Since 1890. New Jersey legal newspapers for communities of Union County, Westfield, Mountainside, Scotch Plains, Fanwood, Cranford and Garwood

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December 10, 2015
(Archives to 1907)
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Foerst Serves Last Meeting on Town Council After 12 Years

WF BOE Bids Farewell To Mattessich and Biegler
Rec. Commission Looks to Parks Improvements in ’16

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
SP Hears More From Wawa; Case to Stretch to February
Council Moves on Forest Rd. Park, Community House Improvements
Decision on SP Planner Delayed Until New Year

CF Bd. Unanimously Rejects Day-Care Center
CF Planning Board Gives Okay to Pipeline Regulations

GW Losing Police Officer, Eyeing New DPW Worker

County Okays $475,000 Settlement for Assault Claim
Peyton's Peek at the Week in Politics

At the Holidays and Always, Local Rescue Squads Need Our Support
Local Boards Offer Opportunities In Towns; Volunteer Now

USAF Band at the Smithsonian

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Your Holiday Greetings


STATE CHAMPS...The Cranford Cougars celebrate after defeating the Chatham Cougars at Cougar Stadium at Kean University in Union on December 4. Cranford finished with a perfect 12-0 record.

Hot Issue - Assembly Votes to Study Full-Day Kindergarten

Honor Roll - Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School - 1st Marking Period

Field Leaders - UCC Faculty Receive Recog. As Distinguished Educators
Good Cause - Union Catholic to Host Spec. Needs Teen Night
Arts & Entertainment
Live Music - Continuo Arts Adds Holiday Cheer to House Tour
Popcorn - Creed - The Comfort Food of Film
Roll Call - 1990 Sharps & Flats Sought For 25th Anniversary Concert
Broadway and Beyond - Ring in the New Year with New Jersey Festival Orchestra

HERE COMES SANTA...Santa listens to the children’s wish lists inside the gazebo on the corner of Front Street and Park Avenue during the Township of Scotch Plains’ annual Christmas celebration and Christmas tree lighting last Sunday.

Week in Sports Cranford Silences Chatham For Grid State Crown, 50-23; Blue Devils Reject Panthers For North 2, Group 5 Crown; Blue Devil B-Ball Boys May Have the Horses to Compete; Let’s Just Savor The 12-0 Season (Devil's Den); Raiders Expect Some Success From Some ‘No Name’ Matmen; Blue Devil Matmen Commit To Hard Work, Improvement Raider Boys Take to Court With New Hoops Head Coach; High Hopes, McKenna Takes Over Raider Girls Basketball

Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2015-12-16 Scotch Plains - Baptist Church Christmas Eve and New Years Eve Services. Please join Scotch Plains Baptist Church for its Christmas Eve Service on Thursday, December 24th at 7:00pm and its New Years Eve service on Thursday, December 31st a
See all 2015-12-13 Westfield - A dramatic reading of A Christmas Carol will be performed this Saturday, December 19th at 4 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Westfield (170 Elm St.) by Perry Award-winning actor Peter Horn. This abridged version of Dickens classic
See all 2015-12-10 Fanwood - The Police Department will be cracking down on drunk drivers as part of the annual holiday season Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over statewide campaign. Beginning December 11, 2015 and continuing through January I, 2016, local and st
See all 2015-12-08 Fanwood - Moms Demand Action, the Union County chapter are hosting a commemoration of the 3rd anniversary of their organization as well as the mass killing that took place at Sandy Hook elementary. The event will be taking place this Sunda
See all 2015-12-06 Westfield - Community Players continues its 2015-16 season with its second production, HOT L BALTIMORE, the funny and sad drama by Lanford Wilson. Hot L Baltimore was the winner of the New York Drama Circle Award, the Obie Award and th
See all 2015-12-04 Westfield - Presbyterian Church in Westfield will hold its annual Live Nativity Sunday Dec. 6th at 1:00-3:30 on the Front Lawn (140 Mountain Ave). All are welcome! There will be a Live Nativity, hot chocolate, Christmas songs and a live pe
See all 2015-12-04 Garwood - Dog Licenses are due during the month of January in the Borough of Garwood. To obtain or renew your license, visit the Municipal Clerk's office at 403 South Avenue, Garwood, Monday through Friday, between 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. P
See all 2015-12-04 Metlife Stadium - Westfield 10, Bridgewater-Raritan 7 for the State High School Football Championship; North 2, Group 5. A terrific battle, congratulations to both teams 1449227787
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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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