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Tue, October 16, 1:00 PM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

Afternoon Book Club @ ScotLib: The Storied Life ...

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Add to My Calendar 10/16/2018 1:00pm 10/16/2018 2:30pm America/New_York Afternoon Book Club @ ScotLib: The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry

On Tuesday, October 16 at 1:00 PM, the Afternoon Book Club will discuss The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin.

A. J. Fikry, the irascible owner of Island Books, has recently endured some tough years: his wife has died, his bookstore is experiencing the worst sales in its history, and his prized possession--a rare edition of Poe poems--has been stolen. Over time, he has given up on ...

1927 Bartle Ave Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Friday Films @ ScotLib: Bless Me, Ultima

Fri, October 19, 12:00 PM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

Friday Films @ ScotLib: Bless Me, Ultima

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 10/19/2018 12:00pm 10/19/2018 2:00pm America/New_York Friday Films @ ScotLib: Bless Me, Ultima

​In October, the Scotch Plains Library's Friday Films at Noon will be based on novels from The Great American Read! How does the film compare to the book?

On Friday, October 19 at NOON, the library will be screening, Bless Me, Ultima (PG-13, 102 min).

A healer introduces a young boy to the spirit realm when she comes to live with his family in New Mexico during World War II. Based on ...

1927 Bartle Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

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How to Make Easy Strawberry Rhubarb Jam in Your Microwave

May 22, 2019

Strawberries and rhubarb are one of our favorite springtime combinations. Use them here to make a quick and easy spread.

This recipe makes a small batch — enough for two 8-oz. jars. If you keep them in your refrigerator, there’s no need to process them.

Microwave Strawberry Rhubarb Jam

2 cups fresh strawberries cut into ¼-inch slices

½ cup rhubarb chopped ...

Why I Endorse Michele Matsikoudis

May 23, 2019

I have had the good fortune of knowing Michele Matsikoudis for nearly 20 years.  I have witnessed Michele devote herself to her family, and work tirelessly for the community, all while maintaining a healthy balance of being a wife, mother, daughter, sister, and friend.

When called, Michele stepped up, without hesitation, to become the PTA President of Salt Brook School for two years, and ...

LaZare is the Most Qualified in June 4 Dem Primary

To the Editor:

NJ State government mirrors the Federal government in exhibiting a heightened level of division and distrust, which too often results in no results at all.  One positive we see coming out of this unhappy situation is the unprecedented surge in citizen engagement in the political process, both nationally and locally; more people are paying attention to politics and ...

JCP&L Hosts Supplier Diversity Procurement Fair Event Designed to Attract Vendors for Upcoming Reliability Projects

May 24, 2019

On Tuesday, May 14, Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) hosted a supplier diversity procurement fair to recruit vendors to support the JCP&L Reliability Plus Infrastructure Investment Program. The free-of-charge event was held at the company’s Holmdel office, located in the Bell Works Building, 101 Crawfords Corner Road, Holmdel.

New Jersey Board of Public Utilities ...

Summer Student Discount at The Connection

College students…Home for the summer? Keep up with your workout routine at a cost that is unbeatable!  Enjoy 3 months for $100 (membership fee included) at The Connection while staying fit and healthy all summer long.  

Total Facility Members at The Connection enjoy unlimited use of the Fitness Center, lap swim and water exercise classes in the pool, plus more than 60 fitness, ...

Hidden gem. Register Now. Crestview Swim and Tennis Club.

WANT TO SEE HOW BRIGHT YOUR SUMMER CAN BE AT CRESTVIEW SWIM AND TENNIS CLUB?

Crestview Swim and Tennis Club is a private family-oriented club, with many fun activities scheduled throughout the summer. We have 6 tennis courts, a 25-meter pool and a baby pool, as well as playground and a picnic area with barbecue grills. Our picnic area is a great place to relax with family and friends, and ...

Memorial Day Weekend Ahead; Follow These Red Cross Safety Tips

May 24, 2019

PRINCETON, NJ – Many people will spend the upcoming Memorial Day weekend taking a road trip, having their first picnic of the season or enjoying that first dip in the ocean or pool. Follow these American Red Cross tips to stay safe.

WATER SAFETY

The following tips are layers of protection that will help people stay safe in, on and around the water:

Do your part, be water ...

Dear Susan: Beauty Tips from a Beauty Expert, Father's Day 2019

SUSAN BARBAGLIA, owner of Skin Deep Salon and Spa in New Providence, offers a wealth of knowledge and expertise as a leader in the beauty industry. With over thirty years experience in skin care, Susan can answer your most challenging beauty questions. Email your ...

How Union County is Battling Opioid Epidemic After 133 Overdose Deaths in 2018

May 22, 2019

UNION COUNTY, NJ — In 2018, 133 Union County residents died of an opioid overdose, approximately double the number of people who died from a drug overdose in 2015, according to county data.

Several county initiatives, including Operation Helping Hand and the CLEAR Program, are designed to reduce the impact of the opioid epidemic. These and other county programs were detailed in ...

Could Grassroots Campaign, Alumni Support Save The Daily Targum?

May 16, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The majority of Tara Sullivan's column posted today on the Boston Globe's website focused on Tiger Woods' chances of winning the PGA Championship.

Toward the bottom, however, she couldn't help but voice her concern over how her college paper had been plunged into financial crisis.

Sullivan, like many others who have gone on to have successful ...