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October 24, 2013

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Westfield Named ‘Great Place’; Candidate Debate Set for Tonight

Zoning Bd. OKs Requests; RWM Moved to Nov. 13
Raritan Valley Coalition Gets One-Seat Ride Update
Skibitsky Comments on Issues In Bid for Third Term
Scotch Plains/Fanwood

PD Merger Idea Raises Concerns Among Residents, Councilmen
FW Rec. Commission Proposes New Skate Park at Forest Rd. Park
SPMC Will Be Out Of Funds On January 1
Mayor Says No Changes to SP Sewer Utility Planned
BOE Hears Assessment Report
FW Rec. Panel Forwards Skate Park Plans to Council
BOE Welcomes New Staff, Reviews Referendum
UC Freeholder Candidates Discuss Issues At Forum
Variance Applications Withdrawn at Zoning Bd.
Athletic Complex Won’t Be Ready Until Late April
RVSA to End Year With Surplus, Hike Budget In 2014
Freeholder Dems Discuss Runnells, County Budget
GOP Freeholder Candidates Say One-Party Rule Must End
Technology Gone Amuck, Can We Be Cell Phone Free

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LEAPING INTO THE AIR...Blue Devil Mike Prosuk, No. 14, leaps high to kick the ball in the game against the Cougars on October 17 in Westfield.

Arts and Entertainment
Popcorn: “Captain Phillips” Commands Your Attention
NJ History: Malamut to Host Photo Exhibit of Union County
‘Outsider Art’: Exhibit to be Held October 30 in Scotch Plains
Drama: Roosevelt School to Present Les Misérables as fall production
Distinquished  - WHS Boasts 20 Commended Students

‘Healthy U’ - Program Being Offered At Two Westfield Schools

Top Honors - WHS Announces 4th Marking Period Honor Roll
Helping Hand - SP Students Collect PJs for the Needy

JOINING FORCES...Scotch Plains Chief of Police Brian Mahoney, left, listens as Fanwood Chief of Police Richard Trigo addresses the crowd at a meeting on Monday to discuss the merger of the towns’ police departments.

Week in Sports Cougars’ Circus Catch Stuns SPF Raider Gridders; Blue Devil Footballers Bomb Franklin Twp Warriors; Soccer Blue Devils Disrupt Cranford Cougar Boys; Blue Devils Rap Highlanders On Soccer ‘Senior Day’ ... Photos

Summary Of Community Posts
See all 2013-10-28 Scotch Plains - The Scotch Plains Vietnam Veterans Memorial will be dedicated on Sunday, November 10 at 1:00 PM at the Municipal Building at 430 Park Avenue in Scotch Plains. The Memorial honors the dedication, commitment and sacrifice of
See all 2013-10-22 Unino County - Surrogate James LaCorte Offers Free Seminar on Wills and Estates. Union County seniors and their families will have an opportunity to receive reliable guidance on wills, estates and related matters, at a free seminar conduct
See all 2013-10-22 Fanwood - Chabad of Union County will be hosting a Chanukah Story and Craft Hour at Be Craftful at 250 South Avenue in Fanwood on November 19th at 4:00pm. Join us for a magical & interactive hour of Chanukah stories & crafts! For children
See all 2013-10-19 Westfield - The Westfield West coldwellbanker real_estate_office and Nancy's Fancy Antiques will present a Whats It Worth? Antique Expo on Sunday, Nov. 3 from 1-4 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus on 2400 North Avenue in Scotch Plains. A por
See all 2013-10-17 SCOTCH PLAINS - The Scotch Plains Police (SPPD) and Office of Emergency Management (SPOEM) will no longer send emergency or informational messages via the Union County 1st Alert System. Effective December 1st, 2013, SPPD and SPOEM will use
See all 2013-10-16 Garwood - Please join the Garwood Celebrations Committee for the Second Annual Pumpkin Carving and Decorating Contest on Saturday, October 26, 2013 at 4:00PM, preceding the PTA Trick or Trunk event. Bring your carved or decorated pumpkin f
See all 2013-10-15 Elizabeth - The new 4-story Union County Family Courthouse will be the dedicated home of the Union County Family Court system. It will provide 77,800 square feet of new space, while freeing up much needed existing space within the existing
See all 2013-10-12 Editor Note - To all candidates for office, this newspaper will accept letters from candidates for the 10/31 edition - the last edition prior to the election; email to 500 words on issues but not attacking opponents. We
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