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Assemblyman Bramnick Seeks Change In Affordable-Housing Laws

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Fanwood Asks SP-F BOE to Lower School Taxes Based on Aid Increase
Immaculate Heart of Mary Gets OK for New Rectory
Smith: ‘Bold’ Downtown Plan Expected In August
Zoning Board OKs Five Applications, Rejects One

Committee Seeks Upgrades To Cranford Municipal Offices
Cranford Introduces Ordinance To Designate Historic District

Paperboard Property to Have Maximum of 124 Units

County Settles Lawsuit Brought by UCESC Staff

Pharmaceutical Firms Seen As Contributors to Opioid Crisis
Town Needs Public Restrooms For Increased Foot Traffic

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WAITING FOR THE THROW...Raider third baseman Charlie Saccetti awaits the throw as Monroe’s Austin Loudin slides into third base in the fourth inning of the Cal Ripken, Jr. 8U State Tournament at Booth Field in Scotch Plains on July 13.

It's a Wrap - Coles Students Donate Over $1,500 to Hospitals

The Student View - By Amanda Pyle

Helping Out - SP-F Scholarship Foundation Distributes Aid to Students

Honor Roll - Terrill Middle School (4th Marking Period)

Arts & Entertainment
Emotional Overload - ‘Linger’ Is a Haunting, Contemporary Tale of Family

Summer Sounds - Sixteen-Piece Swing Band Returns to Mindowaskin Tonight

Popcorn - “First Reformed”: An Inconvenient Proof

Hear the Melody - NJWA Summer Symphony Orchestra to Play July 26

NEW RECTORY APPROVED...The Scotch Plains Zoning Board of Adjustment gave its approval on Monday to an application to replace the rectory, chapel and garage at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church on Martine Avenue.

Week in Sports Monroe 8Us Stop SPF Raiders in Cal Ripken State Tourney; Mudturtle Flag Rugby Tourney A Great Success at Park School; WF Blue Tops WF White In N. Prov. 11U Gold League; Manalapan 8Us Rap Long Hill In Ripken State Tourney; Mountainside 8Us Win, Stop No. Brunswick in States; Summit Stuns Westfield Blue In N. Prov. 12U Gold Ball; Contact Stuns Deegan In Union County 50+ Softball; Devil's Den: More to Sports Than Titles, But ...

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Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2018-07-19 Westfield - The School Board says After careful review following a two-month delay caused by an unwarranted bid protest in the Kehler Stadium renovation project, the Westfield Public School District announced on July 19 that construction o
See all 2018-07-18 New Providence - Jeff Farrell CEO of the Newark branch of the Habitat for Humanity will speak at the Summit Old Guard on July 31. Jeff will discuss the need for the Habitat for Humanity program in general and more precisely the two new six
See all 2018-07-17 Trenton - There will be a public hearing in Trenton concerning the affordable hosing process on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 from 10:00am to 3:00pm at the State House Annex (131-137 W State St, Trenton, NJ 08608) in Committee Room 16 on the 4t
See all 2018-07-17 Westfield - The Westfield Food Pantry is in serious need of the following during the summer months. MEALS IN A CAN ARE URGENTLY NEEDED SUCH AS: RAVIOLIS SPAGHETTI BEEF STEW CHILI SPAM PASTA PEANUT BUTTER CANNED FRUITS CANNED VEGETABLES CAN
See all 2018-07-16 Westfield - The Echo Lake Church of Christ at 419 Springfield Avenue in Westfield is sponsoring its annual free Vacation Bible School on Saturday, August 18, 2018 from 9:00 am 3:00 pm at the church. The theme of this one day event is Disco
See all 2018-07-13 Union County - Summer Arts Festival concert series continues on Wednesday July 18, with the band 5 Against 1 taking the stage at Echo Lake Park in Mountainside. The free series is presented by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders.
See all 2018-07-13 Clark - The NJWA Summer Symphony Orchestra, directed by Janet Lyman, will present a free concert on Thursday, July 26 at Zion Lutheran Church in Clark. The event will take place at Zion Lutheran Church, 559 Raritan Road, Clark, on Thursday
See all 2018-07-13 Scotch Plains - Rugby Day at Park Middle School on Saturday kicks off at 9am and goes until noon. Union Mudturtle program is made up of teams from Berkeley heights, Cranford, Dunnellen , Rahway, SPF, Union, and Westfield. Teams from Bridgw
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