Two Brownie Girl Scout Troops went caroling at the Chelsea Assisted Living Community for the holiday season.
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Friday, January 4
The following information was provided by Troops 40821 and 40965. Brownie Girl Scout Troops 40821 and 40965 from Brunner Elementary School in Scotch Plains marked the holiday season by caroling at the Chelsea Assisted Living Community. During the December 14 event the girls sang seasonal songs and gave out cookies and door prizes. This was one of several requirements toward earning the Philanthropist badge. Troop leader Jennifer Fazio reports that “good cheer was had by all.” Fanwood-Scotch Plains is one of 138 communities in Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey, which serves over 25,000 girls and 11,000 adult members in 7 counties across central New Jersey. For more information, call(908) 518-4400 or go to http://www.gshnj.org.
The Scotch Plains Town Council has yet to come up with a resolution to residents claims that there is no safe and effective drop-off site for Brunner Elementary students.
The Scotch Plains Town Council remains unable to solve the parking and safety debacle surrounding student drop-off at Brunner Elementary School. At Tuesday’s meeting, the council decided to end the pilot program overseen by Sargent Ernie Hernandez and lift all traffic restrictions pending further discussion with the Police Department, the Board of Education, neighborhood representatives, and the PTA. The pilot program, which began in March, had been designed after a detailed traffic study with the objective of creating a safer alternative for student drop off. The pilot was also intended to alleviate traffic on neighboring roadways, namely Homestead Terrace, Cedarbrook Road, Redwood Road, and Woodland Terrace. The pilot program created a …