In late March, the township of Scotch Plains announced they would honor the late great Pat DiNizio by naming a street after him. The corner of Montague Avenue and Westfield Avenue has been ceremoniously renamed "Pat DiNizio Way".

Scotch Plains Mayor Al Smith, Township Manager Al Mirabella, bandmates from both The Scotchplainsmen and The Smithereens, friends, family, and loved ones all came out to remember and celebrate Pat DiNizio.

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