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

Newspaper Edition
March 31, 2016
(Archives to 1907)
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Large Crowd Delays Board Hearing on Casale-Petro

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
BOE Acts to Stay Ahead of Curve on Water Testing
Poerio Praised Upon Departure From Recreation Department
Zoning Bd. Starts Hearings On North Ave. Gas Station
Cell Phone Carrier Seeks Extension for Towers
Council Okays Bulky Waste Fee Increase, Contracts

MS Looks to Relocate Student Murals

RVSA Tables Penalty For Scotch Plains’ Excess Flow
Freeholders to Introduce County Budget Tonight
Peyton's Peek at the Week in Politics

What’s This Year’s April Fools Gag? See Page 5
Cap Bank Is Just Another Way to Skirt 2 Percent Tax Hike ‘Limit’

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LACROSSE CAPTAINS...Pictured, left to right, are: seniors Toby Burgdorf, James Bohlinger, Owen Colwell and Brandon Leuthold, who have been selected captains of the Blue Devil boys lacrosse team.

Honor Roll - Westfield High, Edison Intermediate - 2nd Marking Period

Best School Day - Craig Newmark Funds Mountainside Projects

Deadline Approaching - Intermediate Teacher Award Nominations Due April 29
Nice Job - Colleges and Universities Announce Local Students to Dean's List
Arts & Entertainment
A Contender - Scotch Plains Teen Heads to Miss New Jersey Competition
Popcorn - Miracles from Heaven: Friendly Persuasion
Centenial Anniversary - Free Concert Offered by the Musical Club of Westfield 
Modern Subjects - Westfield Resident’s Art Exhibited in New York

LOTS OF FOOD...The Chelsea at Fanwood recently hosted an Italian dinner fundraiser for the Fanwood Volunteer Fire Company, replete with face painting and the Easter Bunny.

Week in Sports Teamwork Still Blue Devils’ Focus in Boys Lax This Year; Blue Devil Track Boys Project Strength in Sprints, Distance; SPF Softball Raiders Looking To Add Some ‘Pop’ to Lineup; Westfield and Baseball: If Not Perfect, Good (Devil's Den); Raider Boys Return Handful Of Fine Veterans in Baseball; Baseball Cougars Looking To Iron Out Preseason Kinks; Lady Raiders Have Nowhere To Go But ‘Up’ in Lacrosse; Cougar Softballers’ Focus Is Pitching, Hitting This Season; Lady Blue Devils to Work With Young Softball Squad

Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2016-04-06 Union County - The Joseph Nugent Sr. Association of Union County will hold its Annual Membership Social on Saturday, April 16 from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Kenilworth Veterans Center located at 33 South 21st Street, Kenilworth, NJ 07033. Admissi
See all 2016-04-06 Westfield - The Garden Club of Westfield announces that Louise Davis, vice president of New Jersey Garden Club and active New Jersey conservationist, will speak to the club on Ikebana with a Western Touch. Louise lived in Japan for many ye
See all 2016-04-05 Westfield - In honor of Earth Day, Mayor Skibitsky, the Town Council, and the Green Team have teamed up to plan for the 5th Annual Westfield Earth Day clean-up event at select locations around town on Saturday, April 30, 2016 from 10 a.m.
See all 2016-04-04 Westfield - Boy Scouts of America 2016 Union Lifetime Achievement Awards Dinner Honoring Christopher & Timothy Boyle 16 Prospect Wine Bar & Bistro Joseph Cryan Sheriff Union County Russell Gottlick Sergeant Plainfield Police Division Gene
See all 2016-04-03 Area - A high wind warning remains in effect for our area until 2pm today, Sunday, April 3rd. Wind gusts of up to 60 MPH may bring down trees and wires or do other damage. Do not approach any downed wire. Call 911 if you encounter downed w
See all 2016-04-03 Garwood - The Ladies Auxiliary of the Garwood Volunteer Fire Department is holding a clothing drive on Saturday, April 23rd from 10:00 am to 3:30 pm. The items being collected - shoes, stuffed animals, handbags, linens, belts and Mens, wom
See all 2016-04-01 Summit - A rabid raccoon was found in the vicinity of Beekman Rd/Passaic Ave in Summit. This raccoon may have infected a stray cat. Anyone coming in contact with roaming cats in this vicinity should be aware of the risk of rabies. Immediat
See all 2016-04-01 Scotch Plains - The County of Union will provide mobile paper shredding this Saturday, April 2 at Union County Vo-tech (1776 Raritan Rd.) from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. There is a four bag limit. The event may end prior to 1 p.m. if shredding truck
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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