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This week's edition is April 13, 2017
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Westfield Zoning Board OKs Seven Applications

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Planning Board Begins Talks On Community Ctr.
Council to Consider Budget And Capital Bond Ord. Next Week
Bid to Modify North Ave. Gas Station Is Withdrawn

Cranford to Publish RFP For Birchwood Property
Birchwood Redevelopment Hearing Set for April 20

Garwood OKs Resolution For Fair Share Housing Plan

Suicide Prevention Changes To Be Made at Cornerstone
Peyton's Peek at the Week in Politics

Local Holiday Traditions Are Worth Keeping Alive
Another Primary Featuring Few Competitive Races
Once Jews Were Slaves in Egypt

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SOARING INTO THIRD...Cougar Jayna Mallon soars into third base in the seventh inning and eventually scores the tying run against Governor Livingston. The Cougars defeated the Highlanders, 2-1, at Adams Field in Cranford on April 7.

Honor Roll - Westfield High School (2nd Marking Period)

Chosen - Susan Naples Is Named Educator of the Year

Extraordinary - Roosevelt Teacher Receives Education Award
Operation Smile - Mount Saint Mary Student Attends World Hlth. Day
Arts & Entertainment
Popcorn - Ghost in the Shell: Machine Politics
Outstanding Residencies - Orchestra Friends Announce 33rd Tour of Notable Homes
Finale - 9 to 5, The Musical Gives Comedic Finish to Season
Discussion - Panel Planned On College Dance
Carriage House - National Poetry Month Celebrated in Fanwood

MEET THE EASTER BUNNY...These youngsters meet the Easter Bunny during Saturdayís Easter Egg Hunt in Scotch Plains.

Week in Sports Cougars Plate 2 in 7th; Shock GL Highlander Softballers, 2-1; Blue Devilsí Bats Deliver 9-3 Victory Over Cranford Nine; Itís Never Too Early To Talk WHS Baseball (Devil's Den); SPF Baseball Raiders Topple Elizabeth Minutemen, 13-2; G.L. Highlanders Trip Up Blue Devils in Baseball, 6-2; Cougars Score 2 in Seventh, Sting Raider Baseballers, 3-2

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Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2017-04-19 Westfield - On April30, 2017 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm there will an exhibit on the Westfield Fire Department at the Westfield Historical Society at 314 Mountain Avenue in Westfield. The Fire Department 's trucks and equipment will be outside
See all 2017-04-19 Westfield - Baseball, WBL's annual Opening Day Parade and Carnival this Sat, 4/22! Some story as every year, Kindergarten - through 4th grade Leagues meet at Mindowaskin Park to start the parade at 9:30 am. Route goes to the Gumbert Field
See all 2017-04-18 Westfield - The Westfield Memorial Day Parade Committee invites everyone interested in participating in this years parade to come to the planning meeting at The American Legion, Martin Wallberg, Post #3 on North Avenue at 8:00 p.m., Wednes
See all 2017-04-17 Union County - Due to last weeks cancellation, the regular meeting of the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders will be held this Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 7 p.m. The following Thursday, April 27, 2017 will be a double meeting (agenda
See all 2017-04-17 Cranford - Clay Courts Club (CCCC) has announced the availability of 2017 membership applications, as well as the schedule for the 2017 Tennis Academy program for both youth and adults. The Club anticipates the opening of the courts in lat
See all 2017-04-17 Garwood - An article published under the headline Garwood OKs Resolution for Fair Share Housing Plan in last weeks Leader reported incorrectly that garbage and recycling materials can be mixed and will be collected together. Those material
See all 2017-04-17 WESTFIELD - ADULT PICKUP SOFTBALL 2017 STARTS in April to November. 21st year in the making; Every Sunday, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, Brookside field Scotch plains. This is a very simple concept. Bring a glove and some old clothes, and just have
See all 2017-04-14 WASHINGTON, DC - Many of the top candy makers have scrubbed the word "Easter" from their advertising and packaging. Hershey's, M&M's, Lindor, Russell Stover, Dove, Rolo, and Twix have all produced Easter themed candy without mentioning the
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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