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Sun, April 23, 1:00 AM

Scotch Plains

OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 1-4pm.....1820 Raritan Road, ...

Real Estate

Add to My Calendar 04/23/2017 1:00am 04/23/2017 4:00pm America/New_York OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 1-4pm.....1820 Raritan Road, Scotch Plains

Spacious Ranch sitting back off road on almost 1/2 acre.Large rooms.Master BDRM has full bath. Family RM. Sun Room looking over large backyard w/in-ground pool. Walk-up attic. Finished basement. With some TLC make this house your home. $449,000

1820 Raritan Road Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
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Sun, April 23, 1:00 AM

Scotch Plains

OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 1-4pm...528 Dona Lane $499,999

Real Estate

Add to My Calendar 04/23/2017 1:00am 04/23/2017 4:00pm America/New_York OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 1-4pm...528 Dona Lane $499,999

Solid brick Ranch on a cul-de-sac in a desirable neighborhood. This home offers 3 Bedrm 3 full baths LR w/ woodburning fireplace.Formal DR, kit, family rm, park like property w/2 tier deck perfect for entertaining. There is a full finished basement w/full bath and plenty of recreation space. CAC, hardwood floors throughout. Easy commute to NYC by bus or train. Close to park and schools.

528 Dona Lane Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Blood Drive at Congregation Beth Israel

Sun, April 23, 9:00 AM

Congregation Beth Israel, Scotch Plains

Blood Drive at Congregation Beth Israel

Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 04/23/2017 9:00am 04/23/2017 1:00pm America/New_York Blood Drive at Congregation Beth Israel

The Men’s Club of Congregation Beth Israel will hold a Blood Drive on Sunday, April 23, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Scotch Plains synagogue.

Run by Community Blood Services of New Jersey, the drive is open to anyone in the community, 18 years or older, who is medically eligible to donate blood. No pre-registration is required. A continental breakfast will be served to all ...

18 Shalom Way, (at the corner of Martine Avenue) Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
A Journey to Life: Armenia.

Sun, April 23, 12:00 PM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

A Journey to Life: Armenia.

Law & Justice

Add to My Calendar 04/23/2017 12:00pm 04/23/2017 1:00pm America/New_York A Journey to Life: Armenia.

Opening reception on Saturday, April 22 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm.

Presented by Voices partner, Chhange (Center for Holocaust, Human Rights and Genocide Education), this exhibition portrays the full life experiences of Armenians before, during, and after the 1915 genocide. It depicts their vibrant life, culture, and loving family pre-genocide; the experience of dehumanization, the ...

1927 Bartle Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
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Sun, April 23, 1:00 PM

Fanwood

OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 1-3pm...217 Belvidere Ave, ...

Real Estate

Add to My Calendar 04/23/2017 1:00pm 04/23/2017 4:00pm America/New_York OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 1-3pm...217 Belvidere Ave, Fanwood

$819,900

217 Belvidere Avenue Fanwood, NJ 07023
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Sun, April 23, 2:00 PM

Saint Joseph High School - Michael J. Catanzaro Theatre, Metuchen

Venture into Camelot at Saint Joseph HS Metuchen

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/23/2017 2:00pm 04/23/2017 3:30pm America/New_York Venture into Camelot at Saint Joseph HS Metuchen

Saint Joseph High School Theatre Company presents: Lerner & Loewe's Camelot

Sunday, April 23rd - 2 p.m.
Saturday, April 29th - 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Sunday, April 30th - 2 p.m.

