U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ), right, joined Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr, the Union County Democratic Vice-Chair, for Irish music and a cocktail reception held on Friday, March 14, at the Suburban Golf Club in Union.
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By JENNIFER POPPERMarch 25, 2017
ELIZABETH, NJ - The Union County Freeholders held their regular meeting tonight, and a special resolution was introduced to recognize and commend Westfield residents Valerie Latona and David Contract for building their "Wall of Love".
Latona had posted her first “Love trumps hate” sign before the Presidential election, and it was vandalized. Her family put up a ...
By JENNIFER POPPERMarch 24, 2017
ELIZABETH, NJ - The Union County Freeholders regular meeting on March 23rd attracted a large crowd who were there to comment on the county’s plan to allow mountain bikes in Watchung Reservation.
Chairman Bruce Bergen gave a short statement before allowing anyone to speak, indicating that in February 2016, the board had adopted a Trails Master Plan to bring up to seven miles of dual use ...
March 24, 2017
FANWOOD, NJ -- Mayor Colleen Mahr recognized Girl Scout Month by inviting girls from four local troops to the Fanwood Borough Council meeting on Tuesday evening. Girls from Fanwood/Scotch Plains troops (#40181 Daises, #40105 Brownies, and #40164 and #40915 Juniors) attended the meeting. Some helped lead the Pledge of Allegiance and others took turns reading accomplishments of the ...
By PLAINFIELD POLICE DIVISIONMarch 24, 2017
PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield Police are actively seeking the whereabouts of a suspect in a Saturday evening stabbing incident.
On Saturday, March 18, 2017 at approximately 8:00 pm, Plainfield Police and EMS Units responded to the 300 block of East 6th Street on a report of a stabbing. Upon arriving in the area, responding officers located a 19 year old female with injuries consistent with ...
By SEAN CONKLIN AND JOHN MOONEYMarch 24, 2017
SCOTCH PLAINS-FANWOOD, NJ – A preliminary operating budget $91.1 million for the 2017-18 school year was approved by the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Board of Education in a unanimous vote at its open agenda meeting on Thursday, March 16. The proposed budget calls for a total local tax levy more than $88 million, a $2.34 million increase over last year’s totals, despite a slight ...
By TAPINTOSPF STAFFMarch 24, 2017
SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ — Previously pegged as a Yeti MMA Athlete of the Week for his shotput performance, two-sport Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School star Izu Mozie has landed this week’s honors for his other sport — football.
This week, Mozie, a senior, was named to the 2017 Snapple Bowl Union County team. A key cog on Scotch Plains’ line this past season, ...
By TAPINTOSPF STAFFMarch 23, 2017
FANWOOD, NJ -- Community members of all ages are invited to the Fanwood Memorial Library for an exciting NJ Makers Day on Saturday, March 25. This free event is filled with New Jersey’s freshest innovations, creative efforts, and inspiring growth in the fields of science, technology, engineering, math, arts (STEAM) and more!
Snap circuits, Arduino, 3D-pens, ...