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Bruce Kaufmann Retiring After Sixteen Years as Rec. Director

Municipal Election Poll and Debate Schedule

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Downtown Committee Awaiting Affordable Housing Settlement
Resolution Passes in Fanwood to Protect Resident Immigrants
YMCA’s Former Grand St. Building Is Being Sold

Mountainside
Senior Sprayed With Gas at Station; Officers Promoted

Cranford
905-Apartment Redevelopment Plan Questioned by Residents
New CF Super. Declares, ‘We’re Better Together’
Twp. Hears Hartz’s Plan; Impact Concerns BOE

Garwood
Guarriello Looks Back on 30 Yrs. As Borough Engineer

Region
Freeholders to OK Funding From UCC for New Field

Editorial
PILOT Agreements Must Stop To Prevent Further Taxpayer Fleecing
Lawmakers Need to Address Affordable-Housing Impact
 

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Sports

GETTING THERE IN THE NICK OF TIME...Cougar Patrick McMahon gets to second base before Green Brook shortstop Jake Memoli makes the tag in the first inning during a 13U game on the varsity field in Cranford on July 12.

Education
Honor Roll - Edison Intermediate School (4th Marking Period)

High GPA - Sloan Named to Dean’s List at Providence Coll.

Incoming - The Pingry School Announces New Trustees
Degrees - James Madison University Announces Local Graduates
Experienced - St. Bartholomew Academy Hires New Vice-Principal
Arts & Entertainment
If You’re France Bound - Forget Paris and Head South
Original Musical - NJYT Presents Midnight Madness

 

Community

FRESH PRODUCE...Fresh cucumbers, beets and peppers were among the Jersey-grown fruits and vegetables available last Saturday at the Farmers’ Market in Scotch Plains, which operates every Saturday through November.

Week in Sports SPF Halts WF 12U White Rally In New Prov. Gold League; Cougars, Green Bk. 13s Adjust To Varsity Sized Baseball Field; WF Blue Hands Pioneers Loss in New Prov. Gold League; Chatham White Tops Cranford In New Providence 8U League; Scotch Plains-Fanwood Rallies To Beat Elmora 10U Boys; Readington Raptors Hold Off Westfield 9U Comeback

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Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2017-07-26 Region - Deadline to file to run for school board candidates (Monday's deadline for Cranford, Fanwood, Garwood, Mountainside, Scotch Plans and Mountainside) 1501088878
See all 2017-07-26 Summit - nj.com; Officials and Overlook Medical Center reached a settlement Tuesday night that boosts the city's budget by about $800,000 a year until 2023, and allows the hospital to keep its nonprofit, tax-exempt status. The agreement is
See all 2017-07-26 Westfield - The August Symphony Orchestra presents a free concert featuring Rossinis high-spirited overture from The Barber of Seville, recognizable from the Bugs Bunny cartoon and countless movies, Mozarts rich Horn Concerto #3 featuring
See all 2017-07-26 Nation - The governments of Iran, North Korea and Russia do not share American values or interests and are active threats to our national security. These regimes will see a united message from the Congress of the United States with an over
See all 2017-07-26 Westfield - Street Closures; The 16th Annual Downtown Westfield 5K and Pizza Extravaganza will be held tomorrow, Wednesday evening, July 26, 2017 (rain or shine!). We expect over 2,400 runners and 6,000 spectators to attend this popular ev
See all 2017-07-25 Springfield - the next evening of Family Fun & Flix, the free summer entertainment and film series on Tuesday evenings, will team-up with National Night Out organizers on August 1 at Meisel Park, off Meisel Avenue in Springfield. 150101
See all 2017-07-25 Plainfield - On or about Tuesday, August 1st, the County of Union will begin resurfacing West Seventh Street in Plainfield from Park Avenue to Clinton Avenue. The project will last five nights. To minimize impact on local traffic, the work
See all 2017-07-25 Cranford - BOE Takes Action to Stop Hartz Mtn. Project. Robyn Orr-Gioffre Specially Written for The Westfield Leader (full article in Thursday's newspaper) The Cranford Board of Education passed a resolution that expresses extreme concern
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