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Full details as the become available. a Tweeted 1 hour ago The Northwest Union Dispatch Center is inching closer to becoming a reality.

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Colonial era texting comes again to Deserted Village in Watchung Reservation

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:19:23 GMT

Texting in Colonial times was done with a quill pen and a bottle of ink, as youngsters learned during Four Centuries In A Weekend at the Deserted Village in Watchung Reservation recently. This popular event will again be held on Nov. 30, Dec., 14, or Dec. 21. Pictured are participants at a prior event.

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Chase Bank Celebrates Opening in Berkeley HeightsDesigned as a x27;Branch of the Futurex27;

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 06:31:01 GMT

Chase Bank Berkeley Heights branch celebrated its opening on Saturday. When you step into this new Chase branch at 95 Snyder Avenue, at the intersection of Springfield Avenue, youll probably notice something is missing -- teller windows.

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Colonial Era Texting Coming To The Deserted Village

Sat, 22 Nov 2014 04:02:04 GMT

Youngsters--and maybe their parents--are invited to the Deserted Village of Feltville in the Watchung Reservation to experience what it was like to "text" in Colonial America. At the Four Centuries in a Weekend program in October, children were invited to write with a quill pen and ink on parchment paper to experience what it was like writing a letter in Colonial times.

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Berkeley Heights photographers solo exhibit at Watchung Arts Center Dec. 720

Sat, 22 Nov 2014 00:02:39 GMT

A sample of the works of Charlann Meluso on exhibit from Dec. 7-20 at the Watchung Arts Center. Charlann Meluso of Berkeley Heights, a recently retired teacher of art and computer graphics in the Bayonne School System, will have a solo exhibit of her photo art and photography at the Watchung Arts Center, 18 Stirling Road in Watchung, from Dec. 7-20.

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Wharton Music Center Presents Meet the Orchestra Strings

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 21:19:06 GMT

Wharton Music Center presents the first of its Meet the Orchestra Series focusing on the string family on Sunday, December 7 at 3:00 p.m. at 60 Locust Avenue in Berkeley Heights. Designed to introduce children to different families of instruments in the orchestra, Meet the Orchestra features members of the New Jersey Youth Symphony.

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Holiday Gift Guide 2014

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:09:22 GMT

The Berkeley Heights Holiday Gift Guide provides our readers with information about local participating businesses and organizations as well as special holiday offers from them. For more information, including how to participate, please click here .

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Water main break causing ice condition on road in Watchung Berkeley Heights

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12:59:47 GMT

WATCHUNG - A water main break was causing an ice condition on Plainfield Avenue Thursday morning, making the northbound lane impassable, police said. Northbound Plainfield Avenue was closed at its intersection with Valley Road Thursday morning, and there was no time frame for the road closure, police said in a Nixle alert .

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Applications being accepted for preschool program in Berkeley Heights School District

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 05:50:18 GMT

The Berkeley Heights School District will be accepting applications in December and January for its Preschool Program for the 2015-2016 school year. To be eligible, applicants must be residents of Berkeley Heights Township and have birth dates between Oct. 2, 2010, and Oct. 1, 2012.

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Westy Self Storage in Chatham supports Santa Claus Shop

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 02:43:24 GMT

Westy Self Storage announces its support of the Santa Claus Shop. For the second year, Westy Self Storage in Chatham has donated 1 month free rent for a storage unit and free use of the Westy truck equipped with driver to assist with the groups annual event.

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Common Council Needs to Face Facts Stop Using Schools as Polling Locations

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 22:25:16 GMT

Concerned Parents of Summit presented the case to relocate voting from the Summit Schools on Monday night. Our argument is compelling.

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Summit Area YMCA Hosts Annual Comedy Fundraiser

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 22:25:15 GMT

SHORT HILLS Summit native Adam Sank, comedienne Karith Foster and funnyman Joe Larson entertained 350 guests on Saturday night to show support for the Summit Area YMCA at its third annual benefit fundraiser, Laugh Out Loud : An Evening of Comic Relief, held at the Hilton Short Hills. The Summit Area YMCA serves families across Summit, Springfield, Millburn, Short Hills, Berkeley Heights, New Providence, Gillette and Stirling, and strives to strengthen its communities through the breadth of the education and sports programs it offers.

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Common Council Needs to Face Facts Stop Using Schools as Polling Locations

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 19:48:22 GMT

Concerned Parents of Summit presented the case to relocate voting from the Summit Schools on Monday night. Our argument is compelling.

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Summit Area YMCA Hosts Annual Comedy Fundraiser

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 19:48:21 GMT

SHORT HILLS Summit native Adam Sank, comedienne Karith Foster and funnyman Joe Larson entertained 350 guests on Saturday night to show support for the Summit Area YMCA at its third annual benefit fundraiser, Laugh Out Loud : An Evening of Comic Relief, held at the Hilton Short Hills. The Summit Area YMCA serves families across Summit, Springfield, Millburn, Short Hills, Berkeley Heights, New Providence, Gillette and Stirling, and strives to strengthen its communities through the breadth of the education and sports programs it offers.

