Art and science

Tue, 23 Nov 2010 14:42:00 GMT

When I first heard about Active Release Technique, or ART, I thought it was something associated with yoga - a way to harness the positive energy flowing throughout the body and expunge the negative energy.

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Meeting Unique Planning Needs of Female Investors

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 05:25:51 GMT

Women typically live longer than men, often have less saved for retirement and interact differently with financial planners, says Eve Kaplan of Kaplan Financial Advisors in Berkeley Heights, N.J. Unfortunately, some are also unprepared for the death of a spouse, she says. "Meeting Unique Planning Needs of Female Investors" is categorized as "life and leisure".

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Bank checking account fees hit record highs

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 01:45:55 GMT

You can qualify for free checking if you meet certain requirements, but there are plenty of opportunities to be hit with fees. Stricter regulation has forced many banks to reduce the number of checking account charges, but new research shows the fees that do remain have reached record highs.

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Larger Number of Volunteers Turn Out For Annual Berkeley Heights Cleanup Day

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:00:17 GMT

Residents and organizations gathered Saturday morning to clean up public areas in Berkeley Heights for the Berkeley Heights Clean Communities Clean-Up Day sponsored by the Suburban Chamber of Commerce. In orange shirts, volunteers met outside of the municipal building to be assigned their territory to pick-up.

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High school ministry inspiration for summer ministry for collegeaged students

Sun, 28 Sep 2014 14:11:18 GMT

NEW PROVIDENCE - Last spring, Christiana Gellert was thinking about the upcoming summer break when she found herself wondering if there was a place for a summer ministry for college-aged parishioners at Our Lady of Peace. "I was looking for a way to maintain connections with my parish and hometown friends while giving back to the community," she said.

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Are You Prepared Small Items Can Make A Huge Difference During A Disaster

Sun, 28 Sep 2014 00:47:07 GMT

September is National Preparedness Month, are you more prepared for the next disaster? The fact is, disasters can happen anywhere, at anytime - its not too late to get the items you need so your family will be prepared for the next storm or disaster. "Setting aside an hour or so can make big changes in how you and your family weather the next storm.

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Dog of the Week Help Lenny Find his Forever Home

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 23:51:04 GMT

Lenny is a 9 month old Australian Shepherd mix. He is very loyal and enjoys being by ones side when he is not playing with his friends.

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Crowds at Land Swap hearings prompt move to Governor Livingston High School

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 19:59:20 GMT

BERKELEY HEIGHTS - Because of anticipated crowds, the council will hold the next two public hearings on the proposed land swap between the township and Little Flower Church at 7 p.m. on Mondays Sept. 29 and Oct. 6, at Governor Livingston High School, 175 Watchung Blvd., in the auditorium.

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Katelyn Minitelli of Berkeley Heights Inducted into Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 16:02:55 GMT

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi is pleased to announce that Katelyn Minitelli of Berkeley Heights, N.J., was recently initiated into Phi Kappa Phi, the nations oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Minitelli is pursuing a degree in Business at Kean University.

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Kyle Kramer Survived Cancer Through Determination He Continues To...

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 12:08:25 GMT

The Seventh Annual Mets vs Yankees Baseball game in honor or Kyle Kramer was held on Sunday, Sept. 21. "We, as a group, decided when Kyle got sick back when he was in fifth grade, that we would continue to keep Kyle in our thoughts and play this Kyle Kramer fundraiser baseball game every year until Kyle was back to his normal self.

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Community Concert Series Oct. 5 at Wharton Music Center in Berkeley Heights

Thu, 25 Sep 2014 21:01:46 GMT

Wharton Music Center continues its Community Concert Series on Sunday, Oct. 5 at 3 p.m., at 60 Locust Ave. in Berkeley Heights. Kristen Wuest, flute, Kevin Dayton, clarinet, and Jee-Hoon Krska, piano present Modern Wildflowers: An Afternoon of Twentieth Century Works for Flute, Clarinet, and Piano.

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Wanda Rowinski Turns 100 Today

Thu, 25 Sep 2014 17:05:23 GMT

Wanda Rowinski celebrated her 100th year-young birthday at the Berkeley Heights Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, on Wednesday, Sept. 24. A celebration was planned to welcome Wanda to the centenarian club.

