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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Union County towns prepare residents for upcoming storm

Mon, 26 Jan 2015 04:12:07 GMT

Reverse 911, Nixle and Union County First Alert have all been used by local Office of Emergency Management officials to let residents know about the coming storm and what to do when it comes. Reminders about parking, shoveling and travel are being sent to subscribers.

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Dont drive or park on streets Berkeley Heights Police ask

Sat, 24 Jan 2015 15:40:51 GMT

"With the overnight storm bringing somewhat larger than expected snow, we are asking residents to keep parked vehicles off the street and to refrain from driving until the Berkeley Heights and Union County Department of Public Works are able to clear the roadways for your safety.

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Wharton Music Center in Berkeley Heights offers Valentines Day classes at library

Thu, 22 Jan 2015 23:04:40 GMT

Wharton Music Center offers a free, interactive music and dance demo class for children ages 3-8 on Saturday, Feb. 14 at 2 p.m. at the Berkeley Heights Public Library located at 290 Plainfield Ave. in Berkeley Heights. Designed to introduce children to the guitar, ukelele, violin, cello, as well as movement and dance, the demo class will be led by Paterson Music Project faculty Emma Peterson and Wharton Music Center dance faculty Alyssa DiNapoli.

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ExBerkeley Heights Police Chief township settle lawsuit

Thu, 22 Jan 2015 19:59:51 GMT

BERKELEY HEIGHTS - The council passed a resolution Tuesday night, Jan. 20, agreeing to a settlement with former Police Chief Mike Mathis. Former Berkeley Heights Police Chief Mike Mathis at the July 8 council meeting.

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Delays on eastbound Route 78 in Berkeley Heights

Thu, 22 Jan 2015 12:40:01 GMT

There are delays on the eastbound side of Route 78 approaching exit 43 in Berkeley Heights, according to 511nj.org .

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Projected Shortage of 2015 Tax Forms at Libraries

Thu, 22 Jan 2015 00:10:58 GMT

We received an email from the IRS stating that because of budget cuts, the IRS Tax Forms Outlet Program has reduced the number of forms and publications they will provide to the Berkeley Heights Public Library and other U.S. public libraries this year. Only Forms 1040, 1040A, and 1040EZ will be available in paper form for library patrons to take home.

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Shoplifting charges filed in Watchung

Tue, 20 Jan 2015 21:48:27 GMT

On Jan. 17, at 6:42 p.m., Vannessa Buck, 26, of Metuchen was arrested and charged with shoplifting fittings worth $242.55 from Home Depot. She was released with a court date.

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Berkeley Heights PAL travel wrestling team has successful road trip

Tue, 20 Jan 2015 02:05:10 GMT

On Feb. 18 the Berkeley Heights PAL Travel Wrestling team braved the elements and some elite competition at the Warrior Classic held in the legendary Wilton Fieldhouse in Wilton, Conn. Pictured are Gold medalists Nate Faxon and Christian Sabatino.

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Berkeley Heights patrolman knocks down fire at home on Garfield Street

Mon, 19 Jan 2015 22:00:33 GMT

BERKELEY HEIGHTS - Fast action by a township patrolman, who was the first person on the scene of a small fire in a house on Garfield Street, kept it from getting any bigger. Patrolman Dan Cuocci used a fire extinguisher to knock down a fire in a first floor utility room that had an open exterior door, said Deputy Fire Chief Jim Hopkins.

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Students Raise 1400 For Goryeb Childrens Hospital Patient Gifts

Sat, 17 Jan 2015 00:00:24 GMT

Students from the non-profit German Language School of Morris County helped make the holiday season brighter by donating more than $1,400 for children who were ill in the hospital. Joining Goryeb Children Hospitals Child Life Representative Jamie Gecz are German School of Morris County families : Board President Thorsten Rosner , students Freia Schwander and Alexander Rosner and Board Trustee Stephan Schwander .

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Dennis Toft of Berkeley Heights joins New Jersey Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

Fri, 16 Jan 2015 19:50:28 GMT

Dennis Toft of Berkeley Heights, a member of Wolff & Samson, has joined the board of directors for the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce. Dennis Toft, a member of Wolff & Samson, has joined the board of directors for the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce.

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Call about suspicious vehicle leads to marijuana charges in Berkeley Heights

Thu, 15 Jan 2015 20:54:07 GMT

BERKELEY HEIGHTS - A call about an occupied vehicle parked for a long time on Princeton Avenue led to charges against a local woman. On Jan. 12 at 10:30 p.m., Patrolman William Fettes was answering a call about the suspicious vehicle when he saw a vehicle matching the description turning from Princeton Avenue onto Mountain Avenue, police said.

