Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr presents a framed pencil sketch of the old Fanwood train station to Fanwood Fire Department Chief John Piccola,Volunteer of the Month, at the Borough council meeting on Tuesday, Mar. 18. Piccola was honored for his years of service, both as the fire chief and as a member of the borough's Public Works Department.
Fanwood Volunteer of the Month: Fire Dept. Chief John Piccola
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By MICHAEL M. SHAPIRO, CEO AND FOUNDER, TAPINTO.NETJanuary 22, 2018
NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Facebook recently announced it is changing its news feed and algorithms so that news from legitimate publishers and posts from businesses will seldom appear.
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By TAPINTO.NET STAFFJanuary 22, 2018
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By TAPINTOSPF STAFFJanuary 22, 2018
SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Play Theater, a musical theater program that provides classes and performance opportunities for local children, will present Tarzan on Feb. 3 at 3:30 and 6:30 p.m. and Feb. 4 at 1:00 p.m. at All Saints Episcopal Church (559 Park Ave..) Scotch Plains. The cast and crew is comprised of 51 local children ages 6-14. Admission is free.
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By TAPINTOSPF STAFFJanuary 21, 2018
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By JIM LAMBERTJanuary 21, 2018
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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Scotch Plains Public Library, the YA Chat Club will meet on Thursday, Feb. 8 at 3 p.m. to discuss “Cozy Books to Read on a Snow Day” and any other movies, tv shows, and video games that are currently popular.
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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Union Catholic swim team received a special visit on Friday from six-time World Champion Megan Romano, who gave a special award to Hannah Crisafulli, took photos with the team, and delivered a motivating and inspiring presentation to the swimmers.
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