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  1. Final home meet of the season for Fanwood-Scotch Plains Y gymnastsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | The Jersey Journal

    Saturday, March 21 was the final home meet of the season for the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA gymnasts. The C team hosted teams from Madison, Somerset Valley and South Mountain.

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  2. Former Scotch Plains PAL treasurer admits taking $18K for personal useRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Jersey Journal

    ELIZABETH -- A Scotch Plains police officer has admitted to taking approximately $18,000 from the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Police Athletic League for his own personal use a little more than a year ago, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Thursday. Officer James Denman, 50, pleaded guilty to a single count of third-degree misapplication of trust funds.

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  3. Ray Catena of Union announced as Corporate Sponsor for NJ Festival Orchestra annual fundraising galaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Jersey Journal

    Ray Catena of Union will be the corporate sponsor for NJ Festival Orchestra's upcoming fundraising Gala on April 25. Pictured with the new model Mercedes S-class are Ray Catena of Union's Sue Hengstler, Financial Controller, Daniel Liguori, General Manager, David Wroe, NJ Festival Orchestra's Music Director and conductor, and John Weber, Mercedes Sales and Leasing Agent. The Board of New Jersey Festival Orchestra will be celebrating the 32nd anniversary of the New Jersey Festival Orchestra with its annual gala under the theme, "Masquerade" on the evening of Saturday, April 25, at Shackamaxon Country Club in Scotch Plains.

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  4. Center for Hope Hospice and Palliative Care Auxiliary plan spring events in WestfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Jersey Journal

    The first event will be a night at the Westfield Community Players Theater where the musical "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" will be performed. The show is a one act musical that centers on an annual spelling bee with six young and somewhat quirky adolescent contestants who throughout the show reveal their hopes, struggles, and dreams for the future while trying to become the spelling champion.

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  5. Union County Clerk hosted educational seminar for NotariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Jersey Journal

    Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi hosted an educational seminar open to all Notaries Public featuring Union County Freeholder Chairman Mohamed S. Jalloh, Esq. as the main speaker at the John H. Stamler Police Academy in Scotch Plains.

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  6. Westfield AARP Chapter 4137 to meet April 6 at Scotch Hills Country ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Jersey Journal

    The Westfield Area AARP Chapter 4137 will meet on Monday, April 6, at 1 p.m., at the Scotch Hills Country Club, at Jerusalem Road and Plainfield Avenue in Scotch Plains. Steve Goldberg, an account executive with the Family Investor Company located on South Avenue in Fanwood will be the guest speaker.

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  7. Scotch Plains Rescue Squad saves two patients using CPR in one dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Jersey Journal

    The Scotch Plains Rescue Squad is a volunteer organization of Neighbors Helping Neighbors. With more than 90 volunteers, the squad answers calls not only in Scotch Plains but in surrounding towns as well when needed.

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  8. April programs for teens at the Scotch Plains LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Jersey Journal

    ScotLib will start April with one of its most popular events--Teen Scene on Tuesday, April 7, at 3:30 p.m., for Wii, board games, and much more. One week later, on Tuesday, April 14, at 3:30 p.m., celebrate National Library Week by making ScotLib's Young Adult section a more colorful place.

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  9. Multiple warrents from Watchung land three in county jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Jersey Journal

    Jimmy R. Stanley, Jr., 43, of South Plainfield was charged at Middlesex County Jail at 9:34 a.m. on March 20, on two Watchung Warrants, one for $200 and one for $300. Shelley L. Perry, 47, of Plainfield, was charged at Scotch Plains Police Department on two active Watchung warrants, each for $250, at 12:51 p.m. on March 18. She was lodged in the Somerset County Jail in default of $500 full cash bail pending a Watchung Municipal Court appearance.

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  10. DUI charges follow traffic stops in Scotch PlainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Jersey Journal

    SCOTCH PLAINS - Two people face charges of driving under the influence following recent traffic stops in Scotch Plains, police report. On March 19, Daniel Zawodniak, 54, of Fanwood was arrested and charged with driving under the influence.

