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Cookie Wars at Scotch Plains Public Library

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Add to My Calendar 08/20/2018 3:00pm 08/20/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Cookie Wars at Scotch Plains Public Library

The Scotch Plains Public Library is the place to be on Monday afternoons in August!

On Monday, August 20 at 3:00 p.m., the library will be hosting its own version of “Cupcake Wars” with cookies. Each player will receive a cookie and a theme, and the person to best decorate their cookie to the theme will win. Registration is required and will begin on Monday, August 13 at 11:00am.

1927 Bartle Ave Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

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David Toma to Visit the Clark Public Library

August 19, 2018

CLARK, NJ – Experience the Power of a Living Legend at the Clark Public Library on Saturday, Sept. 15 at 1 p.m.  

For over 60 years, David Toma has brought his experience, compassion and hope to people around the world in desperate need of help while their lives spun out of control from everything from drug addiction to teenage pregnancy.

Toma’s ...

Preparing to Let Go

It is that time again when our children are preparing to leave for school or in some cases leaving for the first time. It is a new phase in life for us and them that represents transition and change. Watching our children step into a separate world can be very challenging for us.  We care about their well being and it’s easy for us to imagine all the difficulties they may ...

Learning to Trust Again

Learning to trust again after trust has been broken takes time, healing and work.  Trust can be broken in many ways including being cheated on, betrayed, lied to, left out, or a break-up.

When someone breaks our trust, we no longer trust anyone.  This leads to isolation, loss, depression and unhealthy patterns in relationships.  On the other hand, others will find that someone ...

Spirituality Made Simple

What is the difference between spirituality and spiritualism?

Spirituality is an awareness of the spirit, of the soul; it is a sensitivity to things beyond the immediate and the material. That’s why some describe the study of spirituality as metaphysics — the study of that which lies beyond the physical.

Spiritualism, on the other hand, is how we describe the practices of ...

Taking A Stand For Quality Healthcare Coverage

August 7, 2018

Dear Editor:

Washington’s heated rhetoric and constant attempts to sabotage health care coverage is causing uncertainty these days for far too many families. It’s not right, so here in New Jersey we are fighting back and taking a stand for quality health care coverage.

Under Governor Phil Murphy’s leadership, New Jersey is fighting back against President Trump’s ...

Scotch Plains Rescue Squad Medical Mystery – What Is All That Noise I hear?

August 15, 2018

The world can be a noisy place. Sometimes you just have to get away from it all, find a quiet place and relax.

However, what if the noise was coming from inside your own head? What if you could not get away from it, ever? For people who suffer from Superior Canal Dehiscence Syndrome (SCDS), it can make everyday living a nightmare.

As reported on, “Researchers ...

Union Catholic's Nicholas Schuster Had Unforgettable Experience at Space Camp

August 19, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Union Catholic’s Nicholas Schuster had an unforgettable experience last month.

The rising senior at Union Catholic attended the Advanced Space Academy Summer Camp, (July 15-20 in Huntsville, Alabama) on a full scholarship from the Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children (SFIC). Schuster was one of just six high school students from the Newark Archdiocese to ...