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Westfield Adjust. Board Grants Storefront Office Space Application

BOE Celebrates Top Teacher, Names New Roosevelt Principal
A Cautionary Tale on The Importance of Historic Designation

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Planning Board OKs New Home On Prospect Avenue
BOE Asked to Revisit HS Band Practice Schedule
Scotch Plains Cell Tower Proposal to Resume In July

Board of Ed. Introduces Bag Policy for School Events
Downtown North Ave. Fate, Abandoned Prop. Discussed

Garwood Applies For Infrastructure Grant

County to Start Addiction Recovery Pilot June 1


Opioid Epidemic Hitting Home In Union County
Celebrating The Many Ways Mothers Influence Our Lives

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TIME FOR CELEBRATION...The Blue Devils greet James Friel, No. 17, after he blasted a two-run homer in the fourth inning against the Crusaders in the UCT semifinal game in Cranford on May 6. Westfield beat ALJ, 15-4.

Parents Invited - Workshop Planned On Substance Abuse Prevention

Evening of Education - Guest Speaker to Discuss Myth Of the Lazy, Gifted Student

Tall Tales - Holy Trinity Drama Club Performs Spring Play
Hats Off - Lo Bue graduates from Coastal Carolina Univ.
Talented Group - Merit Scholarship Winners Announced
Arts & Entertainment
Nine to Five - Cranford Dramatic Club’s Musical Strikes a Happy Chord
Group Counseling - There’s Something Crazy at Community Players’ Show
Anniversary Concert - Saint Paul’s Choir Vivaldi’s Seasons Exceptional
Inside Look - Tour of Notable Homes Set for Saturday
Carriage House - Fanwood Poetry Reading Planned for May

WELCOME TO CRANFORD...This Cardinal nest appeared in a holly bush next to a house in Cranford. Three eggs were spotted being laid. The hatchlings have begun to get their feathers.

Week in Sports UC Vikings 1st, Blue Devils 2nd At Union County Girls Relays; Blue Devil Nine ‘Overpowers’ Crusaders in UCT Semi; Vikings 1st, Blue Devils 3rd In Boys Union County Relays; Cougars Scrape Out Run in 8th To Edge Raiders in Semis; Blue Devil Nine Stop Rahway In UCT Quarterfinals; Blue Devils Burn Summit For 3rd Straight UCT Crown; Baseball Cougars Rally Past Union Catholic for Win; Blue Devils Startle Raiders In UCT Boys Lax Semi; Pat Gray is ‘Jacked’ About His New Job (Devil's Den); Cougars Plate 9 in 4th; Down Raiders in UCT Softball

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Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2017-05-17 Cranford - The residents surrounding Trinity Church on Hamilton Avenue, Arlington Road, Sylvester Street and Forest Avenue need our help and support. Please come to the Cranford Zoning Board meeting on Monday, May 22, at 8 pm in the Munici
See all 2017-05-17 Westfield - The Rescue Squad is going to offer an Open House event at the squad house on Memorial Day and we would like to get the word out. Would you be able to promote/publicize the event with our flyer in The Westfield Leader? The open
See all 2017-05-16 New Providence - Summer programs at NJ Intergenerational Orchestra begin on June 8th with the first of two Chamber Music Workshops and Flute Choir. These workshops provide the perfect opportunity for music students of all ages and abilitie
See all 2017-05-15 Fanwood - Police officers will join with police from around the country in cracking down on unbuckled motorists and passengers as part of the national Click it or Ticket campaign. Beginning May 22 and running through June 4, the annual Cli
See all 2017-05-12 Westfield - All Parents Encouraged to Attend Workshop: "Getting High Naturally"; science-based approach to substance abuse prevention; When: Monday, May 15, 2017, 7:00 - 8:00 PM; Where : Westfield High School Auditorium; Who: Matt Bellace,
See all 2017-05-11 Union County - (nj.com) Police in two Union County towns are warning residents about burglars posing as water utility workers to get into homes. Roselle and Rahway police sent out community notices to alert residents to recent burglaries i
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
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The Westfield Leader and The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Times
PO Box 250, 251 North Ave. West, Westfield, NJ 07091
Tel 908 232-4407; fax 908 232-0473