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Scarecrows Are Back!

New Providence Business is hosting the second annual Scarecrow Contest, bringing a festive feel to our downtown!   The contest encourages New Providence residents, businesses, civic organizations, school groups, sports teams, and families to build the wildest, cleverest, funniest scarecrows they can imagine (within contest guidelines).  The scarecrows will be on display throughout the downtown to bring the community and businesses together, encourage walking, and provide a great opportunity to visit our fantastic stores and restaurants.

The entry deadline is Saturday, Oct. 7.  Starting Sun., Oct. 14, scarecrows will be placed along Springfield Ave. and South Street.  People can vote for their favorite scarecrows between October 14 through Nov. 1, so make sure you spread the word to your family and friends.  Winners will be announced on November 1.  Prizes will be given for First Place ($300), Second Place ($200), and Third Place ($100). The competition entries are open to New Providence residents, businesses, and community organizations, but anyone can vote for their favorite.

Details, guidelines, and a link to enter online for the Scarecrow Contest are also be available on the borough website .

2017 Summer Concert Series Wraps Up

New Providence Business presented four summer concerts offering music and entertainment for the whole family.  Although rain moved a couple of the concerts indoors, they were very well attended and everyone had a great time.

These concerts would  not possible without generous donations from our sponsors:

Prestige Diner
Zita’s Homemade Ice Cream
NJ Sharing Network
Lantern Hill
Elefante Music
NP Downtown Improvement District
Lions Club International
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services
Creative Wallcoverings And Interiors
Accent Printing

See you next year!


2017 July 3 Celebration A Huge Success!

The New Providence Independence Day Celebration returned to the borough on Monday, July 3.  Families, kids, and visitors all enjoyed the festivities and fantastic fireworks.

This event would not have been possible without the generous support of our sponsors:

Investors Bank
NJ Sharing Network
Lantern Hill
Kapuscinski Luongo Architects
NP Downtown Improvement District
Martial Arts for Life
Steve Mcmahon State Farm Agency
Dim Sum Villa
Souren Communications
NP Fuel

Accent Printing Solutions

See you again next year!



2015 Farmers Market Opens Wed., June 10

The New Providence Farmers Market will be open on Wednesdays from June 10 – Oct. 28, 2015.  The market hours are noon – 6 PM.  The market is located in the Presbyterian Church parking lot at the corner of Springfield Avenue and South Street in downtown New Providence.  In addition to Jersey Fresh fruits and vegetables, you will find prepared foods, dried nuts and fruits, olive oils, cider, baked goods, and more.

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