SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Township of Scotch Plains threw a celebration on the Village Green on Thursday for three of its long-time officials, who are all retiring this month.

  • Public Works Director Joseph Timko has served the Township of Scotch Plains for more than three decades.
  • Fire Chief Jonathan Ellis also served Scotch Plains for 30 years.
  • Chief Financial Officer Lori Majeski is retiring after 16 years with the Township.

Dozens of employees were present for the barbecue to celebrate including Mayor Al Smith, Councilman Ted Spera and Township Manager Al Mirabella. 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.