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January 21, 2016
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Westfield 1-25-2016 7 am: Snow Locked No place to park downtown: Northside Train Station Lot Is not plowed. Paths exists to walk to train. Newspaper and other employees are urged not to come to work expecting to find parking. It is possible to have someone drive you in and drop you off. Check with your office.
Westfield 1-25-2016- 10 am - Southside Train Station lot is plowed and parking spaces are available. Work has not started as of this time on the Northside Train Station lots.
Westfield 1-25-2016 11 am - Work is underway plowing the Northside Train Station lots. Several hours is expected to be required.
Westfield 1-25-2016 2:30 pm - The Northside Train Station lots are plowed and parking is available. Access is now enabled.

Infrastructure Pitted Against Debt In School Bond Referendum

Westfield
DWC Releases Calendar, Holds Reorg. Meeting
WF School Board Gives Presentation On Referendum 

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Council Puts Off Discussion Of Police Dept. Changes
FW Reports Burglaries; Forum for Recycling Options
FW Redevel. Agency Discusses Dean Oil Site

Cranford
Mixed-Use Building Proposed for Centennial

Garwood
Greet Chosen GW Planning Bd. Chair; Casale Decision Discussed
Long-Serving Garwood Grade 2 Teacher to Retire

Mountainside
MS Honors Life Of MIA on 50th Anniversary

Region
County to Replace Four Deficient Retention Bridges

Editorial
Taxes and Migration Out of NJ: Not So Perfect Together

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Sports

KEY STEAL TO LAY-UP...Blue Devil Nick Mele, No. 23, made a key steal that he converted to a lay-up late in the fourth quarter against the Vikings. The 19th-ranked Blue Devils defeated the 14th-ranked Vikings in overtime, 86-77.

Education
Accepting Applications - Feb. 26 Deadline Set for Westfield Pre-School Progr.

Reviewing Standards - Gov.’s Test Task Force Urges Using PARCC for Graduation

Two Ceremonies - Union County College Hosts Winter Commencements
Pep Talk - Public Invited to Hear Motivational Speaker at Westfield High School
Fine Job - Lehigh Univ. Announces Fall 2015 Dean's List
Arts & Entertainment
New Performance - Large Cast Comes Together in Hot l Baltimore at WCP
Popcorn - The Revenant Will Haunt You
Musical Evening - A Night of Love Songs to Benefit Westfield High School Choir
Under the Sea - JCC Theater Group Presents Disney’s The Little Mermaid
Upcoming Event - Green Day’s American Idiot In Rehearsal at CDC Theatre
Community

GETTING UP TO SPEED...Fanwood's newest Councilwoman, Erin McElroy-Barker, left, confers with Councilman Jack Molenaar at a borough council meeting in Fanwood on Tuesday night.

Week in Sports Cougars Claim 6 Champs, Win UCT Mat Title, SPF, WF 6th; Blue Devil Bball Boys Bang 3s To Sink Vikings, 86-77; That Championship Season: A Team to Remember (Devil's Den); SPF Ties Bridgewater In Epic Boys Swimming Battle; Blue Devil Swim Boys Dunk Bergen Catholic Boys; Top Ranked IHA Swimmers Sink Westfield Girls; Cougars’ Quick Jump Downs Lady Cardinal Cagers

Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2016-01-27 Westfield - Both Westfield School Bonds totaling $12.6 million pass Tuesday with 9% voter turnout. See full story in Thursday's newspaper. 1453905116
See all 2016-01-27 Westfield - Mayor Andy Skibitsky reported that 2 feet of snow fell in approximately 11 hours. He rode in the plow to gauge the conditions and observe the plowing operations firsthand. The DPW worked 35 hours straight and were sent home Sun
See all 2016-01-26 Cranford - Public Schools will be open starting Wednesday, January 27th. Each school will be sending out specialized Honeywell Alerts later today with details about drop off locations and other important information specific to each school
See all 2016-01-26 Westfield - Public Schools will be OPEN and on regular schedules Tuesday, January 26. Please allow extra time and caution to and from school. Students will not be marked late. Polls are open today for the school bond referendum from 7 AM t
See all 2016-01-25 Westfield - Police Chief David Wayman has announced that any snow covered abandoned vehicle still parked in the roadway shall be ticketed and towed beginning at 8AM on Wednesday, 01/27/16. Any vehicle that has remained snow covered and par
See all 2016-01-25 Westfield 1-25-2016 2:30 pm - The Northside Train Station lots are plowed and parking is available. Access is now enabled. 1453750000
See all 2016-01-25 Westfield 1-25-2016 11 am - Work is underway plowing the Northside Train Station lots. Several hours is expected to be required. 1453737685
See all 2016-01-25 Westfield 1-25-2016 10 am - Southside Train Station lot is plowed and parking spaces are available. Work has not started as of this time on the Northside Train Station lots. Westfield is Snow Locked 1-25-2016 7 am: No place to park downtow
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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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