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Mon, October 15, 10:00 AM

Clark Public Library, Clark

Tales for Tots at Clark Library

Arts & Entertainment Government

Add to My Calendar 10/15/2018 10:00am 10/15/2018 10:30am America/New_York Tales for Tots at Clark Library

Stories, finger plays, and songs for active listeners. Geared toward ages 2-3 with a caregiver. Older children are welcome! 30 minutes of open play follows.

303 Westfield Ave Clark, NJ 07066
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Tue, October 16, 8:00 AM

Boscov's Department Store, Woodbridge

Boscov's Shopping Event: Friends Helping Friends

Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 10/16/2018 8:00am 10/16/2018 11:00pm America/New_York Boscov's Shopping Event: Friends Helping Friends

441 Woodbridge Center Drive Woodbridge , NJ 07095
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Tue, October 16, 10:00 AM

Clark Public Library, Clark

Baby Bookworms

Arts & Entertainment Government

Add to My Calendar 10/16/2018 10:00am 10/16/2018 10:15am America/New_York Baby Bookworms

Stories, songs, nursery rhymes, and movement. Geared toward the under 2 crowd with caregiver. 30 minutes of open play follows.

303 Westfield Ave Clark, NJ 07066
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Thu, October 18, 11:00 AM

Clark Public Library, Clark

Chess Club

Arts & Entertainment Government

Add to My Calendar 10/18/2018 11:00am 10/18/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Chess Club

The Chess Club meets every Thursday from 11am-4pm. New members welcome.

303 Westfield Ave Clark, NJ 07066
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Thu, October 18, 1:30 PM

Clark Public Library, Clark

Stories & More

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Add to My Calendar 10/18/2018 1:30pm 10/18/2018 2:15pm America/New_York Stories & More

Stories, movement, songs and a craft for active listeners ages 3 -5 years old. Sorry, younger siblings may not attend. Registration is required.

303 Westfield Ave Clark, NJ 07066
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Thu, October 18, 7:00 PM

The Westwood, Garwood

Join St. Joseph's For Our Annual Grand 50/50 ...

Food & Drink Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 10/18/2018 7:00pm 10/18/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Join St. Joseph's For Our Annual Grand 50/50 Raffle!

Grand Raffle Tickets on sale now! $20 each, or 3 for $50.

Grand Raffle Prizes

Grand Prize: $15,600* (or 30% of receipts from ticket sales)
2nd Prize: $7,800* (or 15% of receipts from ticket sales)
3rd Prize: $2,600* (or 5% of receipts from ticket sales)
*Above prizes assume that all 2,600 tickets are sold at full price.

Purchase tickets at one of two locations:

St. Joseph Social ...

438 North Avenue Garwood, NJ 07027
Grown Up Coloring Club

Fri, October 19, 1:00 PM

Clark Public Library, Clark

Grown Up Coloring Club

Arts & Entertainment Government

Add to My Calendar 10/19/2018 1:00pm 10/19/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Grown Up Coloring Club

Coloring isn't just for kids anymore! Join us for a quiet & meditative afternoon of coloring for grown ups. Relieve some stress while stimulating your creativity!

303 Westfield Ave Clark, NJ 07066

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Union County, Overlook Medical Center to host Women's Health Fair in Union

Atlantic Health System's Overlook Medical Center has partnered with the Union County Office on Women for a Women’s Health Fair on Oct 23 near Kean University in Union. The event will include health screenings and an educational fair from 8:00am to 11:00am, with a panel discussion by seven prominent women physicians who will discuss a variety of women's health topics from 9:00am ...

New Jersey's Failing Infrastructure

For decades, New Jersey has been kicking the can down the road with regard to infrastructure. Well, as of now even that road is in such bad shape, that the can can’t be kicked any further.

The American Society of Civil Engineers gave New Jersey a failing grade of D+. Almost 10% of our bridges are “structurally deficient”. The same for about 42% of our roads. Water systems, NJ ...

Is There Something You Would Like to Change About Your Smile?

We all have things we want to change. From a hairstyle to a job, there are many aspects of our lives where we crave change, and your smile might be one of them. Whether it’s for a wedding, a job interview, or just because you want your confidence back, Clearsmile gets it. If you’re reading this and thinking to yourself, “what would it be like to not be afraid to smile?” ...