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Berkeley Heights Analytics Firm Among New Jerseys 50...

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 17:14:15 GMT

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ Theres fast, and then theres light speed. Axtria Inc., a global data and analytics company serving the pharmaceutical, health care, life-sciences, banking and financial services, high tech, retail and consumer goods industries, among others, has been named one of New Jerseys 50 Fastest Growing Companies by NJBIZ Magazine.

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A Better Plan for Berkeley Heights

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 17:14:14 GMT

It is clear that residents of Berkeley Heights do not want to see a housing development, whether condos, apartments, or a mix, at the current Municipal Complex site. It is time for township officials to sharpen their pencils and find feasible alternatives that will benefit Berkeley Heights without instigating doubts and concerns from residents.

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Berkeley Heights U14 Cobras FC Win 2014 Fall Flight

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 17:14:13 GMT

The Cobras were undefeated in league play, with a record of 9-0-1, scoring 40 goals while giving up only 10, and took second place in the Piscataway Pre-Season tournament. Please pick some towns to customize the content of your e-news updates.

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Kaylax27;s and Moms Helping Moms Foundation Partner For Families In Need

Mon, 17 Nov 2014 23:33:58 GMT

Kaylas Creative Art Studio recently hosted a "Painting, Sipping, and Socializing" event to collect donations and raise awareness for the Moms Helping Moms Foundation. The event took place at the studio located at 629 Springfield Avenue in Berkeley Heights.

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Advent and Christmas at New Community Church Westfield Garwood

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:51:55 GMT

Beginning this Sunday, November 30, all are invited to be part of the Advent worship services at New Community Church each Sunday in preparation for the celebration of Christmas. Sunday services are held at 9:30am at The Westwood in Garwood.

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Remembrance Ceremony at NJ Sharing Network Honors Legacy of 5YearOld Organ Donor

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 06:37:52 GMT

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ The Sharing Network recently hosted nearly 300 people last week to remember Riley Kogen, a five-year-old girl whose donated kidneys saved the lives of two other people. At the ceremony, Rileys parents, Mitch and Ali Kogen of Livingston, put the finishing touches on a "floragraph," a picture of Riley created with natural materials that will adorn the Donate Life Rose Parade Float in Pasadena on New Years Day.

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Westy Self Storage in Chatham supports Santa Claus Shop

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 07:00:50 GMT

Westy Self Storage announces its support of the Santa Claus Shop. For the second year, Westy Self Storage in Chatham has donated 1 month free rent for a storage unit and free use of the Westy truck equipped with driver to assist with the groups annual event.

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Morgan Welcomes DataOnline Back to New Providence

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 22:38:05 GMT

New Providence Mayor-elect Al Morgan, along with several borough officials including New Providence Borough Administrator Doug Marvin, Councilman Armand Galluccio, Councilman Rob Munoz, Councilman Jim Madden and Board of Adjustment Member Bill Hoefling welcomed new business, DataOnline, to New Providence at a gala grand opening event held at their new building located at 210 South St. in New Providence. DataOnline is celebrating its 25th year in business, which began in New Providence in 1989.

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New Providence kicks off holiday season with Christmas Walk on Nov. 28

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 22:38:04 GMT

He will be greeted by the Pioneer Band when he lands on the roof of The Provident Bank on South Street at 6 p.m. The New Providence Fire Department will assist Santa from the roof and then parade with the Pioneer Band down South Street, onto Springfield Avenue and through the Village Shopping Center. New Providence shopkeepers will be open to welcome everyone with holiday refreshments, treats and activities.

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Morgan Welcomes DataOnline Back to New Providence

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 20:01:19 GMT

New Providence Mayor-elect Al Morgan, along with several borough officials including New Providence Borough Administrator Doug Marvin, Councilman Armand Galluccio, Councilman Rob Munoz, Councilman Jim Madden and Board of Adjustment Member Bill Hoefling welcomed new business, DataOnline, to New Providence at a gala grand opening event held at their new building located at 210 South St. in New Providence. DataOnline is celebrating its 25th year in business, which began in New Providence in 1989.

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Morgan Welcomes DataOnline Back to New Providence

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 17:27:07 GMT

New Providence Mayor-elect Al Morgan, along with several borough officials including New Providence Borough Administrator Doug Marvin, Councilman Armand Galluccio, Councilman Rob Munoz, Councilman Jim Madden and Board of Adjustment Member Bill Hoefling welcomed new business, DataOnline, to New Providence at a gala grand opening event held at their new building located at 210 South St. in New Providence. DataOnline is celebrating its 25th year in business, which began in New Providence in 1989.

