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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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Judge Rules in Favor of Open Ballot in UCDC Chair Election: A Win for Nick Scutari

February 21, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ -- Just one day before the Union County Democratic Committee (UCDC) convention to elect a new County chair, Superior Court Judge Katherine Dupuis ruled in favor of State Senator Nick Scutari, who made the case that UCDC bylaws call for an open ballot.

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The Definition of Insanity

February 21, 2018

Dear Editor:

There is a quote, attributed to various people, including Albert Einstein that states, “the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result”, that is fitting for our current election for Union County Democratic Committee (UCDC) chair.

There is no shortage of polling data related to the functioning of our Federal, ...

Another Holiday, Another Encounter with Marine Life along Jersey Shore

February 19, 2018

SPRING LAKE, NJ — In neighboring Spring Lake, a baby seal made its way onto the beach near the north end pavilion early this afternoon.

Photographer Nancy Orlowski discovered the harbor seal pup near the jetty situated just south of the pavilion on Ocean Avenue at Ludlow Avenue.

The seal’s Presidents Day appearance on February 19 comes one day after a whale was spotted off the ...

Summit's Temple Sinai Debuts 'Lunch & Learn' Events Beginning Mar. 4

February 21, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - Temple Sinai in Summit will host a series of 'Lunch and Learn' events beginning March 4. The informative and interactive events include:

Is Forgiveness Really Necessary? - Sunday, March 4, from 1:45 - 3 p.m.

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