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  11. Fanwood-Scotch Plains Service League welcomes spring fashionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Jersey Journal

    The Fanwood-Scotch Plains Service League has welcomed spring with racks and shelves stocked with fashions reflecting warmer weather and longer days. Check out men's, women's, teen's and children's fashions just right for Easter Sunday and the Easter Parade.

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  12. Editorial: N.J. availability of edible medical marijuana moves at frustrating paceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | The Jersey Journal

    The state is moving at a glacial pace to make edible marijuana products available for dozens of children who desperately need it. This week, the Health Department released standards for the dispensaries that will be responsible for manufacturing the lozenges, syrups and drops designed to ease the youngsters' pain and help alleviate debilitating seizures.

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  13. Girl Scout Week recognized in Fanwood and Scotch PlainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | The Jersey Journal

    Girl Scout Week 2015 was recognized by the Fanwood Borough Council at their meeting on March 16 and the Scotch Plains Township Council on March 17. Resolutions read by Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr and Scotch Plains Deputy Mayor Colleen Gialanella noted that March 12, was the 103rd anniversary of Girl Scouts of the USA, where girls discover, connect and take action to make their local communities and the world a better place. The Fanwood proclamation was accepted by Girl Scouts from Cadette Troop 40274 and Junior Troop 40220.

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  14. Congratulations to Union Catholic's newest Hall of Fame inducteesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | The Jersey Journal

    On Friday, May 1, Union Catholic High School in Scotch Plains, is hosting its Hall of Fame Induction Dinner at Shackamaxon Country Club in Scotch Plains from 6-7 p.m. Typically held once every two years, this year marks Union Catholic's 11th Hall of Fame "Induction Class." Tickets to this event are available to the public and all are welcome to attend.

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  15. Fanwood Scotch Plains YMCA gymnasts compete successfullyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | The Jersey Journal

    SCOTCH PLAINS - On March 7, 2015, the FSPY C Division team attended their first away meet of the season at the Somerset Valley YMCA. Although team scores were not posted, there were many individual winners from the FSPY team.

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  16. Teen raises $5,000 to buy headstones for South Plainfield family killed in 2012 fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | The Jersey Journal

    The scene of a multiple-fatality fire at 1407 Clinton Avenue in South Plainfield Feb. 23, 2012. With publicity from social media, Hannah Rhoads sold homemade chocolates and pretzels to raise enough money in two months to buy headstones for her friend, Alize Jefferson and her family.

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  17. Downed, live wires cause 'fireball,' power outage in Scotch PlainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | The Jersey Journal

    SCOTCH PLAINS -- Downed, live wires caused a fire in the street in front on Mountain Avenue near Scotland Street Tuesday night. "At around 5:51 p.m. last night, there was an outage that affected approximately 341 customers in Fanwood and Scotch Plains," said Lindsey Puliti, a spokeswoman for PSEG.

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  18. N.J. couple crosses paths in home movie, 16 years before meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | The Jersey Journal

    Ryan Spencer of Scotch Plains, as a 13-year-old, walks across the camera in a 1988 home movie shot by the family of his future wife Jourdan, 16 years before they meet on a blind date. SCOTCH PLAINS - It's a few quick seconds on a 26-year-old home movie: a skinny 13-year-old in oversized glasses walks in front of a bathing suit-clad family waiting for their eldest daughter to come down a water slide.

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  19. Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA men's 30+ basketball league resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | The Jersey Journal

    Cinderella tried to crash the party, but, in the end, form prevailed, as #3-seed Run, Divide 'N Conquer and #4-seed No Press Zone both punched their tickets to the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA Men's 30+ Basketball League playoff's Final Four. Game #1 No Press Zone 54 Hatorade 29 Entering the post-season losers of three straight, No Press Zone righted its ship, using a balanced scoring attack, and a suffocating 2-3 zone to advance in the Big Dance.

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  20. 'How to Use Storytelling to Get Hired' topic of program at Scotch Plains LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | The Jersey Journal

    On Monday, April 13 at 6:30 p.m., at the Scotch Plains Library, John Hadley will present a program on how to tell a "HERO" story in a manner that's interesting, that flows and shows the progression in your career, and that steers the interviewer to ask follow up questions that will advance your candidacy. John will also share his "To Care" template for telling accomplishment stories that prove you will deliver, while engaging the interviewer.

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