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Hidden Jersey Were off to see ... Free Acres

Thu, 25 Sep 2014 13:11:09 GMT

Free Acres keeps such a low profile, its doubtful most residents of Union and Somerset counties, which it straddles, have even heard of, much less visited, it. The nearly 75-acre community, founded in 1910, is part of Berkeley Heights and Watchung, but it largely runs itself.

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Conceptual Library Design Plans Unveiled At Public Hearing

Wed, 24 Sep 2014 17:56:17 GMT

Anthony Iovino of Arcari & Iovino [working along with GRA Architects] displayed a conceptual floor plan design of the proposed "new" library space at Mondays scheduled public hearing. The bottom floor of the Little Flower school is a "perfect fit" for an "ideal library", said Iovino.

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Movies at the Mount Drivein Movie Coming to Berkeley Heights Oct. 11

Sun, 21 Sep 2014 18:16:01 GMT

Mount Carmel Society is bringing a fun, classic, American tradition to Berkeley Heights with Movies at the Mount . The drive-in movie event will be held on Saturday, Oct. 11 showing a double feature of "Hotel Transylvania" starting promptly at 6:30 p.m. and "Ghostbusters" starting promptly at 9:30 p.m. .

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Bill Cassano Steps Up As Writein Candidate for Board of Education Seat

Sun, 21 Sep 2014 04:08:03 GMT

Bill Cassano is asking residents of Berkeley Heights to consider him as a write-in candidate for the Board of Education in the Nov. 4, 2014 election. There are two available seats in the Board of Education.

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Lori Cicali through the Allstate Foundation Raises Awareness To...

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:18:39 GMT

The Purple Purse challenge was created by The Allstate Foundation in order to urge people to openly talk about domestic violence, according to the Purple Purse Allstate Foundation. The Allstate Foundation is taking action to not only spread awareness about this important issue, but also to directly empower those touched by domestic and economic abuse.

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Fall Winery Experience Painting and Wine Tasting at Four Sisters Winery

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:08:44 GMT

Roll up your sleeves, pick up a paint brush, and create your own foliage scene with Four Sisters Winery as your backdrop. Kaylas Creative Art Studio of Berkeley Heights has partnered with Four Sisters Winery to take the "Paint and Sip" studio on an excursion to combine fall foliage, an award winning winery, and the unique "Paint and Sip" experience on Sunday, October 19 from 12 noon to 3 p.m at Four Sisters Winery located at 783 North Bridgeville Road, Belvidere, NJ.

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Health and Wellness Panel Discussion in Summit for women entrepreneurs

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:17:26 GMT

A Health and Wellness Panel Discussion for Women Entrepreneurs will be held Oct. 2 from 10-11:30 a.m. at Twin Maples in Summit, for B.I.G. members and guests. Have you ever thought about writing a "healthy" cookbook? Or explored the possibility of getting a yoga/pilates certification? What about consulting or teaching about healthy lifestyles? Or working in the medical field? The possibilities for a career in the health and wellness industry are limitless.

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Hedy Tukey comes to New Providence to talk about running an opera company

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 03:51:12 GMT

Hedy Tukey, president of SRO, The State Repertory Opera of New Jersey, will speak at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 7 at the New Providence Public Library. Her talk, "Confessions of a Passionate Opera Practitioner," is free, and all are invited.

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Lincoln Field in New Providence to close for renovations

Sat, 27 Sep 2014 00:09:28 GMT

Lincoln Field will be closed beginning Sept. 29. The field will be renovated over the next 60 days, if weather cooperates, and is expected to be ready to re-open in the spring.

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Oak Knoll School celebrates first Mass of the new school year

Thu, 25 Sep 2014 05:52:00 GMT

The Most Rev. Bernard A. Hebda, Coadjutor Archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark, gets some help at mass from Dominik Tasse, a fifth-grader from New Providence.

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Jazz Violinist Christian Howes to Perform Sept. 2930 at Paterson Music Project

Thu, 25 Sep 2014 02:04:00 GMT

On Sept. 29 and 30, one of the worlds most acclaimed jazz violinists, Christian Howes, will be traveling to the Paterson Music Project in Paterson and the New Jersey Youth Symphony in New Providence to introduce string students to a blend of contemporary music, modern technology and improvisation.