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1925 in tools reported stolen from truck in Berkeley Heights driveway

Thu, 15 Jan 2015 17:49:27 GMT

On Jan. 13, a resident reported the missing tools. He said hes left his unlocked work truck parked in his driveway overnight.

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The return of the IUD as a safe efficient means of contraception

Thu, 15 Jan 2015 12:39:48 GMT

"For a long time, women were not willing to consider an IUD. ... But as the younger generation is learning about them, and has come to see that they have a good safety profile, many have opened up their mind to it," says Christine Masterson, an ob-gyn and director of Women and Children Service Line at Summit Medical Group in Berkeley Heights.

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New Runnells Hospital owner hiring as fast as he can after sudden staff shortage state...

Tue, 13 Jan 2015 16:53:40 GMT

On the day a private company took over Runnells Specialized Hospital, the long-term care facility serving Union County, 30 employees failed to report to work. The new owner is rapidly hiring new workers, state officials said.

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Delays on eastbound Route 78 from Berkeley Heights to Springfield

Tue, 13 Jan 2015 12:44:02 GMT

There are delays on the eastbound side of Route 78 from Berkeley Heights to Springfield in Union County this morning.

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Students at Wharton Music Center in Berkeley Heights present six theatrical productions in January

Tue, 13 Jan 2015 06:29:36 GMT

The Wharton Music Center Musical Theatre Arts department presents six theatrical student productions during the month of January in its black box theater at 60 Locust Ave. in Berkeley Heights. Advance tickets are $12 for adults and $5 for children under the age of 12 available by calling 908-790-0700.

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Womens art sought for exhibitsale at New Providence Library

Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:48:11 GMT

The Summit College Club, a branch of AAUW, has again joined with WomenArts to sponsor an art exhibit and sale at the New Providence Memorial Library. This years theme is "Doorways, Portals & Stairways."

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Students at Salt Brook School in New Providence experience Spanish music and dance

Thu, 22 Jan 2015 18:50:02 GMT

Students at Salt Brook School in New Providence experienced traditional Spanish music and dance during a presentation by the Alborada Spanish Dance Theatre, New Jerseys premier Spanish Dance company. Pictured are: Salt Brook students, Matias Deicas, Makena Singer, Samantha Zack, Kiera Berlin, Ben Gullo and Jack Cropper with members of the Alborada Spanish Dance Theatre.

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Computing Cooperative nominate Randall Palmer of New Providence for award

Thu, 22 Jan 2015 05:25:53 GMT

The International Society for Technology Education in Montclair is the premier nonprofit organization serving educators and education leaders committed to empowering connected learners in a connected world. Each year ISTE affiliate organizations select one educator who demonstrates extraordinary commitment, leadership, courage and persistence in improving digital learning opportunities for students to receive the The Making IT Happen Award.

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New Providence preschool and kindergarten students donate to Heifer International

Thu, 22 Jan 2015 03:20:42 GMT

Pictured, wearing their lamb masks, are 4-year-old students from Saint Andrews Preschool and Kindergarten in New Providence who held a penny drive to earn funds to buy shares of a sheep to be given to a family in need through Heifer International. Two classes of 4-year-old students from Saint Andrews Preschool and Kindergarten, 419 South St., New Providence, organized a penny drive to earn funds to buy "shares" of a sheep to be given to a family in need through Heifer International.

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Summit Old Guard presents Understanding the Universe at Feb. 3 meeting in New Providence

Wed, 21 Jan 2015 19:51:22 GMT

Dr. Philip Eisner, physicist and former executive with Exxon Research, will speak to the Old Guard of Summit at its Tuesday, Feb. 3, meeting in New Providence. He will speak on "Cosmology - How We Understand the Universe."

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Bin for used clothing reported stolen in Watchung

Tue, 20 Jan 2015 02:25:30 GMT

WATCHUNG - A bin used to collect donations of clothing was reported stolen from a site near Sears, police reported today, Jan. 19. The theft was reported by an employee of We Collect Clothes, based in Brooklyn. Police said company records indicated that two bins at the site were emptied on Jan. 13, but on Jan. 14, only one collection bin was left.

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Berkeley Heights patrolman knocks down fire at home on Garfield Street

Mon, 19 Jan 2015 22:20:38 GMT

BERKELEY HEIGHTS - Fast action by a township patrolman, who was the first person on the scene of a small fire in a house on Garfield Street, kept it from getting any bigger. Patrolman Dan Cuocci used a fire extinguisher to knock down a fire in a first floor utility room that had an open exterior door, said Deputy Fire Chief Jim Hopkins.

