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2007 Edition of This Is Westfield
June 28, 2007
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Police Probe Continues Into Boy’s Drowning at Westfield Pool

CON-GRAD-ULATIONSAbove, Westfield High School graduates congratulate themselves after their commencement ceremony, tossing their caps into the air.

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Editorial: Celebrating Independence Day

dot.jpg (865 bytes) Class of 2007 Graduates, Bids WHS Farewell
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Memorial Pool to Undergo $3-Million in Renovations
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Scotch Plains/Fanwood:
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Marks to Pay for Own Legal Rep. in LeStrange Lawsuit
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dot.jpg (865 bytes) ‘Top Gun’ Demonstrations Show SWAT Capabilities
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Demolition Permit Released For Livingston Wilbor 
dot.jpg (865 bytes) SP Plans ‘Ambitious’ Street-Resurfacing Program
dot.jpg (865 bytes) BOE Questions End of Fire Department’s ‘Wetdowns’
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Residents Upset With Turnout for Guerriero Update

dot.jpg (865 bytes) RVSA Employees Oppose Plant Privatization Proposal

dot.jpg (865 bytes) Privatization Dominates RVSA Board Meeting
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Fireworks in Local Towns Salute Independence Day
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Board OK’s Plan to Send Waste to Meadowlands
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Long Trip Has Local Trash Haulers Hurting


MAKING IT BIG ON THE TRACK SCENE...Blue Devils, junior Alex Tarlow, left “W”, and freshman Patrick Gray, right “W”, successfully made the scene in track. Tarlow was recognized as a Union County (UC)  breakthrough runner of the year and Gray was named UC freshman of the year.

St. Dave Plates Winner in 7th, Soils Anne’s Comeback; Raiders Alleman, Jones Named UC Track Performers of Year; Midway’s Defense Holds Back Willoughby Softball Men; St. Anthony Rises in 6th, Tops St. Patrick Softballers; St. Luke’s Speed Slows Down St. Stephen Softball Men: Photos

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WHS Finishes No. 2 In Shop-Rite Cup

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Fourth of July Barbeque

Interior Space Frontier: Minken Advises Residents On Principles of Feng Shui
Wine-Speak Easy: Women For Winesense
Popcorn: Nancy Drew - Goody Goody Gumshoe
Vic's Picks: The Donnas - ‘Night’ Well Spent
Food 4 Thought: Independence Day Dishes 
The Teachers Become The Students:
Visual Art Center Symposium

FIELD OF GRADS…The 370 members of the Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School graduating class sit on Perry Tyson Field during their commencement ceremony held last Wednesday evening. See photos of the entire procession, along with additional graduation photos.

BOOM!Officers from the Union County Emergency Response Team enter a building after the door was removed from its hinges with an explosive charge. The demonstration was part of the Top Gun training being given to police officers and prosecutors from around the state at the Stamler Police Academy in Scotch Plains.

Government Reform Thoughts

Celebrating Independence Day: We believe the best way to celebrate Independence Day is to dedicate oneself to act with courage and honor during all your days, just like our forefathers and our fighting men of today. Stand up to wrong, defy your enemies from within and from without the United States. - See year-to-date reform thoughts.

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