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Upcoming Events


Township Hall Hours

Summer Hours Now In Effect

Monday - Wednesday:

8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Thursday:

8:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Friday:

8:30 AM - 12 NOON

OFFICES CLOSED JULY 3RD

Main Phone:

908-322-6700

Full contact list

 


Find It Here


Fields Open?

Report a Park Issue:

recreation@scotchplainsnj.com


Our Weather

From our own Fire Department's weather station

Weather Underground PWS KNJSCOTC3

From the Fire Warden

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Every Saturday


Live Concert

Click image for complete concert schedule
Click image for complete concert schedule

Pool Safety

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Click image for pool safety guidelines

Free Movie Fridays on the Green

Bring a lawn chair or blanket for a great seat every Friday night at 8pm at the Augustine Green outside Township Hall on Park Avenue for free family movies, brought to you by the Township of Scotch Plains and the Scotch Plains Library. Here's the movie schedule for the summer:

  • July 3: The Lego Movie
  • July 17: Jungle Book
  • July 31: Frozen
  • August 7: Finding Nemo
  • August 14: Toy Story 
  • August 21: The Incredibles
  • August 28: Wreck-It Ralph

Pretzels and water will be on sale. Rain date is always the following Saturday. Bring the kids and have a great summer night out!


Live Concerts

All Summer Concerts are at 7:30 PM at Augustine Park, 430 Park Avenue, adjacent to Municipal Hall. Here's the complete summer concert schedule:


Where Are the Fireworks?

CLARK

July 4th

Approx. 9:30PM

Arthur Johnson High School

365 Westfield Avenue

CRANFORD

July 4th

Approx. 9:15pm

Nomahegan Park

Off Springfield Avenue

NEW PROVIDENCE

July 3rd

Approx. 9:30 PM

South Street from Gales Drive to Springfield Avenue

PLAINFIELD

July 4th

Dusk

Cedar Brook Park

Off Arlington Avenue


New Downtown Business Opens

Mayor Kevin Glover joined owner Pete DeLeon in cutting the ribbon June 26th to Sparkle Floors & Carpets, 451 Park Avenue at Westfield Avenue.
Mayor Kevin Glover joined owner Pete DeLeon in cutting the ribbon June 26th to Sparkle Floors & Carpets, 451 Park Avenue at Westfield Avenue.

Local Biz Scholarships to SP-F Seniors

Photo: Brian Horton
Photo: Brian Horton

Congratulations to Scotch Plains and Fanwood high school seniors who were awarded scholarships by the Scotch Plains and Fanwood Business and Professional Associations at their annual scholarship picnic on June 24th. Pictured are Steve Goldberg, SPBPA Scholarship Chairman; Mindy Scarlett, FBPA Secretary; Scholarship winners Arianna Correa of Fanwood, Steven Davies of Scotch Plains and Rachel Lavelle of Scotch Plains; Lisa Mohn of the SPBPA, Jeni DiVirgilio of the FBPA and Brian Walter, president of the FBPA. Winners not pictured: Elizabeth Hom and Auva Dariana.


New Police & Fire Recruits Graduate

Scotch Plains police recruits Dominic Gonzalez and Tricia DiLollo
Photo: Jim Lowney

Graduating from the Stamler Police Academy in June were Scotch Plains Police officers Dominic Gonzalez and Tricia DiLollo, seen here with Township Manager/Freeholder Al Mirabella and Academy Director Eric Mason.

Fire academy graduation, Scotch Plains fire recruits 2015
Photo: Jim Lowney

Congratulations to our newest Fire Department recruits on their graduation from the Union County Fire Academy. The recruit Firefighters, left to right, are Alexander Wright, Robert Villegas, Nicholas Letkowski, Matthew Blanck, Rick Villafrade, Tyler Bowman and Raymond Kaiser. Also pictured are Township Manager Al Mirabella, Deputy Mayor Colleen Gialanella, Chief Jon Ellis, Deputy Chief John Lestarchick and Battalion Chief Skip Paal.