September 4, 2008
The Newspaper

Public Postings
Westfield 911 Ceremony
See Sept 5 posting

Super Contracts

SP Est. Renovations for Both Firehouses, Solar Panels at $1.85 Mil.

08 Election

dot.jpg (865 bytes) WF Council to Allocate $75,000 For Quiet Zone 
Scotch Plains/Fanwood:
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Terrill MS Hires New Assistant Principal
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Lower Revenue Projections Expected in 2009
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Purchase Completed on Bldg. in Redev. Zone
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Resident Sues Board Over Cooper Rd. Subdivision
dot.jpg (865 bytes) BOE OKs Calendar, Hires Special Services Super.
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Borough Seeks County Help On Brook Erosion
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Dist. Begins School Year Under New Leadership
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Lawmakers Split on Merits Of New COAH NJ Law
dot.jpg (865 bytes) The Meadowlands Is An 'Oasis' in the City


This Week's Insert

CHILDHOOD CENTER OF ATTENTION...Students, parents and town officials gather outside the doors of Lincoln School, the district’s new early childhood education center. Featuring morning and afternoon sessions, the school will house all kindergarten classes and serve those with special needs.

Editorial: We Hope Electioneering Doesn’t Get Nasty, But Stays Only 'Silly'...Electioneering started in earnest on Labor Day, which is the unofficial start of what we coined as the “silly season” in an editorial of October 1, 1998. The term has hung around since then, and we think politics has become even more bizarre over the last decade. We think most of the candidates would agree.

DEFENDING AGAINST EXTRA POINTS...The Blue Devils work on defending against extra points during the scrimmage game against Long Branch on August 26..

Week In Sports: Pats Rap St. Aloysius For St. Bart’s Championship; Devil Gridders’ Strong Skill Positions Need Protection; Lady Soccer Raiders Return Very Strong Defense, Depth; Blue Devil Soccer Boys Feel They Have 'Finishing Power'; St. Pat Sinks St. Luke For Angels Crown; Blue Devil Soccer Girls Have Proven Talent; Seek WC Title; Raider Soccer Boys Regroup, Reload for Interesting Season; Hyatt Hills Pro Discusses Execution of the Lob Shot; U.S. Open Tennis Selects Fleischman, 14, as Ball Girl - Photos

Greg Cummings' 'Autumn Reflection'

BH recording studio teams with Sound Station
Cracker is set to 'mix things up' this weekend
MusicFest to go on rain or shine
WF author offers 'truth about thriving in change'
The Rocker -
Shake, Rattle and Redemption (2 1/2 Popcorns)

SUMMER FESTIVAL...Crowds flock to the 34th Annual Saint Bartholomew Italian Festival in Scotch Plains on Labor Day weekend. Families and friends gathered for rides, food, games and live entertainment each evening. Vendors provided assortments of pizza, pasta, Italian sausage, zeppole, chicken and calzones.

Devil's Den: WHS Finished Third In '08 ShopRite Cup


Government Reform Thought: Now that the presidential and vice-presidential candidates are known, the campaigns must focus on the key issues of stimulating the economy and development of an energy policy, and not on the personal lives of the candidates and their families. - See Year-to-date Reform Thoughts.

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