Scotch Plains Easter Egg Hunt on Sat, April 8

March 25, 2017

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Annual Scotch Plains Egg Hunt will take place on Saturday, April 8, and will begin at 11:00 a.m. The annual event will be held at Augustine Park - Village Green, located at 430 Park Avenue in Scotch Plains,

In addition to the egg hunt, there will be photo opps with the Easter Bunny, face painting, washable tattoos, and balloon art.  All egg hunters must be 8 ...

Fanwood Council Recognzies Girl Scouts and Volunteers at Tues, Mar. 21 Meeting

FANWOOD, NJ -- Mayor Colleen Mahr recognized Girl Scout Month by inviting girls from four local troops to the Fanwood Borough Council meeting on Tuesday evening. Girls from Fanwood/Scotch Plains troops (#40181 Daises, #40105 Brownies, and #40164 and #40915 Juniors)  attended the meeting. Some helped lead the Pledge of Allegiance and others took turns reading accomplishments of the ...

Coffee with Mayor Mahr at Mara’s Cafe and Bakery on Sun, March 26

FANWOOD, NJ -- Join Mayor Colleen Mahr at Mara’s Cafe and Bakery on Sunday, March 26, to discuss any issues, questions or concerns that you may have regarding the Borough.


The Mayor will be available from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Feel free to come by to participate in conversation or even just listen to what other people have to say. No appointment is necessary. is ...

Fanwood Recreation Announces Spring and Summer Programs for Kids and Seniors

FANWOOD, NJ -- Fanwood Recreation has announced its Spring and Summer programs for kids and seniors. Anyone interested in signing up for any of these programs can go to for more information and to register online or pick up a registration form at Fanwood Borough Hall, 75 North Martine Avenue, Fanwood. 
Spring Programs for Seniors
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Scenes from Troop 104 Court of Honor in Scotch Plains

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Boy Scout Troop 104 welcomed its newest members in a New Scout Investiture Ceremony held at the troop's Court of Honor at All Saints Church on Monday, March 20.

The new Boy Scouts are: Matthew Akins, Charles Becker, Jake DeRienzo, Michael Eitmanas, Luke Ellison, Brian Huszcza, Nathan Korner, Eli Krantz, Parth Krishna, Hudson Krupa, Chris Lamendola, Jonathan ...

Scenes from St. Patrick's Day in Scotch Plains-Fanwood

SCOTCH PLAINS-FANWOOD, NJ -- It's a great weekend for the Irish (and honorary Irishmen as well) in Scotch Plains and Fanwood. 

Darby Road (450 Park Ave.), is hosting its 5th annual St. Patrick's Day Festival in downtown Scotch Plains from March 17-19. Scotch Plains Mayor Al Smith, Township Manager Al Mirabella and Police Chief Ted Conley were on hand for the kickoff with ...

10 Surprising Facts About St. Patrick's Day

According to aWalletHub, more than 52% of Americans plan some type of celebration of St. Patrick's Day, and more than 82% of celebrants will wear green. Overall, $4.6 billion will be spent on dining, flags, clothing, and, of course, beer. Guinness estimates that more 13 million pints of its stout will  be consumed. While those facts might not be surprising, the following likely ...

Scenes from Senior Citizens' Day at Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School

SCOTCH PLAINS-FANWOOD, NJ -- The Student Government Association (SGA) of Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School hosted its annual Senior Citizen's Day on Thursday, March 16.

The event featured a variety of activities including performances from the acclaimed Moonglowers, the high school dance team, and snippets of the musical, Bye-Bye Birdie, which wraps up its final show on Saturday, March 18, ...

Scenes from the Fanwood Irish Festival

FANWOOD, NJ -- Day 1 of the Fanwood Irish Festival took place at the South Avenue Train Station parking lot..

The event, which continues on Sunday, included Irish music, dancing, food, crafts and lots of fun.

Tickets  are $7 at the event. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School Boosters. Sponsors for the event are: ...

The History of Daylight Saving Time; Clock Change Begins on Sunday Morning

NATIONAL -- Daylight Saving Time adds 1 hour to standard time (at 2:00 a.m.) to make better use of daylight and conserve energy. It is observed in over 70 countries worldwide, although the beginning and end dates vary from country to country. Arizona and Hawaii are the only states that do not observe daylight saving time.

 “Fast Time,” the original name for Daylight Saving ...

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