COMMUNITY LIFE

Scotch Plains Honors John Shippen During Black History Month at Shady Rest Clubhouse

February 24, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- In recognition of Black HIstory Month, the Township of Scotch Plains held an open house at the Shady Rest Clubhose of the Scotch Hills Country Club, where John Shippen, America's first professional golfer, served as the resident pro.

The event was attended by Mayor Al Smith, Business Administrator Al Mirabella, Councilmembers Ted Spera and Rose Checchio, and ...

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Camille Douglas of Scotch Plains Appointed to the Union County United Way Board of Trustees

February 14, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – United Way of Greater Union County has announced the two newest members of the organization's 2017-18 Board of Trustees: Camille Douglas of Scotch Plains and Amanda Parrish Block of Summit.  

Camille Douglas, a longtime Scotch Plains resident, brings extensive credentials as an experienced executive and advocate for empowering women. She is the ...

A Call for Entries: New Jersey Teen Media Contest Celebrates Family and Diversity

NEW JERSEY -- The New Jersey Department of Human Services’ (DHS) Division of Family Development has issued a call for entries for the 23rd Annual New Jersey Teen Media Contest, which reinforces the Department’s mission to celebrate and support families. The statewide contest is open to all New Jersey middle and high school-aged students. In 2018, the Contest will accept entries ...