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

Newspaper Edition
October 8, 2015
(Archives to 1907)
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Westfield Council Passes $2.78 Million Bond Ordinance For New Equipment

Westfield (Details, Candidates Forum Friday Oct. 16 at 7 pm)
Turf Field Suggested For South End of Tamaques Park
Planning Board Denies Rahway Avenue Subdivision
BOE Hears Reports On Respect Week, Discipline 

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
SP Council Pondering Paid Parking In Downtown District
Generator, La Grande Tennis Courts Approved by FW Council
SP Board to Continue Wawa Hearing on October 29
Council Looks At Barnes Tract Redevelopment

Freeholder Candidates Debate Rahway Park, At-Large Voting

Road Salt Prices Jump 20 Percent, Freeholders Told
We Consider Proportional Districts Neither Outrageous Nor Insulting
Best Wishes and Special Thanks To George Weiss of Fanwood

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SERVING IN THE PINK...Blue Devil Lizzy Sottung serves while a crowd dressed in pink observe during the annual “Pink Out” game at Westfield High School on October 2. The Blue Devils defeated the Raiders in two sets.

Prospective Students - Bishop George Ahr HS to Hold Open House on October 18

Recognition - Mount Saint Mary Academy Announces AP Scholars

High Marks - St. Peter’s Prep Announces Honor Pin Recipients
Honors Program - SPFHS Students Attend Future Science Leaders Congress
Great Job - Wardlaw-Hartridge Seniors Named Commended Students
Arts & Entertainment
Season Opener - Westfield Community Players Starts Fall with Durang Play
Rehersals Underway - Born Yesterday to Feature Local Actors at Historic CDC Theatre
Serenades - Presbyterian Church Holds Free Concerts
New Exhibit - Origami on Display At Westfield Library
Uplifting - NJFO Opens New Season With Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue

FAIR FREEBIES...Mayor Kevin Glover gives away beanie babies to children during Scotch Plains Day on Sunday, October 4, held in the downtown.

Week in Sports Cougar Gridders Overwhelm Summit Hilltoppers; Blue Devils’ Defense ‘Sacks’ Linden Tiger Gridders; Westfield Volleyballers Top Raiders On ‘Pink Out’ Night; Lady Blue Devils Hang On, Defeat Cougars in Soccer; Devil's Den - ‘Other’ Football Team Had Humble Beginnings; Raider Footballers Fall Short To N. Hunterdon Lions; Lady Cougar Gymnasts Nip WF Blue DevilsField Hockey Blue Devils Rout Koinonia in UCT Playoff

Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2015-10-14 Summit On Sunday, October 18th, the Summit Police Department will participate in Summits first annual City Heritage Day. The event, organized by the Common Council and the Department of Community Programs, will be held on the Village Green
See all 2015-10-13 County - Four Centuries in a Weekend Celebration, the Archeological Society of New Jersey will hold a special meeting at Maskers Barn on Saturday, Oct. 17. The barn, which is part of the Deserted Village, is in the Watchung Reservation. On
See all 2015-10-12 Fanwood - There is a power outage in parts of the north side of Fanwood due to a transformer fire on North Avenue at about 5pm today. PSE&G crews are on scene. No word on when power will be restored, but they are working on it. Borough of
See all 2015-10-09 Cranford - Rabid cat: Between October 4th and October 5th the Cranford Police Department received reports from three separate residents that were bitten by a stray cat. All three victims came into contact with the cat in the area of Orchar
See all 2015-10-08 Summit The City of Summit Department of Community Services has announced the closure of several alleyways in the downtown beginning at 11PM on Sunday, October 11 through 7AM on Tuesday, October 13, weather permitting. The closure will perm
See all 2015-10-07 Scotch Plains - Interested in joining the Junior League of Elizabeth-Plainfield? The fall membership drive is underway! Please join us at JLEPs Fall 2015 Happy Hour on Tuesday, October 13th at Stage House Tavern in Scotch Plains at 7:30pm.
See all 2015-10-07 Region - Fraud alert: Residents have received automated phone messages claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service. The message given states: Hello, we have been trying to reach you. This call is an official and final notice from IRS,
See all 2015-10-06 Scotch Plains - The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Board of Education will hold a Candidates Forum with prospective candidates to fill three positions on the board at the November 3 election. This meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 21, 2015
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The Westfield Leader and The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Times
PO Box 250, 251 North Ave. West, Westfield, NJ 07091
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