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Scotch Plains Public Library to Host VA Claims Clinic on Oct. 30

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- As part of the World War I and America series, the Scotch Plains Public Library is hosting many interesting lectures, discussions, and films during October and November. The series commemorates the centennial of American involvement in World War I and explores the ongoing experience of veterans who have served in our lifetimes.

In an effort to further support today’s veterans, Lillie Nuble, Director of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Newark, will be at the Scotch Plains Public Library on Monday, Oct. 30, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. to discuss VA benefits including compensation, pension, vocational rehabilitation, employment, and education benefits. 

For more information and to make an appointment, call Jennifer Myers at 973-297-3384. Refreshments have be generously provided by the Scotch Plains-Fanwood VFW Post #10122.

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World War I and America is a two-year initiative of Library of America presented in partnership with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, the National World War I Museum and Memorial, and other organizations, with generous support from The National Endowment for the Humanities.

For more information, go to http://www.scotlib.org/2017/worldwarone, 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 Avenue, one block from Park Avenue in the center of town.

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Video of Crook Robbing Tip Jar Goes Viral; Thief Caught in Clark

November 16, 2017

CLARK, NJ — When Danae Tuck went to work at the Clark White Diamond on Tuesday, she anticipated an ordinary day of serving up fresh food and smiles to her customers. What she didn’t expect, after nine years on the job, was someone to walk out the door with the staff’s tip jar. But that's what happened, and video of the theft, which she posted to Facebook, quickly ...

Great Places to Take Holiday Photos in the Westfield Area

’Tis the season to cajole your family to wear matching outfits, bribe the kiddos with candy canes and chocolates, and somehow balance reindeer antler onto your pet’s head. What to do for your holiday photos this year? Why not take advantage of all of the great outdoor backdrops in our quaint towns and parks? Local businesses and townships also have some photo ops scheduled that will ...

You Don’t Recover from an Addiction by Just Quitting; Create a New Life

November 16, 2017

You don’t recover from an addiction by just quitting. You recover by creating a new life where it is easier to not use. If you do not create a new life for yourself, then all the factors that led you to your addiction will eventually catch up with you again. AA teaches that you must change people, places and things.

You don’t have to change everything in your ...

Union Catholic Recognized Children's Grief Awareness Day

November 20, 2017

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Union Catholic recognized Children’s Grief Awareness Day on Thursday with several activities to create awareness and lend support to those in need.

Butterfly stickers, a Grief Awareness Day symbol, were distributed to all students and staff, and Barbara Dellanno, Union Catholic’s Dean of Academics and Faith-Formation, led a prayer during the honor roll ...

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Thu, November 30, 7:00 PM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

Owning the Application Process: Developing Your ...

Education

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Sat, December 2, 9:00 AM

Mother Seton Regional High School, Clark

Peppermint Boutique - Craft Fair

Arts & Entertainment

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Sun, December 3, 9:00 AM

Temple Sholom, Scotch Plains

Temple Sholom Holiday Boutique

Religions And Spirituality