Tickets available at the door:
$20.00 Adults
$15.00 Seniors & Students

145 Plainfield Ave Metuchen, NJ 08840
Grillestone Prime Rib & Dinner Buffet

Sun, April 23, 4:00 PM

Grillestone Restaurant Bar Private Events, Scotch Plains

Grillestone Prime Rib & Dinner Buffet

Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 04/23/2017 4:00pm 04/24/2017 4:00pm America/New_York Grillestone Prime Rib & Dinner Buffet

Endless Prime Rib & Dinner Buffet

Sunday Evenings Starting 4 pm

Adults $22.99 • Children $15.99

Buffet includes Endless Choice Prime Rib • Snow Crab Legs • Peel & Eat Shrimp • Roasted Chicken • Fried Chicken • BBQ Spare Ribs • Seasonal Vegetables, Sides and Salads • Hand Crafted Soups and Pasta Station • Desserts and more!

Make ...

2377 US HGWY 22 West Scotch Plains, NJ 07076 <p>Grillestone</p> <p>908-889-8000</p> <p><a href="mailto:events@grillestone.com">events@grillestone.com</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.grillestone.com">www.grillestone.com</a></p> <p>www.facebook.com/grillestone</p>
Lunch & Learn at Temple Emanu-El

Mon, April 24, 11:30 AM

Temple Emanu-El, Westfield

Lunch & Learn at Temple Emanu-El

Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 04/24/2017 11:30am 04/24/2017 1:00pm America/New_York Lunch & Learn at Temple Emanu-El

What Are Your Core Beliefs?

An interactive discussion on the values and beliefs that are most important to us.

How central are they? Where did they come from? To what extent are they shared by others?

What’s the future for these beliefs?

Informal and lively! Discussion topics typically include contemporary events, films of Jewish and general interest, spiritual issues, aging ...

756 E. Broad Street Westfield, NJ 07090
Free Diabetes Self-Management Program

Tue, April 25, 10:00 AM

John F. Kennedy Library, Piscataway

Free Diabetes Self-Management Program

Education Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 04/25/2017 10:00am 04/26/2017 10:00am America/New_York Free Diabetes Self-Management Program

Are you a person with Medicare living with diabetes or know someone who is?

Take control of your health through a free and evidence-based program developed at Stanford University. The free Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP) consists of a highly interactive six-week workshop series. Covered topics include: preventing complications, problem solving, the importance of healthy eating, ...

500 Hoes Lane Piscataway, NJ 08854
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Tue, April 25, 11:30 AM

Lavy House, Westfield

Free Presentation on Avoiding Senior Scams

Police & Fire

Add to My Calendar 04/25/2017 11:30am 04/25/2017 1:00pm America/New_York Free Presentation on Avoiding Senior Scams

A free informational program on “Avoiding Identity Theft and Other Senior Scams” for seniors and their families will take place on Tuesday, April 25, 11:30 a.m. at The Senior Resource Center at The Lavy House, 748 E. Broad Street, Westfield. The program will be presented by Detective Dennis Dasilva of the Westfield Police Department. A light lunch will be served.

The Senior ...

748 E. Broad Street Westfield, NJ 07090
A Journey to Life: Armenia.

Tue, April 25, 12:00 PM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

A Journey to Life: Armenia.

Law & Justice

Add to My Calendar 04/25/2017 12:00pm 04/25/2017 1:00pm America/New_York A Journey to Life: Armenia.

Opening reception on Saturday, April 22 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm.

Presented by Voices partner, Chhange (Center for Holocaust, Human Rights and Genocide Education), this exhibition portrays the full life experiences of Armenians before, during, and after the 1915 genocide. It depicts their vibrant life, culture, and loving family pre-genocide; the experience of dehumanization, the ...

1927 Bartle Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Act Now Foundation Seminar "Understanding Memory Loss"

Wed, April 26, 1:00 PM

Westfield

Act Now Foundation Seminar "Understanding Memory ...

Education Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 04/26/2017 1:00pm 04/26/2017 3:00pm America/New_York Act Now Foundation Seminar "Understanding Memory Loss"

Understanding Memory Loss

April 26 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

First Baptist Church of Westfield, 170 Elm St.

Join us for an Alzheimer's Educational Seminar. It's Free!


