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 MARIBETH FISHERMay 21, 2018
SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Bookmark Book Club, popularly referred to as Scotch Plains Public Library’s Afternoon Book Club, is celebrating 35 years of monthly meetings.
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May 21, 2018
EDISON, NJ -- Seventh and eighth graders at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison successfully staged three of William Shakespeare's classic plays in the school’s amphitheater on May 10-11.
Two sections of seventh graders kicked off the festivities with performances of Macbeth on May 10. One group of eighth graders staged Julius Caesar in the morning on May 11 and another group ...
By JACKIE LIEBERMANMay 21, 2018
WESTFIELD, NJ — The New Jersey Festival Orchestra presented its season finale, In London Town, at the Presbyterian Church in Westfield Saturday night. It was auspicious timing, as the royal wedding had taken place in England just that morning.
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By JOHN MOONEYMay 21, 2018
SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ - It started with a collection to help fund a Memorial Day barbecue at the Valley Brook Village veterans facility in Lyons, NJ. When the bucket collection raised $7,000 at John's Meat Market in downtown Scotch Plains, they decided to keep it going and had barbecues all summer. The program has grown ever since.
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By TAPINTOSPF STAFFMay 21, 2018
SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD — In just one year, Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s boys varsity volleyball team went from the embryo stage to County champions. For winning the Union County title and the program's overall success this season, the team has been selected as the Joint Motion Physical Therapy Athletes of the Week.
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By TAPINTOSPF STAFFMay 20, 2018
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By TAPINTO SUMMIT STAFFMay 20, 2018
SUMMIT, NJ – Hayward Wheaton will celebrate his 100th birthday on October 30, another milestone in an amazing life of the World War II veteran and Scotch Plains resident.
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