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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

Top 7 Things Not to Miss at Westfield’s Spring Fling!

The Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) of Westfield, a program of the Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce, will showcase seven new businesses at Westfield’s Spring Fling on May 1. YEA! is a ...

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 ...

Family Fun

Family Fun

Take the Kids Downtown, Way Downtown to Battery Park

I recently took my six-year-old son on a visit to Battery Park, and was surprised and delighted there was so much for kids to do there. Our primary reason for visiting the southern tip of Manhattan was to check out the ...

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

The Key To Selling Your Home Quickly

If you’re thinking of selling your home you are probably wondering what you need to do to get it sold quickly. You might think there are a number of solutions you can approach before going to market. Perhaps ...

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 – Burn Prevention and Treatment

Burns can happen in an instant, and while some cannot be prevented, others can.  There are many things we can do in our homes to keep ourselves and our families safe. While cooking, turn handles in so that pans ...

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 ...

Tax Tips from Mannuzza & Lamela

Tax Tips from Mannuzza & Lamela

Accounting Opportunities to Save Money Post-Tax Season

The traditional income tax filing season may be over, however opportunities continue to exist which may ultimately save you some tax dollars in other areas.  The New Jersey Property Tax Reimbursement Program ...

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 (R-7) hosted Assemblywoman Nancy Munoz (R-21) for a discussion regarding issues relevant to the Seventh Congressional District.  

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 ...

Views of Holy Trinity

Views of Holy Trinity

An Investment Worth Making – Catholic Education

Are you looking to make a wise investment? Who isn’t? We all want to make wise investments. Investing in your children is one of the most important things you can do. Many families at this time ...

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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