SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Veterans and local residents from both Scotch Plains and Fanwood came together at the Alan Augustine Green for the 5th annual Memorial Day Concert. 

The evening featured patriotic songs performed by the Westfield Community Band and the reading of letters from the front lines from soldiers who gave their lives in combat. 

Memorial Day services will take place -- rain or shine -- at the Fanwood Memorial Library at 9:00 a.m. and at the Scotch Plains Municipal Building at 10:00 a.m. With heavy rains predicted in the forecast, a decision will be made on Monday morning on whether the parade will go on. is Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s only free daily paper. Sign up for our daily eNews and follow us on Facebook and twitter @SPF_TAP.