New Jerseys Daily Hyperlocal Newspaper New Providence Business Gives Warmth To Local Organization In Newark

Fri, 03 Dec 2010 04:34:32 GMT

As the temperature begins to drop and we prepare for the holidays, local business owner, Joe Savino of Adams Fine Clothing in New Providence invites residents to donate gently used winter coats to Integrity House, a substance abuse treatment center in Newark.

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Berkeley Heights School District announces Educators of the Year

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 22:09:27 GMT

Judith A. Rattner, Superintendent of Schools of the Berkeley Heights School District, has announced the names of the Berkeley Heights staff members who have been chosen as the "Educator of the Year" in their respective schools for the 2014-2015 school year.

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IRS phone scam bilks Berkeley Heights man out of 5000

Wed, 15 Apr 2015 21:33:41 GMT

BERKELEY HEIGHTS - Think youre too smart to fall for a scam, especially one involving the IRS? You might reconsider that. The Inspector General for Tax Administration reports that as of April 2, there have been more than 400,000 reports of contacts since October 2013, and he is aware of 3,300 victims who have reported $17 million in losses as a result of the scam.

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New Providence Berkeley Heights Garwood Summit Union County NJ Divorce Child Emancipation Mediator

Wed, 15 Apr 2015 21:33:40 GMT

This 20 year-old New Jersey daughter failed to rebut the presumption of her emancipation. She voluntary left her mothers home at the age of 20 to live with her biological father.

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Berkeley Heights Board of Education seat available

Wed, 15 Apr 2015 21:33:39 GMT

The Board of Education has announced that there is a seat available on the Board that will expire on Dec. 31. Residents who may wish to serve the remainder of the term are invited to apply in writing to be considered for the appointment. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age and have resided in the township for a year or more.

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Berkeley Heights Fire Department saves day after beer blast

Sat, 11 Apr 2015 23:11:49 GMT

BERKELEY HEIGHTS - Trap Rock Restaurant and Brewery on Springfield Avenue was closed for lunch today after a fermenter became over-pressurized, blew out a door on the tank, damaged a gas line and knocked a hole in the outside wall. About 7:45 this morning someone noticed bricks lying in the parking lot of restaurant and called police dispatch to report a possible building collapse.

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Have a used bike or sewing machine you dont need Bring it to Governor Livingston High

Sat, 11 Apr 2015 22:11:57 GMT

BERKELEY HEIGHTS - Bikes and used sewing machines continue to arrive at the Pedals for Progress drive at Governor Livingston High School, 175 Watchung Ave., today, Saturday, April 11. The drive, which is being run by the Student Auxiliary, goes until 3 p.m. in the schools parking lot.

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Business notes Haven Banks OShea wins ForreyGallman Award

Fri, 10 Apr 2015 11:18:16 GMT

The New Jersey Bankers Association has selected Mortimer OShea, a director of Hoboken-based Haven Savings Bank, to receive its prestigious Forrey-Gallman Award for 2015. The award will be presented on May 30 during the Second General Session of the 111th NJBA Annual Conference in Nashville, Tennessee.

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TryCAN Collaboration accepts Public Service Award

Thu, 09 Apr 2015 15:34:23 GMT

The TryCAN Collaboration recently accepted the Public Service Award from the Suburban Chamber of Commerce to recognize and honor its exceptional efforts in providing programming to special needs youth and their families throughout the local community. Accepting the Public Service Award on behalf of TryCAN, was Kevin Taylor, coordinator of the Summit TryCAN program.

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Have an unused bike working sewing machine Donate it at GL High School

Mon, 06 Apr 2015 22:39:06 GMT

BERKELEY HEIGHTS - The student auxiliary at Governor Livingston High School is holding a Used Bike Drive on Saturday, April 11, at the school. Adult and childrens bicycles are being collected to be sent to Nicaragua, Ghana, Moldova, Uganda and Guatemala.

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Berkeley Heights seniors plan day trip to Resorts Casino April 20

Sat, 04 Apr 2015 19:09:08 GMT

The Senior Citizens of Berkeley Heights have planned a day trip to Resorts Casino in Atlantic City on Monday, April 20. The bus leaves from the parking lot of The Church of the Little Flower in Berkeley Heights at 8:30 a.m. and returns at approximately 7:30 p.m.

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Dog of the Week Help Sam Find his Forever Home

Fri, 03 Apr 2015 01:36:12 GMT

Sam is a 1-1/2 year old Basset Hound - Shepherd mix looking for his forever home. He had a very rough start in life.

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Wharton Music Center presents Meet the OrchestraPercussion

Thu, 02 Apr 2015 21:11:37 GMT

Wharton Music Center continues its Meet the Orchestra Series focusing on the percussion family on Sunday, April 19, at 3 p.m. at 60 Locust Ave. in Berkeley Heights. Pictured is Wharton Music Center faculty member Adrienne Ostrander.

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Mortimer OShea of Summit to receive ForreyGallman Award

Thu, 02 Apr 2015 05:32:40 GMT

The New Jersey Bankers Association has selected Mortimer OShea of Summit, a director of Hoboken-based Haven Savings Bank, to receive its prestigious Forrey-Gallman Award for 2015. The New Jersey Bankers Association has selected Mortimer OShea of Summit, a director of Hoboken-based Haven Savings Bank, to receive its prestigious Forrey-Gallman Award for 2015.

