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August 20, 2015
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Garwood Council Set to Review Revised Permit Parking Proposal


Westfield
Stop & Shop Expansion Objector Files Court Appeal
 

Scotch Plains/Fanwood

Fanwood Council Approves Contract For Skate Park
Zoo Property to Be Off Limits To Development
 

Mountainside
MS Council Gives Update on Traffic Delays
 

Regional
Peyton's Peek at the Week in Politics
 

Editorial
Trump, Sanders Surge; Are Voters Tired of Politicians?
Bad Behavior of Pro Athletes Can Disappoint, Confuse Young Fans
 

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Sports

SLIPPING INTO THIRD...AJ Jersey boy Leo White slips into third base as Riversider Bill Moore stoops to get the ball in the fifth inning in the Union County Senior 50+ playoffs at Jerseyland Field in Scotch Plains on August 13.

Education
Developing Solutions - Innovation Became Reality In Westfield STEM Camp

Welcome Aboard - SP Resident Joins Wardlaw As Upper School Head

Nature Hike - W-H Students Take Trip to Guatemala and Belize
Cultural Ambassador - Jake Penders of Westfield Receives Fulbright Award
Entrepreneurial Experience - Westfield Chamber Invites Students to Business Meeting
Arts & Entertainment
Popcorn - Ricki and the Flash: No Flash in the Pan

Taking A Lesson - Monk Shares Herbal Lore at Master Gardeners’ Trailside Site

Festival Winner - Premiere Stages to Present The People Before the Park
Summer Lovin' - UCPAC To Hosts Grease Sing-a-Long Event Sept. 19
Roaring Twenties - The Wild Party to Bring Prohibition Era to Life
Community

VOLUNTEER OF MONTH...Mayor Colleen Mahr, left, presents a framed print of the historic train station to Girl Scout Kaavya Krishna-Kumar as her mother, Kalpana, right, looks on. The Girl Scout was honored by the mayor and borough council Monday night as volunteer-of-the-month for her Girl Scout project which involved decorating and installing six planters in Fanwood’s downtown.

Week in Sports Creative Ousts Kilkenny In U.C. 60+ Softball Playoffs; AJ ‘Jersey Boys’ Stun Riverside In UC 50+ Playoff Game 1; St. Joseph Thumps, St. Vincent In St. Bart’s League Ball; St. Nicks Claim Mersey Rule Victory Over St. Francis

Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2015-08-26 SUMMIT - The start of a roads microsurfacing project will begin August 27 through September 1, weather permitting. During the microsurfacing process, access to driveways will be prohibited until the application is dry. Residents should par
See all 2015-08-26 Westfield - Leader/Times Service Announcement: The dollars that usually just slip through your fingers will start working for you sooner than you think if you put them in a Leader/Times Classified Ad. Cost is little. Returns are big. See all 2015-08-25 Westfield - Troupe of Friends and the Westfield Recreation Department present free Shakespeare in Mindowaskin Park. This year, the troupe will perform the timeless comedy, The Merchant of Venice. Performances are Thursday, Friday and Satur
See all 2015-08-24 Westfield - Program for children & their parents; Rainbows is an international non-profit organization fostering emotional healing among children and their parents who are adjusting to a life altering crisis, due to death, divorce, separat
See all 2015-08-21 Scotch Plains - On Wednesday, Scotch Plains was on the receiving end of a nasty storm, resulting in the floods reminiscent of Hurricane Irene. Many motorists were stuck on Route 22 and Park Avenue, in addition heavy damage done to homes an
See all 2015-08-20 Scotch Plains - All of Route 22 in Scotch Plains has been reopened. The Park Avenue overpass is also open and all traffic lights appear functional. Tonight's car show and live concert in downtown Scotch Plains has been postponed until Sept
See all 2015-08-20 Scotch Plains - Route 22, Park Avenue issues continue in Scotch Plains Travel in Scotch Plains is still problematic today after yesterday's freak storm dumped several inches of water on the township. At this time, Scotch Plains advises: Dr
See all 2015-08-20 New Providence - New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra welcomes musicians to the organization at its first two Open House rehearsals of the season on September 17 and 24. Rehearsal times: Prelude 4:30-5:30; Intermezzo 5:45-7:00; Symphony
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The Westfield Leader and The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Times
PO Box 250, 251 North Ave. West, Westfield, NJ 07091
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