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BOE Discusses Make Up Days Lost From Hurricane, Bond Vote

Scotch Plains/Fanwood

BOE Looks to Open School on Holidays to Make Up for Lost Days
SP Mayor Replaces OEM Director With PD Chief 

GW Introduces $275,000 Bond for Capital Items

Holt Ready to Represent SP, FW, To Keep One Office in Mercer Co.
County Helps With Fuel, Generators, Traffic Control
Peyton's Peek at the Week in Politics
Area General Election Resultss

Letter to the Editor
PSE&G President LaRossa Reports on Power Status

Features Contact your Legislators Budget Crisis School Superintendent Contracts

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See all 2012-11-21 Westfield - Do not park on leaves. Last night, our son Justin witnessed a car catching on fire, caused by leaves and branches on the side of the road. Justin saw that someone was gunning his motor because his car was stuck on what appeared
See all 2012-11-20 District 22 - Sen. Nicholas Scutari, Asm. Jerry Green and Asw. Linda Stender will be accepting donations for the Hurricane Sandy relief effort in conjunction with the American Red Cross. The offices will be collecting items such as nonperi
See all 2012-11-20 Fanwood - Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Community Relations representatives will be going door-to-door in the Borough of Fanwood on Tuesday, November 20, from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. All representatives will be wearing blue FEMA j
See all 2012-11-20 Westfield - Support Our Troops Casino Night will be held Saturday, November 24 at 7 p.m. at the Westfield Armory. Please join us. Celebrate the unique way our community comes together to help one another; the spirit of our National Guard S
See all 2012-11-19 New Jersey - Residents impacted by Superstorm Sandy will receive Emergency food aid under the federal D-SNAP program. Residents of the following New Jersey counties will be eligible for D-SNAP benefits: Atlantic, Bergen, selected zip codes
See all 2012-11-19 FEMA - The Federal Emergency Management Agency, has opened a Disaster Recovery Center in Plainfield 400 East Front Street, to help eligible residents connect with resources that can help them recover from the effects of the superstorm Sand
See all 2012-11-19 Region - FEMA: Housing inspector is a vital step in determining assistance FEMA may provide. Survivors seeking housing assistance must register with FEMA. Applicants will be given a personal application number. The number is used throughou
See all 2012-11-16 Scotch Plains - Mayor and Council of the Township of Scotch Plains changed the time of their Conference/Business Meeting scheduled for November 20, 2012 for the purpose of an Executive Session. The Conference/Business Meeting will begin at

PLENTY OF CLOSE ENCOUNTERS...Raider Olivia Mendes, No. 6, and Blue Devil Leia Descali, No. 4, are very close when it comes to getting to the ball. The Raiders and Blue Devils battled to a 1-1 tie to share the Union County Tournament crown on November 10 in Clark.

Arts & Entertainment
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Animal Lover: Westfield Art Association to Host Artist Leslie Delgyer
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Holiday Production: The Theater Project Presents It’s A Wonderful Life
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Welcome: NJWA Music Studio Adds Partenope to Staff
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Strike!: Children Try Their Luck in Broom Bowl Challenge
dot.jpg (865 bytes) ‘A Taste Of Tango’: Teatro Sí Presents Dance Experience
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Unique Gifts: Newark Museum to Offer Holiday Shopping Spree

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NEW CONGRESSMAN...Rep. Rush Holt (D-12th) meets with Asw. Linda Stender (D-22, Scotch Plains), right, and Colleen Gialanella who was recently elected to the Scotch Plains Township Council, at a fundraiser held at Union County Freeholder Chairman Al Mirabella’s home in October.

The Week In Sports: dot.jpg (865 bytes) Photos dot.jpg (865 bytes) Blue Devils, Raiders Share UCT Girls Soccer Crown; Raiders’ Solid Defense Stops Blue Devil Footballers; Soccer Raiders Squeeze Past Franklin Warrior Boys; WHS Athletic Hall of Fame Dinner Set for November 19; Soccer Blue Devils Bombard Jaguar Boys in NJSIAA; Cranford Lady Cougars Rip Red Raiders in Section Soccer...more

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