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Sierra Leonean Officials Charge Scotch Plains Man with Espionage
Michael Chemidlin from Scotch Plains was granted bail ($8,000) on conspiracy charges at court in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Wednesday, May 24, 2006.  

ALL WET...A fire hose sprays children as part of Garwood’s Wetdown festivities for the borough’s new fire engine.

dot.jpg (865 bytes) Plan Bd. Rejects McMansion Ordinance
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Parade Grand Marshal Tells of Military Career
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Petix to BOE: Keep WHS Language Arts Chair
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Council Reviews Mandated Library Funding
Scotch Plains:
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Committee Discusses Senior Center, Passive Park for Ponderosa Site
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Police Chief Mahoney Honors Officers
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Plan Bd. Rejects Recommending Rezoning
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Recreation Director Caminiti to Step Down
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Panel Touches Up Environmental Inventory
dot.jpg (865 bytes)  Company Pays U.S. Dept. of Labor $57,500 to Settle Minimum Wage Lawsuit
dot.jpg (865 bytes)  Council Praises Officials’ Wetdown Efforts
dot.jpg (865 bytes)  BOE Approves Math, Spelling Curricula


UCT BASEBALL CHAMPS…The Blue Devil baseball team swarm all over pitcher Craig Ellis, unseen, after defeating Roselle Catholic to win the Union County title at Memorial Field in Linden on May 20.
Sports: Blue Devils Unload on Lions, Bag UCT Title; Lady Raiders Win Last Race To Capture UCT Track Title; Cougars Get Two in Sixth, Top Blue Devils in UCT Semi; Raider Boys Clinch UCT Title Despite Delay in Long Jump; Blue Devil Laxmen Skin Summit for UCT Crown; Highlanders Nip Raiders In 12th in UCT Softball Semis; Raider Nine Use Long Ball To Top Highlanders; Blue Devil Net Boys Stop J.P. Stevens in Semifinals:  Photos
Devil's Den: Teammates Thank Ketcham For All the Great Memories

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Film: Local Residents Display Films At 'Movies in May' Festival
Symphony: WSO Ends Season With Mozart Homage
Vic's Picks: 'Live (Show) Aid' - The Live Music Archive
CF’s Celebration Singers - Cause for Jubilation
Metaphorical Trees Stand Tall at Visual Arts Center

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CONCERNED CITIZENS…Westfield residents attending the planning board meeting watch Councilman Jim Foerst’s presentation of a proposed ordinance that would change zoning regulations for residential housing. The proposal drew negative comments from residents and architects, and the planning board unanimously rejected the ordinance.

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 In an effort to reduce municipal spending, should our towns look to shared services such as school administration, health, recreation and public works? With the retirement of the Fanwood recreation executive director, this could be the time to merge Scotch Plains and Fanwood recreation services. As an example, the Scotch Plains-Fanwood regional school system already brings these two communities together - sharing a recreation department would be a logical extension. - See detail and provide your thoughts.

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