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Zoning Bd. Denies Townhouse Development at Pierson Home Site

Westfield
Municipal Election Poll and Debate Schedule
Westfield Council Appropriates $700,000 for Revaluation
Bd. Discusses Microblading, Age For Cigarette Buying
Recreation Commission Honors Director Kaufmann
Site Plan Panel Prioritizes Architectural Diversity

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Scotch Plains Zoning Board Rejects Route 22 Cell Tower
Mayor Smith Hopes Phase One of Redevelopment Will Start In ’18

Cranford
Cranford Super., BOE Excited for New School Yr.
Applicant Withdraws Plan For Centennial Apartments
Board Passes Resolutions For Birchwood Plan

Garwood
Council Prioritizing Capital Expenditures In Garwood

Region
Madison Hill Bridge Should Be Done by December 1

Editorial
Fall Is Ideal Time to Consider Joining Local Organizations
Preparedness Month Is A Good Time to Ensure We Are Ready
  

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Sports

GETTING A SAFETY...Blue Devil defensive end Jake Vall-Llobera, No. 8, grabs Tiger running back BJ George’s jersey and sacks him in the end zone for a safety in the fourth quarter. The Blue Devils defeated Linden, 12-7, on September 9.

Education
Hands-On Research - O'Keefe Returns Following Intensive Research Project

Higher Learning - James Madison University Welcomes the Class of 2021

Annual Ceremony - Wardlaw Begins School Year With 135th Convocation
Making the Grade - Local Students Earn Dean’s, President’s List at LIM
Range of Discipline - Local Univ. of Del. Student Conducts Summer Research
Arts & Entertainment
Popcorn - Tulip Fever - When Speculation was in Bloom
9th Annual - Westfield Historical Society’s Applefest Set for Oct. 14th

Works Presented - Westfield Art Association Exhibit At Union Count Freeholders Gallery

On Display - Arts Center Launches Series Of Member Exhibitions

Keep Conducting - NJFO Announces Dynamic New 2017-2018 Season
Community

PERFECT WEATHER FOR A MARKET...Perfect late summer weather led to a bustling Farmers’ Market in Scotch Plains last Saturday morning.

Week in Sports Blue Devils’ 1st Half Goal Tops Cougars in Boys Soccer; Blue Devils’ Pressure Stymies Linden Tiger Footballers; Lady Soccer Blue Devils Stun Raiders in Power Clash; Pioneer Gridders Capitalize, Reject Cougars’ Surge; Blue Devils Look to Build On Field Hockey Success; St. George Sinks St. Moses For St. Bart’s Championship; Union Catholic Rallies to Nip Raiders in Girls Tennis; Oak Knoll Royals Shut Out Field Hockey Blue Devils

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Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2017-09-19 Westfield - contact Debby Burslem info@mindowaskinpark.org 908-410-3866 2017-09-19 Chalk the Walks! The first pop-up chalk day in Mindowaskin Park Saturday the 23rd of September 2017 (Rain date 9/24/17) 10 am - 1pm Come spend a lit
See all 2017-09-18 Cranford - World-class musicians perform in Cranford 7pm Friday, Oct. 6 at Trinity Church. Brennan Sweet,associate concertmaster of NJ Symphony Orchestra, joins his cellist wife, Christine, for an evening of classical. Multiple Grammy-nomi
See all 2017-09-17 Westfield - Library is going to close on Monday, September 18 to the Thursday, September 21. The first floor is being re-carpeted, thanks in part to a generous donation from the Friends of the Library. You can still download books, music,
See all 2017-09-16 Westfield - WHS Football team wins 27th straight game, NJ's best winning streak; 23-7 Friday night at Ridge. 1505569223
See all 2017-09-16 Plainfield - Crescent Concerts presents Winds Across Time: a concert featuring music from the 16th century up to the present performed by the Crosswinds Trio, a group composed of trumpet, French horn and piano. The concert is Sunday, Octob
See all 2017-09-14 Scotch Plains - Downtown Redevelopment Committee Town Hall meeting on Wednesday, October 4 at 7:00pm at the Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School in the auditorium. The public is invited. 1505414553
See all 2017-09-14 Scotch Plains - The first meeting of the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Board of Education to begin the strategic planning process will be held on Tuesday, October 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Evergreen Schools multi-purpose room. Residents will have an oppor
See all 2017-09-14 Cranford - The Cranford Fire Department will be celebrating 125 years of service to the township of Cranford on Sunday October 15, 2017 from 12-5. The event will take place in the parking lot next to fire headquarters at 7 Springfield Ave.
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