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

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December 17, 2015
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Orchard Brook Project Back On, Easements to Be Sought

Planning Board Continues Hearing on Proposed 7-Eleven

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Council Winds Up 2015 Business With Affordable Housing Briefing
SP-F BOE Hears Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Report
Planning Board Turns Down Hetfield Avenue Subdivision

CF Okays Kindergarten Plan; Sets Fee At $6,600, Limits Program to 42 Children
CF Zoning Board Okays Emergency Generator, Garage Reconstructions

Disputed Nine Townhouse Devel. To Return Before Planning Board
GW Scores Above N.J. Average On PARCC
GW Planning Bd. Decides Not to Challenge Hidi Ruling

County Set to Okay Contract For Rahway Park Stadium
Attorney: County Wanted To Drop Case Against Officer

Political Correctness Can Obscure Our Rich and Diverse Traditions
Thank You, Retiring Officials, For Your Service to Community

USAF Band at the Smithsonian

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Happy New Year 2016


CHALLENGING AFTERNOON...The Cougar girls have stiff competition against the Blue Devils. Pictured, left to right, are: Lauren Byrne (jr.),Ashley Caves (sr.), Emily Wilson (soph) and Bella De Simone 

Cranford History - Historical Preservation Adv. Bd. Highlights Cranford DVD

Become an Actor - Actor’s Garage Open To Cranford Kids

Enrichment Classes - S.T.E.M. Classes On Tap For Kids
Winter Classes - Openings Still Available For Cranford Winter Recreation
Arts & Entertainment
Youth Music Programs - Cranford Recreation Offers Children’s Music Programs
Brass Quintet - St. Paul’s Church Reveals Christmas Season Schedule
Guys and Dolls - NJYT Alums to Appear in Guys and Dolls Concert
Tribute Opens in March - Steve Lemenille to Direct Tribute at Westfield Community Players

’TWAS NEARLY TWO WEEKS BEFORE CHRISTMAS...Santa and his volunteers from the Fanwood Fire Department and Rescue Squad prep for the borough’s “Santa Run” on Saturday.

Week in Sports Cougar Wrestlers Looking To ‘Step Up’ Another Notch; Lady Blue Devils Reorganize To Face Challenge in Hoops; Blue Devil Swim Boys Down Cranford Cougars; Cranford Lady Cougars Plan To Roar in Hoops this Season; Health The Key to Cougars’ Fortunes in Boys Basketball; Blue Devils Down Cranford In Girls 

Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2015-12-23 Westfield - Robotics Club will be hosting its second annual Robotics competition on January 10th 10:30-5:00 at the Westfield High School. Twenty four robots from around the state will be participating in this FIRSTTech Challenge meet. West
See all 2015-12-23 Garwood - Recycle, Reuse, Gift Packaging. Please Recycle All of Your Christmas Paper and Packaging. Remember, there is no reason for the amount of garbage we residents put out for pickup in the days after Christmas to be any more than usua
See all 2015-12-17 Westfield - Board of Education invites residents to attend any of the four public meetings scheduled in January to learn and ask questions about the January 26, 2016 school bond referendum. There are two proposals in the bond; one which ad
See all 2015-12-17 Westfield - Board of Education invites residents to attend any of the three public meetings scheduled in January to learn and ask questions about the January 26, 2016 school bond referendum. There are two proposals in the bond; one which a
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
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The Westfield Leader and The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Times
PO Box 250, 251 North Ave. West, Westfield, NJ 07091
Tel 908 232-4407; fax 908 232-0473