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

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March 17, 2016
(Archives to 1907)
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Westfield BOE Tentatively Approves $106-Million Budget

Plan to Subdivide Church Property Postponed to April

Scotch Plains/Fanwood

SP Plans Hearing On Gas Station, C-Store

MS Seeks Relief From Flooding, Parking

CF BOE Budget Hearing Set for April 25
Zoning Bd. OKs Porches, Patio, In-Ground Pool

GW Board Reveals Date For Casale-Petro Vote
GW School Tax Up 1.3 Percent In $9-M. Budget
GW Proposed Budget Eclipses $8 Million


NJ Transit, Unions Reach Tentative Settlement
Freeholders OK Salaries of Two New Dept. Directors
Prosecutor, Sheriff Seek Additional Staff in Budget

U.S., New Jersey Supreme Court Nominations, Few Similarities
State Should Help Counties Fund New Speedy Trial, Bail System

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DOUBLE INDIVIDUAL WINNER...Blue Devil Aedan Collins finished first in the 200-free with a time of 1:44.37 then in the 100-fly with a time of :53.27 in the meet against Bridgewater-Raritan in Westfield on December 18, 2015.

Honor Roll - Park Middle & Roosevelt Intermediate School - 2nd Marking Period

Raising Awareness - Autism Fundraiser Run by Local Speech Specialist

Exciting & Meaningful - Teacher Receives Fellowship For History Program
Free Event - Annual Gifted Resources Seminar Planned for March
Healthy Competition - SPF DECA Travel to Cherry Hill Comp.
Arts & Entertainment
Into the Woods - Westfield High’s Production Amazes Audiences
Popcorn - Zootopia - It’s a Jungle out There
Outstanding Show - Fiddler Celebrates Life at Cranford High School
Design Projects - Young Artists’ Work on Display at Westfield Library
Meet the Author - Town Book Store to Host Fiction Author Tisha Bender

PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT EYED...The Scotch Plains Zoning Board of Adjustment will hold a hearing next week on an application to develop a gas station and convenience/retail store on North Avenue.

Week in Sports Blue Devils Got Redemption, Won Public A Swim Crown; SPF Raider Swim Boys/Girls Break Several School Records; Finding the Silver Lining; WAHOF Class of 2016 (Devil's Den); Blue Devil Matmen Presented Young Squad, Finished 8-10; Lady Cougar Cagers Captured UCT Championship, Finish 15-9; Lady Blue Devils Finish 9-16, Return Four Starters in B-Ball

Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2016-03-23 Garwood - The Planning Board has removed the controversial Hidi development application from this Wednesday night's meeting and rescheduled it to the April meeting (4th Wednesday). Those who wish to speak are urged to attend in April. The
See all 2016-03-21 SCOTCH PLAINS Union County announces the 2016 mobile paper-shredding program for personal, confidential documents will begin with a visit to Scotch Plains on Saturday, April 2. The April 2nd shredding event will take place at the Union Cou
See all 2016-03-18 Elizabeth During the week of March 21st, PSE&G crews will work at the following locations for the construction of the Bergen-Linden Corridor (BLC) electric transmission reliability project, manhole excavation and installation
See all 2016-03-17 Union County - residents age 16 and older can contact the Department of Parks and Recreation Department now for information about becoming a certified Lifeguard this summer at two County swimming pools, the Walter Ulrich Memorial Pool in R
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
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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