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August 4, 2016
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Westfield Planning Board Okays Lot Split on Cranford Avenue
Sign Up Here for Westfield Firefighter Golf Outing, August 15 at Echo Lake CC

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
FW to Pay Volunteers; FSPRA Seeks Debt Help
SP Council Feuds Over School Parking
Frankís Auto in Fanwood Gets Expansion Approval
New Top Cop Promises More Community Involvement

Mountainside
MS Tax Reval. To Cost $200,000 to $250K
MS Racquet Club Gets Okay For New Clay Courts 

Cranford 
CF Board of Education Sets Goals for 2016-17 Year

Garwood 
GW Planning Okays Non-Conformity Request 

Editorial
Wishing Success to Olympians As the Games Get Underway
Banning Distracting Devices Wonít Stop Distracted Students

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Sports

OUT AT THE PLATE...Westfield White pitcher Noah Fischer puts the tag on Summitís Joe Fagan in the second inning of the New Providence Gold League semifinal game at Gumbert 2 Field in Westfield on July 26. Westfield won 9-7.

Education
Big Effort - Westfield Grad Earns Two College Degrees

In Full Swing - Extended School Year Program Strengthens Skills

Grants for Students - Scotch Pl.-FW Scholarship Foundation Awards $142,860
Great Job - 52 Awards Earned by WHS Students on Nat. Latin Exam
Bright Future - Niklas Birse of Westfield Attends Leadership Program
Arts & Entertainment
Popcorn - Star Trek Beyond Once More into the Allegory
Huge Honor - Alexandra Jackman Receives National Award for Documentary
Incoming - Visual Arts Center Announces New Director
Competition - Union Chinese School Speech Contest Winners Announced
Free Program - Verdi and Puccini to be Performed at SWSCH
Community

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT...Kids learn about the various equipment used by the Union County SWAT team during Scotch Plainsí National Night Out event at Alan Augustine Village Green on Tuesday evening.

Week in Sports WF 11U White Edges Summit In N. Prov. Gold Playoffs; Livingston Jars WF Blue For New Prov. Gold 12U Title; So. Orange-Maplewood Passes WF White for 11U Title; Sofa Kings Cruise in Opener, Race Down Darby Road; Sofa Kingsí Late Snag Edges Five Guys in Playoff Semi; Chicoís Skips by Chaz Brown In SP A Division Playoff

Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2016-08-08 Cranford - The Cranford Police Department will be conducting a D.W.I. Checkpoint within the Township from 9 pm on September 2nd until 3 am on September 3rd, 2016 1470681534
See all 2016-08-08 Union County - Dispatch Center Adds 911 Texting. The new texting service is intended to provide the public with an alternative means of contact in unusually dangerous circumstances, or in case a relay service for the disabled is unavailabl
See all 2016-08-08 World - Delta Air Lines has grounded flights and predicted widespread cancellations Monday after a power outage hit its computer systems globally, disrupting the travel plans of thousands of passengers. 1470657893
See all 2016-08-05 Union County Surrogate James LaCorte will host evening hours at the Scotch Plains Township Hall (430 Park Avenue, Room 202) on Monday, August 8 from 5-6 p.m. by appointment only. The Surrogate is responsible for administering the estate of
See all 2016-08-01 Westfield - Advisory: NS TRAIN STATION LOT TO CLOSE AT 1PM TUES, 08/02, FOR NATIONAL NIGHT OUT. USE SS TRAIN FOR COMMUTER PICK-UP. Westfield Police Chief David C. Wayman has announced the Northside Train Station parking lot will close at a
See all 2016-07-28 Area - The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for Union County from 8 PM EDT this evening through Friday afternoon. Showers and thunderstorms will be moving into the region from the west early this evening and will ove
See all 2016-07-28 Garwood - Union County Mosquito Control will be spraying for adult mosquitoes tonight, July 28, 2016, 7 PM - 12 AM Garwood - Liberty Ct 1469742253
See all 2016-07-28 Fanwood - Effective Saturday, July 30, the Borough of Fanwood reminds residents that there will be no more Saturday hours at the Fanwood-Scotch Plains Recycling Center. We thank the dedicated employees and volunteers of the Recycling Assoc
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PO Box 250, 251 North Ave. West, Westfield, NJ 07091
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