March 22, 2012
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Council Receives Update On Geese Deterrent Project
BOE Continues Budget, Borrowing Discussions
Scotch Plains/Fanwood:
Marion Resigning as SP Mgr. For Position in Old Bridge
Council Reduces Tax Increase By Using Surplus From Utility
FW Introduces Budget With Minimum Tax Hike
SPMC Announces Campaign For Business Recruitment
SP Budget Calls For Moderate Property Tax Increase
BOE Hears Report on Technology
BOE Makes Last Effort For School Bus Waivers
BOE Approves $8.4-Mil. Tentative Budget
Planning Bd. OK’s Home Addition on Walnut
Demolition of Buildings for Family Court Set for April
New Ice Skating Center? Maybe...If A Public-Private Partnership
The Addition of Urban Outfitters Is a Breath of Fresh Air
Contact your Legislators Budget Crisis School Superintendent Contracts

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Mar 23, 2012 Westfield - Work on the improvement of Elm street and east Broad Street will begin on or about Tuesday, M ...more
Mar 23, 2012 Union County - 280 layoffs were announced at the Freeholder meeting last night. Plans are for 44 layoffs ...more
Mar 23, 2012 Mountainside - PTA is looking for some volunteers to contribute to and/or work at the bake sale going on ...more
Mar 23, 2012 Summit - For Art’s Sake Weekend 2012: Blank Canvas Benefit. Saturday, April 21, 6:30 pm-7:30 pm VIP recep ...more
Mar 23, 2012 Summit - For Art’s Sake Weekend 2012: Open House. Sunday, April 22, 12:00 PM-4:00 PM. Art-making activiti ...more
Mar 22, 2012 Scotch Plains - The Women’s Ministry of St. John’s Baptist Church will be hosting their 2012 Women’s Spri ...more
Mar 21, 2012 Mountainside - Borough Hall will be closed on Monday March 26th from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 1332363364 ...more
Mar 21, 2012 Union County - Public Forum on Gangs. Parents, educators, members of the clergy, social service and commu ...more

STRUGGLING FOR POSSESSION...Raider Alyssa Riporti, right, struggles with a Bridgewater-Raritan Panther for possession of the ball in Scotch Plains on February 23. The Panthers battled back to win, 52-46.

Arts & Entertainment
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Anything Goes: It’s Full Steam Ahead for SP-F High School’s Production
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Music Making: Oratorio Singers Present an Afternoon of Fine Choral Singing
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Great Works: SP-F Arts Association Art Show at Scotch Plains Library
dot.jpg (865 bytes) You're Invited: NJWA Orchestra Academy Opens to the Community
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Back In Time: WCW Learns About Colonial Westfield

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HARD AT WORK...Scotch Plains Township Manager Chris Marion, pictured, left in background, discusses the proposed 2012 municipal budget last Thursday. Police Chief Brian Mahoney, right, was on hand to discuss details of the police department’s budget.

The Week In Sports: dot.jpg (865 bytes) Photos dot.jpg (865 bytes) Lady Raider Cagers Battled Inconsistency, Finished 9-17; Blue Devil Wrestlers Shatter WHS Record with 20 Wins; Blue Devil Boys Had Season Of Near Misses in Basketball; Jon Stack Considers Himself Lucky to Be SPF Grid Coach; Cougar Matmen Finish, 15-8, To Return Experienced Team; Blue Devil Softballers Look To Live Up to Expectations; PGA Instructor Suggests Make Golf a ‘Family Affair’; Cougar Boys Won 6 of Last 8 To Finish 12-13 in Basketball...more
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