170 Elm St Westfield, NJ 07090
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Wed, April 26, 3:00 PM

Grillestone Restaurant Bar Private Event Space, Scotch Plains

Raw Bar Wednesday

Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 04/26/2017 3:00pm 04/27/2017 3:00pm America/New_York Raw Bar Wednesday

RAW BAR WEDNESDAY

HAPPY HOUR • $6 KETEL ONE • GRILLESTONE
Raw Bar & Ketel One Specials Every Wednesday Starting 3 pm!
Happy Hour 3-7 pm!

Amazing Raw Bar & Ketel One Vodka Specials!
$1.00 Blue Point Oysters • $1.00 Shrimp Cocktail • .50 ¢ Clams
$2.00 Oyster Shooters

$6.00 Ketel One Cocktails • $7.50 Ketel One Martinis

RAW BAR ALL ...

2377 US HGWY 22 West Scotch Plains, NJ 07076 <p>Grillestone</p> <p>908-889-8000</p> <p><a href="mailto:events@grillestone.com">events@grillestone.com</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.grillestone.com">www.grillestone.com</a></p> <p>www.facebook.com/grillestone</p>
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Wed, April 26, 6:00 PM

Scotch Plains

Scotch Plains Chess Club Meets at Scotch Plains ...

Add to My Calendar 04/26/2017 6:00pm 04/26/2017 7:30pm America/New_York Scotch Plains Chess Club Meets at Scotch Plains Library

Scotch Plains Chess Club meets at the Scotch Plains Public Library.
Schedule: Biweekly or two (2) sessions each month. Schedule available on Scotch Plains Library Website
Start Date: Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017
Time: 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.

Instructor: Chess Master: Errol Singh (Chatham Day School and ChessmatesNJ)

Registration: Register on the Scotch Plains Library website. Program is open to ...

1927 Bartle Ave. Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
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Thu, April 27, 7:00 PM

Administration Building, Elizabeth

Union County Freeholders Regular Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 04/27/2017 7:00pm 04/27/2017 8:30pm America/New_York Union County Freeholders Regular Meeting

Please note that meetings are regularly held on Thursday evenings. Agenda Setting Sessions and Regular Meetings are held at 7:00 p.m. in the Freeholders’ Meeting Room, Administration Building, 10 Elizabethtown Plaza, 6th Floor, Elizabeth, New Jersey, unless otherwise specified. In the event an Agenda Setting Session and Regular Meeting are held on the same night, the Agenda Setting ...

10 Elizabethtown Plaza Elizabeth, NJ 07202
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Sat, April 29, 7:00 AM

Westfield Area YMCA, Westfield

Fitness 'Fun' Raiser

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 04/29/2017 7:00am 04/29/2017 11:30am America/New_York Fitness 'Fun' Raiser

In addition to the Y’s regular classes, Outdoor Boot Camp class, Outdoor Yoga class and special Water Exercise class will be offered. Great raffle prizes will be available. The prizes will be on display in the lobby from April 24-29.

Members and non-members are invited to participate. Registration for this event is going on now at the Welcome Center. Kids Club is available for those ...

220 Clark Street Westfield, NJ 07090
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Sat, April 29, 9:00 AM

Mother Seton High School, Clark

Free STEM Day at Mother Seton for Girls in 6th, ...

Add to My Calendar 04/29/2017 9:00am 04/29/2017 12:15pm America/New_York Free STEM Day at Mother Seton for Girls in 6th, 7th or 8th Grade

Join us at Mother Seton for STEM DAY (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)

Saturday, April 29th from 9 am - 12:15 pm

Girls in grades 6 - 8 will participate in exciting classes focusing on the basics of ENGINEERING and ROBOTICS.

NO Registration FEE is Required

Register online at www.motherseton.org

SCHOOL TOURS WILL BE AVAILABLE from 11 am - 12 pm

Mother Seton Regional ...

1 Valley Road Clark, NJ 07066
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Sat, April 29, 10:00 AM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

Practice ACT Testing at the Scotch Plains Public ...

