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Track and Field: Union Catholic Graduate Sydney McLaughlin Signs With New Balance

October 15, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. --  Union Catholic graduate Sydney McLaughlin, who turned pro in June after one of the greatest one and done seasons in NCAA Track and Field history, announced on Monday that she has signed a contract with New Balance.

McLaughlin, who became the youngest U.S. track and field athlete to compete in the Olympics in 44 years when she advanced to ...

Nominations Open for 2019 Union County Women of Excellence Awards

UNION COUNTY, NJ -- The Union County Freeholders have announced that nominations are now being accepted for the 27th annual Women of Excellence awards. The awards celebrate women who have made a powerful impact on life in Union County.

“Today it is more important than ever to raise awareness about the influence of women in every sphere of the Union County community, from business ...

Fanwood Mayor Mahr Addresses Governor’s Conference on Housing and Economic Development

FANWOOD, NJ -- Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr was a featured panelist at the recent Governor’s Conference of Housing and Economic Development in Atlantic City, NJ. Mayor Mahr shared Fanwood’s success in attracting investment, new business and more housing options.

The conference was organized to showcase how communities can and should work across boundaries to develop partnerships that ...

Scotch Plains Officials Participate in Union County Means Business Expo

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Scotch Plains Township Officials attended the Union County Means Business Expo at the Warinanco Sports Center in Roselle on Sept. 26 to talk about all the great things happening in Scotch Plains, from downtown redevelopment to upcoming Township events.

The Expo provided attendees the ability to network with other government and business leaders and develop new ...

Chick-fil-A Unconfirmed as Tenant for Sears Site at Route 22 and Terrill Road

WATCHUNG, NJ -- Chick-fil-A restaurant would not confirm reports that it would open a new location at the shopping center being built at the former Sears at the intersection of Route 22 and Terrill Road.

“We are always evaluating potential new locations in the hopes of serving existing and new customers great food with remarkable service," said Jackie Jags, a spokesperson ...

Fanwood Development & Business Update October 2018

FANWOOD, NJ – Liz Jeffery, Fanwood’s Director of Economic Development, presented her monthly update on redevelopment progress in the Borough at the Fanwood Council meeting held on Oct. 1. The big news of the evening is that apartments at the Station Square project will soon be available to rent.


Station Square at Fanwood: (35 townhome style rentals with 7 ...

Twin City Pharmacy Holds Annual Customer Appreciation Event

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Twin City Pharmacy and Surgical held its sixth annual Customer Appreciation Day on Oct. 2 at the South Plainfield Senior Center. During the event, which was attended by center members as well as community residents, featured free food, no-cost flu vaccines, and giveaways. 

Located at 1708 Park Avenue, Twin City was established in 1972 by Tom Cassio ...

Twin City Pharmacy to Hold Customer Appreciation Day October 2

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Twin City Pharmacy & Surgical will hold its annual Customer Appreciation Day on Tuesday, Oct. 2 at the South Plainfield Senior Center. 

“We care about our customers and are dedicated to ensuring that they are healthy and happy,” said Sandy Cassio who, along with her cousin Tom Cassio and brother-in-law Bill Ashnault, ...

Scotch Plains Township Council Endorses Downtown Redevelopment Plan

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- At its Sept. 25, 2018, meeting, the Scotch Plains Township Council endorsed the Tier 1, Phase 1 Downtown Redevelopment Plan and authorized the issuance of Request for Qualifications/Request for Proposals (RFQ/RFP) for developers to submit plans for development.

The Scotch Plains Downtown Redevelopment (SPDRC), which consists of residents, business, and property ...

Fanwood Development and Business Update

FANWOOD, NJ – Fanwood’s economic development director Liz Jeffery hosted a small business roundtable for local business owners on Wednesday evening at the Fanwood Grille to update them on developments impacting the borough’s downtown area.

Station Square at Fanwood (35 townhome style rentals with 7 affordable units) – Developer Landmark has received building permits.


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The Inspiration and Motivation of Job Search at Scotch Plains Library on Oct. 15

October 2, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- When you’re in job search mode, you spend most of your time and energy on networking, honing your resume and LinkedIn profile, and interview preparation. Even with all the right tools, many job seekers get stuck and don't fully execute their plans. Yet your success depends on finding inspiration and sustaining motivation to carry you through. How can ...