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Council Sets Sewer Fees At Last Year’s Rates
Zoning Board Okays, Postpones Applications
New UF Executive Director Addresses Sandy Aftermath

Scotch Plains/Fanwood

SP Zoning Board Grants Variances to Four Residents

Committee OKs $580,000 Bond for Storm Recovery

Council President Sluka Concludes Two Terms

Freeholders OK Ordinance Giving Raises to Directors
Peyton's Peek at the Week in Politics

This Time of Year is Dangerous For Drivers and Pedestrians
Holiday Gifts ‘Keep on Giving’: Thrift Shops Benefit Community

Features Contact your Legislators Budget Crisis School Superintendent Contracts

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See all 2012-12-19 Westfield - Kehler Stadium Rahway Ave, Westfield; Saturday December 22, 2012;10am-12pm. WHS Helping Hands Fund, to help families and staff at difficult times in the future and those affected by Hurricane Sandy. Join students of the Friends
See all 2012-12-18 Elizabeth - Literacy Volunteers of Union County is offering free GED Test Prep Classes in Elizabeth and Roselle beginning Monday, January 28. The 15- week course is designed to help individuals who want to take the high school equivalency
See all 2012-12-17 Westfield - Over the last several years, former Secret Service Agents, Tom Sloan of Westfield and Gerry Cavis of Orlando, Fla. and Chicago, Ill., have developed school security programs as a community project. They have presented their wor
See all 2012-12-14 Westfield - New Year's Eve Special with the Westfield Symphony Orchestra; December 31st at 7 pm; Westfield High School, Dorian Road, Westfield "Steppin' Out" Ring in the New Year with the very best of timeless show tunes featuring stars di
See all 2012-12-13 Washington - Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today called on the President and Speaker of the House to work together and halt an onerous medical device tax that could cost New Jersey thousands of jobs and increase health care costs if en
See all 2012-12-13 Scotch Plains - The following cleanup list (download here) shows streets that will receive one more pass by DPW to clean up debris (branches) from Hurricane Sandy.
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 2012-12-10 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

STRONG DEFENSIVE FINISH...The Blue Devils’ defense finished strong in their final two games against Scotch Plains-Fanwood in a 10-2 setback and Plainfield in a 30-16 victory.

Arts & Entertainment
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Farcical Show: A Little Hotel on the Side Is Surprising Delight
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Home for The Holidays: Music Made Continuo Arts House Tour Merry
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Popcorn: “Killing Them Softly” Hard to Take
dot.jpg (865 bytes) For A Good Cause: Premiere Stages’ Fundraiser Heightens Awareness of WF
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Photographic Montages: Exhibit by Richard Earl to be Presented

“Notre Dame” by Linnea Rhodes

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CHRISTMAS SPIRIT...Weather did not stop shoppers from looking for the perfect Christmas tree at the Lions Club and Volunteer Fire Department Christmas tree sale at LaGrande Park in Fanwood last weekend.

The Week In Sports dot.jpg (865 bytes) Photos dot.jpg (865 bytes) Raiders Accomplish Goals, Made Grid Playoff, Finish 5-5; Blue Devil Gridders Took Lumps, Gained Experience; Lady Soccer Raiders Added UCT Crown, Finished 18-2-3; ‘Culture to Do Right Thing’ Goal for Westfield Matmen; Raider Wrestlers Will Face Tougher Schedule this Year; Lady Blue Devil Cagers Feel Offense Comes off Transition...more

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