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September 15, 2016
(Archives to 1907)
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Discussion Begins on How To Fill Downtown Vacancies

Mindowaskin Pond to be Emptied Today for Dredging
Restaurant Given OK at Central and South
Turf Fields at Tamaques Has Finance Committee Support

Scotch Plains/Fanwood

Community Garden Receives Several Green Thumbs Up
Ashbrook Nursing & Rehab. Ctr. Expansion Hearing Set to Resume

Flood Insur. Rate Drops; Bulky Waste Cancelled
Fall Bulk Waste Program Cancelled, Slated for Spring
Lease of Memorial Field OK’d By Board of Education
Glass Fusing Studio Set for Cranford on South Avenue
Trinity’s Expanded Lot Gets Third Hearing; Draws Another Large Crowd

GW Council Tables Vote on Petro-Casale Redevelopment Plan
GW Casale Financial Plan Worksheet

Freeholders Set to Okay New Juvenile Jail School Provider

Keeping Safety A Priority With New School Year Underway
Voters Shouldn’t Let POTUS Race Overshadow Local Contests

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BREAKING FOR AN 85-YARD TD...Blue Devil Ishmael Glasco finds several openings and returns the kickoff 85 yards for a touchdown in the game against the Linden Tigers in Linden on September 9. Westfield shut out Linden, 30-0.

Girls Gone Wired - UCC to Offer App Building Class

Supportive Environment - WHS Students Trained to Heal Others Through Listening

Fresh Faces - New Teachers Join Westfield School District
Distinguished - FDU Announces Inductees Into Honor Society
Great Job - Local Students Graduate from Area Colleges
Arts & Entertainment
Dream Comes True - Fearless Productions Presents ‘Little-known’ Musical
Eating Pleasure - Pairings in Cranford Doesn’t Disappoint
Road to Broadway - NJYT Performing Arts Classes To Begin in October
Not To Be Missed - Westfield Historical Society Announces Annual Applefest
Dynamic - NJFO Announces 2016-2017 Program

LET THEIR BE LIGHT...George Kreitz of Lunch Hour Lamp Company displays his creations Saturday at the Cranford Antique Show in the parking lot of the United Methodist Church.

Week in Sports Blue Streaks’ Early Strikes Downs Raider Gridders, 22-10; Blue Devils Stun Tigers, 30-0 In Football Season Opener; Plenty of Good Reasons To Follow WHS Sports (Devil's Den); Inspired Raider Boys Rally To Nip Westfield in Soccer, 2-1; Blue Devil Gymnasts’ Focus Is Qualify for States as a ‘Team’; St. Max Nips John Paul, 8-6, For St. Bart’s Softball Crown; Blue Devil X-C Boys, Girls Off to Nice Start in Preseason; Pioneers Stun Cougars, 41-17, Suffers Worst Loss in 3 Years

Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2016-09-20 Mountainside - Police are attempting to locate Yehoshua "Josh" Appel, a 93 year old white male who lives in our jurisdiction. He was last seen on 9/18/16 when he was scheduled to go to an auto body shop on Springfield Ave. in Westfield, NJ
See all 2016-09-20 Cranford - Livingston Avenue School PTA in Cranford, NJ will be holding our Family-Friendly Haunted House . This event will support the PTA which works directly with Livingston Avenue School to provide everything that students need to be s
See all 2016-09-19 Union County - Linden police departments have apprehended both the primary and secondary suspects involved in recent bombing attempts in our area; 11:54. 1474303844
See all 2016-09-19 Westfield - Community Day at Presbyterian Church in Westfield (PCW) on Sunday 9/25. Join us on the front lawn, on the corner of E. Broad and Mountain Ave. 11:00am 1:00pm Picnic, games, bouncy house and more. There will be one church servic
See all 2016-09-19 NYPD - Seeks bombing suspect. We at the NYPD are asking for your assistance in locating Ahmad Khan Rahami. Rahami is wanted for questioning in connection with an explosion that occurred on September 17, 2016, at approximately 8:30 p.m. in
See all 2016-09-19 Elizabeth - FBI bomb investigation; Please be informed that the Union County Division of Youth Services, Tax and Election Boards are closed and inaccessible to the public and employees until further notice due to an ongoing FBI bomb invest
See all 2016-09-18 Westfield - Rainbows, the local site for Rainbows International, is a non-profit organization offering free peer support groups for children ages 6-12, who are dealing with loss through separation, divorce, death, illness or other painful
See all 2016-09-16 Garwood - Borough residents will have a chance to hear the candidates for Borough Council during an October appearance at the Pointe, the condominium complex between Maple and Chestnut Streets. They will also have an opportunity to propose
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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