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March 24, 2016
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Westfield Introduces $41.2-Mil. Budget; Taxes to Be $27 Mil.

Former Soccer Pro Stresses Concussion Education

Scotch Plains/Fanwood

BOE Budget Sees Taxes Up 2.52 Percent In SP, 5.85 Percent In FW 
FW Council Introduces $9.95 Mil. Municipal Budget
SP Muni Budget $24.8-Mil.; Taxes $14.6 Mil.

MS School Taxes To Rise $70 Per Average Home
Age-Restricted Townhomes Proposed for Rt. 22 West

CF Committee Unveils $36.73-Million Budget For ’16
CF BOE Seeks More State Aid to Offset Taxes
Board Considers Hearing On Centennial Building

GW Mayor Vetoes Ord. Cutting Benefits
GW Cuts Proposed Budget to $7.9 Million


Freeholders Review Resolutions for Meeting
Freeholders Conclude Budget Hearings

Board of Educations Should Move Elections Back to April
We Hope Proposed Partnership Will Reopen Westfield Adult School
Budgets, Tax Bills Coming In, Invariably Going Upward
State Legislation Would Eliminate ‘Redshirting’

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THREE OF FOUR CAPTAINS...Seniors Hannah Hawkins (left), Julia Myers, center, and Brooke Schaeffer, along with Noelle Blackford (not in photo) have been selected captains of the Lady Blue Devils track & field team.

Honor Roll - Terrill Middle School - Second Marking Period

Dollars for Students - Scholarship Foundation Launches Home Canvass

Outstanding Teaching - Nominations Welcomed for Annual Philhower Award
Hats Off - Weber of Cranford Named To Clarkson Dean's List
Well Done - Nicole A. Resetar Named to President's List at Elon
Arts & Entertainment
Mystery of Edwin Drood - SPFHS’s Production Keeps Audiences Guessing
Popcorn - The Brothers Grimsby:  Fraternally Filthy
Benefit - Visual Arts Center to Honor Congressman Lance
Tryouts Announced - NJYT to Hold Auditions for Summer Production
NJWA Band - Majestic Winds to Perform Spring Concert at St. Helen’s

THANK YOU FOR DONATION... Sterling Hill Mining Museum President William Kroth, left, and Trustee Michael Pierce thank the Fanwood Borough Council for the donation of a caboose to the Sussex County museum at Monday night’s borough council meeting. 

Week in Sports Raiders Eager to Rebound In Boys Lacrosse This Season; Blue Devils Are Setting Bar Higher in Girls Track & Field; Blue Devil Boys Operated As a Complete B-Ball Team; Barber Brothers Have Most Wrestling Wins (Devil's Den); Blue Devil Girls Seek Return To Top Rung in Swimming; Cougar Matmen Finish 17-4, Won UCT, District 11 Crowns; Raider Wrestlers Placed 2nd In District 11, Finished 12-9; Cougars Had a Bounce Back Season in Boys Basketball

Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2016-03-28 Westfield - CenterStone Community Wellness, a mental health center serving all of Union County, will be holding a benefit performance of Ira Levins mystery play Veronicas Room on Sunday afternoon, May 15th at 2:00 PM. The event will ta
See all 2016-03-26 Cranford - Hockey Club Free Pre-Tryout Clinics!! Cranford Hockey Club is offering free Pre-Tryout Clinics at the Rock Ice in Dunellen, NJ. The clinics are open to all players, you do not need to be a member of CHC. The clinics will be
See all 2016-03-24 Westfield - The band Amani, founded as the youth ensemble at the Presbyterian Church in Westfield, is having a concert Sat. March 26th at 1:00pm at Westminster Hall, 140 Mountain Ave. All are welcome! They will be playing some old favorite
See all 2016-03-24 Garwood - The Planning Board Wednesday night meeting was suspended and rescheduled due to an overflow crowd. The Casale proposal is rescheduled for April 18 and the Hidi proposal is rescheduled for April 27. Subject to availability, Lincol
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
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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