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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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Mon, July 23, 8:00 PM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

View the Night Sky at the Scotch Plains Public ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 07/23/2018 8:00pm 07/23/2018 9:00pm America/New_York View the Night Sky at the Scotch Plains Public Library

On Monday, July 23 at 8:00 pm, astrono-educator Bob Reichman will return to the Scotch Plains Public Library with his telescope for outdoor viewing. A 90% moon should be out all afternoon and evening, and Jupiter and Saturn should also be visible. This program is appropriate for attendees age 4 and older.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Scotch Plains Public Library as part of ...

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, ...

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 ...

State-Imposed Affordable Housing Requirements Will Lead to Overdevelopment in Scotch Plains

July 17, 2018

Dear Editor:

There will be a public hearing in Trenton concerning the affordable housing process on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the State House Annex (131-137 W State St, Trenton, NJ 08608) in Committee Room 16 on the 4th floor.

This hearing is hosted by the Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee, and the Committee will receive ...

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 ...

Caring Contact Volunteer Listener Training Fall 2018

July 18, 2018

WESTFIELD, NJ -- Have you ever been told you are a good listener? Do you have a yearning to really make a difference? Become a Caring and Crisis Hotline Listener.

You could save a life.

Volunteers receive 52 hours of comprehensive training in active listening, Mental Health First Aid and Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training.  You also are supported by ...