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May 21, 2015
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Para-Professionals Decry Change From Full-Time to Part-Time

Scotch Plains-Fanwood
Michelle Willis Begins Tenure As Scotch Plains Library Director
Vo-Tech BOE Reinstates 16 of 44 ‘Pink Slipped’ Teachers
Township Council Repeals Abolishment of Recreation Commission 

Cranford
CF Receives $1.9 Mil. Bid For North Ave. Train Station Plaza
District Celebrates Student, Staff Achievements
Firefighters Promoted; DMC Budget Passed
Council Honors Emergency Services, Community Volunteers

Garwood
BOE to Respond To Teacher Salary Schedule

Region
Springfield Seeks Help For Meisel Field Maintenance
Freeholders Hold Hearing On 2015 County Budget
RVSA to Change By-Laws; Reports on Excess Flows
Peyton's Peek at the Week in Politics

Editorial
Art of Police Brutality Is Not Appropriate For Young School Kids
Memorial Day Recalls Sacrifices Made Over Many Generations

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Sports

AWAITING THE THROW...Blue Devil catcher George Devanney awaits the throw as Mendham’s Tyler Hoops slides in to score the first run of the game in Westfield on May 13. Mendham eked out a run in the seventh to win, 4-3.

Education
Honor Roll - Terrill Middle School - 3rd Marking Period

Honor Roll - Roosevelt Intermediate School - 3rd Marking Period

Honor Roll - Park Middle School - 3rd Marking Period
Well Done - Local Student Earns Scholarships From UM
Nice Job - Scotch Plains Resident Wins Award At Hamilton College
Arts & Entertainment
Spring Is Here - Visual Arts Center Exhibit Confabulates Gardens

Popcorn - 5 Flights Up - A Cut Above

Fine Artist - Honey Corbin to Participate In Exhibit at Booth Museum
Season Finale - NJ Festival Orchestra to Present Carmina Burana Saturday, May 30
Public Invited - Continuo Arts Holds Free Concert; Auditions Open
Community

BEGINNING HER ROLE...New Scotch Plains Public Library Director Michelle Willis, who formerly headed the library's children's department, returns to her old haunt last week to read a book with township resident Addie Bozetarnik.

Week in Sports No. 4 Blue Devil Boys Batter No. Brunswick Laxers; W. Morris Mendham Burns Blue Devil Baseball Boys; The Rinaldi Sibs Two-of-a-Kind; Lady Blue Devils Rout Rams In Lacrosse 1st Round; Raiders Bombard Barringer In Baseball Sectionals; Raiders Rout Iselin Kennedy
In Boys Tennis Sectional; Rodgers Gets 100th Victory In SPF Raider Boys Tennis; Raider Boys Get 2nd, WF 4th at Union County Track Meet

Summary Of Community Posts
See all 2015-05-27 Cranford Police - Yesterday we posted a video to Facebook. It shows a suspect stealing a change dispenser from the Dunkin Donuts on Raritan Rd. Hoping for a little online exposure for the video if possible. "On 5/20/2015 at approximately 3
See all 2015-05-27 Westfield - Auditions: the Merchant of Venice Trilogy Repertory and Troupe of Friends announce auditions for Shakespeares The Merchant of Venice. Sunday, May 31st from 1-3pm at the gazebo in Mindowaskin Park, E. Broad St., Westfield, N
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
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PO Box 250, 251 North Ave. West, Westfield, NJ 07091
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