Westfield, NJ Regional Newspaper...... Thursday, December 17, 1998
Westfield Approves $11.7 Million School Bond

  • Westfield:
    Dems Charge Politics
    New Library 10th Birthday Gala
    BOE Reviews Math Program
    Fire Trucks, Park Restrooms in Proposals for ’99 Budget

  • Scotch Plains/Fanwood
    BOE, Teachers Reach Pact
    New Fanwood Police Lt. Sworn in; Bus Stop Ordinance Ok'd
    ‘School-to-Work’ State Mandate Worries Parents

  • Mountainside:
    Mountainside Gains Membership In Sewerage Group


CHRISTMAS PIPES… Members of the Watson Highlanders Pipe Band perform traditional festive bagpipe music for downtown shoppers. They will perform again this Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.


SANTA CLAUS COMES TO TOWN… An estimated 500 children, including Mayor Joan Papen, waited in line to whisper in Santa’s ear last Sunday at the Scotch Plains Village Green gazebo during “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.

  • Union County and State::
    Municipal Aggregation Could Save Towns Dollars in Deregulated Electric and Gas
    Sen. DiFrancesco Seeks To Adjust Aid to Towns Based on Inflation
    County Receives State Grants to Continue Efforts to Get Families Off Public Assistance
    County Bomb Squad Welcomes Belgian Canine; County Clerk Appointed To Steering Committee
    Vo-Tech Offers Part-Time Evening Courses for Spring
    Freeholders to Develop Wildlife Preserve in Clark, to Facilitate Access 2000

Region Has Several NJ State Wrestling Contenders


TOP AREA WRESTLERS (from top left to lower right)... Donny DeFilippis - 140-145 New Providence Pioneers; Onur Tezucar - 152-160 Westfield Blue Devils; Brett Vanderveer - 119 GL Highlanders; Todd DeWitt - 152-160 A. L. J. Crusaders; Pat Ekstrom - 215 Cranford Cougars; Tony Melendez - 130-135 SP-F Raiders; (not shown); Shawn Stueber - 130-135 Rahway Indians; Aaron Morton - 171 Plainfield Cardinals

  • The Week In Sports
    Bowers and Ballweg Named Girls Soccer All-State 1st Team
    Devil Matmen Increase Size, Need Experience; Rugged Raider Matmen Look Balanced and Strong
    Raider Boy Cagers Have New Faces and Lots of Size; Devil Cagers Return Three Strong Starters
    Lady Devils Must Build Team Around McKeon; Raider Bball Girls Get Added Punch to Team

The Westfield Scholar Athlete Of The Month is Tara Bhandari

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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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