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Residents Oppose Development For Circa-1755 Pierson House

Westfield
Municipal Election Poll and Debate Schedule
New Retail Trends Causing Changes In Downtown Westfield

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Downtown Slated For Housing As Revitalization Plans Advance
Shady Rest Interior Work Eyed For Completion By Fall

Cranford <= more
Twn. Makes $18.5-Mil. Deal To Sell Birchwood Ave.
BOE Calls Hartz Project A ‘Hardship’ for District
DMC Presents Strategic Plan To Planning, Zoning Bds.

Garwood <= more
Garwood Expands Parking Restrictions in Res. Areas

Region
Freeholders OK Funding For Several Projects
Peyton's Peek at the Week in Politics

Editorial
Critical Community Needs Do Not Take the Summer Off
Is State Sending Mixed Message On Smoking, Marijuana Use?
 

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Sports

TRYING TO ELUDE A DEFENDER...Union County All-Star quarterback Brian Oblachinski (Cranford No. 12) tries to elude Middlesex All-Star Da’Avian Ellington (Woodbridge) during the Snapple Bowl at Kean University on July 20.

Education
Selected to Participate - Westfield Teacher Attends Summer Program in D.C.

Techies - Westfield STEM Camp Attracts Future Engineers

Congrats - Westfield Students Graduate Hobart and William Smith
Well Done - Local Students Named to Dean’s List at Susquehanna
Hats Off - Dean’s List Announced At William & Mary
Arts & Entertainment
Now Playing - Keeping up with the Joneses at Alliance Rep Theatre in Summit
Recession Living - Premiere Stages’ Skeleton Crew Fleshes Out Hope and Fear

Popcorn - Baby Driver: Runs on Hi-Test

Musical Enjoyment - August Symphony Orchestra Presents Free Concert in WF

Centennial - CDC Invites Director’s Submissions for 100th Season
Community

A STAR IS BORN...Students from the S.T.A.R.S. theater group perform Lion King KIDS on Sunday at the Alan Augustine Village Green in Scotch Plains.

Week in Sports SPF Halts Westfield Downs Colonia In Parkway League 12U Ball; Union ‘Strikes’ in 4th; Downs Mid’sex in Snapple Bowl; St. Joe Unsettles St. Sebastian In St. Bart’s Softball; Westfield Falls to Long Hill In 14U Softball Action; Amer. Legion 60+ Seniors Stop Cranford VFW in Softball

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See all 2017-08-01 Westfield - Leader/Times Service Announcement: Use our Classified Columns to find the things you want or sell the things you don't need. Advertising that serves everyone! Submit yours
See all 2017-08-01 New Jersey - Asm. Jerry Green (Plainfield) says providing affordable housing is his main focus in Trenton. "Policies for housing are not moving in the right direction under this governor. Affordable housing must follow Council of Affordabl
See all 2017-08-01 Union County - Voting important dates: Tuesday, October 31st - Last day to apply by mail for a Mail-In Ballot for the General Election* Monday, November 6th - Last day to apply in person for a Mail-In Ballot before 3:00 p.m. in the County
See all 2017-08-01 Nation - Please help us bring awareness to the 22 Veterans a day that are committing suicide. We need your help with a donation and also with share the word. https://www.gofundme.com/race4Veterans 1501607661
See all 2017-08-01 Mountainside - Coles Ave. from New Providence Rd. in Mountainside to Glenside Ave. in Scotch Plains will be closed tonight from 7pm to 6am for paving. Please plan alternate routes and follow posted detours. 1501607520
See all 2017-07-31 Cranford - Re your Birchwood OPRA, Access to RFPs are being denied at this time based on N.J.S.A.47:1A-1 (Legislative Findings) Exemption No. 11 information which, if disclosed, would give an advantage to competitors or bidders and the pub
See all 2017-07-31 TRENTON Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick issued the following statement: The speaker of the General Assembly rejected my request to vote on this important issue on procedural grounds. I will continue to fight to sustain home rule on
See all 2017-07-31 Mountainside - NJ DOT has closed the 3rd west to east u-turn on Route 22 and the left lane of Route 22 E from New Providence Rd to Parkway for tree work. Westbound vehicles heading to Mountain Ave or Westfield are being detoured to New Pro
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PO Box 250, 251 North Ave. West, Westfield, NJ 07091
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