SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Scotch Plains PBA President Officer Zack VonLangen is pictured here with Sgt. Jerry Brown, who ran the local toy drive that collected over 120 toys to several poverty stricken families in Scotch Plains who are assisted by Saint Bartholomew’s food pantry.

The donated toys went to families in Union County through Evangel Church, Saint John’s Baptist Church
Needy Family Club at Scotch Plains Fanwood High School for distribution by the Students.

The Scotch Plains police department expects to double the drive both in gifts received and in charities supported next year, according to Chief Ted Conley. 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.