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    New Providence is a borough on the northwestern edge of Union County, New Jersey. It is located on the Passaic River, which forms the county boundary with Morris County. New Providence is bordered to the north by Chatham Township, across the Passaic River. Berkeley Heights lies to the southwest and south, and Summit to the east. Much of the Murray Hill community lies in New Providence, with the remainder in Berkeley Heights; Other unincorporated communities, localities and place names within the borough include Johnsons Bridge and West Summit.

    Schools
    The New Providence School District serves students in public school for pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade. Schools in the district are Allen W. Roberts Elementary School (grades PreK-6), Salt Brook Elementary School (K-6), New Providence Middle School (7 & 8) and New Providence High School (9-12). The middle school and high school share the same building and some of the same facilities (art rooms, auditorium, east wing, west wing, gyms, music rooms, TV production room, cafeteria). Serving students in PreK-3 through Grade 8, The Academy of Our Lady of Peace is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and operates under the auspices of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark.

    Public transportation
    Commuter Train station: Service on the NJ Transit Gladstone Branch of the Morris & Essex Lines is available at the New Providence station and Murray Hill station, offering service to Hoboken Terminal and to Penn Station in Midtown Manhattan. Two Gladstone Branch trains each weekday morning offer one-seat rides to Manhattan, and two evening trains leave New York and stop at both of New Providence’s stations on the way to Gladstone. All other rail service is to or from Hoboken. These trains connect at Summit or Newark Broad Street with Manhattan-bound trains.

    New Jersey Transit offer local bus service on the 986 route. Lakeland Bus Lines offers weekday rush hour service from stops along Springfield Avenue to New York’s Port Authority Bus Terminal. Newark Liberty International Airport is approximately 16 miles (26 km) east of New Providence.
    Source: Wikipediant

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