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Authorities ID Body Found in Warinanco Lake as 50-Year-Old Male

July 14, 2017

ROSELLE, NJ - Authorities identified the person who was found dead July 6 in a lake at Warinanco Park as a 50-year-old man, a Union County spokesman told TAP today.

Oday Abd-Ali, whose last known address was in Elizabeth, was pulled from the lake about a week ago, Union County spokesman Sebastian D'elia said.

The cause of death will be determined by a medical examiner, D'elia ...

Get a Real Loan Approval Before You Shop for a Home

Potential homebuyers benefit in several ways by consulting with a lender first and obtaining a pre-approval letter. This gives buyers an opportunity to discuss different loan options and budgeting for the upcoming home purchase. Lenders will also check their credit report and alert the buyers to any potential problems.

Guaranteed Rate’s high tech digital mortgage gives buyers an ...

Scotch Plains Rescue Squad Tip of the Month – Avoid Food Poisoning

This is the season for barbecues and outside parties. It’s a great time to get together with friends and share stories and good food while enjoying the great outdoors.  However, according to the CDC, approximately 1 in 6 Americans gets sick and 128,000 are hospitalized every year from food borne illnesses.

Hamburgers are a common menu item in the summertime. To avoid E. coli, ...

Mayor of Scotch Plains Invites All to the July 19th Downtown Redevelopment Meeting

July 17, 2017

Dear Editor:

When I ran for office last year, the second point of my Five-Point Plan was downtown redevelopment. If you have been watching the Township Council meetings or reading various news outlets, you know the Council has made good progress on downtown redevelopment. 

Specifically, the Township Council established a Scotch Plains Downtown Redevelopment Committee in March and ...

Establishing Healthy Boundaries with Self and Others

July 19, 2017

We all have personal boundaries. Our boundary defines who we are and determines how we are able to interact and relate to the world, physically, emotionally, and spiritually. My boundary lets me know where I end and you begin. My boundary allows me to express who I am and allows you to do the same. Boundaries exist for our protection.

When our boundaries are intact, we know that ...

Rialto & Cranford Theatre Patrons Save 25% at Morano Gelato

July 21, 2017

Seeing a movie? Right now, get 25 percent off of your purchase at Morano Gelato in Downtown Westfeld with a ticket stub from that day from the Rialto Theater in Westfield or the Cranford Theatre.

Morano Gelato is located at 116 Elm St. They focus on a Sicilian-style gelato that uses as many local ingredients as possible, while sourcing the rest from ...

Upcoming Events

Sun, July 23, 4:00 PM

Grillestone Restaurant Bar Private Events, Scotch Plains

Grillestone Prime Rib & Dinner Buffet

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Wed, July 26, 3:00 PM

Grillestone Restaurant Bar Private Event Space, Scotch Plains

Raw Bar Wednesday

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