FANWOOD, NJ -- Tennis players from the Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School team get in a practice session on the courts at Fanwood's La Grande Park after school on the first day of spring, March 20. Temperatures were in the low 50s under partly cloudy skies, and the trees still don't have any leaves. Then again, just a few weeks ago, the courts were completely covered in snow.
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By JOHN MOONEYMarch 22, 2018
FANWOOD/SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The YMCA is “America’s Swim Instructor” and the most accessible community resource to prevent drowning and encourage a lifelong enjoyment of swimming. In fact, the Y pioneered the concept of group swim lessons more than 100 years ago in 1909, and each year, the organization teaches more than a million children water safety and swimming ...
By MARIBETH FISHERMarch 22, 2018
SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Instant Pot – a programmable pressure cooker – is the latest kitchen trend!
Whether you have one already but aren’t sure how to make the most of it, or you’re just curious if it lives up to the hype, this April 19th event at Scotch Plains Public Library is for you.
Food blogger Valerie Gray (From Val’s Kitchen) will show us how to ...
By ELIZABETH PARASCANDOLA-CLEEMarch 21, 2018
CLARK, NJ – A car went off the road and into the river on the northbound Garden State Parkway between the Clark and Cranford exits during Wednesday night’s snowstorm.
According to Clark’s Chief of Police Pedro Matos, the car’s driver managed to escape the water. Divers went in to the river and determined the car to be empty. The sole occupant was ...
By JOHN MOONEYMarch 21, 2018
SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The fourth Nor'easter in the past three weeks hit Scotch Plains-Fanwood on Wednesday afternoon with less severity than many meteorologists predicted during the day, but snows are expected to continue until Thursday morning.
According to the National Weather Service, overnight snow could be heavy at times with temperatures remaining around 32 and wind gusts as ...
By SHEILA TRENERYMarch 21, 2018
LANCASTER, PA -- The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA swim team traveled to Franklin-Marshall College in Lancaster, PA from March 9th to 11th for the NJ YMCA 13 and Over State Championships. During this 3 day meet, 51 State Qualifiers from FSPY competed against 25 YMCA swim teams from across the state. Nineteen FSPY swimmers scored points by finishing in the top 16.
The team captured ...
By TAPINTOSPF STAFFMarch 21, 2018
GARWOOD, NJ -- Union County Freeholders Sergio Granados, Bette Jane Kowalski, Linda Carter, and Al Mirabella congratulated Scotch Plains Councilwoman Rose Checchio at the Union County Commission on the Status of Women’s 26th annual Union County Women of Excellence dinner in Garwood.
They were joined by New Jersey State Senator Nicholas P. Scutari, New Jersey State Senator Joe Cryan ...
By MAUREN DOHERTYMarch 21, 2018
SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- St. Bartholomew Academy Pee Wee Boys basketball won the Union County CYO Championships for their division on Sunday, March 11. Coached by Jim Reagan and Allison Yaeger, the team of third and fourth-grade boys defeated St. James the Apostle School 41-28 at St. Joseph’s School in Maplewood.
The Union County CYO Basketball League is open to Girls and Boys in ...