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Sun, May 19, 1:00 PM

JCC of Central NJ, Scotch Plains

FREE Touch A Truck

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Add to My Calendar 05/19/2019 1:00pm 05/19/2019 5:00pm America/New_York FREE Touch A Truck

This very popular event provides a unique opportunity for children to explore vehicles of all types – public service, emergency, utility, construction, landscaping, transportation, delivery – and just have FUN all in one place! Children are allowed to touch their favorite vehicles, get behind the wheel, climb, explore and learn! Camp Yachad will provide even more fun with bouncing ...

1391 Martine Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
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Sun, May 19, 2:00 PM

Miller-Cory House Museum, Westfield

Cooking with Herbs in Early America

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Add to My Calendar 05/19/2019 2:00pm 05/19/2019 4:00pm America/New_York Cooking with Herbs in Early America

Aromatic, tasty, and healing – herbs were of the utmost importance to the colonial household. They were prized as medicines, dyes, pesticides, air fresheners, and for numerous other purposes. The museum's program will focus on the culinary use of herbs in early America. Members of the Cooking Committee will include herbs common to the 18th century in demonstrating open hearth cooking ...

614 Mountain Avenue Westfield, NJ 07090
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Tue, May 21, 9:30 AM

Summit Old Guard, New Providence

Conquering Mt. Everest- A Personal Story

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Add to My Calendar 05/21/2019 9:30am 05/21/2019 11:30am America/New_York Conquering Mt. Everest- A Personal Story

After many months of training and conditioning, Dan Stringham and three companions undertook and survived one of the most dangerous and physically demanding challenges to mankind; reaching the summit of Mt. Everest in Nepal. Hear Dan tell his story, including the life lessons this experience taught him. The talk will take place in the New Providence Municipal Building starting at 9:30 until 11:30 ...

New Providence Municipal Building New Providence, NJ 07974
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Tue, May 21, 5:30 PM

McManus School auditorium, Linden

Learn about the Opioid Crisis in Union County

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Add to My Calendar 05/21/2019 5:30pm 05/21/2019 7:30pm America/New_York Learn about the Opioid Crisis in Union County

Union County residents can learn about the local impacts of the national opioid crisis first-hand from representatives of the Union County Prosecutor, Sheriff, Police Division and other professionals by attending a free public meeting hosted by the Public Safety Committee of the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders titled, The Opioid Epidemic: Silently Affecting Our Community. Admission is ...

300 Edgewood Road Linden, NJ

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Four Delicious Ways to Enjoy Local Squash this Fall

October 18, 2019

It’s squash season! So now that you’ve just picked up a bunch of beautiful autumn squash, what do you do with it?

First, don’t refrigerate hard squashes unless they’re peeled or cut. Instead, keep them in a cool, dry place. They’ll last about a month.

Then try one of these yummy ideas:

Roasted delicata squash is a fast side dish, especially because you ...

Dear Susan: Beauty Tips from a Beauty Expert - Hair Loss

Dear Susan, 

Why do I notice more hair loss in the fall? How do I care for my scalp? 

Finding hair in your brush is completely normal as we shed hair daily. However, excessive hair loss may call for more attention. Hair loss can start as young as thirteen years old and is seen more in men due to having more hormones and releasing more toxins than women. 

Hair loss happens ...

Union County Assistant Prosecutor, Chief of Detectives Retire after Nearly 30 Years of Service

October 15, 2019

ELIZABETH, NJ — Two county officials have retired after working in the county for nearly 30 years.  Chief of Detectives Vincent Gagliardi and Assistant Prosecutor John Esmerado have both retired from their positions at the Union County Prosecutor’s Office, and were honored for their service to the county during the freeholder board meeting Thursday night.

Esmerado, who is ...

Learn about Rodin Sculpture Discovered in New Jersey

October 20, 2019

On Thursday, November 14 at 7 pm, Mallory Mortillaro, curator of collections for the Hartley Dodge Foundation, will be at the Scotch Plains Public Library to share the unlikely story of how she discovered a marble bust of Napoleon carved by Auguste Rodin here in New Jersey, considered lost since the 1930s.    

While cataloging the foundation’s art collection, she ...

Our State Needs Jon Bramnick in the Assembly

October 15, 2019

To the Editor:

If everyone knew Jon Bramnick as long or as well as I did, there would be no doubt that he would be unanimously and resoundingly re-elected back to the NJ State Assembly, where he belongs and where NJ residents need him.  

Jon fights for and represents all of us - women, men, children, underprivileged, patients...everyone.  He is honest ...