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May 14, 2015
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Firefighters Promoted During Westfield Council Meeting

Bd. OKs Liv. Street Plan, Denies Broad St. Appeal

Scotch Plains-Fanwood
Zoning Bd. Has Full Agenda Heading Into Summer
BOE Discusses Architect To Assess Facility Needs

CF BOE Passes State Mandate, Stays Pay Resol.
CF Planning Bd. OKs Burnside Ave. Subdivision
Zoning Board Denies Heritage Square Townhomes

GW Council Eyes Further Changes to Permit Parking
GW BOE Okays $8.7-Million Budget

Freeholders to Hold Budget Hearing Tonight at 6 p.m.

Spring Is Here! Our Towns Offer Much to Celebrate the Season
Lesniak Bill to Dole Colleges More Taxpayer Money Is Bad Idea

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SWEET TASTE OF VICTORY...Albert Gargiulo wears a huge grin as he leaps onto the pile after the Cougars defeated Governor Livingston, 3-1, for the Union County Tournament championship at Kean University in Union on May 9.

Manhattan Bridges - Westfield Library to Feature Manhattan Bridges Program

Improve Memory - Westfield Area Y to Focus On Improving Memory

Cranford's History - Cranford Hist. Soc. to Hold Heritage Walk This Sunday
Tavern Tour - Genealogical Society Plans Tour Today of Historic Inn
First Aid Class - First Aid Class to Be Held In Fanwood
Arts & Entertainment
Lift Up Your Hearts - Music Sunday to Be Held May 17 at Willow Grove

Touch-a-Truck - Cranford Library to Hold ‘Touch-a-Truck’ June 13

British Perform - British Invasion to Perform For Benefit in Cranford
Poetry Reading - FW Poetry Series to Feature Acclaimed Poet Gerald Stern
Spelling Bee - Westfield Community Players Know How to S-p-e-l-l

THAT’S ITALIAN...Jan Rubia sells Italian imports during Fanwood’s first annual arts and crafts fair at the Fanwood Historic Train Station on Saturday.

Week in Sports Blue Devil Boys Top Cougars In UCT Boys Lax Semis; WF Blue Devil Boys Capture Watchung Conf. Track Crown; Cougars Topple Highlanders For UCT Baseball Crown; Cougars Plate 3 in 6th, Beat SPF Baseball Raiders; AL Johnson Crusaders Blank Blue Devils in Softball; Blue Devil Boys Sting Summit For UCT Lax Title in 3 OT; GL Highlanders Edge Cougars For UCT Softball Crown; GL Highlanders Erupt in 3rd To Chill Blue Devil Nine

Summary Of Community Posts
See all 2015-05-20 Cranford - annual Memorial Day Parade will take place on Monday, May 25th. Line up begins at the Community Center, 220 Walnut Ave in Cranford at 8:30 a.m. and marching commences at 9:00 a.m. ending with a traditional memorial ceremony at M
See all 2015-05-14 Garwood - will hold its 19th Annual Town Wide Yard Sale on Saturday & Sunday, June 13th & June 14th, between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. To participate, you must register at Borough Hall by June 12th, in person or by calling 789-0710 or email
See all 2015-05-08 Westfield - On June 6, The Education Fund of Westfield is sponsoring The Amazing Race for children from kindergarten through fifth grade. You are invited to bring your family to Kehler Stadium on Saturday morning, June 6. Have you ever tri
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
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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