SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Township Office of Emergency Management has lifted the Declaration of Emergency effective at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 8.

However, officials ask residents to continue using caution since there are still many unsafe areas in the township. Additionally, with temperatures dropping tonight, snow that had melted could freeze over and cause icy conditions. 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.