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Sparkle Floors and Carpet Celebrates Grand Opening

June 29, 2015

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ - The TriCounty Chamber of Commerce helped one of their members, Sparkle Floors and Carpet, celebrate the opening of their store at 451 Park Avenue in Scotch Plains on Thursday ...

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Elections

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie Officially Announces Bid for Presidency in Livingston

July 1, 2015

LIVINGSTON, NJ — New Jersey Governor Chris Christie officially announced his candidacy for the President of the United States when he returned to his alma mater on Tuesday. The Livingston High ...

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Garden State Green

Recycling Pick-up Date Adjusted for Independence Day Holiday

June 23, 2015

BRIDGEWATER - The Somerset County Recycling Center, located at 40 Polhemus Lane, will be closed Friday, July 3, in observance of Independence Day. Curbside pickup for residents of North Plainfield ...

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Giving Back

Donated School Supplies Sought for Food Bank Families

June 23, 2015

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - The Somerset County Commission on the Status of Women (SCCSW) has launched its annual "Project First Class" school-supplies collection.  Children of families ...

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Government

North Plainfield July 4th Parade Set to March to Perfect Weather

July 3, 2015

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – North Plainfield’s annual 4th of July Parade is set to kickoff at 10:00am sharp from Wilson Ave. The parade will snake throughout the Borough. The route begins at ...

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Health & Wellness

Red Cross Issues Top 4th of July Steps for Travel, Grilling and Water Safety

July 4, 2015

PRINCETON, NJ – This Fourth of July, many people will be traveling, firing up the backyard grill or enjoying swimming and other water-related activities and the ...

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Police & Fire

Major Studios Considering Westfield ‘Watcher’ Story for Movie, Reports Say

July 2, 2015

WESTFIELD, NJ — The true-life lawsuit over disturbing letters sent to Westfield homeowners, signed “The Watcher,” is generating interest from some of Hollywood’s biggest ...

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Somerset County News

Somerset Home Holds First Annual Gala

July 4, 2015

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Home for Temporarily Displaced Children recently held the First Annual Spark! Gala: A Hopeful Future for Youth to raise money to support the organization’s ...

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Community Happenings

South Plainfield Hiring Part-Time 911 Operators

June 28, 2015

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The South Plainfield Police Department is seeking per diem personnel for the Communications Division.  The candidate must have the following: * a high school diploma or ...

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Obituaries

Letters to the Editor

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Press Releases

Family is Asking for Community to Vote for Josh Pauls

June 25, 2015

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Josh Pauls, son of Tony Pauls  has been nominated for an ESPY for the best male athlete with a disability. Josh was born with no tibias in either leg and had both legs ...

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Community Announcements

Community Announcements

Peter Longo of Green Brook Graduates From the University of Rhode Island

June 30, 2015

KINGSTON, RI -- At the University of Rhode Island's 129th Commencement on Saturday and Sunday, May 16-17, 2015, about 3,200 undergraduate and 660 graduate students became the University's ...

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Events

Columns

The World According to Greg...................

SPORTS FACTS YOU MIGHT NOT HAVE KNOWN

I had a severe case of writer’s block, so I decided to do what I do best;  come up with some sports trivia that’s a little out of the mainstream and/or something that you just cannot ...

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Cooking With Craig

Grandma Thiebaud’s Cinnamon Rolls

One of the fondest memories I have growing up is making cinnamon rolls with my Grandma Thiebaud and my sister.  My Grandma would make the dough, roll it out, and make a simple filling out of ...

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Beth's Book Review

The Breaking Point: A Body Farm Novel by Jefferson Bass

If you are a Patricia Cornwell or Kathy Reichs fan and you haven't yet read the works of the writing duo known as Jefferson Bass, you will be a happy camper as you check out the nine books in the ...

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Lost in Suburbia®

Getting Under My Skin

“What do you think this is?” my husband asked me, pointing to his elbow. “That is your elbow,” I stated matter-of-factly. “No, these red spots,” he ...

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