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March 19, 2015
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Westfield BOE Gives Okay To Lights at Kehler Stadium

Musicians Have Outgrown Band Room Space At WHS

Scotch Plains-Fanwood
SP Council Votes to Abolish Recreation Commission 
Council Votes to Abolish Recreation Commission 
Mun. Tax Rate Flat Under 2015 SP Budget Proposal
Fanwood Council Establishes Contribution For LOSAP Awards

GW Planning Bd. Postpones Vote on Townhouse Development
GW Teachers Protest Delay on New Contract
GW Council Working To Reduce Budget Hike

Freeholders Hear Budgets From Three More Depts.
County Looks to Cut Abuse Of Sick Leave, Workers’ Comp.

N.J. Shouldn’t Look to Lottery, Gambling as Revenue Generators
From Whitman to Christie, Pensions Have Been Abused

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STRIKING ICE GOLD...The NJ Devils PW Red hockey team struck gold at Lake Placid. Pictured, left to right, are: kneeling; Jack Pryma, Kyel Snyder, Austin Kramer, Andrew Walsh and Max Bock; second row, Andy Lumelleau, Patrick Lumelleau, Julian Poole, Alex Popov, Leo Shear and Pierce Monsey; back row, Coach Paul Boesgaard, Justin Hornstein, Kieran Hollander, Thomas Pelliccio, Kyle Remo, Will Gamba, Aidan Cass, Alex Loschert and Coach Tiger Cass.

Dollars for Students - SPF Scholarship Foundation Begins Dollars for Students

Semifinalist - RIS Student Advances to Geo Bee State Competition

Colorful Downtown - National Youth Art Month Celebrated in Westfield
Open Houses - Pingry Announces Open House for Summer Programs
Maple Sugar - Maple Sugar Sunday on Tap At Miller-Cory Museum

Arts & Entertainment
Western Art - WF Art Association Presents The History of Western Art

Hairspray - Union Catholic Performing Arts Co. Presents Hairspray

Centennial Concert - Jr. Musical Club Announces Free Centennial Concert
Annual Gala - Ray Catena Sponsors NJ Festival Orchestra Gala
Grease Now Playing - Grease Is More Than a Word at Scotch Plains-Fanwood High

GIRL SCOUT WEEK...FW Mayor Colleen Mahr poses with three Girl Scouts, from Troops 40220 and 40274, representing SP and FW Girl Scouts, at the borough council meeting Monday night. The Scouts received a proclamation from the mayor and council marking Girl Scout Week and, in turn, the Scouts presented the mayor and council with a couple of boxes of Girl Scout cookies. The Scouts said more than 48,000 boxes of cookies have been sold during the current sales drive by area Scouts, with booth sales starting in the area Saturday.

Week in Sports Lady Blue Devils’ Very Tough Basketball Schedule Paid Off; Westfield Boys’ Swim Season Had an Unfamiliar Ending; Lady Cougars Show Growth By End of Basketball Season; Blue Devil Matmen Matured, Finished With Key Victories; SPF Raiders Faced Tall Order During 
Boys Hoops Season; Westfield Swim Girls Finish 9-4, Bowed in Public A Section Semi  ... Photos

Summary Of Community Posts
See all 2015-03-16 Green Brook - Celiacs of Central NJ Meetup is holding its first gathering at Carrabbas Italian Grill, 200 US Hwy Route 22, Green Brook, NJ on Tuesday, March 24 at 7:00pm. All gluten-free diners are welcome to join us. Please RSVP at http:/
See all 2015-03-16 Westfield - Tour of Notable Homes in Westfield by the Friends of NJ Festival Orchestra Saturday, May 9th, 2015 - A stylish medley of five residences representing a range of architectural influences and design sensibilities will be open Sat
See all 2015-03-11 Cranford - On March 11, 2015 at approximately 4:36am the Cranford Police Department was notified of an attempted ATM (automated teller machine) theft at TD Bank (465 E South Ave). TD Bank security personnel reported multiple suspects on sc
See all 2015-03-10 Union County Now that milder weather is here, road crews will be out in force to repair the many potholes that cropped up this winter. County roads are identified by their blue route signs, which include the letters CR followed by a th
See all 2015-02-26 Westfield - The Garden Club of Westfield will sponsor a program on Healthy Cooking at Home on March 10, 2015, 12:00 noon at St. Helens Church Parish House, 1600 Rahway Ave., Westfield (intersection with Lamberts Mill Rd.). Ms. Lindsay Roth
See all 2015-02-26 Summit - The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey and The Film Society of Summit present an evening of contemporary art and documentary film. Art, music, and photography come together in Her Aim is True that tells the story of Jini Dellaccio,
See all 2015-02-25 Rahway - The Union County Performing Arts Center is showing the original 1920 silent film The Mark of Zorro starring Douglas Fairbanks and Noah Beery. Shown with live organ accompaniment on UCPACs restored original Wurlitzer organ. Happeni
See all 2015-02-25 Area - Water main break slows Martine Avenue traffic. An overnight water main break is causing emergency road work on Martine Avenue in front of Union Catholic High School in Scotch Plains. The road is open now but with heavy delays. Marti
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