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WF BOE Appoints Acting District Administrators, Announces Goals

READY...AIMAn honor guard comprised of Union County Sheriff’s Officers and Corrections Officers fire a salute on the steps of the Union County Courthouse in Elizabeth during Union County’s annual remembrance ceremony honoring prisoners of war and those missing in action (POW/MIA). National POW/MIA Recognition Day is observed each year on the third Friday of September.


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dot.jpg (865 bytes) Genovese: School-Aid Formula, Stem Cells Top Issues
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Editorial: Questions of Basic Importance as Downtown Development Succeeds
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SETTING A WHS RECORD…Blue Devil quarterback Tony DiIorio, No. 16, ran for three touchdowns in the first quarter against the Kardinals. DiIorio became the first person in the WHS’s 110 years of football to score three touchdowns in a single quarter.

Irvington Grid Boys Ground SPF Football Raiders; Blue Devils Prep for Farmers, Whip Kearny Gridders; Blue Devils Win in Overtime, Nip Cardinal Soccer Boys; Raider Tennis Girls Expect To Do Well at UC Tourney; Soccer Raiders Outmaneuver Paramus Lady Spartans; Soccer Raiders Ground Nwk Eastside Boys: Photos

Devil's Den: Winning’s The Only Thing? Sorry Vince, Not In The Den

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'Special Evening': Art, Dance Side-By-Side at VACNJ
'Missing Trees': Artist Makes Environmental Impact
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Paper Mill at Millburn’s Block Party
The Brave One - Sticks to Its Guns


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CAMPAIGN TRAIL...Gina Genovese, a Democrat seeking the District 21 State Senate seat, Union County Sheriff and re-election candidate Ralph Froehlich, Democratic candidates for Union County freeholders and Democratic candidates for Fanwood's mayor and council all sat down with The Leader/Times for exclusive interviews this week. Watch the full interviews at, and read up on all the candidates at

SPRUCIN' UPPainters work assiduously to meet the schedule for the reopening, planned for next week, of the renovated restaurant and bar at 16 Prospect Street in Westfield. In addition to a complete renovation, owners Tim and Chris Boyle are changing the name of their restaurant to 16 Prospect from its former moniker, Northside Trattoria.

Government Reform Thoughts

State and local government and local elected officials need to address controversial issues now and not wait until after the November 6 General Election. These include: at the state level, Governor Jon Corzine’s Monetization plan to lease or sell state assets such as the New Jersey Turnpike, creating a new formula to calculate school aid; in Union County, whether to privatize the Rahway Valley Sewerage Authority’s sewerage operations and, in Fanwood, whether to move ahead with the Transfer of Development Rights (TDR) program.  - See year-to-date reform thoughts.

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