Saturday, September 8, 2012
Home for Good Dog Rescue, with locations in Summit and Berkeley Heights, is hosting second annual event from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. to celebrate rescue's 2nd anniversary.
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Saturday, September 8, 2012
Home for Good Dog Rescue, a 501(c)(3) non-profit animal rescue based in Summit, NJ is hosting its Second Annual Bark-A-Que on Saturday, Sept. 8. The family event will take place at The Village Green (Maple & Broad Streets) in Summit from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. to celebrate the rescue’s second-year anniversary in the heart of Summit. Since its inception in 2010, Home for Good Dog Rescue has adopted more than 1,200 dogs to loving families. The benefit is expected to draw more than 1,000 attendees. Home for Good welcomes all families and leashed canines for a fun-filled day, which includes tricky tray prizes, Super 50/50 raffle, dog adoptions, contests, children’s activities, a microchip clinic, food and entertainment, photos with your pet and …
Friday, August 31, 2012
Owner and instructor Barbara Rosamilia offers Bar Sculpt and Pilates Reformer class packages to community at her new Bank Street studio.
Friday, August 31, 2012
Editor's Note: The above information was submitted to Patch by Managed Fitness. Managed Fitness, LLC, a new exercise studio in Summit, is located at 12 Bank Street on the lower level. The newly renovated studio was designed to create a warm and welcoming environment for clients. Owner and instructor Barbara Rosamilia is offering classes in contemporary style Pilates Reformer and Bar Sculpt. Barbara fell in love with Bar Sculpt and founded Managed Fitness Bar Sculpt; originally located in New Providence. She recently moved to Summit in order to expand her offerings to include Pilates Reformer. Pilates Reformer is an exciting and fun apparatus that provides finely tuned resistance with a series of springs and ropes that builds strength, …
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
The shared six-month agreement with Summit and Westfield will cost New Providence $13,300 and provide even more services at no additional cost.
New Providence Council approved a shared agreement with Summit and Westfield on Monday night for animal control services. New Providence entered into a contract with Animal Control Solutions, LLC earlier this year and their “reports are good, the service is good, and they work well with our police force,” Councilman Bob Robinson said. This shared six-month agreement with the same company will cost $13,300 for New Providence. For the original agreement, Robinson said that the borough asked for a list of services. "They gave us an A, B and C list. New Providence didn’t feel we needed all of the services so we chose the B list, which had everything we needed and was more cost effective,” Robinson explained to council members. "Summit and …
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Project would satisfy much-needed dispatch upgrades for the four communities involved, provide enhanced technology, equipment that wouldn't be otherwise possible.
Doug Marvin, New Providence Borough Administrator, and Chris Cotter, City Administrator of Summit, presented an overview of the proposed Watchung Ridge Emergency Services Dispatch Center to Berkeley Heights Town Council on Tuesday night. The Proposal: This $1,197,450 project would merge emergency services between the township, Summit, Millburn and New Providence, with the possibility of contracting services with other communities in the future. Cotter said three independent studies were conducted, which concluded that a shared dispatch center for the four communities would be feasible and would save money for each community. “Each of the communities currently staff their respective dispatch functions of Police, Fire, and EMS through a …
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Area real estate agents say gated communities are scarce if that's his wish.
Is Tim Tebow trying to take Mark Sanchez's job and invade his neighborhood? That's what some were saying when a report surfaced over the weekend that the newest New York Jet was looking at a home in the gated community at the upscale Trump National Golf Club community in Bedminister. It also happens to contain the residence of the team's current starting quarterback. It's not hard to see why some were doing a double-take. After all, the most highly publicized backup quarterback ever has not only been getting all of the media attention, but that comes right after Sanchez signed a three-year contract extension. Many fans believe he's here to take Sanchez's job. But now his house? Then again, Tebow's options may be limited, according to area …
Sunday, March 18, 2012
Union County Freeholders pull the plug on MusicFest, saving at least 42 county employees from being laid off. From police reports to council decisions, here's a look at the top news for the last week
Faced with at least 42 layoffs and the possibility of additional job cuts, county officials decided to cancel the annual MusicFest held in Clark's Oak Ridge Park."A consensus was reached by the Freeholder Board (March 8) following numerous fiscal committee meetings, union negotiations and departmental meetings," the press release stated. The Board also canceled the Union County Rhythm and Blues by the Brook. County officials say the cuts will save approximately $1.2 million. In other news around the county: BERKELEY HEIGHTS On Saturday, March 11, Berkeley Heights Police Officers responded Ralph Pl., Branko Rd. and Ridge Dr. to investigate three separate residential burglaries. Investigations revealed all three residences were forcibly …
Sunday, March 11, 2012
From the St. Patrick's Day parade to budget approvals and state-championship clashes, it was a busy week around the county.
Sunday, March 11, 2012
The weekend was dominated by Saturday's Union County St. Patrick's Day Parade, where thousands of revelers gathered for the "wearin' of the green". Elsewhere around the county, news included the approval of the Clark municipal budget, the Summit High hockey team claiming the school's first state championship. Read more newsworthy reports below: BERKELEY HEIGHTS/NEW PROVIDENCE It's a merger! We've combined the New Providence and Berkeley Heights Patches to created an even more robust online experience for readers and advertisers across the entire community. The New Providence-Berkeley Heights Patch reflects our tracking of local news, business and feedback from the three bordering towns in our coverage area. Yes, that means you too …
Thursday, March 8, 2012
The exhibit will be on display through April 13 at the Freeholders Gallery on the sixth floor of the Union County Administration Building, 10 Elizabethtown Plaza in Elizabeth. Viewing hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on weekdays.
Sunday, February 26, 2012
From Whitney Houston's burial to school-sid figures and other news, here's a glimpse at the past week in local news.
Clark Clark Council passed a resolution on Tuesday night authorizing a letter to State Senators and Assemblymembers asking for their assistance in a massive lawsuit that Clark, Garwood and more than 80 other towns in New Jersey are facing. According to Township Attorney Joseph Triarsi, in 2005 the NJ Department of Environmental Protection filed a suit alleging that three companies involved inNewark’s Diamond Shamrock plant were responsible for polluting Newark Bay with cancer-causing dioxins and other chemicals. Triarsi says three years ago the defendants decided to broaden the scope of the litigation and claim that all the agencies, communities, corporations and businesses that discharge their sewerage into the Passaic River Basin are …
Sunday, December 25, 2011
Patch's weekly wrap-up of news from around the county captures what your friends and neighbors are talking about.
BERKELEY HEIGHTS/MOUNTAINSIDE On a routine patrol through the Watchung Reservation on Thursday, at 5:30 p.m., a Union County police officer spotted an empty alarm-company truck parked near Surprise Lake in the Watchung Reservation. The truck was open, with the driver's personal belongings in full view. Almost three hours later, when the driver had not returned, three officers and the Canine Unit of the Union County Sheriff's department began a search for the driver, who emerged from the woods at 9:30 p.m. stating that he had gone for a walk and got lost in the dark. False alarm. Officer Ed Ammerlaan, an 18-year veteran with the Berkeley Heights Police Department, was officially promoted to the rank of Sergeant at the Berkeley Heights …