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This week's edition is February 9, 2017
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Nelson Named Principal at Westfield High School; Temporary Lights OK’d Again at Kehler

Westfield
Westfield Extends Overnight Parking; Downtown Discussed
Planning Board Hears Daycare Dispute; Discusses CVS
Recreation Panel Moves Forward With Tamaques Upgrades
Health Board Discusses Lead, Subway Report
Protests to Continue In Front of Lance’s Office

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Zoning Board to Consider Dunkin Donuts on North Ave.
Fanwood Council Reviews Development Prospects
Police Department Marks Accreditation By State Police Chiefs Association

Mountainside
Capitol Senior Housing Complains of Administrative Fee

Cranford
Board Denies 7-Eleven on South, Lincoln in Cranford

Garwood
Garwood Finance Committee Breaks Down Budget

Editorial
Dems Should Not Have Gagged Senate Leader Tom Kean
Veterans Diversion Program Can Provide Second Chance
Now Arriving: The Crazy Train

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Sports

WORKING AN ARM BAR/WRIST...Blue Devil freshman CJ Composto, top, works an arm bar/wrist control on Cougar Patrick Kalnins in his 106-lb bout. Composto recorded an 18-3 tech fall at Cranford on February 3.

Education
Chosen - Westfield Teacher Wins National Award

D.C. Bound - Union Catholic Students Attend March for Life

Well Done - Local Students Named to Regional Dean's Lists
Informative Talk - Christopher Academy Hosts Lecture at Shackamaxon
Continuing Education - Youth Programs Offered at Union County College
Arts & Entertainment
Popcorn - 20th Century Women: Vive la Différence
Patriotic - WHS Musician Performs in All-American Bowl
‘Sweetheart Night’ - Poetry Reading Planned in Fanwood on February 21
Top Voices - Westfield High School Students Perform in Central NJ Region Chorus
Powerful Words - The Wardlaw-Hartridge School Organizes Open Mic Night
Community

HOW SWEET IT IS...Meg Wastie, curator of education for The Museum of Early Trades and Crafts, located in Madison, N.J., presented "The ABCs of Candy" at the Fanwood Memorial Library on Sunday. The presentation, which was part of the library's First Sundays program, was sponsored by the Friends of Fanwood Public Library.

Week in Sports Blue Devils Shake Crusaders’ Tenacity in 44-38 Hoops Win; No. 4 Cougars Record 47-20 Win Over Blue Devil Matmen; Cranford Girls Take Down ALJ Crusader Cagers, 54-43; Softball Taking Schaefer Across Pond to Holland (Devil's Den); Capece, McGovern Win 100th In Mat Victory over Brearley; Raiders Top Cougars, 64-50, In Boys Basketball Showdown; Blue Devils Swat Bees, 57-9, In Mat Section First Round

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Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2017-02-09 Westfield - With the arrival of our first significant snowstorm of the season, we wanted to remind you about the township's ordinance that prohibits parking on the street when there is an accumulation of three inches or more of snow. This
See all 2017-02-08 Garwood - With the upcoming snow storm please make arrangements to have vehicles off roadways once snowfall reaches 3 inches or more. No parking will be enforced on all borough streets for snow removal. 1486586312
See all 2017-02-08 Mountainside - A state of emergency is hereby declared to exist within the municipal limits of the borough whenever there shall be a snowfall of three inches or more; and such emergency shall be presumed to continue for a period of 24 hour
See all 2017-02-01 DC - U.S. Rep. Leonard Lance: "Neil Gorsuch is a thoughtful and qualified choice to replace the great Justice Antonin Scalia. Judge Gorsuch is mainstream conservative who I am confident will be confirmed by the U.S. Senate to the Nation's
See all 2017-01-31 Trenton - Sen. Tom Kean (Westfield) praised Senator Allen in response to todays announcement by Senator Diane Allen (R-Burlington) that she will not seek re-election to the New Jersey Senate. 1485891279
See all 2017-01-30 Linden - New Jersey Blood Services is hosting an Emergency Shortage Blood Drive on Monday, February 6th between 12:30pm - 6:30pm at the Linden Public Library at 31 East Henry Street, Linden. To make an appointment, please call 1-800-933-25
See all 2017-01-27 Union County - The Countys Workforce Innovation Business Center is recruiting qualified Union County residents to fill 500 full-time positions for employment at Blue Apron in Linden. register online at www.ucnj.org/job-event to secure a sp
See all 2017-01-26 Westfield - A writer says, I went to Vine on North Avenue to pick up some groceries Wednesday evening. On the other side of the street were perhaps thirty demonstrator's with signs about Obama Care. Since over half of the "insurance" cente
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