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Westfield Council Introduces Affordable-Housing Ordinances

Bomb Squad Determines Package Not An Explosive

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Planning Board Sets Hearing On Redevelopment Plan
Council to Introduce Flat Budget With No Tax Hike
Rec. Commission Approves New Logo for Department
Man Carjacked In Diner Lot On Route 22

Cranford Board to Hear Birchwood Plan; Businesses to Fight Back
Budget Review Continues For Cranford Depts.
Rotate Drop Schedule Focus Of Cranford BOE Meeting

Water Co. to Begin Work On Garwood Streets

Freeholders OK $19-Mil. Tower Stairwell Contract

Presidents’ Day Can Give Us Insight Into America’s Journey
Raising Part-time Officials Salary To $69,000/yr. Seems Excessive

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GUARDING A DANGEROUS SHOOTER...Blue Devil Sam Stravach, No. 2, keeps close tabs on Royal Emily Archer, No. 15, as Blue Devil Faith Dobosiewicz, No. 23, approaches the action. The Blue Devils defeated Oak Knoll, 33-31.

Joining Forces - Roosevelt Intermediate Hosts Black History Month Asm.

Achievement - Students Named to the Marist College Dean's List

Deserving Recipient - Eli Burk Earns Scholarship At Univ. of Rochester
Well Done - Misericordia Univ. Tells Dean’s List
Outstanding - Area Residents Named to Dean's List at Quinnipiac
Arts & Entertainment
Popcorn - “I, Tonya “: Class Warfare on Skates

Passing the Baton - New Leader for Wednesday Morning Strings NJWA Ensemble

Tale of Love - Renowned Soloists Join NJFO to Present Madama Butterfly
Carriage House - Sweetheart Night Poetry Reading Planned in Fanwood
Take Advantage - Arthouse Film Festival Reboots in March

YOUNG AND GREEN...Area youngsters perform Shrek to sold-out crowds at Terrill Middle School this weekend. The show is put on by the JCC of Central New Jersey.

Week in Sports Voorhees Slips Past Cougars For Sectional Mat Title; Lady Blue Devils Pull Ahead Of Oak Knoll B-ballers; Cougars Rout Knights In North 2, Group 3 Mat Semi; Cougars’ Assists Spurts Downs Lady Raider B-Ballers; Rahway Clutch Free Throws Downs Raider Cagers; Devil's Den: Eclectic Guests Highlight Record Dinner Turnout

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See all 2018-02-21 Scotch Plains - Union County Magnet High School Silent Auction, Friday Feb 23rd, 6:30- 9:30 pm A Great Night Out with Family & Friends for just $10. And we provide dessert and coffee/tea!!! lease come to the Magnet High School PSA Silent A
See all 2018-02-21 Clark - insidernj.com; Superior Court Judge Katherine Dupuis issued a ruling that an open voting process must take be used at tonights scheduled convention to decide the next Union County Democratic Party chairman. Dupuis ruling wont allow
See all 2018-02-21 Union - The annual Yom HaShoah Holocaust Commemoration at Kean University will take place on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 6:45 p.m. at the Wilkins Theatre for the Performing Arts (1000 Morris Avenue in Union). This event is free and open t
See all 2018-02-20 Watchung - On Friday, April 13, 2018, Mount Saint Mary House of Prayer will host its First Annual Designer Pocketbook Bingo Fundraiser and Tricky Tray basket raffle. The event will be held from 5:30 pm to 10:00 pm, at Mount Saint Marys, lo
See all 2018-02-20 Region - Editor, School Security; Do you think that maybe one of your reporters could put an article together on school security in all of our towns? I think given the conversations going on on social media there is probably a lot of misin
See all 2018-02-20 Mountainside - Road closure; Motor vehicle accident with a utility pole and wires down. New Providence Road southbound is closed between Deer Path and Central Avenue. Southbound traffic is being detoured on W. R. Tracy Drive or Central Ave
See all 2018-02-20 Trenton - Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick commended the Assembly's bipartisan unity in opposing oil and gas drilling off New Jersey's coast. The Shore-protection resolution was overwhelmingly approved with a 71-2 vote. 151912922
See all 2018-02-19 Cranford - There will be a presentation at the Community Center Thursday, 2/22, at 7 PM for the Downtown Management strategic plan for the downtown. It includes 4-story high buildings and parking garages. This plan has been included in the
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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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