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Sun, July 15

Westfield

Customer Appreciation Days in Downtown Westfield

Business & Finance

Add to My Calendar 07/15/2018 12:00am 07/16/2018 12:00am America/New_York Customer Appreciation Days in Downtown Westfield

Bargain hunters! The Downtown Westfield Corporation welcomes you to shop at the annual Summer Customer Appreciation Days. Enjoy four days of shopping as retailers once again offer special events and discounts in their stores and out on the sidewalks! Shop locally, rain or shine.

The 2018 Customer Appreciation Days will take place Thursday, July 12 - Sunday, July 15.

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Mon, July 16

Westfield

Customer Appreciation Days in Downtown Westfield

Business & Finance

Add to My Calendar 07/16/2018 12:00am 07/16/2018 11:30pm America/New_York Customer Appreciation Days in Downtown Westfield

Bargain hunters! The Downtown Westfield Corporation welcomes you to shop at the annual Summer Customer Appreciation Days. Enjoy four days of shopping as retailers once again offer special events and discounts in their stores and out on the sidewalks! Shop locally, rain or shine.

The 2018 Customer Appreciation Days will take place Thursday, July 12 - Sunday, July 15.

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Tue, July 17, 6:00 PM

Stage House Tavern, Mountainside

Scotch Plains Fire Department 150th Anniversary ...

Food & Drink Police & Fire

Add to My Calendar 07/17/2018 6:00pm 07/17/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Scotch Plains Fire Department 150th Anniversary Fundraiser

Who: Scotch Plains Fire Department
What: 150th Anniversary Fundraiser
When: Tuesday, July 17, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Stage House Tavern, 1099 Route 22 East, Mountainside, NJ
Price: $35 per person. $65 per couple. Price includes buffet dinner and one free drink ticket
Contact: jeblestarchick@gmail.com for tickets.

The Scotch Plains Fire Department is a volunteer department that ...

1099 Route 22 East Mountainside, NJ
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Tue, July 17, 6:00 PM

Westfield Presbyterian Church, Westfield

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 07/17/2018 6:00pm 07/17/2018 10:00pm America/New_York Youth Mental Health First Aid

Caring Contact, a crisis hotline that serves Northern and Central New Jersey, will be offering Youth Mental Health First Aid Training in Westfield on July 17th and 24th. Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human service workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) ...

140 Mountain Ave Westfield, NJ 07090
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Wed, July 18, 6:00 PM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

Youth Chess Club at Scotch Plains Public Library

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 07/18/2018 6:00pm 07/18/2018 7:30pm America/New_York Youth Chess Club at Scotch Plains Public Library

​On Wednesday, July 18​ from 6:00-7:30 p.m., Scotch Plains and Fanwood cardholders ages 10-16 (OR active members of the U.S. Chess Federation) are invited to participate in the library’s very popular chess club led by instructor Errol Singh.

Pre-registration is required for the chess club and is limited to Scotch Plains and Fanwood cardholders. To register, go to ...

1927 Bartle Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

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Westfield Family Continues ‘Summer of Kindness’ with Infant Clothing Drive

July 12, 2018

WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield mom and teacher Sara Liptack is continuing her family’s “Summer of Kindess” with an infant clothing for Furniture Assist, an organization in Springfield that helps formerly homeless people, veterans, the elderly, fire victims, refugees and people fleeing domestic violence.

“I said, ‘What’s the one thing you really ...

It's Not What You Are Eating, It's What's Eating You

EMOTIONAL EATING: FEEDING YOUR FEELINGS

Emotional eating can be described as episodes of binge-eating, grazing and/or eating when not hungry to soothe feelings. Emotional eaters have a pattern of eating to cope with stress, emotional conflicts and problems of daily life.

Emotional eating is eating for reasons other than hunger. Instead of physical symptoms initiating the eating, ...

Let's Talk About Suicide

In our world today, it seems our children, no matter the town, state, education, family unit, socioeconomic background, ethnicity or religion are grappling with complex, confounding and complicated issues not even fit for a middle-aged adult. Sadly, one of these issues is suicide. With mental health gaining more attention, the stigma appears to be dissipating but when a mental health ...

What Is Your Bottom Line?

This week's Parshah (Torah reading) is the Parshah of Pinchas the Zealot: the courageous young priest who stood up against idolatry and immorality and, in the end, saved Israel from a devastating plague.

While Pinchas' radical response made him a hero worthy of having a Torah section named after him, we wouldn't necessarily suggest to our children ...

Declaration of Independence – What is it?

July 4, 2018

Dear Editor:

The definition of a free country is where the government does not control what people say or do for political reasons and where people can express their opinions without punishment. The transition from a totalitarian state to a free country will be long and slow.

In a 2017 report Freedom House said that of the 195 countries assessed, 87 (45%) were rated Free, 59 (30%) ...

When to Dial 911: Scotch Plains Rescue Squad Tip of the Month

July 10, 2018

There are many times you should call 911. If you or someone around you is in true medical distress, such as experiencing difficulty breathing, chest pains, bleeding, possible stroke, or any other serious health issues, then 911 should be called as soon as possible. If there are wires down, fire, a crime in progress, or other dangerous conditions to people or property, call 911 ...

Volunteers Help “Spruce” Up Deserted Village

July 15, 2018

A group of student volunteers from the Mitzvah Mania youth community service program visited the Deserted Village of Feltville last month, but not to search for ghosts. They were there to plant spruce trees and pine trees as part of a Union County Adopt-a-Park project.

“Our Adopt-a-Park volunteers play a big role in our County parks, and the Mitzvah Mania students worked hard to plant ...