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Tue, July 21, 7:00 PM

Scotch Plains

Council Business/Conference Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 07/21/2020 7:00pm America/New_York Council Business/Conference Meeting

Location: Facebook Live. (The public is not invited to this meeting due to COVID-19 restrictions).
Category: Public Meetings

Live from Township Hall, 430 Park Ave., Scotch Plains NJ 07076

430 Park Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
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Thu, July 23, 5:00 PM

Remote, Elizabeth

Union County Freeholder Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 07/23/2020 5:00pm 07/23/2020 7:30pm America/New_York Union County Freeholder Meeting

The Union County Freeholder Board meets at 5 p.m. on Thursday, July 23. Due to the COVID-19 state of emergency, the meeting is virtual with the proceedings streamed.

Any member of the public wishing to participate in the teleconference meeting, may do so by downloading Zoom to their individual electronic device and select the following link: https://ucnj.org/zoom-meeting/. To participate ...

Remote Elizabeth, NJ
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Thu, July 23, 7:30 PM

Scotch Plains

Scotch Plains Summer Concert with Billy Wilkins ...

Government

Add to My Calendar 07/23/2020 7:30pm America/New_York Scotch Plains Summer Concert with Billy Wilkins on July 23

| Location: Augustine Park - Village Green | | | | Category: Free Events | Location Details | | Augustine Park - Village Green | | 430 Park AvenueScotch Plains NJ 07067 |

430 Park Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
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Sat, July 25, 8:00 AM

Scotch Plains

Scotch Plains Farmers Market

Government

Add to My Calendar 07/25/2020 8:00am 07/25/2020 1:00pm America/New_York Scotch Plains Farmers Market

| Location: Municipal Parking Lot | | | | Category: Free Events | Location Details | | Municipal Parking Lot | | 430 Park AvenueScotch Plains NJ 07076 US |

430 Park Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
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Sat, August 1, 8:00 AM

Scotch Plains

Scotch Plains Farmers Market

Government

Add to My Calendar 08/01/2020 8:00am 08/01/2020 1:00pm America/New_York Scotch Plains Farmers Market

| Location: Municipal Parking Lot | | | | Category: Free Events | Location Details | | Municipal Parking Lot | | 430 Park AvenueScotch Plains NJ 07076 US |

430 Park Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
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Thu, August 6, 7:30 PM

Scotch Plains

Special Zoning Board Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 08/06/2020 7:30pm America/New_York Special Zoning Board Meeting

| Location: Virtual Meeting | | | | Category: Free Events | |

430 Park Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

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How Has The Coronavirus Impacted Our Children?

The coronavirus pandemic has been associated with many mental health challenges. Research has shown that there has been an increase in substance abuse, mental disorders, and suicidal ideation. Moreover, symptoms of anxiety disorder and depressive disorder has considerably increased in the United States during April-June of 2020. 

Covid-19 has reshaped our relationships, our daily ...

Losing a Pet: How You and Your Child Can Cope

Animals provide companionship, acceptance, emotional support and unconditional love. If you understand this connection between human and animal, then you understand that coping with loss and grief of a pet is no different from when a person you love dies. 

It’s natural for family and friends to express sorrow for your loss for a human, unfortunately, many people do not ...

Doing It All in Your Relationship

Do you ever wonder whether you are doing more than your partner in the relationship? Do you, in fact, know that you are doing more in the relationship than your partner? 

Thinking that relationships need to be split 50/50 may not always be realistic however, the other extreme is taking it all on you. Responsibilities usually fall upon the parent who is most available. Although it may ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Students Participate in Global Group

Students in Mrs. Nicole Nolan's Global Citizenship class at The Wardlaw + Hartridge School in Edison participated in the first of three hosted student discussions from Global Education Benchmark Group on October 21. This initial discussion was titled, "Our Shared Pandemic Experience." The conversation included students and teacher moderators from China, Russia, India and the United ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Community Embraces Virtual Camp Read-A-Lot

Lower School students, parents and teachers from The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison spent much of last weekend finding creative ways to engage in appreciating their favorite books in the first virtual edition of Camp Read-A-Lot. The event, organized by Silvia Davis, Lower School Head, was designed to motivate children and adults alike to spend time reading over the weekend.

Parents, ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge School Enhances Learning with Owl 360 Camera Systems

The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison enhanced its virtual classroom experience with the installation of Owl 360° cameras in more than 50 classrooms last week. The Technology Department installed Owls in classrooms of all three divisions.

According to the Owl website, “Any classroom becomes a hybrid classroom with the Meeting Owl, the smart conference camera that captures 360° ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Student Earns Eagle Scout Distinction

 




For Alex Caiola of Westfield, the decision to create a fitness trail at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison for his Eagle Scout project became a no-brainer. The W+H senior considered other options but wound up with several solid reasons to build something useful on the W+H campus.

 “I have been at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School for many years, and I ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge School Receives Top Ranking in Middlesex County

The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, a coeducational, college preparatory day school enrolling 455 students in Prekindergarten through grade 12, earned the No. 1 rating among all Middlesex County private schools in the 2021 Best Schools in America rankings released by Niche. This marks the second consecutive year in which Wardlaw+Hartridge has earned this distinction.

Wardlaw+Hartridge also ...

Wildlife Wednesdays Programs For 2020

The Board of Chosen Freeholders is reminding residents that the popular, free “Wildlife Wednesdays” program will conclude its 2020 programming over the next 2 Wednesdays.

October 21st’s program “Reptiles and Gators” will feature an alligator and lizards, including a blue tongue skink and bearded dragon.  The October 28th’s Halloween-themed Insects and ...

