Special Zoning Board Meeting

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Thu, August 06
7:30 pm
Add to My Calendar 08/06/2020 7:30pm America/New_York Special Zoning Board Meeting

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430 Park Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

430 Park Avenue
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

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Wardlaw+Hartridge Parents, Students Grateful for Strong College Guidance

EDISON, NJ -- The college admission landscape, like so many other things in the world of education, has been plagued by uncertainty since the COVID-19 pandemic ravaged the United States and the world. The global health crisis has changed the rules on almost a daily basis and caused institutions of higher education to alter their procedures and safety protocols. Some colleges and universities ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Student Earns President's Volunteer Service Award

EDISON, NJ -- Emily Brogan of Colonia, a rising junior at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, recently received recognition and a letter from the White House commemorating her President’s Volunteer Service Award. 

The certificate Emily received commended her for a “commitment to strengthen our nation and communities through volunteer service.” The letter, signed ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Student Successfully Isolates Gene

EDISON, NJ -- Laura Chen of Fords, a rising junior at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, recently reached a milestone in her scientific studies. Laura successfully isolated a gene in the Molecular Science course offered by the Waksman Institute at Rutgers University and her findings were accepted for publication in the NCBI database of the National Institute of Health. She and the other ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Student Studies at Governor’s School

EDISON, NJ -- Ariana Di Landro of Carteret, a rising junior at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, recently completed an exciting and enlightening month of study at The New Jersey Governor’s School of Engineering & Technology (GSET) at Rutgers University.

The Governor's School of Engineering & Technology (GSET) is a unique and intensive residential summer program ...

Virtual Wildlife Wednesdays for Children in Union County

The Union County Freeholder Board is pleased to announce a new virtual education initiative aimed at teaching children about animals and the important role they play in the environment. 

Wildlife Wednesdays kicks off on Wednesday, July 22nd with a program entitled “Frogs, Toads and Turtles” which will explain the difference between frogs and toads and turtles and ...

New Jersey Date Night: Make it a Breakfast Date, Al Fresco

August 11, 2020

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

Some think it’s the most important meal of the day and others say it’s reserved for champions. When it comes to breakfast, it doesn’t take a titleholder to know it’s a tasty way to start your day, and your date! A little flirtation over a short stack and a little wink with a ...

NJ Home Bakers One Step Closer to Earning a Profit

New Jersey is the only state where you can’t have a home-baked foods business. But that may be about to change.

The state Senate recently passed a bill that would allow entrepreneurs in the Garden State to make and sell baked goods out of their homes that do not require refrigeration or additional cooking after they are baked.

Sen. Kip Bateman (R-16th), who sponsored the bill, said it ...

Libby’s Lunch: Foodies Flock From Near and Far for One Last Bite

PATERSON, NJ — Some 30 cars filled to capacity the two parking lots that surround Libby’s Lunch on McBride Avenue.

Word was out Monday evening that Libby’s Lunch — a restaurant long known for its chili dogs — would be closed permanently by the end of the week. Customers had come for one last chance to say goodbye to Libby’s.

“The food is what makes ...

Community Conversation: Immunizations, Physicals and Other Back to School Safety Tips

Whether it’s in-person or virtually, children will be going back to school in the fall. So how can parents keep their kids safe, healthy and ready to learn? On Atlantic Health System’s latest Community Conversation, join Tyree Winters, DO, a pediatrician with Atlantic Medical Group, for some important tips that will help make this school year an A+!

 

Tamaques Park Closed as Westfield DPW Assesses Trees After Isaias

August 8, 2020

WESTFIELD, NJ — Tamaques Park is closed until further notice, Westfield Police announced Saturday afternoon.

The Department of Public Works had been performing storm-related tree work there, police said.

“For safety reasons, Tamaques Park closed until further notice. DPW needs to assess condition of trees,” the police department said in a Nixle alert at 5:46 ...

Auction Features 200-Year-Old Clock Crafted & Built in NJ

August 4, 2020

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Central Jersey auctioneer Joe Bodnar received an email last month reading “The Barnes family clock needs to find a new home.”

Nearly 200 years old, built and crafted in New Jersey by a respected colonial-era clockmaker, the tall case clock will be sold by Bodnar as part of a two-day, 500 lot online auction Aug. 5 & 6,

Dated ca. 1825, the clock has been ...

COVID and the College Experience

Whether your kid is a freshman entering college for the first time or returning back to college, there are so many emotions we experience as parents. There are differences in a parent’s reaction to the departure of a first child, an only child or even the last child. Feelings of sadness, anxiety and depression are normal and expected responses. It is a new phase in life for ...

Taking What Others Say Personally

Warren Buffett is an American business magnate, investor, philanthropist, and the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. He is considered one of the most successful investors in the world and is ranked among the world's wealthiest people.

A recent quote of his states: “You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that is said to you. True power is ...

Handling The Uncertainty of the Return of School in the Fall

Many of us are feeling the anxiety of not knowing what is coming in the fall for our children. In the spring, educators and students across the world were forced to suddenly shift to virtual classrooms. No one was prepared for this and parents were forced to turn their homes into classrooms and workplace stations.

Some districts have decided to have classroom instruction in ...

Can I Change My Partner?

Couples oftentimes look to change the “other.” 

“If only” the other would make these changes, or do as I say, our relationship would be great.  We tend to focus on the other. We tend to focus on changing the other. We tend to focus on the other’s negative behavior. Couples like to report what their spouse/partner is doing and how they are ...

Thank You, Mayor Smith, for Improving Our Emergency Preparedness

August 13, 2020

Dear Editor:

Eight years ago, when Hurricane Sandy hit, I was staying at my parent’s house in Scotch Plains while my father was in the hospital recovering from brain surgery. It was a highly stressful time for me as well as for my neighbors, aggravated by the lack of emergency communications in town. It exposed how far Scotch Plains had fallen behind and failed to prepare adequately ...

Join the 8th Annual Miracles for Myeloma 5K Run/Walk Virtual Edition

August 11, 2020

The 8th Annual Miracles for Myeloma 5K Run/Walk: Virtual Edition will take place on Saturday, September 26, 2020!   Due to the present pandemic, after seven live annual events, we will be transitioning the 5K Run/Walk held at Oak Ridge Park, in Clark, New Jersey, to a virtual experience which allows us to open up registration to participants all around the world. The present ...