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Mon, November 19, 10:00 AM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

November Jewelry Club @ the Scotch Plains Public ...

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Add to My Calendar 11/19/2018 10:00am 11/19/2018 11:30am America/New_York November Jewelry Club @ the Scotch Plains Public Library

​Crafters of all skill levels are welcome to join Perthea Brown for a simple jewelry project on Monday, Nov. 19 at 10:00 a.m.. This month she’ll be making a curled wire bracelet. Please bring 18 gauge wire (any color). Purchase options include Michael’s (online or in-store). If you’re more advanced, you may bring your own supplies to work on an individual project alongside ...

1927 Bartle Ave Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
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Mon, November 19, 7:00 PM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

Evening Book Club @ the Scotch Plains Library: ...

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Add to My Calendar 11/19/2018 7:00pm 11/19/2018 8:30pm America/New_York Evening Book Club @ the Scotch Plains Library: The Rent Collector

​Bibliophiles unite! On Monday, Nov. 19 at 7:00 p.m., the Evening Book Club will be meeting to discuss The Rent Collector by Camron Wright. Based on a true story, Wright’s novel is set in the abject poverty of Cambodia against the backdrop of political oppression and the atrocities of the Khmer Rouge. It is a story of hope, of one woman’s journey to save her son, and another ...

1927 Bartle Ave Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
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Tue, November 20, 1:00 PM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

Afternoon Book Club @ Scotch Plains Library: ...

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Add to My Calendar 11/20/2018 1:00pm 11/20/2018 2:30pm America/New_York Afternoon Book Club @ Scotch Plains Library: White Houses

​Bibliophiles unite! ​On Tuesday, Nov. 20, at 1:00 p.m., the Afternoon Book Club will be meeting to discuss White Houses by Amy Bloom. When reporter Lorena Hickok meets Eleanor Roosevelt in 1932 while reporting on Franklin Roosevelt’s first presidential campaign,“Hick” is not quite instantly charmed by the idealistic, patrician Eleanor. But then, as her connection with the ...

1927 Bartle Ave Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

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No One Can Make You Feel Guilty

We often think that others are responsible for making us feel guilty. This is not true.

Others may try to manipulate us by saying certain things to make us feel guilty and at times they are very effective in causing us self doubt. However, the reason that manipulators are able to make us feel guilty is that a part of us agree with their message and the doubt already exists in our head.

For ...

Enabling and Codependency

Codependency is usually associated with the term “enabling.”

Enabling is doing something for someone that they can or should be doing for themselves. It is taking responsibility for others. I often hear people say “I like helping others”, “It makes me feel good,” and “I am a good person.” Many people derive their sense of ...

Column: What Does Retirement Look Like, Reinvented?

Retirement means different things to different people.

You might think of it as a standing tee time at Echo Lake Country Club, while your neighbor would like to hop on a six-month cruise around the world. Many millennials and younger professionals aren’t thinking about retirement in that traditional sense at all, as they face the burdens of student loan debt and an uncertain future ...

Thank You Scotch Plains!

November 8, 2018

Dear Editor:

Elizabeth Stamler, Roshan “Roc” White and Josh Losardo wish to thank the great community of Scotch Plains for supporting the Democratic ticket on Election Day. 

We also wish to extend our gratitude to the countless volunteers who helped us during the campaign and on Election Day. We are so pleased that the rain did not stop voters from casting their ...

Cross-Country: Union Catholic Girls Place 13th at Meet of Champions

November 19, 2018

HOLMDEL, NJ --  The Union Catholic girls cross-country team, led by senior Jerika Lufrano, concluded its season by placing a very strong 13th vs. the best teams in the state at Saturday's NJSIAA Meet of Champions at Holmdel Park.

Lufrano ran 19:09 to finish ninth in the field of 190 runners to help spark the Vikings to its 13th place finish in the field of 19 teams with ...