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Workout Now For Autism Awareness with Out Run Your Fork

Sat, April 28, 10:00 AM

Out Run Your Fork, Westfield

Workout Now For Autism Awareness with Out Run ...

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Add to My Calendar 04/28/2018 10:00am 04/28/2018 1:00pm America/New_York Workout Now For Autism Awareness with Out Run Your Fork

OUT RUN YOUR FORK to host benefit fitness event for autism education non-profit, Spectrum360

Event scheduled for April 28, 2018 at 10am to 1pm

Out Run Your Fork is hosting a morning of fitness to benefit Spectrum360, an autism education

non-profit on Saturday, April 28th from 10am to 1pm. This event is open to the public and 100% of donations from ticket sales and ...

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Westfield House Foreclosed, Mom With Breast Cancer Rides ‘Roller Coaster’; GoFundMe Set Up to Help

October 10, 2018

WESTFIELD, NJ — The 54-year-old single mom and longtime Union County resident didn’t think her life would get worse after her home in Westfield was foreclosed on.

Then Annie Vann-Ashkenazi, a mother of four, got the call from Overlook Medical Center.

“Two days after I got here, I received a call from Overlook Hospital that changed everything,” Vann-Ashkenazi, 54, ...

What to Do If Your Child Is Bullied

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Most children who are bullied keep quiet about it and do not tell an adult or parent. It is embarrassing for the child to admit that they are being bullied. Some signs to look out for include doing poorly in school, having low self esteem, being depressed, having sleep problems, withdrawing from school or social activities, being reluctant ...

Red Flags in New Relationships

The first stage of dating begins with a sense of excitement and eagerness to learn about each other. Many of us enter into a relationship with the hope that this “may be the one.”

There are many internet dating services that make promises of finding the right partner for you. This can certainly happen and for a few, it’s been a very successful way of finding “the ...

The Benefits of Family Therapy

Family systems theory is a theory of human behavior that views the family as an emotional unit and uses systems thinking to describe the complex interactions in the unit. 

Members of the family are intensely connected emotionally.  What affects one, affects all in the family system.  For example: when family members get anxious, the anxiety can escalate by spreading from one ...

Scotch Plains Republican Candidates Support School Safety and Mental Wellness Initiatives

October 13, 2018

Dear Editor:

School shootings, bullying, opioid addiction, and suicide are realities that we must unfortunately deal with all too often these days.  Accounts of these problems appear in the news media every day.  

On October 2, 2018, over 300 parents, Board of Education members, teachers, police chiefs and children listed to the compelling story of Dianne ...

Phobias – What Do You Fear?

October 14, 2018

While doing research on phobias, I expected to find the usual ones such as fear of spiders, clowns, water, and driving over bridges. However, I was amazed at the number of phobias out there, the odd names that they have and the specific fears mentioned.


For example, did you know that some people fear peanut butter sticking to the roofs of their mouths? ...

Union Catholic's Victoria Pastore Honored as "Artist of the Week''

October 15, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. -- Union Catholic's Victoria Pastore was recognized at the school on Thursday for being named "Artist of the Week'' for a piece of artwork that was published to Union Catholic's Artsonia homepage, an on-line art gallery.

Pastore, a senior from Union, received 832 votes from website visitors to win the 10-12 grade category for the contest conducted ...