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2007 Edition of This Is Westfield
December 6, 2007
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Council Says Goodbye to Echausse, Addresses Prospect Street Closing

STOP! HAMMERTIME…Mayor Andy Skibitsky presents Councilman Peter “The Hammer” Echausse with a special parting gift to commemorate the end of Mr. Echausse’s seven years of service to the town council. The nickname refers Mr. Echausse’s perseverance. He would “pound away at a problem until it was solved,” the mayor said. 

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dot.jpg (865 bytes) Rec. OK’s Field Allotments; Soccer Association Upset
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Scotch Plains/Fanwood:
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dot.jpg (865 bytes) Security, Creating Math Academy Among BOE Goals
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Council Looks to Bring Fine-Arts Instruction to Fanwood
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Scotch Plains Town Hall Renovations Near Completion
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Council Seeks $103,000 In Development Block Grant
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Council OK’s DOT Sewer Work Off Rt. 22
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Cranford to Study Changing To Elected Mayor System
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Sheriff’s Officers Round Up ‘Deadbeats’ in Morning Raid
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Weingarten Continues Run For Congressional Seat
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County Closes on Purchases Of Church Property, Farm

DEVILS’ LEADING SCORER…Senior Corrine Parkinson, center, battles Raider Bridget Cornwell, left, for possession of the ball. Parkinson led the Blue Devils with 21 goals and 11 assists. Parkinson will play for Lehigh University next year.

Blue Devil Soccer Girls Had Fine Season, Finished 14-6-1; Raider Soccer Girls Exceeded Expectations, Won WC, UCT; Blue Devil Girls to Prepare For Interesting Swim Season; Westfield V’ballers Enjoy Successful Season; SPF Swim Girls Are Seasoned, Boys Are Young but Talented; Blue Devil Boys Are Hungry For Another NJSIAA Crown: Photos

Devil's Den: Meaning of Thanksgiving Not Lost on ’07 Blue Devils

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No Business Like It: Washington School Seeks Alumni for 60th-Anniversary Performance
: Display Works At UCC’s Tomasulo Gallery
The Artist's Travels: Children’s Specialized Houses ‘Home and Abroad’
Sounds of the Season: IRound-up of Holiday Performances
Popcorn: No Country for Old Men - All’s, Well, It Doesn’t End Well

The True Nature of Giving

"When it absolutely must get there."

HO HO HO...A child sits on Santa Claus’ lap and tells him what she wants for Christmas as carolers sing during Sunday’s holiday celebration in Westfield’s northside train station lot.

TOP VOLUNTEER...Scotch Plains Mayor Martin Marks congratulates Mari McDevitt on receiving the “Female Volunteer of the Year” award at last Friday’s Mayor’s Gala at the Shackamaxon Country Club.

Government Reform Thoughts

Scotch Plains Township Manager has announced his retirement effective September 1. We believe township residents should have an opportunity to provide input on his successor, as has been the case with the hiring of new superintendents and school principals. - See year-to-date reform thoughts.

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