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Roman Catholic Lutheran dialogue at Little Flower on March 30

Thu, 02 Apr 2015 01:23:09 GMT

Members of the Little Flower Roman Catholic Church of Berkeley Heights and the Faith Lutheran Church of New Providence conducted a dialogue among each other at Little Flower on March 30. Pictured is, Rev. Andy Prachar of Little Flower, Rev.

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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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Holocaust Survivors Speak in North Caldwell

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 23:50:15 GMT

This sentiment from philosopher George Santayana was a central theme of special assemblies at West Essex Middle School in North Caldwell on March 23, when several Holocaust survivors imparted firsthand experiences and lessons to students. Presenters included Fred Heyman of Morris Township - who witnessed his school and synagogue burn down - Vera Chapman of Verona - who fled Austria with her family after Adolf Hitler rose to power - and NJIT Engineering Professor Peter E. Engler of Berkeley Heights.

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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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Summit College Club book sale funds college scholarships

Fri, 10 Apr 2015 07:38:46 GMT

NEW PROVIDENCE - The annual Summit College Club Book Sale will take place from Tuesday, April 21 through April 26 at the American Legion Post #433, 357 Elkwood Ave. in New Providence. The building is next to the library.

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Samis offers creative fare from both land and sea

Thu, 09 Apr 2015 23:09:39 GMT

Samis Land and Sea does not mean Samis Surf and Turf; at least, not the way it might be interpreted at first glance. The dinner menu isnt a Noahs ark two-by-two pairing of, say, strip steak with salmon, or filet mignon with rainbow trout.

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TryCAN Collaboration accepts Public Service Award

Thu, 09 Apr 2015 18:59:13 GMT

The TryCAN Collaboration recently accepted the Public Service Award from the Suburban Chamber of Commerce to recognize and honor its exceptional efforts in providing programming to special needs youth and their families throughout the local community. Accepting the Public Service Award on behalf of TryCAN, was Kevin Taylor, coordinator of the Summit TryCAN program.

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N.J. Nobel Prize winners celebrated with acrobatics firedancing at Bell Labs

Thu, 09 Apr 2015 14:49:45 GMT

Eric Betzigs 2014 Nobel Prize in chemistry came years after he reached two dead ends in his professional life, the first after quitting Bell Labs in 1994, burnt out with his research. Betzig eventually came up with a backup plan, going to work for his dads machine tool company in Michagan.

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Chatham Fire Department responds to 357 calls during 2014

Thu, 09 Apr 2015 03:10:55 GMT

The Chatham Borough Volunteer Fire Department responded to 357 calls during 2014, an increase of 41 calls from the prior year, Chief Doug Allan stated in his annual report to the Borough Council. The 53 members of the Department contributed 4,581 man hours of service to the community during 2014.

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New Providence Teen Facing Drug Charges

Wed, 08 Apr 2015 23:06:34 GMT

Police in New Providence found four people in Oakwood Park after hours, one of which was a juvenile, and charged one with drug possession, authorities said. Michael Browe, 18, of New Providence, was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance and possession of drug paraphernalia following an investigation of people in the park after hours, according to a report from NJ.com.

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New Providence Police Succesfully Deploy Naloxone

Tue, 07 Apr 2015 21:12:39 GMT

New Providence Police officers administered Naloxone, also known as Narcane , over the weekend, saving the life of a borough man. Officers responded to a residence in the Murray Hill section of New Providence shortly at 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 4, after receiving a report of an unresponsive man lying on the floor of his bathroom, according to a report from NJ.com.

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Driving without a license leads to charges in New Providence

Tue, 07 Apr 2015 21:12:38 GMT

NEW PROVIDENCE - Two different motor vehicle stops resulted in charges for two men after police discovered each was driving without a valid drivers license. On April 3, Corporal Steven Opalewski stopped Daquan Thomas, 24, of Trenton, on South Street for having an expired registration.

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More QAs About 529 College Plans

Tue, 07 Apr 2015 04:38:49 GMT

As with most tax perks, rules for "529" college-savings plans get complex quickly, and the answer to one question leads to more. In our Q&A in March , readers asked whether computers are a qualified expense , and whether the total 529 distribution is subject to the ban on double-dipping on tax benefits .

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Cronhs Colitis Foundation names New Providence teen Honored Hero

Sat, 04 Apr 2015 19:39:08 GMT

Derek Estrada, 13, of New Providence has been named the Honored Hero of the 2015 Liberty State Park Take Steps for Crohns and Colitis Walk that will take part on June 14. NEW PROVIDENCE -- Derek Estrada, 13, continues to do what he likes to do best, cheer up children who are in the hospital and, when given the chance, educate people about Ulcerative Colitis. Its something he knows a lot about despite his young age.

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New Providence Ranked in 10 Best Towns for Families in State

Fri, 03 Apr 2015 18:26:40 GMT

Out of more than 500 municipalities listed, New Providence was ranked as the 8th best town for families in the state of New Jersey by New Jersey Family Magazine. Berkeley Heights cracked the top 100 of the list, being ranked 63rd by the magazine.

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Roman Catholic Lutheran dialogue at Little Flower on March 30

Thu, 02 Apr 2015 00:28:49 GMT

Members of the Little Flower Roman Catholic Church of Berkeley Heights and the Faith Lutheran Church of New Providence conducted a dialogue among each other at Little Flower on March 30. Pictured is, Rev. Andy Prachar of Little Flower, Rev.

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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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