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Sun, January 27, 10:00 AM

Holy Trinity School Early Education Center, Mountainside

Holy Trinity School's Mountainside Campus Open ...

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Add to My Calendar 01/27/2019 10:00am 01/27/2019 12:00pm America/New_York Holy Trinity School's Mountainside Campus Open House on Sun, Jan. 27

WESTFIELD and MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ -- Holy Trinity School's Mountainside campus will hold its open house on Sun, Jan. 27, the start of Catholic Schools Week. The event will run from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Mountainside Early Learning Center.

Holy Trinity School is a nurturing, creative environment that instills in children the skills necessary for academic excellence. Small class ...

304 Central Ave. Mountainside, NJ 07092
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Sun, January 27, 1:00 PM

Holy Trinity School, Westfield

Open House at Holy Trinity School in Westfield on ...

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Add to My Calendar 01/27/2019 1:00pm 01/27/2019 3:00pm America/New_York Open House at Holy Trinity School in Westfield on Sun, Jan. 27

WESTFIELD and MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ -- Holy Trinity School's Westfield campus will hold its open house on Sun, Jan. 27, the start of Catholic Schools Week. The event will run from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Westfield Campus, which houses Pre-K 4 and K-8th grade.

Do you want your child to learn in an accepting and caring environment, with a focus not only on top-notch academics but also ...

336 1st Street Westfield, NJ 07090
Are You Awake or Asleep?  How Do Animals Spend the Winter?

Sun, January 27, 2:00 PM

Miller-Cory House Museum, Westfield

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Add to My Calendar 01/27/2019 2:00pm 01/27/2019 4:00pm America/New_York Are You Awake or Asleep? How Do Animals Spend the Winter?

Who stays out in the cold and who snugly hibernates? Learn about our animal friends’ winter living habits, including Mr. Goundhog, who may or may not see his shadow in February.

The program includes storytelling and children’s crafts. Admission is $4 for ages 13 and older; $3 for ages 3-12; and free age 2 and younger.

614 Mountain Avenue Westfield, NJ 07090
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Wed, January 30, 6:00 PM

Arbor Terrace Mountainside, Mountainside

Learn What Makes 'The Other Side of 50' So Good

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Add to My Calendar 01/30/2019 6:00pm 01/30/2019 7:30pm America/New_York Learn What Makes 'The Other Side of 50' So Good

Whoever said it was a bad thing to be over the hill had it all wrong. There are family, friends and fun times of this side of the hill. Arbor Terrace, Mountainside is hosting a new educational series: "The Other Side of 50," to help everyone get the most out of this side of 50. This series will feature captivating discussions, along with light refreshments at each event.

Is Your ...

1050 Springfield Ave. Mountainside, NJ

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Allergy Friendly Chocolate Pudding Fruit Tart

July 17, 2019

Cheryl Marks Young is a New Jersey food allergy awareness advocate and the creator and chief curator for The Allergy Ninja. Read her essay, “11 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Families with Severe Food Allergies,” here.

Need a fun summer dessert that someone with food allergies can enjoy? Use their favorite fruit and cookies to make this tart. The easy homemade pudding is ...

11 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Families with Severe Food Allergies

Cheryl Marks Young is a New Jersey food allergy awareness advocate and the creator and chief curator for The Allergy Ninja. Read more about her at the end of this article.

We all know that family with the “allergy kid.” You know, the ones that always bring their own food to parties and create a safe space between their kids and the party food. We are that family, and we have two ...

Make the Best Cold Brew Iced Coffee this Summer

Ahrre Maros knows a few things about coffee. The owner of Ahrre’s Coffee Roastery in Westfield and Summit, who roasts his beans in Plainfield, has been in the coffee shop business in Union County for 30 years as of this summer.

Maros shared his secrets for making a great batch of cold brew coffee at home.

“The important thing about cold brew is that when you brew the coffee at ...

How to Love Radishes: 3- and 4- Ingredient Ideas

What it is it about radish slices dipped in melted butter then sprinkled with a touch of coarse salt that makes them so good?

Is it the refreshing crunch of the radish? The way the butter smooths out the vegetable’s harshness, without eliminating its heat? The pop of flavor enhanced by salt?

Radishes eaten this way are like popcorn or chips, but bursting with bright summer ...

Surrounded by Sculpture, Rat’s Restaurant is a Work of Art

Named for a character in the children’s book “The Wind in the Willows,” Rat’s Restaurant at Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton, NJ, offers every bit as much charm and whimsy as the park itself.

Step inside the old-fashioned French countryside-style café or choose a seat outdoors with a view of Monet’s Bridge (a real-life imitation of Impressionist painter ...

