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August 18, 2016
(Archives to 1907)
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Cranford Committee Bans Midnight Hours for Stores

Scotch Plains/Fanwood

FW Council Puts Open Space Tax on Election Ballot

MS Council Hears About Repaving Delay

Garwood Schools to Start Breakfast Program

County to Okay $1.12 M for Job Training, $59 M Bond

Banning A Sip of Coffee Wont Stop the Stupid
Fun Local Events Help Keep Summer Alive In Our Area

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GETTING BACK IN TIME...Deegan Roofer Tom Baldowski dives back into first base after a line drive back to the mound was snagged by Linwood Inn pitcher Richie Johns in the third inning at Memorial 2 Field in Linden on August 11.

Helping Hands - Students Make Service Trip to Guatemala, Belize

Top Choice - Newsweek Ranks Westfield High School 67th in US

Well Qualified - University of Rhode Island Announces Dean's List
Congratulations - Area Students Graduate From Susquehanna Univ.
Commencement - Area Residents Graduate From Marist College
Arts & Entertainment
Get Away From It All - Get Thee To A Glacier
Popcorn - Captain Fantastic: Father Knows Existentially
New Material - NJYT Performing Arts Classes To Begin in October
Ready, Set, Sing - The Celebration Singers Choirs Hold Auditions
Tryouts - New Jersey Youth Symphony Plans Auditions this Month

DONT EAT THE GREEN STUFF...A father schools his son in the finer points of shucking an ear of corn at the Scotch Plains Farmers Market last Saturday. Last week was also National Farmers Market Week.

Week in Sports Stage House Wins A Div. Title, Stomps Netherwood; Creative I Downs Awnings For UC Sr. 60+ Championship; Deegan Roofers Nip Linwood In UC 50 A Div. Game 1; Sofa Kings Snatch Win From Gas House in Game 1; Linwood Taps Liberty LG In UC 50+ A Division Semifinal; Gashouse Gorillas Roar, Rock Sofa Kings in Game 2; Gashouse Gorillas Win Title, Hold Back Sofa Kings

Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2016-08-24 Scotch Plains - St. Bartholomew will be commemorating 15 years since 9/11 by lighting a Luminary for each person who perished on 9/11 and displaying them on the grounds after a special 5:00pm Mass on Saturday, 9/10. One can sponsor a Lumin
See all 2016-08-23 Cranford - Calvary Lutheran Church, 103 Eastman St., Cranford, will host an International Food Court to benefit the Cranford First Aid Squad from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11. Try foods from area restaurants. Ambulance, fire truck and p
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
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The Westfield Leader and The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Times
PO Box 250, 251 North Ave. West, Westfield, NJ 07091
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