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WF Board of Ed. Approves $78.3-Mil. Operating School Budget

MAYOR OF THE YEAR…Mountainside Mayor Robert Viglianti accepts the Mayor of the Year Award from a representative of the Gateway Chamber of Commerce during Monday’s Mayors’ Gala in Elizabeth. Mr. Viglianti has served as mayor for 19 years. View event photo gallery at

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dot.jpg (865 bytes) Council Approves Budget Introduction by 7-2 Vote
Scotch Plains/Fanwood:
dot.jpg (865 bytes) BOE Restores ROTC, SAC, Middle-School Sports
dot.jpg (865 bytes) SP to Fund Budget with 3.6-Percent Tax Increase
dot.jpg (865 bytes) LaGrande Ballfield to Be ‘Playable’ on Opening Day
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Marks, Glover Clash Over Proposed Tax Increase
dot.jpg (865 bytes) School Tax Levy to Rise $418,302 Over Last Year
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Guerriero Field Project Draws Pro, Con Comments
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Scutari: NJ Workers Need Pension, Benefits Reform
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Panel Asks Women to Participate in Pol. Process
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Gateway Chamber Names Viglianti Mayor of Year
dot.jpg (865 bytes) County to Receive $4.5 Mil. Fed Transportation Grant

Editorial: Sophisticated Questions Are Being Studied by Our Youth in School


READY TO MAKE A STATEMENT...Leading the Westfield lacrosse charge this year are left to right, tri-captains Mary Kate Luker, Julie Shelman and Caitlin Murphy. The Devils look to finish on top in the UC tournament and advance to the NJSIAA state finals.
Sports: Raider Baseballers Focusing On Team Speed, Consistency; ‘Sky Is the Limit’ This Season For Blue Devil Boys Tennis; Blue Devil Boy Laxers Return Very Talented, Veteran Team; Raider Netmen Return Union County Champ; Blue Devil Lax Ladies Expect More Success This Season; Raider Softball Girls Rebuild, Excited to ‘Get the Job Done’: Photos

Devils Den:
As Usual, Tennis Team Has Very High Hopes

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Wearin' of the Green

Eroica: Beethoven’s Third Exalts Ideal Hero
Home Improvement: Westfield Home Show Features New Products, Design Consultations Anti-Suffrage Satire in Fanwood
A Bottle of Red, A Bottle of White: Congregation Sips Wine To Benefit Israeli Families
Popcorn: Premonition - A Review in Time, Saves Nine (Dollars)
April Fool’s Day:
A Holiday Everyone Can Enjoy
Wearin' Of the Green: Union County Holds Annual 'Green Dance'

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LIFETIME OF ACHIEVEMENT…Garwood resident Anne Leonard was honored, Tuesday, by the Garwood Borough Council in recognition of her receiving Union County’s Women of Excellence 2007 Lifetime Achievement Award.

ORGANIZATION FUNWestfield Democrats meet at Janice and Frank Fusaro’s home on March 25. Pictured, left to right, are: Mrs. Fusaro, Ken Rotter (Westfield Democratic Committee chairman), Lisa Quackenbush (WDC vice chairwoman), Congressman Frank Pallone (D-6), Westfield Councilman Dave Haas, Westfield Councilman Tom Bigosinski, Viera Bigosinski and Mr. Fusaro.

Government Reform Thoughts

The ethics committees in the State of New Jersey are dysfunctional, and they refuse to act on matters of wrongdoing. To save money and to end the fakery that they do something, should they not be disbanded? - See year-to-date reform thoughts.

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