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

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February 11, 2016
(Archives to 1907)
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Garwood Councilman’s Health Insurance Benefits Sparks Row

Red Cross Selling Elm St. Building in Westfield
Council Okays Agreement With State for IT Services

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Kelly Waters Takes Over As Mun. Judge in Scotch Plains
Zoning Board Nearing End Of Wawa Hearings

Delegation Goes to D.C. to Advocate for Flood Mitigation
CF Schools Consider Block Scheduling
Review Continues on CF 2016 Municipal Budget

Freeholders Look to Extend Incinerator Deal to 2053

The Westfield Red Cross is No Longer Relevant to Town
Gubernatorial Race Starting to Form In Advance of 2017

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ROLLING HIM INTO A TILT...Blue Devil Jack Miller, top, rolls Raider Zach Fleischman to his back for a two-point tilt in the first period of his 170-lb bout during the Pin Cancer showdown at Scotch Plains on February 5.

Crisis Hotline - Caring Contact to Conduct New Volunteer Training

Biggest Health Challenge - Lavy House to Be Location For Program on Dementia

Second Language for Kids - ESL, Daniel Plan to Begin; Sunday School Available
Student Rights - Special Education Discussion To Focus on Student Rights
Congratulations - David Duelks Appointed Principal at Tamaques
Arts & Entertainment
The Dames of Broadway - Library’s Lincoln Ctr. Event To Spotlight Chenoweth
Politics of Memory - Fanwood Library to Look At Impact of Rosa Parks
Fiddler On The Roof - Cranford High School Announces Cast of Fiddler on The Roof
Rescaping The Suburbs - Plainfield Garden Club Presents Lecture on “Rescaping the Suburbs” by Brentano Bramnick
Mardi Gras Dinner - Dinner to Benefit Music Connection

LADIES IN RED...The Go Red Women’s Heart Health Fair at the Chelsea at Fanwood drew lots of color. Pictured, from left to right, are: Melissa Paduksly, Danielle Fisher, Kathy Mitchell, Jennifer Ricci, Erin McElroy-Barker and Laura Parizeau. 

Week in Sports Blue Devil Cagers Dismantle Paterson Kennedy Boys; Cougars Top Westfield On Wrestling ‘Alumni Night’; Boys Swimmers Have Stood the Test of Time; Lady Blue Devils’ Comeback Falls Short to Pioneers in O.T.; Cougars Defeat Oratory Prep In Boys Basketball; Raiders Jump Early to Defeat Rahway Indian Matmen; Lady Raider Cagers Topple Gov. Liv. Highlanders

Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2016-02-16 Plainfield - Crescent Concerts presents annual Festival of Organists, featuring four extraordinary local organists playing works that evoke the theme The Thrill of the Chase! Performing are Wayne Dietterick, Kevin Graf, Andrew Moore, and R
See all 2016-02-13 Fanwood - LaGrande Park rink opening planned. Assuming the water in the rink completes freezing overnight (and that's a pretty safe bet with temperatures dipping in to the teens), the ice skating rink in La Grande Park will open Saturday,
See all 2016-02-12 Plainfield - Are you living with diabetes or know someone who is? Quality Insights Quality Innovation Network is partnering with The Plainfield YMCA to provide free diabetes education as part of the Everyone with Diabetes Counts (EDC) prog
See all 2016-02-12 Union County - Veterans and their families are invited to attend a series of free classes covering all aspects of healthy living from nutrition and fitness to cooking, yoga and tai chi. Come and discover new, fun, and interesting strategie
See all 2016-02-10 Garwood - Center St to be closed from Willow to South on Thursday 2-11-16 from 7am-5pm for Water Co construction. Plan alternate route. Officers on site to assist with school crossings. 1455137517
See all 2016-02-05 Westfield - Trader Joe's on Elm Street will be demolished beginning around 8 a.m. Friday, Westfield police said. A portion of the street, in the 100 block, will be shut down during the demolition. The roof of the business partly collapsed
See all 2016-02-03 Westfield - WHS FUNDRAISER CONCERT Please join us on Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 7 p.m. for a fundraiser concert performed by members of the Westfield High School Orchestras. The concert will be held at The First United Methodist Church
See all 2016-02-02 Scotch Plains - Councilman Llewellyn Jones will be holding office hours at the Scotch Plains Municipal building this Saturday, February 6, from 10 a.m. until noon in the council chambers on the first floor. The building can be accessed via
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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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