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Westfield Town Council Adopts Municipal Budget In 7-2 Vote

Westfield
Judge Denies Appeal of ‘Watcher House’ Subdivision
Hi’s Eye Reporter Praised By BOE for Vaping Article
Historic District Process Detailed During Meeting
DWC Approves Grants; Promotes Spring Events

Scotch Plains/Fanwood

Scotch Hills to Be Managed By Union County-Linked Firm
BOE Reviews $104.1-Mil. Budget With $2.7-Mil. Hike In Taxes
Frazee House Bd. Members Call Park Name Inaccurate
New Park Avenue Bank Building OK’d By Board
Panel Considers Allowing Leashed Dogs at Park

Mountainside
Adult Day Care Facility In Mountainside Okayed
Mountainside BOE Adopts Budget of $17,344,545

Cranford
Questions Arise on Stalled Brook Flood Control
Cranford Board Rejects Park Drive Subdivision

Garwood
Garwood Council Adopts Mun. Budget in 4-2 Vote

Region
Freeholders Introduce $483.7-Mil. Budget
Asm. Jerry Green, 79, Dies; Was Freeholder In ’80s, ’90s

Editorial
County Can Come In With Flat Tax Levy Based On Surplus
Congratulations to Those Attaining Milestone Anniversaries in 2018
Print Media v. Fake News and Social Media’s Control Over What We Read
 

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Sports

BEGINNING THE SECOND LEG OF THE DMR...Blue Devil Mia Melao, right, hands the baton to Molly Ryan to start the 400-meter leg of the distance medley relay at the Blue Devil Invitational at Kehler Stadium in Westfield on April 21.

Education
Memorize and Recite - Cranford Libary Hosts Celebration of Poetry

Top Competition - Westfield Teams Advance to Odyssey of the Mind Finals

Good Cause - Donations Sought for WHS Dance Marathon
International Program - WHS Graduates Chosen for Unique Ethics Fellowship
Helping Out - McKinley School Kicks Off Fundraising for Cancer Res.
Arts & Entertainment
Tickets On Sale - ‘An Evening Of Shining Stars’ Special Needs Talent Show

New Production - UCC’s Drama Club to Present 12 Angry Jurors

Register Now - Union County Senior Art Exhibit Now Accepting Applications from Artists Age 60+
Environmentally Friendly - Local Artist Opens Home to Benefit NJFO
Debut - Westfield Schools Welcome Public to Renovated Auditoriums
Community

KEEPING FANWOOD CLEAN...Volunteers pick up trash along Midway Avenue during Fanwood’s 29th annual Clean Communities Day. The event, organized by the Fanwood Department of Public Works and the Clean Community Committee, draws many volunteers each year who do their part picking up trash and debris throughout the borough.

Week in Sports Blue Devils Win 3, Raiders 1 At Blue Devil Girls Invitational; Blue Devils Win DMR, Javelin, SPF 400H at Blue Devil Invt’l; Blue Devils Salvage Wild Victory over Colonia Patriots; Hilltoppers Hold Off Raiders In Non-Conference Clash; Blue Devil Boys Nip Chatham For Overtime Lax Victory; Raiders Capture 5th Straight, Stop Mendham in Baseball; Devil's Den: WHS Runners Back In ‘COA’ at Penn Relays

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See all 2018-05-02 Cranford - The Brookside PTA is hosting its annual 5K and Fun Run on Sunday, May 20, at Brookside Place School, located at 700 Brookside Place, Cranford, NJ 07016. Registration starts at 7:30 a.m. the day of the event. The 1 Mile Fun Run w
See all 2018-04-30 Cranford - The Cranford Police Department will be conducting a D.W.I. Checkpoint within the Township from 9pm on May 19th until 3 am on May 20th, 2018. 1525103580
See all 2018-04-27 Fanwood - Due to the rainy weather today the Fanwood Arbor Day Program has been cancelled. The program has been rescheduled for Thursday May 3rd at 4:00 PM in Carriage House Park on Watson Road. The event will feature the Cultural Arts Com
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See all 2018-04-27 Westfield - High School baseball team plated three runs in the sixth inning thanks to the Two Jakes - Lerie and Vall-Llobera - to take an 8-4 lead over Cranford then survived a three-run assault to earn an 8-7 victory in Westfield on April
See all 2018-04-27 Cranford - The Princeton Symphonic Brass will present Moves and Movies Sunday, June 24, 2018 3:30 PM at St. Michaels Church in Cranford. Moves and Movies showcases music from the world of dance and film, with songs to move your feet and he
See all 2018-04-27 Garwood - Mrs Maryann Severage and family presented a Memorial bell to the Garwood Fire Department in memory of her late husband William Severage lll. William, (Bill), served the Borough of Garwood Fire Department for 55 years as a fire fi
See all 2018-04-27 Westfield - On May 18 in the Roosevelt Cafeteria, Girls Learn International is sponsoring RIS's annual Spaghetti Dinner. All proceeds will go to the Veerni Institute in India, which helps victims of child marriage get an education. As a me
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