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Fanwood-Scotch Plains Service League Thrift Shop Halloween Ready

The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Service League has assisted various organizations and those in need for many yeats. The organization recently distributed over $35,000 in grants and scholarships.  Credits:
Fanwood-Scotch Plains Thrift Shop

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The Fanwood-Scotch Plains Service League Thrift Shop (1741 East Second St., Scotch Plains) is ready for Halloween.

The shop’s annual Halloween costume sale starts on Tuesday, Oct. 10. Racks will be filled with costume choices in a wide range of sizes. Costume accessories like masks, hats, scarves, shoes, gloves and other props will also be available along with some vintage clothing items. 

Merchandise will be replenished throughout the month. If you are looking for something in particular,shop volunteers will be available to check the stock. Also, the shop always has plenty of flannel shirts and jeans at modest prices for dressing up your scarecrows.

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The Fanwood-Scotch Plains Service League is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization that has served our communities since 1974. Since its founding, the League has donated $1.2 million for local causes.  Anyone interested in learning more about the Leaguecan call 908-322-5420, visit or Facebook, or speak to any of the volunteers at the shop. 

Hours are Tuesday through Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.. New and gently-used donations are always welcome during open hours. When donating please keep in mind that our customers pay for your items. Free parking on the street and in the rear of the building (enter parking lot via Willow Ave.). is Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s only free daily paper. Sign up for our daily eNews and follow us on Facebook and twitter @SPF_TAP. Download the free TAPinto App for iPhone or Android.

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