Christmas Concert at Mountain Ridge Bible Chapel

Thu, 02 Dec 2010 21:15:11 GMT

The public is cordially invited to a free Christmas Concert at Mountain Ridge Bible Chapel, 763 Mountain Avenue, Berkeley Heights, this Saturday, December 4, at 7:00 pm.

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Local resident elected District Governor of Rotatry International

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 06:59:47 GMT

Hal Daume, past president of the Rotary Club of Berkeley Heights will assume the volunteer post of Rotary International District Governor for 2015-16. As District Governor, Daume will oversee the community and international service projects of the 40 clubs in Rotary District 7510, which encompasses the New Jersey counties of Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Somerset, and Union.

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SAGE provides meals on wheels errand help

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 03:13:47 GMT

Older adults in the township who have difficulty getting to the grocery store or preparing their own meals can turn to SAGE Eldercare for help. SAGE provides Meals on Wheels as well as grocery shopping and errand services to parts of Union, Essex, and Morris Counties.

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Explosion leaves questions dead mosquito eggs

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 23:06:17 GMT

No people were hurt when a rocket taking supplies to the International Space Station exploded just after launching Tuesday night -- but the mosquito eggs did not survive. Julia Ellis, 13, was across the bay from the launching pad on Wallops Island, Va., less than 2 miles away, watching as the rocket lifted off.

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Petex27;s Place Party Room Open For Catering Needs

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:55:10 GMT

Petes Place Family Restaurant has launched its exclusive event space in their newly renovated downstairs party room that can accommodate seating for 75 people. Extensive renovations transformed the space to meet additional catering and party needs.

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Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence conducts fall food drive

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 07:25:49 GMT

Pictured are cans, jars and boxes of donated food are ready to be sorted and packed at Faith Lutheran for last years Fall Food Drive. Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence, Boy Scout and Cub Scout Troops of New Providence and Berkeley Heights and the Community Service Association of New Providence are again teaming up to conduct a fall food drive for needy families.

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From Deathx27;s Door to Berkeley Heights A mother dogx27;s journey Home for Good

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 03:41:36 GMT

Home for Good Dog Rescues Vet Tech Amy enters the familiar Shelter in South Carolina, from which so many of our dogs have been rescued. Hesitantly, she walks down the rows of packed cages.

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Understanding the Land Swap Just The Facts

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 03:41:35 GMT

Ok, so Im dating myself a little bit, but do you remember the 1976 film Network? Actor Peter Finchs classic line; "Im Mad as hell and Im not going to take this anymore". Well if not, its a classic that won 4 Academy Awards that year.

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Grimlock to a Tyrannosaurus Rex transforming for Halloween is an art

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 23:49:56 GMT

BERKELEY HEIGHTS - Kevin Campos of Berkeley Heights built the ultimate Halloween costume this year for his son Calvin, 11 - Grimlock, the leader of the Dinobots, who actually transforms into a Tyrannosaurus Rex that roars and growls. On Wednesday, Oct. 29, Kevin came home early to take Calvin to a sixth grade Halloween party at Columbia Middle School.

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Teens train in Westfield to be support group facilitators

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:53:16 GMT

Ten teenagers spent Oct. 25 inside at First United Methodist Church in Westfield learning how to be support group facilitators for grieving children. They include in the front row: Briana McGowan, Fanwood; Chelsea Deegan, Berkeley Heights; Katherine McGowan, Fanwood; Madison Hermann, Short Hills; Steven Zucker, Westfield.

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Outstanding warrants lead to charges against four in Watchung

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 20:31:05 GMT

Kenneth L. Johnson, Jr. 34, of Dunellen, was charged following a motor vehicle stop at 10:47 p.m. Oct. 23, on New Providence Road. A random plate inquiry on the car indicated the owner had an expired license.

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High School Rescue Squad Cadet Program On Call For Berkeley Heights Emergency Medical Response

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 16:35:14 GMT

Berkeley Heights squad of 11 teenaged paramedics-in-training, as part of the Berkeley Heights Cadet Emergency Medical Service Program, have proven their heroic passion and commitment towards their lifesaving opportunity. For many high school students, just passing calculus or biology class is a challenge on its own.

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Marax27;s Bakery Scheduled For December Opening In Berkeley Heights

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 05:18:37 GMT

Maras Caf & Bakery, a casual, family-friendly caf will open a franchise at 250 Springfield Avenue in Berkeley Heights. Jackson Liu, the franchise owner, reports interior construction has begun for a December 2014 opening.

