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Macaroni Kid Comes to Westfield-Springfield-Cranford-Scotch Plains Area

Macaroni Kid is excited to announce that it has come to the Westfield-Springfield-Cranford-Scotch Plains area!  Macaroni Kid is a free weekly e-newsletter and website that highlights all of the great things for kids and their families to do in our community.

Under the stewardship of Donna Oshri, Westfield-Springfield-Cranford-Scotch Plains Macaroni Kid is poised to quickly become the go to source for all things family.  “As a mom, I know how difficult it has been to keep track of the fun and enriching events and activities available for kids.  I’m extremely excited to bring Macaroni Kid to our community and look forward to the opportunity to support the many cultural, not-for-profit, school and just plain fun things there are to do in our community.”  Macaroni Kid covers the spectrum of things to do with kids -- classes, shows, events as well as things to do at home, cooking projects, book reviews, arts and crafts and more.

Parents in Westfield-Springfield-Cranford-Scotch Plains and surrounding communities can sign up to receive their weekly newsletter by visiting www.westfield.macaronikid.com.  In addition to local events, Macaroni Kid will be bringing reviews and insights about events and activities in our region, as well as featuring exciting ideas for family road trips and travel.

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Ideas for articles and event listings can be sent to Donnao@macaronikid.com.

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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 ...

Tips to Sell Your Home this Winter

The winter is usually the main focus is on family and the holidays, not on buying a home

Perhaps your winter selling strategy needs an adjustment. Strategize for the season. Take advantage of seasonal opportunities, current market trends, home care and staging tips and sell your home this winter.

Seasonal Opportunities:

Winter is the time for opportunities like job relocations, ...

Downtown Redevelopment in Scotch Plains Is Completely Transparent

November 6, 2017

A few residents have stated concerns that downtown redevelopment would lead to large tax increases, especially hurting our senior citizens.

First let me point out that since the State Legislature passed the 2% cap on municipal spending in 2010, Scotch Plains' municipal taxes have only risen at a rate of 1.1%. The Township has also recently attained a AAA bond rating, further ...

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 ...

Human Services Agency Alternatives Expands Services to Ease Transition to Fee-for-Service Billing

November 18, 2017

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. - Alternatives Inc., a non-profit human services provider for people and families with special needs, announced it has opened two new group homes in Ocean County with plans for six more in Ocean, Hunterdon and Somerset counties. The agency also debuted its redesigned website and a video that reinforces the theme “One Community” to highlight its successes and ...

Upcoming Events

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Sun, November 19, 12:00 PM

Deutscher Club of Clark, Inc., Clark

Deutscher Club of Clark, Inc. Ladies Division ...

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink

Sun, November 19, 2:30 PM

The Reeve History and Cultural Resource Center, Westfield

Westfield Historical Society Presents an ...

Education Green

Sun, November 19, 3:00 PM

First Baptist Church of Westfield, Westfield

Music From the Heart of Europe…Russia, Poland and ...

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