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Fri, March 29, 4:00 PM

Scotch Plains

Stations of the Cross for Families

Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 03/29/2019 4:00pm 03/29/2019 4:45pm America/New_York Stations of the Cross for Families

Please join us as we walk the Way of the Cross in a way that offers practical examples of how children can grow in their spiritual life on a daily basis. Mark your calendars for Fridays at 4:00 p.m. throughout Lent.

1571 South Martine Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
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Fri, March 29, 7:00 PM

Saint Joseph High School , Metuchen

Into The Woods Presented by the Saint Joseph High ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 03/29/2019 7:00pm 03/29/2019 9:30pm America/New_York Into The Woods Presented by the Saint Joseph High School Theatre Company

Come out to support the Saint Joseph High School Theatre Company as it presents Into The Woods!

Productions will be March 28-30, April 4-6, March 31 and April 7.

You can pre-order tickets by clicking here

145 Plainfield Avenue Metuchen, NJ 08840
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Sat, March 30, 10:00 AM

Westfield

Cursive Penmanship Course Held by Westfield ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 03/30/2019 10:00am 03/30/2019 9:00pm America/New_York Cursive Penmanship Course Held by Westfield Historical Society

Westfield Historical Society to Offer Mini-Course in Cursive Penmanship

Westfield, NJ -- Did you know that most students no longer learn the skill of cursive penmanship? This means that historians in the future may not be able to read historic documents or even personal letters from generations back. The Westfield Historical Society is sponsoring a mini-course in cursive handwriting ...

314 Mountain Ave Westfield, NJ 07090-3032
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Sat, March 30, 11:00 AM

Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Scotch Plains

Lenten Healing Mass

Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 03/30/2019 11:00am 03/30/2019 12:00pm America/New_York Lenten Healing Mass

Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Scotch Plains will be hosting a Healing Mass, or Mass of Anointing, on Saturday March 30th in the Main Church.

Although the Sacrament termed "Anointing of the Sick" is normally associated with the terminally ill, this Mass represents a broader outreach to those who are troubled in mind, body or spirit. Healing is but one apect of a broader sense of ...

1571 South Martine Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
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Sat, March 30, 7:00 PM

Saint Joseph High School , Metuchen

Into The Woods Presented by the Saint Joseph High ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 03/30/2019 7:00pm 03/30/2019 9:30pm America/New_York Into The Woods Presented by the Saint Joseph High School Theatre Company

Come out to support the Saint Joseph High School Theatre Company as it presents Into The Woods!

Productions will be March 28-30, April 4-6, March 31 and April 7.

You can pre-order tickets by clicking here

145 Plainfield Avenue Metuchen, NJ 08840
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Sun, March 31, 10:00 AM

Union Catholic High School, Scotch Plains

Trinitas Health & Wellness Expo

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 03/31/2019 10:00am 03/31/2019 3:00pm America/New_York Trinitas Health & Wellness Expo

Back for its 2nd year, Trinitas Regional Medical Center and the GWACC is proud to present its 2019 Health and Wellness Expo. On Sunday, March 31st from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Union Catholic High School exhibitors from a variety of health modalities and medical practices will be in attendance to help you be the best YOU in 2019.

There will be something for every age including free bike ...

1600 Martine Ave Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
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Sun, March 31, 2:00 PM

Miller-Cory House Museum, Westfield

Maple Sugar Sunday

Other

Add to My Calendar 03/31/2019 2:00pm 03/31/2019 4:00pm America/New_York Maple Sugar Sunday

One of the most important seasonal tasks of colonial farm life was sugar making in the maple woods. The museum's presenter will talk about the technique of maple sugaring, explaining how the maple sap rises and flows, how it is collected using wooden buckets and handmade spiles, and how sugar and syrup are made from the sap. (Please note that no tree will actually be tapped.)

Two ...

614 Mountain Avenue Westfield, NJ 07090
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Sun, March 31, 3:00 PM

Westfield

Sonic Spectacular, Oratorio Singers Concert at ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 03/31/2019 3:00pm 03/31/2019 4:00pm America/New_York Sonic Spectacular, Oratorio Singers Concert at the First United Methodist Church in Westfield

Sonic Spectacular! Sunday, March 31 at 3 p.m. is the Oratorio Singers annual concert at the First United Methodist Church in Westfield featuring many musical gems with chorus, large brass ensemble, percussion, and organ. Enjoy Mozart’s Te Deum, selections from Mendelssohn’s Elijah, All Creatures of Our God and King by John Rutter, The Holy City by Stephan Adams, and the ethereal The ...

