Faith Lutheran Leads Christmas Carol Sing at Broadway House

Tue, 07 Dec 2010 13:48:51 GMT

On Sunday afternoon, December 12, members of Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence will visit Broadway House in Newark to sing Christmas carols and holiday songs with the residents.

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Berkeley Heights resident publishes book of popular phrases

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 04:08:24 GMT

How many ways can you say "Hurry"? Under that category, Richard A. Delias just-published tome, "Would You Mind Repeating That?" lists no fewer than 103 idioms that connote or urge haste, from the classic "get a move on," "step on it" and "shake a leg" to more colorful variants like "hell-bent for leather," "put the pedal to the

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South Plainfield Music Students Perform in Holiday Events Around the Region

Tue, 16 Dec 2014 08:25:18 GMT

Percussion Students from the South Plainfield Middle School Music department had the honor of performing with the Holiday Percussion Ensemble on December 6th and December 13th. Robert Lenau and Shivam Khandelwal performed with over 30 percussion teachers, students, and Grammy Nominee Jason "Mallet Man" Taylor at the East Brunswick Mall and the Woodbridge Mall.

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Sale of Runnells Is Finalized Generates Estimated 500000 In Property Taxes To Berkeley Heights

Tue, 16 Dec 2014 04:15:42 GMT

The sale of Runnells Specialized Hospital was finalized according to a press release issued by Union County on Monday, Dec. 15. The sale will generate an estimated $500,000 in new property taxes for Berkeley Heights in this $26 million cash transaction. The sale of Runnells to Center Management Group in Flushing, NY will save the County as much as $52 million over the next five years.

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Berkeley Heights Police Blotter

Mon, 15 Dec 2014 23:56:15 GMT

WARRANT ARREST: On December 10, 2014 at 10:33 a.m., Ptl. Frank Mea conducted a motor vehicle stop on Springfield Ave. Ptl.

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Little Flower Church plans Christmas Pageant Christmas Eve afternoon

Mon, 15 Dec 2014 20:41:27 GMT

BERKELEY HEIGHTS - The Living Nativity at Little Flower Church on Dec. 7 was just one of the special events being planned this year by the church. Next comes a Christmas Pageant which will be held at 3:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 24, at the Upper Church, 110 Roosevelt Ave. More than 90 children have signed up to participate, theres a new script for the pageant and, for the first time ever, its being performed on Christmas Eve.

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Berkeley Heights Girl Scouts Collect Coats At Annual Mitten Tree Ceremony

Mon, 15 Dec 2014 10:17:04 GMT

The Berkeley Heights Girl Scout troops -- including Daisies, Brownies and Girl Scouts --participated in their annual Mitten Tree ceremony on Saturday at Memorial Park. The ceremony was held prior to the lighting of the Township Tree.

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Santa Visit Brought Holiday Cheer To Large Crowd In Berkeley Heights

Sun, 14 Dec 2014 16:36:04 GMT

Santa Claus arrived into town in a "tractor" pulled sleigh Saturday afternoon to visit with his adoring young fans during his trip through Berkeley Heights. Awaiting for the 12 noon arrival of Santa, Nicholas OSullivan, director of the Gov. Livingston Highlander Band, entertained the crowd with Christmas songs.

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Peak Medical in Berkeley Heights Is Open During Construction Renovations

Sat, 13 Dec 2014 19:48:21 GMT

Peak Medical is expanding to be a 6,000 square foot multi-disciplined medical center on Springfield Avenue in Berkeley Heights. The practice is fully staffed and operational during construction.

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After 19 Years on Berkeley Heights School Board Beisser Attends Final Meeting

Fri, 12 Dec 2014 20:50:17 GMT

Thursday nights meeting of the Berkeley Heights Board of Education was the final one for Paul Beisser, whose seats will be taken over by Bill Cassano. Beisser sat on the board for 19 years, serving four as president.

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Help Keep Businesses In Town Support the Local

Fri, 12 Dec 2014 13:50:58 GMT

Im feeling compelled to write this letter, as the other day, while having lunch with a friend at Petes Place in Berkeley Heights, it saddened me to sit in this great restaurant during lunch time and seeing it completely empty! I chatted with the owner, Steve, and asked what is the going on? Why is this place empty during lunch when the food is delicious, the menu is great and the prices so reasonable.

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Suburban Chamber of Commerce Holds Annual Holiday Party

Fri, 12 Dec 2014 08:36:23 GMT

Officers and members of the Suburban Chamber of Commerce and invited guests celebrated the holidays on Wednesday evening at their annual holiday party at Bouras Properties. Kassandra Romas, Managing Director of Bouras Properties and Chair of the Suburban Chamber of Commerce, hosted the party and welcomed guests.

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Rotarians from Berkeley Heights Fanwood Scotch Plains and Mountainside celebrate the holidays

Fri, 12 Dec 2014 04:26:52 GMT

Pictured are: Judy Croneberger, Pam Steiner, Stephanie Bakos, Linda Sausville, Julianne Simmons, Tiffany Escott, Fred DaVeiga. Not pictured: George Kraemer, Hal Daume.

