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Westfield Municipal Budget to Rise 6 Percent to $36 Million

PARADE O’ THE IRISHUnion Township hosted Union County’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade, one of the largest parades in the state of New Jersey, last Saturday. The parade has been an area institution since 1997. Thousands of marchers and spectators participated and viewed the parade. Students of Union Catholic High School in Scotch Plains carry flags representing the 32 counties of Ireland. See additional photos at

Editorial: It’s Public’s Right to See the Details, Gov’s Duty to Provide It

dot.jpg (865 bytes) Board Denies Couple’s Bid To Install Rear Yard Shed
Scotch Plains/Fanwood:
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dot.jpg (865 bytes) SP Officials: Mandated Costs = 10% of Budget Hike
dot.jpg (865 bytes) SP Residents: BOE Should Solve HS Parking Problem
dot.jpg (865 bytes) FW Council OKs Zoning Changes, Bus. Ordinance
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Rec. Comm. Addresses Southside Field Concerns
dot.jpg (865 bytes) SP Rec. Dept. Seeks Staff, Ponders FW Partnership
dot.jpg (865 bytes) SP Council to Consider Fee For OPRA Requests
dot.jpg (865 bytes) PB Discusses Orenda Plan, Rejects JMK  Proposal
dot.jpg (865 bytes) School Budget Rises $1 Million Over Last Year
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Garwood Municipal Taxes To Increase $275 Per Home
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Hillcrest South To Join Westlake, Beadleston
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Prosecutor Says Retirements Impact County Office
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Union County Mgr. Aims To Reduce Overtime Costs
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GOOD EXPERIENCE, GOOD ADVICE...Blue Devil Co-Captain Casey El Koury, center, a four-year player, acted as a mentor to the younger girls.
Sports: Blue Devil Hoop Men Made Sections 5 of Last 6 Seasons; Lady Blue Devils Pound Hard On Hoops’ ‘Door of Success’; Raider Boys Finished Strong In Competitive Hoops League; Blue Devil Wrestlers Finish Season 10-10, Look to Future: Photos

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"NJ's Largest Indoor Tail Gate": Local Residents Show True Colors at FOP Fundraiser
“Paul Robeson Through His Words and Music": Performance Highlights Black History Month
GW-Raised Oscar Nominee Perrotta: ‘We Are Where We Come From’
Food 4 Thought: Everyone is Irish On St. Patrick’s Day
Home & Garden:
Mirror, Mirror – Not Just on the Wall
Popcorn: Wild Hogs - A Rather Tame Boar

Surprises Do Lurk Within The Hallways of WHS

Bernie Heeney Creative Writing Contest

CONCEPT DRAWINGEdward Dec, engineer for the proposed development connecting Wild Hedge Lane in Mountainside and Orenda Circle in Westfield, describes the details to Mountainside’s planning board at its meeting Thursday. 

ST. PATRICK’S DAY GREETINGSNew Jersey Governor Jon Corzine participates in Union County’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade last Saturday, taking time out to greet spectators along the route.

Government Reform Thoughts

As property taxes continue to spiral out of control, maybe it’s time to start reducing the salaries of administrators at the top. - See year-to-date reform thoughts.

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