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Prospect Street Blaze Claims Life Of 19-Yr.-Old Man, Family Dog

Municipal Election Poll and Debate Schedule
Town Schools to Open Wed. With Two New Principals, 35 Teachers
BOE OKs New Asst. Principal; Election Candidates Declared

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
UNICO Festival Kicks Off Busy Fall Schedule For Scotch Plains
Scotch Plains-Fanwood Schools Open Wed. for 5,600 Students
Fanwood Passes Resolutions; Carries Applications to Sept. 

Cranford <= more
Cranford’s Court Hearing Postponed to September 19
Cranford Schools to Open Sept. 7 for Over 3,800 Kids
BOE OKs Appointments For Cranford Schools

Garwood <= more

Candidates Need to Stay Out Of Mud This Campaign Season
Best of Luck to Students, Staff As New School Year Begins

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BLUE DEVILS’ TEAM CAPTAINS...Pictured, left to right, Jake Vall-Llobera, Adam McDaniel, Jake Dayon, Shea Elliott and Jack McCauley have been selected team captains of the Westfield Blue Devils football team.

Well Done - University of Rhode Island Tells Spring 2017 Dean's List

Great Job - Seton Hall Announces Spring 2017 Dean's List

Nice Work - Students Named to the Marist College Dean's List
Distinguished - Local Residents Named to Dean's List at RIT
Hats Off - Local Students Graduate from TCNJ
Arts & Entertainment
Popcorn - The Only Living Boy in New York: What This World Needs Now
New Show - Chansonettes to Begin Rehearsal For ‘An Old Fashioned Holiday’

Carriage House - Fanwood Poetry Reading to Feature Mother-Son Duo

Come And Enjoy - Standing on Ceremony To be Presented at CDC


CAR MADNESS IN SCOTCH PLAINS...Members of Car Nutz enjoy each other's company at the August 23 informal show in the parking lot of the Scotchwood Diner.

Week in Sports Deegan Nails Linwood In UC 50+ A Division Game 1; Blue Devils Must Seek Their ‘Own Identity’ in Football; Team Chemistry Could Seed Good Reactions for SPF Boys; St. Sebastian Pitching Quiets St. Wolfgang in Playoffs; Lady Cougars Have Defensive Strength & Depth in Soccer; Blue Devils Key on Strong ‘D’, Preparedness in Boys Soccer

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Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2017-09-06 Union County, NJ Union County will sponsor a free recycling event for electronic equipment on Saturday, September 16, to help Union County residents safely dispose of electronic equipment that cannot be placed in regular household garbage.
See all 2017-09-05 Mountainside - Rotary in cooperation with the Mountainside Recreation Department will be hosting its first annual Pickleball tournament. Pickleball is the fastest growing sport in America. It is a combination of badminton, tennis, and tabl
See all 2017-09-04 Westfield - The Health Bd. Meeting will Start at 5 on Sept. 11. Thank you for publishing my letter in your August 17, 2017 edition. Unfortunately I made a mistake in the letter; the next meeting will be on September 11, 2017 at 5 p.m., not
See all 2017-09-04 Mountainside - Firefighters & Police Officers will be at Boro Hall today from 8:30 to 6pm accepting donations for the Help for Houston relief effort. Supplies such as non-perishable food items, new dry clothing, blankets, towels, and baby
See all 2017-09-01 Westfield - This week a terrible error was made in publishing an advertisement that is insensitive and out of line. I deeply regret this and apologize to the community, our readers and the Tooley family. I ask for your forgiveness. I am re
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
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The Westfield Leader and The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Times
PO Box 250, 251 North Ave. West, Westfield, NJ 07091
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