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New Municipal Judge Sworn In, Appointments Announced

Historic Preservation Comm. Recommends Subdivision Denial

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Council Votes to Pull Out of State Health Benefits Prog.
SP-F PTA Honors BOE Members At Board of Education Meeting
Fanwood Planning Board Reorganizes, OK’s Addition

BOE Gets Update on Fields, Reviews Guidance Program

Resident Questions Transparency of Board
Cranford Begins Review Of Municipal Budget

American Water Discusses $3-M. Water Main Upgrade

Freeholder Board Appoints Ed Oatman as County Mgr.

Groundhog Day Can Be Nostalgic, Fun Way to Beat Winter Blahs
Election Season Starting Early With Dist. 7 Race, Dems Chair

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GETTING CAREER WIN NO. 100...Raider senior Sam Wustefeld, right, ranked first in NJ at 195-lbs, jumped up to face Cougar Rob Schork, the 220-lb UCT champ, and won his 100th career victory during the meet in Cranford on January 24.

Making the Grade - Dean’s List at University of Delaware Announced

Islander Visit - Teacher from 50th State “Very Impressed” With WHS

Achievement - Roger Williams University Tells Fall 2017 Dean's List
Challenging Program - Mother Seton Launches S.T.A.R Program
Announcement - Scotch Plains Library Lists Schedule for Book Clubs
Arts & Entertainment
World Premiere - Dreamcatcher Presents What Stays February 8 to 25
Collaborative  - Musicians With Disabilities, Kean Music Majors Perform Together

Competition  - Playwrights Vie for $500 Prize in Short Play Fest.

Popcorn  - Phantom Thread: When Love is In Fashion

New Show  - Contemporary Art Group Presents ‘Seeing Red’

HIT THE TARGET...This Boy Scout gets ready to fling an ax at the target during the annual Klondike Derby last Saturday in the Watchung Reservation, which was transformed into the Yukon region and allowed Scouts to demonstrate their Scouting skills.

Week in Sports Cougars Stop Raiders In Mat ‘Senior Night’ Clash; Blue Devil Swim Boys Sink Bergen Cath. Crusaders; Blue Devils’ Late Layup Nips Lady Basketball Cougars; IHA Crushes Westfield In Girls Swimming Showdown; Roselle Park Matmen Check Blue Devils’ Gamble; Union Catholic Boys Pull Away From Raider B-Ballers; Devil's Den: More Athletes Who Should Be Known; Blue Devils Nip Indians In Thrilling Mat Showdown

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Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2018-02-07 Area - The Toys-R-Us stores slated to close in 2018 are: Bridgewater Burlington Cherry Hill East Hanover Elizabeth (Kid's World) Flanders North Brunswick Paramus Philipsburg Union Wayne 1518021772
See all 2018-02-07 Summit has approved a resolution establishing the Summit Hometown Heroes program to recognize and honor local veterans. Through the program, the names, images and dates of service of participants will appear on banners displayed along city
See all 2018-02-07 Mountainside - and Berkeley Heights schools will be closed today, police department bulletin. 1518009964
See all 2018-02-07 Mountainside - & Berkeley Heights, From the Police bulletin, District schools will have a two hour delayed opening today. 1518006899
See all 2018-02-06 NJTV - Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick advocating for no surprise billing at an Assembly Financial Institutions Committee hearing Monday; https://youtu.be/9dJB5R5qkY4 1517947841
See all 2018-02-06 Summit - The New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra will bring concertgoers back to a simpler time with their concert, Musical Traditions in Song and Story, on Sunday, February 18th at the Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School. The perfor
See all 2018-02-06 Cranford - On February 5 the Cranford Police Department responded to a reported child-luring attempt on Centennial Avenue. The incident occurred at approximately 3:40 p.m. near the intersection of Buchanan Street. A juvenile female was wal
See all 2018-02-06 Mountainside - The regular meeting of the Mountainside Board of Education originally scheduled for Tuesday, June 26, 2018, has been rescheduled to Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at 7:00 p.m., at the Beechwood School Susan O. Collier Media Center
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The Westfield Leader and The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Times
PO Box 250, 251 North Ave. West, Westfield, NJ 07091
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