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Scenes from the Fanwood 5K and Super Hero Fun Run

October 21, 2018

FANWOOD, NJ -- If you woke up and thought you saw Batman, Wonder Woman and Aaron Judge running by your front window on Sunday morning, you weren't hallucinating. 

The annual Fanwood 5K and Family Super Hero Fun Run wound through the streets of Fanwood despite blustery winds and chilly temperatures. 

The festivities began with the warm-ups that included the Hokey ...

Fanwood Halloween Parade and Costume Contest

FANWOOD, NJ -- Scary times return to Fanwood this fall!


On October 31, the annual Fanwood Halloween Parade and Costume Contest will begin on the front lawn of the Fanwood Memorial Library at North and Forest Avenues. Children and adults who want to join the parade should assemble in front of the Library by 6:00 p.m. The parade will depart for La Grande Park at 6:15 ...

Scenes from the Scotch Plains Columbus Day Celebration

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Scotch Plains hosted its Columbus Day Celebration and marked the 20th anniversary of the Township's Columbus Monument on Saturday, Oct. 20 at the Municipal Building (430 Park Ave.). 

The Columbus Monument is made of white Carrara marble and consists of a hand, holding a sphere representing land with a steel grid enclosing three sails, representing ocean.

Scenes from Harvest Fest at the Frazee House in Scotch Plains

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The Rotary Frazee House and the Town of Scotch Plains hosted its third annual Harvest Festival at the Frazee House on Saturday, Oct. 20. Part of Union County’s “Four Centuries in a Weekend.” activities, the event included pony rides, a petting zoo, food trucks, pumpkin tossing, a haunted trail, and a costume contest.

The ...

Harvest Festival at the Frazee House in Scotch Plains Today

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The Rotary Frazee House and the Town of Scotch Plains will host the third annual Harvest Festival at the Frazee House, 1451 Raritan Road in Scotch Plains, on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 12:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. 
The event will coincide with Union County’s “Four Centuries in a Weekend.” Activities will include live music, ...

Columbus Day Celebration & 20th Anniversary of Columbus Monument on Oct. 20

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Township of Scotch Plains will host a Columbus Day Celebration and 20th Anniversary of the Columbus Monument, Saturday, Oct. 20, at 10:00 a.m. on the Town Green at 430 Park Ave., Scotch Plains. 

Enjoy Music and Meet our UNICO Columbus Day Essay Winners. Refreshments provided by Scotch Plains-Fanwood UNICO & The Italian ...

Rally Against Hatred and Racism Planned at Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School on Tuesday

FANWOOD, NJ -- The Fanwood Borough Council and attendees of the governing body's meeting showed their support of our local, diverse community in a photo taken Monday evening.

Students at Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School have organized an event to address issues of hate and racism on Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 6:30 p.m. in the SPFHS auditorium. The forum is a ...

Scenes from the Candle Lighting for World Peace in Fanwood

FANWOOD, NJ -- Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr, Fanwood Presbyterian Church pastor David Janke, and the monks from the Dhammakaya Meditation Center (257 Midway Ave.)  and others participated in a Candle Lighting for World Peace on Saturday night.  

"(It was an) extremely moving and beautiful evening for the candlelight ceremony for world peace in the ...

Scotch Plains Downtown Nominated as One of The Best Downtowns in New Jersey

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Scotch Plains Downtown is among the list of best downtowns for consideration in the North Jersey section of a new poll by NJ.Com. The Township made the list based on reader nominations, emails, and Facebook comments from October 2 - 8, 2018.

“I am pleased to see that Scotch Plains is being recognized as one of the best downtowns in the state,” said ...

Candle Lighting for World Peace to Be Held in Fanwood on Oct. 13

FANWOOD, NJ -- The public is invited to attend the Borough of Fanwood's Candle Lighting for World Peace on Saturday, Oct. 13, from 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. at the Dhammakaya International Meditation Center (257 Midway Ave, Fanwood), which promotes meditation and spiritual awareness.

On Sunday, Oct. 14, from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.,Venerable Pasura Dantamano will enlighten ...


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Tiny Tim Needs You in Scotch Plains-Fanwood

October 21, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Tiny Tim Carol Night is scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 5, from 4:00 pm- 8:00 pm. Residents of Fanwood and Scotch Plains are needed to form groups to sing seasonal songs door to door and solicit donations for the Tiny Tim Fund.

A group can consist of family members, friends, co-workers, neighbors or any combination of participants. Caroling and soliciting can be ...

Re-Discover Your Italian Heritage on Oct. 20 at St. Bart's in Scotch Plains

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Scotch Plains/Fanwood UNICO will be sponsoring an Open House and Italian Heritage Reception on Saturday, October 20, from 12:00 to 6:00 p.m. at St. Bartholomew’s Cafeteria (2032 Westfield Ave., Scotch Plains). 

Come and join your neighbors and friends of Italian Heritage for an afternoon of enjoyment with Italian Food Tastings, Demonstrations, ...