady Grove Lane, is opposed to the Land Swap and is asking voters who feel the same way to write his name in for mayor on Election Day.

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Hot Rods on Hamilton largest show yet for Berkeley Heights Fire Department

Mon, 13 Oct 2014 03:39:41 GMT

BERKELEY HEIGHTS - Hot Rods on Hamilton, a fund-raiser for the Berkeley Heights Fire Department, drew more than 125 entries on Sunday, Oct. 12. The seventh annual car show was the largest one yet, "It just keeps growing," said Jan Chwiedosiuk, who organized the event. A total of 134 vehicles, from a Bentley to a battered hot rod and a variety of trucks lined both sides of Hamilton Avenue.

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Union County History Comes Alive during Four Centuries in a Weekend Oct. 1819

Sat, 11 Oct 2014 19:51:23 GMT

Union Countys annual public heritage event, "Four Centuries in a Weekend: A Journey through Union Countys History," will take place Saturday, Oct. 18 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 19 from noon to 5 p.m. Sponsored by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, with the cooperation of staff and volunteers at 27 house museums and historic sites, the two-day free event opens the doors to more than 350 years of history throughout the county. "Four Centuries in a Weekend began in 1994 when 16 historic sites and the County of Union organized a special weekend event to tell the story of how Elizabethtown of 1664 evolved into the 21 municipalities of todays Union County.

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Movies at the Mount Is ON For Tonight

Sat, 11 Oct 2014 19:51:22 GMT

The rain is moving out and Mount Carmel Society WILL be having the drive-in movie TONIGHT at Mount Carmel Field. Bringing the fun, classic, American tradition to Berkeley Heights.

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Summit Animal Rescue group holds Pet Adoption Fair in Scotch Plains

Sat, 11 Oct 2014 16:16:49 GMT

Summit Animal Rescue Association today announced the organizations fifth annual Pet Adoption Fair. The purpose of this event is to generate awareness about Summit Animal Rescue Association and to help many homeless animals find loving and caring homes.

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Blimpie of Stirling celebrates 20th anniversary with a price rollback

Fri, 10 Oct 2014 21:45:26 GMT

LONG HILL TOWNSHIP - On Sunday, Oct. 12, Blimbie of Stirling celebrates 20 years of serving its signature sandwiches by rolling back the prices to what they were in 1994. All regular sized subs will be $3.09, large ones will be $5.19.

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Berkeley Heights Rotary provides DVD players for veterans at Lyons

Fri, 10 Oct 2014 17:55:18 GMT

Pictured are Linda Sausville; Tiffany Escott, club president; Mary Ann Cusack; Judy Croneberger; Jim Ramentol; Jessica Wolen, VANJ; Julianne Simmons, club treasurer; Fred DaVeiga; Karen Garubba, VANJ; Bob McManus; Dolores Scott Croneberger; Hal Daume; Gerry Harris; Stephanie Bakos, club secretary; Pam Steiner; Tracy Kreilis. The Rotary Club of Berkeley Heights recently unearthed a unique need among the residents of the New Jersey Veterans Hospital at Lyons.

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Traffic incident reported on Route 78 near Berkeley Heights

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 23:15:51 GMT

Traffic is flowing smoothly through much of Union County this afternoon but a traffic incident has been reported on Route 78, with additional delays on Route 78 and state Route 24. Near Berkeley Heights, a traffic incident has been reported, with additional delays in the westbound lane near New Providence.

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Gordon MacInnes to speak at Summit Old Guard meeting Oct. 28 in New Providence

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 21:04:44 GMT

Gordon MacInnes, President of New Jersey Policy Perspectives, a progressive think tank, will speak to the Old Guard of Summit at its Tuesday, Oct. 28, meeting in New Providence. He will describe "New Jerseys Slide to a Failed State Status."

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Recycle unwanted electronics at ecycling event in New Providence on Oct. 25

Tue, 14 Oct 2014 18:01:18 GMT

The County of Union will sponsor a recycling event for electronic equipment on Saturday, Oct. 25, so Union County residents can get rid of unwanted computers, televisions and other electronic equipment in an environmentally proper manner. The special E-cycling event will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Alcatel-Lucent Technologies facility, 600 Mountain Ave., New Providence.

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Summit Medical Groupx27;s Celebrity Golf Tournament Raises Nearly 200000

Mon, 13 Oct 2014 22:49:45 GMT

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ The Summit Medical Group Foundation held its 2nd Annual Celebrity Golf Tournament on Monday, September 29, at Hamilton Farms Golf Club in Gladstone. Celebrities attending the event were: Bruce Harper, NYJets; Otis Livingston, WCBS-TV Sports Reporter/Announcer; Ken Daneyko, NJ Devils; Ken Dashow, Q104 Radio Personality; Rick Cerone, NY Yankees, and Vini Lopez - Original and former drummer for Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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New Providence Education Foundation Holds Strides4Students 5K and Fun Run

Mon, 13 Oct 2014 00:25:36 GMT

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ Hundreds of New Providence and area residents came out to support the New Providence Education Foundation first annual Strides4Students 5k and Fun Run on Sunday morning. "We want this [event] in perpetuity.

