SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- This little black-and-white dog with a red collar was found last night wandering in the thunderstorm in Scotch Plains near the intersection of Lamberts Mill & RaritanRd. Please contact the Edison Shelter to reclaim this cute girl.
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By JOHN MOONEYJanuary 19, 2018
SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Scotch Plains Police Department welcomed three new members to the force this month: Officer Michael Smolinski, Officer Richard Sopko, Officer Charles Tripet.
Sopko grew up in Clark, NJ, and graduated from AL Johnson HS and then later from Clemson with a BS degree in biological science. In 2010, he enlisted with the NJ National Guard to become ...
By TOMMY DRUBULIS, SPECIAL TO TAPINTOSPFJanuary 19, 2018
SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- At Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School, academics and athletics mean a lot to the student body. For student-athletes, it is important to prioritize excellence in the classroom before sports in order to ensure an opportunity to continue that sport in college.
Two seniors, swimmer Rachel Maizes and wrestler Sam Wustefeld, have demonstrated this to perfection. Both will ...
By MATT KIPPJanuary 19, 2018
SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ — It was one of the biggest weeks in the 13-year history of Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s ice hockey program, in large part because of Adam Glod.
Mired in Union County Cup frenzy on Monday and Wednesday, the Raiders certainly had no shortage of scoring at Warinanco Ice Center. While the team eventually fell short of its ultimate goal, statements were ...
Red Cross blood shortage prompts urgent call for blood and platelet donations during National Blood Donor Month
By AMERICAN RED CROSSJanuary 19, 2018
NEW JERSEY -- This January, National Blood Donor Month, the American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood and platelet donors of all blood types to make an appointment to give now and help address a winter blood donation shortage.
Severe winter weather has had a tremendous impact on blood donations already this year, with more than 150 blood drives forced to cancel causing over 5,500 blood ...
By MARC RUSSINOFFJanuary 19, 2018
BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots and team Chairman Steve Kalafer have received the Somerset County 4-H K9 Dano Award.
The K9 Dano Award is given annually to Somerset County businesses or residents that have gone above and beyond in their treatment of animals.
“We are truly honored to receive the K9 Dano Award,” said Kalafer. “The Somerset Patriots take pride ...
By TAPINTOSPF STAFFJanuary 18, 2018
SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- By no means was it the most beautiful of wins, but after a crushing defeat on Tuesday, a victory of any sorts was much needed for Scotch Plains-Fanwood.
Finding themselves a possession or two behind for the majority of Thursday’s divisional game against Hillside, the Raiders grew life in the fourth quarter and eventually pulled out a 48-46 overtime ...