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Families Invited to Participate in Fall Festival at Watchung Reservation on October 7

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Scenes from 2016's Adventure Day at Watchung Reservation
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Scenes from 2016's Adventure Day at Watchung Reservation
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Scenes from 2016's Adventure Day at Watchung Reservation
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Scenes from 2016's Adventure Day at Watchung Reservation
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Scenes from 2016's Adventure Day at Watchung Reservation
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Scenes from 2016's Adventure Day at Watchung Reservation
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Scenes from 2016's Adventure Day at Watchung Reservation
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STEM Activities, BB Gun Shooting, Arts and Crafts Are All Part of the Upcoming Fall Festival

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ -  All families in the area are invited to attend “Adventure Day,” a bi-annual interactive family festival (formerly called “Watchung Day”) taking place on Saturday, Oct. 7 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Watchung Reservation. Last fall the event attracted more than 100 local boys and girls along with their parents. Activities offered include: BB, archery, outdoor cooking, STEM fun, crafts, sports, field games, and more.

Adventure Day will take place in the Scout Camping Area of Watchung Reservation. Parking is available at the Trailside Nature Center, 452 New Providence Rd, Mountainside.

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Families are welcome to drop in at any time and stay as long as they wish. There is no cost for this free event but families are asked to RSVP at http://bit.ly/2whnNEq to ensure there are enough supplies available for all who attend.

For more information, please contact Charlean Mahon at 973-524-4459 or Charlean.mahon@scouting.org

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Another Car Smashes into CVS on Morris Avenue in Union

April 22, 2018

UNION, NJ – For the third time in the past year, a car hit the CVS building at 2287 Morris Avenue at the corner of Commerce Avenue.

Union firefighters responded to a call at the CVS at about 12:50 p.m. Thursday.  According to Fire Chief Mike Scanio, a car had struck the building. The Union Fire Department Special Operations Team along with a township construction official ...

Politics IS Government in Union County

April 22, 2018

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Travels Spotlight: New Brunswick Ciclovia opens 2018 Season

April 18, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK  – New Brunswick Ciclovia will open its 2018 season on Sunday, April 22 for another fun day of open streets and active living for all. 

Now in its fifth year, New Brunswick Ciclovia is a family-friendly event that emphasizes healthy living and community building by opening our streets and offering programming for all to enjoy. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., more ...

Congregation Beth Israel to Hold Open House For Prospective Members

April 23, 2018

Congregation Beth Israel in Scotch Plains will hold an open house for prospective members on Sunday, May 6, from 10:45 a.m. until noon. Prospective congregants will have the opportunity to tour the synagogue and its Religious School and to meet Congregation Beth Israel’s leadership. 

The open house will take place during the Religious School’s end-of-year celebration.

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