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September 12, 2013

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WF Demolitions Confirmed, Tax Appeals Granted at Council Mtg.

Zoning Bd. Denies Two, OKs Six Variance Appeals
Town Vindicated on Sunnyside Builder’s Remedy Lawsuit
Loughlin Working for Second Term on Council
BOE Discusses Goals for New School Year
Rec. Panel Discusses Programs, Field Work
Scotch Plains/Fanwood

SP Recreation Comm. Reports Positive Camp Feedback
Llewellyn Jones Campaigning For Unexpired Township Council Seat
SP Man Recounts Six-Day Adventure In Rudderless Boat
SP Board OKs Subdivision, Agrees to BOE Acquisition
CF Approves UC Kids Grant, Adopts ‘Complete Streets’
Council Tackles South Avenue Development
Years May Pass, Lives Move On, But We Will Never Forget
Are Roof Mounted Solar Panels a Firefighter Electrocution Hazard?

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GETTING OFF A GOOD SHOT...Raider Tori Baliatico, No. 20, took several shots at the Parsippany Hills goal and scored one in the season opener in Scotch Plains on September 7.

Arts and Entertainment
Powerful Production: Premiere Stage’s The Beautiful Dark Mesmerizes
Popcorn: “Getaway” - Road Outrage
Jersey Boy: Broadway Star to Perform Nation Anthem at Greta’s Run
Worthy Cause: 5K Run/Walk to Benefit Fight Against Myeloma
Charming Spoof: CDC’s Little Shop of Horrors Opens Oct. 11
Congratulations  - College Club of F-SP Announces Scholarships

Bringing Awareness - UC Student Organizes Dyslexia Conference

With Honors - U Mass Announces MS Student on Dean’s List
Awarded - Purdue University Confers Degree to WF Student
Great Job - Susquehanna Names SP Honors Student

SAFE PLAY...At the Shady Lane block party on September 7, Fanwood Rescue Squad members Ian Lewis, left, and Tom Kranz supervise safe play on one of the ambulances. 

Week in Sports WF’s Blue Tsunami Looking To ‘Overwhelm’ Opposition; Soccer Raiders Rise to Level Par. Hills Lady Vikings; St. George Grounds St. Jude For St. Bart’s Softball Title; Blue Devils Begin New Era, New Coach in Boys Soccer; Lady Blue Devils Looking To Be in Sync for Volleyball; Blue Devil Girls Face Very Challenging Season in Tennis; Blue Devil X-C Boys Expect To Be Group 4 Contenders; SPF Raider Girls Seeking Successful Volleyball Season ... Photos

Summary Of Community Posts
See all 2013-09-16 Westfield - Attention downtown retailers and restaurants. Girls' Night Out is scheduled for Thursday, October 17, 2013 from 5 to 9 pm. If you want to participate in this event, please register this week. Contact Beth Brenner, Downtown W
See all 2013-09-15 Fanwood-Scotch Plains - The Fanwood-Scotch Plains Community of Girl Scouts will hold an informational meeting for adults and girls interested in joining Girl Scouts on Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 7:00 pm in the dining room of Fanwood Pr
See all 2013-09-13 Cranford - The September monthly meeting of Amateur Astronomers, Inc. will be held on Friday, September 20, at 8:00 pm, in the Roy Smith Theater on the Cranford campus of Union County College, 1033 Springfield Ave, Cranford. Amateur Astron
See all 2013-09-12 Westfield - The Town of Westfield will begin improvements on Lot #4 (located between Elm Street & Mountain Avenue) on or about Monday, September 16. The work will include installation of new drainage structures, new granite block curbing,
See all 2013-09-12 Westfield - The public is invited to the Westfield Memorial Library on Saturday, September 21, 2 p.m. where author Bill Foley will read an excerpt from his new book, "The Entitled" and answer questions. 1378982148
See all 2013-09-12 Fanwood-Scotch Plains - Area native Adam Biner returns home from the Great White Way to teach acting to children and teens at the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA located at 1340 Martine Avenue in Scotch Plains on Thursdays beginning September 1
See all 2013-09-11 Westfield - The county mobile paper-shredding program for personal documents will be available on Saturday, September 28, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., rain or shine at the Westfield Memorial Pool located at 713 Cumberland Street in Westfield. Al
See all 2013-09-10 Rahway - Mayor Rick Proctor will resign his position, effective at 4:30 p.m. According to, He filed his resignation letter with the City Clerk's Office today but the single, 23-word sentence gave no explanation for his dep
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