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Elizabethtown Gas Upgrades System in Fanwood

October 16, 2017

FANWOOD, NJ -- Elizabethtown Gas has begun the process of enhancing its natural gas distribution system and replacing its aging underground infrastructure in Fanwood. The company’s pipeline replacement program in Fanwood began on Oct. 13, and is expected to continue through the end of 2017.

As part of this project, Elizabethtown Gas will replace 4.5 miles of aging gas mains with new ...

Lantern Cemetery Tour of Scotch Plains' Aging Tombstones Oct. 21 -- If You Dare

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- If your love of history is stronger than your fear of zombies, then mark Saturday, Oct. 21, in your calendar.

As part of the Four Centuries in a Weekend history event, the Rev. Chaz Hutchison, pastor of the Scotch Plains Baptist Church, will lead a lantern tour of one of the oldest cemeteries in the area. The tour starts at 5:30 p.m. and will run approximately ...

Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA to Host Annual Community Fall Harvest and Open House

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA will host its annual Fall Harvest and Open House on Sunday, Oct. 22, from 12:00 Noon to 3:00 p.m.

This free community event will feature fun activities for families to enjoy such as open swim, pony rides, a hay maze, a pick-your-own pumpkin patch, gymnastics, and ninja obstacle courses, face painting, crafts, demos and ...

Boy Scouts to Admit Girls

IRVING, TX -- The Boy Scouts of America Board of Directors unanimously approved to welcome girls into its iconic Cub Scout program and to deliver a Scouting program for older girls that will enable them to advance and earn Boy Scouting's highest rank of Eagle Scout.

The historic decision comes after years of receiving requests from families and girls, the organization evaluated ...

Groundbreaking at $8.9 Million Ashbrook Golf Course Clubhouse in Scotch Plains

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ --The Union County Freeholder Board today held a groundbreaking in Scotch Plains for the new $8.9 million Ash Brook Golf Course Clubhouse  that is anticipated to open in September 2018.

Once constructed, the new 21,000 sq. ft. building will house a full-service restaurant with terrace (capacity: 120 people), a full retail pro shop, administrative ...

Historical Society to Host Tin-smithing Demonstration During "Four Centuries Weekend"

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- As part of the Union County “Four Centuries in a Weekend” event, George Pierson of The Historical Society of Scotch Plains and Fanwood will be demonstrating colonial tin-smithing.

Come see George in action and see the Museum's newly refinished interior on Saturday, Oct, 21from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and on Sunday, Oct. 22, from 12:00 Noon ...

Scenes from the Columbus Day Celebration in Scotch Plains

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Township of Scotch Plains hosted its annual Columbus Day celebration on Saturday morning on the Alan Augustine Village Green.

The program featured comments by officials from UNICO, the Knights of Columbus, Mayor Al Smith, and former Governor Donald DiFrancesco, who explained that he was born in his parents' home in Scotch Plains on Mountain Ave. The event ...

Fanwood Vigil for Las Vegas Victims Brings Together Civic Leaders, Clergy and Residents

FANWOOD, NEW JERSEY -- Led by Mayor Colleen Mahr, Fanwood hosted a candlelight vigil at the Dhammakaya Temple's meditation garden in honor of the victims of the Las Vegas massacre. The borough was among several municipalities in Union County to host vigils remembering the 58 people killed by gunfire at a country music concert near the Mandalay Bay Hotel.

"I'm brought to ...

Scotch Plains Hosts Columbus Day Celebration on Sat, Oct. 7

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Township of Scotch Plains will host its annual Columbus Day celebration on the Alan Augustine Village Green on Saturday, Oct. 7, at 10:00 a.m. 

The ceremonies will honor the sailor from Genoa who sailed for Spain and reached the Americas in 1492 and will feature the participation of prominent members of the township's vibrant Italian American ...

Fanwood to Host Candlelight Vigil for Las Vegas Victims on Fri. Oct. 6

FANWOOD, NEW JERSEY -- Mayor Colleen Mahr, Fanwood Borough Council, members of the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Ministerium, and the Dhammakaya Temple will participate in a candlelight vigil to honor the victims of the Las Vegas Massacre on Friday, Oct. 6 at 6:30 p.m.

Residents of Fanwood and the neighboring area are welcome and encouraged to participate in the vigil on at the Dhammakaya ...

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