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Benjamin Fei Chosen as a Model for Tommy Hilfiger's Adaptive Clothing Line

August 17, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Special Olympics New Jersey’s delegation at the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games in July was comprised of over 100 athletes and coaches who became the first USA delegation to be outfitted head to toe with Tommy Hilfiger clothes and accessories. 

Among the models in the ad campaign was Scotch Plains' own Benjamin Fei, who when asked to ...

Scotch Plains to Host Live Band Karaoke Night Rescheduled for Weds, Aug. 29

SCOTCH PLAINS. NJ -- The Township of Scotch Plains has rescheduled Live Band Karaoke Night for Wednesday, August 29, from 6:30  to 8:30 p.m. at the Alan Augustine Village Green next to the Municipal Building (430 Park Ave).

Live Band Karaoke Night will feature the band The Golden Boyz of New Brunswick. Participants will get to be the “lead singer” and ...

One-Seat Rides on Raritan Valley Line to be Temporarily Discontinued, NJ TRANSIT Announces

REGION, NJ — Off-peak, one-seat rides on the Raritan Valley Line to Penn Station New York will be temporarily discontinued starting Sept. 4, NJ TRANSIT announced Friday. Service is expected to resume in early 2019, the company said in its press release.

The change comes as NJ TRANSIT continues the installation of Positive Train Control (PTC) equipment on its rail fleet throughout ...

People with Disabilities Dance the Night Away at Very Special Prom

The lights were low and the music loud, colored balloons floated in the air and people dressed to the nines filled the dance floor Friday evening at a very special prom. These prom-goers were not high school teenagers, rather, they were people with disabilities of all ages.

In place of high school students, those well-dressed people were adult members of Community Access Unlimited ...

Isabella Verga Completes Girl Scout Gold Award Project

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Isabella Verga is the latest local Girl Scout to complete her Girl Scout Gold Award Project.

Isabella's project was entitled, “Making Music Matters.” To educate parents and children about the benefits of music education to encourage more students to participate in it, Isabella held a booth at the Kenilworth Street Fair and the Garwood ...

Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School Class of 1978's 40th Reunion Date Announced

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School Class of 1978 will celebrate its 40th reunion on Friday, September 28, 2018, at the newly-renovated Hilton Garden Inn on Route 22 West in Springfield, NJ.  The event runs from 7:00 to 11:00 p.m.

The celebration continues on Saturday with a tour of Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School and then the 1:00 ...

Scotch Plains/Fanwood Boys & Girls Invited to Free Summer Adventure Nights

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – Do you have some free summer evenings for family fun? 

Families are invited to attend any of four Family Adventure Nights at Camp Wheeler or Watchung Day Camp at no cost. Program consists of archery shooting, STEM activities, BB shooting, aquatics, campfire, and S’mores making. The program is for boys and girls entering kindergarten to fifth grade.  ...

The Chelsea at Fanwood Wins Top National Award for Assisted Living Week Program

FANWOOD, NJ -- The National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL) has selected The Chelsea at Fanwood (295 South Ave., Fanwood) as the "National Assisted Living Week Program of the Year" for its Assisted Living Week program in September 2017.

The Chelsea's program embodied the theme “Family is Forever” by holding a family barbeque on Grandparent’s ...

"Hometown Heroes" Banner Program to Honor Scotch Plains-Fanwood Veterans

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The Township of Scotch Plains, The Borough of Fanwood, American Legion Post 209, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10122, and St. Bartholomew the Apostle Church have partnered to honor local veterans by lining the main streets with banners picturing our veterans and noting their branch and years of service.  

The banner program seeks to ...

Scotch Plains to Host Mayor's 0.5K Race (Not a Typo!) on Fri, Sept. 7

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – GWACC (The Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce) in support of the Scotch Plains Business and Professionals Association and the Township of Scotch Plains will host its first Mayor’s 0.5k Race – The Anti-5K Race on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018.

“We are very excited to bring this unique tongue and cheek race event to Scotch Plains and provide ...

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