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Westfield Adopts Capital Budget; Election Season Heats Up

Planning Board Approves Revised Hours for CVS
Ord. Proposed to Deal With ‘Unsatisfactory’ Eateries
Westfield Rec. Commission Prepares for Summer Season
PTSO Raises $13,000 For A/C At WHS

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Fanwood Council Adopts $1.3-Mil. Capital Budget
Residents Turn Out to Oppose Bike Trails In Reservation
School Board Adopts $95-Million Budget
Board Carries Midway Driveway Application

Mountainside Attains Grant Benefiting Senior Citizens

Garwood BOE Passes Budget With Tax Hike
Garwood Green Team Holds Initial Meetings
Tensions Run High At Garwood Council Meeting

Freeholders Adopt Budget With $354.9-Mil. Tax Levy


Many Resources Available For Mental Health and Grief
Big Jump In State Aid Needed Locally to Lower School Taxes

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THE PERILS OF GETTING NUMBER 600...Head Coach Bob Brewster gets doused with Gatorade after attaining his 600th career victory after Westfield edged the Cougars, 1-0, on the new turf field at Memorial Field in Cranford on April 27.

Honor Society - Local Residents Inducted Into Phi Kappa Phi

Victory - Mount St. Mary Team Earns First Place in Euro Chal.

Getting Ready - College for Teens Program at Union County College
Fantastic Display - Family Science Night Educates Wardlaw Comm.
Test Prep - Free Practice SAT Scheduled at Library
Arts & Entertainment
Fine Dining - Addams Tavern Offers Great Atmosphere, Interesting Menu
Popcorn - Born in China: Animal Magnetism
Fun-Filled Day - Chamber of Commerce Announces 23rd Annual Westfield Spring Fling
Holocaust Drama - CHS Academy of Performing Arts to Perform Letters to Sala
Notable Residencies - Annual NJFO Home Tour Set for Next Weekend

HOLD THE BAG FOR ME...Linda Habgood, a candidate for Westfield Town Council, along with Peter Nazzaro and Colin Summers, rake leaves in Mindowaskin Park as part of Sunday’s Earth Day event.

Week in Sports Westfield Tennis Boys Sweep Union County Tourney Again; ‘Brew’ Gets 600th, WF Nips Cougars, 1-0, in Pitchers’ Duel; Cardenas, Raider Bats Bury Roselle Catholic In UCT, 15-0; Blue Devils Unsettle Pioneers In UCT Softball 1st Round, 16-6; GL Highlander Nine Shut Out Raiders, 3-0, in Classic Duel; WY Closes Season With Super Swims (Devil's Den)

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Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2017-05-10 Scotch Plains - World War II Veterans Named Co-Grand Marshals of Scotch Plains-Fanwood Memorial Day Parade Longtime Fanwood residents Joe Nagy and Ed Miller will serve as co-grand marshals of the Scotch Plains-FanwoodMemorial Day Parade on
See all 2017-05-10 Cranford - See 9 to 5, The Musical, at CDC Theatre, 78 Winans Ave in Cranford, NJ. Based on the 1980 hit movie with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton this hilarious story of friendship and revenge in the Rolodex era is outrageous, thought-p
See all 2017-05-10 Summit - The City of Summit is looking for volunteers to help with light tree trimming. Thank you in advance for sharing this information. Volunteer to help keep Summits tree population strong The Shade Tree Advisory Committee is looking t
See all 2017-05-10 Area - Publishers Note; This weeks edition includes This Is Westfield (45th Annual Edition). It is mailed to every home in Westfield, along with our subscribers in the many towns of the neighborhood and throughout the U.S. We hope you enjo
See all 2017-05-10 Westfield - A Tour of Notable Homes; presented by The Friends of New Jersey Festival Orchestra; Saturday, May 13; 10 am to 3pm. All proceeds to benefit New Jersey Festival Orchestra. Tickets available at Barons Drugs and Town Book Store in
See all 2017-05-09 Westfield - The deadline for Westfield residents interested in considering a three-year term on the Board of Education is July 31 at 4:00 PM when petitions are due at the County Clerk office in Elizabeth. The three members whose terms are
See all 2017-05-08 Springfield - A mass of the sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick will be celebrated at St. James the Apostle Church, 45 South Springfield Avenue, Springfield, on Saturday, May 20, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. For more information, contact the chu
See all 2017-05-08 Westfield - The Historical Society will hold its Annual Dinner on Friday, May 12 at the Echo Lake Country Club. The dinner is open to the general public. This years event, themed Education in our Community, will honor members of the Westfi
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