StarFish Food Pantry Feeds 170 Families

Wed, 24 Nov 2010 06:41:02 GMT

For nearly 40 years, compassionate people from Plainfield and the surrounding area have helped feed the hungry through volunteer work at the StarFish Food Pantry in Plainfield.

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Linde Group lends a hand in historic Deserted Village

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 22:58:36 GMT

The Deserted Village of Feltville is a historic jewel tucked away in Union Countys Watchung Reservation. Earlier this month it received a polish from a hardworking group of volunteers organized by the Linde Group of Berkeley Heights.

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Madison Resident Helps Those In Need In Tennessee

Fri, 24 Jul 2015 17:44:56 GMT

Thirty-one members of Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence - thirteen adults and eighteen college and high school students - spent the week of Sunday, June 29 to Saturday, July 4 helping people of Cosby, an impoverished town in the Appalachian Mountains of Tennessee. This was the eighteenth consecutive year that Faith Lutheran has visited Cosby.

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Local Job Postings For The New ProvidenceBerkeley Heights Area

Wed, 22 Jul 2015 21:26:37 GMT

Here are some hot jobs in the New Providence-Berkeley Heights area. See more jobs or post a listing at our Jobs Board , powered by Simply Hired, or post your own job listing here.

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Union County College Foundation welcomes five new board members

Wed, 22 Jul 2015 15:21:18 GMT

The Union County College Foundation recently welcomed five new community leaders to serve on their Board of Trustees. Union County College Foundation Executive Director Doug Rouse is pleased with the appointments, believing that..." we have five citizen leaders who will bring fresh perspectives to the Trustees in their service to the Foundation and Union County College."

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Check Out The Homes For Sale In The New ProvidenceBerkeley Heights Area

Tue, 21 Jul 2015 18:45:43 GMT

A 2-year-old-girl was killed after the impact of being struck by a mail truck caused her to be tossed from her grandmothers arms. Union County is joining with the Salvation Army Plainfield Corps and other community partners in a special bicycle giveaway and rodeo event.

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Dog of the Week Help Gypsy Find Her Forever Home

Sat, 18 Jul 2015 17:00:00 GMT

Gypsy is a 5 months old Chihuahua. She is a small dog. Gypsy goes to work with her foster mom, happily greeting people with her tail wagging.

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201314 RPSD Teacher Evaluations Released By NJ Doe

Sat, 18 Jul 2015 13:45:18 GMT

On Wednesday, July 15th, the New Jersey Department Of Education released a state-, county-, district-, and school-level database on 2013-14 teacher evaluations. The database is a result of TEACHNJ Act, which stands for "Teacher Effectiveness and Accountability for the Children of New Jersey" Act.

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103yearold grandma dances in Mt. Carmel procession

Fri, 17 Jul 2015 19:08:46 GMT

BERKELEY HEIGHTS - She walks with a cane, but that did not stop 103-year-old Carmela DelDuca from dancing a few steps Thursday morning in the annual procession for the feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. DelDuca waits for this day every year when the procession, put on by the Little Flower Church, passes by her Washington Street home.

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Faith Lutheran in New Providence helps residents of Appalachia in Tennessee

Fri, 17 Jul 2015 14:54:14 GMT

Loading the bus prior to the 13-hour ride to Cosby, Tennessee, are Juli Porto of Berkeley Heights, Lily Delatour of Berkeley Heights, Laura Hays of New Providence and Erika Pedersen of Madison. Thirty-one members of Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence - 13 adults and eighteen college and high school students - spent the week of June 29 to July 4 helping people of Cosby, an impoverished town in the Appalachian Mountains of Tennessee.

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State Releases New Teacher Evaluations How Did New Providence And Berkeley Heights Schools Do

Thu, 16 Jul 2015 18:57:45 GMT

Under a new teacher and administrator evaluation system in the state of New Jersey, educators in the 2013-14 were graded on a scale of four measures. Results were released by the state Wednesday, and in New Providence And Berkeley Heights , the question wasnt whether local teachers performed or were ineffective, rather, how well they performed.

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Family Fun and Flix continues July 21 at Warinanco Park

Wed, 15 Jul 2015 19:13:14 GMT

Family Fun & Flix, a free summer entertainment and film series presented by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, continues Tuesday, July 21, with the presentation of "Dolphin Tale 2" at Warinanco Park, on the border of Elizabeth and Roselle. This showing of "Dolphin Tale 2" is sponsored by Investors Bank.

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Junior Ambassadors will pull dogs from highkill shelters and prepare them for adoption

Tue, 14 Jul 2015 22:15:18 GMT

Nora Brindle will accompany Home for Good Dog Rescue throughout Georgia and South Carolina as part of the organizations Junior Ambassador Program. She and her family have fostered nearly 100 dogs and puppies since 2012.

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Where Can I Find Work In The New ProvidenceBerkeley Heights Area

Tue, 14 Jul 2015 18:05:39 GMT

Here are some hot jobs in the New Providence-Berkeley Heights area. See more jobs or post a listing at our Jobs Board , powered by Simply Hired, or post your own job listing here.

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Check Out The Homes For Sale In The New ProvidenceBerkeley Heights Area

Mon, 13 Jul 2015 21:16:25 GMT

School of Rock Clark will make top pro equipment, new rehearsal/lesson rooms, and lounges available to its seven to 17 year old students. The 33rd annual QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning will be held July 24 to 26 at Solberg Airport in Readington.

