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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Wharton Music Center in Berkeley Heights announces vocal competition winners

Wed, 04 Mar 2015 04:20:25 GMT

Wharton Music Center announces the winners of the second annual Nancy M. Wright Memorial Scholarship Vocal Competition held on Feb. 22 at 60 Locust Ave., Berkeley Heights. The competition showcases vocal talent in the north-central New Jersey region and provides students the opportunity to sing for a distinguished adjudicator in a public performance.

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Snow sleet freezing rain March 3. How was your commute

Wed, 04 Mar 2015 03:15:27 GMT

In New Providence, South Street heading towards Mountain Avenue was pretty jammed up, as everyone seemed to have gotten out of work at about the same time - early, but not early enough to beat everyone else who was leaving early. In Berkeley Heights, Springfield Avenue and Park Avenue were both covered with slush and didnt look like they had been plowed.

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Salesman pleads guilty in blood lab scheme that snared 24 doctors

Tue, 03 Mar 2015 22:56:00 GMT

Michael Zarrelli, a Berkeley Heights salesman, pleaded guilty to his role in a bribery scheme during an appearance today in U.S. District Court in Newark. NEWARK - A Berkeley Heights salesman admitted today that he funneled kickbacks to a doctor to refer more than $400,000 worth of business to a Parsippany blood lab at the center of a sprawling bribery scheme.

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Centenary College alumna lands internship with Atlantic Theater Company

Tue, 03 Mar 2015 18:41:21 GMT

Centenary College 2014 alumna, Alexandra Poage from Berkeley Heights, has recently secured an internship with the prestigious Atlantic Theater Company in New York City starting later this month. Founded by playwright David Mamet and actor William H. Macy, Atlantic Theater Company is most recently known as the launching ground for the Broadway sensation, Spring Awakening, among countless critically acclaimed works.

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Union County 2015 budget has lowest tax hike in years 57 increase for average homeowner

Tue, 03 Mar 2015 13:21:54 GMT

Union County Manager Alfred Faella proposed a $492 million budget that is $10.7 million less than the last budget, but still carries a $57 average tax increase. (NJ Advance Media for NJ.com ELIZABETH - Union County has proposed $492 million budget for fiscal year 2015 that is $10.7 million less than last years budget, but will add about $57 to the average county homeowners tax bill.

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Kent Place Middle and Upper Schools celebrate STEM Week

Mon, 02 Mar 2015 21:33:11 GMT

During the week of Feb. 23-27, Kent Place Middle and Upper Schools in Summit celebrated STEM week. The students participated in hands-on activities and listened to special guest speakers in honor of science, technology, engineering and math.

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Dont park on the streets in Berkeley Heights New Providence

Sun, 01 Mar 2015 22:55:22 GMT

Another two inches of snow has fallen in the Berkeley Heights area today, with between three and six inches expected before the snow finished tonight. (Barbara Rybolt NEW PROVIDENCE - Both the borough and Berkeley Heights Police departments have sent notices asking residents to remove their cars from the street so plows can get through.

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Ordinance on parking pulled from Berkeley Heights agenda

Thu, 26 Feb 2015 18:37:08 GMT

The ordinance to amend parking regulations on streets near Governor Livingston High School was not introduced on Tuesday, Feb. 24. BERKELEY HEIGHTS - The ordinance amending parking regulations in the area of Governor Livingston High School was pulled from the Township Council agenda on Tuesday night. Bobbie Peer reporting in TAP into Berkeley Heights on Thursday, Feb. 26, said the ordinance was pulled because Council President Jeanne Kingsley wasnt present.

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Berkeley Heights Committee to amend parking rules near GL High School

Tue, 24 Feb 2015 23:06:11 GMT

Parking regulations around Governor Livingston High School could change if the Township Committee adopts an ordinance that will be introduced on Feb. 24. BERKELEY HEIGHTS - The Township Committee will introduce an ordinance amending the parking regulations on roads near Governor Livingston High School tonight, Tuesday, Feb. 24. The Township Police Department investigated the issue of parking in the area of the school, especially during significant sporting and other events and a traffic study was conducted by Dynamic Traffic, LLC of the area. That report was issued in June of 2014.

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Bloomfield man charged with DWI more in Berkeley Heights

Mon, 23 Feb 2015 17:54:14 GMT

BERKELEY HEIGHTS - A Bloomfield man was charged with DWI and more following a one-car crash on Mountain Avenue in Berkeley Heights on Tuesday, Feb. 17. When police arrived at the scene of the accident at 10:25 p.m. on Feb. 17, Patrolman Jean-Marie Mocarski spoke with the driver, Michael Joseph, 42, who was not injured in the crash, but who exhibited signs of being under the influence of alcohol. Mocarski conducted an investigation and determined the driver was under the influence of alcohol.

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PARCC test focus of Berkeley Heights school board meeting

Sun, 22 Feb 2015 13:42:00 GMT

BERKELEY HEIGHTS - When the Board of Education met Thursday evening, Feb. 19, a major topic of discussion was the PARCC test, which will be administered this year. PARCC, which stands for "Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers," is a computer-based assessment that will test how students in districts across the state and nation are performing under the Common Core Standards in math and English.

