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Westfield Council Candidates Discuss Spending, Development, Safety

GOING TO A CANDIDATES' DEBATE…Incumbent Republican Fourth Ward Councilman Jim Foerst, center, responds to a question at the Westfield Candidates Forum, held this Sunday night. His Democratic challenger, Lenore Scurry, sits at left, and Democratic third-ward candidate Matt Sontz sits at right.

Editorial: Have Cell Towers Become More Controversial than Park’g Decks?
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dot.jpg (865 bytes) Rec. Director Says Pool Work ‘On Schedule’
dot.jpg (865 bytes) DWC Resurrects Rialto Theatre Barricade Project
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Board of Adjustment Seeks More Info. on Land Sale
Scotch Plains/Fanwood:
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dot.jpg (865 bytes) Council Slates Field Bond Ordinance Hearing at HS
dot.jpg (865 bytes) School District Sets Objectives for State Tests
dot.jpg (865 bytes) FW Board Raises Concerns Re. Proposed Subdivision
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Charlie Brown’s Unveils New S. Plains Restaurant
dot.jpg (865 bytes) SP Council Rejects Changes To Bond Ordinance
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Scotch Plains Day Festivities To Begin Tomorrow Night
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Applicants Propose Cell Tower at Cranford Swim Club
dot.jpg (865 bytes) BOE Honors Teacher/Coach On His 33 Years with GW
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Teachers:‘Stop Dragging Feet on Contract’
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Commissioners: RVSA Privatization Talk ‘Premature’
dot.jpg (865 bytes) County, ‘Green’ Activists Seek Passage of Initiative
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Freeholders Award Grants From Kids Rec. Trust Fund

 "When it absolutely must get there."

VERY CLOSE TO A TOUCHDOWN…Blue Devil split end Jihad Billups, No. 2, nearly catches the football in the end zone in the second quarter but Irvington corner back Bernard Antwi, No. 3, knocks it out.

Blue Devil Soccer Boys Notch Second Win over Raiders; No. 12 Irvington Staves Off Devil Gridders’ Charge; Raider Footballers Massacre Linden Tiger Gridders; Raiders Slip by Summit Volleyballers in UCT; SP-F Soccer Raiders Shutout Blue Devil Soccer Girls; Blue Devil V’Ballers Humble Benedictine Academy in UCT; GL Highlanders Shoot Down Hillside Grid Comets: Photos

Devil's Den: Football Season Starting To Get Real Interesting

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Unholy: Former WF Native Returns Home for Movie Screening
: Geoff Clark of WF’s Jay’s Cycle To Bike Across Country for Cancer
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Popcorn: The Assassination of Jesse James By The Coward Robert Ford - Et tu, Pardner?
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YOU'RE A GOOD RESTAURANT, CHARLIE BROWN'S...The new Scotch Plains Charlie Brown’s building stands where the old restaurant had burned down.

QUICK RESPONSEThe Union County patrol unit of 10 officers demonstrates how the new response team will provide swift, lifesaving assistance to local police in an emergency at a demonstration in Westfield on Tuesday.

Government Reform Thoughts

The State of New Jersey is spending $10 million to send out rebate checks to homeowners and renters. Rebates should be handled as part of the New Jersey State income tax. Rebate checks are nothing more than a gimmick to help reelect incumbent state legislators. The two political parties should pay the $10 million, not the taxpayers. - See year-to-date reform thoughts.

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