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Westfield BOE Redistricting Plan Opposed By Harding Parents


BOE Adopts $96.4-Mil. Budget; Taxes Up $1.7-Mil.
DWC Releases ’12 Stats For WF Businesses, Jobs
Scotch Plains/Fanwood
SP-F BOE OKs $86.1 Mil. Budget; School Tax Increasing $1.6 Mil.
Beckerman to Face Jones In Special Election for SP Council
Help This Lost Dog
Ethics Expert to Probe Alleged Conflict of Interest in CF
Law Enforcement Takes Part in Autism Training
BOE OKs $8.5-Mil. Budget, $7.1-Mil. Tax Levy
Blaufeder Joins GW Council; Nonconformity App. Fee Cut
Jail Director, Prosecutor Seek Budget Hikes
Keystone Agrees to Mediation To Settle RVSA Suit
Who’s Running Things In Scotch Plains?
County Should Put Highest Priority on Prosecutor’s Budget

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LEAN AND HUNGRY SENIORS...Blue Devil boys track team captains, pictured, left to right, Max Bohall, Michael Reilly, Peter Fagan, Kevin Smith and Paul Lizzo, along with Dan Luzzi (not shown), are hungry for a very successful season.

Arts & Entertainment
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Real Life: WF Mother/Daughter Featured in 100 Saints You Should Know
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Popcorn: The Incredible Burt Wonderstone A Conjured Taste
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Colorful & Creative: Youth Art Month Celebrated In Window Displays
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Annual Concert: SP-F Jazz Band Festival to Spotlight Young Musicians
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Pass the Baton: Plagge Named Director of NJWA Rockin’ Jazz Band

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AND THEY’RE OFF...Youngsters participate in one of several “fun runs” for young children held before the main 5K Race and fundraiser at St. Bartholomew’s Academy on Saturday.

The Week In Sports: dot.jpg (865 bytes) Photos dot.jpg (865 bytes) Blue Devil Track Boys Have ‘Hungry Group of Seniors’; Baseball Blue Devils to Field Primarily a Jr. Heavy Team; SPF Baseball Raiders Hope To Improve on 14-12 Record; Softball Blue Devils Look For Consistency on the Field; Raider Lacrosse Boys Are ‘Junior Heavy’, Experienced; Cougar Baseballers to Focus On ‘Total Team’ this Season; Raider Wrestlers Improved, Finished 17-8, 2nd in District...more

See all 2013-04-01 Scotch Plains - Help Lost dog find owner. I would sure appreciate it so we can help this guy get home. Help This Lost Dog Sara and I, along with two wonderful Un
See all 2013-03-26 Scotch Plains - Union County announces that your next mobile paper-shredding program for personal, confidential documents will be available on Saturday, April 13, at the Vocational-Technical Schools campus located at 1776 Raritan Road in S
See all 2013-03-26 MOUNTAINSIDE-On or about Monday, April 1 Ackerman Ave from Deerpath to Coles Ave in the Borough of Mountainside will be closed for resurfacing. The work is anticipated to take 3 day to complete, weather permitting. The road will be closed
See all 2013-03-25 Westfield - Plans have been formulated for a 70th reunion of the Westfield High School Class of 1943 on Friday, September 20 and Saturday September 21. A get-together at the Best Western Hotel in Westfield on Friday night, followed by a ho
See all 2013-03-22 Scotch Plains - PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Township of Scotch Plains has scheduled a Special Meeting for Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 4:00 oclock PM. The purpose of the special meeting is to discuss matters of personnel in clos
See all 2013-03-21 Fanwood - 3rd Annual St Patty's Day Festival hosted by Oh' Brian's Pourhouse. Saturday March 23; 12:30pm to 10pm at the North side of the Fanwood Train Station. Kids can enjoy Face Painters, Irish Step Dancers, Balloon Makers, DJ, dancing
See all 2013-03-21 SUMMIT - The Visual Arts Center will offer a Master Workshop: Illustrating Imaginative Worlds through Portraiture with Julie Peppito on Sunday, June 2 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Fees are $150. For more information email
See all 2013-03-20 Fanwood - The Fanwood Historic Preservation Commission will stage a Fanwood Photo Share Or Drop at the Fanwood Museum located on the lower level of the historic Fanwood Railroad Station on Sunday April 7th between 2:00 to 4:00 PM. Brin
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