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

Newspaper Edition
August 11, 2016
(Archives to 1907)
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Westfield Re-Imposes Housing Fee on Developers

Bergen Laments Bail Reform Costs, Hails Shared Services
WF Zoning Board Okays 10 Applications

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Funding Options Outlined for FW Library Renovations
Future of Parker Gardens, Terrill Road Site In Flux
Acting SP Recreation Dir. To Vacate Post This Friday

CF 7-Eleven Decision Postponed Until October

Casale Plan Public Hearing Is Sept. 13 at Lincoln School

Kudos to Emergency Responders For Dedication and Selflessness
Surprise! New Jersey Ranks Among Most Expensive States

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MAKING CONTACT...Contact Lens & Vision star Joe DeRosa makes good contact with the ball in the Union County Senior 50+ playoff game against Top Line. DeRosa worked miracles with a multitude of spectacular catches in leftfield.

Making the Grade - Dean's, Honors Lists Told For FDU's Florham Campus

Blinding with Science - Westfield’s STEM Camp Wows Over 340 Students

Commencement - Local Students Graduate The University of Scranton
Take Flight - Kate Kengeri Graduates Renowned Space Camp
Top Grade - Saint Peter’s Prep Honor Roll Announced
Arts & Entertainment
Popcorn - Café Society: Great Expectations, Woody Style
Great Shot - Fanwood Photography Contest Wants Best Local Images
Upcoming Productions - Kelsey Theatre Tells 2016-17 Season
Musical Raiders - SP-F Marching Band To Host Annual Festival
Special Screening - Documentary on War Trauma To be Presented in Rahway

PACKED HOUSE...Residents come out en masse to hear the plans for a proposed expansion to the Fanwood Memorial Library.

Week in Sports St. Max Passes St. Matt In St. Bart’s Softball League; Contact Contacts in 6th, Tops Top Line in UC 50 Playoff; Wolfgang Rattles John Paul II In St. Bart Men’s Softball; Netherwood Sweeps Chico’s In A Division Semi; St. Vincent Avenges Loss, Beats Georgie in St. Bart’s Action

Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2016-08-17 Westfield The superintendent of schools has named an acting high school principal, even as the district has provided no explanation for the previous principal's now five-month absence. Assistant principal Derrick Nelson will serve in Westf
See all 2016-08-16 Fanwood - Because of the threatening weather forecasted for later today, the outdoor movie screening of The Good Dinosaur will be postponed until tomorrow, August 17, at 8 p.m. in La Grande Park. 1471372283
See all 2016-08-12 Region - The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is reminding employers to protect their workers from heat illness. Heat illness can be deadly. Three simple words can mean the difference between life and death: Water, Rest and Sh
See all 2016-08-11 Summit - The City of Summit is announcing a second public workshop meeting for the 2016 Summit Master Plan re:Vision. All interested citizens are invited and encouraged to attend. The session will be held at The Connection on 79 Maple St.
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
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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