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Police chase on Interstate 78 in New Jersey ends with fatal crash police say

Sun, 12 Jul 2015 10:49:59 GMT

New Jersey State Police say troopers attempted to stop a Honda that was driving erratically around 8:45 p.m. Saturday in Berkeley Heights Township. The driver fled, and police followed for about 3 miles before the Honda driver lost control and ran off the road.

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Investigation closes section of I78 in Berkeley Heights

Sun, 12 Jul 2015 02:29:34 GMT

A section of Interstate 78 was closed in Union County for an investigation July 11, 2015, the state DOT said. UNION COUNTY -- All lanes were closed on Interstate 78 westbound while authorities investigated a crash late Saturday, according to the state Department of Transportation.

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How To Find Work In The New ProvidenceBerkeley Heights Area

Wed, 08 Jul 2015 20:54:33 GMT

Here are some hot jobs in the New Providence-Berkeley Heights area. See more jobs or post a listing at our Jobs Board , powered by Simply Hired, or post your own job listing here.

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Linde Group lends a hand in historic Deserted Village

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 21:58:55 GMT

The Deserted Village of Feltville is a historic jewel tucked away in Union Countys Watchung Reservation. Earlier this month it received a polish from a hardworking group of volunteers organized by the Linde Group of Berkeley Heights.

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The Professional Theater at Kean University is subject Summit Old Guard meeting

Sun, 26 Jul 2015 15:17:01 GMT

Christine Whalen, Associate Producer, and Heather Kelley, Director of Audience Services, will make a joint presentation about "Premiere Stages," the professional Equity Theater Company in residence at Kean University. Whalen and Kelley will describe the Premiere Stages initiative with a special focus on Premieres Liberty Live program, a unique partnership with Liberty Hall Museum.

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Local Job Postings For The New ProvidenceBerkeley Heights Area

Wed, 22 Jul 2015 21:37:10 GMT

Here are some hot jobs in the New Providence-Berkeley Heights area. See more jobs or post a listing at our Jobs Board , powered by Simply Hired, or post your own job listing here.

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The Giving Garden at the Warren Arboretum subject of July 26 Summit Old Guard Meeting

Mon, 20 Jul 2015 12:20:29 GMT

Mike Bennett will speak to the Old Guard of Summit at its Tuesday, July 28th meeting. His subject is the "The Wagner Farm Arboretum."

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NJ Sharing Network Foundation annual 5K has raised over 1 million

Sat, 18 Jul 2015 23:59:34 GMT

Thanks to overwhelming support from the community, the NJ Sharing Network Foundations signature event of the year, the Annual 5K Celebration of Life, has raised over $1 million for the first time since its inception in 2011. Thanks to overwhelming support from the community, the NJ Sharing Network Foundations signature event of the year, the Annual 5K Celebration of Life, has raised over $1 million for the first time since its inception in 2011.

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Faith Lutheran in New Providence helps residents of Appalachia in Tennessee

Fri, 17 Jul 2015 14:59:23 GMT

Loading the bus prior to the 13-hour ride to Cosby, Tennessee, are Juli Porto of Berkeley Heights, Lily Delatour of Berkeley Heights, Laura Hays of New Providence and Erika Pedersen of Madison. Thirty-one members of Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence - 13 adults and eighteen college and high school students - spent the week of June 29 to July 4 helping people of Cosby, an impoverished town in the Appalachian Mountains of Tennessee.

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State Releases New Teacher Evaluations How Did New Providence And Berkeley Heights Schools Do

Thu, 16 Jul 2015 19:08:11 GMT

Under a new teacher and administrator evaluation system in the state of New Jersey, educators in the 2013-14 were graded on a scale of four measures. Results were released by the state Wednesday, and in New Providence And Berkeley Heights , the question wasnt whether local teachers performed or were ineffective, rather, how well they performed.

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Arbiters to JIF Pick up cost of driveway suit in Millburn

Thu, 16 Jul 2015 05:57:24 GMT

Describing it as "breaking news," the Township Committee announced July 14 that arbiters examining the costs of litigation over an Old Short Hills Park driveway have ruled in the municipalitys favor. Reading from a prepared statement at the Committee meeting, Mayor Robert Tillotson said the Municipal Excess Liability Joint Insurance Fund, or JIF, has been directed by an arbitration panel to pay Millburn Township $2,268,149.

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Where Can I Find Work In The New ProvidenceBerkeley Heights Area

Tue, 14 Jul 2015 18:35:44 GMT

Here are some hot jobs in the New Providence-Berkeley Heights area. See more jobs or post a listing at our Jobs Board , powered by Simply Hired, or post your own job listing here.

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Internment in a Japanese Concentration Camp during World War II is the subject of Summit Old Guard

Mon, 13 Jul 2015 21:51:43 GMT

Reyer Swaak will speak to the Old Guard of Summit at its Tuesday, July 21, meeting. His subject is his "Experiences in a Japanese Internment Camp During WWII."

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How To Find Work In The New ProvidenceBerkeley Heights Area

Wed, 08 Jul 2015 20:14:07 GMT

Here are some hot jobs in the New Providence-Berkeley Heights area. See more jobs or post a listing at our Jobs Board , powered by Simply Hired, or post your own job listing here.

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N.J. Intergenerational Orchestra welcomes new members

Sat, 04 Jul 2015 12:24:21 GMT

On May 23, talented young people auditioned for the New Providence-based New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra Young Artist Concerto Competition. This year boasted the largest number of talented teens to audition, which was very exciting but made for a challenging judging process.

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