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PHOTOS Exxon station in New Providence being demolished; Investors Bank to build there

Fri, 16 Jan 2015 21:50:31 GMT

NEW PROVIDENCE - The Exxon gas station at the corner of Springfield Avenue and Passaic Street will soon be a thing of the past. L.N. Rothberg & Son is demolishing the building and the work is expected to be finished by the end of next week.

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Summit Old Guard presents Dr. Christopher S. Taylor on Jan. 20 in New Providence

Fri, 09 Jan 2015 01:54:38 GMT

Dr. Christopher S. Taylor, Interim Dean, College of Liberal Arts, Drew University will speak to the Old Guard of Summit at its Tuesday, Jan. 20, meeting in New Providence. He will speak on "The Crisis of Religious Authority in Islam and the Rise of Religious Extremism in the Muslim World."

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Wharton Music Center students present Best of Broadway...

Wed, 07 Jan 2015 23:57:05 GMT

Wharton Music Center voice students of Jamie Baer Peterson and pianist Lois Buesser present a tour de force of Broadway hits in the Wharton Music Center Community Concert Series on Jan. 11 at 3 p.m. at the New Providence Memorial Library at 377 Elkwood Drive in New Providence. The family-friendly concert includes works from Broadway shows Into the Woods, How to Succeed at Business Without Really Trying, and Easter Parade and is sure to delight audiences of all ages.

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Pure Barre to open three New Jersey locations

Wed, 07 Jan 2015 17:42:47 GMT

Dance-related fitness franchise Pure Barre will expand its base of 275 current locations by opening new spaces in three New Jersey markets - Denville, Short Hills and New Providence. Winick Realty Groups Gary Krauss is the exclusive broker representing Pure Barre in Northern New Jersey and he negotiated each of the three leases on behalf of the brand.

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Two drivers charged with DWI in Berkeley Heights

Tue, 06 Jan 2015 16:55:12 GMT

BERKELEY HEIGHTS - An end-of-the-year drunken driving enforcement initiative resulted in the arrest of a New Providence woman on Dec. 29, police report. At 9:36 p.m., Patrolman Frank Mea was conducting supplemental DWI patrol as part of the nationwide initiative when he reportedly saw a vehicle traveling on Diamond Hill Road at a high rate of speed and failing to stay in its lane.

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Rollover accident on Route 78 on Thursday leaves two in critical condition

Mon, 05 Jan 2015 22:26:23 GMT

The Berkeley Heights Volunteer Fire Department responded to a roll-over crash on Jan. 1 on Route 78 in which three people were injured, two critically. BERKELEY HEIGHTS - Three people were injured, two of them critically, in a roll-over accident on Route 78 on Jan. 1. According to New Jersey State Police Sgt.

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Contributions of Geraldine Dodge Foundation will be described at Summit Old Guard meeting

Fri, 02 Jan 2015 21:12:05 GMT

Dr. Chris Daggett, president and chief executive officer of the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, will speak to the Old Guard of Summit at its Tuesday, Jan. 13 meeting. He will speak on "The Dodge Foundation and Its Efforts."

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Free tax return help available at New Providence Senior Citizens Center

Fri, 02 Jan 2015 16:56:48 GMT

New Providence, Berkeley Heights, and other area residents can obtain free assistance in preparing and filing their individual 2014 tax returns. There are no age or income limitations for participation in the program, but taxpayers with complex returns may be advised to seek paid assistance.

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New Providence residents hold Thank You rally in support of police department

Tue, 30 Dec 2014 20:45:30 GMT

NEW PROVIDENCE - Saturday, Dec. 27, more than 100 people from the borough came out to say "Thank You" to the New Providence Police Department. Organized by longtime borough resident Leslie Maret in less than six days, the rally, which was held in the A&P parking lot, drew about 150 people, she said in a phone conversation on Monday, Dec. 29. Maret said the idea for the rally came after she had called Chief of Police Anthony D. Buccelli, Jr. to wish him a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year and to thank him and the department for all the good work they have done for the residents.

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Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence and three synagogues light menorah

Mon, 29 Dec 2014 23:39:41 GMT

Lighting of the Chanukah Menorah on the Faith Lutheran lawn was held on Dec. 18. Pictured to the right of the sign is Rev. Murdoch MacPherson, pastor of Faith Lutheran.

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