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March 10, 2016
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Westfield School Tax to Jump, Budget Climbs Past $106 Million

Westfield
Tamaques Renovation Estimated at $2.5 Mil.; Grass vs Turf Debated
Raritan Valley Coalition Pushes for Cost Study
Planning Board Nixes Plan To Divide Lot, Build Homes

Scotch Plains/Fanwood

Mayor Glover Backs Cut In 2016 Scotch Plains Property Tax Rate
FW Redevelopment Discussed; Council OKs Capital Bond Ord.
Berwyck Chase Seeks Twp. Aid For Streets
Zoning Board OKs Bell Tower at St. Bart’s

Cranford
CF Committee Aims For 1.5-Percent Tax Hike
CF DMC Urges Investment In Downtown

Garwood
GW Votes to End Councilman’s Benefits
GW Battle Set Over Townhouse Proposal

Region

Union County Courts Preparing for State’s New Speedy Trial And Bail System

Editorial
‘Three or Four Hours After Midnight, With My Head Full of the Subject’
Does Success of Trump and Sanders Signal the End of Two-Party System?

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Sports

SETTING UP A TILT...Cougar Chris Scorese, top, sets up a pipewrench tilt on Rob Rodolico of Holy Cross in his 132-lb wrestleback. Scorese recorded a 16-5 majority decision at the NJSIAA Tournament in Atlantic City on March 4-6.

Education
Future Preparation - Career Day Successful at Park Middle School

Online Caution - WH Admin. Educates on Cyber Safety

Studying Abroad - SPF High School Students Barcelona Exchange 2016
Good Cause - Cranford HS Fashion Show To Benefit Project Grad.
Informative Event - Special Edu. Awareness Expo Set for March 16th
Arts & Entertainment
2 B or Not 2 B -Not Your Father’s Shakespeare By a Longshot at UCPAC
New Production - Tribute Opens at Westfield Community Players
Colorful & Creative - Youth Art Month Celebrated in Westfield
Rockin' Rhythm - Registration and Auditions For CDC Junior Theatre
Spring Production - Union Catholic PAC Presents Bring It On - The Musical
Community

REDEVELOPMENT RUDDER...Liz Jeffery, designated as the point person for Fanwood redevelopment, discusses several matters with the borough council at Monday’s meeting.

Week in Sports Blue Devil, Raider, 8 Cougars Vie at NJSIAA Mat Tourney; Blue Devil Boys Nip Panthers In Basketball Struggle; Winter Track: Numbers And Very Successful, Too (Devil's Den); Blue Devil Girls Win State Opener, Upset Millburn; Nutley Lady B-ballers Crack Cougars’ Section Dream; Blue Devils Ambush Warriors In Hoops Quarterfinal

Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2016-03-14 Westfield - The Westfield Lions regretfully announce that for the first time since 1936 circumstances preclude the club from hosting it's annual Easter Egg Hunt. 1457985317
See all 2016-03-12 Area - No Rail Strike: NJ Transit and Unions Reach Settlement. NJ Transit officials and members of its rail unions have reached a tentative agreement on their long-simmering contract dispute, averting a strike that threatened to paralyze t
See all 2016-03-11 Area - We are working to avoid a NJ TRANSIT strike but we must prepare in the event the matter does not settle. Should this occur, there will be no commuter rail service on NJ TRANSIT's system until further notice and rail stations will be
See all 2016-03-11 Mountainside - PTA Science Fair this Saturday. We have 80+ students with approximately 60 experiments and demonstrations from the 3rd-8th grades. We hope you can join us at the Deerfield Gym from 1pm-3:30pm this Saturday, March 12th. 14
See all 2016-03-10 Area - NJ Transit Rail operations faces the prospect of a system-wide shutdown beginning Sunday, March 13th, should the membership of its rail union opt to participate in a work stoppage. This would result in the complete suspension of NJ
See all 2016-03-10 Cranford - The Garden Club of Cranford Spring is here! Its time to share the joys of the garden. The Garden Club of Cranford, a member of the National Garden Clubs, will present a Small Standard Flower Show on April 11, 2016 at the Cra
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
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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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