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Bereavement Support Group Meeting

Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:07:16 GMT

Healing the Grieving Heart: The Journey After the Death of a Loved One, is the theme of the support group offered by the Bereavement Ministry of the Church of the Little Flower, Berkeley Heights. The sessions start on Tuesday, Feb. 18 from 1:00 2:30 p.m. and will run for eight Tuesdays ending on April 8. The group will meet in room 1-H of the school building, 110 Roosevelt Avenue, Berkeley Heights.

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To the editor Response to Ronald Weingers letter

Thu, 11 Dec 2014 20:00:19 GMT

I feel compelled to respond to Ronald Weingers recent letter to the editor . Mr. Weinger, it is amazing to me that you think there is anything more serious to be talking about than the safety of our children.

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Summit Medical Group Internal Medicine Opens Doors in Livingston

Thu, 11 Dec 2014 12:46:09 GMT

LIVINGSTON, NJ Summit Medical Group has announced the opening of its Internal Medicine Practice on East Northfield Road in Livingston. Staffed by internal medicine physicians Solmaz Amirnazmi, M.D. and Michelle Cajulis, M.D., the newly opened practice offers comprehensive care for adults, with a specialty in preventive medicine and a focus on nutrition and wellness.

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Grand Opening of Samis Land and Sea Restaurant in Berkley Heights Dec. 17

Thu, 11 Dec 2014 04:21:46 GMT

BERKLEY HEIGHTS, NJ The official Grand Opening of Samis Land and Sea Restaurant and Catering will be held on December 17 from 6 to 9 pm at 449 Springfield Avenue, with Berkeley Heights Mayor Joseph Bruno cutting the ribbon. "I have been a chef for over 25 years," said owner Sami Eldiesyawe.

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Tyler Hartlaub Passes Away at Age 32

Wed, 10 Dec 2014 23:12:18 GMT

Tyler Hartlaub, Summit business owner and son of Summit attorney R. Jeffrey Hartlaub, passed away December 8 at the age of 32. Hartlaub was President and Managing Principal of The Hartlaub Insurance Group, LLC, a firm which he opened in December of 2013. A class of 2000 graduate of Summit High School, he attended Miami University and Seton Hall University.

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St. Andrews Church in New Providence invites community to 42nd Christmas Eve narrative

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 04:27:33 GMT

St. Andrews Episcopal Church in New Providence, invites the community to its 42nd annual Christmas Eve Narrative at 4 p.m. The service is especially designed for young people and families. The event features a cast of children and youth of all ages, and real sheep.

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Highland Park High School Orchestra to Bring Sounds of the Season to...

Mon, 15 Dec 2014 15:57:54 GMT

The nationally-recognized Highland Park High School Orchestra will visit Summit Speech School in New Providence, NJ at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, December 19 to perform for the deaf and hard of hearing preschoolers in attendance. The orchestra, led by its Director Ms.

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Grace Episcopal Church Unveils Schedule of Christmas Choral Services

Sun, 14 Dec 2014 11:54:16 GMT

The choirs at Grace Episcopal Church in Madison, under the direction of Dr. Anne Matlack, and organist Dr. Eric Stroud are preparing for special choral services of the season. Graces Sunday Dec. 21 fourth Advent services are: 7:30 a.m. with organ music and hymns; 9 a.m. with adult and childrens choirs; 11:15 a.m. quiet service with adult choir beginning with Taize meditation, and 6 p.m. spoken "Last chance Mass."

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Santa Claus Comes to New Providence Fire Station

Sun, 14 Dec 2014 00:18:05 GMT

Christmas is not yet officially here but on Saturday afternoon, Saint Nick stopped by for an early visit in New Providence at the New Providence Fire House. More than one hundred parents and children eagerly awaited his arrival.

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Kick off Season in Song at New Providence Library Sunday Dec. 14

Fri, 12 Dec 2014 22:35:16 GMT

On Sunday, Dec. 14 at 3:00 pm, the Friends of the New Providence Library is sponsoring a program of seasonal music. This classic family-friendly sing along, featuring all your old favorites performed by the popular Chatham Community Band Brass Ensemble, fondly known as "Chatham Brass", will take you back to holidays past! The program will be in the Conti Room at the New Providence Memorial Library.

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New Providence Business Community Hosts Annual Borough Holiday Party

Fri, 12 Dec 2014 18:20:51 GMT

Borough employees, volunteers and elected officials were treated to a festive holiday party complete with buffet dinner, drinks, ice cream sundae bar, and live music,hosted by the New Providence business community on Thursday evening, Dec. 11. Several years ago, in the throes of the recession, the Borough eliminated the Borough holiday party from the municipal budget to reduce taxpayer expenses. The New Providence business community responded by not only funding the event, but organizing and running it, as well.