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New Providence Education Foundation Holds First Annual Strides4Students 5k and Fun Run

Mon, 13 Oct 2014 00:25:35 GMT

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ Hundreds of New Providence and area residents came out to support the New Providence Education Foundation first annual Strides4Students 5k and Fun Run on Sunday morning. "We want this [event] in perpetuity.

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TAP into B.I.G. Entrepreneurial Women Series In Step with Virginia Liberato

Sun, 12 Oct 2014 17:20:36 GMT

After working for corporate giants for 20 years, Virginia Liberato decided it was time to put her skills to different use. So she left what could be deemed a "glamorous" business life at Saks 5th Avenue to start a career with a local interior design firm that would allow her to spend more time with her family.

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Hazardous Materials Recycling on Sat Oct. 18

Sat, 11 Oct 2014 23:36:57 GMT

A household special waste collection event will be held Saturday, Oct. 18, so Union County residents can get rid of outdated or unwanted items in an environmentally safe manner. Recyclable items include: This will be the last county-sponsored recycling event of its kind this year.

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The Brooke Healey Foundation to Host Halloween Costume March to Benefit Lucas Reiling

Sat, 11 Oct 2014 16:32:02 GMT

On Sunday, October 26, rain or shine, The Brooke Healey Foundation will be hosting a Halloween Costume Parade at Jaycees Park, at 1400 Springfield Ave., New Providence. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Reiling family of New Providence.

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Atlantic Rehabilitation in New Providence hosts an open house

Sat, 11 Oct 2014 12:56:15 GMT

NEW PROVIDENCE - Atlantic Rehabilitation held an Open House for the public at its new location in New Providence on Thursday, Oct. 9. The rehabilitation facility used to be located at Overlook Medical Center, but had outgrown its facility there according to Joan Yarem, coordinator of physical therapy. This facility is easily accessible, with ample parking and is on the ground floor.

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Sundayx27;s The Day for the New Providence 5K

Fri, 10 Oct 2014 18:12:05 GMT

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Santa Claus Shop in Summit in need of donations

Fri, 10 Oct 2014 06:27:45 GMT

Pictured from left to right are Santa Claus Shop chairs, Sarah Roberts, Amanda Grainger, Lisa Parkes, Stacy OConnor all of Summit. The Santa Claus Shop will open its doors to area families, providing its 47th consecutive year of complimentary holiday shopping.

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New Providence police report charging six people for outstanding warrants

Fri, 10 Oct 2014 02:39:38 GMT

Kathleen F. Walcott-Kull, 70, of Morris Plains, was charged on Sept. 8, for having an outstanding warrant out of Springfield after her vehicle was stopped for failing to observe a traffic signal.

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Employee recognizes Green Dot scam calls New Providence police

Thu, 09 Oct 2014 22:42:24 GMT

NEW PROVIDENCE - On Oct. 3, an employee at a Springfield Avenue business reported someone tried to run a "Green Dot MoneyPak" scam. The employee reported someone calling himself "Tom" contacted the business, identified himself as an employee of JCP&L and said the business was overdue on the power bill.

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Pure Pilates Studio Celebrates 7th Anniversary with Introductory Offer

Thu, 09 Oct 2014 03:46:46 GMT

To celebrate its 7th anniversary, Pure Pilates, a boutique studio located in New Providence, NJ, is offering a special introductory rate. The Studio opened its doors in 2007 and, in honor of that inaugural year, new clients will receive a $20.07 discount off the regular initial consultation fee - a savings of more than 30%.

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Water Main Break Ties Up New Providence Traffic

Wed, 08 Oct 2014 23:59:26 GMT

According to New Providence police, the northbound lane of South Street is closed from Marion Avenue to Westview Avenue due to a large water main break. Vehicles are being detoured onto Marion Avenue to Livingston Avenue to Springfield Avenue.

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Scandinavian Shopping Spree Nov. 22 in New Providence

Wed, 08 Oct 2014 23:59:25 GMT

Norwegian sweaters, Swedish straw horses and other Christmas decorations will sold at Lodge Linnes 36th Annual Scandinavian Import and Gift Sale. Lodge members who will be selling these items are Judy Campbell of New Providence, Joanna Winquist of Springfield, Ginny Rapp of Summit, and Joanne Douds of South Orange.

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