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Pool Rates to Increase; Mayor Seeks to Improve Communications

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Township Reveals Affordable Housing Data and Locations
Downtown Committee Sets Ambitious Agenda For ’18
Work Continues on Water Main Along North Avenue
Zoning Board Re-Elects Chairman, Vice-Chairman

Mayor Delivers State Of the Borough Address

Residents, Business Owners Question Redevelopment Study
Planning Board Reorganizes

Board Continues Review of South Ave. Development Plan

New Jersey Needs to Address High-Density Housing, School Aid
Winter Blast Is Reminder to Keep Tabs on Those Possibly at Risk

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GETTING A KEY TAKEDOWN...Cougar Rob Schork gets the leg of Union’s Bobby Emmanuel in the UCT 220-lb championship bout and records the takedown to ensure a 6-4 victory and the team title for Cranford on January 13.

Apply Now - Applications Available for DeLeeuw Scholarship

Helping Out - WHS Key Club Members Volunteer During the Holidays

High Grade - Leffelholz Earns Dean’s List at Curry
Outstanding - Local Students Earn Dean’s List at Bucknell University
Top Honor - Resetar Attains Elon Univ. President's List
Arts & Entertainment
Showcase - Photographs by Leader/Times Reporter Fred Rossi on Exhibit
Fundraiser  - Washington School Players Bring ‘The Show of Shows’ to Life

Rhythm & Sound  - Community Invited to Big Band Swing Dance, Concert

Evening Performance  - ‘Night of Love Songs’ Set At Westfield High School

Giant Work  - 290 Hands Create Mural at Westfield’s Jefferson School

DAY OF SERVICE...Volunteers at the Jewish Community Center in Scotch Plains collected food for Children's Specialized Hospital on Monday as part of the Day of Service to mark the Martin Luther King holiday.

Week in Sports Cougar Matmen Nip Panthers for Union County Tourney Title; Lady Blue Devils Sprint Past Trinity Hall Swim Girls; Raiders Hold Off Cougar Rally, Win to Stay Undefeated; WHS Swimmers Had Saturday Night Fever (Devil's Den); No. 8 Bergen Catholic Defeats SPF Raider Swim Boys; No. 1 IHA Girls Overpower Raiders in Swimming; CBA Edges Blue Devils In Boys Swimming Showdown

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Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2018-01-17 Cranford - There is a Cranford property owners' meeting; evening, Wednesday, 1/17, for those property owners in the "redevelopment area" along North Avenue. It will be held at the Municipal Building in the back room at 7 PM. It has been re
See all 2018-01-17 Mountainside - and Berkeley Heights schools will have a two hour delayed opening Wednesday. 1516193208
See all 2018-01-12 Clark - FLEA MARKET & COLLECTIBLE SHOW Saturday, January 27, 2018 9-4 PM Indoors & Outdoors Arthur L. Johnson High School, 365 Westfield Ave. (off Raritan Road), Clark, NJ 07066 Admission: Free Organization Sponsor:Clark UNICO For informat
See all 2018-01-12 Linden - nj.com; Did your local Sam's Club close yesterday? Come to BJ's, is the message from the competitor store. In the wake of the closures, which included three stores in N.J., BJ's quickly released a statement to say they've had an "
See all 2018-01-12 Union County - Power outages have been reported in several communities in Union County. PSE&G has been notified. Currently there is no estimated time for restoration of service. 1515771391
See all 2018-01-12 Summit - The Summit Police Department is announcing that at approximately 7:06 PM, a pedestrian was struck on Broad and Chestnut Streets in Summit. She was crossing Broad Street in the marked crosswalk when struck by a 2005 Chevy van trave
See all 2018-01-11 Linden - The County is offering assistance to any Union County resident who was laid off by todays Sams Club Store closings. Sams Club maintained a store in Linden, which abruptly closed, laying off as many as an estimated 200 full-time an
See all 2018-01-11 Westfield - Requests are being solicited for Town Attorney, Prosecutor, Public Defender, Town Labor Attorney, Affordable Housing Counsel, and Bond Counsel. Sealed RFQ responses will be received by the Town Clerk on Tuesday, January 23, 201
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The Westfield Leader and The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Times
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