SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Scotch Plains has received two notable grants from Union County. The first, for $90,000, was given to the Township for road repairs.

The second check was a $25,000 Senior Focus grant, designed to support the well-being, safety and quality of life for senior adults in Union County. Senior Focus funding may be used for repairs and rehabilitation of senior center facilities or equipment for the centers. The money will be used for a bocce court at Forest Road Park and improvements at the Shady Rest Clubhouse, including a new P.A. system, ceiling tiles, tables and chairs.

Mayor Al Smith displayed the oversized checks from the county at a recent Council meeting. 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.