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Clark High School Senior Dies; Counselors Provide Support to Classmates

January 9, 2018

CLARK, NJ — Students at Arthur L. Johnson High School are mourning a classmate who died Monday evening. 

“I am writing to you with great sadness that one of our ALJ seniors passed away this evening. Our deepest sympathies go out to her family and friends,” Clark's School Superintendent Ed Grande wrote in a letter to parents Monday night.

The ...

Mark Zuckerberg Should Be Concerned About His Legacy; Punishing Legitimate Media Organizations and Small Businesses Isn’t the Answer; Regulation Is

Facebook recently announced it will be changing its feed and algorithms so that news from publishers and posts from businesses will be relegated in favor of posts about your neighbor’s cat. 

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that Facebook is making these changes because he is concerned about his legacy and that of the company he founded. If ...

Government Shutdown Is a Manufactured Crisis

January 20, 2018

Dear Editor:

Every day it becomes more and more clear that Republicans’ dysfunction runs so deep that they’re unable to manage even the most basic functions of government.  

Democrats aren’t making irrational demands outside of the will of the people; the majority of Americans want to protect Dreamers, fund essential health programs, and keep the government ...

What Affects One, Affects All in the Family System

January 20, 2018

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 family ...

YA Chat Club to Discuss Cozy Books to Read on a Snow Day at the Scotch Plains Library

January 21, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Scotch Plains Public Library, the YA Chat Club will meet on Thursday, Feb. 8 at 3 p.m. to discuss “Cozy Books to Read on a Snow Day” and any other movies, tv shows, and video games that are currently popular.

For more information about the YA Chat Club or to learn about the library’s many other teen offerings, visit www.scotlib.org, email ...