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Sprayground Section of Ponderosa Park to Close from June 9 to 13

June 6, 2014 at 7:00 AM

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ - The sprayground of the Ponderosa Farm Park, located on 1600 Cooper Rd. in Scotch Plains is expected to be closed from Monday, June 9 to Friday, June 13, pending weather, for minor repair work.

While the spray portion of the playground will be closed, the remainder of the playground and the park itself will remain open for usage during this time.

The 23-acre park, which opened two years ago, offers walking trails, multipurpose fields, a wide variety of playground equipment for kids of all ages and the popular spray fountain.

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For those who haven’t been to Ponderosa Park yet, check out the video below to see just some of the amenities that the park has to offer.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=OvEqsyNIqjs

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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

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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 ...

5 Questions to Ask at an Open House

When you go to your next open house, ask the listing agent these key questions to help you make an informed decision. When a property is hot, a public open house may be your best opportunity for due diligence before submitting an offer. While the hosting agent may not be able to answer all of your questions, there is a lot you can learn.

1. How long has it been on the market?  You may ...

Congresswoman, Your Attendance Is Mandatory, Not Optional.

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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

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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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