Category: Scotch Plains Monthly

Scotch Plains resident Matthew Kalafat receives National Heroism Award

Scotch Plains resident Matthew Kalafat is among 18 Americans to be awarded a Carnegie Medal for heroism by the Carnegie Hero Fund Commission. Kalafat rescued a 26 year old woman from drowning at Point Pleasant Beach in September of 2016.

3rd Annual Swim-A-Palooza

Medical Mystery of the Month: Exploding Head Syndrome

By Susan Baldani, a life member of the Scotch Plains Rescue Squad. Have you ever heard a gunshot or other loud noise when falling asleep or upon waking, but the person right next to you didn’t hear a thing? If

Berkeley Heights Teen Helps 99-Year-Old WWII Vet Use Smart Phone

Submitted by Cindy Potter Sitting and speaking with Hayward Wheaton at his home in Scotch Plains, New Jersey is like taking a step back in history. On October 30, 2018, Hayward will celebrate his 100th birthday. He is hoping for a