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Immaculate Heart of Mary Nazareth Center - Behind Main Church, Scotch Plains

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St. Bartholomew the Apostle Parish and Immaculate Heart of Mary regret the need to CANCEL this event due to the prospects for inclement weather and dangerous traveling conditions.

1571 South Martine Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

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Crunch Time at NJ-Based Manischewitz Company as Passover Approaches

April 16, 2019

Much has changed since more than 100 jobs were slashed at the Manischewitz Matzo Factory in Newark almost two years ago.

Sheets and sheets of matzo used to be made at the factory on Avenue K, which runs parallel to Route 9, every spring for Passover.

“When you do it in a commercial factory, it’s quite a challenge not to have any dough carry over from one batch to the ...

NJ Girl Scout Teaches Kids Healthy Cooking & Eating with Classes, Videos

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, childhood obesity rates have more than tripled since the 1970s. One Springfield Girl Scout is looking to make a change to that statistic by encouraging the next generation to eat healthier in a simple and fun way.

“I just realized childhood obesity is a growing American epidemic, and unhealthy food is growing in popularity ...

New Jersey Date Night: Comfort Food Restaurants to Brighten a Bad Day

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

It happens to the best of us. The culprit can be a flat tire or perhaps a demanding boss with attention deficit disorder. Or maybe it’s dealing with screaming, unsatisfied children or irritated, displeased clients. So many situations can lead to a bad day, and a bad day in New Jersey can be torturous.

Music & Food Festival in Fanwood will Honor World Autism Month

April is World Autism Month, and Fanwood, NJ, is gearing up for its annual Rockin’ For Autism festival on Sunday, April 28.

Rockin’ for Autism is the brainchild of 17-year-old Fanwood resident Mallory Banks, who since 2011 has raised more than $52,000 in honor of her brother, Ethan. In 2018, Rockin’ For Autism was named the top autism awareness fundraiser for Autism New ...

Eat, Drink, Brew: The Brook Tap House Opens in West Caldwell

This story first appeared in TAPinto West Essex.

The Conforti family, owners of Angelonis in Caldwell and Woodridge as well as Michaels in Nutley, opened its highly anticipated gastropub The Brook Tap House last month at 811 Passaic Avenue in West Caldwell. 

According to owner Mike Conforti, his brother, Chef Nick Conforti, brings extensive culinary experience to ...

Jurors Hear Recording of Kai the Hitchhiker Claiming Clark Lawyer 'Raped Me'

April 16, 2019

ELIZABETH, NJ - Jurors in the trial of a man charged with killing Clark lawyer Joseph Galfy heard a recorded statement in which the accused man claimed he was drugged and sexually assaulted by the attorney.

"At first I thought he was really nice, then he raped me," Caleb McGillvary said of Galfy in statement to police that was recorded on video on May 16, 2013, hours after he was ...

VIDEO: Firefighters Battling Massive Blaze at Ocean Grove Boardwalk Pavilion

April 13, 2019

OCEAN GROVE, NJ — Smoke could be seen for miles for most of the afternoon as firefighters continue to battle a massive fire at the Ocean Grove boardwalk pavilion, according to officials.

Dozens of fires trucks from towns in Monmouth and Ocean counties were called to respond to the blaze, which was reported at about 11:30 a.m. on April 13. No injuries have been reported as of 2:30 p.m.

Grieving for The Westfield High School Principal

Grief is a normal and natural reaction to the death of a loved one. Most of us are not prepared for the long journey of grief which is sometimes devastating, frightening, and often lonely. We may think, do, and say things that are very unlike us. There seems to be no respite, no end to the intense feelings that we experience. Our loss could be the passing of a loved one or even the loss of a ...

Top 10 Signs You're Having an Emotional Affair... Is It Cheating?

An emotional affair is when you turn to a friend or co-worker for emotional (not physical) intimacy. The seduction is that this person gives you what you feel that your spouse does not: support, ego boosts, playfulness, empathy, flirting, and understanding.

This relationship begins in a very innocent way, yet you may begin to share more with this person than with your spouse. You know you ...

Negotiate a Fair Contract for Teachers in Scotch Plains-Fanwood Schools

April 5, 2019

Dear Editor,

The following is a letter to the SPF Board of Education that appears in a petition to support our teachers.

"To the members of the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Board of Education,

As concerned community members, we implore you to settle a fair contract with the teachers and staff in our schools who have been working under a contract that expired in June of ...

Meet Two Members of the Scotch Plains Rescue Squad

April 10, 2019

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Jerry Handsman joined the Scotch Plains Rescue Squad in 1992 at the age of 40. He’s now been riding for 27 years and served most recently as a deputy chief.

Always wanting to help others, Jerry decided to take it beyond the CPR training that he was certified for at the time and became an emergency medical technician (EMT). He’s been on many calls over the ...

Union County College Trustees Vice Chair Mary Zimmermann Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

April 17, 2019

CRANFORD – On March 29, 2019, Mary M. Zimmermann, of Summit, received the 2019 Women of Excellence Lifetime Achievement Award. A Union County College (UCC) class of 2001 alumna and Vice Chair of the College’s Board of Trustees, she was honored at the annual Women of Excellence Gala Awards held at the Gran Centurions in Clark, NJ. The  awards are sponsored by the Union ...