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BOE Creates New Admin. Post for Ex-WHS Principal

Westfield
Standoff With Armed Woman Ends Peacefully

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Council Introduces Health Insurance Ban, Promotes Five Police Officers
FW Seeks Green Acres Grant for Nature Center, Park

Mountainside
Attorney Accuses Police of Racism at Council Meeting

Cranford
Local Flood Control Plan Could End Flooding for Some

Garwood
GW BOE Hears Policy Governance Overview

Region
Governor, Full Legislature, Council Seats on ’17 Ballot
Peyton's Peek at the Week in Politics

Editorial
Inauguration Is Not Just About A President, But Nation As Well
Is Renwick Getting the Ultimate Six-Figure, No-Show Job?

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Sports

FOUR TIME UCT CHAMP, OUTSTANDING WRESTLER...Cougar senior Tom DiGiovanni, top, fends off Summit’s Phil Angelo, 2-1, for the 138-lb crown. DiGiovanni became only the eighth individual in UCT history to win four titles.

Education
Pomp and Circumstance - Language Honor Societies Inductions Held at SP-FHS

Apply Now - Applications Due for DeLeeuw Scholarship

Fund Raiser - Lincoln School Purse Bingo Event Planned for Garwood
Great Job - Area Schools Announce Local Students to Dean's Lists
Grand Invitation - Local Students to Participate In Pres. Inaugural Parade
Arts & Entertainment
Comic Relief - Westfield Community Players Take on Musical Parody
Popcorn - “La La Land” - On the One Hand, and Then on the Other
Tough Teacher - Richard Kline Impresses at UCPAC’s Hamilton Stage
Enabling Students - JCC of Central NJ Receives Making Music Happen Grant
Memorable - Union Catholic Cabaret Night Deemed Huge Success
Community

JOINING THE RANKS...Matthew John Ridge, pictured right, was named a new firefighter to the Fanwood Fire Department during Tuesday night’s borough council meeting. Fire Chief John Piccola is at left.

Week in Sports Raider Swimmers Glide Past Bergen Catholic Boys, 101-69; Cougars Retain UCT Crown, Blue Devil Matmen Get Third; County Swim Meets Sunday at Rutgers (Devil's Den); Raider Girls Lose Nail Biter To Top-Ranked IHA, 89-81; Injury Plagued Raiders Lose To Pope John in Hoops, 64-29; Raider Boys Stay Unbeaten, Defeat Cougar Cagers, 48-33

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Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2017-01-24 Scotch Plains - has scheduled a SPECIAL MEETING for Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at 6:00 PM and Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 6:00 P.M. The purpose of the meeting is for: Executive Session Affordable Housing Element and Fair Share Plan. For
See all 2017-01-24 Union County - 2016 Clerk Annual Report for publication. Contact me with any questions at 908-527-4787 or by email at jrajoppi@ucnj.org. See - http://www.goleader.com/news/docs/ 1485272144
See all 2017-01-24 Plainfield Crescent Concerts presents the Showcase for Exceptional Young Artists on February 26 at 3 pm at Crescent Ave. Presbyterian Church, located at 716 Watchung Ave. This concert features talented young musicians, ages 18 and under, c
See all 2017-01-24 Union - Annual Sweethearts dance Saturday - Feb. 11th - from 7 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Union Elks Lodge 1583 - 281 Chestnut St. - Union, NJ $20.00 per person Roast Beer Dinner - Salad - Dessert DJ Music - Tricky Tray Proceeds Benefits S
See all 2017-01-23 Area from NJ.com - The nor'easter that's been battering the Jersey Shore with powerful winds and pounding surf since Monday morning isn't near finished or even at peak yet for most of the state. That's the word from meteorologists who have
See all 2017-01-23 Summit - Please be advised: All after school and evening activities have been canceled by the Summit Public Schools. In the event of high winds causing downed power lines, please call 911. Report all power outages to JCP&L at 888-544-4877.
See all 2017-01-22 Morristown Audience goers will be moved by the romanticism of Circle of Dvorak at New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestras winter concert on March 5 at 3:00 p.m. at the College of Saint Elizabeth. All four of NJIOs groups (two full orchestr
See all 2017-01-18 Cranford - New Jersey Blood Services is hosting an Emergency Shortage Blood Drive on Tuesday, January 31st between 2:30pm-8:30pm at Orange Avenue School, 901 Orange Ave. in Cranford. To make an appointment, please visit http://tinyurl.com/
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