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Scotch Plains Library to Host Third Young Adult Cooking Class on March 21

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ --​On Wednesday, March 21, join Dana for the library’s third teen cooking class. Teens in grades 5-12 are invited to decorate a ceramic mug and then learn how to make mug cakes. 

Students will also get to take home a packet of dry ingredients to make the “Chocolate Cake in a Mug” at home. This workshop will meet in the Maker & Media Room. Teens can register for the 6:00-6:30 session​ or the 6:30-7:00 session.​ Registration is required and space is limited; please note any food allergies on the registration form.

To register, visit the hyperlinks above, email library@scotlib.org, call (908) 322-5007 x 204 or stop by the Reference Desk.

The Scotch Plains Library is located at 1927 Bartle Ave., one block from Park Ave. in the center of town.

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Summer Life Guard Job Opportunity in Union County

April 10, 2018

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Summer lifeguard positions are available at Union County’s public swimming pool, the Walter Ulrich Memorial Pool at Rahway River Park in Rahway.

“Union County’s Ulrich Pool provides our youth and adult summer job seekers with an opportunity to enjoy working outdoors in the fresh air all summer long while sharpening valuable life skills including leadership, ...

Why We Keep Kosher

Why We Keep Kosher

This week's parshah, Shemini, introduces the Torah's dietary laws. Animals must chew their cud and have split hooves to be kosher, fish need fins and scales, and a list of forbidden fowl is enumerated.

To those of us in Jewish education, it is a continuing source of disappointment that so many Jews still believe the kosher laws to be outdated.

New Jersey’s Out-of-Network Bill Is a Huge Blow to The Middle Class

April 8, 2018

Dear Editor:

As Trenton currently looks to balance the budget, once again it’s our state’s hardest working citizens who will be left holding the bag. This time, though, it will be the hardworking office and ancillary staff from our small business private medical practices. 

A bill called “The Out-of-Network Consumer Protection Bill” ...

Helping Teenagers Deal with Prom Night Stress

April 18, 2018

Prom can be one of the most exciting times for your teenager but at the same time one of the most stressful. 

It can also be very stressful for parents as they prepare themselves to accept that their teenager is graduating and soon going away to school, while planning a weekend away after prom night. Going to the Shore for the weekend or somewhere overnight has become more of the ...

Union Catholic Is Participating in Project for Union County Student Training and Enrichment Program

April 19, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- As a part of the Union County Student Training and Enrichment Program (STEP), Union Catholic, along with 20 other high schools in the county, is participating in the Branches Against Bullying Project.  
UC students are asked to "leaf" (write) a compliment on the back of a green paper leaf during their religion classes this week.

The leaves will then be ...

Upcoming Events

Thu, April 19, 5:00 PM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

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Sat, April 21, 11:00 AM

PetSmart, Millburn

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