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False Alarm for Railroad Repair Road Closure in Clark

October 27, 2016

CLARK, NJ - Motorists crossing the railroad tracks on Westfield Ave. on Wednesday were surprised to find signs warning of road closure beginning Nov. 10. 

While the crossing is slated for repair, Clark Chief of Police said the project had been delayed until spring, 2017. “Not sure why that sign was put up,” Matos said on Thursday.

The answer came later in the day. The ...

Devils Launch Community Recognition Initiative “Newark’s Cornerstones” on City’s 350th Anniversary

October 25, 2016

NEWARK, NJ – It’s not often that hockey fans are treated with a special appearance from a retired superstar at the arena, so when former New Jersey Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur was in town this past weekend for the official unveiling of “The Salute,” a 900-pound bronze statue that immortalized the future NHL Hall of Famer’s career, it was a special ...

Renovations for Adding Home Value

Everybody wants the most money possible for their home when it comes time to sell, and buyers in today’s market want an updated, move-in ready home. In order to get what you want, or need, out of your home, you may have to do some updates before moving. But how do you know which renovations to tackle and which ones might be better left for the next owners? Let’s take a look at some of ...

Fanwood Residents Should Vote Yes for Municipal Opn Space Trust Fund

October 28, 2016

To the Editor:

Fanwood voters will have something extra to consider when they vote on November 8th.  Referendum Question #4 asks voters to approve the establishment of a “Municipal Open Space, Recreation, and Farmland and Historic Preservation Trust Fund”.  This new levy will range from $8 - $11 per household, will expire in ten years and will remain at the ...

Bereavement Group to Begin at JCC in Scotch Plains on Nov. 7

October 28, 2016

 JFS Bereavement Group To Begin November 7 in Scotch Plains

Jewish Family Service of Central NJ, a non-sectarian health and social service agency, will be presenting a 6-week Bereavement Group for those who have lost a spouse or significant other, Mondays, Nov. 7, 14, 21, 28, Dec. 5 and 12,  at 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM at the Jewish Community Center of Central NJ, 1391 ...

Upcoming Events


Fri, October 28, 7:00 PM

House of Horrors, Scotch Plains

House of Horrors in Scotch Plains on Oct. 28 to ...


Fri, October 28, 7:30 PM

Congregation Beth Israel, Scotch Plains

Kristallnacht Commemoration With Presentation by ...

Education Religions And Spirituality