SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Mayor Al Smith, Deputy Mayor Josh Losardo, and Council members Elizabeth Stamler and Roc White, Deputy Township Manager Margaret Heisey, and Redevelopment/Census Coordinator Tom Strowe all attended the Scotch Plains Farmers Market on Saturday in another push for participation in the 2020 Census.

The officials handed out about 2,000 reusable Census bags to spread the word on the importance of getting a complete count in Scotch Plains. is Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s only free daily local news source. Sign up for our free daily eNewsletter and “Like” us on Facebook and Twitter @SPF_TAP. Download the free TAPinto App for iPhone or Android.