Westfield, Mountainside, Berkeley Heights, Scotch Plains, Fanwood, Union County, NJ - August 16, 2001
Freeholders OK $50 Mil. Barge to Rail Facility

A PACKED HALL...Crowds at a Freeholder meeting in Linden exceeded the facility's seats. Coming for a scheduled public hearing and vote on the proposed BFI trash transfer station, about 60-100 people waited outsidein the rain. At the meeting's close, the board voted unanimously in favor of the proposal.
Westfield:
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Scotch Plains/Fanwood:
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dot.jpg (865 bytes) FW Council Hears Redevelopment Concerns
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Mountainside:
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Regional:
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Editorial:  How Does Transfer Facility for NYC's Trash Enhance Quality of Life, Image of New Jersey?; Local Towns Should Follow Clark's Lead By Using Radio Station for Emergencies.
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Commentary: Westfield Mayor Charting Course for the Future


FIELDING A GROUND BALL...Westfield Blue Infielder Michael Kent fields a ground ball at the Cal Ripkin World Series in Vincennes, Ind. from August 3-10.

The Week In Sports: Westfield Blue 10s Capture Third in Cal Ripkin World Series; Checchio Chiropractic Curbs Pep Again, 10-7, in Game 3; Vintage Base Ball Catches On, Atlantic Sinks Resolutes, 38-37; Montrose Ave. Eliminates Poplar Place Men, 17-13.


MUSIC SCENE:

Alfred Patterson of SP Jazzes Up Westfield
BOOK NOOK:
Something Old and New
PEN & INK:
It May Not Be Illegal, But Chalk Graffiti Kills Colonial Ambiance
MY TAKE ON IT:
Gayheart's Accident Stirs Safety Issues
MAN ON THE STREET:
Has Reality Television Worn Out Its Welcome?
 


BEATING THE HEAT...A record breaking heat wave settled over the area, shattering records with temperatures in triple digits. To beat the heat, Jack McKinley, 4, of Westfield plays in the sprinkler while his parents are hoping to water the lawn and not him.

POPCORN:
Original Sin: The Film That Fell From Grace

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