FANWOOD, NJ -- Tennis players from the Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School team get in a practice session on the courts at Fanwood's La Grande Park after school on the first day of spring, March 20. Temperatures were in the low 50s under partly cloudy skies, and the trees still don't have any leaves. Then again, just a few weeks ago, the courts were completely covered in snow.
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By JOANNA HAYDEN, PHD, CHESAugust 22, 2017
When researchers at Northwestern University reviewed 80 previous studies involving more than 25,000 people looking into the effects of the stress hormone cortisol on health, they found that when it remains consistently high throughout out the day, instead of fluctuating as it normally does, it is associated with inflammation/immune problems, obesity, fatigue, cancer, depression and other mental ...
By LAURA BROCKWAYAugust 22, 2017
Northern New Jersey is filled with many thriving towns — so why choose Westfield, Scotch Plains or Fanwood? Strong school systems, lively downtowns, and easy commutes to New York City are only drops in the bucket of what make these towns the charming and special places that they are.
Westfield’s downtown is centrally located and packed with everything you might need. Whether ...
By TAPINTOSPF STAFFAugust 21, 2017
FANWOOD, NEW JERSEY -- This time of year, bears begin searching for food to prepare for before the winter and although bear sightings and complaints are significantly lower than in recent years, it is still important to take cautionary measures to prevent bears from lingering in our area. The mere presence of a black bear is not considered a problem, generally bears tend to be wary of humans.
By MARIA SIKOUTRIS DI IORIOAugust 21, 2017
The new school year is quickly approaching us. Back to the routine of getting up early, school assignments, sport activities (which means more driving), early breakfasts, meal planning, and overall more activities.
Oftentimes as parents, we begin to take on a lot of the responsibility for our kids going “back to school." We are overwhelmed by the number of things we need to do ...
Community Access Unlimited (CAU) to Hold Walk-a-thon to Raise Funds for People With Disabilities and At-Risk Youth
By CHRISTOPHER REARDONAugust 21, 2017
CLARK, NJ -- Community Access Unlimited (CAU) will hold its Annual Ira Geller Memorial Walk-a-Thon Saturday, Sept. 16, at Oak Ridge Park in Clark to raise funds for programs and services that support people with disabilities and at-risk youth.
CAU is a statewide, Elizabeth-based nonprofit providing support programs and services to adults with disabilities as well as youth served under the ...
By JOHN MOONEYAugust 21, 2017
SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- While the highly anticipated "Great American Eclipse" did not turn day into night in our area, plenty of local residents stopped to take a look at the celestial phenomenon through special eclipse glasses, sun-filtering camera lenses, home-made cereal box viewers, and even an old fashioned smoked pane of glass.
Photographer Bob Fiorellino used a ...