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

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September 3, 2015
(Archives to 1907)
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Garwood Home Depot Granted Outdoor Storage Improvements

Pink Flamingos Flocking In WF For Good Cause

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Board OKs T-Mobile, Sprint Antenna on PSE&G Tower

MS Planning Board Approves Fitness Studio

Daycare Workers Charged With Having Kids Fight
Zoning Board OKs Above-Ground Pool

Councilwoman Tarantino Withdraws from Reelection

Peyton's Peek at the Week in Politics

Labor Day Means St. Bart’s Fest And Start of the School Year
More Attention Needs to Be Given to School Boards

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BLUE DEVIL SENIORS...Pictured, left to right, are: front row; Molly Bandelli, Carly McDevitt and Sarah Broughton; back row, Haley Reilly, Hannah Hawkins, Julia Frontero, Lauren Rigney and Olivia Luzzi.

High Ranking Locals - Regional Schools Announce Dean's Lists

Incoming Freshmen - Lehigh University Welcomes Regional Students

Making the Grade - County Vo-Tech Schools Score High in Nat. Survey
Hard Work Pays Off - Cranford Resident Earns Degree from Western Governors University
Prestigious - WHS Graduate Ionescu Enrolls at Colgate University
Arts & Entertainment
Popcorn - The End of the Tour:  Comes to Some Thoughtful Conclusions

Playin' in the Park -The Merchant of Venice Coming to Mindowaskin Labor Day Weekend

Students of the Stage - NJYT Performing Arts Classes To Begin
Music to Our Ears - Back in the Swing of Things at the NJWA Music Studio
Public Invited - Fanwood Poetry Series to Feature Kostos and Young

SOAKING IT UP...Children enjoyed the last week of summer vacation at Ponderosa Park in Scotch Plains. Scotch Plains-Fanwood Schools resume on Tuesday, September 8.

Week in Sports Deegan Routs Roselle A. Leg. For UC 50+ A Division Title; Football Blue Devils Focus On Conditioning & Execution; Raiders Seek Extra Effort For Girls Soccer Success; Cranford Soccer Girls Look To Rise in Watchung Division; Lady Soccer Blue Devils Will Pick Up Where They Left Off; Cougar Soccer Boys Look To Improve This Season; Blue Devil Girls Hope To Build on V-ball Success; Blue Devil Soccer Boys Look To ‘Solidify’ Backfield First

Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2015-09-05 Garwood - The Garwood Lions Club has extended an invitation to all borough senior citizens to attend the annual "Lions Club Senior Citizens Picnic" which will be taking place on Saturday, September 12, at the Garwood Knights of Columbus Ha
See all 2015-09-04 Scotch Plains - Watson Coleman Offers Tickets To Papal Address To Congress to see Pope Francis in person. Entries must be submitted no later than 11:59 p.m. on September 10th. For further details and to enter, visit
See all 2015-09-04 Westfield - Barbara Burton of the Westfield Historical Society will present "Hiking on The Appalachian Trail"; Friday, September 11 at 7:30 PM. The presentation will be held in the Community Room of the Westfield Municipal Building at 425
See all 2015-09-04 Scotch Plains - 911 Remembrance Service, Friday 9/11/2015 at 6:30 pm, In memory of those who lost their lives and to honor first responders that gallantly responded to rescue and save lives. 911/ Memorial Monument on the Alan Augustine Vil
See all 2015-09-04 County - Tickets are now on sale for this years Autumn Hayrides and Family Fun Around the Campfire. The first event will take place on Friday, September 18, at Warinanco Park in the Boat House area. Hayrides beginning at 6:30 pm and run un
See all 2015-09-04 Scotch Plains - The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Marching Band will host their 17th Annual Marching Band Festival on Saturday, September 19th, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. at SPFHS Varsity Field. The 180-member SPFHS Raider Marching Band will perform their
See all 2015-09-03 Rahway - Split Level Concerts presents Michael McDermott at The Loft at Union County Performing Arts Center. Michael McDermotts story is the classic tale of survival, perseverance, love and redemption. On stage, he pours every ounce of him
See all 2015-09-02 Fanwood - LaGrande Avenue motorists will face closures this week and next to allow for repaving of the street. On Thursday, Sept. 3, and Friday, Sept. 4, portions of LaGrande Avenue between Terrill Road and South Avenue will be closed from
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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