FANWOOD, NJ -- The stop sign did not deter this deer from picking fruit off an apple tree at the corner of Second Street and LaGrande Avenue.
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By MATT KIPPOctober 21, 2016
SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – One goal was all that was needed, as the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Raiders boys soccer team defeated the Summit Hilltoppers by a score of 1-0 Thursday at Wexler Field.
The game’s goal was scored by John Murphy in unique fashion. Murphy, on the line for a penalty kick, took his shot before the Hilltoppers could fully line up their defense or prepare for the shot.
Alzheimer’s/Dementia Support Group to Meet on Friday, Oct. 21, at the Presbyterian Church in Westfield Friday
WESTFIELD, NJ -- Jewish Family Service of Central NJ, a non-sectarian health and social service agency, will host an Alzheimer’s/Dementia Caregiver Support Group on Friday, Oct. 21, 2016, at the Presbyterian Church in Westfield (140 Mountain Ave.) from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon. The group is free and open to caregivers in the community and is run in ...
SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Scotch Plains Police Department has gotten its accreditation from the NJ State Association of Chiefs of Police.
"It's a system of checks and balances. That's what I like about it. This shows that our officers follow policy," said Police Chief Ted Conley at the Scotch Plains Township Council meeting on Tuesday. "It's like ...
FANWOOD, NJ -- Two River Bank in Fanwood hosted the Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce's business networking event on Wednesday, Oct. 19.
The event drew nearly 50 local business people from a variety of industries, including financial services professionals, accountants, dentists, and meditation and yoga instructors.
The Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce ...
SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- At the final Scotch Plains Council meeting before Election Day, Councilman Llewellyn Jones again questioned Mayor Kevin Glover about taking healthcare benefits from the township. The councilman said the mayor had committed "an indictable offense” and “a fourth degree crime.”
Mayor Glover deferred to Township Attorney Bob Renaud, whose ...
SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Producing stacks of council minutes dating back to the 1990s, Scotch Plains Councilman Llewellyn Jones raised the controversy over how Township Manager Al Mirabella's pay raise was handled this year.
Jones said at a prior council meeting that letters from previous mayors indicated the involvement of council members in the process. Mayor Kevin Glover.maintains ...
SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Scotch Plains has about $700,000 in grants from a variety of sources this year, an increase of nearly 30 percent from 2015, according to Township Manager Al Mirabella.
The grants cover a wide variety of areas, from public safety and senior citizen programs to children’s recreation and environmental projects. By the end of the year, the funding could ...
FANWOOD, NJ -- The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Field Hockey "Dinner and Dessert" fundraiser takes place on Thursday, Oct. 20 at Nick's Pizza (42 S. Martine Ave.) and Rocko's Ice Cream (42 S. Martine Ave.) from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Patrons who get dinner at Nick's and dessert at Rocko's will be helping to help support SPF field hockey. Nick's and ...
NEW JERSEY -- New Jersey is the best state to be a teacher, according to a new study by Zippia.com, a recruiting website.
How did the Garden State land at the top of the rankings?
To determine the best states for teachers, Zippia examined out where the teaching jobs are and how well they are paid via information from the Bureau of Labor ...
FANWOOD, NJ -- The Fanwood Council recognized Dennis Sherry, a member of the borough's Planning Board over the last eight years, as its Volunteer of the Month.
His career in commercial real estate, knowledge and expertise has helped make him a tremendous asset to the Borough of Fanwood. He is entering his 9th year as a volunteer on the Fanwood Planning ...