Bell, Watson Coleman and Lance Advance in Primary Battles

June 4, 2014 at 12:07 AM

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Conservative political consultant Jeff Bell has won the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate. The former speechwriter for Ronald Reagan defeated Freehold businessman Richard Pezzullo, West Orange businessman Brian Goldberg, and Murray Sabrin, a professor at Ramapo College. Bell will face Democrat Cory Booker in November.

In New Jersey's 12th District, Bonnie Watson Coleman emerged victorious over Linda Greenstein, Upendra Chivukula and Andrew Zwicker for the Democratic nomination to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Rush Holt. Watson Coleman will take on Republican Dr. Alieta Eck in November’s election. Eck was unopposed.

Voters in New Jersey's 7th Congressional District chose incumbent U.S. Rep. Leonard Lance over Tewksbury businessman David Larsen in the Republican primary. In November, Lance will oppose Democrat Janice Kovach, the mayor of Clinton.

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Scotch Plains Grieves Loss of Longtime Librarian Meg Kolaya

December 1, 2016

Dear Editor:

I am saddened to hear of the passing of our former Scotch Plains librarian Meg Kolaya. Her loss reminds me, and I assume all of us yet again how precious life is.

She served our Township with great dignity and professionalism; always committed to making our library the valued centerpiece of our community, one that we could all take great pride in. Her influence and ability to ...

Congregation Beth Israel to Host Scholar-in-Residence Weekend With Rabbi Esther Reed From Rutgers Hillel

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Congregation Beth Israel in Scotch Plains will hold a Scholar-In-Residence weekend on Friday evening, Dec. 9 and Saturday morning, Dec. 10, with Rabbi Esther Reed, Senior Associate Director for Jewish Campus Life at Rutgers University Hillel.  The program is free and open to the community, with an oneg dessert reception Friday evening and a kiddush ...