SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- According to Scotch Plains Police, traffic on Rahway Road between Cooper and Swans Mill is closed Wednesday due to downed trees following Tuesday night's high winds.
Parts of Rahway Road Closed Due to Storm Damage
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By TAPINTOSPF STAFFNovember 21, 2017
SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Ministerium hosted a special Thanksgiving service in which a diverse group of celebrants from different denominations participated on Monday, Nov. 20 at the Fanwood Presbyterian Church.
The program featured readings, talks, and a wonderful selection of music featuring choir singers from a number of different ...
By JOHN MOONEYNovember 21, 2017
FANWOOD, NJ -- Mayor Colleen Mahr presented a Veterans Day proclamation on Monday evening to Joe McCort, finance officer at American Legion Post 209 and quartermaster of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10122, both of which provide support for veterans in the community.
McCort was the emcee at Veterans Day ceremonies in Scotch Plains and Fanwood on November 11 and at Memorial ...
By TAPINTOSPF STAFFNovember 20, 2017
FANWOOD, NJ -- The Fanwood Council named Teresa Seefeldt, a member of the Fanwood Planning Board, as the Borough's Volunteer of the Month on Monday, Nov. 20. The proclamation was presented by Councilman Jack Molenaar on behalf of the Mayor and Council for her volunteer service to the Planning Board and, before that, the Recreation Commission.
Ms. Seefeldt ...
By JOHN MOONEYNovember 20, 2017
FANWOOD/SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- As it celebrates its 40th Anniversary in 2017, the Scotch Plains/Fanwood Soccer Association has been honored by both the Fanwood Borough Council and the Scotch Plains Township Council.
On Monday evening, Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr, whose sons Dan and Colin play in the league, presented a proclamation to League president Andrew Bonderowicz and a ...
By JIM LAMBERTNovember 20, 2017
SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Union Catholic recognized Children’s Grief Awareness Day on Thursday with several activities to create awareness and lend support to those in need.
Butterfly stickers, a Grief Awareness Day symbol, were distributed to all students and staff, and Barbara Dellanno, Union Catholic’s Dean of Academics and Faith-Formation, led a prayer during the honor roll ...
By TAPINTO.NET STAFFNovember 20, 2017
50.9 million expected to travel nationwide, highest travel volume since 2005
FLORHAM PARK, NJ -- AAA forecasts 50.9 million Americans -- including nearly 1.3 million in New Jersey -- will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Thanksgiving holiday.
The 2017 Thanksgiving weekend will see the highest travel volume since 2005, when 58.6 million Americans left ...
Girls Cross-Country: Union Catholic's Lufrano Places 8th at Meet of Champions with One of Top Times in County History
By JIM LAMBERTNovember 20, 2017
HOLMDEL, NJ -- Jerika Lufrano ran one of the fastest times for a Union County girl in course history to place eighth and lead the UC cross-country team to an 11th place finish at the 46th NJSIAA Meet of Champions on Saturday at Holmdel Park.
Led by Lufrano, the Vikings scored 246 points to place 11th in a race featuring 21 teams. Lufrano, a junior, who lives in Montclair, ran 18:36, ...