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Pool Rates to Increase; Mayor Seeks to Improve Communications

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Township Reveals Affordable Housing Data and Locations
Downtown Committee Sets Ambitious Agenda For ’18
Work Continues on Water Main Along North Avenue
Zoning Board Re-Elects Chairman, Vice-Chairman

Mayor Delivers State Of the Borough Address

Residents, Business Owners Question Redevelopment Study
Planning Board Reorganizes

Board Continues Review of South Ave. Development Plan

New Jersey Needs to Address High-Density Housing, School Aid
Winter Blast Is Reminder to Keep Tabs on Those Possibly at Risk

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GETTING A KEY TAKEDOWN...Cougar Rob Schork gets the leg of Union’s Bobby Emmanuel in the UCT 220-lb championship bout and records the takedown to ensure a 6-4 victory and the team title for Cranford on January 13.

Apply Now - Applications Available for DeLeeuw Scholarship

Helping Out - WHS Key Club Members Volunteer During the Holidays

High Grade - Leffelholz Earns Dean’s List at Curry
Outstanding - Local Students Earn Dean’s List at Bucknell University
Top Honor - Resetar Attains Elon Univ. President's List
Arts & Entertainment
Showcase - Photographs by Leader/Times Reporter Fred Rossi on Exhibit
Fundraiser  - Washington School Players Bring ‘The Show of Shows’ to Life

Rhythm & Sound  - Community Invited to Big Band Swing Dance, Concert

Evening Performance  - ‘Night of Love Songs’ Set At Westfield High School

Giant Work  - 290 Hands Create Mural at Westfield’s Jefferson School

DAY OF SERVICE...Volunteers at the Jewish Community Center in Scotch Plains collected food for Children's Specialized Hospital on Monday as part of the Day of Service to mark the Martin Luther King holiday.

Week in Sports Cougar Matmen Nip Panthers for Union County Tourney Title; Lady Blue Devils Sprint Past Trinity Hall Swim Girls; Raiders Hold Off Cougar Rally, Win to Stay Undefeated; WHS Swimmers Had Saturday Night Fever (Devil's Den); No. 8 Bergen Catholic Defeats SPF Raider Swim Boys; No. 1 IHA Girls Overpower Raiders in Swimming; CBA Edges Blue Devils In Boys Swimming Showdown

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Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2018-01-24 Westfield - It's a totally 80's clothing drive! Clean out your attic and donate your most radical 80's formal attire (dresses - think ruffles, bows, big sleeves, tuxes and accessories) to benefit the local FISH Hospitality Program. All of
See all 2018-01-22 Westfield - The Westfield Area AARP Chapter 4137 will meet on Monday, Feb. 5 at 1:00 PM in the newly renovated Scotch Hills Country Club facility, located at Jerusalem Rd. and Plainfield Ave. in Scotch Plains. The speaker for this meeting
See all 2018-01-22 Westfield - MADAMA BUTTERFLY The Joseph DeAlessandro Memorial Opera Concert Saturday, March 3, 2018, at 7pm The Presbyterian Church, Westfield, NJ Sunday, March 4, 2018, at 3pm The Concert Hall, Drew University, Madison, NJ David Wroe cond
See all 2018-01-22 Westfield - In accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act, please accept this memorandum as official notification that the Historic Preservation Commission of the Town of Westfield will hold a Special Meeting on Thursday, January 25,2018
See all 2018-01-22 Cranford - registration for kindergarten, as well as new first graders: will be done online followed by an in-person appointment at the Cranford Board of Education, Administrative Offices, 132 Thomas Street (playground entrance - rear of L
See all 2018-01-20 Scotch Plains - On Wednesday, February 7 at 6 pm, teens are invited to join the Coding Club. Join fellow teens in grades 5-12 to learn or improve coding skills. The library will provide Microsoft Surface tablets and iPads, along with sugge
See all 2018-01-19 Westfield - Police Department Traffic Safety Bureau is currently seeking qualified applicants for Crossing Guard positions. I am thinking about an ad in the Westfield Leader. Contact Sergeant Thomas J. Ostrander, Westfield Police Departmen
See all 2018-01-18 Clark - Open House; Mother Seton Regional HS; One Valley Rd., Clark, NJ 07066; 732-382-1952; OPEN HOUSE: Wednesday, January 31 @ 7:00 p.m.; Girls Grades 5-8; The Future is Hers 1516303925
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