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Holy Trinity School Spotlight - PreK4 and PreK4+

A day in the Holy Trinity School PreK-4 and PreK-4Plus program is always exciting! The PreK -4 year old program at Holy Trinity Mountainside Campus is based on the knowledge that a child’s early years are ones of tremendous development – physical, mental, emotional, social, and spiritual. The curriculum challenges the child to develop through experience with language, mathematics, ...

Real Estate News You Can Use

INVENTORY…INVENTORY…INVENTORY!!!  Where is it??  The 2016 recap of sales statistics for our local communities indicated inventories were at close to historical lows for many towns.  Well, here is what has happened in the past month and where we stand today.  The weather has been mild thus far which is prompting a steady and growing “Spring Market” ...

Upcoming Events

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Wed, February 22, 9:00 AM

Plainfield Public Library, Plainfield

The Museum of Uncut Funk Presents "Funky Turns 40"

Arts & Entertainment

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Thu, February 23, 9:00 AM

Plainfield Public Library, Plainfield

The Museum of Uncut Funk Presents "Funky Turns 40"

Arts & Entertainment

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Thu, February 23, 6:00 PM

Plainfield Area YMCA, Plainfield

Plainfield YMCA Kidz Corner, Terrific Thursdays

Health & Wellness

Union County Seeks Input on Mountain Biking

February 22, 2017

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - The Union County Department of Parks & Recreation will host a meeting to present a Trails Master Plan that has been developed for the Watchung Reservation.  This plan will create new trails and open part of the Watchung Reservation to mountain biking.

The meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 7 at 7:00 p.m. at the Trailside Nature & Science ...

Chatham Middle School Moms Appear on "Tucker Carlson Tonight" to Talk About Emphasis of Islam in Class

February 21, 2017

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham moms Libby Hilsenrath and Nancy Gayer made their case about the Chatham Middle School's 7th Grade "World Cultures and Geography" class on national television's "Tucker Carlson Tonight" show, which aired on the Fox News Channel 9 p.m. Monday night.

The Chatham residents told how they questioned the emphasis on Islam in the class at the ...

Celebrate National Chili Day with Tasty Chili Recipe from Lantern Hill Signature Dining

February 22, 2017

Celebrate National Chili Day with Tasty Chili Recipe from Lantern Hill Signature Dining

Looking for a tasty chili recipe for National Chili Day, February 23? Lantern Hill Director of Dining Jason Fernandi shares his recipe below. Fernandi oversees Lantern Hill’s on-site dining venues and signature dining program which includes restaurant style dining, from scratch cooking, intimate ...

Summit Medical Group Offers Five Things Parents Should Know about the Measles

February 20, 2017

Measles is making headlines again in the new year. An infant who had not been vaccinated and an adult who traveled overseas were recently diagnosed with the highly contagious disease in North Jersey. In 2016, there was not a single case reported in the garden state.

“It is concerning to see a disease that had once been eliminated in the U.S. resurfacing in our area,” says Daniel E.

A Heartbreak Kid

It hurts.

 

She was sobbing pretty hard when she said it, so it came out more as a halting stutter.  It hu . . . hu . . . hu . . . rts. 

 

My arms were wrapped around her and her head was buried in my shoulder as she cried.  She was just a little girl the last time I comforted her like this.  Now she is a young woman.  

 

With a broken ...

The Ripper's Time by Mark R. Vogel

The Ripper's Time by Mark R. Vogel (CreateSpace Independent Publishing, 2016)

 

What if we could turn the clock back to 1888, knowing what we know about profiling the characters of serial killers, DNA evidence, analysis of fibers left behind at a crime scene, and lifting fingerprints from surfaces that once were deemed impossible to obtain? Would we be able to identify capture, and ...

‘Shipwrecked’ Rollicks Along at Dreamcatcher Theatre

SUMMIT, NJ – You may be in for a high seas adventure if you visit “Shipwrecked! An Entertainment, The Amazing Adventures of Louis de Rougemont (as Told by Himself).”

This 90-minute play by Donald Margulies has plenty to keep you entranced. Margulies has won just about every theatre award possible for such plays as “Time Stands Still” and “Dinner with ...