Thursday, April 4, 2013
Amre Griffin owner of rienú in Fanwood designed a home for Sayreville victims of Hurricane Sandy on an episode of “George to the Rescue."
Amre Griffin, a Fanwood resident and owner of rienú interior design company was featured on an episode of George to the Rescue on NBC where she designed a home for a family who's home suffered damaged during Sandy. Griffin provided a little bit of flair to the living room and dining room in the home of Joe and Janet Misiur and their two daughters, while still keeping the feel of their New Jersey neighborhood, she said in the episode. The Misiur’s purchased the Sayreville home in 2001 as a brand new construction, during Sandy a nearby river traveled through the woods and into the basement and first level of the family’s home. Since Sandy hit, the Misiur’s did not move back into their home until George and his team came to the rescue. “…
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
65-year-old Fanwood man is extradited and arraigned in Northampton County on multiple charges, including attempted criminal homicide.
A Fanwood man accused of firing a gun into a Bethlehem woman’s car as they both drove along Interstate 78 was brought to Pennsylvania on Tuesday to face charges. Lee Edwin Kish, 65, of Fanwood, was finally arraigned in Pennsylvania on multiple counts including attempted criminal homicide for the March 13 incident along eastbound I-78 in Lower Saucon Township. Kish was committed to Northampton County Prison in lieu of $150,000 bail following his arraignment before District Judge Joseph Barner of Lower Nazareth Township on Tuesday afternoon. Kish had been held in Union County Prison in New Jersey since his March 22 arrest. According to the arrest affidavit, Kish shot through his own driver’s side view mirror when he fired a bullet, which …
Saturday, March 9, 2013
Here's a look at the open houses in Scotch Plains and Fanwood this weekend.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Here's a look at the recently sold homes in Scotch Plains and Fanwood.
Sunday, March 3, 2013
Here's a look at this weekend's open houses in Scotch Plains and Fanwood.
Thursday, February 28, 2013
The series will be held at the JCC on March 7,11 and 19 from 7:30p.m. to 9p.m.
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Thursday, February 28
The following information was provided by the JCC of Central Jersey. The fourth annual University Lecture Series at the JCC is back on March 7, 11 and 19. All sessions are from 7:30 – 9:00 p.m. at the JCC, 1391 Martine Avenue, Scotch Plains. The JCC’s lecture series is intended as a vehicle for intellectual conversation and stimulating debate about topics of Jewish content and/or relevance. This year’s series is presented in partnership with The University of Pennsylvania, New York University and Princeton University. “We have a great line-up this year,” said Larry Pargot, program chair. “We certainly hope that people come out to hear these dynamic speakers.” The first lecture, on Thursday, March 7, is “Figuring Out Jewish Culture from…
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Award winning screenwriter Jennifer Harrison of Fanwood and accomplished actress Lainie Ventura of Scotch Plains will begin filming their movie, "Sitter" this summer.
Jennifer Harisson an award winning screen writer of Fanwood and friend, Lainie Ventura an accomplished actress of Scotch Plains, are working on an independent movie titled, “Sitter,” set to begin filming this summer. The film is loosely based off a real life experience of Harrison’s involving her babysitter and is set to shoot in Ventura’s Scotch Plains home, the restaurant Rudy’s in Garwood and an office in Edison. Harrison explained that she jokingly discussed with a friend how she was fearful of her babysitter leaving since she was so reliant on the sitter when her children were younger and her friend suggested she turn it into a script, which is what Harrison ultimately did. Each time Harrison would see her babysitter, she was …
Monday, February 25, 2013
Since the end of December several GPS units and other items have been stolen from unlocked vehicles in Scotch Plains and Fanwood.
Since Dec. 28, several thefts have been reported in the police blotters for Scotch Plains and Fanwood, mostly to unlocked vehicles. Patch has created a map that provides a look at the locations of these thefts (attached to this article). For a more detailed look, visit the map on Google Maps. Here's a look at when the thefts occurred and what was stolen: Terrill Rd, Scotch Plains: On Jan. 25 a Terrill Road business owner reported several hundred dollars in cash was stolen overnight. Cook Ave, Scotch Plains: On Jan. 13 a laptop was stolen from a locked vehicle, but there were no signs of forced entry.
Sunday, February 24, 2013
The following homes are having open houses this weekend in Scotch Plains and Fanwood.
Saturday, February 23, 2013
All NJ Goddard Schools were placed on lockdown as a precautionary measure this afternoon due to a tweet found by Goddard’s corporate offices.
Around noon on Friday, the corporate offices of Goddard found a comment on Twitter that seemed to be threating to Goddard schools, as a precaution all New Jersey Goddard Schools were informed and placed on a partial lockdown, according to Fanwood’s Goddard School owner Tracy Brace. Brace said the tweet was said to have come from a high school student in Randolph, NJ and was eventually said to be a misunderstood joke. As a precaution, the Fanwood Goddard School locked the front door and would not let anyone new into the building, including parents. However, at 12:30 p.m. the school dismissed of their half-day students by walking the students outside to their parents. “We didn’t perceive it to be a threat to let anyone out of the building…