Education

Add to My Calendar 04/29/2017 10:00am 04/29/2017 1:00pm America/New_York Practice ACT Testing at the Scotch Plains Public Library

On Saturday, April 29 at 10:00 a.m., Above Grade Level of Union County will offer a free, proctored ACT Practice Test at the Scotch Plains Public Library.

The test is being offered as a community service with no obligation or solicitation. Space is limited and registration is required. Please sign up HERE.

The Scotch Plains Library is located at 1927 Bartle Avenue, one block from Park ...

1927 Bartle Ave. Scotch Plains, NJ
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Sat, April 29, 12:00 PM

La Grande Park, Fanwood

Rockin’ For Autism Music Festival 

Arts & Entertainment Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 04/29/2017 12:00pm 04/29/2017 1:00pm America/New_York Rockin’ For Autism Music Festival 

All-Day Festival Will Feature Musical Acts, Food Trucks, Local Vendors, Autism Workshops, Tricky Tray Raffles and the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Youth Baseball Opening Day Ceremony. Last Year’s Festival Raised $10,500 for Autism New Jersey

To commemorate Autism Awareness Month, and raise awareness of and funds for autism related services, the Borough of Fanwood will host its second annual ...

La Grande Park Fanwood, NJ 07023
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Sat, April 29, 2:00 PM

Saint Joseph High School - Michael J. Catanzaro Theatre, Metuchen

Venture into Camelot at Saint Joseph HS Metuchen

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/29/2017 2:00pm 04/29/2017 3:30pm America/New_York Venture into Camelot at Saint Joseph HS Metuchen

Saint Joseph High School Theater Company presents: Lerner & Loewe's Camelot
Saturday, April 29th - 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Sunday, April 30th - 2 p.m.

Michael J. Catanzaro Theatre, St. Joseph High School, 145 Plainfield Rd, Metuchen, NJ

Tickets available at the door:
$20.00 Adults
$15.00 Seniors & Students

145 Plainfield Ave Metuchen, NJ 08840

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Debate Over Bike Trails in Watchung Reservation Continue at Union County Freeholders Meeting

April 22, 2017

ELIZABETH, NJ — Debate about the possible addition of trails for mountain biking in Watchung Reservation continued at Thursday night’s Union County Freeholders meeting. The county had asked for input regarding the trails in February, which sparked an outpouring of people into the subsequent board meetings.

A resolution regarding mountain biking had appeared on the agenda for ...

Feelin' Hot, Hot, Hot

The real estate market is heating up! Homes are selling quickly in the entry-level price points and things are moving in the luxury market as well. According to NJ real estate valuation expert Jeff Otteau, "For the first time in a decade, we're seeing an increase in demand for houses in the $1M to $2.5M price range ... this is a significant change."

Multiple ...

Scotch Plains Rescue Squad Tip of The Month: Depression and Suicide -- Know the Signs

Even in our open society where everyone seems to know everyone’s  business, depression is still considered a taboo subject among many people. When you look on social media, the majority of people seem to be having the time of their lives; posting about successful careers, satisfying relationships, well-behaved children, and expensive vacations. But as we well know, many of these posts ...

Election Sloganeering

April 23, 2017

Dear Editor:

November seems like a long way off, but is it possible to at least hear more substantive ideas instead of recycling campaign rhetoric?

Presenting a litany of a city's or state's problems (and virtues) without offering any real solutions, improvements or original ideas is somewhat embarrassing. "Keep our schools great." What does that mean?

"We need to ...

Comedy Night Fundraiser Event to Benefit Multiple Sclerosis Features Comedians Joe Carney and Rich McDonald on May 12

April 22, 2017

The Clark Soccer Club is proud to pursue community involvement to fight Multiple Sclerosis and vows to “Kick MS” by focusing their spring season on raising awareness for the National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society. The club is offering a variety of ways for the community to get involved and support this worthy cause. 

One event is a comedy night fundraiser featuring Comedians ...