August 28, 2008
The Newspaper

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Super Contracts

Schools Open With New Principals, Early Childhood Learning Ctr.

08 Election


dot.jpg (865 bytes) School Board Readies For First Day of School
dot.jpg (865 bytes) DWC Revisits
Southside Parking Plan
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Garage in Historic Area OK’d
Scotch Plains/Fanwood:
dot.jpg (865 bytes) FW Approves $8.4-Mil. Budget; Cuts 2 Employees
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Township Council Salutes Atkins On Retirement
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Laptop Computers Stolen From Park Middle
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Attorney Calls Witnesses Against Cell Tower
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Opposition Growing to $40 Surcharge on Tickets
dot.jpg (865 bytes) UC May Review Impact Of Muhlenberg’s Closing
dot.jpg (865 bytes) RVSA Odor Control System Faces Added Costs


BACKING BARACK...The crowd is a mile high at the Democratic National Convention Tuesday night in Denver as Sen. Hillary Clinton formally backs Senator Barack Obama as their party’s choice for President of the United States. In the inset, New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine, Sen. Bob Menendez and Sen. Frank Lautenberg enjoy the festivities. More photos can be seen at

Editorial: Best Wishes to Everyone As New School Year Gets Underway...It often seems like the summer goes by so fast. From June through August, many of us are caught up in a whirlwind of graduations, shore trips, vacations and backyard barbecues, and, before we know it, Labor Day weekend has arrived.

Editorial: OEM Is Best for Reviewing Rescue Squad and ER Needs...The closing of Muhlenberg Hospital has impacted not only Plainfield residents but also others who live in Union County and surrounding communities. At last week’s Union County Freeholders meeting, a resident said local rescue squads are now hurting for funds to pay for the additional gasoline needed for longer emergency patient transports.

LOOKING FOR ANOTHER PUTOUT...St. Jude third baseman Jim Hoelzel looks for a play at second base after tagging out St. Anne’s Frank deFaria in the first inning..

Week In Sports: St. David Chars St. Stephen In St. Bart’s Playoffs; St. Jude Survives Anne Scare To Snatch Playoff Win; St. Anne Shocks St. Joe In Angels Division 1st Round; St. Steves Wreck St. Matthew In St. Bart’s Playoffs - Photos

Devil's Den: Union County Conference Should Open in 2009-10

"Soft Blue"

SP photographer weds two passions
WF shop owner's acting career is no 'publicity stunt'
B-52's, Everclear headline two-day event
Symposium picks best movies, offers special guests
Recent magazine issue focuses on human journey
Vicky Cristina Barcelona -
From Spain with Love - 4 Stars!

THE FINAL TOUCHES...Trailer classrooms at Terrill Middle School are renovated as the 2008-09 school year fast approaches. Ramps and walkways leading up to the trailers are under construction and will ensure easy navigation in and out of the Terrill School main 

Government Reform Thought: We thought it was illegal for elected officials to use public resources for electioneering purposes. That's why we question New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine's use of the government website for praising the selection of Sen. Biden by Sen. Obama - which concludes by stating "Joe Biden will be a great partner in Barack Obama's efforts to bring about change in America." See - See Year-to-date Reform Thoughts.

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