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Scotch Plains/Fanwood Top Stories

May 19, 2022

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Running a business and need some space? Have to meet a client but want to meet a neutral, professional location? Can't work from home? Factoring the noise, the dog or kid looking to play, and the temptation to raid the refrigerator, working from home can become frustrating.

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- "It means a lot to know you really have our backs." Scotch Plains police chief Ted Conley thanked Mayor Josh Losardo and members of the Township Council for their support and the opportunity to recognize a number of his outstanding officers at the governing body's meeting ...

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UNION, NJ -- It's a four-peat. Scotch Plains-Fanwood defeated Union 2-0 (25-19, 25-22) to win the school's fourth straight Union County Championship on Wednesday, May 18, at Kean University. Tim Ennis had 11 kills and 2 blocks, Nick Schmidt added 24 assists, and Zach Chung led with 21 digs and 7 ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- No. 1 seed Scotch Plains-Fanwood (15-3) captured a first round victory over No. 16 Hanover Park (8-11) in the first round of the NJSIAA, North Jersey, Group III state tournament on Wednesday, 19-5. Mikey Kloepfer (3 goals) and Aidan Fairweather (3) were the leading scorers ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- In front of a standing room only audience at Council Chambers, Mayor Josh Losardo and the Scotch Plains Township Council presented Recognition Awards for high school students for their outstanding achievements this winter and proclamations honoring a number of Scotch Plains ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- The Borough of Fanwood Council has drafted an amendment to Chapter 118 of the Borough Code that would allow dogs in Borough Parks with exceptions and with certain rules in place: Need a maximum of six-foot leash Limit of one dog entry per person into park Dogs will not be ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Scotch Plains-Fanwood (5-12-2) mercied Becton (7-14) in five-innings on Scotch Plains-Fanwood Youth Baseball Day, 10-0. Ricky Watt and Jaden Carpien led the Raiders with two RBIs each while Evan Doyle and Jack Burke combined on a no-hitter. Doyle earned the victory as ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Union Catholic scored four in the seventh in wild walk-off win over Brearley in Union County Tournament on Tuesday. Down by three runs in their final at-bat, the Vikings did what they've done all season. They battled back! Trailing 7-4 in the bottom of the seventh inning vs.

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FANWOOD, NJ -- Fanwood residents Aislinn Mooney and Bridget Davis were recognized by Mayor Colleen Mahr and the Borough Council on Monday, May 16, for their athletic performance in the swimming pool and their academic and community service achievements on dry land. Both girls swim for the ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- During its regular monthly meeting of  Monday, May 16, 2022, the Fanwood Borough Council and Mayor Colleen Mahr spent a significant portion of the evening recognizing events and issues. Proclamations and Honors Mental Health Awareness Month—Councilwoman Francine Glaser read the ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- A car accident overturned near the corner of Forest Rd. and Westfield Ave. (near Fresh Mart) in downtown Scotch Plains on Monday afternoon and closed off the road around 5:00 p.m. A witness who did not want to be identified said that the car sped around the corner and hit a ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- A wrap-up of last week's Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School sports results: Boys Volleyball Overall Record: 25-1 Last week's results: (W) 2-0, vs. Hillside (1st Round, Union County Tournament)... (W) 2-0, vs. Elizabeth (Semifinals, UCT) Scotch Plains-Fanwood ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ — Batten down the hatches. Some stormy springtime weather is headed our way Monday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service, which indicated a tornado isn't out of the question in Northeast New Jersey. “Thunderstorms ahead of an approaching cold front on ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- Fanwood resident Tom Kranz has announced the release of a new science fiction novel, Moon Rescue: Escape from the Dome. The story is cautionary tale of a future Earth ravaged by climate change and a lunar refuge in trouble. "Unfortunately, our warming planet provides lots of ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Zach Stagaard hit a grand slam in the bottom of the 7th to tie the game, 5-5, but Scotch Plains-Fanwood allowed 2 unanswered runs in extra innings to fall in the first round of the Union County Tournament. Union's Aiden Baiardi plated the go-ahead run with an ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Scotch Plains-Fanwood erupted for 7 unanswered goals in the second quarter of the game to defeat Howell, 15-8 at soggy Wexler Field on Saturday. Mikey Kloepfer scored four times -- including his 100th career goal -- and had two assists for the Raiders. Jake Monroy ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Despite some soggy weather, the Scotch Plains Farmers Market returned on Saturday, May 14, to launch what is expected to be another highly successful season. Township officials were on hand to lend their support.  The Scotch Plains Farmer's Market takes place at the Town ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- A 20-year veteran of Marvel Comics whose work lives today in Transformer, Ghost Rider and Sleepwalker, intructed a roomful of about 40 aspiring comic book artists sat at the Forest Road Park recreation building to get lessons in pencil drawing, 3D shapes, and the basics of making ...