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Berkeley Heights DPW We are all proud of our town

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 01:35:25 GMT

The recent article in the Alternative Press, "Vitos View on Redevopment: Let Me Show You My Town", expresses one persons nostalgia of our Towns history, and one persons view for its future. All of us who have either lived, worked, played, or visited here have our own memories of our town, and our own individual visions for its future.

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Glimpse of History Children in costume for a community comedy in Berkeley Heights

Mon, 27 Oct 2014 09:51:13 GMT

BERKELEY HEIGHTS - Members of the cast of "The Magic Sword" posed in costume for this photo in 1921 taken in the Free Acres community in Berkeley Heights. From left are Helen Hicks as the Beautiful Doll, Roxanne Everlin as the Prince/Bear, Katharine Clay as Jumping Jack and Sylvia Schoenfeld as the Doll.

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Trunk or Treat Large Turnout For PBA 144x27;s Halloween Tailgating Event In Berkeley Heights

Sun, 26 Oct 2014 22:18:11 GMT

The Berkeley Heights PBA 144 held its fourth annual Trunk or Treat event for the children of Berkeley Heights on Saturday, Oct. 25, turning the backs of mini vans and sport utility vehicles into the new front porch with dangling spiders and cobwebs. Trunk-or-treating has put a twist on the door-to-door candy-collecting, bringing Halloween from the streets to the safety of the municipal parking lot for the smallest of trick-or-treaters.

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Berkeley Heights Blue Storm U12 Win Spookarama Soccer Tournament

Sun, 26 Oct 2014 18:34:52 GMT

Berkeley Heights Blue Storm U12 won their age group at the 2014 North Brunswick Spookarama soccer tournament on Saturday, Oct. 18. The team dressed up as Pink Panthers and enjoyed the fall weather and festivities. Please pick some towns to customize the content of your e-news updates.

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Berkeley Heights student spaceflight experiment to launch Oct. 27

Sun, 26 Oct 2014 16:41:47 GMT

Pictured is, Pam Wilczynski, Columbia Middle School Science Teacher; Gia LaSalle; Katherine Kapustka; Lilyanna Walsh; Julia Ellis; and Grace Acosta, Columbia Middle School vice principal. Second row: Frank Geiger, Columbia Middle School principal; and Jim Flakker, SSEP local program director.

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Summitx27;s Keneally is Ready to Fight Against Cancer in Haymakers for Hope Nov. 6

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:48:03 GMT

There are many ways to fight cancer and Chris Keneally has been training since July 9 to literally "fight" to defeat cancer. The sales executive from Summit and former New Providence resident is set to get in the ring with attorney Nick Lageman to raise money for cancer research through "Haymakers for Hope.

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Mr. Rays Concert x27;Kids Music That Rocksx27;

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 23:25:10 GMT

Mr. Ray is returning to New Providence with his popular "Kids Music That Rocks" concert, on Thursday, November 6 at 11 a.m. His original songs are about friendly aliens, dinosaurs, zebras, boo-boos and more. His songs contain positive messages of respect for each other and for all living things, presented in an upbeat and fun way.

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St. James Men of Charity Harvest Fest and Micro Brew Tasting This Saturday

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 07:42:41 GMT

The St. James Men of Charity will this Saturday night host their sixth annual Harvest Fest and NJ Micro Brew Tasting fundraiser to support the organizations charitable causes at St. James School in Basking Ridge. Saturday nights event, to begin at 6 p.m., will feature 12 of the finest craft brewers in New Jersey.

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Providence Integrated Health and Fitness Opens in New Providence with 7 Days of Free Classes

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 03:58:18 GMT

Providence! Integrated Health and Fitness is located just above Colorado Ski and Skate at 18 South St. The new center will feature Xtend Barre classes, touted as the Premier Ballet Barre Workout combining Pilates and Dance as well as hot and cold yoga, Gyrotonic and Pilates Personal Training, dance exercise classes, natural weight loss, natural foods cooking classes, physical therapy, accupuncture and a medical massage therapy team. Owners Larry Heisler and Kathy McCready, formerly of Terra Sky Center for Wellness in Summit, are inviting the general public to take seven consecutive days of unlimited group classes free.

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John and Margareth Josa Memorial Service Nov. 8

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:07:41 GMT

A memorial service for John and Margareth Josa will be held on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014, at 11 a.m., at the Summit Unitarian Church, 4 Waldron Avenue. John and Margareth fled Hungary in 1956 and settled in New Providence, N.J., where Margareth ran a preschool, The Josa School, in their home for 47 years.

