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Beefsteak Dinner

Fri, September 21, 7:00 PM

Garwood Knights of Columbus, Garwood

Beefsteak Dinner

Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 09/21/2018 7:00pm 09/21/2018 11:00pm America/New_York Beefsteak Dinner

Come enjoy our Beefsteak Dinner on Friday, Sept. 21 from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Entertainment, beverages, good food, raffles and 50/50 at the event. All proceeds to benefit the Plainfield Area Humane Society. Get your tickets today at!

37 South Avenue Garwood, NJ 07027

Sun, September 23, 9:30 AM

LaGrande Park, Fanwood

Scotch Plains-Fanwood Newcomers and Neighbors ...

Food & Drink Other

Add to My Calendar 09/23/2018 9:30am 09/23/2018 11:00am America/New_York Scotch Plains-Fanwood Newcomers and Neighbors Welcome Coffee

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ 00 The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Newcomers and Neighbors Club will hold its annual Welcome Coffee on Sunday, Sept. 23, from 9:30-11:00 a.m. at La Grande Park in Fanwood. This event is open to all, especially new and prospective members.

Please join us for breakfast, refreshments, an opportunity to meet club members and a chance for your kids to play. Feel free to bring ...

200 LaGrande Park Fanwood, NJ 07023 [40.638673, -74.3844088]

Mon, September 24, 10:00 AM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

September Bagels & Books at the Scotch Plains ...

Arts & Entertainment Education Food & Drink Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 09/24/2018 10:00am 09/24/2018 11:00am America/New_York September Bagels & Books at the Scotch Plains Public Library

On Monday, Sept. 24 at 10:00 a.m., join library staff and other book lovers for an informal chat about books you’ve recently read and enjoyed. Librarians will not only share their latest favorites, but also clue you in to new and upcoming releases. This program is for adults. Light refreshments will be served. Registration is required.

1927 Bartle Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

Mon, September 24, 7:00 PM

Vine Ripe Markets, Westfield

Mozzarella-Making Class at Vine Ripe Markets

Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 09/24/2018 7:00pm 09/25/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Mozzarella-Making Class at Vine Ripe Markets

Interested in learning the secret behind making fresh mozzarella? Join Vine Ripe Markets on Monday nights and learn the art of making this great cheese. Reservations are required. Call 908-233-2424 for more details.

Vine Ripe Markets is located at 430 North Ave E. in Westfield, NJ. Visit our website for more information on this class and our store. Shop Local, Shop Convenient, Shop Vine Ripe!

430 North Ave E. Westfield, NJ 07090

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Pedestrian In Critical Condition After Being Struck on Route 22 Early Sunday Morning

September 13, 2018

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – A 24-year-old Mountainside resident is in critical condition at University Medical Center in Newark after being struck by a vehicle while walking on Route 22 in the early morning hours of Sunday, Sept. 9.

Police gave the following account of the incident:

At about 1:09 a.m. Sunday, a 24-year-old Mountainside resident was walking along Route 22 East, near the ...

The Benefits of Family Therapy

Family systems theory is a theory of human behavior that views the family as an emotional unit and uses systems thinking to describe the complex interactions in the unit. 

Members of the family are intensely connected emotionally.  What affects one, affects all in the family system.  For example: when family members get anxious, the anxiety can escalate by spreading from one ...

September Is Suicide Prevention Month and Pain Awareness Month

September is suicide prevention awareness month and pain awareness month. Both are very much related.

Patients with chronic pain are vulnerable to depression and may present with higher risk for suicide. According to the American Chronic Pain Association, patients with chronic pain are twice as likely to attempt suicide compared with those without chronic pain, an action generally caused ...

Summer Ends, School Routine Begins

The new school year has arrived. Back to the routine of getting up early, school assignments, sport activities (which means more driving), early breakfasts, meal planning and overall more activities.

Oftentimes as parents, we begin to take on a lot of the responsibility for our kids going “back to school.” We are overwhelmed by the number of things we need to do in order ...

Thoughts on Affordable Housing in Scotch Plains

September 14, 2018

Dear Editor:

During the Scotch Plains Town Council meeting on August 8, one of the issues that was discussed by the mayor was that of affordable housing.

Mayor Smith discussed that the amount of affordable housing required to be built in our town was too high, and our amount also reflected the numbers around the state.

So with that in mind, he made a plan to address the affordable ...

Scotch Plains Rescue Squad Tip of the Month: Avoiding Fall Driving Hazards

September 11, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Everyone knows that winter can bring driving challenges, with snow and ice sometimes covering the roadways. But did you know that fall can be just as hazardous?

Those beautiful colorful leaves that we all admire can cause slippery roads, especially after a rainfall. Wheels can easily lose traction when driving over them, especially if you’re going at a high rate ...

Scotch Plains Public Library to Host Bullet Journal Workshop

September 18, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- ​On Monday, Sept. 24​ at 7:00 p.m., learn all about this organizational craze and how it can transform your life.

A bullet journal is a completely customizable system for keeping all of your calendars, lists, plans, and reflections in one place. Although the bullet journal can inspire your creativity and increase productivity, the biggest benefit is the ...