Update: Union County Wildlife Wednesdays Program Moved to 6 PM

The Board of Chosen Freeholders wishes to remind residents that the popular “Wildlife Wednesdays” program will continue to run each Wednesday through the end of October, with a new starting time of 6:00 PM.

“Union County is striving to bring educational programs directly to our children that may not be accessible to everyone during these challenging times, and Wildlife ...

Hanging on by a Thread, Some NJ Restaurateurs Fear the Worst This Winter

October 27, 2020

NEW JERSEY — During the typical holiday season, hundreds of thousands of dollars flow through the Rail Yard Tavern in Fairlawn.

From Thanksgiving to New Years, hundreds bustle in and out of the restaurant every weekend. By this time, its 186 seats are reserved months in advance for Christmas parties, one of the most lucrative times of the year. 

But not this year.

“We ...

New Jerseyans Say ‘Cheese!’ (But Hold the Dairy) with Vegan Cheese

Is plant-based cheese really cheese? Well, sort of. But instead of dairy from cows, sheep or goats, vegan cheesemakers are making it with plant milk, nuts, tapioca and even rice.

There are many different methods to make vegan cheese nowadays. The easy way? Using a plant-based milk base (from foods like cashews or almonds) and adding a few thickening agents and seasonings.

Plant-based ...

Murphy Vetoes Bill to Reimburse Restaurants for Indoor Dining False Start

NEW JERSEY — Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday vetoed a bill that would have appropriated $30 million in federal monies to reimburse restaurants owners who expended funds in anticipation of reopening for indoor dining July 2 — an opening the governor canceled two days before it was set to occur.

While in his veto statement Murphy said New Jersey government is meeting ...

Recipe: Pressure Cooker Mushroom Risotto with White Wine and Parmesan

There are some things pressure cookers do really well, and risotto is one of them. No more standing over the pot stirring and stirring and stirring!

Once the lid is on, set it for 10 minutes and come back to a creamy, savory dish, perfect for chilly days.

This recipe goes great with seafood or chicken.

Pressure Cooker Mushroom Risotto with White Wine and Parmesan

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Community Conversations: #AskHer

Are you ready to #AskHer? Join Atlantic Health System in asking the women in your life if they have had their annual mammogram. On the next Community Conversation, breast surgeon Rebecca Yang, MD, Atlantic Breast Associates, and Lydia Nadeau, Executive Director, Atlantic Health System Cancer Care, discuss mammograms and how you can #AskHer!

 

Atlantic Health System Earns Most Wired Recognition

Adding to its reputation of clinical excellence, Atlantic Health System today received recognition for its use of innovation and technology in care delivery as it was named a certified level 8 organization by CHIME Digital Health Most Wired for 2020. As a level 8 organization, Atlantic Health System was recognized for applying core and advanced technologies into its clinical and business programs ...

Generations Come Together in a Love Story for the Ages - in the Age of COVID

Laura Fraenkel walked over to her grandfather in the tea light-illuminated room, and held out her hand.

On her finger was a wedding band – originally her grandmother’s – which, moments before, her husband Daniel slid onto her finger as they exchanged vows and tied the knot in front of their closest family members.

“Does this look familiar to you?,” she asked ...

Jets and Atlantic Health System to Fight Pediatric Cancer as Part of the “Crucial Catch: Intercept Cancer” Campaign

OCTOBER 1, 2020 – METLIFE STADIUM

The New York Jets and Atlantic Health System are continuing their fight against pediatric cancer as part of the NFL and American Cancer Society's “Crucial Catch: Intercept Cancer” campaign. Prior to kickoff at 8:20 p.m. for our game on October 1, four children who are undergoing or have completed treatment at the Valerie Center at Goryeb ...

Union County Will Be First in NJ to Offer COVID-19/Flu Test at Kean's Free Drive-Through Test Center

October 27, 2020

New COVID-19/flu test to be offered free at Union County Drive-Through COVID-19 Test Center, which expands testing hours on Nov. 2

UNION COUNTY, NJ -- The free Union County Drive-Through COVID-19 Test Center at Kean University will be the first such facility in New Jersey to offer a new three-panel swab test that produces results for the COVID-19 virus, Influenza A, and Influenza B ...

Five Female Rutgers Professors File Pay-Equity Lawsuit

October 18, 2020

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Five female Rutgers professors have filed a pay-equity lawsuit against the university, according to a press release from the union representing 6,000 employees and graduate workers at the New Brunswick, Camden, and Newark campuses.

According to the press release, the situation came to light through a program to address faculty salary inequality that was part of the contract ...

Why We Use the Word 'Survivor'

October 27, 2020

To the Scotch Plains Fanwood Community, and Beyond:

Today I attended the service of a victim of my perpetrator who died of an overdose last week. A stark reminder of why some of us victims of sexual abuse use the word survivor.  

Studies on the impact of childhood sexual abuse highlight devastating statistics including a significantly greater risk of Post-traumatic Stress, other ...

Scotch Plains Rescue Squad Auxiliary: Serving Outside of the Ambulance

October 20, 2020

Scotch Plains, NJ - If you’ve attended a Scotch Plains Rescue Squad Pancake Breakfast, Scotch Plains Day, or National Night Out, chances are you’ve seen energetic and welcoming people in snappy, patched blue shirts…serving food, giving out prizes, and handing out information about the Rescue Squad. These happy faces belong to the Squad Auxiliary, a vital organization that ...

Meet FACE Corp & Goshu-Kwan Studio: What We Offer

October 26, 2020

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — The Family And Community Engagement Corp (“FACE Corp”) is a non-profit organization that operates the Goshu-Kwan Martial Arts Studio at 1733 East Second Street in Scotch Plains. They also offer other programs for youth and families, such as Mentoring, Guided Meditation, Dance, Yoga, Academic Support, and more. Their comprehensive fitness, Anti-Victim, ...