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Residents of Union Somerset counties cope with cold and snow

Sat, 21 Feb 2015 21:53:35 GMT

Cold, ice, snow, freezing rain - its been a brutal winter, so far, but the bad weather doesnt seem to be slowing people down. On Friday, temperatures fell into the single digits, but the sun was out and, for a while, sitting in the sun was possible.

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N.J.s Best Bars Pub love

Sat, 21 Feb 2015 05:19:43 GMT

Alex Rubinstein, owner of Delicious Heights in Berkeley Heights; Dori Baldassarre, owner of Stirling Hotel in Stirling; and Barry ODonovan, owner of Kilkenny House in Cranford, share their thoughts about what their bars mean to them. (Video by Saed Hindash Ask any small business owner what they like about what they do, and theyll have a hundred different answers.

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The 175 martini and ten more ultraexpensive drinks at N.J. bars

Fri, 20 Feb 2015 22:05:36 GMT

The bewitching combination of Hennessya Paradis Cognac, Grand Marnier Cuvee 1880, Moet & Chandon Imperial and edible 23k gold flakes for garnish served in a plaid crystal Tiffany Martini goes for a mere $175. 1. The $200 two-ounce pour of Pappy Van Winkle 15-year Reserve at the Stewed Cow in Hoboken.

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N.J.s best bars The bestnamed cocktail ever and waking up dead in Stirling

Fri, 20 Feb 2015 17:50:40 GMT

The drink is a smooth, sensational combination of Plymouth gin, creme de cassis, lemon juice and simple syrup, topped with a dash of IPA beer. Hey, when you visit -- and survive -- 60 bars in three weeks, you can get a drink named after you, too.

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Prom Fashion Show tonight at Governor Livingston High School

Fri, 20 Feb 2015 13:41:10 GMT

BERKELEY HEIGHTS - Check out the latest prom fashions, shoes, hair styles and jewelry tonight, Friday, Feb. 20, at the annual Governor Livingston High School Prom Fashion Show. The doors open at 6:30 p.m., so everyone will have a chance to check out the baskets before the auction or buy some baked goods.

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Chatham Education Foundations Taste of Chatham is Feb. 27

Thu, 19 Feb 2015 16:48:13 GMT

The Chatham Education Foundation, chathamedfoundation.org , the leading provider of private funding to the School District of the Chathams, is hosting its 14th Annual "Taste of Chatham" to celebrate excellence in education on Friday, Feb. 27, at the Fairmount Country Club in Chatham. The event begins at 7 p.m. The "Taste of Chatham" will feature delicious food and wine from favorite vendors in the area, including River Grille, Pascarella Brothers, Fairmount Country Store, Woodland Bakery, and Main Street Wine Cellars, among others.

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Wharton Music Center in Berkeley Heights announces vocal competition winners

Wed, 04 Mar 2015 04:45:30 GMT

Wharton Music Center announces the winners of the second annual Nancy M. Wright Memorial Scholarship Vocal Competition held on Feb. 22 at 60 Locust Ave., Berkeley Heights. The competition showcases vocal talent in the north-central New Jersey region and provides students the opportunity to sing for a distinguished adjudicator in a public performance.

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Schism in Presbyterian Church hits local church

Tue, 03 Mar 2015 15:16:49 GMT

NEW PROVIDENCE - Members of the Presbyterian Church of New Providence face a big decision in the coming months - whether to leave their current denomination or join another one. Currently and historically the church is a member of the Presbyterian Church, U.S.A. The leaders of the local church, called the session, have for the last two years been working and praying over whether to leave their current denomination and join a new group, ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians, said Presbyterian Church of New Providence Senior Pastor Jeff Ebert.

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Dont park on the streets in Berkeley Heights New Providence

Sun, 01 Mar 2015 23:15:38 GMT

Another two inches of snow has fallen in the Berkeley Heights area today, with between three and six inches expected before the snow finished tonight. (Barbara Rybolt NEW PROVIDENCE - Both the borough and Berkeley Heights Police departments have sent notices asking residents to remove their cars from the street so plows can get through.

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New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra to hold open house rehearsals in New Providence

Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:02:31 GMT

Musicians of all ages play side-by-side in NJIO. Musicians are invited to play with New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra on March 5 or 12. The public is always welcome to join one or all of our orchestras during the open house rehearsals.

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Wharton Music Centers 2015 Gala features violinist Yevgeny Kutik

Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:19:18 GMT

Wharton Music Center celebrates its 2015 Playathon Music Fest Gala and Concert on Saturday, March 7, at the New Jersey Youth Symphony located at 570 Central Ave. in New Providence. Guest artist is violinist Yevgeny Kutik.

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Summit Old Guard welcomes Dr. Joachim Messing on Feb. 10 in New Providence

Wed, 25 Feb 2015 20:09:40 GMT

Dr. Joachim Messing, director of the Waksman Institute of Microbiology, Rutgers University, will speak to the Old Guard of Summit at its Tuesday, March 10, meeting in New Providence. Dr. Joachim Messing, director of the Waksman Institute of Microbiology, Rutgers University, will speak to the Old Guard of Summit at its Tuesday, March 10, meeting in New Providence.

