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This week's edition is January 4, 2018
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This Is Westfield
Today is
Westfield’s First Female Mayor, Shelley Brindle, Sworn Into Office

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Carter, Huegel Sworn In; Mahr Says ’18 to Be ‘Positive, Upbeat’
Mayor Smith Says Housing Litigation Has Been Finalized


MS Conducts 122nd Reorg. Meeting


Hannen Selected As Cranford Mayor Again
Flood Advisory Panel Wants Cranford Twp. to Buy 112 Park Dr.


Blumenstock Named Council President


Highlighting School Boards In This Month of Reorganization
Newly Elected Officials Face Numerous Challenges In 2018

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SINGLE GRAPEVINE AND LEVER...Blue Devil CJ Composto, top, controls Piscataway’s Will Irwin with a single grapevine and arm lever tilting maneuver during his 106-lb quarterfinal bout. Composto easily won the 106-lb crown.

Honor Roll - Westfield High School (1st Marking Period)

Raiders Don't Risk It - SP-Fanwood High School Holds Safe Driving Event

Great Job - Connor Stevenson Inducted Into National Honor Society
Arts & Entertainment
Under the Baton - Oratorio Singers of Westfield To Begin Rehearsals Jan. 8
Mixed Media  - Dawley’s Work on Display

From the Heart  - Mid-November Concert Benefited Area Students

Choral Group  - Madrigal Singers to Present Post-Christmas Concert


COUNCILMAN CARTER...Anthony Carter is sworn in as Fanwood councilman at Monday’s reorganization meeting by Mayor Colleen Mahr. Pictured, from left to right, are his children Toni, Brett, Jayson, Benjamin, and Aidan (front).

Week in Sports Blue Devils 3rd, RP Panthers 1st at Roselle Park Mat Tourney; Raider Boys Rap Tigers For Cotoia Tournament Title; Bob List (1937-2014): We Hardly Knew Ye [Devil's Den]; Minutemen Singe Blue Devils At Ridge B-ball Tourney; Blue Devils Top Spartans In Sepanak Tourney 1st Round

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Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2018-01-10 Union County - To present Childrens Winter Workshop Series at Trailside Nature and Science Center in Mountainside. Register online for this seasons offerings; Toddler Time for children 3 years of age and under with an adult, Two of Us for
See all 2018-01-10 Elizabeth - Union County Manager Alfred J. Faella, the Countys top-appointed executive responsible for the day-to-day operations of a government that provides services to more than half a million residents, has announced his retirement eff
See all 2018-01-09 Cranford - Help save The Dive! So disheartened to hear that Cranford's beloved Riverside Inn (and other businesses nearby) could be at risk of being forced out by eminent domain. Please support owner and friend Peter Jacobs by attending th
See all 2018-01-09 Westfield - Hi this is Robert Greco the director of Gallery U boutique on South Ave in Westfield NJ. Our company not only own and operates Gallery U but we also rent 5 of the apartments upstairs for people with disabilities. Our company pr
See all 2018-01-09 Westfield - The Executive Board of the Westfield PAL Cordially invites everyone in our community to Our cocktail party and fundraiser!! Helping our youth of today become adults tomorrow Numerous carving stations, open bar (beer and wine) p
See all 2018-01-09 Cranford - The Cranford Township is presenting a study on the redevelopment of our downtown. It involves nearly 1/3 of our downtown business locations. The presentation will be given on Wednesday evening at the Planning Board meeting which
See all 2018-01-09 Cranford - Please see website below for agenda for Planning Board meeting on Wednesday Jan 10 at 7pm for presentation on Redevelopment of North Avenue including the use of eminent domain I hope to see you there. Rita LaBrutto cell 908-420-
See all 2018-01-07 Weather - nj.com; Highs on Monday are expected to be around 32 degrees. The possible sleet in the afternoon could turn to freezing rain after 5 p.m. and change to a wintry mix overnight. Little to no accumulation is expected. 1515338010
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The Westfield Leader and The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Times
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