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

Newspaper Edition
November 19, 2015
(Archives to 1907)
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Three New Firefighters Sworn In, WFD Resumes Full Manpower

Twisted Mustache to Roam Westfield During Holidays
WF BOE Explains Reasons for $12 Mil. in Bonds

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
School Board Awards Expansion Contract
SP Nears Decision On Downtown Planner
SP Plains Mulls Wider Deer-Reduction Program
FW Residents Ask Council For Referendum on Recycling
FW Bd. Approves Sheds, Gets COAH Update

CF Zoning Bd. OKs Mixed-Use Construction

Four-Story, 300-Unit Project Proposed For Casale-Petro Site
GW BOE Affirms Election Results, Mum on Open Seat

Freeholders Okay Projects For Cart Paths, Jail Food
RVSA Hikes Assessments; GW, SP to See Biggest Jumps

Be Thankful for Our Community, Friends and Sharing with Family
Paris Reminds Us Anew of Need For Global Response to Terror

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GETTING A GOOD BLOCK...Cougar Brian McGovern, No. 31, gets a good block from Ryan Bakie, No. 4, in the playoff game against Voorhees at Memorial Field in Cranford on November 13. The Cougars won big, 56-7.

Notable People - SP-F Hist. Soc. Reschedules Marie Leppert Presentation

Early American - Miller-Cory Welcomes All For Colonial Thanksgiving

Remain Calm - NAMI Meeting to Address Handling Holiday Stress
The Way It Was - Public Is Given Opportunity To Learn Cranford History
Balancing Act - Parent Workshop Tackles Pros/Cons of Youth Sport
Arts & Entertainment
Fun Programs - Township Library Invites Youngsters to ‘Act It Out’
Abbey Road - Westfield Library Program To Spotlight The Beatles
New Production - Terrill Middle School Players Present Little Women
Celtic Celebration - Methodist Church to Host Irish American Music
Season's Greetings - Maestro Wroe, NJFO Present Concerts to Celebrate the Holidays 

PROUD TO SERVE...Mayor Colleen Mahr, center, and Borough Council members Kathy Mitchell and Tom Kranz, pose for a photo with VFW and American Legion officials and family members of Fanwood residents now serving in the military during the Veterans' Day ceremony in Fanwood on November 11.

Week in Sports Cougars’ Quick Strikes Stun Vikings in Grid Playoff; Westfield Runs Over Cougars In Section Grid Playoff; Gymnasts Developed Into a Bunch of 10s (Devil's Den); Minutemen Stun Raiders In Boys Soccer Section Semis; Raiders Win Grid Finale Over West Windsor-Pl. South; SPF Soccer Girls Season Ends With Loss to Bridgewater

Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2015-11-25 Westfield - The Franklin School PTO invites all to shop for the holidays and stock up on books for the winter break at the three-day Scholastic "Monster" Book Fair on December 3 to 5. Each dollar collected will purchase a book for a child
See all 2015-11-22 Scotch Plains - The Scotch Plains Public Library will host an Hour of Code event on Thursday, December 10 from 11:30am to 6:30pm. Up to 12 people at a time can participate in simple one-hour tutorials that teach the basics of coding with t
See all 2015-11-19 Cranford - Trinity Cranford Episcopal Church is hosting a charity jewelry sale on Saturday December 5, 2015 from 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM in Witherington Hall at Trinity Church, 119 Forest Avenue, Cranford, NJ. Jewelry sale items include bracel
See all 2015-11-19 Summit SAGE Resale Shop located at 31B Chatham Road in Summit, is looking for donations of items that someone else may be interested in giving as a holiday gift this year. If you have unwanted merchandise that you cannot use, preferably ge
See all 2015-11-19 Roselle - You are all invited to our annual T hanksgiving Service of the Interfaith Coucil of Roselle-Roselle Park. It will take place at the Roselle United Methodist Church on Sheridan Ave on Nov.25th at 7pm. Ministers from various church
See all 2015-11-18 Nation - Airport Workers to Strike. Newark airport workers will hit the picket line at 9pm on November 18th. See the full Union Release here. With the upcoming T
See all 2015-11-18 Summit - A Season for Celebrating. NJ Intergenerational Orchestra presents a holiday program on December 20 at 3 pm. It will include selections from Handels Christmas and Hanukkah music. With the Summit Chorale and a musical instrument pet
See all 2015-11-17 Westfield - Using a pilot program statute approved by the NJ Legislature in 2001, Westfield has chosen to place delinquent property taxes on the Internet whereby an auction is held, available to anyone in the world, whereby winning bidders
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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