Community Life

Scenes from Fanwood's Earth Day Clean Up on Sat, Apr. 26

April 26, 2014 at 2:57 PM

FANWOOD, NJ -- Fanwood marked its 25th Year of Earth Day observances with Clean Community Day activities on Saturday, April 26, 2014. Mayor Colleen Mahr, Union Co. Freeholder Al Mirabella, and U.S. Rep. Rush Holt (D-NJ) were among the army of workers who helped clean the borough.

Volunteers of all ages -- including senior citizens, Boy Scouts, and Buddhist monks -- assembled near the Millennium Clock at the south side parking lot of the railroad station.  Armed with work gloves, pick-up devices and plastic bags, the volunteers cleaned 13 locations, including Forest Road Park, La Grande Park, Borough Hall, the Fanwood Public Library and the municipal parking areas, as well as the area around the railroad tracks.

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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, ...

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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

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Sat, December 10, 7:00 PM

Reeves-Reed Arboretum, Summit

Holiday Concert at Reeves-Reed Arboretum

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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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