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Voters to Decide $13.6-Mil. Bond Ref. For Roofs on Tuesday
Westfield Baseball League To Upgrade Gumbert Field 1
Planning Board OKs Wallberg Avenue Subdivision

Scotch Plains/Fanwood

SP Defers Adding $300K Emergency Funding
Fanwood Council Advances Liquor License, Zoning Items
BOE Announces Schools Open MLK Day, Pres. Day
SP Rec. Panel Discusses Sandy’s Damage to Parks
FW Planning Bd. OK’s Temp. Wireless Facility

Council Discusses Ways To Improve Communication

Prosecutor Probes Whether Workers Took Generators
Peyton's Peek at the Week in Politics

Why Is It Necessary In This Fine Town for This To Be Written?

Features Contact your Legislators Budget Crisis School Superintendent Contracts

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See all 2012-12-12 Westfield - Dear Parent, I am very pleased to let you know that yesterdays bond referendum was approved. The vote tally was 2700 Yes, 1503 No. This vote was of critical importance to the Westfield Public Schools. We will move forward with
See all 2012-12-12 Westfield - The Westfield Board of Education $13.6 million bond referendum to repair roofs at all Westfield schools passed 2,700 to 1,503 with 19 % turnout. See the See all 2012-12-10 Fanwood - A Public Hearing will be held on Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 6:00 pm in the Administration Office, 75 Martine Avenue North Fanwood, NJ. All interested citizens will be given an opportunity to present their opinion regarding wh
See all 2012-12-09 Fanwood - A transformer fire this morning at Forest Road and Montrose Avenue interrupted power to a portion of Fanwood above North Avenue. PSE&G was on location quickly and restored power in less than an hour. 1355062181
See all 2012-12-07 Fanwood - The Rotary Club of Fanwood-Scotch Plains is holding their Annual Holiday Luminary Sale; Light Up The Night In Your Neighborhood. Bring Beauty To Your Holidays This Year! The dates are: 12/8, 12/15,12/16, 12/22, 12/23 from 9 AM 3
See all 2012-12-06 Westfield - Leader/Times Service Announcement: Do your selling where your customers start their shopping ... in the pages of the Leader/Times. If you have the will, we have the way to start extra business coming to you FAST. To get the who
See all 2012-12-06 Elizabeth The exhibit of photographic montages by Richard Earl of Westfield is in the gallery space at the Union County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs, located at 633 Pearl Street in Elizabeth. A selection of his work entitled A T
See all 2012-12-05 North Plainfield The Sundance School on Greenbrook Road in North Plainfield, NJ presents a production of Annie KIDS by their 2nd 5th grade students on Wednesday, December 19th with a matinee at noon and an evening show at 6:45pm. The show

RECORD SETTER...Blue Devil Caroline Baldwin, now a junior, set the WHS record in the 50-freestyle and the 100-backstroke. She, along with Sarah Cronin, Ellie Reinhardt and Lauren Ball broke the WHS record in the 200 and 400-free relays.

Arts & Entertainment
dot.jpg (865 bytes) MT Hanger: WF Community Players’ Emperor Brings Classic Alive for Children
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Popcorn: “Life of Pi” The Young Man and the Sea
dot.jpg (865 bytes) “The Lightrider Journals”: GW Library to Host Local Author
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Home For The Holidays: House Tour to Benefit Continuo Arts
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Crowd-Pleasing: Musical Club Of WF Presents Holiday Program
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Hands-On: Visual Art Center Announces ‘Paint-A-Palooza’

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SANTA’S VISIT...Santa poses for a picture in Fanwood on Sunday with Hayley Byrne, left, Madelyn Anderson, center, and Patrick Byrne after listening to the children’s Christmas wish list.

The Week In Sports: dot.jpg (865 bytes) Photos dot.jpg (865 bytes) Devil's Den: Mike Venezia Is Still Hooping With Team in Slovenia dot.jpg (865 bytes) Soccer Raiders Had Finesse, Finished With 19-1-3 Record; ‘Sweet Repeat’ in Swimming In Devil Girls’, Boys’ Minds; Soccer Blue Devils Recreated Themselves, Finished 13-3-6; Lady Blue Devils Won UCT, Conference, Second in Section; Field Hockey Blue Devils Finish 7-10-2; Tigers Trip Cougars, 35-21, In Grid Sectional Semifinal; Blue Devils Shared UCT Title, Finish 14-5-2 in Girls Soccer...more

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