Overlook Medical Center Participates in MIND Trial

Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center participates in unique, nationwide ‘MIND Trial’ for patients suffering from deep bleeds within the brain

Bleeding that occurs within the deep recesses of the brain – known as an intracranial hemorrhage, or ICH -- represents 10-15% of all strokes but can be among the most devastating.

“Deep intracranial ...

Measles, the Causes of Heart Palpitations and More: AtlantiCast by Atlantic Health System

On the latest AtlantiCast, find out what you need to know about measles, learn about the causes of heart palpitations, we’ll take you to the latest in state-of-the-art urgent care centers, we’ll share the physical symptoms of depression and much more! See every episode at AtlanticHealth.org.

Treatment Options for Memory Loss

Memory loss can be many things from Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) to Alzheimer’s Disease and other dementias with different methods to diagnose and manage cognitive decline.   This was the topic of discussion at a recent community symposium on memory loss at Overlook Medical Center’s Atlantic Neuroscience Institute. 

Dr. Saurabh Sharma, a cognitive neurologist at ...

Another Young Adult's Early Death Touches Westfield and Plainfield Communities

July 18, 2019

WESTFIELD, NJ — A 22-year-old Plainfield resident who grew up in Westfield has died.

Thomas Declan Dazzo died suddenly at his home in Plainfield last Tuesday, his obituary said. Dazzo had worked in maintenance at the Barker Lounge in Cranford, a doggie daycare center, the obituary said. He was remembered for his sense of humor.

“His friends would often talk about how Thomas was ...

Losing a Child, Losing a Friend 

The loss of a child is like no other. Losing a child to a tragic accident is grief that lasts a lifetime. It can be difficult to know what to say or do when someone you care about is grieving.

You may be afraid of intruding, saying the wrong thing, or making the person feel worse. While you cannot take away the pain of the loss, you can provide some needed comfort and support. You can let the ...

Accepting Your Child Just the Way They Are

Summer is typically a happy time for most of us — a time of year where all sorts of celebratory milestones are enjoyed. Our kids are out for summer break or graduating; we’re attending family weddings; the weather is enjoyable, and we look forward to the start of summer.

 

During June LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning or queer) Pride Month was ...

Adjusting to the Single-Life Post Divorce

Navigating through a divorce can be very challenging, especially if it has been a long-term relationship.  Although length of relationship sometimes does not matter, it’s the intensity of the relationship and how invested you were that does.

Oftentimes we linger on in a marriage even knowing that it no longer serves us. When children are involved, we may feel that we are the cause ...

Investment Strategy Can Be Your ‘GPS’ as You Travel Toward Goals

Summer is here at last. For many people, it’s time to get the car ready for a long road trip. And with GPS-enabled smartphones, it’s now a lot easier to navigate these drives without getting lost. During your life, you may take many journeys – one of which is the long road you’ll travel toward your financial goals. But even on this path you can benefit from a ...

Can Your Family Benefit From a Special Needs Trust?

If you have a child or another family member with disabilities, you obviously have concerns and questions. How can you help your loved one achieve the greatest quality of life possible? Can you arrange for adequate services? What’s the best way to pay for them? Can you get some financial help?

Fortunately, you are not alone. Your disabled family member may well be eligible for several ...

The Rebbe's 25th Yahrtzeit

This Shabbat, Tammuz 3, marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s passing. Since his passing, interest in his teachings has grown and his influence is felt today more than ever.

The Rebbe’s prolific works are studied daily and have been translated into dozens of languages; his teachings continue to inspire on both an individual and communal level; and his ...

Weekend Fun Around Westfield and Scotch Plains

July 18, 2019

Dear Editor:

The shore traffic left town for the weekend. For our first summer in Westfield, we finally had fabulous events planned for each day during the weekend. My daughter and I had a long week with her summer camp and my day jobs, but we had plenty to be thankful for, especially wonderful summer weather in Westfield.

On Friday evening, we attended a beautiful Shabbat ...

Meet Joan Lozowski of the Scotch Plains Rescue Squad

July 12, 2019

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Joan Lozowski joined the Scotch Plains Rescue Squad in November 1988 at the age of 26. At the time, she was a police dispatcher with the Scotch Plains police (retiring in 2016) and knew how shorthanded the squad was during the day. So she decided to help out.

Joan has now been riding for 31 years and has held several positions including captain, 1st and 2nd lieutenant and ...

Announcing the Grand Opening of Clearsmile Orthodontics

July 16, 2019

GARWOOD. NJ - Clearsmile is proud to announce their Grand Opening in The Lofts at Garwood, across the street from the Garwood ShopRite.

The mission of the practice is to provide the local community with high quality Invisalign orthodontics with a specific focus and attention to patients’ smile goals and lifestyle. Clearsmile is New Jersey’s first and only ...