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

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May 26, 2016
(Archives to 1907)
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Westfield BOE Addresses Strategic Plan, Class Size

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Restoration of Frazee House Is Set to Move Forward
Planning Board Approves Lake Avenue Subdivision 

MS Approves 30-Unit Condo Complex
MS BOE Close to New Send-Receive Deal

CF Introduces $3.77-Mil. Capital Budget
Board Unhappy Substation Plans Still Visible from Street
North Ave. Quick Chek Debate to Continue
Crowd Protest High School Principal’s Termination

GW Council OKs $445K Ordinance For Roads

Memorial Day Parades Slated for Monday in Towns
Peyton's Peek at the Week in Politics

Memorial Day Commemorates Military Lives and Sacrifice
Why Is Fanwood Terminating Contract With Recycling Assoc.?

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BACK IN ACTION...Blue Devil Jake Wornow, No. 43, got back into the action and contributed a pair of assists in the 10-1 victory over Montclair in the North Jersey Group 4 sectionals at Gary Kehler Stadium in Westfield on May 18.

Student View - U.S. Needs to Boost Science Education to Stay Competitive

Honor Roll - Park Middle School: 3rd Marking Period

Very Deserving - Woman’s Club of Westfield Awards 2016 Scholarships
Honor Society - Pingry School Inducts Seniors into Cum Laude Soc.
Competition - Holy Trinity Chess Team Takes Home Trophies
Arts & Entertainment
Making BBQ Great Again - Thirty-somethings’ Cook-Off Competition Gets Fierce
Popcorn - The Meddler: Mommy Nosiest
Exhibition - Local Students Earn Gold Medals During Somerset County Teen Arts Festival
Annual Performance - Junior Musical Club to Present Graduation Recital
Cameo - CDC Junior Theatre Meets Broadway Performer

THEY’RE BAAAAACK...During Memorial Day weekend, the Fanwood Environmental Commission will welcome back grazing goats to the Fanwood Nature Center to eat non-native, invasive plants.

Week in Sports Blue Devils Down Mounties In North 4 Boys Lacrosse; Lady Vikings Set Meet Record At UCT Track Championship; Westfield School Boosters Association Presents 49th Annual Booster Club Awards to 30 High School Senior Athletes; Blue Devil Tennis Boys Blank N. Hunterdon, in Section; Raiders Star on ‘Senior Day’, Nip So. Plainfield. Tigers; Hyland, Blue Devils Blank SPF Raiders, 4-0, in Softball; Raiders Thump Hanover Park In Boys Lax Sectionals; Union Farmers Edge Vikings For UCT Track Championship; Fast-Growing Lacrosse Is Big Part of WHS’s Arsenal (Devil's Den)

Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2016-05-31 Union County - several free recycling events coming up this month. Scrap Metal Recycling continues in June with events on the first Thursday (June 2nd ) and Third Saturday (June 18th) of each month. There are three (3) locations in Union C
See all 2016-05-24 Mountainside - On Friday May 27, 2016, the Mountainside Police Department in conjunction with the Union County Police Department will be conducting a D.W.I. checkpoint. The checkpoint will be located along Route 22 East, between the hours
See all 2016-05-20 Westfield - The NJFO season concludes with two maestros and two masterpieces! Shuang Guo conducts Xians Yellow River Cantata, with its famous Ode to the Yellow River, the undisputed champion of choral work in China. David Wroe conducts Dvo
See all 2016-05-20 Garwood - Police advise: Please be aware many people have received phone calls from someone claiming to work for the IRS. Do not give them any personal information or payment this is a phone scam. There has been an increase in this activit
See all 2016-05-20 Newark - The NJ TRANSIT Police Department (NJTPD) Office of Emergency Management (OEM), together with local partners, will conduct a training exercise on Saturday, May 21 at the Newark Penn Station Light Rail platforms beginning at 8 a.m.
See all 2016-05-19 New Providence Summer programs at New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra (NJIO) begin on June 9th with the first of two Chamber Music Workshops. Programs are scheduled on Thursdays, 7-9 pm. 570 Central Avenue, New Providence, NJ. Pre-regis
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
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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