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New Providence Council Raises Concerns About Offstreet Parking

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 20:10:24 GMT

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ Acting on complaints from residents, New Providence Councilman Jim Madden introduced recommendations to amend an existing ordinance to tighten regulations for off-street parking in residential driveways. Madden said there was too much latitude in the existing ordinance that allows residents to place gravel on their front yards adjacent to an existing driveway.

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Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence conducts fall food drive

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 20:10:23 GMT

Pictured are cans, jars and boxes of donated food are ready to be sorted and packed at Faith Lutheran for last years Fall Food Drive. Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence, Boy Scout and Cub Scout Troops of New Providence and Berkeley Heights and the Community Service Association of New Providence are again teaming up to conduct a fall food drive for needy families.

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Ladies Night Out at AWR Holiday Boutique

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:14:29 GMT

The holiday season is right around the corner, so grab a friend or two and join us for Ladies Night Out at the AWR Holiday Boutique ! This fun-filled event is on Thursday, November 13th from 6:30-10:00 pm at the William Paca Club on First Street in New Providence. With over 20 local vendors under one roof, its the perfect opportunity to get a head start on your holiday shopping, while socializing with friends and supporting the Allen W. Roberts School PTA.

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Chatham Teenager Gonzalez Wins St. Patx27;s 5K Run

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 05:36:45 GMT

Alec Gonzalez , 15, of Chatham won the St. Pats 5K race with a tme of 18:28.71 on Sunday. Gonzalez was followed by Kyle Brogan , who ran 19:02.04, and Chathams Tom Cincotta in 19:36.21.

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Dorothy Qu Giving Back to New Providence High School

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 01:52:24 GMT

The New Providence school district was gifted a painting of the front of the school by current student and New Providence High School Senior, Dorothy Qu. "I really wanted to give back to New Providence for all the opportunities Ive had to represent such a great school," Qu said.

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Friends of the New Providence Memorial Library to host mrRay

Mon, 27 Oct 2014 22:01:17 GMT

The Friends of the New Providence Memorial Library will host a concert by mrRay at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, at the New Providence Municipal Building. NEW PROVIDENCE - The Friends of the New Providence Memorial Library is hosting another special concert by "mrRay" at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 6, one of the days of the annual Teachers Convention.

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SPFHS Marching Band Wins State Title

Sun, 26 Oct 2014 06:08:50 GMT

Scotch Plains Fanwood High School Marching Band retained its State Championship title tonight at the NJ High School Marching Band Competition held at Rutgers tonight, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. SPFHS won for Visuals and Overall Effect.

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Chatham Girls Tennis Edges New Providence 32

Sat, 25 Oct 2014 03:58:11 GMT

Lena Parsch and Olivia OBrien won their singles matches and the tandem of Emily Sroczynski and Laurel Hickey won at first doubles to power Chathams 3-2 girls tennis victory over New Providence on Friday. Chatham won all its matches in straight sets.

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Incidences of Fraud on Rise in New Providence

Sat, 25 Oct 2014 00:01:06 GMT

On 10/06/2014 a resident reported an attempted fraud when she received a phone call from a person who indicated they were from the IRS. The caller, described as a foreign male voice, was attempting to solicit information from the resident.

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:14:08 GMT

Komen North Jersey announced today that , a network of locally owned and operated hyperlocal news sites, has signed on as a major sponsor of the Affiliate for 2014-2015. As a new Affiliate Partner, will expand its support of Komen North Jersey beyond the current level it has been providing specifically for Komen North Jerseys annual Race for the Cure -and be a resource for the Affiliate on a regular, ongoing basis.

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Bail reduced for some alleged Genovese crime family associates

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:59:45 GMT

MORRISTOWN - Bail was reduced for several of the alleged Genovese crime family associates accused of running illegal financial schemes and sports gambling operations, but a Superior Court judge maintained $400,000 bail for alleged "capo" Charles "Chuckie" Tuzzo Thursday. The 80-year-old Tuzzo, however, posted $40,000 with a bail bondsman and was expected to be released later in the evening.

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Summit College Club Seeks Members

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:09:02 GMT

The Summit College Club, a branch of the American Association of University Women, is seeking new members to add to its roster. Enrollment is open to all women and men holding the associate degree or higher; current members come from Union, Essex, Somerset, and Morris Counties in NJ, New York City, and beyond.

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