Health & Wellness

Drug Awareness Program: Hidden in Plain Sight

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The Scotch Plains and Fanwood Police Departments will participate in an open community forum on Wednesday, Oct. 11, at 6:30 p.m. at Forest Road Park to address some key indicators of drug use that might be overlooked in a child's life.

The event is free for residents to attend. 

Other sponsors of the event include the Municipal Alliance Committee, Scotch Plains-Fanwood PTA, and the Drug Enforcement Administration (New Jersey).

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New Mass Transit Map for Union County Residents and Visitors

November 30, 2017

UNION COUNTY, NJ -- Just in time for the holiday  travel season, the Union County Freeholders remind residents and visitors that the new Union County Transit Map is available free online, and printed copies are free on request.

The map displays all bus and rail routes and connections in the county. It was developed as part of the 2016 Union County Transportation Master Plan in ...

79 Arrests Made in Massive Child Trafficking and Pornography Sting

December 2, 2017

TRENTON, NJ – Arrests of 79 targeted sex offenders and persons possessing child pornography have been made in a massive operation that stretched from New Jersey to California,  NJ Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino announced on Friday..

“Operation Safety Net,” a nine-month, multi-agency child protection initiative, was led by the New Jersey Regional ...

Tips To Make Your Home Photo-Ready and Market-Worthy

You’re selling your home, or you’re starting to think about it, but your house hasn’t been updated or painted in years. You want it to look its best before presenting it to prospective buyers, but you don’t know where to begin.

Home Staging Tips
Sprucing up your home can be as simple as adding a new coat of paint, inside and out, or as extensive as interior renovation ...

Tax Reform Is a Lose-Lose for the Republicans

November 29, 2017

To the Editor:

Many of us are aware that Congress is in the process of trying to simplify and reduce the tax burden on us tax payers. However, the bill that the house just passed and the one in the Senate does not do that.  In addition, the Senate is trying to do away with the Individual Mandate.

The tax bill deletes most of the deductions we use, in fact only mortgage and charity ...

What Home Buyers and Sellers Need To Know About Today's Market

December 5, 2017

Nationally, the average time it takes to sell a house has dropped from 11 weeks five years ago to three weeks today, according to CNN Money report (11/27/2017).  

"The inventory shortage and the growing economy and job creation has increased the interest in home buying," said Lawrence Yun, chief economist for NAR (National Association of Realtors). "There is just not ...

Open House at All Saints on Sun, Dec. 17

December 10, 2017

All are invited and welcome to the All Saints' Episcopal Church Open House.

Join us on Sunday, Dec. 17, at 12:00 noon for hot cider, freshly baked cookies, and beautiful music. All Saints' has been your community church for over 150 years--come and see our rich history, vivid stained glass, and celebrate the season with us.

Meet our rector, the Reverend Susanna Cates, and find ...

Upcoming Events

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Mon, December 11, 7:00 PM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

Teen Anime Club at the Scotch Plains Public ...

Arts & Entertainment

Wed, December 13, 7:30 AM

Holy Trinity Church, Westfield

Advent Taize

Religions And Spirituality

Fri, December 15, 6:45 AM

Wardlaw + Hartridge, Edison

Wardlaw+Hartridge Hosting Gingerbread House ...

Arts & Entertainment