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April 30, 2015
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WF Council Adopts 2015 Budget; Discusses Road Maintenance
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Westfield
BOE Adopts $104 Mil. Budget, $95-Mil. Tax Levy
DWC Says Girls’ Night Out Was Another Big Success

Scotch Plains-Fanwood
Planning Bd. Delays Action On Cooper Rd. Subdivision
Township Council Faces Decision As Rec. Panel Petition Is Certified
SP-F BOE Discusses Possible Upcoming Projects
New Design Is Proposed For Fanwood Skateboard Park
Township Council to Act On $3.4 M Cap Bond Next Week

Cranford
CF BOE Presents ‘15-16 Budget of $58 Mil.
Barker Lounge, Multi-Family OK’d by Zoning Bd.

Garwood
GW Adopts $7.8-Mil. Budget, OKs Amended Police Contract

Region
County Looks to Improve Ash Brook Course Drainage

Editorial
Taxes Continue to Rise Locally; Is Retirement Possible In N.J.?
Will Opinions on NJ Corruption Impact Elections, Change Things?

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Sports

The winning distance medley relay in the 1995 Championship of America race at Penn Relays was the WHS foursome of (from left) Matt Elmuccio, Lawrence Ho, John O’Brien and Ted Kilcommons.

Education
Basket Weaving - Miller-Cory to Feature Basket Weaving Sunday

Doll History - ‘My Doll & Tea’ to Be Held Sunday at Hetfield House

Heaven and Hell - Seminar Starts Sunday On Heaven and Hell
Learning Experience - One-Act Play Competition For Teens in Union County
Revolutionary Patriots - DAR to Spotlight Patriots Of African Descent Saturday
Arts & Entertainment
Friday Films - Library Movies During May Inspired By ‘Created Equal’

Ballet - Kean Stage Presents Contemporary Ballet

Paintings By Hecht - Westfield Library Featuring Art By Jane Rocca Hecht
Spring Concert - Violist Brett Deubner Featured in Concert Celebrating Bach & Sons 
Willy Wonka - JCC Youth Theater Group Presents Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
Community

YOUNG SEEDLINGS...Potted tree seedlings, provided through a post-Hurricane Sandy recovery program, are distributed following Fanwood's Arbor Day celebration at Carriage House Park on Friday.

Week in Sports Cougars Pour it on in 6th, 7th To Top GL Highlanders; Blue Devil Boys’ Big ‘D’ Stuns Summit Hilltopper Laxers; Tigers Roar with 5 in Ninth, Burn Baseball Blue Devils; Softball Raiders Slug Way Past UC Vikings in UCT; Baseball Raiders Knock Off No. 9 BrH2O Panthers; Baseball Cougars Rally Past Blue Devils, in Seventh; Wat. Hills Warriors Shut Out Lady Softball Blue Devils; Blue Devils Go on Offensive, Rock Raiders in Softball; Lady Blue Devils’ Late Scoop Halts Mt. Lakes Laxers... Photos

Summary Of Community Posts
See all 2015-05-06 Westfield - May 12, 2015 at St. Helens Church, 1600 Rahway Ave., Westfield, 12;00 NOON: The Garden Club of Westfield will hold its May meeting. Mrs. Rosemary Shire will present a slide show that merges great art and gardens of Italy. Rosem
See all 2015-04-30 Westfield - Police Department is looking for a missing man, 75-year-old James Flynn of Westfield. James Flynn was reported missing from his residence on the 400 block of West Broad Street in Westfield late on Wednesday, April 29. Mr. Flynn
See all 2015-04-30 Westfield - Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today announced he will hold a town hall meeting on Monday, May 4 in Berkeley Heights his 33rd in-person town hall meeting. Congressman Lance is expected to give an update on the first 100 days
See all 2015-04-28 Fanwood Gas station fire causes road, bridge closures. Due to a fire at a gas station, North Avenue, between Westfield Road and Seneca Place, and the Hetfield Avenue Bridge are closed. Chief Richard Trigo 1430254054
See all 2015-04-27 Plainfield - On May 17 at 3 pm, Crescent Concerts presents spring concert, All Creatures Great and Small, featuring music by Haydn, Mendelssohn, Copland, Rutter, and more! Crescent Ave Presbyterian Church, 716 Watchung Ave. Tickets are $5
See all 2015-04-23 SUMMIT - Marylou Hillyer Members Show & Sale 2015 - Join the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey on Friday, June 26 for the Opening Reception of the Members Show & Sale. This annual exhibition features the artwork of up to 200 of our talented
See all 2015-04-21 Summit - This Saturday at 11am, New Jersey Internet Radio www.njir.net will webcast the boys Lacrosse game between Westfield High School and Summit High School. Two of the best teams in the state square off in Summit. The radio Play by Pla
See all 2015-04-15 Westfield - Start off your Memorial Day weekend with a blast and help a good cause. Join together with your friends or family, and consider forming a team of 5 to 8 players to participate in the 5th Annual Charity Wiffle Ball Tournament be
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PO Box 250, 251 North Ave. West, Westfield, NJ 07091
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