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Skibitsky Faces Challenge From Brindle for Mayor

Westfield
Downtown Task Force Makes Recommendations to Council
CVS OK’d for New Hours; Bryant Avenue Subdiv. Granted
Board to Continue Townhouses Hearing on April 26
Fourth ‘Watcher’ Letter Unconfirmed

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Residents Voice Complaints on Lot Between School One and Park
Fanwood Council Makes Temp. Construction Office Appointments
Mayor Hopes County Will Aid In Revaluation Funding

Mountainside
Borough Considers Cat, Charity Bin Ordinances

Region
Candidates File to Run for Local Offices

Editorial
Congress’ OK of ISP Bill Could Result In Sale of Web Searches
A Century Later, We Recall Those Who Served In WW I

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Sports

AVOIDING BEING PICKED OFF...Raider Matt Fox dives back to first before Blue Devil first baseman Chris Wagner gets the throw from pitcher Alex Pancini in the first inning at Scotch Plains. The Raiders beat the Blue Devils, 9-3.

Education
Seeking Excellence - Outstanding Int. Teacher Award Nominations Sought

New Skills - Edison Intermediate School Serves Up Enriching Choices

Moving On Up - Westfield Students Win YEA Shark Tank Competition
High Achievement - 169 AP Awards Earned at Westfield High School
Helping Hand - Tamaques School Raises $5K for Heifer International
Arts & Entertainment
Great Production - Oratorio Singers, P.D.Q. Bach Bring Surprise and Laughter
Local Historian - County Clerk Rajoppi Publishes Second Family Based History Book
Popcorn - Life: No Bowl of Cherries
Exhibition - SPF Art Teacher’s Work On Display at Kean University
Public Invited - Free Concert Given by the Musical Club of Westfield
Community

HURDLING THROUGH...These youngsters enjoy the Kids Fun Race Obstacle Course prior to Saint Bart’s 5K race Saturday morning at St. Bartholomew the Apostle Roman Catholic Church in Scotch Plains.

Week in Sports Raiders Rise in Fifth, Defeat Westfield Nine in Opener, 9-3; Blue Devil Lady Laxers Silence Saddle River Day Rebels, 16-11; Blue Devils Knock Knights In Boys Lacrosse Opener, 14-6; Raiders Stop Cougars, 13-3, In Cole’s Cup Boys Lacrosse; Blue Devil Boys to Soon Gage Where They Belong in Tennis; Visit By a ‘Giant’ Surprise Caps a Memorable Season (Devil's Den); Cougars Stop Westfield, 8-2, In Softball Season Opener; Cranford Lady Cougars Ready To ‘Roar’ This Softball Season; Raiders Soak Paramus, 12-8, In Girls Lax Home Opener

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Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2017-04-12 Fanwood - The Fanwood Rescue Squad is a volunteer organization that has provided our local community free emergency medical services since 1948. In May, in coordination with EMS month, the Rescue Squad offers free CPR classes to a limited
See all 2017-04-11 Summit - On May 7 at 3 pm, NJ Intergenerational Orchestra will perform its spring concert, Grand Gestures, featuring renowned NJSO associate concertmaster and violinist Brennan Sweet. Works by Respighi, Bruch, Beethoven, and more will be p
See all 2017-04-11 Westfield - The Martin Wallberg American Legion Post 3 Family is hosting a Community Craft and Yard Sale on Saturday April 22, 2017 from 8:00am to 1:00pm at 1003 North Avenue West, Westfield (Corner of Crossway and North Avenue.) We have s
See all 2017-04-11 Union County - The Trailside Nature and Science Centers Spring program is online. Registration for workshops Toddler Time, Two of Us, Small Fry Days and After-School Explorations is now open. Roster spots for Family Programs and Trailside
See all 2017-04-11 Springfield - St. James the Apostle Church, 45 South Springfield Avenue, Springfield, will hold its annual festival from May 2-6, 2017 on the parish grounds. Featured will be rides, food, games, a money wheel, a Tin Can Auction and a beer
See all 2017-04-10 Clark - New Jersey Blood Services is hosting a Community Blood Drive on Thursday, April 27th between 1:30pm - 7:30pm at the Clark Volunteer Emergency Squad, 875 Raritan Road in Clark. To make an appointment, please visit http://tinyurl.com
See all 2017-04-10 Cranford - The Cranford Police Department will be conducting a Driving While Intoxicated Checkpoint within the Township from 9 pm on April 28th until 3 am on April 29th, 2017. 1491846308
See all 2017-04-10 Union County - To report a pothole or any other issue with a county road, use an online form available through the Union County Department of Public Works and Facilities Management at http://www.ucnj.org/pot-hole/ The online form lists onl
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PO Box 250, 251 North Ave. West, Westfield, NJ 07091
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