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This week's edition is March 9, 2017
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Westfield High School Freshman Killed Crossing Central Avenue

Sanctuary City Debate Continues In Westfield
Health Board Tells Restaurant Hearing

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Fanwood Prepares for Tax Increase, Construction Projects
Scotch Plains Council Eyes Downtown Subcommittee
Zoning Board to Continue Cell Tower Hearing
Scotch Plains Residents Face $26 Hike for Budget

Mountainside Has Met Affordable Housing Quota
Municipal Portion of Taxes To Rise $57 In Mountainside

DMC Shares Vision of Downtown Cranford Future

Leaders Stress Sense of Community Amid Anti-Semitic Incidents
County Begins Hearings On Department Budgets; Two More Sessions Set
County Looks to Hire Management Company for Sports Center

Congratulations and Thanks To Scotch Plains Squad on 80th Anniversary
County Needs to Rely Less on Tax Dollars to Support Budget

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KNOCKING OFF THE TOP DOG...Raider Sam Wustefeld, left, pinned top-seeded Shane Sosinsky (Northern Highlands) in his 182-lb quarterfinal and went on to place second at the NJSIAA Championships in Atlantic City on March 5.

Honor Roll - Edison Intermediate School (2nd Marking Period)

Now Available - College Women's Club of Cranford Offers Scholarship Applications

Awarded - Holy Trinity Eighth Graders Receive Scholarships
Excellence - Kean University Alumna Named Teacher of the Year
Students Invited - Scotch Plains Public Library Hosts After-School Club
Arts & Entertainment
No Secret - This Garden Thrives At Cranford High School
Horror Classic - Westfield High School Presents Carrie, The Musical
Comedy-Farce - Community Players Present Boeing-Boeing
Unusual Musical - Oratorio Singers of Westfield Offer Rare Bach Concert
Iconic Rocker - Garland Jeffreys to Appear At JCC in Scotch Plains

GET YOUR RAFFLE TICKETS...Scotch Plains Lions Club member Gerald Kirshenbaum shows off raffle prizes during the clubís annual pancake breakfast Sunday at the Scotch Hills Country Club.

Week in Sports Wustefeld Places 2nd, Miller, Concina 5th at State Wrestling; Blue Devils Awaken in 4th Q; Rip Edison in Quarters, 55-51; Bridgewater Ousts Raiders In State Quarterfinals, 59-49; Lady Blue Devil Cagers Fall To Franklin, 67-46, in Semis; Raiders Nip No. Hunterdon In State Hoops Playoff, 74-69; Remembering When Basketball Ruled (Devil's Den)

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Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2017-03-15 Westfield - The Presbyterian Church, NEW JERSEY FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA presents BATTLE OF THE TITANS! TCHAIKOVSKY Variations on a Rococo Theme MAHLER Symphony No.1 Titan David Wroe Music Director and Conductor Sophia Bacelar Cello New Jersey F
See all 2017-03-13 New Providence - In light of the predicted heavy snow and blizzard conditions in the New Providence area where Summit Old Guard meetings are held, the March 14 meeting has been cancelled. 1489436075
See all 2017-03-13 Scotch Plains - The SPF Public School will be closed tomorrow 3/14 due to the anticipated storm. Recycling for Northside has been cancelled for 3/14 and rescheduled for Sat.3/18 1489431127
See all 2017-03-13 Westfield -- The Westfield Community Center will offer its Annual Wellness Day, on Thursday, March 16 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at its facility in Westfield at 558 West Broad Street. All services provided will be free to those who have Medica
See all 2017-03-13 Westfield - All Westfield Public Schools CLOSED tomorrow, Tuesday, March 14, due to impending snow storm. All after school activities on Tuesday are canceled. Board of Education meeting rescheduled to Thursday, March 16, at 6:30 PM. 148
See all 2017-03-13 Area - Nearly half of all hypothermia deaths happen to people over age 65. Many of these deaths can occur right in their own homes because seniors dont feel the dip in degrees due to dementia or medication that can affect awareness. If fam
See all 2017-03-13 Union County Cold temperatures and inclement weather spell extra hardship for "backyard dogs," who often go without adequate food, water, shelter, or veterinary care. PETA is working with law-enforcement officials. Don't illegally leave an
See all 2017-03-13 Garwood - North side garbage collection scheduled for Tuesday March 14, 2017 has been canceled due to snow emergency. 1489417176
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PO Box 250, 251 North Ave. West, Westfield, NJ 07091
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