One East Broad Street Westfield, NJ 07090
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Sun, March 31, 3:00 PM

Saint Joseph High School , Metuchen

Into The Woods Presented by the Saint Joseph High ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 03/31/2019 3:00pm 03/31/2019 5:30pm America/New_York Into The Woods Presented by the Saint Joseph High School Theatre Company

Come out to support the Saint Joseph High School Theatre Company as it presents Into The Woods!

Productions will be March 28-30, April 4-6, March 31 and April 7.

You can pre-order tickets by clicking here

145 Plainfield Avenue Metuchen, NJ 08840
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Mon, April 1, 10:00 AM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

Bagels & Books @ the Scotch Plains Library

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/01/2019 10:00am 04/01/2019 11:00am America/New_York Bagels & Books @ the Scotch Plains Library

​On Monday, April 1 at 10:00 a.m., the Scotch Plains Library will host Bagels & Books, where book-lovers share their recent reading experiences with other bibliophiles and pick up suggestions for future reading. Light refreshments will be served. Registration is required.

1927 Bartle Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
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Tue, April 2, 7:00 PM

Forest Road Park Building, Fanwood

Town Hall Meeting - Borough of Fanwood

Government

Add to My Calendar 04/02/2019 7:00pm 04/02/2019 8:30pm America/New_York Town Hall Meeting - Borough of Fanwood

Representatives of the Borough Council and the consultancy undertaking its upcoming property revaluation will be on hand to address resident questions and concerns.


158 Forest Road (between Woodland and Pleasant) Fanwood, NJ 07023
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Wed, April 3, 5:00 PM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

Women’s History Month Film Fest @ the Scotch ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/03/2019 5:00pm 04/03/2019 8:00pm America/New_York Women’s History Month Film Fest @ the Scotch Plains Library

​On Wednesday, April 3 at 5:00 PM, Women in Media -- Newark present a film festival themed, "Voices in Black and White."

The following films will be screened:

Respect and Love, 15 minutes, United States

In Her Shoes, 20 mins, Italy

A Thousand Girls Like Me, 76 mins, Afghanistan

Women in Media--Newark is an organization that educates the public about issues affecting the ...

1927 Bartle Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
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Wed, April 3, 7:30 PM

The First Baptist Church of Westfield, Westfield

Junior Musical Club Presents a Free Concert

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/03/2019 7:30pm 04/03/2019 9:00pm America/New_York Junior Musical Club Presents a Free Concert

The Junior Musical Club is proud to invite the public to its annual Ensemble Concert on Wednesday, April 3 at 7:30 pm, in the First Baptist Church, 170 Elm Street, Westfield. Club members in eighth grade and high school from the local area will join together in duets and small chamber groups, playing the most popular music of the past 250 years along with a World Premiere composed by Rachel ...

170 Elm Street Westfield, NJ 07090
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Thu, April 4, 7:00 PM

Saint Joseph High School , Metuchen

Into The Woods Presented by the Saint Joseph High ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/04/2019 7:00pm 04/04/2019 9:30pm America/New_York Into The Woods Presented by the Saint Joseph High School Theatre Company

Come out to support the Saint Joseph High School Theatre Company as it presents Into The Woods!

Productions will be March 28-30, April 4-6, March 31 and April 7.

You can pre-order tickets by clicking here

145 Plainfield Avenue Metuchen, NJ 08840
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Thu, April 4, 7:00 PM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

Scotch Plains Public Library to Host the “Birth ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/04/2019 7:00pm 04/04/2019 8:30pm America/New_York Scotch Plains Public Library to Host the “Birth of Rock & Roll”

On Thursday, April 4 at 7:00 p.m., Paul Groom returns to the Scotch Plains Public Library to trace the development of popular music in the post-war United States through the lens of socio-economic development and technology. Early proponents, entrepreneurs, and songwriters will be discussed and some of the nation’s favorite performers (Bill Haley, Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Pat Boone, and ...

1927 Bartle Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
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Thu, April 4, 7:30 PM

Edison Intermediate School, Westfield

Spring Concert by the Westfield Community Concert ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/04/2019 7:30pm 04/04/2019 9:00pm America/New_York Spring Concert by the Westfield Community Concert Band

Dr. Thomas Connors, conductor and music director of the band, has prepared a program which is highlighted by popular, traditional and contemporary selections for wind band.

The program will feature the band’s premier performance of the complete Autobiography by composer and arranger, Robert Russell Bennett. A series of seven, two-minute musical “snapshots” of significant ...

800 Rahway Avenue Westfield, NJ
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Thu, April 4, 7:30 PM

Union County Torah Center-Chabad, Westfield

How Can I Defend Israel?

Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 04/04/2019 7:30pm 04/04/2019 9:00pm America/New_York How Can I Defend Israel?

