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Testimony Continues on Proposed Expansion of Westfield Stop & Shop


Judge Suspends Sentences For Seniors in DWI Accident
Closure of Lindeman Buick: End of an Era for WF
Bd. OKs Prospect Subdiv., Day Care Center on Central
Board Rejects Mixed-Use Building on North Avenue
GW Council Discusses WF Development; Bulk Waste
Board of Ed. Discusses Goals for Year

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
SP-F BOE Sees Winning iMovie; Discusses ‘Rising Star’ Awards
FW ‘Click It or Ticket’ Enforcement Begins May 20

Board Seeks More on Proposed Commercial Bld.

Peyton's Peek at the Week in Politics

Enabling Citizens’ Voter Rights Or Disabling Documentation?
Noisy For A Month, Cicadas Not A Public Health Hazard

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GETTING THE THROW A LITTLE LATE...Cougar catcher Morgan Ferritti gets the throw a little late as Blue Devil Cali Chambliss slides home in the sixth inning for the third run of the game. The Blue Devils shut out the Cougars.

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dot.jpg (865 bytes) Remarkable Residences: Highlights from WSO’s ‘Tour of Notable Homes’
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dot.jpg (865 bytes) Festive Night: Westfield Symphony Presents Finale
dot.jpg (865 bytes) An Honor: Local Students Chosen for All State Choir
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“Maria,” by Richard Scarpa
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RIDE ON...On April 28, students from Westfield and Scotch Plains brought over 300 bicycles to the Jersey Shore for kids impacted by Hurricane Sandy. Pictured are: Andy Fromm, Alex Fromm, Ethan Johnston, Nick Pelosi, Liam Hickey, Jack Lynch, and Danny LaCorte.

The Week In Sports: dot.jpg (865 bytes) Photos dot.jpg (865 bytes) Devil's Den: The First Time’s Always … Well, the First Time dot.jpg (865 bytes) Cougars Shut Out Blue Devils For UCT Baseball Crown; Blue Devils Unsettle Pioneers In UCT Boys Lax Semis; Blue Devils Shut Out Cougars In UCT Semifinal Softball; Raiders’ Grand Slam in Sixth Tames Baseball Tigers; Blue Devils Dodge Bullet, Nip Highlanders with 2 in 7th; Raider Laxers Overwhelm Warren Hills Ladies...more

See all 2013-05-22 Garwood - Please join us at 12:00PM on May 27, 2013 to remember those military members that gave their life in service to our country. The ceremony will take place at the Knights of Columbus, 37 South Ave, Garwood, NJ 07027. The guest spea
See all 2013-05-18 Cranford - Memorial Day Parade May 27, 2013; Hi, I'm looking for cars to be in the parade. All years, makes, models to ride the parade. The parade is about 1 hr. long. We'll meet in Cranford at 8:30 am. We'll meet on 50 Grove St. Cranford
See all 2013-05-17 Rahway- Arts Guild NJ is holding a Fundraiser Buffet on June 23, 4- 8pm at Rahway Kinghts of Columbus, 80 West Inman Ave. $45 per person. For more information, e-mail: - call: 732-381-7511 - visit: 1368807389
See all 2013-05-17 Mountainside - School District PTA Slate of Officers Votes Needed The Slate of Officers Vote/General Membership meeting will be held on Monday, May 20th at 2:30 pm in the DF cafe. Next year's Slate of Officers needs to be approved and be v
See all 2013-05-16 Summit - SAGE Eldercare will celebrate 59 years of serving the community at its annual meeting at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, June 18 at SAGE, 290 Broad Street in Summit. The evening will include a presentation of awards to volunteers and staff wh
See all 2013-05-16 Scotch Plains - United Way is hosting a Gala on June 13, 2013 at the Shackamaxon Country Club located in Scotch Plains to honor leadership. The event will bring together a diverse group. The 2013 Honorees include; Governor Tom Kean, an
See all 2013-05-16 Westfield - Area AARP Chapter 4137 will have its year-end luncheon on Monday, June 3rd at Giovannas Restaurant on South Avenue in Plainfield, beginning at 12 noon. If you did not make a reservation, please call Chris Weiss at 908-322-6198
See all 2013-05-15 Fanwood - Memorial Day Concert; Sunday May 26; 6:30 8:30 PM; North Avenue Train Station Lawn in Fanwood; The Westfield Memorial Band will perform a program of patriotic tunes, and readings will be given by three war veterans. The event is
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