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Scotch Plains, New Jersey is located in Union County. Zip codes in Scotch Plains, NJ include 07076. The median home price in Scotch Plains is $495,000 which is roughly $243/per square foot. More Scotch Plains information.

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4 hrs ago | TheAlternativePress.com

Congregation Beth Israel Announces New Membership Options for Young Families

Scotch Plains, NJ Congregation Beth Israel in Scotch Plains announced that it has revised its membership categories to make joining the synagogue more affordable for young families whose children are entering its Religious School.

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17 hrs ago | New Jersey Jewish News

New top federation exec makes it official NEW

Ben-Shimon signed the three-year contract in a conference room on the Aidekman campus in Whippany; in attendance were Kleinman, federation president Leslie Dannin Rosenthal, and immediate past president Lori Klinghoffer.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Hellenic Therapy Center in Scotch Plains: Behaviors that affect self-esteem

By Maria Sikoutris DiIorio Hellenic Therapy Center Any activity, substance, object, or behavior that becomes the major focus of a person's life to the exclusion of other activities or has begun to harm the individual whether it be physically, mentally or socially is considered an addictive behavior.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Jersey Journal

'Take a Stand' for the children of Union County in Foster Care

Currently in the state of New Jersey there are more than 8,000 children in foster care.

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The Jersey Journal

Eight face shoplifting charges in Watchung

Maria Eques, 50, of Scotch Plains was arrested at Walmart at 7:07 p.m. on July 19, and charged with shoplifting $49.97 worth of whitening strips.

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The Jersey Journal

Residents from Cranford, Scotch Plains, and Westfield are members of 'Oklahoma' cast

Oklahoma!' will run at the Morris Museum's Bickford Theatre Aug. 1 through Aug. 10. For tickets, call the box office at 973-971-3706.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Alternative Press

Math Skills Workshops at the Scotch Plains Library

The new school year is just a little more than a month away, and Scotch Plains Public Library is the place to get ready! Local math tutor Assia Moran will lead two free three-part workshops for rising 7th to 9th grade students in August.

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TheAlternativePress.com

New Westfield Daycare to Open in October

Drive by 751 Central Ave. and you can't miss the new Rainbow Academy of Westfield, the daycare center under construction there.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Check out the dogs who were available for adoption in Millburn on Saturday

MILLBURN - Home For Good Dog Rescue, which has its offices in Berkeley Heights, held an adoption event at PetSmart in Millburn on Saturday, July 26. The group brought 27 dogs to the event, including some puppies and a few older dogs rescued from high-kill shelters in the south.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

TheAlternativePress.com

Zounds Hears the Plight of Veterans in Need of Hearing Aids

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ Amid reports of significant delays by the Department of Veterans Affairs in providing medical services to its constituents, one local business is stepping up to help fill a specific need: hearing aids.

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The Jersey Journal

Power during Sandy sparked a whole new business, Pete's Place at Yogoccino

BERKELEY HEIGHTS - While most of the area was suffering from a lack of power during and after Superstorm Sandy, one spot in the township had power - Yogoccino.

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The Jersey Journal

Union County Senior Art Show winners exhibit at Freeholders Gallery in Elizabeth

Molly Brown of Rahway receives congratulations from Freeholders Bette Jane Kowalski and Linda Carter at the 2014 Union County Senior Citizens Art Show for her award-winning acrylic painting.

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The Jersey Journal

Edison woman charged with marijuana possession in Scotch Plains

SCOTCH PLAINS - Lisa M. Colburn, 35, of Edison was charged on July 16 with possession of marijuana after being stopped for a motor vehicle violation by Patrolman B. Belford, police said.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Plainfield detectives, FBI agents make attempted-murder arrest after three-week search for...

PLAINFIELD - Detectives and FBI agents ended a three-week search Wednesday when they arrested a 33-year-old city resident for allegedly shooting a man outside a nightclub last month.

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The Jersey Journal

Power-up math skills at Scotch Plains Library workshops

Certified public school teacher Assia Moran will lead two free three-part workshops for rising seventh to ninth grade students this August.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

TheAlternativePress.com

Rita Gigante, the Godfather's Daughter to appear at the Scotch Plains Public Library

The Godfather's Daughter, Rita Gigante, will appear at Scotch Plains Public Library on Thursday, August 7 at 7 p.m. Rita Gigante is an inspirational speaker, writer and expert on healing and the power of forgiveness.

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Driver in Scotch Plains/Westfield Lamberts Mill Road Accident Charged with Careless Driving

WESTFIELD/SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ - An accident on Lamberts Mill Road Tuesday night occurred when a white Hyundai traveling south on Lamberts Mill Road crossed into the northbound lane and struck another vehicle, according to Captain Scott Rodger of the Westfield Police Department.

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The Jersey Journal

Household hazardous waste collection is Aug. 2 in Scotch Plains

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders will sponsor a Household Special Waste Collection event on Saturday, Aug. 2, so Union County residents can get rid of outdated or unwanted household chemicals, mercury thermostats, propane tanks, and automobile tires in an environmentally safe manner.

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The Jersey Journal

Congregation Beth Israel in Scotch Plains offering new membership options

Congregation Beth Israel in Scotch Plains announced that it has revised its membership categories to make joining the synagogue more affordable for young families whose children are entering its Religious School.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Alternative Press

Camp Yachad in Scotch Plains Mourns Staff Member Lori DiStefano

Staff at Camp Yachad, the day camp at the JCC of Central New Jersey, worked with Westfield-based Imagine, a Center for Coping with Loss, to tell its campers Tuesday of the sudden passing of staff member Lori DiStefano, who worked with first-graders there.

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