SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Township of Scotch Plains will hold its annual 9/11 memorial service on Monday, Sept. 11,  to commemorate the 16th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on America in 2001.    

The service will begin at 6:00 p.m. at the Scotch Plains 9/11 Memorial Monument on the Alan M. Augustine Village Green next to the Municipal Building on Park Avenue. The ceremony will include remarks by Mayor Al Smith, along with prayers offered by local clergy in memory of the three Scotch Plains residents who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks: Matthew Horning, James Walsh and Mark Rothenberg. 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.