Category: New Providence

County awards grants

Sixteen local organizations will receive a total of $22,000 from the 2017 Union County History Grants Program, made possible from the New Jersey Historical Commission. The grants will be used to support special projects or general operating expenses for the county…

Stay in touch with elected officials

Many citizens complain about government but only a few ever reach out to elected leaders to let them know what things should be done differently. In a representative democracy, staying in contact with elected officials is as much as responsibility…

NJ taxpayers got smoked in tobacco bond deal

Behind New Jersey’s Tobacco Bond Bailout, A Hedge Fund’s $100 Million Payday by Cezary Podkul | ProPublica TRENTON, N.J. — When state Treasurer Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff briefed lawmakers on New Jersey’s ailing budget in April, he brought good news. His office had just…

Hike through history this fall

What would it be like to retrace the steps of the American revolutionary war soldiers who engaged the British in Metuchen on June 26, 1777, and then fought a running battle across what is now Edison and Scotch Plains before…