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

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May 12, 2016
(Archives to 1907)
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Teacher of the Year, Swimmers Feted at Westfield BOE Meeting
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Westfield
Board OKs Renovation of 1950s N. Chestnut Home

Scotch Plains/Fanwood

BOE Remains Open to Parking Options at Park Middle School
Board OKs Second Story Above New Garage
Board OK’s Another Cell Tower Ext. In Scotch Plains

Cranford
Flood Insurance Rates to Drop in Cranford Twp.
Centennial Apartments Approved By Zoning Board
Honors for Winter Teams Highlights School Bd. Meeting

Garwood
Garwood Council Amends 2015 Roadwork Ordinance

Regional
Bridge Contract Cut By $324K; Budget Vote Tonight

Editorial
School Boards Should Move Voting On Budgets, Elections to April
Dear Presidential Contenders: We Seek Sincere Focus on Issues
Internet Advertising Faces Business Plan Derailment
How Do We Know if There is Lead in Our Water: Testing is Key

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Sports

MAKING THE EXCHANGE...Blue Devil Julia Myers, center, completes her handoff to Brooke Schaeffer, left, who ran the anchor leg of the 4x800 at the Union County Relays. The Blue Devils finished second but set a WHS record in the event.

Education
Youth & Government - WHS Earns Outstanding Delegation Award at Conf.

Winning Team - Our House Race to Benefit Developmentally Disabled

Bronze Medallion - Westfield High School Junior Receives Prudential Award
Undefeated Season - Terrill Percussion Ensemble Competes at Lehigh Univ.
Honor Society - Jaruzelski Named To Phi Beta Kappa
Arts & Entertainment
Notable Residencies - NJFO Home Tour Wows With Mix of Homes and Amenities 
Drowsy Chaperone - There’s No Snoozing in CDC’s Production
Popcorn - Keanu: Puss & Galoots
Enter the Dragon - NJ Festival Orchestra to Present Season Finale
Carriage House - Poetry Reading Planned in Fanwood
Community

APPRECIATION...Pete Terry, left, and his wife Judy address Friday’s 24th Annual Mayor’s Gala after being recognized as Scotch Plains’ Volunteer-Couple- of-the-Year.

Week in Sports Blue Devils Stun Summit For UCT Lax Crown in 2 OT; Blue Devils Rock UC Vikings For UC Boys Relays Crown; Lady Blue Devils Tie for 3rd In Union County Track Relays; Raiders Rise in 2nd Q., Down Cougar Lax Boys in UCT; Lady Cougars Rumble Over Warren Hills Lax Ladies; Blue Devil Boys Surge Past Pioneers in UCT Lax Semi; Great Track Athletes A Blue Devil Tradition (Devil's Den); Lady Royals Dodge Blue Devil Surge in UCT Lax Semis

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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