How Can I defend Israel? Please join us for a 45 minute Power Point presentation that traces the history of Israel using maps and commentary compiled from books written by historians Martin Gilbert & Solomon Grayzel.

Click Here To RSVP

111 Laurel Place Westfield, NJ 07090

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Scotch Plains/Fanwood

Ghost Hawk is the First Craft Brewery in Passaic County

April 21, 2019

This story first ran on TAPinto Hasbrouck Heights/Woodridge/Terterboro.

The line began forming over an hour before the official ribbon cutting and grand opening. And by the time the doors officially opened Saturday afternoon, more 100 beer lovers were on line, around the corner and down the sidewalk for Passaic County's first craft brewery.

Ghost Hawk Brewing Company ...

How to Make Perfectly Cooked Hard-Boiled Eggs

When it comes to the simple hard-boiled egg, it seems nothing is simple. Some people will swear by steaming them in an egg cooker or Instant Pot. Others have taken to using a sous vide. And those things are great — if you have them. But all you really need to make a great egg is a pot and some water.

This method is great for making anything from one large egg to a couple dozen at ...

Crunch Time at NJ-Based Manischewitz Company as Passover Approaches

Much has changed since more than 100 jobs were slashed at the Manischewitz Matzo Factory in Newark almost two years ago.

Sheets and sheets of matzo used to be made at the factory on Avenue K, which runs parallel to Route 9, every spring for Passover.

“When you do it in a commercial factory, it’s quite a challenge not to have any dough carry over from one batch to the ...

NJ Girl Scout Teaches Kids Healthy Cooking & Eating with Classes, Videos

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, childhood obesity rates have more than tripled since the 1970s. One Springfield Girl Scout is looking to make a change to that statistic by encouraging the next generation to eat healthier in a simple and fun way.

“I just realized childhood obesity is a growing American epidemic, and unhealthy food is growing in popularity ...

New Jersey Date Night: Comfort Food Restaurants to Brighten a Bad Day

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

It happens to the best of us. The culprit can be a flat tire or perhaps a demanding boss with attention deficit disorder. Or maybe it’s dealing with screaming, unsatisfied children or irritated, displeased clients. So many situations can lead to a bad day, and a bad day in New Jersey can be torturous.

Jurors Hear Recording of Kai the Hitchhiker Claiming Clark Lawyer 'Raped Me'

April 16, 2019

ELIZABETH, NJ - Jurors in the trial of a man charged with killing Clark lawyer Joseph Galfy heard a recorded statement in which the accused man claimed he was drugged and sexually assaulted by the attorney.

"At first I thought he was really nice, then he raped me," Caleb McGillvary said of Galfy in statement to police that was recorded on video on May 16, 2013, hours after he was ...

VIDEO: Firefighters Battling Massive Blaze at Ocean Grove Boardwalk Pavilion

April 13, 2019

OCEAN GROVE, NJ — Smoke could be seen for miles for most of the afternoon as firefighters continue to battle a massive fire at the Ocean Grove boardwalk pavilion, according to officials.

Dozens of fires trucks from towns in Monmouth and Ocean counties were called to respond to the blaze, which was reported at about 11:30 a.m. on April 13. No injuries have been reported as of 2:30 p.m.

Grieving for The Westfield High School Principal

Grief is a normal and natural reaction to the death of a loved one. Most of us are not prepared for the long journey of grief which is sometimes devastating, frightening, and often lonely. We may think, do, and say things that are very unlike us. There seems to be no respite, no end to the intense feelings that we experience. Our loss could be the passing of a loved one or even the loss of a ...

Top 10 Signs You're Having an Emotional Affair... Is It Cheating?

An emotional affair is when you turn to a friend or co-worker for emotional (not physical) intimacy. The seduction is that this person gives you what you feel that your spouse does not: support, ego boosts, playfulness, empathy, flirting, and understanding.

This relationship begins in a very innocent way, yet you may begin to share more with this person than with your spouse. You know you ...

Meet Two Members of the Scotch Plains Rescue Squad

April 10, 2019

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Jerry Handsman joined the Scotch Plains Rescue Squad in 1992 at the age of 40. He’s now been riding for 27 years and served most recently as a deputy chief.

Always wanting to help others, Jerry decided to take it beyond the CPR training that he was certified for at the time and became an emergency medical technician (EMT). He’s been on many calls over the ...

Defying the Odds: Somerset Patriots Sign College Player Walk-on from Open Tryout

April 22, 2019

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset Patriots have officially signed outfielder Kyle Wenger for the 2019 season, the most recent hopeful who has defied the odds and been signed as the result of an open tryout at TD Bank Ballpark just weeks before the start of the season. 

Wenger was invited to spring training, which began April 16, after impressing the team’s coaching staff at the ...