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Sun, February 17, 12:00 PM

Oh' Brian's on the Green , Clark

Jazz Brunch @ Oh' Brian's on the Green

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 02/17/2019 12:00pm 02/17/2019 3:00pm America/New_York Jazz Brunch @ Oh' Brian's on the Green

Join us Sunday, Feb. 17, from 12:00 Noon to 3:00 p.m. for our first Jazz Brunch!

LIVE music from Joe Taino from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Brunch Specials from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Call 732-669-9024 for reservations.

1300 Raritan Rd Clark, NJ 07066
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Fri, February 22, 6:30 PM

Scotch Plains Italian American Club, Scotch Plains

6th Annual EEF Beefsteak Dinner & Grant Awards

Education Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 02/22/2019 6:30pm 02/22/2019 10:00pm America/New_York 6th Annual EEF Beefsteak Dinner & Grant Awards

TICKETS ON SALE NOW!

Are you ready for the event of the winter?

Save the date and invite your friends to join us for an evening of food, fun and fundraising to help enrich the curriculum in our district and to announce and celebrate our 2019-20 SPF Teacher Grant winners.

You’ll enjoy an evening of great company, delicious food* prepared by Nightingale Catering of Clifton and our ...

1976 Valley Road Scotch Plains, NJ 07076 Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
6th Annual EEF Beefsteak Dinner & Grant Awards

Fri, February 22, 6:30 PM

Scotch Plains Italian American Club, Scotch Plains

6th Annual EEF Beefsteak Dinner & Grant Awards

Education Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 02/22/2019 6:30pm 02/22/2019 10:00pm America/New_York 6th Annual EEF Beefsteak Dinner & Grant Awards

TICKETS ON SALE NOW!

Are you ready for the event of the winter?

Save the date and invite your friends to join us for an evening of food, fun and fundraising to help enrich the curriculum in our district and to announce and celebrate our 2019-20 SPF Teacher Grant winners.

You’ll enjoy an evening of great company, delicious food* prepared by Nightingale Catering of Clifton and our ...

1976 Valley Road Scotch Plains, NJ 07076 Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
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Sat, February 23, 11:30 AM

Fanwood Grille , Fanwood

Coffee with Mayor Colleen Mahr

Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 02/23/2019 11:30am 02/23/2019 1:00pm America/New_York Coffee with Mayor Colleen Mahr

Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr will be available to discuss wide-ranging resident issues as well as any specific concerns at the Fanwood Grille on Saturday, Feb. 23, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

34 South Martine Ave. Fanwood, NJ 07023
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Sun, February 24, 8:00 AM

Scotch Plains Rescue Squad, Scotch Plains

Scotch Plains Rescue Squad Pancake Breakfast

Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 02/24/2019 8:00am 02/24/2019 12:00pm America/New_York Scotch Plains Rescue Squad Pancake Breakfast

The Scotch Plains Rescue Squad will hold its annual Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, Feb. 24, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at its building located at 1916 Bartle Avenue. Seating is available on both the first and second floor. This event is hosted by the Scotch Plains Rescue Squad Auxiliary, which raises funds for the volunteer squad.

All-you-can-eat pancakes, fruit, coffee and sausages ...

1916 Bartle Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
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Thu, February 28, 6:00 PM

The Crossroads, Garwood

BMR's 4th Annual DOGS ROCK Concert

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 02/28/2019 6:00pm 02/28/2019 10:00pm America/New_York BMR's 4th Annual DOGS ROCK Concert

Join Brendan's Meadows Rescue for the 4th Annual Dogs Rock Concert Thursday, Feb. 28, at The Crossroads in Garwood featuring Clearstream and We Are Jack bands.

$15 donation admission benefits rescue dogs in need. Doors at 6:00 p.m.

78 North Ave Garwood, NJ 07027
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Mon, March 4, 10:00 AM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

Bagels & Books at The Scotch Plains Public Library

Arts & Entertainment Education Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 03/04/2019 10:00am 03/04/2019 11:00am America/New_York Bagels & Books at The Scotch Plains Public Library

On Monday, March 4 at 10:00 a.m., the Scotch Plains Public Library will host Bagels & Books, where book-lovers share their recent reading experiences with other bibliophiles and pick up suggestions for future reading. Registration is required; to register, go to www.scotlib.org.

1927 Bartle Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
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Tue, March 5, 5:30 PM

Fanwood

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper

Food & Drink Giving Back Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 03/05/2019 5:30pm 03/05/2019 7:30pm America/New_York Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper

Join us at Fanwood Presbyterian Church this Sunday for some delicious pancakes! Open seating and tickets on the door.

74 S Martine Ave, Fanwood Church Fanwood, NJ 07023
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Fri, March 8, 5:00 PM

Saint Joseph High School, Metuchen

Lenten Fish Fry

Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 03/08/2019 5:00pm 03/08/2019 8:00pm America/New_York Lenten Fish Fry

The Saint Joseph High School Fathers Club will host its annual Lenten Fish Fry on March 8, 15, and 22 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Catanzaro Dining Hall
Saint Joseph High School
145 Plainfield Ave.
Metuchen, NJ
www.stjoes.org

Saint Joseph High School (145 Plainfield Ave., Metuchen) is a private, Catholic all-boys college preparatory school located on 70 acres operated by the Brothers of the ...

