Westfield High School Sophomore Dies; Counselors on Hand at School

June 19, 2018

WESTFIELD, NJ — Carthoris “Carter” Uziel, a sophomore at Westfield High School, died Sunday night, according to Westfield Public Schools and a letter sent to parents by Principal Dr. Derrick Nelson.

“Words cannot convey the grief we feel in the Westfield Public Schools community over the death of Carthoris ‘Carter’ Uziel, a sophomore at Westfield High ...

Updated: Scenes from the Scotch Plains-Fanwood HS Senior Prom

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- It's a right of passage each spring for the graduating class of any high school: the senior prom. This year, the prom was held at Imperia in Somerset, NJ. But before the actual event, some great photo opps...

Scotch Plains-Fanwood School System Alerts Parents About Possible Child Abduction Attempt

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Scotch Plains-Fanwood school district sent a letter to parents on Friday regarding an attempted child abduction at Park Middle School.

The letter, signed by Superintendent Dr. Margaret Hayes, said:

I would like to alert you to the report of an attempted luring of one of our students that occurred this morning in the vicinity of Park Middle School A white ...

Scotch Plains Residents Among Lehigh University's Class of 2018 Graduates

BETHLEHEM, PA  -- During Commencement ceremonies on May 21, 2018, Lehigh University conferred 1,103 Bachelor's degrees, 402 Master's degrees and 59 Doctoral degrees. Of the more than 1,500 graduates, degree recipients came from 42 states and 53 countries, majoring in 91 different disciplines.

Congratulations to these graduates from your area!

Emma Strong of Scotch Plains ...

Scotch Plains Natives Graduate from Tufts University

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, MA -- Two Scotch Plains natives were among the more than 3,700 students who  graduated from Tufts University on May 20 during a university-wide commencement ceremony that featured the awarding of honorary degrees to a number of academic, business and civic leaders making a positive impact on the world.

The graduates from the School of Arts and Sciences and the School ...

Scotch Plains-Fanwood Residents Among Muhlenberg College's 2018 Graduates

ALLENTOWN, PA -- Muhlenberg College held its 170th baccalaureate and commencement ceremonies on May 17 and 18. A total of 519 degrees were awarded to 511 students, and 267 students in the Class of 2018 graduated with honors and distinctions.

Two local students are among the graduates:

Brian Heath of Scotch Plains, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Finance
Samantha Tropper ...

Scotch Plains Residents Named to James Madison University President's List and Dean's List

HARRISONBURG, VA -- James Madison University has announce that Scotch Plains resident Sophie Brause has been named to the President's List at James Madison University for the spring 2018 semester. Students who earn president's list honors must carry at least 12 graded credit hours and earn a GPA of 3.900 or above. Brause is majoring in Computer Science.

JMU ...

Scotch Plains-Fanwood HS Alumni Association Awards Scholarships, Seeks Leaders

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School Alumni Association has awarded two outstanding seniors with scholarships of $1,000 each to be sent to the college of their choice.


Anthony DiNizo will attend Hilbert College and pursue a degree in Forensic Science. He has achieved great success as an athlete in varsity baseball, coached in local youth leagues, and ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Class of 2018 Honored at Senior Farewell Dinner

EDISON, NJ -- Members of the Class of 2018 at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison joined their parents, family, faculty and staff members and administrators at the annual Senior Farewell Dinner on Monday, June 4, in the AP Room. The event was catered by Sage Dining Services.

Dr. Bob Bowman, Assistant Head of School for Upper School, welcomed the guests and Andrew Webster, Head of School, ...

Educational Enrichment Foundation Celebrates 2017-18 Successes

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The Educational Enrichment Foundation (EEF) this week thanked all of ifs volunteers and supporters who made the 2017-18 school year a success. Among the group's accomplishments: 

The EEF's Wine Tasting Event at the Italian American Club in October was attended by 105 guests and raised over $2,500.
In February, EEF's Leadership Training ...

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Westfield Day Care Center Celebrates 50 Years

June 20, 2018

Westfield, NJ — Westfield Day Care Center staff, parents and alumni celebrated the organization’s 50th anniversary at The Westwood in Garwood.

The evening was a jovial event which also included over 80+ tricky tray and auction items that came as donations from many local Westfield businesses.  The guests congregated around the items while enjoying cocktails and hors ...