July 31, 2008
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Asm. Neil Cohen Resigns Amid Child Pornography Investigation

07/31/2008:Super Contracts

dot.jpg (865 bytes) Freeholders Hear Council Concerns On Spending
dot.jpg (865 bytes) DWC Discusses Race Cancellation, State Grant
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Largest Vendor Leaves WF Market
Scotch Plains/Fanwood:
dot.jpg (865 bytes) FW Bd. to Defend Lawsuit By SP Developer
dot.jpg (865 bytes) FW Council Unveils Budget With 5.6% Tax Hike
dot.jpg (865 bytes) SP Cops to Get 3.5% Pay Hike
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Terrill MS to Use Trailers as Classrooms in Fall
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Volunteer Organizations Struggle to Find Help
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Freeholders OK Contract For Messaging Service
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Residents Seek Help On Muhlenberg, Liberty Hall


CONNECTED TO WESTFIELD...Union County Freeholder Chairman Angel Estrada and Fiscal Affairs Chairman Al Mirabella visited the Westfield council, Tuesday evening, as they attempted to foster the relationship between the two entities. Council members questioned the county representatives on issues of spending and the new performing arts center in Scotch Plains. Pictured, from left to right, are Second Ward Councilwoman Vicki Kimmins, Mr. Mirabella, Mr. Estrada, Town Clerk Claire Gray, Mayor Andy Skibitsky and First Ward Councilman Frank Arena.

Editorial: Will the $9 Million Buyout Keep Paper Mill House Playing?...The artistic community across New Jersey let out a collective sigh of relief at the news of Paper Mill Playhouse’s partnership with the Township of Millburn.

Editorial: We Need Better People in Office, Not Better Computer Software...A little more than two weeks ago, information was provided to us from more than one anonymous source that the District 20 Legislative office located at 985 Stuyvesant Avenue in Union, which houses the offices of Senator Ray Lesniak, Asm. Joe Cryan and Asm. Neil Cohen, was raided on Wednesday, July 9, and files and computers were seized. Was this same information leaked to other newspapers as well? Is it accurate?

PULLING OFF A BUNT SINGLE...Owen Bartok plunks a bunt single to fuel a five-run fifth inning that put the Westfield White firmly in the driver’s seat in the semifinal game against Millburn.

Week In Sports: St. Pats Pound St. Dave In St. Bart’s Softball League; Westfield 9s Erupt in 5th, Top Millburn N. J. All-Stars; Cranford Baseball 12s Edge WF Blue in N.P. Semis; WF White Trims Union In CJBL 10s Semifinals; Golf Teaching Pro Explains The Greenside Bunker Shot - Photos

"Once in a Lifetime..."

Cranford attorney gets 'hooked' on painting
Students belt out best of Les Mis
Carriage House honors publisher Plante
Paper Mill, Millburn agree to deal

ROAD TRIP...Congressional candidate and Asw. Linda Stender (D, LD-22), center, is joined by Scotch Plains (D) candidates Theresa Mullen for council, left, and Kevin Glover for mayor at Scotchwood Florist on Monday, July 28. Asw. Stender began a four-day trip through New Jersey’s 7th Congressional District to reach voters with her campaign’s goals.

Government Reform Thought: A forgotten concept - "Elected officials should be held accountable should 
they violate the public trust."
  See Year-to-date Reform Thoughts.

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