Monday, December 31, 2012
A look at the biggest police and fire stories in Scotch Plains and Fanwood for the year 2012. This is the first part of a two part story.
January 26, 2012 – Woman Killed In Crosswalk Was Scotch Plains Resident On Jan. 26, Patricia Currie, 68, of Scotch Plains was driving through the intersection of North Avenue at Tuttle Parkway when she grazed a pedestrian crossing the road. Currie left her vehicle to assist the person she grazed across the road and then a Chevy Cavalier struck the pair, throwing them several yards away from the intersection. Immediately after the Chevy Cavalier struck the two, a GMC pick-up truck struck Currie once more and she was transported to Overlook Hospital where she was later pronounced dead. February 8, 2012 – Scotch Plains Man Shot in Home During Armed Robbery A 19-year-old male of Emil Place in Scotch Plains was shot in his home following …
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
These are the top read stories in Scotch Plains and Fanwood for the year 2012, according to Patch statistics.
1. November 2, 2012 — UPDATED 4PM: SP Warns Residents About Unlicensed Contractors Patch was updating readers on what was happening in Scotch Plains and Fanwood in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. As information came from the township, borough, police departments, PSE&G and the county, Scotch Plains-Fanwood Patch would post it as soon as possible for residents of both towns. The immediate week after Sandy hit residents of both towns were struggling without power, while some Scotch Plains residents were without power for nearly 13 days. This article was updated numerous times throughout the days after Sandy and was the most read article for the year of 2012. 2. June 7, 2012 – Ponderosa Park Opens in Scotch Plains Scotch Plains residents and …
Wednesday, December 28, 2011
Take a look back at the best photos of the year on Union County Patch sites.
From Hurricane Irene to major fires and serious team successes among our Union County schools, this is the year that was in photos. Feel free to add your own too!
Tuesday, December 27, 2011
From local athletes making national news to championship wins, and losses, 2011 was a big year in sports for Union County.
As 2011 comes to a close, it's time to look back at what made news in Union County sports. Here are some of the most memorable stories of the past year. Keep reading this week for more of our "Year in Review." Athletes Making History March 7, 2011: Barber State Wrestling Champ After Thrilling Final Christian Barber, a 152-lb senior at Westfield High School, became the most successful wrestler in Westfield history as well as the first state champ in a generation. June 8, 2011: Murray Drafted by Houston Astros Westfield High School senior AJ Murray was drafted by the Houston Astros. Ranked as the 77th high school player nationwide, Murray, a catcher, was a 48th round pick during the Major League Baseball draft. Aug. 8, 2011: Scotch Plains …