Giving Back

Food Pantry Donations Sought

April 9, 2014 at 10:57 PM

Did you know that in Union county there are 69,260 people that do not have enough food to fulfill an active and healthy life style?  

Park Middle School's Seventh Grade Service Learning Project will address this issue by collecting donations for the food pantry at Saint Bartholomew the Apostle Church on Westfield Aven. in Scotch Plains.

Requested items include canned and jarred foods such as canned meats, peanut butter, pasta, hot and cold cereals, rice, baby food, granola bars, beans, syrups, and jelly.  Collection sites are Nick’s Pizza on Martine Ave. in Fanwood and Saint Bartholomew’s.

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Westfield Planning Board to Hear More on ‘Watcher House’ in January

December 5, 2016

WESTFIELD, NJ — The fate of the “Watcher House” will have to wait.

A continuation of the Westfield Planning Board’s hearings regarding a request to knock down the Dutch colonial at 657 Boulevard and replace it with two new homes, originally scheduled for Monday, was postponed at the request of the objector because neither he nor his expert were available, according to ...

What Do The PSAT Results Mean?

Fall 2016 PSAT results will be available Monday, Dec. 12 online for high school students and parents. This year, we anticipate that junior students’ percentile rankings will be lower than last year’s. 

Why? 

This year, the College Board can compare student performance with actual performance from the last year.  In 2015, the College Board used a convoluted ...

Prevent Homelessness – Build Affordable Housing in Every Community

December 7, 2016

Dear Editor:

The first time I heard the story being told by a homeless mother who was staying in our church as part of Family Promise’s program, I knew I had to become an advocate. Becoming homeless could happen to any one of us! 

The loss of a job; illness of the major breadwinner, or an increase in rent due to gentrification can catch families in a downward ...

Willow Grove Church in Scotch Plains Features Outdoor Display, Drama, and Blanket Collection for Homeless

December 10, 2016

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Christmas story of Jesus’ birth will have a deeper message this year because Willow Grove Presbyterian Church is highlighting the reality of homelessness in biblical times and now. On the front lawn of the church in Scotch Plains, neighbors will notice a nativity scene, showing  Jesus born in a stable, reflecting the phrase in the Gospel of Luke, ...

Upcoming Events

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Sat, December 10, 10:00 AM

Oh'Brian's on the Green, CLARK

Breakfast with Santa at Oh' Brian's on the Green

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink

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Sat, December 10, 7:00 PM

Reeves-Reed Arboretum, Summit

Holiday Concert at Reeves-Reed Arboretum

Arts & Entertainment

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Sat, December 10, 7:00 PM

Presbyterian Church, Westfield

NJ Festival Orchestra's "Home For The Holidays" ...

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