Coles School students collected 10 bags full of donated toys and several larger free standing ones as part of the school's Earth Day activities on Friday, April 25th. The donated toys will go to needy children.
Coles School Earth Day Toy Drive
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By JOHN MOONEYSeptember 26, 2016
SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Scotch Plains police have installed speed humps on on the 300 Block of Myrtle Ave. (between Front St. and Mountain Ave.) as a pilot program to help slow cars on one of the main "cut-through" streets that run north-south from Route 22.
"Safety is our number one priority," said Mayor Kevin Glover, who was joined by ...
WESTFIELD, NJ — The Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey Museum celebrated its grand opening Saturday at 201 Grove Street East.
The little museum consists of uniforms dating back to 1918, vintage cookie tins, badge collections and other classic Girl Scout memorabilia. Members of the GSHNJ’s board of directors Dolores Kresge, Nancy Avery and Sherley Penrose started collecting ...
FANWOOD, NJ -- The Fanwood Memorial Library will host Pizza Day at 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 2, when children and their families are invited to a pizza-themed story time and craft. Then at 2 p.m., everyone is invited for pizza tasting and a tutorial on making the perfect pizza dough led by Nancy Kipping. All ages are invited.
In November, director Dan Weiss's ...
BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Raiders boys soccer team survived a scare Saturday afternoon, remaining undefeated after rallying for a 2-1 victory over Bridgewater-Raritan.
The Panthers jumped out to an early 1-0 lead on Nate Race’s goal 10 minutes into the game, and Bridgewater-Raritan (5-1) took that lead into halftime.
“They had the advantage a little bit [in the ...
WESTFIELD, NJ — The owners of the Westfield’s infamous “Watcher” house, 657 Boulevard, have field a zoning application with the Westfield Planning Board to have the Dutch colonial torn down and replaced with two new homes, according to a Westfield resident who said she and other neighbors were advised of the plans in an official letter Saturday.
Neighbors were told that ...
Congratulations to our Business of the Week, JCC of Central Jersey! They are a not-for-profit social service agency committed to serving both the Jewish community and the community at large. Learn more at http://www.jccnj.org.
SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- As part of our nation’s continuing conversation about the American Experience, Scotch Plains Public Library invites the public to participate in Voices from the Margins: Connecting Our Stories, a series of book discussions, films and events. The series will run from October 6, 2016 through June 19, 2017. Partnering with the library for this project are Social ...
NATIONAL -- The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Organization has announced a bold plan to reduce the nation’s 40,000 breast cancer deaths by 50 percent in 10 years, by improving access to quality and timely cancer care for the underserved and enhancing Komen’s research focus on lethal breast cancers.
“We know that people die of breast cancer for two reasons: a lack of ...
CRANFORD – This summer the Union County College Foundation launched the first annual “$100,000 Summer Scholarship Challenge” to raise additional funds for student scholarships. The Foundation “challenged” current and past donors of endowed and annual scholarships to consider increasing their financial support, bring back an old scholarship, or to start a new one.
WESTFIELD, NJ — The 2016 Westfield FestiFall street fair, sponsored by the Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce, is set to take place Sunday, Sept. 25, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., rain or shine.
Tens of thousands are expected to arrive from all around to enjoy the annual event, which will close off downtown streets to cars to make way for pedestrians, vendors, rides, ...