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Freeholders Vote Against Mountain Biking Trails

DWC Discusses Girlsí Day, Night Out Event
Susie Hung Named New Principal at Jefferson
Protests to Continue Outside Lanceís Office

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

CPD Awards Officers; Cap Budget Adopted, by 4-1 Vote
Cranford Bids Farewell to Superintendent Birnbaum
Planning Board Approves Affordable Housing Agent

South Ave. Redevelopment Approved In 5-to-1 Vote

Memorial Day Calls Upon Us To Remember Nationís Fallen
It Took Mountain Biking to Cause Divide Among Freeholders

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STICKING CLOSE TO THE VIKINGS...Blue Devil Emma Jackler, left, sticks close to a pair of Union Catholic Vikings in the seeded group of the 800 meters at the Union County Championships on May 19. Jackler finished third.

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

Winning Students - Womanís Club of Westfield Awards 2017 Scholarships

For a Good Cause - Evergreen Students Raise $900 for Cancer Research
New Building - Oratory Prep Hosts Grand Opening of DeGaeta Hall
Big Honor - WHS Students Earn National Recognition in Italian Exam
Arts & Entertainment
Popcorn - Norman: Truth or Consequences
Come Try Out - Auditions Announced for Company At Union Co. Performing Arts Ctr.
Coming Together - Concert Planned in Cranford to Benefit Ewings Sarcoma Research
Musical Send-Off - Junior Musical Club to Present Upper Class Concert in Westfield
Solo Act - One Woman Show to be Presented in Cranford

GARDENING TIPS...Master gardener Wanderlan Silva, right, gives some pointers to a gardener on Sunday at the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Community Garden, which is beginning its second season.

Week in Sports Blue Devils Halt Red Devils In Boys Section Lacrosse; Blue Devils 2nd, Cougars 6th At UCT Girls Track & Field; Baseball Raiders Shut Down South Plainfield Tigers; Blue Devils Blank Hawks For Sectional Tennis Crown; Baseball Cougars Rally Past GL Highlanders for 10-9 Win; Raiders Ground Eagles In Boys Lacrosse 1st Round; Two Westfield Natives Pen Interesting Books (Devil's Den); Elizabeth Edges Viking Boys For UCT Track & Field Title

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Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2017-05-31 County - Primary Election June 6: Sample Ballots for the June 6 Primary Election can be found online at: http://www.unioncountyvotes.com/sample-ballots/ 1496256055
See all 2017-05-31 Cranford - Deputy Mayor Patrick Giblin will run for re-election to Cranford Township Committee with Jean-Albert Maisonneuve, a member of the Downtown Management Corporation on the Democratic ticket for Township Committee. Cranford faces ma
See all 2017-05-30 Somerset County - will be closing New Providence Road to all traffic between Union Ave. and Valley Rd., on June 6th, 7th and 8th, from 9am to 3pm for various road repairs. This portion of the roadway adjoins the Watchung Reservation and is
See all 2017-05-29 Fanwood - Due to the inclement weather, this year's Memorial Day Parade that was scheduled to begin at 10:45 a.m. in downtown Scotch Plains has been cancelled. 1496067836
See all 2017-05-29 Scotch Plains - I just called the Scotch plains police and they said the Memorial Day parade was cancelled. 1496067176
See all 2017-05-29 Mountainside - Memorial Day Update: The forecast for rain has decreased for our area. The ceremony at the veteran's memorial, parade, and bbq at Pollard Hall will continue as planned. Please come out to support our veterans. 1496065131
See all 2017-05-29 Cranford - We have some disappointed little kids here. This is two years in a row its cancelled. Cranford - Advisory Message: The Cranford Memorial Day Parade has been canceled. The Memorial Day Ceremony will be held at the Community Cente
See all 2017-05-29 Cranford - Advisory Message: The Cranford Memorial Day Parade has been canceled. The Memorial Day Ceremony will be held at the Community Center at 10AM 1496059476
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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