SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Mayor Al Smith spoke with McGinn Cub Scout Troop 277, Arrow of Light Scouts on Monday, Jan. 8, about being a community leader and took questions from the Cub Scouts about town issues.

“I really enjoyed interacting with the Cub Scouts discussing government and town issues, and helping them to achieve their government merit badge,” said Mayor Smith. “It is important that the youth learn about government so they can actively participate.” 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.