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

Newspaper Edition
December 29, 2016
(Archives to 1907)
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Serving the community since 1890
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This Is Westfield
Today is
Second Half 2016, June Through November: 
WF Ordered to do Reval.; FW Moves to Curbside Recycling; Dems Sweep in GW; GOP Wins in SP

Scotch Plains/Fanwood

New Rec. Dir. Looks to Enhance Programs
Parent Questions Length Of SPFHS Band Practices

GW Casale Financial Plan Worksheet


Freeholders OK Raises For Board, Dept. Heads
Lawmakers Reject Christie Newspaper Revenge Bill


Happy New Year, Everyone: Our Hopes For All In 2017
New Jersey Needs Term Limits, More Competitive Districts
Transparency In Gov’t? ‘Revenge Bill’ Ensures Less

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TRYING TO PREVENT BEING TAKEN DOWN...Blue Devil freshman Tim Allegro, left, tries to stop Raider Ed Smith from getting the takedown. Smith got the takedown but Allegro rallied to get a pin at 195-lbs during the “Pin Cancer” Classic.

Honor Roll - Westfield High School (1st Marking Period)

Night Learning - UCC Offers Continuing Ed. Classes

Congratulations - Meredith Parker Achieves Dean's List
Hats Off - Dean’s List Announced At Bloomsburg Univ.
Nice Job - Giaccio Graduates From York College
Arts & Entertainment
Popcorn - Manchester by the Sea: Set your Movie GPS
Affordable Opportunity - County PAC Acting Academy to Offer Two Courses for Teens
2017 Kickoff - Ring in the New Year Family Style With NJFO
Musical Program - Madrigal Singers to Hold Holiday Concert

August 25, 2016 - TAKING A SPIN...Local youngsters enjoy the new Skate Park at Forest Road Park in Fanwood.

Week in Sports Blue Devils Nip Raiders, 34-32, In ‘Pin Cancer’ Mat Classic; SPF Halts Westfield Challenge, Win, 88-82, in Girls Swim Meet; Dowling’s Pub to Host Football Fundraiser Jan. 7 (Devil's Den); Blue Devils Won 25 Straight, Second Group 5 Grid Crown; No. 1 Blue Devils Cruise Past Raider Swim Boys, 102-68; Cougar Wrestlers Roll Past N. Pr. Pioneers in First Outing

Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2017-01-04 Westfield - Asm. Jon Bramnick says he is not running for N.J. Governor. Bramnick, a Westfield resident, said he's waiting to see how the GOP field shakes out before endorsing a candidate. 1483544957
See all 2017-01-03 Kenilworth - The Union County St. Patricks Day Parade Committee will host its annual Celebrity Bartenders fundraiser on Sunday, January 15, 2017 from 1:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Kenilworth Veterans Center located at 33 South 21st Street, Keni
See all 2017-01-02 Westfield - The Holy Trinity Senior Social Club will meet on Monday, Janurary 9, 2017 in the Parish Center @ 1:30, in the afternoon. Please join us, bring a friend or family member. Refreshments will be served. 1483356797
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
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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