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Westfield Council 8-0 Vote Bans Sale of Pets From Puppy Mills


Westfield

Residents Comment on Wilson Camp, Hockey Rink
Board of Adjustment OK’s Deck, Two House Additions


Scotch Plains/Fanwood

Planning Board Approves New Development on Westfield Ave.
Six Newcomers Seeking Three Council Seats in November
Zoning Bd. OK’s St. Bart’s Garage Construction


Cranford
Cranford Planning Board Passes Birchwood Site Plan
Cranford Passes Birchwood Property Resolution
Cap. Budget to be $3.8 Mil., Birchwood PILOT Discussed


Garwood
Garwood Eyes Pursuit Of Pact With Roselle Park


Editorial
Operation Blue Angel Enhances Emergency Response Capabilities
Voters Should Decide Who Is Best Candidate, Not Pol. Parties
 
 

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Sports

DEFENDING THE GOAL...Raider Ed Smith, No.1, and goalkeeper Tom Bruckman attempt to prevent Cougar Hunter Brogan, No. 21, from scoring during the Fifth Annual “Cole’s Cup” at Memorial Field in Cranford on April 5.

Education
Appreciation - Denise Cafiero Is Chosen As Educator of the Year

Creative Kids - PTA Reflections Winners Recognized by SP-F Schools

Great Work - Poet Laureate Shares Work At Wardlaw+Hartridge
Well Done - Local Residents Earn Dean’s List at Northeastern Univ.
Resilience - WHS to Host Panel on Renewable Energy
Arts & Entertainment
Popcorn - Isle of Dogs Will Wag Your Tail

Orchestra Friends - Michelle Pierce, Nicole Dossin to Chair 2018 Tour of Notable Homes

First Pitch - Somerset Patriots To Host Rockin’ For Autism, Fanwood Comm. Day
Carriage House - National Poetry Month to be Celebrated in Fanwood
Beautiful Handiwork - Hand Quilters Featured at Annual Harvest Quilt Show
Community

WE WILL NEVER FORGET...Westfield MLK committee member Elizabeth Wolf speaks during last Wednesday’s vigil marking the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The program was held at the Westfield MLK memorial.

Week in Sports Raiders Hold Off Cougars For ‘Cole’s Cup’ in Boys Lax; Cougars ‘Squeeze’ Victory Over Blue Devils in 11 Innings; Blue Devils’ Guns Awaken, Stop Raider Baseballers; Blue Devils Plate 4 in 4th, Top Lady Cougars in Softball; Raider Nine Rallies to Down Gov. Liv. Highlanders; Devil's Den: Daniel, Warren, Bebels Lead WY at Nationals

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Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2018-04-18 NJ.com - Tuesday, the IRS website was down for hours. The IRS has responded by giving people and businesses a one day filing extension to midnight on Wednesday. And, no, you don't need to do anything to receive the extra time. http://www.n
See all 2018-04-18 Mountainside - SUBJECT: Trip to Sands Casino Sponsored by the Senior Club of Mountainside COST: $32.00 PLACE: Sands Casino in Bethlehem, PA DATE: Thursday, May 24, 2018 TIME: Bus departs at 10 am sharp from OLL (Our Lady of Lourdes), 300 C
See all 2018-04-18 Mountainside - SUBJECT: Mountainside Active Retirees Installation Luncheon COST: $30/members $35/non-members PLACE: GrilleStone, Route3 #22 West, Mountainside DATE: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 TIME: 12 noon The Mountainside Active Retirees of
See all 2018-04-18 Nation - The Nation mourns the passing of First Lady Barbara Bush. Mrs. Bush will be remembered in American history as one of the most influential First Ladies, and one of only two Americans to be the wife and mother of American presidents
See all 2018-04-18 St. James the Apostle Church, 45 South Springfield Avenue, Springfield, invites all who are elderly, ill and/or facing impending surgery or hospitalization to receive the Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick at a special mass on Saturday, Ap
See all 2018-04-16 Cranford - The Madison Health Department will be offering the following important health screenings for adult residents of Madison, Chatham Township, Springfield and Cranford: Womens Health Screening, Monday, May 7th , Mens Health Screenin
See all 2018-04-15 Westfield - I would like to express my sincerest gratitude for the members of the Westfield Fire Department. On Saturday morning smoke was detected somewhere between my building and my neighbors. If not for the dedication, professionalism,
See all 2018-04-14 Elizabeth - The British called him the High Priest of the Revolution, and he returns to life at the First Presbyterian Church of Elizabeth on Sunday May 6 at 2:00 p.m. as reenactor Meridoc Burkhardt portrays James Caldwell: The Fighting Pa
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