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 MOONEYJuly 25, 2016
FANWOOD/SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Ana Bogdanovski is perhaps the most unlikely participant at the Summer Olympics in Brazil, where the Fanwood resident will carry the flag for her nation: Macedonia, a country located in the Balkan peninsula in Southeast Europe.
Bogdanovski's parents both are natives of the country, and she has dual U.S.-Macedonian citizenship. Now a graduate of Johns Hopkins ...
SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Highland Swim Club's SWIM-A-PALOOZA fundraiser to benefit RESOLVE Community Counseling Center in Scotch Plains raised nearly $6,000 on Sunday.
Participants raised money by swimming lengths of the pool from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Caitlyn Falkowski: 132 laps
Evan Weber: 104 laps
Katie Romanyshyn: 102 laps
Erin Ryan: 102 laps
NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The American Red Cross is assisting eight families displaced by the deadly fire that tore through the Regency Village Apartment Complex on Route #22 in North Plainfield earlier today. The fire killed an elderly man and woman living at the complex.
Five members of the Red Cross Disaster Action Team (DAT) responded to provide comfort and emergency assistance ...
FANWOOD, NJ -- The Green Fair was held on the grounds of Fanwood Borough Hall on Saturday, July 23rd.
The event organized by Fanwood's Green Team featured workshops on rain barrels and composting, solar vendors, exhibits on the Fanwood Nature Center and Environmental Commission and information on the new curbside recycling program from the Plainfield Municipal Utilities Authority.
FANWOOD, NJ -- Annmarie Kearns, Allison Roden, and Mary Catherine Stovall were recognized at the Fanwood Borough Council meeting on Monday, July 18, for earning their Girl Scouts Gold Awards.
Mayor Colleen Mahr and the Fanwood Council honored the girls for completing the , the highest achievement in Girl Scouts.
Ms. Kearns created a Pollinator Garden in ...
MADISON, NJ -- In Commencement exercises on May 17, 2016, Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) conferred more than 3,000 degrees, ranging from associates to doctorates, on graduates, at MetLife Stadium. Four graduates were from Scotch Plains:
Alissa Ricci of Scotch Plains earned a BA in humanities
Erik Ekstrand of Scotch Plains earned a BA in interdisciplinary ...
SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- With the sun shining and 90 degree temperatures, one could not have picked better weather for a "wetdown" to welcome Scotch Plains fire department's new engine 1684.
A wetdown is a long-standing tradition among firefighters to officially launch a new engine. Typically, visiting fire departments will open the hoses to spray down the new truck. Among the ...
SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- As the summer temperatures soar in Scotch Plains- Fanwood, FroyoWorld has introduced a freshing drink to beat the heat: bubble tea.
Bubble tea, a popular drink in Asia and on the West Coast, comes in nine new flavors, including:
•Thai Black Tea
FANWOOD, NJ -- Due to the recent storm, Fanwood's Department of Public Works will perform a special, one time brush pickup beginning Monday, July 25. Materials must be placed at the curb by 7:00 a.m. on July 25 for pickup.
Contact Public Works at 908-322-7404 with any questions.
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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Cub Scout Pack 4 & Boy Scout Troop 33 assisted the American Legion Post 209, in removing flags which were placed on Veterans graves for Memorial Day. On Saturday July 16, thirteen Scouts and parents arrived at Hillside Cemetery in Scotch Plains eager to help remove the flags.
"With the weather being close to 85 degrees at 8:30 am, I was pleasantly surprised to see ...