Guest Column

May 23, 2020

It’s hard being stuck inside, and not being able to visit family and friends makes it even more difficult. Now that warm temperatures are here, getting outside and being more active is a nice respite from the isolation and boredom of the last couple of months. Lately, it’s very common to see ...

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ATLANTA, GA -- In the not-so-distant future, our corona-closed world will gradually re-open, allowing New Jersians the freedom to shop out, to dine in and to basically do anything that’s not based in our living rooms.  To most the liberation may seem like the end of World War II and in many ways ...

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This year, National EMS Week is being held from May 17 through the 23. Instituted in 1974 by President Gerald Ford, it’s a time to recognize and celebrate EMS practitioners and the important work they do in our nation’s communities. Due to COVID-19, the Scotch Plains Rescue Squad cannot hold any ...

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There is something remarkable happening in Scotch Plains and Fanwood right now. These two communities have come together like never before to help feed the over 100 veterans at Valley Brook Village. What started off as a one-time request for food has turned into a recurring outpouring of love and ...

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Seasonal businesses (landscaping, ice cream shops, sports training facilities, and shore-related enterprises) are accustomed to thriving during the warmer months and struggling when the leaves turn brown. Any seasonal company that has been around for several years, understands the need to conserve ...

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The $2.2 trillion coronavirus economic stimulus bill is providing a lifeline for small businesses in New Jersey and across the country in states that have been hit hard by the epidemic. The cornerstone of the legislation for business owners is a bold a $349 billion lending program for companies ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Schools around the country have begun to close, professional sports leagues have been suspended, and citizens are stockpiling toilet paper at unprecedented rates. As a high school student getting ready to visit potential colleges, what does the spread of COVID-19 mean for your ...

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When a family becomes stressed, everyone feels anxious. The anxiety moves easily from person to person in the family.  Anxiety that affects one, affects all. It can be contagious. Our country and our community are in the midst of a great deal of panic and anxiety with the pandemic of the ...

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