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By JOHN MOONEYJuly 23, 2016
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 ...
UNION COUNTY, NJ -- Freeholders Bruce H. Bergen and Alexander Mirabella present a resolution to Madison McBride of Fanwood congratulating her on winning the Trooper of the Year Award at the 83rd annual Spring Troop Horse Show at the Watchung Stable in Mountainside. (Photo by Jim Lowney/County of Union)
SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Scotch Plains Library will act as a cooling center today from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Scotch Plains police ask residents to check on elderly neighbors to make sure that they are okay with the excessive heat. Also, keep in mind that small children and pets can overheat extremely fast, make sure they stay well hydrated and indoors in an air conditioned ...
SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Scotch Plains Fire Department will host a "wetdown" for its newest apparatus, Engine 1684, on Saturday, July 23, from 12:00 Noon to 4:00 p.m. in the Scotch Plains Municipal Lot.
A wetdown is a dedication/celebration of a new fire vehicle. Fire departments from nearby towns come and “wet down” the new vehicle by spraying it with ...
FANWOOD, NJ -- The Fanwood Green Team, along with Mayor Mahr and the Fanwood Borough Council, hosts its Green Fair on Saturday, July 23, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Held on the front lawn of the Fanwood Borough Hall at 75 N Martine Ave., the event aspires to educate the community on ways to incorporate environmentally sustainable lifestyle practices into their everyday lives. The ...
SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Highland Swim Club has an opportunity to give back to our community by doing something we love -- swimming! On Sunday, July 24, the swim club will host SWIM-A-PALOOZA, a fundraiser to benefit RESOLVE Community Counseling Center in Scotch Plains.
Participants in SWIM-A-PALOOZA will raise money by swimming lengths of the pool from 9:00 to ...
FANWOOD, NJ -- The National Weather Service has predicted high temperatures and poor air quality in the Fanwood area through the weekend. To help those in need of heat relief, the Fanwood Police Department has designated The Chelsea Senior Living Center, 295 South Avenue, as a Cooling Station.
Anyone who needs transportation to the Cooling Station may call the Fanwood Police ...