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Planning Board OKs Adding Properties to Barnes Tract
Fire Claims Life of Teenage Male in 1200 Block of Prospect Street

Municipal Election Poll and Debate Schedule

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Fanwood Council Holds Moment Of Silence for Charlottesville
Shady Rest Renovations Set To Be Completed In October
New Fire Chief Focusing on Membersí Needs, Training

Cranford <= more
Park Drive Subdivision Proposal Draws Opposition Over Flooding
Cranford Zoning Board OKs Wawa on North Ave.

Garwood <= more
Garwood to Replace Tax Clerk With Part-Timers

Roselle Mayor Seeks Delay In Mind & Body Project
Democrats Pick Bergen As Assembly Candidate

Our Leaders, Residents Display Unity In Wake of Charlottesville
Removing Symbols Will Not Erase Our History As Americans

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CORRALLING THE THROW...Top Line third baseman Ray DiMaggio corrals the throw as Riversider Tom Wolansky slides into third base in the third inning at Jerseyland Field in Scotch Plains during a UC 50+ B Division playoff game.

Great Job - Local Students Achieve Dean's List at TCNJ

Terrific Opportunity - World Language Enrollment Offered for Young Children

Serving Others - Oak Knoll Students Build Classrooms, Playground
Hats Off - Local Students Graduate From Boston University
Well Done - Kutztown University Announces Degrees
Arts & Entertainment
Florence - City of Art, History, Wine And Sunsets
Delicious - Grillestone Gives Diners Consistently Good Food, Service

Popcorn - Menashe: The Child is Father of the Man

Highly Entertaining - Sense & Sensibility Comes to Life at UCPACís Main Stage

Talented Vocalist - Local Student Selected to Sing at US Open

OUT OF STOCK...Solar eclipse glasses were out of stock quickly at the Scotch Plains Public Library on Monday afternoon as this family enters the building.

Week in Sports St. Wolfgang Roars, Humbles St. Sebastian in Softball; Riverside Nips Top Line In UC 50+ B Division Game 1; St. Joe Downs St. Moses, Setting Up a Playoff Rematch

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Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2017-08-28 Westfield - Firefighters battled an early morning fire Monday morning in the 1200 block of Prospect Street that resulted in the fatality of a person male in his upper teens. Fire Chief David Kelly told The Westfield Leader when firefighter
See all 2017-08-23 Trenton NJ - Bramnick, Bucco discuss the dangers of raising taxes. Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick and Assemblyman Anthony Bucco discuss the dangers of raising taxes in the already most unaffordable state in the nation, at 11:30 a.
See all 2017-08-23 Region - Williamsport PA Little League, New England (Conn) Clobbered NJ (Jackson) today 12 - 2; NJ eliminated. 1503514916
See all 2017-08-23 Scotch Plains - Though this may be late notice for publication, please note that the meeting of the Scotch Plains Downtown Redevelopment Committee is cancelled for Thursday, August 24, 2017. We have a tentative reschedule date of September
See all 2017-08-22 Union - Steve Fossen and Mike Derosier, the original bassist and drummer from the chart-topping 1970s band Heart, have reformed as a new band, Heart by Heart. The Rock & Roll Hall of Famers, along with powerhouse vocalist Somar Macek, sing
See all 2017-08-22 Westfield Troupe of Friends and the Westfield Recreation Dept. will present three free performances of William Shakespeares Macbeth. Show dates are Thursday, Friday and Saturday, August 31, September 1 and 2 at 8pm in Mindowaskin Park, Wes
See all 2017-08-21 Warning - Do not look at the sun today; Man who suffered eye damage in 1962 eclipse warns others not to make the same mistakes; permanent damage to the retina is caused by looking directly at the sun. 1503326729
See all 2017-08-21 Clark - Township Police Department will be holding a DWI checkpoint beginning on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 2100 and ending at 0300 on Sunday, August 27, 2017. The checkpoint will be located in the northbound lanes of Brant Avenue, direc
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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