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October 15, 2015
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Freeholder Hopefuls Believe Anger Over Taxes Could End Democratic Rule

Westfield (Details, Candidates Forum Friday Oct. 16 at 7 pm)
GOP Assembly Hopeful Sees N.J. Headed Way of Detroit, Greece
 

Mountainside
Board of Education Candidates Discuss Governor Livingston
 

Cranford
PSE&G CF Substation Belongs In ‘Industrial Section’
Board of Education, Police Cite Success of Resource Officer
 

Garwood
Council Tells Planning Board To Craft Redevelopment Plans
 

Region
Freeholders Okay $360,000 Spending on Equipment, Services
 
 
Editorial
Homelessness: Not Just In Cities, But Close to Home As Well
Leadership Becomes Stale, Corrupt When Unchallenged for Too Long

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Sports

SUDDEN IMPACT...About one third of the soccer ball disappears when Raider senior co-captain Caroline Babis, No. 13, gets a head on it in the game against the Kearny Kardinals in Scotch Plains on Thursday, October 8th. The Raiders won 2-0.

Education
Honor Roll - Westfield High Schools - 3rd Marking Period

Bright Futures - Kent Place Students Recognized for A.P. Exam Achievement

Courtesy & Respect - Christopher Academy Celebrates International Day of Peace
Staying the Course - 97 Percent of WHS Grads Continuing Education
Open to All - Wardlaw-Hartridge School Plans Annual Fall Fair
Arts & Entertainment
Popcorn - The Martian:  Houston, We Have a Hit
Fanwood Poetry Series - Readings By Penny Harter and Gary J. Whitehead
Costume Contest - The Optimist Club of Westfield to Present a Halloween Parade
Historical Program - Four Centuries in a Weekend Program Begins October 17
Tour - Hetfield House to Feature Local Battle Reenactments
Community

POLITICAL PITCH...Republican candidate for the New Jersey General Assembly’s 22nd district William “Bo” Vastine, left, chats with editor Brian Trusdell at the offices of The Westfield Leader and The Times. See video.

Week in Sports Westfield Blue Devils Rattle Ridge Red Devil Gridders; Soccer Raider Girls Ground Kearny Lady Kardinals; Blue Devils’ Late Goal Downs Highlander Soccer Boys; Lady Vikings Gain Revenge, Top Blue Devil V-Ballers; Devil's Den - Girls Soccer Was Smokin’ From Start; South Plainfield Tigers Blank Cougars in Field Hockey; Cougars Roll in 4th to Reject Voorhees Footballers; Tigers’ Pass Attack Staggers SPF Raider Footballers; Blue Devils Edge Cranford To Win Cougar Gym Invitational

Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2015-10-21 Fanwood - The annual Fanwood and Scotch Plains Halloween Parade and Costume Contest begins at 5 PM on Saturday, October 31st, with a performance of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow outside the Fanwood Memorial Library (North and Forest Avenues,
See all 2015-10-21 Scotch Plains - On October 31, from 3 to 6 pm at the Alan Augustine Village Green and the Municipal lot, the Community Events Committee of Scotch Plains presents the first annual Scotch Plains Halloween Celebration. Come in costume. The fe
See all 2015-10-20 Clark, NJ - The Original Art Collection of Nolan Willence to be sold at Live Auction on Wednesday, October 21 at 6 p.m. at the Gran Centurions, 440 Madison Hill Rd., Clark,NJ has been Cancelled. The event will be re-scheduled at some futur
See all 2015-10-18 Clark - Curvy Girls Scoliosis Support Groups will be having a fundraiser and awareness walk on October 31st from 10 am to 1 pm at Oak Ridge Park in Clark. The general event is free and will include craft and bake sale, trick or treating, a
See all 2015-10-16 New Providence - The Annual Street Fair is Sunday, November 1, 2015 10-5 PM. Held along Springfield Ave. from South St. to Livingston Ave, New Providence, NJ, 07974. Admission: Free. Organization Host: New Providence Business Community. Fo
See all 2015-10-16 Scotch Plains - Senior Citizen Appreciation Day to be held Thursday November 5th. Come out and celebrate the Seniors of Scotch Plains at Scotch Hills Country Club for Senior Citizen Appreciation Day on November 5th, sponsored by the Scotch
See all 2015-10-16 Lakehurst The 421st Explosive Ordnance Disposal is scheduled to conduct EOD training at the Dix ranges here Saturday. The training is scheduled to occur between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. During this time, the joint base community a
See all 2015-10-15 Westfield - The Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce (GWACC) Professional Womens Committee will hold a Women to Women networking for professional women on Wednesday, October 28, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at The Westwood, Garwood, NJ. Enjoy
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PO Box 250, 251 North Ave. West, Westfield, NJ 07091
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