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Superintendent Foley: Redistricting Biggest Challenge During Tenure

GATOR-ADE…An estimated three-to-five foot juvenile alligator emerges from Westfield’s Gregory’s Pond, where it resides. Bill Jordan, a resident of Mountainside and a realtor at Taylor and Love, received this picture from a neighbor and dropped it off at The Westfield Leader office. - Gator Caught Saturday

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"When it absolutely must get there."


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Scotch Plains/Fanwood:
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Lyndsey Withdraws from Fanwood Mayoral Race
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Scotch Plains Fire Chief Takes Skills Out West
dot.jpg (865 bytes) BOE Hears of Clark Intention to Sue SCC Corp.
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Community Center Approved for Nov. Ballot
dot.jpg (865 bytes) State Denies Cranford’s Bid For Extraordinary Aid
Berkeley Heights:
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dot.jpg (865 bytes) Housing Units Pop Up Along North, South Aves.
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Kean Says State Becoming Unaffordable for Residents
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Editorials: Infrastructure Small Things - WF Train Station Guardrails
Editorials: Personal Data only for Profit - Should You be Concerned?

A PAT GETTING NAILED AT SECOND BASE…St. Patrick pitcher Tony Blasi attempts to stretch a single into a double but comes up short as St. Joe shortstop Lou Messano puts on the tag.

St. Luke Notches Six in Fifth, Tops Scrappy St. Mikes; St. Joseph Battles St. Patrick To 9-Inning, 10-10 Deadlock; Will Coaching, Going ‘Pro’ Satisfy Poskay’s Appetite for Lacrosse?: Photos

Devil's Den: Beautiful Summer Day At Classic Ol’ Ballyards

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Working Vacation: SP Resident Waldman Makes Habit(at)
'Who You Gonna Call?':
When Spirits Act Up in Playhouse
Vic's Picks: 'Ágætis Byrjun' - More than Alright
Popcorn: Stardust - Fairytale By the Numbers
'Chairs' Exhibit: Artists’ Imaginations Run Wild

RUSTED ROOT...A railing on the southside platform of the Westfield train station shows rust and decay that has completely severed the upright beams from their bases on the ground. See related editorial and photo gallery.

WHEN I GROW UPJohn Huby of Scotch Plains imitates entertainer Polka Dot (Ron Albanese), the singer/dancer/entertainer who plays the guitar and sings with youngsters while the Philadelphia Funk Authority sets up its eight-piece band last Thursday at Augustine Park. The free concert, sponsored by the Scotch Plains Cultural Arts Committee, drew scores of families to watch the entertainment.

Government Reform Thoughts

All public meetings of government should be required to release an agenda on their website to coincide with the 48-hour law to advertise public meetings. Agendas should be released to newspapers also. No agenda, no meeting. - See year-to-date reform thoughts.

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