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6 Reasons To List Your Home During the Holidays

Now that Halloween has passed, we begin to think about the winter holidays.  Christmas ads with jingling bells and falling snow will soon be everywhere. Typically, home sellers take their homes off the ...

Blended

Blended

Sensational Step Sunday

G and I acknowledge to each other that this life we’ve chosen is hard.  We live in a home with seven people, some of whom are in crucial stages of development. And then there are the kids. Being a ...

College Review

College Review

Three named to Dean's List

Emily Carow Named to Dean's List at Bryant University SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ - Emily Carow, a Senior in Management from Scotch Plains was named to the spring semester Dean's List at Bryant ...

Connecting Commerce and Community

Connecting Commerce and Community

The Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce Introduces The Community Street map

The Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce will once again produce its Community Street Map, which includes all of our five towns--Fanwood, Garwood, Mountainside, Scotch Plains and Westfield. We last published the ...

Consolidation Study Commission Minutes and Updates

Consolidation Study Commission Minutes and Updates

Minutes of the December 11, 2013 Meeting of the Consolidation Study Commission

Minutes of the December 11, 2013 Meeting of the Consolidation Study Commission Board of Education Conference Room Cedar Avenue, Scotch Plains The meeting was called to order at 7:07. Mr. Parisi read the Open ...

Enchanting Moments

Enchanting Moments

Enchantments: Our Past and Present

FANWOOD, NJ - Customers often ask "How long has the store been here?" It is a question that I never get tired of answering. Over time, I began to see where the question came from. A young mother ...

Ince Landscape Construction & Management

Ince Landscape Construction & Management

Water, Water Everwhere!

Water, water everywhere! How did your home and landscape make out since June began? With close to four inches of rain over parts of our area in just three days, you might have noticed drainage issues on your property or ...

JCC NEWS

JCC NEWS

Camp Yachad is in Full Swing

Summer 2015 is here, and Camp Yachad is in full swing. We had an exciting first day.  Our brand new zero-entry pool is open and our youngest campers had a great time splashing around in it.  

Personal Fitness: In the Studio

Personal Fitness: In the Studio

What is Personal Training? First in a 4-Part Series

After the brutal winter we had this year - which was almost immediately followed by mid-summer-esque temperatures - we weren't left with much spring time to gradually shed off our heavy winter clothes. From heavy ...

Police Blotter

Police Blotter

Scotch Plains Police Blotter

12/2                      A resident of Raritan rd. reported being a victim of Criminal Mischief.  She ...

Prepare and Protect

Prepare and Protect

DUIs, what they mean for your insurance

I write this blog with a certain type of sadness. With St. Patrick’s Day approaching, unfortunately drunk driving and DUI’s happen. Typically I write blogs this time of year that give tips on driving ...

SPFHS Sports Wrap Up

SPFHS Sports Wrap Up

Scotch Plains-Fanwood H.S. Ice Hockey Team Takes 3-Game Win Streak into County Playoffs

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ - The Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School ice hockey team ended its regular season with a three-game winning streak, knocking off Gov. Livingston, 9-4, and Bayonne, 3-2, this week after taking down ...

Scotch Plains Library

Scotch Plains Library

Every Child Ready to Read Workshop at Scotch Plains Public Library

The Scotch Plains Public Library has an exciting new workshop designed to help get Every Child Ready to Read®. Research shows that children who develop essential language and other early literacy skills before ...

Scotch Plains Recreation Department

Scotch Plains Recreation Department

Senior Advisory Committee Sponsors Free Speaker and Luncheon

The Senior Advisory is pleased to sponsor a speaker and luncheon on Thursday May 30th beginning at 11:15am to discuss Safety for Seniors. Rochelle Brodsky, a registered nurse with Jewish Family Services,

Scotch Plains Rescue Squad

Scotch Plains Rescue Squad

Tip of the Month: Protect Your Children and Pets. Heat Exhaustion from a Closed Vehicle Can Kill

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Now that most  children have finished school, it is important to remind all our parents and guardians about the dangers of leaving young children and pets in cars during the summer ...

The Falcon's Nest

The Falcon's Nest

A Healthy Balance of Academics, Faith and Athletics

METUCHEN, NJ - Sports have acquired an almost religious status in many segments of our society. March Madness is rivaled only by the fervor generated by the NFL season and the march to the Super Bowl. No matter the ...

The Hyperlocal Consultant

The Hyperlocal Consultant

Facebook Reduces Organic Reach Leaving Small Businesses Reeling

Facebook recently changed its algorithm to reduce organic reach of posts.  In other words, posts to Facebook are being seen by far fewer people.   While Facebook attempts to justify its decision to do ...

The Seventh District Congressional Report

The Seventh District Congressional Report

The Seventh District Congressional Report

Congressman Lance is joined by Congressman Frank LoBiondo (R-2) to discuss business before the U.S. House of Representatives.  

Town Notices

Town Notices

Scotch Plains - Revised Special Meeting Notice

TOWNSHIP OF SCOTCH PLAINS REVISED SPECIAL MEETING NOTICE         PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Township of Scotch Plains has scheduled a Special Meeting for ...

UNCOMMON CENT$

UNCOMMON CENT$

How to Look Behind Mutual Fund Performance Numbers

If you are a mutual fund investor, it’s hard to resist peeking at those performance reviews published every year – the ones that list the top-performing funds. Perhaps you’re hoping that your fund ...

Underground Oil Tank Solutions

Underground Oil Tank Solutions

Taking Care with Underground Oil Tanks

When an underground oil tank is discovered, time is of the essence! Gone are the days when you could fill the oil tank with sand and forget about it. Once an oil tank is discovered, a technician from Tank Solutions ...

Word of Mouth

Word of Mouth

5 Reasons to Take Advantage of Dental Insurance Benefits Before 2015

The New Year is just around the corner and while it is a time of year that many use to reassess their health and finances, now is the best time to take advantage of both. A regular dental visit, which includes an ...

Words from LaMastra

Words from LaMastra

Selling Tips for Summer: Beat the Heat and Savor the Sun

Now that summer is upon us, it is imperative for home sellers to pay close attention to their outside landscaping. As long as there are no drought restrictions, be sure to water your lawn frequently. You don't ...

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Camp Yachad is in Full Swing

Summer 2015 is here, and Camp Yachad is in full swing. We had an exciting first day.  Our brand new zero-entry pool is open and our youngest campers had a great time splashing around in ...

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Letters to the Editor

Independence Day Wishes from Scotch Plains Mayor

July 4, 2015

Dear Editor: Today we celebrate Independence Day, our nation's 239th birthday. As we gather to celebrate this festive and joyous day with family and friends let us be reminded of the great ...

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