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

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May 5, 2016
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Ken Donnelly Sworn-In As New Second Ward Councilman

Ferraro’s South Addition, Vine Ripe Signage OK’d
Panel Reports on Tamaques Upgrade, Pool Membership
GOP Picks Ken Donnelly to Fill Town Council Vacancy

Scotch Plains/Fanwood

Council Discusses Improvements, Proposed Schools Parking Lot
Property Revaluation Is Inevitable, Tax Assessor Says
SP-F Students Benefit From French Exchange
Second St. Building to Be Developed for Mixed Use
Construction on Skate Park To Begin at Forest Rd. Park

Borough Council Discusses Possible Tax Reassessment

County Freeholders Award Infrastructure Grant Funds
Peyton's Peek at the Week in Politics

Mother’s Day Celebrates Pivotal Role She Plays In Our Lives
Westfield Community Has Opportunity to Serve on BOE
Brief Glimmer to Reverse Mount Laurel Hope Lost for Generation

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MAKING HIS MOVE TOWARDS THE GOAL...Blue Devil co-captain Brandon Leuthold, No. 33, makes his move towards the goal in the game against Delbarton on April 27. Leuthold scored twice in the 8-3 loss to the Green Wave.

Operating Capital - Union County College 2016-17 Budget Approved

Outstanding - Westfield Student Inducted Into Phi Beta Kappa Society

Going Abroad - Mount Saint Mary Students to Study in Italy
International - Westfield Student Receives Fulbright Award
Good Cause - Students Create Evening To Benefit Liam’s Room
Arts & Entertainment
Popcorn - A Hologram for the King: Angst of a Salesman
Free Program - Musical Club Celebrates National Music Week
Plant Sale - Master Gardeners Gear Up for 27th Garden Fair
Notable Homes - Tour to Benefit NJ Festival Orch. This Weekend
Seasonal Sounds - Notable Home Tour to Benefit NJ Festival Orch. This Weekend

NO FISH TODAY...The parking lot of the Seafare Chippery on South Avenue, a former favorite in Fanwood, sits all but empty since the restaurant closed several weeks ago and is now for sale.

Week in Sports Green Wave’s 7-Point Surge Tops Blue Devil Lax Boys; Blue Devil Tennis Boys Sweep Union County Tournament; Softball: Much Success Amid Some Heartbreak (Devil's Den); Blue Devils Slam Farmers In UCT Softball Quarterfinal; ALJ Crusaders Overwhelm Westfield in UCT Softball; Cougars Rock Elizabeth In UCT Softball Quarterfinal; Cougar Lax Ladies Hold Off GL Highlanders in UCT

Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2016-05-06 Summit - The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey is hosting its Annual Open House on June 12 from 11 am to 3 pm. During this family-friendly event, participants can try their hand at making an art project in one of the Art Centers studios, wa
See all 2016-05-06 Westfield - High School 2011 graduate, Katie Ponce is traveling to Kampala, Uganda to work with urban refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Burundi, Sudan, and Somalia to integrate them with their Ugandan peers through ed
See all 2016-05-05 Westfield - On Thursday, May 12 at 12:00 noon,at St. Helens Church, 1600 Rahway Ave., Westfield, the Garden Club of Westfield invites you to join our members to hear Barbara Mullin, immediate Past President of the Garden Club of New Jersey
See all 2016-05-05 Cranford The County and State public health and mosquito control experts will conduct a presentation titled Raising Awareness of Mosquitoes and the Zika Virus: What It Is, How It's Spread, and How To Prevent It on Tuesday, May 10 at the Cr
See all 2016-05-04 TRENTON - Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick called for the Legislative leaders to meet before the Atlantic City takeover vote in the Assembly tomorrow and hammer out a compromise. "People expect their leaders to work together during
See all 2016-05-04 Union County - has extended the deadline for the new County Means Green Community Garden Grants program. Applications for matching grants of up to $3,000 will be accepted until Sunday, May 15. The program is funded by the taxpayers. The pr
See all 2016-05-02 Region - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders would like to remind you of several free recycling events coming up this month. Union Countys Scrap Metal Recycling continues in May with events on the first Thursday (May 5th ) and Thi
See all 2016-05-02 Westfield - The public is invited to attend the 32nd annual Westfield Public School Districts Art Show, which will be held in the Westfield High School varsity gymnasium from May 10 12 at 550 Dorian Road. A sampling of hundreds of artwork
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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