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Mayor and Council Candidates Face Off In Westfield Debate
Watch 2017 Candidate Videos Here
Read tomorrows newspaper - Unofficial Voting Results posted here after 9 pm Tuesday, Nov. 7 - See List of Candidates
Westfield Election: Dems sweep Mayor and the 4 council seats
GOP, Bramnick and Munoz win
Legislative District 21: http://www.nj.com/politics/index.ssf/2017/11/live_election_results_nj_senate_assembly_2017.html
Dem, win
Legislative District 22: http://www.nj.com/politics/index.ssf/2017/11/live_election_results_nj_senate_assembly_2017.html
Cranford Election: Dems win the two council seats
Fanwood Election: Dems Sweep the 2 council seats
Garwood Election: Dem/GOP split the two seats
Mountainside Election: GOP Wins the two council seats.
Dems win
Union County Freeholders - http://www.nj.com/union/index.ssf/2017/11/nj_general_elections_2017_union_county.html#incart_river_index
Peter Corvelli (D) win
Union County Sheriff - http://www.nj.com/union/index.ssf/2017/11/nj_general_elections_2017_union_county.html#incart_river_index
Dems win
Legislative District 20: http://www.nj.com/politics/index.ssf/2017/11/live_election_results_nj_senate_assembly_2017.html
nj.com - Phil Murphy to be New Jersey’s next governor

Westfield
Municipal Election Poll and Debate Schedule
Raritan Valley One-Seat Rides Await Infrastructure

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Mayor Says Survey Confirms That Redevelopment Is Needed
GOP Seeking Seat On All-Democrat Borough Council

Mountainside
Two Democrats Seek Seats On Mountainside Council

Cranford
Four Seek Three Seats on Cranford School Board
Four Cranford Committee Cands. Debate Local Issues

Garwood
Board Discusses Timeline For Redevelopment Site Plan
DEM Council Candidates Share Vision at Forum

Region
County Hands Out $1.4 Mil. to Towns From Open Space Fund

Editorial
‘Three or Four Hours After Midnight, With My Head Full of the Subject’
Thanks to All Who Participated In Election Process This Year
  

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Sports

TRYING TO USE BODY ENGLISH...Blue Devil midfielder Andrew Echausse, right, attempts to use a little body English to get around an Elizabeth Minuteman during the UCT Championship game on October 28.

Education
Leadership Trait - Sarah Kasko Receives Scholarshp for Longwood

World of Rocks - Minerals, Gems to be Displayed at Trailside Center

Outstanding Potential - SP-F High School Announces 2018 Commended Students
Attained - SP-F BOE Honors Newly Tenured Teachers
Monarchs - Butterflies are Set Free at Tamaques Element. School
Arts & Entertainment
Free Event - Premiere Stages to Present Reading of Black Tom Island
Top Shelf - NJFO Friends Present Scotch, Cigars Fundraiser

Public Invited - Bollywood Dancing at Fanwood Library

Apply and Audition - Scholarship Event Planned By Musical Club of Westfield

Annual Play - High School Musical Planned at Mother Seton
Community

GET YOUR CANDY...Hundreds of trick-or-treaters jammed downtown Scotch Plains last Saturday for the annual Trunk or Treat celebration.

Week in Sports Lady Blue Devils Nudge GL For UCT X-C Championship; Blue Devils Win 3rd Straight Boys Cross-Country Crown; Blue Devils, Raiders Tie, Share UCT Girls Soccer Title; Blue Devils, Minutemen Duel To Tie, Share UCT Crown; Raider Soccer Boys Roll Past South Plainfield Tigers; Cougars Top in Conference, Beat Soccer Highlanders; Blue Devils Stop Vikings For UCT Volleyball Crown; Cougars Halt Comet Runners, Earn Gridiron Triumph; Devil's Den: You Never Know In Rivalry Games; Blue Devils Top N. Hunterdon On Strokes in Field Hky States; N. Hunterdon Nips Raiders In O.T. Field Hockey Thriller

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Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2017-11-07 Westfield - Bonds of Courage and the 117th Cavalry Association will be hosting a Support Our Troops Casino Night and Auction on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 7:00 pm at the Westfield Armory, 500 Rahway Avenue in Westfield. The night will
See all 2017-11-07 NJ.com - polling experts say they're bracing for gale-force apathy. "I think we're going to see record-low turnout Tuesday," said Ashley Koning, director of the Rutgers Eagleton poll, who blames a mix of hyper-partisan rhetoric emanating f
See all 2017-11-07 Mountainside - On Thursday, 11/9/17 road construction on South Springfield Ave between Mill Lane and Cardinal Drive in Mountainside will reduce the road to one lane in each direction. The construction will begin at 8:30am. Please plan alte
See all 2017-11-07 Westfield - I would like to express my appreciation to Westfield residents for their cooperation on Election Day. As Im sure you would agree, it is of paramount importance that security is enforced at the entrances of our schools and withi
See all 2017-11-07 Westfield Voting Complaint - My wife and I have voted at the same school in Westfield for years. This morning, as we walked to the usual front door entrance at Roosevelt , a woman -not an election or school official- told us that the front
See all 2017-11-04 Westfield - Find out your voting location: www.westfieldnj.gov/pollinglocations - submitted by info@andy2017.com 1509800699
See all 2017-11-03 Westfield - Puttin On The Ritz A superb review of Broadway classics for the entire family presented in glorious symphonic splendor. Features guest soloists direct from the Broadway stage and beyond. December 31, 2017 at 7pm Westfield H
See all 2017-11-02 Washington DC - House Republicans on Thursday unveiled their long-awaited tax bill which preserves the popular 401K retirement account, lowers rates for many individual households but trims deductions for state and local taxes. A summary o
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