October 16, 2008
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NJ 7th Congressional District: Sen. Leonard Lance, Councilman Michael Hsing, Asw. Linda Stender 
Union County Freeholders: GOP, DEM 
Scotch Plains Mayor and Council: GOP, DEM 
Fanwood Council: DEM, GOP - Garwood Council: GOP, DEM 
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Westfield:
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Cronin Voices 'Frustration' With Teen Problem
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Stender Talks on Economy, Middle Class Tax Cut
Scotch Plains/Fanwood:
dot.jpg (865 bytes) DEP Monitors Dean Oil Site; Merger Discussed
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Malool, DePaola Weigh In on Issues in SP Races
dot.jpg (865 bytes) SP Council to Appraise Hedge Property for Sale
dot.jpg (865 bytes) SP Television Wins National Acclaims
Mountainside:
dot.jpg (865 bytes) BOE Discusses QSAC Reports, Performance
Garwood:
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Quattrocchi and Hak Discuss Budget, Bus. Dist.
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Resident Concerned Over Tree Removal
Area:
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Former Rep. Matt Rinaldo Dies at 77
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Residents Seek Support for Skate Park

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HIGH FIVE...Young students at Westfield’s Lincoln School learned about safety last week from police officers in the DARE program. About 30 officers from New Jersey, Connecticut and Kansas delivered mini-lessons on safety to kindergarten and pre-school children in Westfield. Discussions included “stranger danger,” use of “911,” answering telephones and doorbells, and Halloween safety.
 

Editorial: D.C. Agreed on Our $700 Billion; Can Trenton Act by Halloween?...We hope Governor Jon Corzine considers this bill and doesn’t dump the idea for partisan reasons. To achieve this, a bill would need to pass the Assembly, the Senate and then be signed into law by the Governor. It would take too long, you say? If Washington, D.C., can spend $700 billion of taxpayer money in a weekend, can’t Trenton get something done before Halloween?
 

ADDING A LOT OF HUSTLE TO THE GAME...Raider senior Joe DelPrete, right, beats Viking defender Evan Gingrich, No. 13, to the ball. 
 

Week In Sports: Soccer Blue Devil Girls Chill Roselle Catholic in UCT; Raider Soccer Boys Bombard Vikings in UCT 1st Round; Farmer Football Boys Bury Visiting SP-F Raiders; Blue Devil Net Girls Stymie J.P. Stevens in Sections; Blue Devil Soccer Boys Sting Newark East Side Boys - Photos
 



Kunié Sugiura’s "Mark Suvero"

FEMALE LIBERATION:
WF doctor's memoir tackles post-Great Depression life
IF YOU SEE MY REFLECTION:
FW photographer Cummings sees reflections in his photography
STATE OF MIND:
Brentano's series promotes 'naturalization' of NJ
TIME EMITTED:
Camera-less photography emits photograms
POPCORN:
Religulous - Nothing Sacred (3 popcorns)

THE BEST PUMPKIN...Finding the best pumpkin is a fun chore at the Scotch Plains Marketplace last Saturday due to the large selection available. The marketplace has extended its season to November 15, because of the nice weather and high turnout by residents.

Devil's Den: County Gymnastics Meet Tomorrow at WHS's Gym
 

Government Reform Thought: With budget shortfalls at all levels of federal, state, county, towns, authorities and school district governments, before laying off workers, must substantially reduce compensation of those at the top; and reduce the number of those at the top. - See Year-to-date Reform Thoughts.
 

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