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Easter Egg Hunt Saturday:  The Scotch Plains Junior Women’s Club and Scotch Plains Recreation Department will be hosting its annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday April 8th (rain date 9th) on the Village Green at the Municipal Building at 430 Park Avenue.  The Junior Women’s Club will provide refreshments for everyone!  The Egg Hunt will begin, by age groups, at 10 a.m.  The Easter Bunny will be there to greet toddlers of all ages before and after their hunt.  
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Welcome Jim DeSarno, New Westfield High School Football Coach

FIVE-HOUR BATTLE...Westfield and five other area fire departments battle the inferno on Pennsylvania Avenue in Westfield Tuesday afternoon that destroyed the split-level home. There were no injuries, and the owner is vacationing in Florida.

dot.jpg (865 bytes) Municipal Tax Going Up 8.3 Percent
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 FW Municipal Tax Jumping Due to Sewers, Pensions, Library
dot.jpg (865 bytes) FW COAH Affordable Housing Passes
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Candidates Discuss Qualifications, Enrollment and BOE Money Needs
dot.jpg (865 bytes) SP Municipal Budget to be $22 Mil.
dot.jpg (865 bytes) School Tax Drops to $5.2 Mil.
Editorials: Finally, Spring; Let’s Play Ball: Last Remnant of ‘Ma Bell’ Heads to France

GREETINGS…Blue Devil Jay Anderson is greeted by  teammates after blasting a two-run home run against Hillsborough. Blue Devil Mike Diaz also smacked a two-run homer.
Sports: Hillsborough Unloads Muscle On Baseball Blue Devils, 16-4; Baseball Raiders Rally in 7th to Down Warrior Boys, 13-11; Blue Devil Track Men Look To Middle & Distance Strength:  Photos
Devil's Den: Think You’re a WHS expert? Here’s a Quick Way to Prove It.

SP Library: Cartoons With a Conscience

Home & Garden: Paint It Any Color You Want
Choral Fantasy: WHS & WSO
Popcorn: Inside Man: Out & Entertaining
Festival of Poets: Brings Bards Back to Life

A Good Book - A Child’s Best Friend

ON KEY...Alfredo Silipigni pictured left, Father of Opera Company, dies At 72. Not many people are aware that what was to become the New Jersey State Opera actually began in Westfield with a small troupe of operatic singers.

Rather than school boards and mayors battling with residents over rising property taxes, we believe that it would be more effective (and the right thing to do) for all parties to counter attack and campaign where the real problem (and solution) is - against fraud and misuse of tax money elsewhere - such as at UMDNJ, Abbott Districts and the widespread patronage through county and state entities.  See detail and provide your thoughts.

The Westfield Leader & The Scotch Plains-Fanwood TIMES
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