Downtown Redevelopment Committee Meeting

| Location: Township Hall | | | | Category: Public Meetings | Location Details | | Township Hall | | 430 Park AvenueScotch Plains NJ 07076 |

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Wed, January 13
7:00 pm
Add to My Calendar 01/13/2021 7:00pm America/New_York Downtown Redevelopment Committee Meeting

| Location: Township Hall | | | | Category: Public Meetings | Location Details | | Township Hall | | 430 Park AvenueScotch Plains NJ 07076 |

430 Park Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

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Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

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How to Live with Uncertainty

SCOTCH PLAINS-- Many of us are feeling the anxiety of not knowing what is coming our way.  The current COVID-19 pandemic has heightened uncertainty over the economy, employment, finances, our government, relationships and of course our mental and physical health. It is natural to want to feel safe.  The fear of uncertainty can leave us feeling very stressed, depressed and ...


We have all been through a challenging 2020 and some of us have lost loved ones during the pandemic.  

Let’s be hopeful that this New Year the Covid vaccine and   the federal help for businesses and the unemployed it will bring us good health, safety and prosperity. 

From our family at The Hellenic Therapy Center to yours, we wish you Happy Holidays and a Healthy ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Running Food Drive for MLK Day

EDISON-- In celebration of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison is holding a food drive. Although the pandemic has prevented the school from hosting its fourth annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service on campus, the school remains committed to supporting his dreams of friendship, peace, love, equal opportunity and unity.

W+H families will ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Winter Teams Begin Practice

EDISON-- The basketball and cheer teams at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison began practice on Tuesday, Jan. 12. Middle School basketball players worked out in Plumeri Gym from 3:15-4:15, with Upper School athletes taking the courts afterward. Cheer teams in both divisions conducted their practice sessions on the stage in the Berry Performing Arts Center. All athletes wore masks ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Young Alumni Share Experiences on College Day

EDISON--Seven recent graduates from The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison participated in a virtual panel discussion on Zoom and answered questions about the college process and their transition from high school on Young Alumni College Day. Separate discussions with W+H juniors and seniors were moderated by Chris Teare, Director of College Counseling, and Sarah Honan, Associate Director of ...

Saint Joseph High School Students Participate in Model UN

METUCHEN, NJ -- Although the Model United Nations Conference looked different this year, Saint Joseph High School students participated at home on Zoom rather than in Hershey, PA. The Falcons soared! Below is a list of the awards our students achieved this year:

Outstanding Delegation - Saint Joseph High School
Officers -Abel Stephen - General Assembly A Head Chair (reelected for the ...

7 Tricks for Making the Best Winter Soups

January 18, 2021

There’s nothing like a steaming pot of soup to take off the chill on a cold day. Want to up your winter soup game? We’ve got seven simple tricks to make your favorites even better:

1. Save the bones from your roasted chicken (including storebought rotisserie chicken) in the freezer to make stock. The roasted bones will give your soups more flavor than raw.

2. Need to swap ...

New Jersey Date Night: Get Comfortable at These Good Old-Fashioned Diners

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

A new year is upon us and optimistically one may believe that the possibilities are endless. Granted we just came off a year so horrific that it makes Divorce Court look better than Disneyland, so it’s reasonable to be a little trepidatious. But then again, aiming for the positive is a mindset that ...

Mocktails are the Key to Enjoying Dry January — Try Ginger ‘Mock-jito’ Recipe

NEW JERSEY — Every January for the past three years, Shivam Patel voluntarily trades in a beer for a bottled water at his favorite Jersey dive bar. Patel is one of many who participate in Drynuary, or Dry January, abstaining from alcohol for the entire month in an effort to be healthier.

Originating in the UK as an advocacy campaign, the wellness trend started with just 4,000 people ...

New Salad Dressing Recipes to Perk Up Your Healthy Meals

There’s nothing like a nice crispy salad to make eating well feel like fun, but the right dressing can mean the difference between so-so and spectacular.

Below, gather a few ingredients together and whip up some easy new dressings that will make your salads sing:

Zingy Lemon Vinaigrette: In a jar, combine one part lemon juice with two parts olive oil. Add a dab to a spoonful of ...

Bald Eagle Spotted at Park in Westfield. Bird’s Numbers Rising in NJ

January 16, 2021

WESTFIELD, NJ — The emblem bird of the United States made an appearance in Westfield Thursday.

Justin Drazin and his family spotted the bald eagle just over the pond at Mindowaskin Park during the afternoon.

“My wife and I were out for some fresh air with our little girl. We stopped at the Mindowaskin playground and then took a walk over to the pond to see the ducks,” ...

Chelsea East Brunswick Residents Among First to Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

January 18, 2021

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - East Brunswick Caregivers Donna Smith and Nicole Hinds were the first essential workers in line to receive the COVID-19 first round of vaccinations at the Chelsea Senior Living Home on Cranbury Road.  They were prepped but still a bit nervous about getting the shots from vaccination workers sent by the CVS on Route 18 North in East Brunswick.  Donna and Nicole put n ...

In Fanwood and Scotch Plains, While We Often Disagree, We Resolve Our Disagreements with Words

January 8, 2021

Dear Editor:
The insurgency we witnessed at our Nation’s Capitol this week was a shattering display of disregard for the important values that bind us as a nation. This horrific and violent riot has left death and injuries in its wake. Those who stormed the Capitol, came to usurp President-Elect Joe Biden's victory and their actions were fueled by the words of our current ...


January 5, 2021

This time of year is important for many reasons.  Not only due to the holidays but also the start of the new year.  Many will reflect on the past, as well as the future and many will do so through the prism of faith.

Faith can mean different things to different people. For many, it is religious, but not for all. People will cling to what they need to get through these ...

A'Liyah Thomas Excels in Two Sports at Union Catholic

January 17, 2021

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- In Union Catholic's latest installment of Feature Friday, the spotlight shines on senior A'Liyah Thomas.

Thomas, who lives in Linden, is the top ranked long jumper in the state, an All-Conference volleyball player, and an Honor Roll student.

You do such a great job representing UC! What do you love the most about competing in track and field and playing ...