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"Real" Real Estate

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 ...

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

GWACC Winter Speaker Series Begins Feb. 15

Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce presents a Winter Seminar Speaker Series at The Crossroads, 78 North Avenue, Garwood, NJ 07027 from 5 - 7:30 p.m., February 15, 2016. Featuring Jim Charette, “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

Spread Joy and Love on Small Business Saturday

If the mood this Thanksgiving weekend conjures up an image of a small town America, Enchantments of downtown Fanwood should be one of the first stores that comes to mind.   Across the street, the leaves on ...

JCC NEWS

JCC NEWS

Israel: How Real Are The Threats? Ambassador Yoram Ettinger Will Speak at JCC on Feb. 15

Ambassador Yoram Ettinger (ret.), an insider on U.S.-Israel relations and consultant to Israel’s cabinet and legislators, will speak at the JCC of Central NJ, 1391 Martine Ave., Scotch Plains on Monday, Feb. 15,

Karmic Words

Karmic Words

Changing of Seasons Could Lead to a New Lifestyle

We have come to the end of a hot summer and now welcome the cool air, a new school year, and sense of renewed purpose. Autumn is certainly a time for change, and many people take time to make significant ...

Keller Williams Realty: Real Life ... Real People

Keller Williams Realty: Real Life ... Real People

Selling Your Home in Winter 2016

So you thought we were going to coast through the winter, but Mother Nature has given us a little blizzard. So now what … Winter can be a harsh, uninviting and unappealing time to sell your home. With 2016 ...

Personal Fitness: In the Studio

Personal Fitness: In the Studio

Personal Training Costs and Value - Fourth in a 4-part Series

Fourth in a 4-part series. In previous articles, we’ve discussed what personal training is, who needs it and what to look for when selecting a personal trainer.  Today, we’ll focus on the cost and ...

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

Scotch Plains Rescue Squad Tip of the Month: Stay Safe While Shoveling

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Now that cold temperatures are here, snow is probably not far behind.  While it looks nice while falling, removing it from sidewalks, porches and driveways is hard work. Many people ...

Sparkle Floors and Carpet

Sparkle Floors and Carpet

Flooring Trends in 2015

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Trends come and go in all aspects of interior design and flooring is no different!  So far in 2015, the trends seem to be: 1. Bamboo flooring Bamboo flooring has become very ...

The Falcon's Nest

The Falcon's Nest

Catholic Schools Week: A Time to Celebrate, A Time to Reflect

For the ancient Romans, Janus, the god of portals and doorways, was a two-faced god who looked both towards the future and back to reflect. In our time, the month of January still functions in the same manner. We look ...

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 Leonard Lance (NJ-07) hosts Congressman Fred Upton (MI-06), Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, of which Lance is a member. The duo discussed the dozens of bills that have been signed into ...

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

Real Estate: Single Women Increasingly Buying Homes

Single female buyers only made up 16 percent of home buyers while the share of single male buyers is 8 percent less, according to the National Association of Realtors' 2014 Profile of Homebuyers and ...

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