Westfield, NJ Regional Newspaper...... Thursday, December 10, 1998
Westfield Voters to Decide Fate of $11.7 Mil. Bond
For Classrooms, Improvements at Schools

Improvements Are Planned For School Administration Building
School Bond Referendum for 12/15: Special Section
Bulletin 12/16: Bond Passes, (Unofficial Results Yes = 2804; No = 1033)

  • Westfield:
    Residents Protest Hike In Parking Permit Fees
    Organizations Lament NJ Transit Decision To Remove Banners From Town Overpasses
    Council Approves Refunds for Properties Were Wrongly Assessed as Part of SID

  • Mountainside:
    Mountainside to Gain Membership In Sewerage Group

  • Union County::
    Freeholders Seek Women For ‘Excellence Award’.


COMING OUT OF THE SHOOT…The Westfield High School football team roars out of the tunnel at Giants Stadium at the start of the North Jersey Section 2, Group 3 Championship game with Morristown on December 5. Very few high school teams ever get the opportunity to appear at the Meadowlands. The Blue Devils had a stellar season and brought Westfield High School football back to prominence. Please see a story on Page 13.


Township Bd. Nixes Condos in 6-3 Vote;
‘Public Safety’ Concerns Cited as Factor


SANTA CLAUS COMES TO TOWN… An estimated 500 children waited in line to whisper in Santa’s ear last Sunday at the Scotch Plains Village Green gazebo during an afternoon of “Old Fashioned Holiday Fun” and warm weather. The event was attended by over 3,000 people and was sponsored by the township and Scotch Plains Business and Professional Association.

Scotch Plains - Fanwood

  • Fanwood Groups Present Proposals For Strengthening Borough by Year 2000

  • Council Calls for Action to End Problems at Dance Club Following Murder

  • Officials Hear Residents’ Input Concerning Service by Comcast

  • Dems Tap Mr. Baron; Mr. DiFrancesco Out

The Week In Sports


CLAWING AND SCRATCHING FOR THE TOUCHDOWN … Blue Devil Lamont Turner received a pass from quarterback Brandon Doerr and refuses to go down until he scores a touchdown in the second quarter against Morristown. The Colonials got momentum on their side twice and won 37-14.

  • Morristown Colonizes the Blue Devils; Settles Down With NJ 2, Group 3 Title
  • Six Raiders, One Devil Head All-Union Boys Soccer List
  • Blue Devil Girls Return Swimming Powerhouse; Three Girls Top All-Union County X-C List
  • High School Winter Sports Schedules

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Westfield: Town Officials [14, 15], Police 16, Fire 17, County & State 37; Clubs & Organizations [30, 31, 32], Worship 46, Schools [26-27, 28-29], Recycling 38, Commerce 44, Parks 39, Recreation 45, Business Directory, ... more.

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