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County Gives Out $1.9 Million In Grants to Municipalities

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Board to Start Downtown Redevelopment Evaluation
Fanwood Introduces Budget; Residents Oppose Sidewalk
Shady Rest Renovation Bid Questioned by Twp. Council
Rec. Commission Discusses Wheel Toss, Skate Park

Lance Fields Healthcare, Medicaid Questions
Parking Lot Expansion Withdrawn by Church

Board Members Critical Of Hiring of New Planner

County Gives Out $1.9 Million In Grants to Municipalities
Primary Races for Governor To Be Decided Tuesday
Peyton's Peek at the Week in Politics

Governorís Race Is Main Event In Tuesdayís Primary Election
Celebrate the Season ó Summer Has Much to Offer In Our Towns

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SCRAMBLING BACK TO THIRD...Hawks runner Amanda Leary dives back to third safely after being caught in a rundown by Blue Devils Danielle Rinaldi, left, and Julia Romano in the second inning in Westfield on May 23.

Honor Roll - Edison Intermediate School (3rd Marking Period)

College Bound - WEA Awards Scholarships To the Class of 2017

Top Staff - WHS Names Award Winning Teachers
Spirit of Giving - Franklin School Hosts Community Service Night
Senior Honor - Chloe Bryen Awarded the Dashiell-Thurstone Prize
Arts & Entertainment
Celebratory - Fanwood Arts Council to Host Book Launch for Nancy Lubarsky
Popcorn - Alien: Covenant - Allís Lousy that Ends Lousy
Public Invited - Westfield Historical Society Offers An Afternoon of Music and Dance
Carriage House - Fanwood Arts Council to Host Book Launch for Nancy Lubarsky
Workshop - NJIO Offers Summer Instrument Programs

A TRIBUTE TO FALLEN HEROES...At the Memorial Day Concert Sunday night in Scotch Plains, the crowds are bundled for the cool temperatures. The Full Count Big Band played patriotic songs, among them tunes from World War II.

Week in Sports Cougars Outlast Ferris In 10-Inning Baseball Classic; Hawks Slip Past Blue Devils In Group Section Softball; Dwyer, Moncayo, Mozie, Cadet Win at Section Track & Field; Millburn Blanks Raiders In Sectional Quarterfinals; BrH2O Tops Blue Devils In Boys Lacrosse Semifinals; Blue Devils Rout Piscataway In NJ Sectional Baseball; Devils of the Year: LaCorte, Rinaldi (Devil's Den)

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Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2017-06-07 State - the seven people running in the Nov. 7 general election: DEMOCRAT Phil Murphy, a former U.S. ambassador to Germany REPUBLICAN Kim Guadagno, the state's lieutenant governor LIBERTARIAN Peter Rohrman, an operations director for an in
See all 2017-06-06 Cranford - Hartz Mountain Industries proposes to increase Cranford's population by 8 percent, according to its application to build 905 apartments at 750 Walnut Avenue. The Westfield Leader filed an OPRA (Open Public Records Act) request,
See all 2017-06-05 Westfield - The 2017 Bulk Waste Collection for the 3rd Ward will take place the week of June 26-30. In order to register by mail, your registration form and check must be mailed to the Department of Public Works in an envelope that is post
See all 2017-06-03 Westfield - Special Town Council Meeting: BE ADVISED that the Town Council of the Town of Westfield will hold a Special Meeting as follows: Date: June 6, 2017 Time: 6:00 p.m. No action will be taken. The meeting is not open to the public.
See all 2017-06-02 Trenton - 2 Birdsall execs get jail time in $1M pay-to-play scheme. But to date, no politician who benefited from the scheme has been formally charged with a crime. http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2017/06/2_birdsall_execs_get_jail_time_in
See all 2017-06-02 Paris - Quote of the Day - "I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris," President Trump said. 1496403466
See all 2017-06-02 Scotch Plains - The Center for Hope Hospice & Palliative Care will hold its annual Wine Tasting and Silent Auction on Sunday, June 11, 2017 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. It will be hosted at 16 Prospect Wine Bar & Bistro at 16 Prospect Street in
See all 2017-06-01 Cranford - Hartz Mountain Industries has requested to move its planning board hearing from Wednesday. June 7 to Wednesday, July 5 for property at 750 Walnut Avenue, where it wants to rezone the property to build 905 apartments and two swim
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PO Box 250, 251 North Ave. West, Westfield, NJ 07091
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