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Press Releases

June 30, 2023

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ - The Raymond J. Lesniak ESH Recovery High School, based in Roselle, NJ, proudly celebrated its 8th annual graduation ceremony on June 14th. Established in 2014, this public high school in New Jersey provides crucial support and education to teenagers facing substance use disorder ...

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"Open & Affirming (ONA) is an official designation of congregations and other settings in the United Church of Christ (UCC) that affirms the full inclusion of the LGBTQ+ community in the church's life and ministry. It designates a church or other organization as welcoming and ...

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Scotch Plains - The JCC of Central New Jersey has three swim programs. The Barracudas Swim Team (ages 6-18) is the competitive team; the Mini-Barracudas (ages 5-8) introduces children to the swim team program, and the IntraCudas (ages 8-18) is the intramural program.  The Barracudas are beginning ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – RWJBarnabas Health is making an urgent appeal for blood and platelet donations as it responds to a serious shortage at hospitals throughout the state. Life-saving blood and platelet donations are given to patients in a wide range of circumstances including cancer care, trauma ...

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In Westfield on June 11, 2023, three accomplished Eagle Scouts from Holy Trinity Troop 73 and St. Bartholomew Troop 203 were recognized with the esteemed rank of Eagle Scout. The ceremony was attended by fellow Scouters, proud family members, supportive friends, and notable local dignitaries.

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The JCC of Central New Jersey was honored to award the first Phyllis Bernstein Kuchner Scholarship winners earlier this month.  The scholarship, open to local community members, was established in honor and memory of longtime JCC member, Board member and volunteer Phyllis ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- A21 Wellness Dispensary (“A21”) is set to open the first adult-use cannabis dispensary in Scotch Plains and is hiring and holding a career fair on Friday, June 23, and Saturday, June 24, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at its future dispensary located at 2507 US Hwy 22 (former Yeti MMA ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – Atlantic Health System was one of only 12 health systems in the United States to recently receive Practice Greenhealth’s prestigious System for Change award, recognizing the health care organization’s accomplishments in environmental sustainability. Each of Atlantic Health System’s ...

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Chilton Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System, recently celebrated its newly built emergency department (ED) with a ribbon cutting ceremony featuring hospital leaders, physicians, team members, donors and community members. This renovation marks Chilton as one of the nation’s first ...

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Join us at the Fanwood Train Station and enjoy over 50 vendors selling really cool stuff. Arts, crafts, new quality items, beauty & fashion, collectibles, perfume and jewelry, and more. Come hungry and enjoy lunch at these food trucks: Eat My Franks and Cat Like Reflexes, while listening to the ...

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Two local charities supporting the homeless and children have each received grants of approximately $43,000 from The Advocacy Collaborative. The Elizabeth Coalition to House the Homeless and the Institute of Music for Children each will receive the funds to enable them to continue fulfilling their ...

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British Comedy Round and Round the Garden to Be Performed in a Plainfield Garden Dragonfly Multicultural Art’s Porch Play Series at duCret Center of Art June 22nd- June 25th.   Dragonfly Multicultural Arts Center’s production of Round and Round the Garden, is just ‘round the corner! The ...

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New Jersey American Water is launching an education campaign across the company’s service areas to encourage customers to self-identify and report the material of the service line that brings water into their home. The educational effort is part of the company's Lead Service Line Replacement ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Air pollution caused by smoke from the Canadian wildfires that has drifted down into the northeastern United States is causing some of the worst air quality across the NYC metro area.    Currently, the Air Quality Index (AQI) in the region is being measured as “unhealthy” ...

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Local non-profit Queen City Film & Television Workshop will host another SCREETALK UMOJA, free film screening & filmmaker meet and greet in Plainfield on June 10, 2023, at the Plainfield Public Library, 11:30a - 2:30p. The event will feature award-winning filmmaker and Plainfield resident, ...

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If you love beautiful gardens... The Save the Queen City Garden Tour will take place on Saturday, June 10th, 2023, from 10am to 3pm. The last ticket sale: 1:00pm. Take this 4.5-mile walking or car tour featuring nine incredible private gardens. See multiple lovingly cared for historic houses ...

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Each year, almost 800,000 people in the United States suffer a stroke. Ten to 15 percent of those people are between the ages of 18 and 45, reflecting an increase of more than 40 percent among younger adults. While those numbers alone are enough to cause concern, the American Heart ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - MAY 23, 2023 – Atlantic Health System honored a New Jersey State Trooper and members of the Montville Township First Aid Squad on Tuesday, May 23, 2023, as the first responders reunited with the man whose life they saved a year earlier when he suffered a stroke while driving along ...

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SUMMIT, NJ -- The New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra (NJIO) presents An Afternoon with Brahms, on Sunday, May 21, at 3 p.m. at Lawton Johnson Middle School in Summit. Three NJIO’s ensembles will perform. The concert is free and open to the public. Donations are gratefully accepted. The concert ...

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Union College of Union County, New Jersey is hosting a unique opportunity for rising high school juniors and seniors – the chance to earn college credits for free! The Summer College Program begins July 5 and runs through August 15 with students eligible to earn up to 6 college credits. Besides ...

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Graduation season is upon us and that means celebrating your graduate’s accomplishments and honors.  TAPinto Milestones gives you an easy and free way to honor your graduate. Getting started is easy:  Login to TAPinto.net or create an account if you don’t have one.  Click “Submit ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ - History and Civil War buffs won’t want to miss this month’s meeting of the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Historical Society, when local author William McClintock Jr. will present a fascinating educational program on his great-great-grandfather, Commodore Reigart Bolivar Lowry, a ...

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The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA wants to ensure that water safety is top of mind as we jump into summer. With temperatures rising, kids want to cool off, whether that’s in home pools, ponds, lakes, rivers, streams, or oceans. And that means the risk of drowning is as prevalent as ever. For National ...

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Join Community Access Unlimited (CAU) for a day of family-friendly fun and games in support of an important cause! CAU is thrilled to invite members of the community and our friends to come together and enjoy a range of exciting activities, all to benefit CAU's vital services for individuals with ...

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The BD Diabetes Center at Atlantic Health System’s Goryeb Children’s Hospital and JDRF, the leading global type 1 diabetes research and advocacy organization, have partnered to distribute an educational video series for youth with type 1 diabetes. The three-part series, comprised of five-minute ...

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“Heads Up Seniors!: Pedestrian Safety and Fall Prevention Program ” LAVY HOUSE LIVE! Wednesday, May 17 @ 11 AM- Noon Jewish Family Service of Central New Jersey (JFSCNJ) will be presenting “Heads Up Seniors! A Pedestrian and Fall Prevention Program”, on Wednesday, May 17th @ 11 AM – Noon, ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ -- While there have been festivals of song and music from time immemorial, the first National Music Week was organized by Westfield native Charles M. Tremaine in 1924. That year, 847 communities and organizations from across the nation sponsored musical events during the week.  The ...

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