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In Berkeley Heights and New Providence store owners remind residents to Shop Local

Mon, 17 Nov 2014 19:19:32 GMT

November is passing quickly; Thanksgiving is only two weeks away and people began lining up for Black Friday bargains extra early this year - 22 days early. The New Providence Business and Professional Association put up a banner at the corner of Academy Street and Springfield Avenue that reads "Shop New Providence, Support your Local Businesses."

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Kaylax27;s and Moms Helping Moms Foundation Partner For Families In Need

Mon, 17 Nov 2014 17:18:30 GMT

Kaylas Creative Art Studio recently hosted a "Painting, Sipping, and Socializing" event to collect donations and raise awareness for the Moms Helping Moms Foundation. The event took place at the studio located at 629 Springfield Avenue in Berkeley Heights.

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MayorElect Morgan to Focus on Local Economy

Mon, 17 Nov 2014 12:05:51 GMT

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ Looking forward to when he takes office, Mayor-elect Al Morgan said a major focus of his administration would be to boost the local economy where business success directly influences the health of the borough. With results decided months ago, five uncontested local races last week attracted light voter turnout with 37 percent of registered voters casting a ballot.

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Madison Rotary and Bridges Outreach in New Providence deliver more than 100 coats

Sun, 16 Nov 2014 17:14:28 GMT

Pictured is Reagan Burkholder, Summit Rotary; Marianne McConnell, Madison Rotary; Lois Bhatt, Madison Rotary/Bridges Outreach; and Cherie Everts, Summit Rotary. Through the combined efforts of the Rotary Clubs of Madison and Summit/New Providence, Bridges Outreach delivered new winter coats to children living in at the shelter, just in time for the first cold days of winter.

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Grace Church Choirs in Madison offer Evensong in honor of Rev. Lauren Ackland

Sat, 15 Nov 2014 14:52:11 GMT

Youngest members of the choir were recently promoted from novice to singer, and older choristers received Royal School of Church Music Medals Noah Wilde, Meredith McKeever, Elizabeth Farrell, Julia Kate Eckhard, Shea Byam, Emme Kassis, Anne Perrigan, Dr. Anne Matlack Catie Gilhuley , Carl Steffens, Elixabeth McManus, Garrett Wilson, Kieran Harrington, Graham Bradshaw, Caitlyn Roper .

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Residents Approach Council With Questions and Comments Concerning Land Swap

Fri, 14 Nov 2014 02:09:11 GMT

Resident Peter Traub spoke at Mondays hearing about the revitalizing of downtown -- "The majority of people moved here because of what they saw and what we have. People dont walk anymore.

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Faith communities focus on lifeaffirming gifts Nov. 1416 in New Providence

Thu, 13 Nov 2014 04:55:19 GMT

During National Donor Sabbath Weekend, Nov. 14-16, NJ Sharing Network provides support for faith leaders learning more about organ and tissue donation. Faith leaders from synagogues, temples, churches, mosques and other houses of worship will focus on the life-affirming gifts of organ and tissue donation on National Donor Sabbath, celebrated each year to support spiritual leaders learning more about organ and tissue donation and spreading the life-saving message.

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Madison Area YMCA Kicks Off Staff Appeal

Thu, 13 Nov 2014 00:42:27 GMT

Ready to take the plunge for the Madison Area YMCAs Staff Appeal Cannonball Challenge: Keaton Tom, 11, from Madison; Staff Appeal Chair Karen Tom, from Madison; Madison Area YMCA President & CEO Diane Mann from Madison; Campaign Director Leigh Anne Soroka, from Cedar Knolls; Personal Trainer and Instructor Patti Foot, from Chatham; Personal Trainer Sam Pagano, from Morristown; Membership Director and Nutritionist Natalie Merizio, from Bridgewater; Associate Health & Fitness Director Jennifer Casanova, from New Providence; Volunteer & Organizational Advancement Coordinator Melissa DeSalvo, from Madison; Competitive Aquatics Director Jon Siegel, from Lincoln Park; and Associate Aquatics Director Adam Volk, from Madison.

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The Toy Professor Donates to Santa Claus Shop Through Nov. 14

Wed, 12 Nov 2014 20:45:46 GMT

The Toy Professor in Summit, located at 430 Springfield Avenue, is donating a percentage of their sales through November 14 to the Santa Claus Shop. The Santa Claus Shop serves more than 250 low-income families and senior citizens from Summit, New Providence, and Berkeley Heights who are referred by local social services agents.

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Guests take a trolley to a wedding in Berkeley Heights

Wed, 12 Nov 2014 16:36:12 GMT

BERKELEY HEIGHTS - For those who saw a trolley rolling down Springfield Avenue in New Providence, then up Plainfield Avenue on Saturday afternoon, Nov. 8, you werent seeing things. The trolley, which was actually riding on tires, not tracks, was bringing guests from Westminster Hotel in Livingston to a wedding at Little Flower Church in Berkeley Heights.

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