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LYNCHBURG, VA -- Sarai Reuben of Fanwood, has been named to the Dean’s List at Liberty University, for the Fall 2021 semester and Spring 2022 semester. Dean’s List honors at Liberty University requires a semester grade point average of 3.5 or above. Liberty University (LU) is a private ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The first annual Dave Cilio Color Run at Nettingham Middle School was held on Friday, May 13, to celebrate the life of the phys. ed. teacher who passed away in July 2021. Over 50 volunteers joined Nettingham students and staff as they took laps at the field outside the ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – Joshua Seewald of Scotch Plains, a student at the Union County Magnet High School in Scotch Plains, has been named one of the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC®) winners and received National Merit Scholarship of $2,500. Seewald, whose probable career field is ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Scotch Plains-Fanwood baseball program celebrated its Senior Day on Thursday prior to its game against Livingston. Scotch Plains-Seniors were hot at the plate. Ryan Beauregard led the Raiders with four RBIs via a grand slam, his fourth home run of the year. Zack Stagaard ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - Late Somerset County Sheriff’s Office Detective James Yeager is finally having his name engraved on the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial, in Washington D.C., with a ceremony set for May 19 as part of National Police Week. It has been 22 years since the detective ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Scotch Plains-Fanwood boys volleyball team (25-1) defeated Elizabeth (25-13, 25-16) on Wednesday, to earn their fourth consecutive appearance in the Union County Tournament Finals on Monday, May 16, at Kean University at 7:30 p.m. The JV team has also advanced to the County ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Shane Sheppard was remembered again by his family and many friends, as the eighth annual Shane Stephen Sheppard Memorial Softball Tournament was played under sunny skies on Sunday, May 1, at Jerseyland Park in Scotch Plains. Shane Sheppard, a 2008 graduate of Scotch ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ --The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Athletic Booster Club held its annual golf outing fundraiser at Ash Brook Golf Course on Tuesday, May 10, and concluded the night with a tricky tray event with all proceeds going to the organization.  The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Athletic Boosters Club ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School will host its annual Relay For Life on May 20, lasting from 5 p.m. - 10 p.m. According to its website, Relay For Life is the world's largest volunteer-based fundraising event. For more than 36 years, communities across the world have come ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Scotch Plains-Fanwood softball (15-7) celebrated its Senior Day before a 4-1 victory over Middlesex (12-5) on Monday, May 9. Four seniors will be graduating from the program: Alexis Martins, Zoe Kekelis, Maeve Kahora, and Sophia Lerner. Scotch Plains-Fanwood head coach ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ -- Union Catholic swept the team titles, four more meet records were smashed, and a flurry of fast times were thrown down when the highly entertaining 78th Union County Relays concluded on Monday at Gary Kehler Stadium in Westfield.  The Union Catholic girls made a huge statement ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- A Scotch Plains man who argued with and then stabbed his roommate fled from the scene on the south side of town and was nabbed by Westfield police on Lamberts Mill Road, according to the Scotch Plains police blotter. Nelson Sanchez, age 48, of Scotch Plains was arrested and ...

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