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February 25, 2016
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Westfield Council Tells of Burglaries, Theft Prevention Tips

Early Morning Fire Kills Wychwood Gardens Woman
Scotch Plains/Fanwood

Woerner Resigns From BOE, SP-F Board Seeks Candidates
FW Council Holds Recycling Center Meeting
FW Board to Discuss Cingular Tower Relocation
SP Bd. Hears Ext. Request for Cell Towers
Officials Recall 1986 Blast At SP Restaurant
MS Adj. Board Okays Minor Applications
BOE Discusses School Tech., Environment, Budget
CF BOE Still Mulls HS Block Scheduling
Cranford Looking to Increase Pool Fees
Riverfront Station Parking Discussed in Cranford

GW Votes to Eliminate Councilman’s Health Benefits
RVSA Reorganizes, Passes Exceedance Resolutions
Freeholders OK Burner Lease Extension to 2053
Why Does Gov’t Encourage Bad Behavior? - Gambling, Debt
Senate Vote On Justice Should Wait Until After Election

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BATTLE OF THE POWERFUL...Raider Jaylen Bryant, right, tries to free his leg from the grasp of Brearley Bear Saverio Salcfas in the 195-lb title bout. Salcfas, who won at 220-lbs last year, added another District 11 title.

Concentrated Effort - Community Participates in School Strategic Planning

Support Needed - Donations Sought for PTC Scholarship Fund

First Place - Westfield Students Win Geography Bees
Well Done - Area Schools Announce Local Students to Dean's Lists
Nice Job - Local UNL Students Earn Academic Awards
Arts & Entertainment
Popcorn - “Goldberger in Oscarland”:  Digging Deep for the Winners
Contemporary Theatre - Westfield High School Presents Into the Woods March 10 to 12
Love Story - NJFO Presents La Bohčme
You're Invited - Orange Avenue School To Perform "Oliver!"
Good Cause - Evening of Classical Music To Benefit WHS Orchestra

SCOTCH PLAINS TO TRENTON...Scotch Plains Republican Chairman Al Smith, left, Township Councilman Llewellyn Jones, center, and Department of Environmental Protection Deputy Commissioner David Glass stand together at the Union County Republican Party’s annual Lincoln Day Dinner at Casa di Martino in Roselle Park last Wednesday. 

Week in Sports Cougars Claim 8 Champs, Title at District 11 Mat Tournament; Cougar Girls Topple Summit In UCT Hoops Quarter; Blue Devils Sprint Past Rams In UCT Boys Basketball; WHS’ Bowling Teams Have History of Success; Blue Devil Swim Boys Douse Passaic Tech in Semi

Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2016-02-28 Chatham - The Squadron NJ 102 of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is offering a Cadet Program every Tuesday from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (currently at Chatham High School- room L10). The Cadet Program, open to teenagers from 12 to 18. CAP, motivates
See all 2016-02-28 Scotch Plains - Rev. Dr. Bernadette Glover, a native of Scotch Plains, New Jersey, will be installed as the Senior Pastor of St. Paul Baptist Church in Montclair, NJ. Thursday, March 10th - 7:15 pm: Prayer and Communion Friday, March 1
See all 2016-02-25 Westfield - Rainbows is a non-profit organization fostering emotional healing among children and their parents who are adjusting to a life altering crisis, due to death, divorce, separation, illness, or other painful family transitions. Th
See all 2016-02-23 Fanwood - Re questions with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration, Social Security, the VA, Medicare, Medicaid, or any federal agency, US Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman for New Jerseys 12th congressional district, may be able to assist. Talk with h
See all 2016-02-22 Springfield-The James Caldwell Elementary School is holding their annual community service bookfair at Barnes & Noble on Route 22, from Feb 24th - Feb 28th. The proceeds for this years event will benefit The Community Food Banks Tools 4 Sc
See all 2016-02-21 Scotch Plains - The Fanwood-Scotch Plains Service League Thrift Shop at 1741 East Second St. in Scotch Plains will hold end of winter season with special closeout sales beginning on Saturday, February 27 with a one day Dollar Sale. Merchan
See all 2016-02-19 Union County - Fiscal Affairs Committee of the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders will be hosting Special Meetings to conduct Budget Meetings on the following dates: Monday, March 7, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. at the Galloping Hill Golf Cours
See all 2016-02-19 Fanwood Police - Home burglaries on the rise in area. Surrounding communities are experiencing residential burglaries. Entry is being made through open windows and doors. Residents are reminded to make sure all doors and windows are locked
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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