News from Nearby

May 4, 2021

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence Lions Club recently held their first in-person meeting since the onset of the pandemic in the back parking lot at CWI Designs on an unseasonably chilly April evening. After the formalities and business portion of the meeting, the members enjoyed time catching ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - In a three-page flyer sent to parents of Summit Public Schools students, the Summit School District has announced the expansion of in-person learning for students in Grades 6-12. The plan will begin as early as April 12, as the District "will be phasing out the Maroon and Gold rotation ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Derek Porter of BSA Troop 104 in Scotch Plains, has been elected as the National Chief, the top elected youth position, in the Order of the Arrow of the Boy Scouts of America. He beat out 42 others who ran for election on Dec. 27 and becomes the first youth National ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Edwin Roman, one of Summit's most familiar faces and beloved personalities, passed away October 18 at age 26. The circumstances of his passing have not been made public, and a GoFundMe site has been established to assist with funeral service expenses. The site has generated nearly ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- In a 5-0 vote, the Scotch Plains Township Council agreed to keep the Christopher Columbus monument in its place outside the Municipal Building on Park Avenue. Prior to the meeting, a large group of Italian American community leaders marched from the Italian American Club to ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – Members of Scotch Plains’ Italian American community are planning a march on Tuesday, July 21, at 6:00 p.m. from the Italian American Club (1976 Valley Ave., Scotch Plains) to the Municipal Building on Park Ave. in support of the Columbus monument. Three groups are helping to ...

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CRANFORD - The Cranford Township Committee passed a resolution on Tuesday night condemning the 'Cranford Uncensored!' Facebook page. Resolution No. 2020-22 read:  Opposing and condemning the hatred, violence, and rhetoric that constitutes racism, ethnic, religious, or sexual orientation ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The second of three protests planned in Scotch Plains-Fanwood on Saturday was somewhat smaller than Thursday's student-driven march, but it was no less passionate. Many of the organizers on Saturday were Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School alumni who graduated years ago and in ...

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CRANFORD - The Union County Department of Parks and Recreation has announced that Independence Day fireworks scheduled to take place in Union County Parks have been canceled this year due to COVID-19. The announcement includes fireworks at the following sites: Cranford fireworks scheduled ...

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