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September 5, 2013

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Westfield Schools Open With New Staff, Courses, Roofs

BOE Ratifies WEA Contract; Staff to Get 2 Percent Hike
New Root Building to Be Home to Art Gallery
Former Councilman Seeks Seat on Council
Scotch Plains/Fanwood

Parents Object to BOE’s Cutting of School Bus Routes
Consultant Tells SP Council Sewer Utility Should Remain Separate
SPMC to Buy Holiday Decorations, Trash Cans
Fanwood Council Talks Roads, Dispatch, Parking
Assisted Living Proposed for Half of Parker Gardens
Council Set to Issue Gas Upgrade Permits
Bd. Recommends ‘Complete Streets’ Program
Planning Bd. OKs Second Floor on Willow Ave.

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TRYING TO GET TO THE OUTSIDE...Cougar quarterback John Oblachinski, No. 12, tries to escape a Wayne Valley defenseman in the scrimmage game at Memorial Field. 

Arts and Entertainment
What's in a Name: WSO Rebrands Itself as New Jersey Festival Orchestra
‘Cake Boss’: Stars Draw Big Crowd At WF Bakery Grand Opening
Family Fun: Cosimo’s, Brick Oven Offer Diners an Array of Choices
Popcorn: “The World’s End” Carry On, Slacker
Fifth Annual: WF Historical Society To Host Apple Fest
Welcome Back  - WF Community Starts New School Year

Training - New WF Teachers Attend Orientation Program

Insightful Conversation - WF Special Ed. Community Hosts Roundtable Meeting
Register Now -F.L.A.G. World Language Enrollment is Open
Working Hard - Purdue Announces Academic Honors

HEALTHY EATING...Shoppers choose  vegetables from Jersey Fresh at the Scotch Plains Farmers' Market held Saturdays through October at the municipal building parking lot.

Week in Sports Introducing the 2013 All-Corbin Team; Cougar Gridders Hustling To Be Ready on ‘First Snap’; WHS Second in ShopRite Cup, Two Points Behind Millburn; Raiders Return Experience, Much Depth in Boys Soccer; Football Blue Devils Return Seasoned Group of Players; Cougar Soccer Boys Looking To Form Strong Team Bond; Raider Footballers to Focus Offense on Speed, Quickness ... Photos

Summary Of Community Posts
See all 2013-09-11 Westfield - The county mobile paper-shredding program for personal documents will be available on Saturday, September 28, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., rain or shine at the Westfield Memorial Pool located at 713 Cumberland Street in Westfield. Al
See all 2013-09-10 Rahway - Mayor Rick Proctor will resign his position, effective at 4:30 p.m. According to, He filed his resignation letter with the City Clerk's Office today but the single, 23-word sentence gave no explanation for his dep
See all 2013-09-10 State - Bouno campaign for Governor disagrees with the Oct. 15 debate date, saying it will be overshadowed by the special U.S. Senate election , which will be held the next day. In addition, her campaign says holding both debates before th
See all 2013-09-10 State - Christie for Governor campaign today accepted debate dates. The respective dates for the gubernatorial debates at William Paterson and Montclair State Universities are October 8th and October 15th and October 11th for the Lt. Gover
See all 2013-09-10 Summit - The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey is hosting Yoga & Art on October 7 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Registration opens September 26. $20. For more information call 908-273-9121 or email or visit www.artcente
See all 2013-09-10 Region - Concerned Citizens of Union County has postponed its Candidates Night previously scheduled for Thursday September 12th, at the Scotch Hills Country Club on Jerusalem Road, Scotch Plains in order to allow more time to arrange appea
See all 2013-09-09 New Providence - Three Thursdays in September (12th, 19th and 26th), the NJ Intergenerational Orchestra (NJIO) is holding Open Houses for musicians of all ages and musical skill sets interested in performing great classical music. Rehearsa
See all 2013-09-06 Clark - Miracles for Myeloma, a 5K Run/Walk, is scheduled for Saturday, October 5, 2013 in Oak Ridge Park, Clark. The course, staged entirely within the park on paved paths, is USATF certified and people of all ages are encouraged to parti
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