STATE — NJ Transit will roll out a morning off-peak, one-seat ride on to New York’s Penn Station on the Raritan Valley Line starting March 2, 2014, the Raritan Valley Rail Coalition and the One-Seat Ride Coalition announced Monday.
EDISON — Kelly Lawrence of Scotch Plains, a seventh grade student at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, visits the Angel Tree to select an ornament with gift suggestions for autistic children attending the Crossroads School in Westfield. The gifts will be delivered to the school for autistic children later this month. (Photo courtesy of the Wardlaw-Hartridge School)
GARWOOD – A municipal court judge who serves Clark, Garwood and Scotch Plains is accused of trying to intervene and reduce the punishment for a Garwood councilman’s daughter who was arrested for alleged possession of alcohol, according to a report by the Clark-Garwood Patch.
ROBBINSVILLE – A former National Football League player who was named the Prep Athlete of the Year while at Scotch Plains Fanwood High School and a former Major League Baseball player originally from New Brunswick are among seven Garden State sports luminaries recently inducted into the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) Bollinger Hall of Fame’s class of 2013.
SCOTCH PLAINS — Josh Klapper has been an active advocate for New Jersey’s large, growing Tourette Syndrome community for a couple of years now. He’s hosted the New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome & Associated Disorders (NJCTS) at for an in-service presentation his school, held a highly successful fundraising walk-a-thon and met with United States Congressman Leonard Lance (R-NJ7) to discuss proposed Tourette legislation.