SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Scotch Plains Office of Emergency Management (OEM) has established a cooling station at the Scotch Plains Library, 1927 Bartle Ave. The hours will be noon to 8:00 p.m. today (Weds, July 6) and 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 7th. 

Fanwood has established a cooling station at The Chelsea Senior Living (295 South Ave, Fanwood).

The Office of Emergency Management advises: With this being the first potential heatwave this summer, please be sure that you are staying hydrated and check on your elderly neighbors, small children and pets. is Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s only free daily paper. Sign up for our daily eNews and follow us on Facebook and twitter @SPF_TAP.