SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — This year, the Scotch Plains Fire Department marks its 150th anniversary and has planned a big celebration in June.

On Feb. 28 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., the SPFD will host a fundraiser at the Stage House Tavern, 1099 Route 22 in Mountainside. Tickets are $35 per person or $65 per couple. The price includes buffet dinner and one free drink ticket. To purchase tickets stop by the Northside firehouse (430 Senger Place, Scotch Plains) on Mondays at 7:00 p.m. or email

The Scotch Plains Fire Department operates from two stations, Station #161 (Senger Place) and Station #162 (Raritan Road & South Martine Ave.). is Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s only free daily paper. Sign up for our daily eNews and follow us on Facebook and twitter @SPF_TAP. Download the free TAPinto App for iPhone or Android.