Union Catholic Performing Arts Company Presents 'Clue' Oct. 25-27

October 14, 2019

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- It's a dark and stormy night, and you've been invited to a very unusual dinner party. Each of the guests has an alias, the butler offers a variety of weapons, and the host is, well . . . dead. So whodunnit? Join the iconic oddballs known as Scarlet, Plum, White, Green, Peacock, and Mustard as they race to find the murderer in Boddy Manor before the body count stacks ...

Ryan Patrick Faella Foundation 5K Raises Thousands to Combat Substance Abuse

October 14, 2019

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Since 2001, the Ryan Patrick Faella Foundation has raised more than $125,000 for scholarships and youth activities.

The foundation, which “facilitate[s] resources to support and enhance academic, athletic, [and] altruistic opportunities for young people” according to its website, was founded in memory of Ryan Patrick Faella, who died in 2000 when he was ...

Union County's Ponderosa Park Improvements Include New Turf Fields

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Union County Freeholder Chair Bette Jane Kowalski, Vice Chair Al Mirabella, and Freeholders Rebecca Williams and Andrea Staten joined Union County Deputy County Manager Amy Wagner, Scotch Plains Mayor Al Smith, Township officials and student athletes at the opening of the new turf fields at Union County’s Ponderosa Park in Scotch Plains.

The two multi-use ...

Union County Working to Address Five-Year Backlog of Rape Kits

ELIZABETH, NJ – The Union County Prosecutor’s Office is requesting funding to purchase new laboratory equipment, which the office would use to address a five-year backlog of rape kits.

“We’re addressing a five-year backlog that the state has mandated, but we were ahead of the mandate,” said the county’s Acting Prosecutor Lyndsay Ruotolo. “A backlog of ...

Nutley Cancels Parks and Recreation Events Following Confirmed Measles Case

October 4, 2019

NUTLEY, NJ - Acting out of caution, Nutley Commissioner Mauro Tucci has canceled all Nutley Parks and Recreation sports and activites for this upcoming weekend. All event scheduled for Oct. 4, 5, and 6 are canceled.

The cancelation is in response to a confirmed case of measles at Nutley's Washington Elementary School.

According to Tucci, "the Nutley Health Department has ...

After More Than 75 Years, Remains of WWII Hero Paul Cybowski Come Home for Burial

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – After more than 75 years, World War II hero Paul Cybowski is finally home. On Sept. 23, the remains of Cybowski, who was killed in action in 1943, received an official military escort back to South Plainfield. He will officially be laid to rest alongside his family this week. 

Cybowski was born in South Plainfield and attended Roosevelt School.

Firmly Against Regionalization

October 14, 2019

FIRMLY AGAINST SCHOOL REGIONALIZATION

As a former member of the Garwood Board of Education and a substitute teacher at Lincoln School for the past four years, it came as a surprise to me when I read a local Patch article regarding forced mergers for K-8 districts throughout New Jersey.  According to the article, Garwood was listed as a possible candidate to become regionalized.

Garwood GOP Council Candidates Lack A Plan

October 14, 2019

I commend Garwood GOP Council candidates Nicastro, Bellomo, and Stevens for running for council, but their town-wide mailer really made me think about how qualified their team is to manage any of the responsibilities of Garwood’s various committees, departments, and council positions.  Their letter with a promise to care without a plan reinforces my suspicions.  Reading their ...

Need to Prevent Falls for You or a Loved One?

Did you know National Falls Prevention Awareness Day is held in conjunction with the start of the fall season?  According to their website, the day is sponsored by the National Council on Aging (NCOA). Its purpose is to raise awareness about how to prevent fall-related injuries among older adults.  

If you or a loved one has been experiencing a loss of balance, ...

The Inverted Yield Curve – What Does It Mean to Me?

Investors who follow the markets have seen headlines in recent weeks about something called the “inverted yield curve.” For those less familiar with the phenomenon, an inverted yield curve is essentially a point on a chart where short-term investments in U.S. Treasury bonds pay more than long-term ones. And when it occurs, it’s generally regarded as a warning sign for the ...

Financial Wisdom for College Students

Is your son or daughter headed to or in college? If the answer is yes, it’s an exciting moment in your child’s life. But, financially, it can also be a paralyzing time if they do not have a principled approach for managing money. Out on their own for the first time, your child has an opportunity to sharpen their financial skills for the future, but they are vulnerable to ...

Obituaries

Aug 31, 1931 - Jul 24, 2019
John Bodnar Jr., 87, husband, father, engineer, and proud patriot, died peacefully on July 24 ...
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