Union County Residents Question Freeholders on Financing for Mind and Body Project

August 19, 2017

ELIZABETH, NJ - About 20 people Thursday raised concerns about the financing for the Roselle Mind and Body Complex during the public comments portion of the Union County Freeholders’ meeting.

The project includes a new school, community center, library and more in the borough.

The opportunity to speak was nixed last week when a freeholders’ special meeting vote regarding the ...

Frank Guzzo of Fanwood Honored for 42 Years of Service to Union County

FANWOOD, NJ -- The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders congratulate Frank Guzzo of Fanwood on his retirement after 42 years of service with the county. For 27 years, he has served as Union County’s Director of the Department of Human Services.

Mr. Guzzo has lead the county’s largest government service unit with a staff over 800 and is the longest ...

Daily Parking Rates at Fanwood Train Station Will Rise in September

FANWOOD, NJ -- Daily parking rates at the Fanwood South Side Train Station parking lot will be increased to $6, effective Friday, Sept. 1.

If you have any questions about the rate hike, call Fanwood Borough Hall at 908-322-8236. is Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s only free daily paper. Sign up for our daily eNews and follow us on Facebook and twitter ...

Scotch Plains Introduces Online Tax Payment and Inquiry Page

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Township of Scotch Plains has simplified the Online Tax Payment process through a new one-stop landing page. Click here to access the new landing page.

The new link will allow residents to find their property by name or address and then will direct how much is due for taxes and sewer payments.        

* Note: The 3rd Quarter ...

Fanwood Development and Business Update: Young's Paint Property Sold

FANWOOD, NJ – Fanwood’s redevelopment consultant Liz Jeffery provided her monthly update to the Borough Council at its meeting on Monday evening.

Public plaza expansion: A construction contract was awarded to A Team Concrete in July. Construction of the pedestrian plaza behind the Martine Ave. stores will commence shortly.

Fanwood Crossing: Following the departure of the Bath ...

Scotch Plains Council Passes Parking Restriction Ordinance, Designates Senger Place as No-Through Traffic Street

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – On Tuesday evening, the Scotch Plains Council voted to approve an ordinance that enforces two-hour time limits on parking on several parking zones in the downtown district and on Mountain Ave. from the intersection of William St. to Victor St. in a unanimous 4-0 vote.

Municipal Parking Lots No. 1 and No. 2, located across the street from Town Hall, were the parking ...

Freeholders Special Meeting Vote Regarding Roselle Complex Bonds Abruptly Canceled

ELIZABETH, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders' special meeting to discuss bonds for an almost $60 million project was canceled just hours before it was supposed to start on Tuesday.

The Freeholders were expected to vote on a resolution regarding bonds for the Roselle Mind and Body Complex, a construction project that will include a new school, library and a ...

Fighter Jets Shatter Quiet in Scotch Plains-Fanwood as Trump Starts Vacation in Bedminster

WARREN, NJ - President Trump will be in Bedminster for the next few weeks and air space over the area has been mostly quiet since he arrived. But on Sunday, the sound of fighter jets was startling, with witnesses reporting the jets both in the morning and afternoon.

Contrary to five-year-old articles being shared on social media, the jets had nothing to do with the U.N. General ...

Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi Presents NJ Notary Training Seminar

Union County,  NJ -- Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi will host a Notary Training Seminar for New Jersey Notaries Public at the John H. Stamler Police Academy at 1776 Raritan Road in Scotch Plains on Friday, September 8, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Union County Surrogate James LaCorte, Esq. will present the legal aspects of the Notaries Public. County Clerk Rajoppi will outline the ...

Scotch Plains-Fanwood Rotary Club Honored at Scotch Plains Council Meeting

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Rotary Club was honored at the Scotch Plains Township Council meeting last Tuesday for winning the Governor's Award as the best Rotary Club in the State. 

Pictured with Mayor Al Smith are Steve Goldberg, President of the Fanwood-Scotch Plains Rotary Club, and Carmela Resnick, the organization's Immediate Past President.

The ...

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Help with Daily Tasks Available to Eligible Union County Residents

August 19, 2017

UNION COUNTY, NJ -- The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders reminds residents with permanent physical disabilities that they may be eligible for assistance under the Personal Assistance Services Program, a statewide program designed to foster independent living.

“The Personal Assistance Services Program has been making a meaningful difference in the lives of Union County residents ...