SCOTCH PLAINS-FANWOOD, NJ -- The Scotch Plains Police Department and the Fanwood Police Department sponsored the 30th annual National Night Out celebration in each town on Tuesday, Aug. 5. The observance began 30 years ago as an effort to promote interaction with police and the communities they serve.
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June 25, 2017
Congratulations to our Business of the Week, Strauss Law Offices (203 Lenox Ave. #160 in Westfield). The litigation firm prides itself on being a small firm with big results. Jeffrey Strauss, Esq. of Strauss Law Offices has a long history of success in different firms yet now provides the direct and personal service, expert support and resources necessary for a successful result. For more ...
By TAPINTOSPF STAFFJune 25, 2017
SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Five local students received a total of $15,750 in scholarships from the Adele DeLeeuw Scholarship Fund at a dinner held Tuesday, May 30, at the Spain Inn in Piscataway. The scholarships are financed by a bequest from Adele DeLeeuw, longtime Plainfield resident, author of 75 books, journalist and arts activist.
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By JENNIFER POPPERJune 25, 2017
PLAINFIELD, NJ - It's been 240 years since his last visit to the Drake House Museum in Plainfield, and this time, George Washington brought along wife Martha.
The 240th Anniversary Reenactment of the Battle of Short Hills took place on Saturday, June 24. As a special treat, the Washingtons continued their tour of Union County on Sunday when they spoke to a group of Drake House ...
By TAPINTOSPF STAFFJune 24, 2017
SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ -- Meet "Fanwood's Strongest."
The Fanwood Fire Department won the Tug of War Championship and was named "Best Appearing Fire Company" at the South Plainfield Wetdown on Saturday, June 24.
The event celebrated the South Plainfield Volunteer Fire Department's 110th anniversary and its new Engine 7.
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By JOHN MOONEYJune 24, 2017
SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- As a youngster, it was the illusive dream. All of the best swimmers in school swam for the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA (FSPY). While he saw his fair share of success swimming for Laura Bransky with the Central Jersey Barracudas at the JCC - he set several team records and was one of the top swimmers in the league - Chris Bondarowicz failed to make the FSPY team ...
By JAMIE TREACYJune 24, 2017
CLARK, NJ - Oak Ridge Park is full of action this weekend as hundreds gather to reenact the Battle of Short Hills, put on by the Brigade of the American Revolution.
On June 26, 1777, New Jersey and Pennsylvania troops fought against an encroaching British Army. 240 years later, history was brought to life just one mile from where the battle took place.
Reenactors acted out ...
By JOHN MOONEYJune 24, 2017
FANWOOD, NJ -- Mayor Colleen Mahr, along with Union County Freeholders, members of the Fanwood Borough Council and the Planning Board, joined executives from Landmark Landmark Companies, LLC, for the groundbreaking of Station Square Property on the corner of La Grande Ave. and Second St. on Thursday.
"Station Square will transform the face of Fanwood," Mayor Mahr told the crowd.