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Detective Dies Suddenly; Ice Rink Passes 6 to 3

Westfield to Name Concession Stand After Thom Hornish
DWC Reports on Girls’ Day and Night Out
Troop 72 Continue Tradition Of Putting Up Flags

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Fanwood Introduces $9.9-Mil. Budget; Gun Violence Discussed
Fanwood Recreation Commission Reviews Park Upgrades

School Lunches Is Focus Of Mountainside BOE

Township Committee OKs Capital Bond Ordinance, Police Contract
PSE&G Looking to Buy Third of 750 Walnut Avenue

Garwood Council Okays $416,000 Bond Ordinance

Freeholders Adopt Budget Of $483.7; Taxes Up $6.2 M

Many Questions Remain From Scotch Plains’ Redevelopment
We Hope Meeting on Russo I Will Address Residents’ Concerns
Memorial Day: Honoring All Who Answered the Call

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FIRST IN THE 400 HURDLES....Cougar Josiah Cadet, right, crosses first in the 400 hurdles with a personal-best time of 54.01 at the UCT Track and Field Championships at Hub Stine Field in Plainfield on May 17.

Student View - When Will Enough Truly Ever be Enough to Create Change?

Excellence - Scotch Plains-Fanwood BOE Recognizes Teachers

Higher Education - Woman’s Club of Westfield Awards Scholarships to Six WHS Seniors
Congratulations - Evan Henry Rossi Earns Bachelor’s Deg.
Healthy Choices - Brookside Place School Promotes Pedal Power
Arts & Entertainment
Renaissance - After Decades of Disrepair Asbury Park’s Revival Marches On

Popcorn - Life of the Party - Celebrates the Joys of Mediocrity

Voices - WHS Vocalists Accepted into 2018-19 All-State Choruses
Special Guest - Author, Illustrator Wiesner Visits Franklin School
Honored - WHS Names Award-Winning Teachers and Support Staff

SPRING IS FINALLY HERE...Monday's springlike weather made for the perfect excuse to get out of the house and head for the swingsets at LaGrande Park in Fanwood.

Week in Sports Raider Boys Win 2, Cougars 1 At UCT Track & Field Meet; Blue Devils Second, Raiders 6th At UCT Girls Track & Field; Cougars Muzzle Wolfpack In North 2, Gr. 3 Softball; Cougars Settle Mendham In North 2, Group 3 1st Round; Blue Devils Clip Clifton In North 2, Group 4 Boys Lax; Raider Lacrosse Boys Hold Off Wayne Valley, in Sectional; Devil's Den: 100 Years of ‘States’ Held by the NJSIAA

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See all 2018-05-24 Services for Westfield Police Detective Eric Lieberman, who passed away suddenly on Tuesday, are as follows: Visitation: Friday, May 25, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Higgins and Bonner Echo Lake Funeral Home, 582 Springfield Ave., Westfield; F
See all 2018-05-24 WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) released the following statement after passage of the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2019: "I do not take these matters of war and peace lightly. The world is a dan
See all 2018-05-24 Westfield - Date/Time: Sunday, June 3, 2018, 2:00pm-4:00pm Location: The front lawn of the Reeve House, 314 Mountain Ave, Westfield Tickets: $10 for adults, free for children under 5 The Westfield Historical society is organizing a second
See all 2018-05-24 Union County - Mudturtles RFC (Rugby Football Club ) Is hosting its first Middle School Rugby Tournament On June 3RD 2018, at UNAMI Park Cranford/ Garwood, corner of South Union and Fairfield Avenues Cranford ) The tournament will be a you
See all 2018-05-23 WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today announced that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has completed a cleanup proposal for the final stage of the American Cyanamid Superfund site in Bridgewater, New Jersey. La
See all 2018-05-23 Trenton - "AARP New Jersey regrets Governor Phil Murphy's decision to sign a bill (S2313) which will impose what is effectively a tax on already over-burdened taxpayers to subsidize profitable power corporations. This legislation will cost
See all 2018-05-23 WESTFIELD Detective Dies Suddenly; Ice Rink Passes 6-3 By CHRISTINA M. HINKE Specially Written for The Westfield Leader A moment of silence commenced the council meeting Tuesday in honor of Det. Eric Lieberman of the Westfield Police Depar
See all 2018-05-23 Westfield - Polling Locations First Ward Location Districts 1, 2, 3, 5 and 7 Roosevelt Intermediate School Gym 301 Clark Street Districts 4 and 6 Westfield Memorial Library Program Room 550 East Broad Street Second Ward Location District 1
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