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Westfield Officials Address Conference About Superstorm Sandy


Town Re-Zoning to Comply With COAH

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
BOE Hears About Students’ Trip to Barcelona
FW PB Approves Fanwood Crossing Application
FW Celebrates Arbor Day With Ceremony
Help This Lost Dog

Planning Board Denies Non-Conformity Cert., 5-4

County Taxes Going Up in Local Towns in $493.7-Million Budget
Peyton's Peek at the Week in Politics

Counties, School Boards Should Share Burden of Tax Appeals
Westfield-Garwood Relationship Faces a Bump Over Development

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CONCENTRATING ON THE BALL...Raider attacker Andrea McNeely, No. 13, concentrates on getting control of the ball as Cougar Colleen Hartnett, No. 17, also attempts to get to the ball at Memorial Field in Cranford on April 26.

Arts & Entertainment
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Popcorn: Trance - You’re Getting Sleepy, Sleepy
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Season Finale: Musical Club of WF Celebrates Nat.l Music Week
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Spring Fling: Experience the Joy of Creating Art
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Partner Programs: Kean, NJWA Offer Fine Arts Academy for HS Students
dot.jpg (865 bytes) “The Entitled”: Town Book Store Hosts Author Bill Foley
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Spring Show: Choral Art Society To Present Concert

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SPRING HAS SPRUNG...Trees were a-bloom in Evergreen Field in Scotch Plains this past weekend, confirming that spring has officially arrived.

The Week In Sports: dot.jpg (865 bytes) Photos dot.jpg (865 bytes) Devil's Den: New Twist in the Search For Origin of Blue Devils dot.jpg (865 bytes) SPF Raider Girls Sprint Past Cougars in Lacrosse; Blue Devils Win 9th Straight, Shut Out Lady Cougars; So. Plainfield Tiger Nine Nip Blue Devils in Seventh; SPF Raider Boys Warm Up; Jolt East Side Laxers; Cougars Calm Panthers In UCT Baseball 1st Round; Raiders Silence Oratory In UCT Baseball First Round; Raiders Humble St. Joseph’s In Boys Lax Showdown...more

See all 2013-05-07 Clark - Kick off summer at the St. Agnes Festival on Saturday, June 1, from 10 to 4 at St. Agnes Church, 342 Madison Hill Road. Inflatable rides, petting zoo, pony rides, arts & crafts, games, food, live entertainment and more! Admission i
See all 2013-05-06 Department of Environmental Protection has approved Clean Communities Grants for District 21: CHATHAM BORO $14,753.21: LONG HILL TWP $19,045.68: BERNARDS TWP $52,077.73: FAR HILLS BORO $4,000.00: WARREN TWP $36,907.62: WATCHUNG BORO $13,38
See all 2013-05-06 Westfield - The Westfield Historical Society Annual Dinner will be held on May 22, 2013 at Echo Lake Country Club. 5:30 pm Annual Meeting, 6:00 pm Cocktails, and 7:00 pm Dinner. 50/50 Cash Raffle and a silent auction for a round of golf fo
See all 2013-05-02 Mountainside - There was a black bear sighting this morning along Coles Ave which went back into the reservation. Residents are reminded to to keep garbage cans covered. If you see a bear remain indoors and notify the police. Do not attemp
See all 2013-04-30 Scotch Plains - Representative Rush Holt will be the guest speaker at the Fanwood-Scotch Plains Rotary on Wednesday May 1, 2013 at the Stage House Restaurant (366 Park Avenue in Scotch Plains) for the bi-annual Guest Day at 12:15 pm. R
See all 2013-04-27 SCOTCH PLAINS - Shackamaxon CC will host a PRIVATE event with fireworks tonight, 4-27, starting at sundown for 15-20 minutes. Nearby residents may hear loud noises and see bright lights. Please do not call Police HQ in response to this mes
See all 2013-04-26 Union County NJ Budget - The adopted budget for the year has been posted on the website; Under finance dept. 1366999146
See all 2013-04-26 Westfield - New Jersey Residents for Action (Against Gun Violence) will present, "An Armed America: Is This Our Future?", a discussion of gun violence in America and what we must do to mobilize the public and legislators to create a safer,
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