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This week's edition is March 2, 2017
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Lance Faces Vocal Voters At Raucous Town Hall Meeting

Westfield
Andrew Skibitsky to Seek Another Term as Westfield’s Mayor
Westfield Saying Goodbye To Two Music Directors
Downtown Westfield Corporation Holds Reorganization Meeting, OK’s ‘17 Budget

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Board of Education Projects a $91-Million Operating Budget for 2017-2018
Station Square Developer To Add 40 Square Feet in Depth
Cell Carrier Will Get More Time to Reinstall Antennas
Fanwood Considering Budget Cuts, Revenue Options

Cranford
Cranford to Begin Environmental Investigation of Birchwood
Board Of Education Recognizes Student Achievement

Garwood
Garwood Council Approves Police Department Ordinance

Region
Summit Residents Ask County to Stay Within Cap
County Manager Releases $503.3 Million Executive Budget

Editorial
Wishing Imagine Continued Success at Its New Home Base
Representative Lance Deserves Credit for Holding Town Hall Meeting

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Sports

NOT LETTING HIM GET AWAY...Blue Devil freshman CJ Composto drags Larry Melchione (Seton Hall Prep) back into the circle and later pins him in 1:16 with a double arm bar stack to claim the 106-lb UCT crown on February 24.

Education
Honor Roll - Park Middle School (2nd Marking Period)

Student View - Written by local High School Students

Forms Available - Garwood Announces Kindergarten Registration
Well Done - Area Schools Named to Regional Dean's Lists
Young Authors - Wardlaw Hartridge First Graders Present Written Work
Arts & Entertainment
New Performance - Alliance Repertory Theatre Presents Danny and the Deep Blue Sea
Popcorn - Lion: A Prince of the Jungle
Milestone - NJWA Celebrates 45th Anniversary Gala Brunch
Famous Classic - Romeo and Juliet Comes to UCPAC With a Twist
Public Invited - Free Evening Concerts Offered in Westfield
Community

AMENDED PLAN...Architect Joseph DeLucia shows the amended plan for the Station Square housing development to the Fanwood Planning Board at the board’s meeting last Wednesday night.

Week in Sports Cougars Claim 2, WF 1, SPF 1 Champ at Region 4 Wrestling; Blue Devils’ ‘Drive’ Fouls Up Pioneers in UCT Semis, 39-33; Lady Cougars Avert Disaster; Nip Mo. Catholic in OT, 47-46; Cougars Lose Season Finale, Fall, 70-56, to Roselle Cagers; Roselle Nips Raiders 45-42, NJSIAA Hoops Playoffs Next; Yes, the Tall Girl Plays Basketball, and Tuba! (Devil's Den)

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Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2017-03-08 Cranford - Garden Club of Cranford 2017 Wismer Scholarship - The Garden Club of Cranford is pleased to announce that it will begin accepting applications for the 2017 Wismer Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship application is open to all
See all 2017-03-06 New Brunswick - NJState Theatre New Jersey has appointed a new member to the Board of Trustees: Craig J. Guiffre of Scotch Plains 1488807820
See all 2017-03-05 Westfield - Fatal pedestrian strike involving off-duty State Trooper under investigation; A teenager was killed in Westfield Saturday evening when struck by a service vehicle driven by an off-duty New Jersey State Police Trooper, acting Un
See all 2017-03-05 New Providence - NJ Intergenerational Orchestra will be holding Open House rehearsals on March 9 and 16 for its upcoming concert, which features renowned guest artist, Brennan Sweet, the Associate Concertmaster of the NJ Symphony Orchestra
See all 2017-03-03 Scotch Plains - Park Middle Schools Drama Club will present the musical Honk! Junior on March 24, 25 and 26. Honk! Jr. is the modern retelling of the beloved Hans Christian Andersen tale The Ugly Ducking. Tickets are available at http://pa
See all 2017-03-02 Scotch Plains - New Jersey Blood Services is hosting a Blood Drive on Sunday, March 5th between 8:30am - 1pm at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 1571 Martine Avenue. To make an appointment, call 1-800-933-2566. Walk-ins are welcome! 148
See all 2017-03-02 Scotch Plains - Ashbrook Ladies 9 Hole Golf league begins April 6. Applications are now being accepted. Established handicaps are desirable but not required. Our players enjoy golf on beautiful Thursday mornings, camaraderie and someti
See all 2017-03-02 Westfield - UNICO is sponsoring a Flapjack fundraiser to benefit our veterans and active military through Bonds of Courage. Bonds of Courage is a non profit charity that provides a network of support services to troops, veterans and milita
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