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Westfield Adopts 2017 Budget At 1.43-Percent Increase

Lions Club, Kiwanis Club and of the Friends of Mindowaskin Park volunteered to help with Easter Egg Hunt crowd control.

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
New Downtown Committee Holds Its First Meeting
Fanwood Introduces Budget Of $10.2 M. With $6.2 M. Tax Levy

MS Passes Restrictions on Pets; Introduces Budget


Police will conduct DWI Checkpoint from 9 p.m. on Friday, April 28, until 3 a.m. on Saturday, April 29.

Garwood Fair Share Agreement Heads to Superior Court Today

Peyton's Peek at the Week in Politics


Holocaust Remembrance Events Relevant Today and Tomorrow
City’s Reward For Being Abbott District? Higher Bond Rating

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SURROUNDING A LADY MINUTEMAN...Blue Devils Grace Cash, No. 3, Haley Farella, No. 24, Natalie Bond, No. 19, and company surround a Mendham Lady Minuteman. The Blue Devils scored three goals in 47 seconds to force overtime then senior co-captain Hannah Liddy slammed home the winner for a 10-9 victory at Kehler Stadium in Westfield on April 13.

Asking for Support - Scholarship Foundation Tells Of House-to-House Canvass

Distinguished Students - WHS Key Club Garners State Recognition

Symposium - Kent Place Students Present Bioethics Research
Top Rank - Students Named to Dean's, Honors Lists at FDU
Great Student - Mehorter Earns President's List
Arts & Entertainment
Popcorn - Going in Style: Bank Heist Steals Your Heart
Proud Dancers - Pride and Prejudice Gets The Ballet Treatment
Unique - Indian Forest Residence Featured on Tour of Notable Homes
Ducky Lucky - Scotch Plains Resident Stars In Stinky Cheese Man
Learn & Grow - UCPAC Offers Classes for Children, Adults and Seniors

KEEPING FANWOOD CLEAN...Fanwood will hold a Clean Community Day at the Fanwood Train Station this Saturday, April 22. It kicks off at 8:30 a.m. but participants should arrive at 8 a.m. Greg Cummings, a former long-serving chairman of the Fanwood Planning Board, who has been on the Clean Community Day Committee since it was formed 28 years ago, was recognized at Monday’s borough council meeting by Mayor Colleen Mahr.

Week in Sports Blue Devil Boys Sting Pingry In OT, 7-6 for Lax Bristol Cup; Lady Blue Devils Mesmerize Mendham Laxers in OT, 10-9; Blue Devils Hold Off Charge By Hilltopper Softballers, 4-3; Cougars Punish Linden, 19-2, Creep Closer To .500 Mark; St. Joe’s Blanks Raiders, 9-0, With Farr’s Strong Pitching; WAHOF’s Class of 2018 In One Word: Loaded (Devil's Den)

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Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2017-04-25 Westfield - monthly DWC Promotions Committee Meetings. The next meeting will be held on Thursday, April 27 from 8:45 am to 10:00 am, DWC Conference Room, 105 Elm Street, Lower Level. Light breakfast and coffee will be provided by the DWC.
See all 2017-04-25 Fanwood - The Rescue Squad is offering free CPR classes for Fanwood and Scotch Plains residents during EMS Week, beginning Saturday, May 20th, 2017. CPR, with the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), remains an important tool
See all 2017-04-25 Westfield - The WPD is seeking Crossing Guards. If interested, contact the Traffic Safety Bureau at 908-789-6068 for an application. Police Chief David C. Wayman has announced the Westfield Police Department is seeking applicants for the p
See all 2017-04-25 Garwood - The Borough will hold its 21st Annual Town Wide Yard Sale on Saturday & Sunday, May 20th & May 21st, between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. To participate, you must register at Borough Hall by May 18th, in person or by calling 789-0710
See all 2017-04-24 Scotch Plains - Dr. Heisey in regards to comments made about the memorial in front of the high school; he told me (and said I could quote him) The memorial "is not in disrepair." "It is maintained." It is simply missing an "S" in the lette
See all 2017-04-24 Westfield - AARP Chapter 4137 will meet on Monday May 1st at 1:00 PM.The meeting will be held at the newly renovated, historic site known as The Shady Rest at the Scotch Hills Country Club, at Jerusalem Road and Plainfield Ave. At this mee
See all 2017-04-24 Plainfield On Sunday May 21 at 3 pm, the Crescent Singers will perform their final concert of the season, The Poet Sings, singing works by Randall Thompson, Samuel Barber, Elliot Levine, and more. This concert will feature special guest so
See all 2017-04-23 Fanwood - From Monday, April 24 through Friday, April 28, the hydrants in Fanwood will be flushed for cleaning. To cleanse the system, fire hydrants are systematically opened to increase water flow, allowing the flushing of any minerals an
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