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Sat, February 23, 1:00 PM

Westfield Area YMCA, Westfield

Free Healthy Kids Expo

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 02/23/2019 1:00pm 02/23/2019 4:00pm America/New_York Free Healthy Kids Expo

This event will include active indoor fun including t-ball, basketball and track & field stations, the inflatable obstacle course, arts & crafts activities and carnival games. Dance Academy will offer 30 minute demo classes during the event: 1:30 p.m. for ages 3-5, 2:30 p.m. for ages 6+ and 3:30 p.m. for ages 3-5. Register at www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0b4fafaa29a7ff2-healthy for dance ...

220 Clark Street Westfield, NJ 07090
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Sat, February 23, 6:30 PM

ohn H. Stamler Police Academy, on Union County Vo-Tech Campus, Scotch Plains

What Parents Need To Know About Transgender ...

Education Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 02/23/2019 6:30pm 02/23/2019 8:30pm America/New_York What Parents Need To Know About Transgender Individuals

A free informational presentation for parents and community members

Parents and community members are invited to attend a free educational presentation, "What Parents Need to Know about Transgender Individuals" presented by Dr. Paula C. Rodriguez Rust of Spectrum Diversity, LLC.

The presentation will help parents and other adults better understand gender identity and transgender ...

1776 Raritan Road Scotch Plains, NJ
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Sun, February 24, 1:00 PM

Renaissance Church, Ren Students Space, Summit

GriefShare Support Group

Health & Wellness Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 02/24/2019 1:00pm 02/25/2019 4:00am America/New_York GriefShare Support Group

If you are navigating life after the death of a loved one, please join Renaissance Church for a 13-week support group. The weekly group includes video seminars and focused support by caring people who have been through the same challenges. You can join the group at any point. A $20 fee covers a workbook and other expenses. More information and registration (recommended, but not required) is ...

497 Springfield Ave. Summit, NJ 07901

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Star of ‘Cara’s Cucina’ to Host Groundwork Elizabeth Gala Feb. 27

February 16, 2019

Cara Di Falco, star of “Cara’s Cucina,” will host Groundwork Elizabeth’s WinterGreen gala Feb. 27 at the Hilton Newark Airport Hotel.

A nonprofit founded in Elizabeth in 2003, Groundwork Elizabeth builds sustainable communities in Elizabeth, NJ and in nearby Union County communities with urban agriculture initiatives, youth programing and more.

“So ...

Union County Covering Costs of PD Lieutenant's Defense in Civil Rights Suit

February 22, 2019

ELIZABETH, NJ — The Union County Freeholder Board this week approved $20,000 to pay for a former Union County Police Department lieutenant’s representation a lawsuit in which he is accused of improperly administering a polygraph test, leading to the false conviction of a city man in 2008.

That man, Emmanuel Mervilus, was wrongly convicted of first-degree robbery and aggravated ...

NJ Senate President Tours ‘Maker Space’ at Union County Vo-Tech’s Magnet High School

February 19, 2019

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney visited Union County Vo-Tech campus on Wednesday to to the critical importance of the vocational-technical education bond act approved by voters last November in spurring economic growth, creating access to high-paying jobs and meeting the needs of New Jersey’s leading business sectors.

 

Students from the ...

Lenten Services Planned at Faith Lutheran

February 22, 2019

 

On Ash Wednesday, March 6, Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence will begin the Lenten Season, a period of repentance and renewal, with three Eucharistic services.  A Spoken Eucharist, with the optional Imposition of Ashes, will occur at 6:45 a.m. and again at 12 noon. Each of the two liturgies is about 30 minutes in length.  A fully sung Eucharist, with the optional ...

Is SEO still relevant in 2019? It Should Be Part of Your Online Marketing Strategy

February 8, 2019

The answer is an resounding yes, SEO is alive and well and Google's search engines still reward you or penalize you for it.  Let me repeat that SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION is alive and well.

Google alone processes on average over 40 thousand search queries per second, making it over 3.5 billion in a single day.   That alone should tell you that the SEO game is as important ...

I Want You to Want Me

Happy Valentine’s Day college searchers!  I often tell families that finding the right school is like falling in love.  Students sometimes experience a gut feeling the first time they walk on the right campus and, if they’re lucky, are courted by the college with an enthusiastic offer of admission with generous scholarships.  A perfect match.

I wish it happened that ...

Wants are Not Needs; It's Time to Settle the Contract

February 11, 2019

Speaking as a teacher and a taxpayer...

Our 76th United States Secretary of the Treasury, Jacob Lew stated, “The budget is not just a collection of numbers, but an expression of our values and aspirations.”

I know budgeting for a school district, just like budgeting for a town, or budgeting for a family is difficult.

Needs and wants must be analyzed and decisions must be ...