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WHS Band to Perform at National Concert Band Festival

Scotch Plains/Fanwood

Plenty of Housing to Be Built, But Who Will Live There?
George Weiss, 90, Helped Run TV 35 for 20 Years
Fanwood to Upgrade Fence, Restrooms at Public Parks

Residents Pose Questions On Settlement with Officers

FEMA Gives Aid to Cranford for Elevating Six Homes

Planning Board Recommends Paperboard Redevelopment Plan
Garwood to Replace Cement Curbing With Belgian Block
Garwood BOE Safety Changes at Lincoln School

RVSA Doubles, Quadruples Connection Fees to Its System
Freeholder Board Introduces $46.6-Million Capital Bond Ordinance

Should Garwood Be Forced to Merge Either Borough or Schools?
Alert! Residents Must Show Keen Interest In Local Meeting Agendas

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GUNNED DOWN AT THE PLATE...Awnings Galore runner John Campanella gets gunned down at the plate as Yogi’s Boys catcher Jeff Polston gets the relay in the sixth inning at Memorial Field 3 in Linden on August 15. Yogi’s Boys won 7-6.

Commencement - Local Students Earn Degrees, Awards From Drew

Announcement - Westfield Schools To Collect Backpacks and Lunch Bags

Chosen - Cranford Student Selected To Attend Girls State Camp

Far East - W+H Faculty and Staff Visit Partner School in China

Hired - New Boys’ Basketball Coach At Wardlaw+Hartridge 
Arts & Entertainment
Living Dangerously - After The Hollywood Studio Tour, Check Out L.A.’s Macabre Side

Popcorn - Christopher Robin: What the World Needs Now

Walking Tour - Downtown Westfield Is Focus of Architecture Tour

Printmaker - Local Artist Livingston Holds Exhibit of Monoprints
Visual Storyteller - WHS Teacher Selected to Attend Art Institute in D.C.

NOW YOU SEE IT...Josh Lawrence entertains with magic as Fanwood Rescue Squad EMT Joan Lozowski, far left, watches at the Chelsea at Fanwood's ice cream social on Monday. The event raised $220 for the Fanwood Rescue Squad.

Week in Sports Deegan Shuts Down Linwood In UC 50 Playoff Game 1; Yogi’s Boys Jar Awnings In UC 60+ Softball ‘A’ Playoff; Red Hot Charlie Brown’s Down Gas House, Claim Crown; St. Sebastian Grabs 6th Seed, Blows Past St. Vincent; Devil's Den: Haley Adjusting Well To Life Out of Water; St. Frans Avoid Upset, Rally To Overtake St. Sebastian

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See all 2018-08-29 Summit - A large truck struck the Passaic Avenue train bridge underpass in May, causing the structural integrity to be compromised. NJ Transit says the bridge is structurally sound for rail operations and motor vehicle traffic, but many co
See all 2018-08-29 Garwood - Garwood is proud to be a part of a group of more than 280 NJ communities that have 100% smoke-free and tobacco-free laws for recreational areas. In 2014, Garwoods governing body passed an ordinance to ensure the Garwood Sports an
See all 2018-08-28 Cranford - Hanson Park Conservancys Eighth Annual Rubber Ducky Derby is scheduled once again for Sunday, October 14, 2018 at 4 pm. On race day, over one-thousand individually numbered rubber ducks will be released in the Rahway River at Sp
See all 2018-08-27 Roselle Park - Knights of Columbus Car Wash at Church of the Assumption Parking Lot, 113 Chiego Place, Roselle Park. Saturday, September 15 th, 8am - 1pm. Any Donations are appreciated. Proceeds to help maintain Church Grounds . Thanks....
See all 2018-08-27 Clark - LIVING LEGEND...David Toma, whose storied career as a New Jersey police detective inspired the TV series "Toma" and "Baretta," and who now shares his knowledge and experiences as a motivational speaker, will speak at the Clark Publ
See all 2018-08-27 Garwood - The Garwood Lions Club is excited to announce the annual senior citizens picnic will take place on Saturday, September 8th at noon. As in past years, it will be held indoors at the Columbian Club in Garwood located at 37 South Av
See all 2018-08-26 Roselle Park - Knights of Columbus 2nd Annual Car Show at Church of the Assumption Parking Lot, 113 Chiego Place, Roselle Park. Saturday September 8 th, 10-3 pm. (rain date September 22nd ) $15 Vehicle Admission by September 2nd. Food, Tro
See all 2018-08-24 Scotch Plains - The 1958 graduating class of Scotch Plains Fanwood High School will be holding its 60th reunion on Thursday, September 20, 2018 at Shackamaxon Country Club in Scotch Plains. Questions, contact Barbara Hauser Scott 732-890-0
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