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December 15, 2016
(Archives to 1907)
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Cranford Moves to Buy Birchwood Property for $18.5 Mil. From DCA

Westfield
Conservation Ctr. Fee Lowered; Snow Parking Ban A Concern
Board Adopts Revised Plan For Rooftop Terrace/Deck

Scotch Plains/Fanwood

Glover, Gialanella Bid Farewell At Final Council Meeting of 2016
SP Planning Board Reviews Master Plan Report

Cranford
7-Eleven Application to Be Carried Over to New Year
CHS to Adopt a Rotating Drop Schedule in Sept.
CF Considers Refining Policy for Older, Taller Trees
CF Planning Bd. Reviews Zoning Officer Role

Garwood
GW Council Discusses Rd. Work, Bids Mathieu Adieu
GW Casale Financial Plan Worksheet

Region
Freeholders OK Raises for Board, Department Heads

Editorial
We Thank Those Officials Who Gave of Their Time and Talents
Do Your Holiday Shopping Here: Support Our Local Businesses

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Sports

VARSITY LADY BLUE DEVILS...Pictured, left to right, are: front row; Nicolina Albano, Casey Popowski and Jenna Iorio; back row, Danielle Rinaldi, Lily Maz, Sam Stravach, Shannon Devitt, Lauren Sgro and Molly Ryan.

Education
Honor Roll - Edison Intermediate School (1st Marking Period)

Honor Roll - Park Middle School (1st Marking Period)

New School Year - Kindergarten, First Grade Registration Told in Westfield
Health Education - Learning to Cope with Loss Program Held at WHS
Sworn In - Union County College Names Board Member
Arts & Entertainment
Restaurant Review - Daimatsu Japanese, The Hidden Gem of Mountainside
Entertaining - The Bodyguard, The Musical Sizzles With Hit Songs, Powerful Staging
Popcorn - Rules Donít Apply - The Politics of Entitlement
Hit Songs - Award-Winning Composer Comes to the Hamilton Stage
New Show - Caroline Blatz of Westfield in Emerson Stage Production
Community

MEN AT WORK...Work on upgrading below-ground natural gas lines took place last week in downtown Scotch Plains, causing some brief road closures.

Week in Sports Cougars Believe They Will Be A Surprise in Girls Basketball; Lady Blue Devil Cagers Look To Capitalize on Close Games; Senior Trio Broke 20 School Records (Devil's Den); Blue Devil Boys Searching For New Basketball Identity; SPF Raider Wrestlers Return Experienced Underclassmen; Cougar Wrestlers Will Return Six NJSIAA Qualifiers to AC; Cougar Cager Boys Return 1, Seeking Right Combination

Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2016-12-19 Trenton - We're leaving Trenton Legislature now to come home. Newspaper vengeance Bill is reportedly dead. 1482186670
See all 2016-12-19 Trenton - There's a lot of division and anger within New Jersey legislative ranks about the politics behind the newspaper vengeance bill. Both houses are still in caucus (4 pm). We will report in as soon as there's more. 1482183274
See all 2016-12-17 Westfield - Snow fall accumulation is generally less than 2 inches in Union County, NJ. By noon, much of it is beginning to melt. Short term, intermittent power failures are occurring around noon. 1481994473
See all 2016-12-17 Santa Parade IS ON! Fanwood - The Fanwood Santa Parade is on for today, 12/17, commencing at 1pm. Please listen for the sirens and please have your children waiting at the curb for Santa. Be careful... it's a little messy outside! Borough
See all 2016-12-15 Westfield - Community LiftUp Presents the Holiday Gift Marketplace at the Westfield Community Center at 558 W Broad Street on Saturday December 17th from 10 am - 2 pm. Free entry, free gift bag, free raffle ticket! Enjoy local vendors, tri
See all 2016-12-14 Scotch Plains - Township of Scotch Plains has scheduled a SPECIAL MEETING for Thursday, December 22, 2016 at 9:30 AM. The purpose of the meeting is for: Executive Session Contract Negotiations 2017 Professional Services RFP Review Formal a
See all 2016-12-06 Cranford - Hockey Club Mite and Squirt players and families recently cleaned-up Warinanco Park last Saturday as part of the Union County Adopt-a-Park program. Over 80 children and adults turned out to help beautify the stream near Warinanc
See all 2016-12-04 Westfield - wins NJSIAA football finals 15-13 on Saturday, Dec. 3 From MetLife Stadium, North 2, Group 5 Westfield vs. Bridgewater-Raritan, 1 p.m. The Westfield HS football team remains unbeaten for two years, 25-0, the longest streak in N
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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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