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Council OKs $700K for Reval.; Court Hearing Set on Housing

Municipal Election Poll and Debate Schedule
DWC Reports on Summer Events, Fall Schedule

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Planning Bd. Looking Forward To Hearing On Redevelopment
Comm. Garden Wrapping Up ‘Pretty Good Year’

Council, Developer Differ on Judge’s Affordable Housing Ruling
Achieve Program Success Showcased for Cranford
Zoning Board Okays Home Improvements

Mall Overlay Zone Introduced by Council

Bottlenecks Are Likely Only to Get Worse With New Housing
Our Communities Again Rally To Aid Victims of Disaster

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ATTEMPTING TO DODGE SOME SPARTANS...Raider quarterback Cooper Heisey, No. 15, finds himself amongst a host of Spartans. Immaculata took advantage of Raider inconsistencies seize a 56-23 victory. See story on page 11.

Recognition - Optimist Club Intermediate School Teacher Awards

Higher Learning - 95.5 Percent of WHS Grads Continuing Education

Presentation - College Club to Host TV Reviewer Alan Sepinwall
Skill Enhancement - Facility Management Program Offered at UCC
Welcome - Union County College Names New Governor to the Board
Arts & Entertainment
Years in the Making - Steve Lemenille Earns Lifetime Achievement Award in Theatre
Honoring the Best - Area Members of Local Theaters Shine at 44th Annual Perry Awards

Popcorn - Mother!: Oh, Brother!

Welcome to Perform - Community Open Mic Night on October 6

Great Cause - Union County PAC to Hold Hurricane Relief Concert

SEARCHING FOR A CURE...The fourth annual Jam Kancer in the Kan fundraiser for pediatric cancer care and research was held last Saturday at Highland Swim Club in Scotch Plains.

Week in Sports Blue Devil Gridders Run Past Franklin Twp. Warriors; Cougars Step Up; ‘Run’ Past Rahway Indian Gridders; Soccer Raider Girls Slip Past Union Catholic Vikings; Raider Soccer Boys Lose In Second OT to Bridgewater; Raiders’ Inconsistency Results In Spartan Grid Victory; Lady Blue Devils Dodge Bullet, Nick Soccer Cougars in OT

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Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2017-10-04 Area - It seems everywhere we turn in Union County, a new high-rise rental complex is going up. Why is that? What do you say to those who think that Fair Share Housing Center's forced settlements, lauded by Asm Green, create too much over-
See all 2017-10-03 Scotch Plains - St. Bartholomew Church is hosting a panel discussion on Thursday, October 19th at 7:00pm in the gym at the church (2032 Westfield Ave, SP). The community is invited to join in on the conversation and learn more about refuge
See all 2017-09-27 Garwood - Clothing Drive, Ladies Auxiliary of the Garwood Volunteer Fire Dept. Saturday, October 7, 2017 At: the Garwood Fire Dept. 9:00 am to 2:00 pm RAIN OR SHINE The following items are being collected: Shoes, stuffed animals, handbags,
See all 2017-09-26 Scotch Plains Fanwood - High School Reunion Class of 1977 (other classes welcome!) Friday, November 17, 2017. 7-11 p.m. Bridgewater Marriott. Tuscan buffet, rooms available at group rate. contact: Loretta Soriano-- lornap@fdu.edu for more
See all 2017-09-24 Westfield - Ice Hockey - registration for the 2017-18 is open. Westfield will offer Mite team for boys and girls 4-8 years old and Middle School for players in 6th-8th grade. Visit www.westfieldicehockey.net to register. 1506258843
See all 2017-09-24 Westfield - Area AARP Chapter 4137 will hold its Monday October 2nd meeting at 1:00 PM at the St. John's Baptist Church Hall, on Morse Avenue in Scotch Plains. Our monthly meetings feature interesting and timely speakers and entertainment
See all 2017-09-23 Westfield - Middle School ice hockey registration is open! Boys and girls currently in grades 6th - 8th are eligible to play. Visit westfieldicehockey.net for more information and to register. Season begins late October. 1506171900
See all 2017-09-22 Garwood - Election Forums at the Pointe, the condominium complex between Maple and Chestnut Streets, one partys Borough Council nominees have declined to attend: The Democratic candidates, Russ Graham and Sara Todisco, agreed to appear at
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The Westfield Leader and The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Times
PO Box 250, 251 North Ave. West, Westfield, NJ 07091
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