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Raiders Results from Mon, July 28: Three Wins, One Loss

July 28, 2014 at 11:57 PM

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ – Three of the four Scotch Plains Fanwood Baseball League teams that hosted playoff games won at home on Monday, July 28.

In the 7U Quarterfinal Game, No. 1 seed SPF White defeated eighth-seeded Long Hill at Route 22 Field. The Raiders will take on Summit in the semis on Tuesday.

In the 12U Semifinal Game, No. 2 seed Scotch Plains defeated third-seeded Springfield, 12-7, at Memorial Field. (See separate article here:

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The 12U Raiders advance to the championship game vs. Basking Ridge Black at Memorial Field on Wednesday.

At the 13U Semifinal Game at VoTech, top-seeded Scotch Plains beat eighth-seeded Branchburg White to advance to the championship game against No. 3 Cranford Gold later in the week.

In the 10U Championship Game, seventh-seeded Kenilworth defeated fifth-seeded Scotch Plains by a score of 8-2 at Booth Field. After the game, the coaching staff led by 2014 SPFHS graduate Christian Zazzali announced the following honors for the 10U team: Offensive MVP, Marco Signorelli; Defensive MVP, Tommy Schmidt; Most Valuable Pitcher, Andy Kipp; and Most Improved Player, Brendan Fay.


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Free Public Wi-Fi at Ponderosa Park, Scotch Plains and Other Union County Facilities

January 21, 2017

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has announced that free public Wi-Fi access is available now in six new parks throughout the county. There are now a total of 11 county parks and facilities that offer free Wi-Fi.

“We are committed to ensuring that our recreation facilities are up to date and welcoming to a broad range of activities,” said Chairman ...

New Jersey Wins Under Lance Mental Health Law

January 13, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. ---  Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) announced that New Jersey has been selected to participate in a demonstration program to expand access to community mental health services and strengthen the quality of care for those living with mental and behavioral health issues. The demonstration program was created under Lance’s Excellence in Mental Health Act, which was ...

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Congresswoman, Your Attendance Is Mandatory, Not Optional.

January 18, 2017

To the editor:

I sent this letter to Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman on her failure to represent us at the Presidential Inauguration on January 20, 2017. To date, she has not taken the time or extended me the decency to respond.

This makes one wonder, if she and those wo do not want to attend, should resign from their offices, since they refuse to the job we are paying them to ...

Homes That Sold This Week in Scotch Plains-Fanwood

January 15, 2017

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Brought to you by Keller Williams Realty, the following is a list of homes that have sold this week in the towns of Fanwood, Scotch Plains and Westfield. (See table below.) This information includes sales that were listed in the Garden State MLS.

Check this weekly update to stay informed about your local real estate market.

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