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Two Dead After Car Goes into Rahway River Off GSP Near Clark

June 16, 2017

CLARK, NJ — Two people are dead after one-car crash on the Garden State Parkway Friday morning around 10:45 a.m. The names of the victims have not been released.

“The vehicle went off the road on the right-hand side and was submerged in water. The right two lanes of the parkway are closed for investigation and will be for some time,” Lieutenant Schafer of the ...

6 Reasons Why You Need a Buyer’s Agent When Purchasing a Home

Technology has made it easy to view homes online. And it can be fun to say, “Honey, stop the car!” whenever you see balloons in front of a great house on Sunday afternoons. When you are seriously looking to purchase a home, however, you will be doing yourself a huge favor by working with a buyer’s agent. Here’s why:


Exclusivity - A buyer’s agent represents ...

Three Sizzling Tips to Sell Your Home Quick This Summer

The market to buy a home is as hot as ever, but that doesn’t mean selling will come easy. Now that the summer is upon us, home owners must be conscious of certain areas that may have eluded them the rest of the year. After all, attention to detail can be the deciding factor whether an interested party turns into a buyer.

Here are three tips that every home owner should consider before ...

Scotch Plains Rescue Squad Tip of the Month – Handling a seizure

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Seizures can be very scary to witness.  The person may be violently shaking, unconscious and rigid, or just staring into space.  This may be happening because he or she has a seizure disorder, or because of an illness or injury.

Epilepsy, or seizure disorder, is a neurological condition that affects the nervous system.  People can be diagnosed at any ...

Family Searching for Lost Parakeet Believed to be Adopted by Someone Else at Pet Store

June 15, 2017

Dear Editor:

On May 31 our beloved adopted parakeet Pablo slipped out of our garage door. Our friends and family have searched all over for him.

He has a partner, Sunny, who is devastated he's gone — along with five young babies  — not to mention a 9-year-old girl who adores and cries for him every night. 

Amazingly, we found out ...

Is Summer Camp the Right Choice for My Child?

June 15, 2017

Is your child attending camp this summer? Is it their first experience away? If yes, it can be an experience causing anxiety for you, for the parent and the child. This experience can be frightening to your child if it is their first time and it is so important that they do not see your worry or anxiety about leaving home for the first time… especially if it is sleep away ...

Kent Place School Graduates Scotch Plains Residents at 123rd Commencement

June 22, 2017

SUMMIT, NJ --  The Class of 2017 graduated at the 123rd Kent Place School Commencement. Among the 71 members of the Class of 2017 are (pictured l to r) Isabella Mancene and Gaby Branin of Scotch Plains.

During the ceremony, Gaby Branin received the White Blazer Award, which is given to a student who has been a three-sport athlete all four years of high school and has demonstrated ...

Upcoming Events

Thu, June 22, 3:00 PM

Union County Vocational-Technical Schools, Scotch Plains

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Sun, June 25, 1:00 PM

The First Baptist Church of Westfield, Westfield

Mental Health Awareness Seminar

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Grillestone Restaurant Bar Private Events, Scotch Plains

Grillestone Prime Rib & Dinner Buffet

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