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Westfield Ordinances to Address Affordable Housing


WF BOE Hears Report on District’s Performance
WF Zoning Board Hears Full Slate of Applications
Scotch Plains/Fanwood
FW Library Board Discusses Strategic Plan, Lists Needs
SP Zoning Board Okays Outside Dining for Grillstone
Neighborhoods Seek to Stop SP Cell Tower
Help This Lost Dog
Council Receives Report From PSEG
Cranford Amends Master Plan to Comply With Court
UCC Adjuncts Face Cut Hours Under Obamacare
CF Committee Considers Creating New Position
Council Adopts $7.4-Million Budget
County Concludes Hearings; Budget Adoption Set for April 25
Peyton's Peek at the Week in Politics
Professional Service Contracts: BOEs, Towns, County, State
Do Contested Primaries In Union County Serve As A Check on Incumbents?

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STRONG DEFENSIVE GAME...The Blue Devil defense, which includes Christian Burgdorf, No. 17, Garrett Williamson, No. 1, Jack Simcox and Mike Fitzhenry played a very stubborn game against the Summit Hilltoppers.

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dot.jpg (865 bytes) 100 Saints: Alliance Repertory Theatre Tackles Tough Topics
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dot.jpg (865 bytes) Music Lovers: Friends of Music at St. Paul’s To Present ‘Stabat Mater’
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EARLY MORNING FIRE...A house on Byrd Avenue in Scotch Plains was destroyed in an early morning fire on April 3. The Fanwood and the Scotch Plains Rescue Squads were at the scene, but no injuries were reported. 

The Week In Sports: dot.jpg (865 bytes) Photos dot.jpg (865 bytes) Devil's Den: Matthew Coming ‘Home’ To Play Pro Softball dot.jpg (865 bytes) Farmers Capitalize on Errors In Win Over Blue Devils; Hilltoppers Hold on to Stop Blue Devil Lax Boys; Mendham Laxers Hold Off Lady Blue Devil Surge; Blue Devils Top Raiders In Boys Tennis Showdown; Blue Devil Softballers ‘Chill’ Cougars with Hr in 9th; Raiders’ Doubles in 8th, Nip Blue Devil Baseballers; Pioneer Laxers Notch Victory Over Raider Boys; Cougar Tracksters Tune Up In Meet with Hillside Comets...more

See all 2013-04-16 Scotch Plains - Earlier today the HS was evacuated by police to investigate a bomb threat. Parents were alerted Via Honeywell Alert. The following second alert was just sent out. SPFHS Bomb Threat Update; The HS was checked by police a
See all 2013-04-16 Scotch Plains High School is being evacuated due to a bomb threat. Sheriffs K-9 is responding to assist with searching the building. No specific device has been located at this time. Andrew Moran, Director Union County Dept of Publ
See all 2013-04-15 area - NJ TRANSIT SPOKESPERSON As a result of todays tragic events (Boston), NJ TRANSIT is currently in a heightened state of alert. While there has been no specific threat made to our transit system at this time, NJ TRANSIT police hav
See all 2013-04-13 Cranford - by TINA RENNA 2013-04-13 Renna is a Journalist - Prosecutor Romankows political vendetta fails By Tina Renna - County Watchers - |
See all 2013-04-12 Court - ORDERED that the subpoenas issued by the Union County Prosecutors Office dated January 4, 2013, requiring the appearance and testimony of Tina Renna are hereby found to be seeking privileged information protected by the newspersons
See all 2013-04-12 Fanwood - Environmental Commission invites the public to Help Update the Towns Environmental Resource Inventory at a meeting on April 18th, 2013. Moenika Chowdhury, FEC Secretary. FEC invites its governing board and members of the publ
See all 2013-04-10 Garwood - The Garwood First Aid Squad is holding its 3rd Annual Spaghetti Dinner Fund Raiser on April 20, 2013 from 4:00 - 9:00PM. For only $10.00 you can enjoy a delicious meal of spaghetti, meatballs, salad and more. Tickets for senior c
See all 2013-04-08 Summit - The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey is hosting an Opening Reception for Spring Exhibitions on Friday, April 26 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, email - call 908-2
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