Sixty-One Mount Saint Mary Academy Students Named AP Scholars

WATCHUNG – Mount Saint Mary Academy is pleased to congratulate the 61 students recognized by the College Board as AP Scholars. The 2022 AP Exam results allowed 25 students to be named as AP Scholars with Distinction, 15 students were named as AP Scholars with Honors and 21 students were named as AP Scholars. 

The College Board recognizes AP Scholars with Distinction as those ...

Dropping Off Our Kids At College – Learning How To Adjust

Whether your child is a freshman entering college for the first time or returning back to college, there are so many emotions we experience as parents. 

There are differences in a parent’s reaction to the departure of a first child, an only child or even the last child. Feelings of sadness, anxiety and depression are normal and expected responses. It is a new phase in life ...

Avoid Heat Exhaustion this Summer

Increased activity in the summer could result in heat exhaustion or heat stroke, a cascading condition that can cause permanent disability or death. 

Older people, those struggling with health issues and young children are most susceptible to heat exhaustion as well as athletes who wear helmets and heavy uniforms during summer practices. But Atlantic Health System sports ...

Nurses at Cornerstone Hospital in Union County Seek Better Pay, Benefits

August 13, 2022

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Nurses working at Cornerstone Behavioral Health Hospital in Berkeley Heights came to Thursday's commissioner board meeting dressed in the protective gear they wear while caring for patients during the COVID-19 pandemic to seek help in securing fair wages and benefits in their next union contract.

Those who spoke are employed by the county and perform their ...

New Monkeypox Vaccine Sites Announced in New Jersey

August 13, 2022

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey has announced five new monkeypox vaccination sites in Hudson, Middlesex, Morris and Passaic counties. The locations are for residents without a confirmed exposure who think they may have been exposed or are at a high risk for having been exposed to the virus.

There are 293 confirmed or probable monkeypox cases in New Jersey, as of August ...

A Glimpse at the Fanwood Library Rebuild

August 5, 2022

Dear Editor:


My thanks to all who came to visit with our first responders on the National Night Out on Tuesday. I am so proud of our police, fire and emergency medical services. They were fantastic hosts for this annual event celebrating their bond with our community.


Our next big public event is Fanny Wood Day on September 18. We can use some volunteers and encourage ...

Scotch Plains-Fanwood UNICO Is Bringing A Little Bit of Country to Scotch Plains!

August 10, 2022

Join the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Chapter of UNICO at its first-ever Country Night! 

The festivities take place on Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Scotch Plains Italian-American Hall, located at 1976 Valley Ave., beginning at 6 p.m. For only $75 per person, attendees will be treated to boot-stomping country music performed by the well-known local band Wolf Creek, and a delicious feast ...

Upcoming Events


Tue, August 16, 10:00 AM

Central Office - 1st Floor Cafe, Paterson

Paterson Public Schools Teacher Job Fair On ...


Tue, August 16, 6:00 PM

Scotch Plains

Free Cooking Demo - Try Sips and Dips


Sun, August 28, 9:00 AM

Train Station-south side, Fanwood

JC's Fanwood Flea Market & Collectibles