145 Plainfield Ave Metuchen, NJ 08840

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How to Make Perfectly Cooked Hard-Boiled Eggs

April 19, 2019

When it comes to the simple hard-boiled egg, it seems nothing is simple. Some people will swear by steaming them in an egg cooker or Instant Pot. Others have taken to using a sous vide. And those things are great — if you have them. But all you really need to make a great egg is a pot and some water.

This method is great for making anything from one large egg to a couple dozen at ...

Crunch Time at NJ-Based Manischewitz Company as Passover Approaches

Much has changed since more than 100 jobs were slashed at the Manischewitz Matzo Factory in Newark almost two years ago.

Sheets and sheets of matzo used to be made at the factory on Avenue K, which runs parallel to Route 9, every spring for Passover.

“When you do it in a commercial factory, it’s quite a challenge not to have any dough carry over from one batch to the ...

NJ Girl Scout Teaches Kids Healthy Cooking & Eating with Classes, Videos

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, childhood obesity rates have more than tripled since the 1970s. One Springfield Girl Scout is looking to make a change to that statistic by encouraging the next generation to eat healthier in a simple and fun way.

“I just realized childhood obesity is a growing American epidemic, and unhealthy food is growing in popularity ...

New Jersey Date Night: Comfort Food Restaurants to Brighten a Bad Day

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

It happens to the best of us. The culprit can be a flat tire or perhaps a demanding boss with attention deficit disorder. Or maybe it’s dealing with screaming, unsatisfied children or irritated, displeased clients. So many situations can lead to a bad day, and a bad day in New Jersey can be torturous.

Music & Food Festival in Fanwood will Honor World Autism Month

April is World Autism Month, and Fanwood, NJ, is gearing up for its annual Rockin’ For Autism festival on Sunday, April 28.

Rockin’ for Autism is the brainchild of 17-year-old Fanwood resident Mallory Banks, who since 2011 has raised more than $52,000 in honor of her brother, Ethan. In 2018, Rockin’ For Autism was named the top autism awareness fundraiser for Autism New ...

Jurors Hear Recording of Kai the Hitchhiker Claiming Clark Lawyer 'Raped Me'

April 16, 2019

ELIZABETH, NJ - Jurors in the trial of a man charged with killing Clark lawyer Joseph Galfy heard a recorded statement in which the accused man claimed he was drugged and sexually assaulted by the attorney.

"At first I thought he was really nice, then he raped me," Caleb McGillvary said of Galfy in statement to police that was recorded on video on May 16, 2013, hours after he was ...

VIDEO: Firefighters Battling Massive Blaze at Ocean Grove Boardwalk Pavilion

April 13, 2019

OCEAN GROVE, NJ — Smoke could be seen for miles for most of the afternoon as firefighters continue to battle a massive fire at the Ocean Grove boardwalk pavilion, according to officials.

Dozens of fires trucks from towns in Monmouth and Ocean counties were called to respond to the blaze, which was reported at about 11:30 a.m. on April 13. No injuries have been reported as of 2:30 p.m.

Grieving for The Westfield High School Principal

Grief is a normal and natural reaction to the death of a loved one. Most of us are not prepared for the long journey of grief which is sometimes devastating, frightening, and often lonely. We may think, do, and say things that are very unlike us. There seems to be no respite, no end to the intense feelings that we experience. Our loss could be the passing of a loved one or even the loss of a ...

Top 10 Signs You're Having an Emotional Affair... Is It Cheating?

An emotional affair is when you turn to a friend or co-worker for emotional (not physical) intimacy. The seduction is that this person gives you what you feel that your spouse does not: support, ego boosts, playfulness, empathy, flirting, and understanding.

This relationship begins in a very innocent way, yet you may begin to share more with this person than with your spouse. You know you ...

Meet Two Members of the Scotch Plains Rescue Squad

April 10, 2019

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Jerry Handsman joined the Scotch Plains Rescue Squad in 1992 at the age of 40. He’s now been riding for 27 years and served most recently as a deputy chief.

Always wanting to help others, Jerry decided to take it beyond the CPR training that he was certified for at the time and became an emergency medical technician (EMT). He’s been on many calls over the ...

The Phenomenon of Fiddler: Scotch Plains Public Library to Honor Jewish American Heritage Month with Fiddler on the Roof Series

April 20, 2019

Who could have predicted that a Yiddish writer’s tales of an impoverished Jewish milkman in czarist Russia, reborn as a smash Broadway hit, would become a cultural touchstone of lasting popularity and global recognition into the 21st century?

In honor of Jewish American Heritage Month, the Scotch Plains Public Library will examine the phenomenon of Fiddler on the Roof from a variety of ...