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April 7, 2016
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Westfield BOE Looks to Refinance $6.6 Mil. in Bond Debt from 2006

Westfield
WF Okays Cap Bank; Property Revaluation Likely
Apartment Complex OK’d For West Broad And Rahway
Rec. Commission Prepares For Opening of Pool Season

Scotch Plains/Fanwood

Glover and Smith File For Mayor; Gialanella Keeping Options Open
Station Square Project Enlarged To Include Affordable Units
Capital Ordinance To Be Introduced In Two Weeks
FW Planning Board Grants Variances

Mountainside
MS Supports Hike In Age for Tobacco Sales

Region
Candidates File for Offices at Federal, Municipal, County Level
NJAC Reviews Goals In Support of Counties
Kasich, Lance Get GOP Line In Union County

Editorial
First Pitch Has Been Thrown, Spring is Here
Campaigns Need to Emphasize Issues Over Tabloid-Style Tactics

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Sports

UNFORTUNATE COLLISION...Blue Devil catcher Devin Anderson’s ankle buckles under the slide of Raider Peter Yarem in the third inning of the season opener in Westfield on April 1. The Raiders topped the Blue Devils, 11-1.

Education
"Crimson Chorus" - Education Group Schedules Its 12th Appreciation Dinner

Special Presentation - Students Share Knowledge Of China from A to Z

Nice Job - Loyola University Maryland Announces Local Students to Dean’s List
Generous Grant - STEAM Museum Comes To Deerfield School
Abroad - Wardlaw-Hartridge Students Spend 10 Days in Spain
Arts & Entertainment
Good Cause - Westfield Teens Raise Money, Awareness for Soup Kitchen
Popcorn - Batman v Superman - Dawn of Justice The World is Too Much with Them
Carriage House - Fanwood Poetry Reading Will Feature Poems about Food
Busy Rehearsal - The Drowsy Chaperone Coming to CDC Theatre
Bicycle Ride - 13th Annual Tour De Elizabeth Announced 
Community

DEMOCRATS...Incumbent Mayor Kevin Glover, left, and township council candidate Luisa Bianco, right, will comprise the Democratic municipal ticket in Scotch Plains on the November ballot.

Week in Sports Blue Devil Laxer Boys Whip West Morris-Mendham; Raiders’ Aggressiveness Stuns Baseball Blue Devils in 6; Wins Keep On Coming, But State Title’s Elusive (Devil's Den); Raiders Stifle Cougars, Reclaim Boys Lax Cole’s Cup; Cranford Girls Roar Past Lancers in Lax Opener; Cougars ‘Strand’ Blue Devils In Baseball Showdown

Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2016-04-13 FLEMINGTON, N.J. Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today announced he will hold his annual Service Academy Information Fair for Seventh Congressional District high school students on Saturday, May 21 at Raritan Valley Community College. La
See all 2016-04-12 Fanwood - On Friday April 29th The Fanwood Shade Tree Commission will hold its annual Arbor Day Program. The event will take place at 4:00 PM in Carriage House Park on Watson Road. The Carriage House Arbor Day Poetry Prizes will be announc
See all 2016-04-12 Mountainside - Downed power line on Rt. 22 E. One lane closed E/B. PSE&G notified. Expect power outages and traffic delays. Sent by Allan Attanasio 1460466543
See all 2016-04-11 Scotch Plains - A Household Special Waste Collection event will occur on Saturday, April 23, so Union County residents can get rid of outdated or unwanted household chemicals, mercury thermostats, propane tanks, and automobile tires in an
See all 2016-04-09 Garwood - Baseball League Opening Day Parade and Ceremonies scheduled for 04/09/16 has been cancelled by the League due to weather forecast Sent by John Drone to Garwood, Garwood Live, GARWOOD VOICE (e-mail accounts, pagers, Cell phones) t
See all 2016-04-08 Cranford Hockey Club will be hosting tryouts for the upcoming 2016-17 season at Union Sports Arena. Tryouts will be held April 19th-21st for Mites through Midgets. Registration through the Cranford Hockey website should be done for each pl
See all 2016-04-08 Scotch Plains - Earth Day Celebration will be held on Saturday, April 23rd from 9am-11am at the Frazee House/Terry Lou Zoo property, 1451 Raritan Road, Scotch Plains. The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Community Garden will host the commemoration.
See all 2016-04-07 Fanwood - This shopping event will be held outside at the Train Station April 17, 2016 10 AM-5 PM. Enjoy shopping for antiques & vintage items from different vendors. There will be 75+ tables with vintage items, antiques, collectibles and
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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
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