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Friday Films @ the Scotch Plains Public Library

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Add to My Calendar 01/18/2019 12:00pm 01/19/2019 2:00am America/New_York Friday Films @ the Scotch Plains Public Library

​Join community members at the Scotch Plains Public Library on Fridays at noon to watch movies starring Julia Roberts.

January 4: Pretty Woman (R, 119 min)

A Hollywood hooker signs on for a week-long job with a john who is a corporate raider; he pays for a makeover so she can act as his date.

January 11: Notting Hill (PG-13, 124 min)

An American movie star who falls for a shy Brit ...

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Forget Pita: Falafel is in Everything

January 14, 2019

Falafel, that tasty vegetarian Mediterranean street food made from chickpeas, isn’t just for pitas anymore. It’s showing up in sub sandwiches, salads, chips, pizzas – even soup.

Why is it so popular?

“It’s vegetarian and a hearty add on,” said David Delinko, owner of The Salad House of Somerville, where customers can get warm pieces of ...

New Jersey Date Night: Keep the Ball Rolling

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

There are two things we can count on happening when the clock strikes twelve on New Year’s Eve. One is that a big shiny ball will fall on Times Square, signifying the beginning of a … well, new beginning. The other is that we have 365 days ahead of us with which to plan really great ...

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 side dish, perfect for chilly days.

This recipe goes great with seafood or chicken.

Pressure Cooker Mushroom Risotto with White Wine and ...

Watch: CafeTeasia in Cranford Creates Decadent Snow Ice Sundaes

Mike Hur, owner of Café Teasia in Cranford, NJ, shows us how he makes their snow ice, an updated take on a beloved Korean dessert.

Hur uses milk instead of water to make the creamy, fluffy base of the dessert, layers it with syrup, then tops it with a variety of treats, such as chocolate, cheesecake, ice cream and fruit. It’s served with individual cups, so that diners an scoop in ...

VIDEO: Man Falls Over 70 Feet at Merida Construction Site in Roselle Park

January 12, 2019

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - A Medevac helicopter was called in to assist after a construction accident occurred at the Merida Apartment Building construction site on Saturday morning.  

Roselle Park Police and rescue units along with Cranford first aide, Trinitas, and Union County EMS responders were called to the 200 block of E. Westfield Ave., the new Merida apartment complex. Upon ...

What Affects One, Affects All in the Family System. 

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 ...

Dealing With Betrayal During The Holiday Season

Learning that your partner has cheated on you is one of the worst betrayals you can experience.  Finding out about this betrayal during the holiday season is even more devastating especially when there are children involved.

How can one cope with such a betrayal when the holiday season is geared toward all kinds of festivities with family involvement and gatherings?

How to cope with ...

Boneparth: Patiently Waiting – From Cooking Stock to the Markets

Immediate gratification is not a Millennial thing, it’s an everyone thing. No one likes to wait, which is why you can pay extra not to. Retailers offer next day shipping, amusement parks offer fast passes to cut the lines and don’t even get me started on instant coffee (if you can call it coffee). We’re a society that wants things yesterday and the 100 million plus and ...

Tiny Tim Board Thanks Community for Fundraising Support

January 16, 2019

Dear Editor:

The members of the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Tiny Tim Fund  Board would like to thank all residents who participated in the annual Carol Night event in December and made it a successful fundraiser for the organization.

In addition to the residents who shared holiday spirit and solicited donations on that evening, donations from groups and individuals continued to be sent in ...

Swimming: Union Catholic Wins Every Event vs. Johnson, Improves to 6-0

January 17, 2019

RAHWAY, N.J. -- The Union Catholic swim team captured every event on the way to 121-49 victory over Johnson to improve its record to 6-0  on Tuesday at the Rahway YMCA.

Several Vikings won multiple events.

UC freshman sensation Julian Kaniuka remained undefeated in individual events by winning the 50-meter freestyle in 23:81, and the 100 butterfly in 58.90, and he also swam ...