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Sat, October 20, 10:00 AM

Town Green @ Columbus Monument, Scotch Plains

Columbus Day Celebration

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Add to My Calendar 10/20/2018 10:00am 10/20/2018 11:30am America/New_York Columbus Day Celebration

Join us for a Columbus Day Celebration & 20th Anniversary of the Columbus Monument, Saturday, October 20, 2018 @ 10:00 a.m. on the Town Green at the Columbus Monument, 430 Park Avenue, Scotch Plains, NJ. Refereshments provided by SP-F Unico & The Italian American Club.

430 Park Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Re-Discover Your Italian Heritage

Sat, October 20, 12:00 PM

St. Bartholomew Church Cafeteria, Scotch Plains

Re-Discover Your Italian Heritage

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Add to My Calendar 10/20/2018 12:00pm 10/20/2018 6:00pm America/New_York Re-Discover Your Italian Heritage

An Open House and Italian Heritage Reception sponsored by Scotch Plains/Fanwood UNICO will be held on Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 12 to 6 PM at St. Bartholomew’s Cafeteria, 2032 Westfield Ave., Scotch Plains, NJ 07076. This special afternoon is at no cost but attendance is limited.

RSVP IS Required to Jeff.Blanck@idt.com or 201-638-3150 by October 15, 2018.

2032 Westfield Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Four Centuries in a Weekend

Sat, October 20, 12:00 PM

Miller-Cory House Museum, Westfield

Four Centuries in a Weekend

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Add to My Calendar 10/20/2018 12:00pm 10/20/2018 5:00pm America/New_York Four Centuries in a Weekend

The Miller-Cory House Museum will be presenting a special exhibit during Union County’s Four Centuries in a Weekend 2018. Entitled “Aprons to Wigs – 18th Century Finery,” the exhibit features men’s and women’s fashions and accessories from 18th century America. Also included in the weekend are demonstrations of authentic colonial-era open hearth cooking using ...

614 Mountain Avenue Westfield, NJ 07090
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Sat, October 20, 6:00 PM

First United Methodist Church Westfield, Westfield

Movies in the Patch - Hotel Transylvania

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Add to My Calendar 10/20/2018 6:00pm 10/20/2018 8:00pm America/New_York Movies in the Patch - Hotel Transylvania

First United Methodist Church Westfield will be hosting a free showing of Hotel Transylvania in their Pumpkin Patch on Saturday, October 20th at 6 PM! This event is free and open to everyone, so all are invited to grab a blanket, some snacks, and lots of friends!
The Pumpkin Patch at FUMC Westfield is open daily from 10:30 AM - 6:30 PM through Halloween. Pumpkins and gourds of all shapes and ...

1 East Broad Street Westfield, NJ 07090
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Sun, October 21, 10:30 AM

First United Methodist Church Westfield, Westfield

FUMC Westfield Pumpkin Patch

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Add to My Calendar 10/21/2018 10:30am 10/21/2018 6:30pm America/New_York FUMC Westfield Pumpkin Patch

The Youth Group at First United Methodist Church Westfield will be hosting their second-annual Pumpkin Patch from October 13th to 31st! The Patch will be open daily from 10:30-6:30 PM on the church lawn (1 E Broad St. in Westfield), with pumpkins and gourds of all shapes and sizes available for purchase. All proceeds from the Patch will go towards the youth summer mission trip!
On select nights, ...

1 East Broad Street Westfield, NJ 07090
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Sun, October 21, 12:00 PM

Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA, Scotch Plains

Fall Harvest at the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA

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Add to My Calendar 10/21/2018 12:00pm 10/21/2018 3:00pm America/New_York Fall Harvest at the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA

The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA (FSPY) will host its annual Fall Harvest event on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018 from 12:00-3:00 p.m. The annual event is free and open to the community and will feature a variety of activities for the entire family.

Activities on that day include: pumpkin picking, pony rides, hay maze, healthy snacks, games, program demonstrations, arts and crafts, raffles, and much more ...

1340 Martine Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Four Centuries in a Weekend

Sun, October 21, 12:00 PM

Miller-Cory House Museum, Westfield

Four Centuries in a Weekend

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Add to My Calendar 10/21/2018 12:00pm 10/21/2018 5:00pm America/New_York Four Centuries in a Weekend

The Miller-Cory House Museum will be presenting a special exhibit during Union County’s Four Centuries in a Weekend 2018. Entitled “Aprons to Wigs – 18th Century Finery,” the exhibit features men’s and women’s fashions and accessories from 18th century America. Also included in the weekend are demonstrations of authentic colonial-era open hearth cooking using ...

614 Mountain Avenue Westfield, NJ 07090
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Mon, October 22, 10:30 AM

First United Methodist Church Westfield, Westfield

FUMC Westfield Pumpkin Patch

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Add to My Calendar 10/22/2018 10:30am 10/22/2018 6:30pm America/New_York FUMC Westfield Pumpkin Patch

The Youth Group at First United Methodist Church Westfield will be hosting their second-annual Pumpkin Patch from October 13th to 31st! The Patch will be open daily from 10:30-6:30 PM on the church lawn (1 E Broad St. in Westfield), with pumpkins and gourds of all shapes and sizes available for purchase. All proceeds from the Patch will go towards the youth summer mission trip!
On select nights, ...

