Police & Fire

Car Accident Caused Power Outage in Scotch Plains, Fanwood and Westfield

December 7, 2013 at 12:55 AM

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ — Residents in Scotch Plains, Fanwood and Westfield lost power for about an hour the evening of Dec. 6 when a driver hit a pole, according to a representative from PSE&G.  Power was restored by 7:57 p.m., she said.

Due to systems maintenance this weekend, PSE&G customers were not able to report outages via MyAccount, view its outage maps or get outage-related email or text message update. These services will be restored Sunday, Dec. 8, at about 5 p.m., according to the company.

In the meantime, to report a power outage, gas leak or emergency customers should call PSE&G at 800-436-7734.

Earlier in the evening, Cranford police sent out a Nixle alert about an unrelated power outage on the south side of that town due to transformer failure.

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Westfield Planning Board to Hear More on ‘Watcher House’ in January

December 5, 2016

WESTFIELD, NJ — The fate of the “Watcher House” will have to wait.

A continuation of the Westfield Planning Board’s hearings regarding a request to knock down the Dutch colonial at 657 Boulevard and replace it with two new homes, originally scheduled for Monday, was postponed at the request of the objector because neither he nor his expert were available, according to ...

What Do The PSAT Results Mean?

Fall 2016 PSAT results will be available Monday, Dec. 12 online for high school students and parents. This year, we anticipate that junior students’ percentile rankings will be lower than last year’s. 

Why? 

This year, the College Board can compare student performance with actual performance from the last year.  In 2015, the College Board used a convoluted ...

Prevent Homelessness – Build Affordable Housing in Every Community

December 7, 2016

Dear Editor:

The first time I heard the story being told by a homeless mother who was staying in our church as part of Family Promise’s program, I knew I had to become an advocate. Becoming homeless could happen to any one of us! 

The loss of a job; illness of the major breadwinner, or an increase in rent due to gentrification can catch families in a downward ...

Hypertension Clinic at the Scotch Plains Public Library

December 9, 2016

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The township nurse will be available at the library for blood pressure checks from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon on Tuesday, December 13. No registration is required.​​

The Scotch Plains Library is located at 1927 Bartle Avenue, one block from Park Avenue in the center of town.

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