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Sun, July 12, 2:00 PM

Scotch Plains Public Library (Virtual Branch), Scotch Plains

"The Real Housewives of New Jersey" at the Scotch ...

Arts & Entertainment Education Food & Drink Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 07/12/2020 2:00pm 07/12/2020 3:00pm America/New_York "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" at the Scotch Plains Library

On Sunday, July 12 at 2 pm, join the Scotch Plains Public Library staff as garden historian Lesley Parness takes us back to the Colonial Era to introduce the original ‘Real Housewives!’

Kitchen gardens in the 1700s fed, healed, and clothed Early American families. The 18th century “huswife” skill set included “physicke, cookery, distillation, perfumery, the ...

1927 Bartle Ave Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
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Wed, July 15, 7:00 PM

ONLINE, New Providence

Music Theory Classes, Presented by NJIO

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 07/15/2020 7:00pm 07/16/2020 4:00pm America/New_York Music Theory Classes, Presented by NJIO

**This event is ONLINE and requires registration**

New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra is proud to present a series of classes on Music Theory, at both the beginner and advanced levels. Presented by Liam Keller, this series of four classes will take place on Wednesday, July 8, 15, 22, and 29, with the “Intro to Music Theory” class at 7:00 pm and the “Music Theory II” ...

570 Central Avenue New Providence, NJ 07974
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Fri, July 17, 10:00 AM

Scotch Plains Public Library (Virtual Branch), Scotch Plains

Gentle Fitness and Balance Class at Scotch Plains ...

Arts & Entertainment Education Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 07/17/2020 10:00am 07/17/2020 11:00am America/New_York Gentle Fitness and Balance Class at Scotch Plains Public Library

On Friday, July 17 at 10 am, Yasmin Ofek is offering her previously-scheduled Gentle Fitness and Balance class live online via Zoom.

When you develop better awareness of your body through exploring a variety of gentle movements, you can increase your range of motion and achieve better and safer movement in your daily activities.

Yasmin’s classes integrate principles from the ...

1927 Bartle Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

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Scotch Plains/Fanwood

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 ...

NJ Home Bakers One Step Closer to Earning a Profit

August 7, 2020

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 ...

New Jersey Date Night: Life’s a Beach in Avalon

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

A little seaside road trip makes for a perfect date and Avalon provides an unforgettable backdrop. You can enjoy everything from shopping to surfing and, of course, outdoor dining in this affluent shore town on Seven Mile Island.

Besides checking out the exquisite real estate, you and your date can ...

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 ...

Fanwood Power Update

August 6, 2020

Dear Editor:

At the height of the aftermath of the storm, we had over 1,800 residents with power. As of 3:00 p.m. today, Fanwood still has 108 customers still without power.

I – alongside the police department and the DPW – continue to communicate with PSEG as we monitor the specific streets without power.

For those without power, the Fanwood Carriage House (located ...

Clark Blood Drive - Urgent Need for Blood Donors

August 8, 2020

New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS) is issuing an urgent call for healthy blood donors to donate blood at Clark Volunteer Emergency Squad. The blood drive will be held on Tuesday, August 11th between 1:30pm-7:30pm.

Clark Volunteer Emergency Squad is located at 875 Raritan Road in Clark. Appointments are encouraged, but walk-ins will be taken if social distancing can be maintained. Visit ...