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Candidates File for Council Seats, Garwood Mayor Race


Health Board to Target Underage Tobacco Sales

Scotch Plains/Fanwood

Fanwood Eyes Raising Permit Fees; Introduces Sewer Utility
Board Approves Addition; New Developments Proposed
Scotch Plains Mayor Reviews Plans to ‘Harden’ Schools
SP-F Board of Education Recognizes District Athletes

Elizabethtown Gas Outlines Modernization Program

Democrats Clearing Field In 7th In Effort to Unseat Lance
National Library Week: Come ‘Check Out’ All Libraries Offer

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SWIPING SECOND BASE...Cougar Jamie Shriner swipes second base just before Raider shortstop Sam Schetelich makes the tag in the first inning at Scotch Plains on March 31. The Raiders won an eight-inning thriller, 4-3.

Winner - Keating Honored for VFW Democracy Essay Comp.

Meaningful Work - Bennett Honored as Team Member for Namibia Proj.

Recognized - Univ. of South Carolina Announces Dean’s List
Local Student - Laura Grace Streaman Graduates from JMU
Arts & Entertainment
Fundraiser - Student Talents Showcased at Lincoln School in Garwood

Annual Ensemble - Junior Musical Club to Present a Free Concert April 18

Public Invited - Free Concert Given by the Musical Club of Westfield
An Emerald Evening - NJ Festival Orchestra to Hold Fundraising Gala

MEN IN BLUE AND THE EASTER BUNNY...Fanwood Police Officers Dan Kranz, Elliot Bernard and Ryan Gilmore meet the Easter Bunny at Saturday’s Fanwood Easter Egg Hunt at Forest Road Park. More than 1,800 eggs filled with candy and prizes were scattered around the park in areas designated by age groups.

Week in Sports Green Wave Survives Scare, Nips Blue Devil Lax Boys, 11-9; Raiders Sting Cranford, 4-3, In 8-Inning Baseball Classic; Blue Devil Baseballers Return As Defending UCT Champs; Lady Blue Devils Are Hungry For Successful Softball Season; Cougars Halt ALJ Crusaders In Boys’ Lacrosse Opener, 8-5; Raiders’ Goal in OT Staggers Cougar Lacrosse Ladies, 9-8; Devil's Den: 1961 SI Cover Photo ‘Shock’ to Bob Kasko

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Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2018-04-11 Westfield - The Westfield Historic Preservation Commission seeks nominees for the Harry Devlin Commendation awards program honoring outstanding efforts in the restoration, expansion, alteration, and maintenance of older properties. Any rec
See all 2018-04-11 Trenton - The Assembly Oversight, Reform, and Federal Relations Committee on Saturday will take testimony from invited speakers and the public on the impact of prospective marijuana legislation on the public health, criminal justice system
See all 2018-04-11 Cranford - Accepting Entry Forms for Participation in Memorial Day Parade through May 4 In the spirit of the National Memorial Day Program, the Cranford Memorial Day Committee will hold its annual Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 28th, 2
See all 2018-04-11 Union County - Free Countywide scrap metal recycling event will be held on Saturday, April 21 in Rahway and Cranford. A wide variety of metal goods, from household appliances to gutters and sheds, are included in the program. Scrap metal f
See all 2018-04-11 Scotch Plains - Downtown Redevelopment Committee will host the following meeting tonight, which the public is invited to attend. Wednesday, April 11 at 7:00 p.m. -- Monthly DowntownRedevelopment Committee Meeting: Open to the Public Locati
See all 2018-04-11 Mountainside - Trailside Talks free programs for adults and high school students at Trailside Nature and Science Center . Programs include Our Fascination with Woodpeckers on Thursday, April 19th, Living on the International Space Station
See all 2018-04-10 Westfield - Spencer Savings Bank, a community bank headquartered in Elmwood Park, N.J., has selected Westfield, N.J. as the site for its new, technologically advanced Financial Center, a unique combination of a banking center and loan prod
See all 2018-04-10 Union County - A Union County facility was released from quarantine on Monday, April 9, after the EHM positive horse and the EHV-1 (respiratory form) positive horse each recovered and no new illnesses were found on the farm during a 21-day
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The Westfield Leader and The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Times
PO Box 250, 251 North Ave. West, Westfield, NJ 07091
Tel 908 232-4407; fax 908 232-0473