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Linden joins opposition to Pilgrim Pipeline

Wed, 25 Feb 2015 00:26:25 GMT

Linden joins opposition to proposed Pilgrim Pipeline Linden becomes latest municipality to adopt a resolution opposing Pilgrim East Pipeline Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1EO3okr The city has joined 30 other New Jersey municipalities in opposition to the proposed Pilgrim Pipeline that would carry oil from upstate New York to a refinery here and then back to Albany. The Linden City Council voted last week to adopt a resolution opposing the dual pipeline that would cross five New Jersey counties.

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POLL Wheres the Best Place to Go Sledding In Union County

Sun, 22 Feb 2015 15:27:01 GMT

Another bout of snow and sleet hit New Providence and Berkeley Heights this weekend, covering the county with inches of ice and snow. Looking to catch the last of the snow before it melts away? Five parks in Union County offer perfect conditions for a fun day of sledding, while three parks offer cross-country skiing opportunities.

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Residents of Union Somerset counties cope with cold and snow

Sat, 21 Feb 2015 21:58:51 GMT

Cold, ice, snow, freezing rain - its been a brutal winter, so far, but the bad weather doesnt seem to be slowing people down. On Friday, temperatures fell into the single digits, but the sun was out and, for a while, sitting in the sun was possible.

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HourByHour Fierce Winds Ice Snow to Wallop New Providence Berkeley Heights

Fri, 20 Feb 2015 01:02:40 GMT

New Providence and Berkeley Heights will face another bout of fierce winter weather this weekend, as a storm carrying more snow, ice, and rain travels to New Jersey and Pennsylvania, forecasters predict. The National Weather Service has issued two alerts, including a "Wind Chill Advisory," saying wind chill temperatures will drop to as low as 10 below Thursday night and Friday morning, and gusts will move up to 30 mph.

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New Providence Field renovation wins Municipal Project of the Year award

Thu, 19 Feb 2015 21:53:02 GMT

Celebrating the award earned for Hillview Field in New Providence are, from left, Union County Kids Recreation Trust Fund Grant Administrator Vicki Durbin-Drake, Borough Councilmen Robert Munoz, Robert Robinson, former Mayor J. Brooke Hern, Freeholder Vernel Wright, Borough Engineer Andrew Hipolit, President of the NJ Society of Municipal Engineers Al Yodakis, Borough Councilman James Madden and Borough Administrator Douglas Marvin. NEW PROVIDENCE - The New Jersey Society of Municipal Engineers selected the New Providence Hillview Field Improvement Project as project of the year for 2014.

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Murray Hill Health and Racquet Club hosts Cardio for a Cause March 6

Thu, 19 Feb 2015 20:48:09 GMT

Murray Hill Health & Racquet Club in New Providence will be hosting Cardio for a Cause--a 90-minute cardio event to benefit the Elizabeth Coalition for the homeless in Union County on March 6. The fun begins at 6:30 p.m. and will feature three different instructors leading participants in a grueling cardio workout. A DJ will provide the entertainment and refreshments will be served.

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Mayo Performing Arts Center topic of Summit Old Guard March 3 meeting

Thu, 19 Feb 2015 16:43:39 GMT

Ed Kirchdoerffer, General Manager of the Mayo Performing Arts Center in Morristown, will speak to the Old Guard of Summit at its Tuesday, March 3, meeting. Ed Kirchdoerffer, General Manager of the Mayo Performing Arts Center in Morristown, will speak to the Old Guard of Summit at its Tuesday, March 3, meeting.

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Lenten Services Bible Study Begins at Faith Lutheran Church

Wed, 18 Feb 2015 23:55:03 GMT

On Ash Wednesday, Feb. 18, Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence will begin the Lenten Season, a period of repentance and renewal, with three Eucharistic Services. A Spoken Eucharist with the optional Imposition of Ashes, will occur at 6:45 am and again at 12:15 pm.

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New Jersey Youth Symphony announces Bring a Buddy Week March 1519

Wed, 18 Feb 2015 06:01:49 GMT

The New Jersey Youth Symphony invites students in grades 3-11 to attend five days of rehearsals during its annual Bring A Buddy Week March 15-19 at 570 Central Ave. in New Providence. Students are encouraged to bring their instrument and sit in on the first half of a rehearsal with the ensemble of their choice.

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Snow Piles Up In New Providence Freezing Temperatures Continue to Sink

Tue, 17 Feb 2015 22:34:42 GMT

If its not the ever-growing piles of snow, its the unbearable temperatures. And recently its been a relentless combination of both.

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Snow cold temperatures make Feb. 17 2015 a day to forget

Tue, 17 Feb 2015 18:30:05 GMT

It may look warm out, but the temperature is still below 20 degrees in Summit, New Providence and Berkeley Heights. The only one who looked like he loved the snow today was a huge, fluffy Australian Labradoodle playing in the snow with his owner in Summit.

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