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Governor's Video - 02/20 update

Make your space reservations now for the annual spring edition of This Is Westfield. See details. Details President's Day
Car on Mt. Ave. Leaves Roadway, Strikes 13-Year-Old Westfield Boy

dot.jpg (865 bytes) UC Taxes to Jump 6% Under $436.8 Mil. Budget
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Council Votes to Refer Historic Pres. Ordinance
Scotch Plains/Fanwood:
dot.jpg (865 bytes) SP Budget to Rise 6% or $1.4 Million Over 2007
dot.jpg (865 bytes) FW Planning Board Discusses Bicycle Project
dot.jpg (865 bytes) New SPBPA Head Sees 'Potential' In Downtown
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Clock Proposed to Honor Korean War Vets
dot.jpg (865 bytes) O'Malley Has 'Mixed Emotions' on Leaving
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Police Address Parking Woes at Deerfield
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Soil at Clark Schools Did Not Meet Guidelines
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Congressional Hopefuls Prepare for Conventions
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Officials Weigh In on Plan for State Fiscal Crisis

SERIOUS ACCIDENT...On Monday afternoon, a car driven by a Mountainside woman on Mountain Avenue near Orchard Street in Westfield left the road, struck a young boy and smashed into the brick wall of the building at 169 Mountain Avenue. The 13-year-old Westfield boy struck by the car was seriously injured.

Editorial: Prosecutor Shows Leadership In Putting Criminals Behind Bars...Since the escape of two inmates at the Union County jail in December, County Prosecutor Ted Romankow has been turning over every stone to find out what went wrong. Under his leadership, the jail director was reassigned, pending his retirement in March, the assistant jail director was fired, and now, two correction officers and three sergeants face dismissal as a result of the December 14 escape of Otis Blunt and Jose Espinosa.

PUTTING ON THE BIG CHILL...Blue Devil point guard Tara Handza, No. 5, freezes the ball by putting on a dribbling exhibition in the fourth quarter as Raider Kathryn DeCataldo pursues. Handza finished with 17 points.

Sports: Devil Swim Boys Overpower BridgeH2O for Section Title; Lady Blue Devils Top Raiders In UCT Hoops Semis; Sayreville Bombers Unload On Raider Wrestlers; Lady Blue Devils Demolish BridgeH2O for Section Title; Blue Devils Rip Tigers In Mat Regular Season Finale; Raider Cagers Strike Down Crusaders in UCT; Basketball Blue Devils Jump On Cougars in UCT: Photos


Spanish-Style Valentine's: WSO Performs "El Amor Brujo" with Flamenco Complement
Blast off!:
Doctornaut Act Could Cure What Ails Healthcare
Reaching Their Potential: Alliance Co of Linden Moves to New UCPAC Home
Killer Instinct: Mockingbird Offers Race-Relation Lessons
Saviour: Westfield Artist Rescues Problematic Watercolors
Popcorn: Oscar Winners Predicted - With Rhyme and Reason

University Program Helps Enrich Students' Education

DOUGHNATIONS...Rotary Club President Darielle Walsh and Pancake Chairman Ed Shen mix up a batch of pancake batter to prepare for the Rotary Club of Westfield's Pancake Day. All of the proceeds go to the Rotary Scholarship Fund, the largest scholarship program in Westfield. Pancake Day will be held on Saturday, March 8, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Westfield Senior High School.

Devil's Den: Bowling Has Been Right Up Tirone's Alley

Government Reform Thought: Union County, municipal and school governments are in the process of releasing budgets for 2008. Given the fiscal crisis in our state government, local governments must reduce their expenditures. We hope layoffs are avoided by reducing the salaries of the highest paid employees instead. See this page for other suggestions.  See Year-to-date Reform Thoughts.

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