Career Networking Group: The Value Proposition at Scotch Plains Library on Monday, Feb. 13

January 14, 2017

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- On Monday, Feb. 13 at 6:30 p.m., Alex Freund, the Landing Expert, will be at the Scotch Plains Public Library to discuss how developing a strong value proposition will benefit your job search.

The value proposition is all about why people say “yes.”  In a job search, like it or not, one of the biggest challenges is marketing yourself effectively to a ...

Union County Clerk Hosts New Jersey Notary Training in Scotch Plains on March 3

UNION COUNTY, NJ -- Notaries Public are invited to attend the next session of New Jersey Notary Training, an educational seminar for Notaries Public hosted by Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi, together with Union County Surrogate James LaCorte, Esq., who will present the legal aspects of the functions of notaries public. Ms. Rajoppi will open the seminar and review the application process ...

Gas Prices Continue Upward Climb, Says AAA

NEW JERSEY -- Gas prices continue to rise both nationally and in New Jersey, with today’s average price for a gallon of gas up three cents since last week nationally and one cent in the Garden State.

AAA’s January 9th survey of gas prices found in New Jersey, motorists are paying an average of $2.45, one cents more than a week ago ($2.44), 13 cents more than a month ago ...

“New Year, New Job, New You” -- Series of Free Workshops for Job Seekers at Temple Sholom

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Jewish Family Service (JFS) of Central NJ, a non-sectarian health and social service agency, and Temple Sholom will be hosting a series of three free  titled “New Year, New Job, New You”, on Thursday mornings, January 5, 12 and 19 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon at Temple Sholom, 1925 Lake Avenue, Scotch Plains, NJ.

The January ...

2016 in Review: Top Stories of Scotch Plains & Fanwood -- Business

SCOTCH PLAINS-FANWOOD, NJ – As the year comes to a close, TAP into Scotch Plains-Fanwood takes a look at the top local Business stories of 2016.

The Scotch Plains Zoning Board of Appeals voted unanimously to deny Wawa the variances it sought to build a 5,000-square-foot gas station-convenience store.

Despite neighborhood opposition, the Scotch Plains Zoning Board approved ...

Gas Prices Increase in New Jersey and Nationally

NEW JERSEY — Gas prices are trending upward at the close of 2016, with the average price for a gallon of gas increasing four cents nationally and five cents in New Jersey, according to AAA’s December 27th survey of gas prices.

In New Jersey, motorists are paying an average of $2.38, five cents more than a week ago. A year ago, before the 23-cent gas tax was passed, the price was ...

Jack Frost is Knocking -- Make Him Wipe His Feet!

Winter is around the corner!  We know how this season could wreak havoc on your floors, so we have compiled a list of easy ways to keep your flooring investment looking great all winter long:

1. Put doormats outside.
Get a sturdy mat for both outside your entry doors and inside. Good outdoor doormats will not hold onto moisture (think moldy mildew), but they will act as your first line ...

A&P in Fanwood Demolished

FANWOOD, NJ -- The Fanwood A&P, which served the community for many decades before closing in November 2015, is currently undergoing demolition.

The property is slotted to be a mixed use housing facility.

Business of the Week; Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA

Congratulations to our Business of the Week, Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA! The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA is dedicated to improving that quality of life of the individuals, families and communities we serve through programs and services that build wholeness of spirit, mind & body. Learn more at

Free Holiday Parking Begins in Downtown Westfield

WESTFELD, NJ —  From Dec. 17 to 26, the town of Westfield is giving shoppers, diners and visitors to Downtown Westfield the gift of free metered parking at designated 2-hour on-street meters and 4-hour parking lot pay stations.

Just don’t plan to hog your spot — while parking in these spaces is free, restrictions and time limits will still be enforced to ensure ...

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