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  1. Sept. 23 is grand opening of CAU's mixed-use property in FanwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The Jersey Journal

    Community Access Unlimited will hold a grand opening of its newest property Wednesday, Sept. 23, at 11 a.m., at 193 Terrill Road in Fanwood.

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  2. Serious crash injures 3 in Scotch PlainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | The Jersey Journal

    SCOTCH PLAINS - Two cars collided at the intersection of Raritan Road and Rahway Road Friday, causing one car to overturn and catch fire and sending three people to the hospital. Scotch Plains Police Lt.

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  3. Downtown businesses reopen after flash flood in Scotch PlainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | The Jersey Journal

    SCOTCH PLAINS - "It could have been worse," was the reply from several business owners on Park Avenue after Wednesday's flash flood turned the downtown into a swimming pool. The storm dumped more than six inches of rain in parts of area between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m., then the flooding followed, starting about 4:30 p.m. officials said.

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  4. Why 5 square miles of N.J. got a month's worth of rain in 3 hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | The Jersey Journal

    It wasn't until the early afternoon on Route 22 in Scotch Plains that the sky began to cloud over. By 1:30, a storm had developed in the vicinity and it started raining - a typical summer downpour, not unlike what most of the state has experienced at some point this summer.

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  5. Route 22 reopened after flash flood in Scotch Plains, PlainfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | The Newark Star-Ledger

    SCOTCH PLAINS - The rain that pounded parts of western Union County on Wednesday was followed by water running off the Watchung Reservataion mountains hard enough to damage a section of Route 22, flood the township's downtown, and along Front Street in neighboring Plainfield. "This is the third time in 30 years that a storm actually flooded the downtown," Scotch Plains police Chief Brian Mahoney said of the water runoff.

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  6. 7 Union County high schools among top 500 nationwideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | The Jersey Journal

    Union County Academy for Information Technology was ranked 24 nationwide in a listing released Wednesday. UNION COUNTY - Five Union County high schools were ranked in the top 150 high schools in the nation, and one of the schools, the Union County Magnet High School in Scotch Plains, was listed in the top five.

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  7. Stay away from flooded Route 22, officials warnRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | NJ.com

    SCOTCH PLAINS - Drivers are being warned of lane closures on Route 22 through Scotch Plains that is causing traffic delays as workers this morning continue makine repairs following Wednesday's flash flooding.

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  8. Commuters urged to avoid Rt. 22 in Scotch Plains ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | NJ.com

    Motorists were "strongly urged" to use I-78 for the morning commute instead, said Kevin Israel, a DOT spokesman, adding that local detours around the affected area would not be sufficient to accommodate rush-hour traffic.

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  9. Flash flooding shuts down Rt. 22 in parts of Union, SomersetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | NJ.com

    UNION COUNTY - Flash floods coinciding with the evening rush Wednesday is causing havoc on major roadways, according to authorities and witness accounts. Rt. 22 was closed between Scotch Plains and Mountainside due to roadway flooding as of about 6 p.m. Flooding was also reported along westbound I-78 in Berkeley Heights, causing delays of up to an hour, the state Department of Transportation reported.

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  10. 11 of the craziest images from flash flooding in Union, Somerset countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | The Jersey Journal

    The storm that hammered Somerset and Union counties Wednesday afternoon left major roads like Routes 22 and 78 a mess, closed dozens of other streets and roads and left commuters and residents wondering what exactly had happened. The municipal building in Scotch Plains NJ union cty.

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  11. All-State defender Joey Bianco will not return to Scotch Plains-FanwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | NJ.com

    Centerback Joey Bianco decided to not play his senior year and will compete in Academy soccer after starting the previous three seasons for the Raiders. Bianco plays club soccer for the Players Development Academy based out of Bernardsville, N.J. "It would've been nice to have him return," Scotch Plains coach Tom Breznitsky said.

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  12. 6 N.J. soccer players selected to All-American watch listRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | NJ.com

    With teams like St. Benedict's , Scotch Plains-Fanwood and Pingry hailing in the Garden State, it is not much of a surprise to see New Jersey put a dent in the top drawer soccer's All-American watch list for 2015. The list, containing 100 names throughout the country, contains six athletes from New Jersey.

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  13. Young Entrepreneurs Academy informational meetings for students and parentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | The Jersey Journal

    Young Entrepreneurs Academy invites parents and students for an informational meeting For students in grades six-12, who demonstrates creativity, academic effort, determination and commitment to your community. Learn how to become a part of the entrepreneurial experience and be given the opportunity to pitch your own ideas to potential investors for funding to launch your own company.

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  14. Fanwood-Scotch Plains Service League End-of-Summer sales and closingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | The Jersey Journal

    The Fanwood-Scotch Plains Service League's Thrift Shop, 1741 East Second St., Scotch Plains will hold 1/2 Price Sales from Aug. 11 to Aug. 21. The very popular Bag Sale will be held from Saturday, Aug. 22 to Saturday, Aug. 29. Customers can fill a brown supermarket paper bag, which will be provided, for $5 each. There is no limit to the number of bags purchased.

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  15. Willow Grove youth group serves homeless on service mission tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | The Jersey Journal

    On July 16, youth and adults from Willow Grove Presbyterian Church and St. John's Baptist Church drove to Stony Point Center in Stony Point, New York for their annual service mission trip. Pictured are youth and adults from Willow Grove Presbyterian Church and St. John's Baptist Church on the Stony Point, New York mission trip.

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  16. Calling all students in grades 6-12 to Young Entrepreneurs Academy in WestfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | The Jersey Journal

    The Young Entrepreneurs Academy is a groundbreaking and exciting year-long class that transforms middle and high school students into real, confident entrepreneurs. With the assistance of local businesspeople who serve as mentors, students develop business ideas, write business plans, conduct market research, pitch their plans to a panel of investors, and actually launch and run their own real, legal, fully-formed companies and social movements.

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  17. Wardlaw-Hartridge students take service trip to Central AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | The Jersey Journal

    Wardlaw-Hartridge student Melissa Calderon of North Plainfield, left, paints a step while Austin Guo of Edison and a boy from the village look on. EDISON - Last month 11 students from The Wardlaw-Hartridge School seized the opportunity to embrace a new culture during a two-week service learning trip to Guatemala and Belize.

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  18. Scotch Plains resident Bob Bowman joins Wardlaw-Hartridge School as Upper School HeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | The Jersey Journal

    Bob Bowman is thrilled to join The Wardlaw-Hartridge School community as the school's new Assistant Head for Upper School. The Scotch Plains resident brings extensive administrative and teaching experience to his new position at Wardlaw-Hartridge.

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  19. Fanwood Girl Scout dedicates hand decorated planters made for her Gold ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | The Jersey Journal

    Fanwood Girl Scout Kaavya Krishna-Kumar made hand decorated planters made for her Gold Project. Pictured are George Kraus of Coldwell Banker with Kaavya and Mayor Colleen Mahr.

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  20. Motorcycle crash closes Route 22 in MountainsideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 2 | The Jersey Journal

    MOUNTAINSIDE - A portion of Route 22 eastbound was closed Sunday after a motorcycle accident that resulted in one person being flown away from the scene by New Jersey State Police helicopter. Route 22 eastbound remained closed between New Providence Road and Mountain Avenue for an investigation more than two hours later.

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