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Suburban Chamber of Commerce Holds Annual Holiday Party

Fri, 12 Dec 2014 03:52:13 GMT

Officers and members of the Suburban Chamber of Commerce and invited guests celebrated the holidays on Wednesday evening at their annual holiday party at Bouras Properties. Kassandra Romas, Managing Director of Bouras Properties and Chair of the Suburban Chamber of Commerce, hosted the party and welcomed guests.

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Advent and Christmas Music at Grace Madison

Thu, 11 Dec 2014 17:20:46 GMT

The choirs at Grace Episcopal Church in Madison, under the direction of Dr. Anne Matlack, and organist Dr. Eric Stroud, are preparing for special choral services of the season. Graces Sunday Dec. 21 4th Advent services are : 7:30 a.m. with organ music and hymns, 9 a.m. with adult and childrens choirs, 11:15 quiet service with adult choir beginning with Taize meditation, and 6 pm spoken "Last chance Mass."

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Tyler Hartlaub Passes Away at Age 32

Wed, 10 Dec 2014 22:57:45 GMT

Tyler Hartlaub, Summit business owner and son of Summit attorney R. Jeffrey Hartlaub, passed away December 8 at the age of 32. Hartlaub was President and Managing Principal of The Hartlaub Insurance Group, LLC, a firm which he opened in December of 2013. A class of 2000 graduate of Summit High School, he attended Miami University and Seton Hall University.

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Santa Clause Shop in Summit serves more than 300 lowincome families

Wed, 10 Dec 2014 05:09:08 GMT

The Santa Claus Shop opened its doors for the 48th year at St. Johns Lutheran Church, 587 Springfield Ave. in Summit on Dec. 3. Pictured are Santa Claus Shop Chairs: Elizabeth Fagan, Amanda Grainger and Katie Darcy. The Santa Claus Shop opened its doors for the 48th year at St. Johns Lutheran Church, 587 Springfield Ave. in Summit on Dec. 3. The Santa Claus Shop served more than 300 low-income families and senior citizens from Summit, New Providence and Berkeley Heights, who were referred by local social service agents.

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New Providence Businesses Have Donated More Than 100000 Locally in 2014

Tue, 09 Dec 2014 22:49:45 GMT

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ During the last year, businesses in New Providence donated more than $100,000 to sponsor local events and provide funding to organizations and charities in the borough. By supporting the merchants who give back to the borough, New Providence residents enable money to stay within the community, creating a virtuous circle benefiting the entire community.

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Advent and Christmas at New Community Church Westfield Garwood

Tue, 09 Dec 2014 20:45:05 GMT

New Community had a wonderful collection for Operation Christmas Child, where the mission is to demonstrate Gods love in a tangible way to needy children around the world. Visit http://www.samaritanspurse.org/what-we-do/operation-christmas-child/ On Sunday, Dec. 14 & 21, all are invited to be part of the Advent worship services at New Community Church in preparation for the celebration of Christmas.

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New Jersey Youth Symphony Presents December Concerts

Tue, 09 Dec 2014 16:30:25 GMT

The Youth Orchestra and Youth Symphony, made up of students in grades 7-12, will perform selections from Bizets Carmen Suite, Marquezs Danzon No. 2 and Mahlers Symphony No.

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St. Andrewx27;s Preschool Kindergarten Makes the Holidays Happy for Children in Need

Mon, 08 Dec 2014 19:27:30 GMT

St. Andrews Preschool & Kindergarten in New Providence once again teamed with St. Josephs Social Service Center in Elizabeth to brighten the holidays for children and families in need. Over 125 gits for children ages 1 through 12 were donated, wrapped and delivered last week during the schools annual Giving Tree Campaign.

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New Providence School Districts accepts applications for preschool program

Mon, 08 Dec 2014 04:53:45 GMT

Applicants must be residents of New Providence at the time of the lottery drawing and have birth dates between October 2, 2010 and Oct.1, 2011. Regular education students who will be turning four years of age by October 1, 2015 will be selected for this program by lottery.

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At at least 180 a year toll hike dampens some holiday spirits

Sun, 07 Dec 2014 13:17:51 GMT

Tolls at the Holland Tunnel and other Port Authorithy crossings will rise on Sunday for the third straight December, costing E-ZPass subscribers an additional $180 a year, and cash customers another $240. JERSEY CITY - The cost of driving to New York for holiday cheer is going up again this year for New Jerseyans, when a third straight December toll increase went into effect this morning at Port Authority bridges and tunnels.

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New Providence Council Approves Police Promotion and New Hire

Fri, 05 Dec 2014 11:17:30 GMT

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ Law enforcement was very much on the minds of Borough Council members this week as one police officer received a promotion, a probationary police officer was administered the oath-of-office and a veteran officer who announced his retirement was fondly and warmly acknowledged. Ten-year veteran Don Sretenovic was promoted to the rank of sergeant and, along with the newcomer, Nicholas Guerriero, received the oath-of-office administered by Mayor J. Brooke Hern.

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