Mayor’s Community Update: September 23, 2022

Happy Fall! Here is a Catch Up of this Past Week in New Providence and Some of the Many Exciting Things Going On and Upcoming in our Community:

We had a lot of great community events this past week including our annual Book Festival at the Salt Box Museum, our Sustainability FreeCycle Event, and the new Plant Exchange. Thank you to all our dedicated volunteers and contributors without whom all these wonderful community events could never occur. We thank you!

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Mayor’s Community Update: September 16, 2022

Here is a Catch Up of this Past Week in New Providence and Some of the Many Exciting Things Going On and Upcoming in our Community:

This week we honored and remembered 9/11, all our lost, their families, and their loved ones. We also honored our emergency management teams who help keep us safe: our brave first responders, our police, our fire department, our EMS, all of our front line workers, and volunteers. We reflected and prayed that we never experience anything like this ever again. We will never forget.

Happy Hispanic Heritage Month! Our New Providence Diversity Committee is hosting an entire fun filled educational month from Sept 15th – Oct 15th full of events and activities for all ages to celebrate Hispanic Heritage: https://www.newprov.org/2022/09/celebrate-national-hispanic-heritage-month/

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Mayor’s Community Update: September 9, 2022

Here is a Catch Up of this Past Week in New Providence and Some of the Many Exciting Things Going On and Upcoming in our Community:
Hope everyone had a great Labor Day weekend and unofficial end of summer! We have a FULL Fall Upcoming Calendar of Events and Activities: (See UPCOMING section below 👇)
Congratulations and welcome new owners Sunni and Joli of M&M Liquors on South Street on their Grand Re-Opening! We welcome them to our New Providence family of businesses! 

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Mayor’s Community Update: September 2, 2022

Here is a Catch Up of this Past Week in New Providence and Some of the Many Exciting Things Going On and Upcoming in our Community:

Last Friday’s Pioneer Football Season kicked off with a BIG win! The Mayor’s Trophy STAYS IN NP for another year! Well done! Although we were sad to hear no Thanksgiving football game this year, this really was a great way to kick off the 2022 Pioneer Football Season! It was a great night in our community and a great time out with friends and neighbors! Let’s Go Pioneers! 


New Providence had a great start back to school this past Thursday! Welcome Back! Wishing all a great year ahead!

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Mayor’s Community Update: August 26, 2022

Here is a Catch Up of this Past Week in New Providence and Some of the Many Exciting Things Going On and Upcoming in our Community:

Tonight! Friday Aug 26th 6pm: The 2022 Pioneer Football Season kicks off with the Mayor’s Trophy Rivalry Game against Governor Livingston (No Thanksgiving Game this year). Come cheer on our team, our Pride and Class Marching Band, and our 📣Cheerleaders! Let’s Go Pioneers!

A new sidewalk was installed in front of AWR to aid in the drop off and pickup of students. Please stay off the concrete until it is totally dry. www.newprov.org/2022/08/new-sidewalk-installed-at-awr/

New Providence PBA Emergency Blood Drive on August 31st from 12:30pm to 6:30pm at Borough Hall. 


Thank you to our crossing guards! The NPPD hosted a very nice Crossing Guard Luncheon this week I attended to thank our crossing guards, and go over everything for the upcoming school year. 

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Mayor’s Community Update: August 19, 2022

Here is a Catch Up of this Past Week in New Providence and Some of the Many Exciting Things Going On and Upcoming in our Community:

Congratulations to Chief Daniel Henn on getting sworn in as our new police Chief this past Tuesday at our Council meeting. Officers Carly Bouman and Marcos Martinez were sworn in and welcomed to the New Providence Police Department. We also congratulate and welcome Special Officer Bob Moran as a Class 3 Officer. We are very proud of our Police Department here in New Providence and thank them for their good service to our community.

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Borough Council Approves National Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration Program

By MARIANNE IVERS in TAP into NewProvidence

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – The Borough Council approved the New Providence Diversity Committee’s request to host and support events in celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month at its Tuesday, Aug. 16 meeting.

Members of the Diversity Committee and organizers of the Hispanic Heritage Month attended the meeting to present the activities and events scheduled during the Heritage Month which runs from Sep. 15 through Oct. 15. The month-long celebrations highlight the history, heritage and contributions of the ancestors of American citizens who came from Mexico, Spain, the Caribbean and South and Central America. The celebrations will incorporate the theme “Unidos (United): Inclusivity for a Stronger Nation” and they will include the following programs: student poster contest, speakers, Hispanic heritage artifact display, zumba/dance demonstrations, movie “ENCANTO”, bilingual music class, Spanish story time, parade of traditional dresses, Daria’s World of Music, folklore and Latin dance, arts and crafts activities, as well as Mariachi music.

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Police Chief Daniel Henn Sworn-in; Three New Police Officers Appointed

By MARIANNE IVERS in TAPinto New Providence

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Daniel Henn was sworn in as Police Chief at the Tuesday, Aug. 16 Council meeting. The council also appointed three new officers: Carly Bouman and Marcos Martinez as Probationary Police Officers and Robert Moran as a Class III Special Law Enforcement Officer.

The packed council room of family and friends of Henn and the new officers witnessed the swearing-in ceremony officiated by Mayor Al Morgan. Among the attendees were Assemblywoman Michele Matsikoudis, Former Council Presidents Michael Gennaro and Robert Robinson, as well as former New Providence Police Chief and Borough Administrator Douglas Marvin.

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Mayor’s Community Update: August 12, 2022

Here is a Catch Up of this Past Week in New Providence and Some of the Many Exciting Things Going On and Upcoming in our Community:

We really enjoyed the new displays at our library! Please try to stop by to see them! Thank you to our Historical Society and to our Friends of the Library.

Utility Upgrades are continuing around the Borough, expect some delays and detours. Please be patient while this important work continues.

The new traffic pattern on Pioneer Drive and Balcom Drive began Monday. Please be aware of new road striping patterns.

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