1 East Broad Street Westfield, NJ 07090
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Tue, October 23, 10:30 AM

First United Methodist Church Westfield, Westfield

FUMC Westfield Pumpkin Patch

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Add to My Calendar 10/23/2018 10:30am 10/23/2018 6:30pm America/New_York FUMC Westfield Pumpkin Patch

The Youth Group at First United Methodist Church Westfield will be hosting their second-annual Pumpkin Patch from October 13th to 31st! The Patch will be open daily from 10:30-6:30 PM on the church lawn (1 E Broad St. in Westfield), with pumpkins and gourds of all shapes and sizes available for purchase. All proceeds from the Patch will go towards the youth summer mission trip!
On select nights, ...

1 East Broad Street Westfield, NJ 07090
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Wed, October 24, 10:30 AM

First United Methodist Church Westfield, Westfield

FUMC Westfield Pumpkin Patch

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Add to My Calendar 10/24/2018 10:30am 10/24/2018 6:30pm America/New_York FUMC Westfield Pumpkin Patch

The Youth Group at First United Methodist Church Westfield will be hosting their second-annual Pumpkin Patch from October 13th to 31st! The Patch will be open daily from 10:30-6:30 PM on the church lawn (1 E Broad St. in Westfield), with pumpkins and gourds of all shapes and sizes available for purchase. All proceeds from the Patch will go towards the youth summer mission trip!
On select nights, ...

1 East Broad Street Westfield, NJ 07090
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Thu, October 25, 10:30 AM

First United Methodist Church Westfield, Westfield

FUMC Westfield Pumpkin Patch

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Add to My Calendar 10/25/2018 10:30am 10/25/2018 6:30pm America/New_York FUMC Westfield Pumpkin Patch

The Youth Group at First United Methodist Church Westfield will be hosting their second-annual Pumpkin Patch from October 13th to 31st! The Patch will be open daily from 10:30-6:30 PM on the church lawn (1 E Broad St. in Westfield), with pumpkins and gourds of all shapes and sizes available for purchase. All proceeds from the Patch will go towards the youth summer mission trip!
On select nights, ...

1 East Broad Street Westfield, NJ 07090

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Hit-And-Run Reported Near Holy Trinity School in Westfield

October 16, 2018

WESTFIELD, NJ – Police are looking into a potential hit-and-run involving a 17-year-old struck in a crosswalk near Holy Trinity School on Monday.

The youth was not injured in the morning incident during which the driver of a Jeep SUV gave the signal for the teenager to cross, but then struck the youth’s backpack as she was exiting a parking lot on Watterson Street near Rahway ...

Addictive Behaviors That Affect Self-Esteem

Any activity, substance, object, or behavior that becomes the major focus of a person’s life to the exclusion of other activities or has begun to harm the individual whether it be physically, mentally or socially is considered an addictive behavior. A person can become addicted to anything whether it be shopping, surfing the internet, food, alcohol, drugs, compulsive gambling, sex, work, ...

What to Do If Your Child Is Bullied

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Most children who are bullied keep quiet about it and do not tell an adult or parent. It is embarrassing for the child to admit that they are being bullied. Some signs to look out for include doing poorly in school, having low self esteem, being depressed, having sleep problems, withdrawing from school or social activities, being reluctant ...

Red Flags in New Relationships

The first stage of dating begins with a sense of excitement and eagerness to learn about each other. Many of us enter into a relationship with the hope that this “may be the one.”

There are many internet dating services that make promises of finding the right partner for you. This can certainly happen and for a few, it’s been a very successful way of finding “the ...

How Social Media Antagonizes Anger and Political Division

October 18, 2018

Dear Editor:

Can our democracy survive technology?

Democracy is beginning to crack under the weight of tribal politics and fictitious news. The causes of these fissures are the result of many considerable causes; political partisanship on the national, state and local level, TV networks and radio stations that are designed only to appease a particular political tribe, and most portentously, ...

Phobias – What Do You Fear?

October 14, 2018

While doing research on phobias, I expected to find the usual ones such as fear of spiders, clowns, water, and driving over bridges. However, I was amazed at the number of phobias out there, the odd names that they have and the specific fears mentioned.

 

For example, did you know that some people fear peanut butter sticking to the roofs of their mouths? ...

Dog Lost in Westfield, Seen Headed Toward Scotch Plains-Fanwood

October 18, 2018

Cristal is a 3-year-old small white Maltese. She was last seen on Thursday around noon in the South Avenue/West Broad Street Avenue area of Westfield, headed toward Scotch Plains.

If you see her, email andreagmm@outlook.com. Cristal is wearing a collar with her phone number on it.