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Westfield Council Hears Finance Report; Honors Rescue Squad


BOE Unveils Preliminary Budget of $96.4 M, Taxes of $86.4 M
Zoning Bd. OKs Parking Plan at UBS, Verizon Bld.

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
SP Council Spars Over Rules, Appointments
FW Council Appoints Study Commission Members
BOE Agrees to Update Everyday Math Program

Peyton's Peek at the Week in Politics

Democrats Should Have Looked West For Next County Freeholder
Will Lautenberg Be Called Out Of Retirement a Third Time?

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MAGIC NUMBER 100...Raider heavyweight Anthony Tufaro received his 100th varsity career win on Senior Night during the Piscataway match in Scotch Plains on Valentine’s Day. Pictured with Tufaro is Raider Head Coach TJ Gavor.

Arts & Entertainment
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Dealing with Grief: Alliance Repertory Theater’s Dream Of the Burning Boy Ignites Stage
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Popcorn: “The Oscars, Kidnapped”
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Half-Boy, Half-Bat: WHS Theatre Department Presents Bat Boy: The Musical
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Go Back in Time: SPFHS Repertory Theatre’s The Wedding Singer To Feature Costume Contest
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Magical Sounds: Majestic Winds to Play Benefit Concert


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LOCAL MATTERS...The Scotch Plains Township Council met Tuesday to discuss local matters and answer questions from residents. Pictured, left to right, are: Deputy Mayor Colleen Gialanella, Mayor Kevin Glover and Councilman Louis Beckerman.

The Week In Sports: dot.jpg (865 bytes) Photos dot.jpg (865 bytes) Devil's Den: The Seeds Were Planted Back in the Early ’50s dot.jpg (865 bytes) Hwt. Tufaro Gets 100th Win As Raiders Rap Chiefs; Rams Rock Blue Devil Boys In UCT Basketball; Blue Devil Girls, Boys Glide To Sectional Swim Crowns; Raider Boy B’ballers Down J.P. Stevens Hawks; Cardinal Boys Soar, Ground Cougars in UCT Hoops; Par. Hills Viking Matmen Top Cougars in Section Semi; Lady Highlanders Get Jump On Cougars in UCT Semi...more

See all 2013-02-21 Summit - The Visual Art Center is hosting and Art Afternoon: Meet & Make on Sunday, March 24 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. For more information email: - call 908.273.9121 or visit: 1361480191
See all 2013-02-21 Summit - The Weapons of Science Fiction and The Pax Americana: Thursday Evening Salon Series on March 28 from 7:30pm to 9:00 pm. Free but call for reservations. For more information, email: - call 908-273-9121 or visit
See all 2013-02-21 WESTFIELD - Carlos Bakery, the setting of the hit TLC series Cake Boss has announced it will open a third location at 21 East Broad Street in Westfield later this year. 1361468020
See all 2013-02-19 UNION COUNTY - The Republican Committee of Union County is holding its annual "Lincoln Day Reception" in honor of one of America's greatest Presidents this Thursday, February 21 from 6pm to 8pm at L'Affaire in Mountainside. The Committee i
See all 2013-02-19 SCOTCH PLAINS - Rt 22 west in Watchung shut down D/T water main break. No access to Rt 22 west from Terrill Rd. Expect heavy delays. Avoid area if possible. 1361300789
See all 2013-02-19 Westfield - Leader/Times Service Announcement: Put your advertising where it's SURE TO BE SEEN by your best prospects! To make your advertising SELL, you must get it before the people who are interested in BUYING. This greatly simplifies y
See all 2013-02-19 2013-02-18 The Special Needs Parenting Committee of the JCC of Central New Jersey Announces: HOW TO BEST PREPARE FOR YOUR CHILDS IEP Guest Speaker: HILLARY FREEMAN, ESQ. FREEMAN LAW OFFICES, LLC PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY When:
See all 2013-02-18 FANWOOD The next monthly Needle Nite session will take place on Friday, March 1, at 7:30 p.m. at the Fanwood Presbyterian Church in Westminster Hall on Marian Avenue. At this meeting, the Needle Niters will complete Blossom Time quilts and
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