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December 22, 2016
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First Half 2016, January Through May: 
Trader Joe’s Razed; GW Mayor Rescinds Elimination Of Council Stipends; Mahoney Retires from SP PD

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Council Passes Flurry Of End-of-Year Ordinances
FW Supports Library Renovations
Park Teachers Demonstrate Writing/Art Program to BOE
FW Rec. Commission Holds Last Meeting of Year

Mountainside
BOE Awards Final Part of Infrastructure Improvements
Borough Honors Scouts; New Officer Joins MSPD

Garwood
Planning Bd. Denies Appeal For Paved Parking Lot
GW Casale Financial Plan Worksheet

Region
RVSA Budget to Be Delayed Until Jan.; Co-Gen Suit Done
Official Says It’s ‘Almost Impossible’ to Hack Elections
Lawmakers Reject Christie Newspaper Revenge Bill

Editorial
I Tried to be Careful, Mr. Jones; Thank You Santa for Understanding
Bah, Humbug! Ebenezer Scrooge; It's Not the Ghosts of Christmas
The Gift of Ourselves Can Brighten Someone’s Holiday

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Sports

LOOKING FOR AN OPEN BLUE DEVIL...Blue Devil junior guard Adam McDaniel, No. 10, looks for an open teammate in the season opening game against the No. 3 Linden Tigers at Union High School on December 16.

Education
Grant Funding - SPF Scholarship Foundation Application Now Available

Information Session - Tips Offered for Parents on Raising Resilient Children

Helping Hands - Wardlaw Students Support Others in Holiday Season
Hats Off - Morina of Westfield Graduates at UA
Congrats - Kowalski of Westfield Graduates Misericordia University
Arts & Entertainment
Popcorn - Nocturnal Animals, Subspecies: Human
New Year's Warmup - JCC Offers Exclusive Sound Check Party with Constantine Maroulis
Countdown to 2017 - Celebrate the New Year Family-Style With NJ Festival Orchestra
Merry Melodies - McKinley Elementary School Holds Winter Concert
Opening Act - Deerfield School Choir Performs at Radio City
Community

March 31, 2016 - FOND MEMORIES...Scotch Plains Parks and Recreation Director Ray Poerio packs up more than 15 years of memories and achievements as he prepares to leave for a position in another town.

Week in Sports Tigers Outrun Blue Devil Boys In St Jude Hoops Classic, 83-37; WHS Football’s Best Of the Past 57 Years; Raider Boys Make Waves In Swim Win Over Chatham; Raiders Fall to GL Highlander Rally in 42-41 Basketball Loss; Lady Raiders Sink Chatham In Swim Showdown, 95.5-74.5

Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2016-12-28 Union County --Union County Government will hold its annual reorganization at the County Courthouse on Sunday, Jan. 8th, which begins at 12 p.m. Those scheduled to be sworn into new terms include: Freeholders Linda Carter, Bette Jane Kowal
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
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PO Box 250, 251 North Ave. West, Westfield, NJ 07091
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