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

Newspaper Edition
April 14, 2016
(Archives to 1907)
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Garwood Council Establishes Cap Bank

Construction to Rebuild Trader Joe’s Set For May
Grace Proposal Postponed, Two-Family Home OK’d

Scotch Plains/Fanwood

Zoning Board OKs House On Steeply-Sloped Lot

CF Introduces Ordinances, Saves on Utilities with Auction
Family Doctor to Move to New South Ave. Building
Hearing On Church Parking Lot Extended Until June
County Super Okays CF BOE Budget
CF Discusses $4 mil. Cap. Budget, FEMA Grants

UCEDC Continues Helping With Loans to Businesses
Peyton's Peek at the Week in Politics

Help Available Locally For Those Affected By Mental Health Issues
New Jersey Tax Freedom Day Stretches Out to May 12

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TAKING TIME TO POSE...Blue Devil Lady Laxers Julia Frontero (No. 7), Emily Shields (No. 18), Shelby Taylor (No. 22) and Claire Cassie (No. 21) take a timeout to pose for the camera.

Clean Out Closets - Park Middle School PTA To Hold Clothing Drive

Difference Makers - Foundation Will Honor Four Retiring Teachers

Questions Addressed
Westfield BOE to Hold Public Hearing on Budget
Plant With Purpose - Plant a Tree With a Treat at WHS
Science Focus - Compass Schoolhouse Holds Successful STEM Fair
Arts & Entertainment
Pump Boys and Dinettes - Refills are on the House at the Double Cupp Diner
Classical & Contemporary - Westfield Community Band Offers Annual Spring Concert
Annual Benefit - Date Announced for Annual Tour of Notable Homes
At the Rialto - Five Jewish Film Festival Films Offered this Spring
Prepared Performers - Junior Musical Club Presents Free Concert

THE ONE THAT GOT SET FREE...Gene Herre shows off his catch, which he later released, in Cranford’s Nomahegan Park on Saturday, the first day of trout season.

Week in Sports Johnson Crusaders Shut Out WF Softball Blue Devils; Raider Baseballers Bombard Highlanders in 6-Innings; WHS’s Tennis History: Second to Very Few (Devil's Den); WF Blue Devils Blank Raiders In Boys Tennis Rivalry; Pioneers Survive Furious Rally To Nip Cougar Lax Boys; Blue Devils Win Thriller Over Morristown in Girls Lax; Lady Softball Cougars Prey On Union Farmers; IMG Academy Boys Outpace Blue Devils in Lacrosse

Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2016-04-20 Mountainside - Rotary Club will be sponsoring a sewing machine collection for Sewing Peace on Saturday, May 21st. Unwanted and or used sewing machines can be dropped off at the Deerfield School parking lot located at 302 Central Avenue in
See all 2016-04-15 Union County - is sponsoring Archery Group Safety Lessons at Oak Ridge Park in Clark. Please visit for more details. Pre-registration is required. 1460746948
See all 2016-04-14 Scotch Plains - American Legion Post 209, located at 237 Park Avenue in Scotch Plains, NJ, will host its second annual TRICKY TRAY AUCTION on Saturday, April 30, 2016 at 8:00 pm. This event will be open to the public. Many of the local bus
See all 2016-04-14 Area - Reporters Sought. The Westfield Leader and Scotch Plains-Fanwood Times seek community-based reporters and photographers to cover local town council, school board, planning board, zoning board and recreation meetings in the Westfield
See all 2016-04-14 Westfield - Auditions: Beatrix Potter Musical Movie Seeking voice actors for a full-length live-action/animated musical based on the beloved stories of childrens author and illustrator Beatrix Potter. People of all ages are invited to audi
See all 2016-04-14 County - The Union County Bar Association recently honored Lindabury McCormicks Jack Boyle by presenting him with their Lifetime Achievement Award. This is only the 3rd time that the Nicholas D. Caruso Lifetime Achievement Award has been g
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
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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