Sept. 11 in Scotch Plains: The town will be holding a memorial service at 7 p.m. at the Scotch Plains 9/11 Memorial Monument on the Alan M. Augustine Village Green on Park Avenue. The memorial service will include remarks by Mayor Kevin Glover, along with prayers offered by local clergy in memory of the three Scotch Plains residents who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks: Matthew Horning, James Walsh and Mark Rothenberg.
Consolidation Commission meets: The Fanwood-Scotch Plains Consolidation Study Commission – a volunteer body charged with analyzing the potential merits of a consolidation between the two communities – will meet again tonight at 7 p.m. at the Board of Education building. Check out the meeting agenda and minutes from previous meetings on the group's Patch blog. Union County Sept. 11 service: Members of the Board of Chosen Freeholders will pay tribute this year to the 60 Union County residents killed on 9/11 with a ceremony on Wednesday, Sept. 11 from 6-9 p.m. The ceremony, to be held at the Union County Sept. 11 Memorial at Echo Lake Park in Mountainside, will consist of an honor guard presentation and candle lighting in memory of those killed that day. The public is invited to attend.