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New Providence Lincoln Field Construction to Begin

Wed, 24 Sep 2014 22:14:51 GMT

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ Major improvements to Lincoln Field that include a sodded field large enough to accommodate soccer, lacrosse and football will begin in before the end of this month, Councilman Jim Madden said. New drainage and irrigation systems will be installed and an existing childrens playground will be expanded and moved to a safer location.

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Lassus Wherley Urges Wariness of Identity Theft

Wed, 24 Sep 2014 14:14:20 GMT

The recent issues experienced at Home Depot and the data breach reported by Target last December remind us that we need to pay attention to what is happening with our personal information. Here are some of the things we all need to pay attention to regarding protecting ourselves from identity theft.

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New Providence Farmerx27;s Market Schedules Fall Childrenx27;s Activities and Entertainment

Wed, 24 Sep 2014 10:24:29 GMT

The New Providence Business Community will host the 2014 Farmers Market every Wednesday through Nov. 5. The market hours are noon to 6 pm at the New Providence Presbyterian Church on Springfield Avenue, just west of South Street, rain or shine. The Farmers Market will be hosting Fall Childrens Activities and Entertainment.

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A Round for Autism

Tue, 23 Sep 2014 19:06:41 GMT

The Autism Foundation of New Jersey is currently supporting The Morris-Union Jointure Commission Board of Education, who in partnership with Our House, has opened a program for adults with autism who are over 21 years of age at the Developmental Learning Center New Providence location. The adults in this program have programs tailored to their needs which feature life skills, recreation, and volunteer services to the community.

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New Providence Farmerx27;s Market to Host Fall Childrenx27;s Activities and Entertainment

Sun, 21 Sep 2014 11:32:13 GMT

The New Providence Business Community will host the 2014 Farmers Market every Wednesday through Nov. 5. The market hours are noon to 6 pm at the New Providence Presbyterian Church on Springfield Avenue, just west of South Street, rain or shine. The Farmers Market will be hosting Fall Childrens Activities and Entertainment.

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Summit Parents Concerned About Using Schools as Polling Places

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:08:07 GMT

We thought the public should know about a very serious safety concern presently under debate in Summit. Concerned Parents of Summit has been circulating a petition to remove schools as polling venues and has contacted the Common Council to get on their agenda to discuss resolving the matter as soon as possible.

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TAP into Millburn Franchise Now Available

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 00:23:19 GMT

The TAP into Millburn franchise, your objective, online local newspaper, is now available. The site already receives thousands of pageviews per month and has a strong advertising base.

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Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence conducts successful ministry fair

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:22:43 GMT

Learning about the New Providence Crop Walk at Faith Lutherans Ministry Fair are, Kelsey OConnor of Fanwood, Josie Kwan and Jackie Spero, both of Berkeley Heights. On Sunday, Sept.

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Berkeley Heights Relay for Life KickOff Rally To Finish the Fight

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:17:26 GMT

Relay for Life of Berkeley Heights, Mountainside, New Providence and Summit held their Relay for Life kick off rally for all that are interested in joining the leadership team and learn more about the partnership between the American Cancer Society and Stand Up 2 Cancer. "The American Cancer Society realizes that this isnt a fight we can win alone," said event chair Linda Weber.

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NJBIZ Honors Chadderdon W. OBrien as One of New Jerseys 2014 Forty Under 40

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 22:39:56 GMT

Chadderdon W. OBrien, CFP, FRM, Financial Planner, has been named a winner in the 2014 NJBIZ Forty Under 40 awards program. The award program, produced by NJBIZ , New Jerseys premier business news publication, is sponsored by Stark & Stark, First Bank and NJIT.

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New Providence High School Athletic Booster Club Clothing Drive Mum Sale

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:23:41 GMT

Boro Gardens 232 South Street, New Providence, NJ Please help support NPHS athletes by donating clean, wearable clothes, coats, shoes, belts, purses, hats, gloves, tablecloths, sheets, towels, books, stuffed animals & small toys. No Pillows or Blankets All donations must be in plastic bags.

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Walter Pardo Franchises TAP into Basking Ridge

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:12:56 GMT is pleased to announce the launch of its site for Basking Ridge, New Jersey , franchised by Walter "Wally" Pardo. Walter and his family have spent almost two decades as residents of Basking Ridge.

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