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Three Local Men Survive Lake Placid Plane Crash

Survivors of plane crash audio interview (1 hr) on February 26, 2013 at 16 Prospect Bistro in Westfield
Credit Betsey Burgdorf, Dave Corbin and Horace Corbin for The Westfield Leader



Lance Discusses Gun Issue, Sequestration and Budget
DWC Honors Lee Hale; Releases 2013 Calendar
Scotch Plains/Fanwood

Planning Bd. OK’s Subdivision for Future Housing Next to Golf Club
BOE OKs Purchase of Home Next To Terrill; Unveils $78 M School Tax
Sen. Buono Attends Mahr Fundraiser in Scotch Plains
BOE Hears Presentation on Tech. Upgrades at Schools
CF Sewer Bills to Be Late Due to Computer Glitch
GW Fails to Act to Fill Borough Council Vacancy
Freeholders Questioned Over Health Plans, Runnells
RVSA Looks to Resolve Lawsuit, May Face More
Peyton's Peek at the Week in Politics
Debate Over Gun Leg. Cannot Be Resolved In Tone of Animosity

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LOOKING FOR AN OPPORTUNITY...Raider Anthony Tufaro looks for an opportunity to throw a half nelson in his heavyweight semifinal bout with Cougar Jon El-Khoury. Tufaro went on the win the 285-lb title.

Arts & Entertainment
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Night at the Movies: WSO Thrills with Music From the Silver Screen
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Popcorn: A Good Day to Die Hard And the Sooner the Better
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Printmaking and Sculpture: WAA, WCC Initiate ‘Fine Arts for Seniors’ Program
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Spring Production: Governor Livingston Hilltop Players To Present Children of Eden
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Short Story: Local Student Authors Win WCW’s Writing Contest

The Places You Will Go

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SURVIVORS...Three Westfield men survived a plane crash that occured five miles north of Lake Placid, N.Y. on February 22. Pictured, left to right, are: Jeff O’Connor, Michael Oster and pilot Frank Dombrowski.

The Week In Sports: dot.jpg (865 bytes) Photos dot.jpg (865 bytes) Devil's Den: Where Was Scotty When I Needed Him? dot.jpg (865 bytes) Blue Devils Grab District 11 Mat Title; Raiders, Cougars Get 2-3; Blue Devil Cagers Neutralize Sayreville Bomber Boys; Sayreville Lady Cagers Bomb Blue Devils in Foul Fest; Raider Basketball Boys Edge Dayton Bulldogs in 4th...more

See all 2013-03-06 Washington DC - The Obama administration announced Tuesday that all public tours of the White House will be canceled beginning this Saturday because of budget cuts hitting all areas of the federal government. I am disappointed the White Ho
See all 2013-03-06 Cranford - Police Department, The National Weather Service has put Union County under a Winter Weather Advisory from 6 pm Wednesday through 6 pm Thursday. Snow accumulations of 2-4 inches are expected Wednesday night into Thursday with an
See all 2013-03-06 SCOTCH PLAINS - Conditions are expected to deteriorate tonight into Thursday morning. Rain and wet snow are expected. 2-3 inches of snow is expected to accumulate overnight. Our DPW and the Union County DPW will be working throughout the s
See all 2013-03-03 Garwood - The first edition of the borough newsletter, The Garwood Gazette, is now available at The newsletter contains time sensitive items so it is posted immediately. Future editions will land in residents mailboxes sho
See all 2013-02-27 New York City - Aleh Foundation is holding the 2013 Gala Awards Dinner on May 8, at the Museum of Jewish Heritage at 36 Battery Park Place in NYC. At the event civic, business and medical leaders will be recognized at an evening of enterta
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
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