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March 3, 2016
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Westfield School Tax to Jump, Budget Climbs Past $106 Million


Scotch Plains/Fanwood

SP-F Full Day Kindergarten To Start In September 2016
Police Chief Brian Mahoney Wraps Up 30-Year Career
SP Zoning Board Rejects Wawa Application for Route 22
Captain to Lead SP Police, Department to be Studied
FW Plan. Board Okays AT&T Antennas/Shelter

Cranford
CF Committee Advised On Food Service Concerns

Mountainside
MS Tax Levy Is Viewed to Increase 1 Percent

Region

Peyton's Peek at the Week In Politics

Editorial
Local Historical Societies Present Exciting Volunteer Opportunities
Hospitals Face Local Challenges To ‘Non-Profit’ Status
 

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Sports

TOURNAMENT OF HIS LIFE...Cougar junior Mike Nigro, front, is entangled with Austin Senkarik (Gov. Livingston) in one of his 138-lb bouts at the Region 3 Tournament in Union. Nigro pinned Senkarik, followed up with a win over Tim Murphy (Brearley) then pinned top-seeded Val Miele (Delbarton) to place 3rd and qualify for states at A.C.

Education
Accounting 101 - Westfield Library to Feature Coloring, Accounting Basics

Jobs for 55+ - Lavy House Event to Look At Jobs For Age 55-Plus

Salute To WASPs - Westfield Library Program To Salute WW II WASPs
Working Again? - College Women’s Luncheon To Feature ‘Second Acts’
A Sweet Sunday - Miller-Cory Invites Families For ‘Maple Sugar Sunday’
Arts & Entertainment
Oldies With A Twist - ‘Hit the Roof’ to Perform At Westfield Library
Concert - Mr. Dietterick to Perform At Festival of Organists
Stamps Anyone? - Westfield Stamp Club Show On Tap This Saturday
Lunch and Show - Mountainside Seniors Club Schedules Luncheon Show
Distinguished Poets - Fanwood Poetry Series to Feature John H. McDermott, John Richard Smith
Community

JAZZ IT UP...Trombonist Scott O'Brien solos as part of the South Plainfield High School jazz ensemble’s performance at the sixth annual Scotch Plains-Fanwood Jazz Festival Friday night at Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School. Jazz ensembles from seven high schools took part in the event.

Week in Sports Cappello Wins Reg. Mat Title, Gozdieski, Wustefeld Advance; Lady Highlanders Hold Back Blue Devils in Basketball; R.C. Lions’ Late Rally Downs Basketball Blue Devils; Lady Cougars Jump on Lions For UCT Hoops Crown; Cougars Leap to UCT Final, Stop N.P. Lady Pioneers; Cougar Basketball Boys Roar Past Brearley Bears 

Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2016-03-09 Summit - The City of Summit, in case of a rail strike next week, has secured buses to transport up to 104 resident commuters to NYC (34th Street between 7th and 8th Avenues). Staging will begin at 5:30AM on Railroad Avenue adjacent to the
See all 2016-03-07 Scotch Plains - On Saturday, March 19 Scotch Plains will host the 2016 Easter Egg Hunt at 11 a.m. Photos with the Easter Bunny, face painting, jelly bean guess, tattoos and other activities will be available on Alan Augustine Village Green
See all 2016-03-07 New Providence - Come out and play with NJ Intergenerational Orchestra on March 10 or 17! The public is always welcome to join one or all of our orchestras during our open house rehearsals. 570 Central Ave from 4:30-9:30. Contact Mary Beth
See all 2016-03-05 Garwood - On Mon 3/07 to Thurs 3/10 Construction is scheduled on Center St fronting Municipal Lot #2. Expect delays or plan alternate route from 7AM to 5PM 1457182503
See all 2016-03-04 Westfield - Rainbows is a non-profit organization fostering emotional healing among children and their parents grieving from a life altering crisis, due to death, divorce, separation, illness, or other painful family transitions. Rainbows
See all 2016-03-02 Mountainside - St. Patricks Dinner Dance When: Saturday, March 12th Cost: $40 per person Where: Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 300 Central Avenue Mountainside, NJ Time: 7:00 pm until 11:30 pm Dinner: Traditional Irish Food, St
See all 2016-03-02 NEWARK NJ TRANSIT faces the prospect of a complete shutdown of its commuter rail service should the membership of its rail unions opt to participate in a work stoppage. In the event of such a job action, NJ TRANSIT has developed a continge
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
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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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