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Residents Form Coalition Against Ice Rink at Gumbert

Silbergeld Apologized to Former Student in Midst of Lawsuit
Westfield to Offer Curbside Bulk Waste Pickup at $185
Atlantic Health Okayed for Central Avenue Space

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Downtown Design Survey Results Revealed by Redevelopment Panel
Recreation Commission Seeks Resident Feedback
Planning Board Discusses Affordable-Housing Issues

Route 22 Traffic Exiting Summit Avenue A Concern

Report: Hartz’s Apartments Will Hike Student Population 39 Percent

Council Recommends Corner Lot Fence Ordinance

BOE Service Offers Opportunity To Play Vital Role In Community
Will Capping Employee Insurance Costs Cause Hike In Taxes?

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CAUGHT IN THE ACT...Chatham’s Gavin McElroy gets caught in a rundown between third and home as Westfield Silver catcher Zach Korr makes sure he goes no further in the New Providence 12U Green League game at Gumbert 2 Field.

Honor Roll - Park Middle School (4th Marking Period)

Exceptional Equestrian - Garwood Resident Named Equine Student of Semester

Hats Off - Union Coll. Graduates Area Students

Arts & Entertainment
Diversity Showcase - Summer Dance Show Sets The Stage for Culture Crawl in Fall

Popcorn - “Incredibles 2”: The American Family to the Rescue

Starlight Show - Couples Movie Night Under The Stars in Fanwood Sat.

Popular Titles - ‘Despicable Me 3’ Kicks Off Family Fun & Flix Tuesday
Chosen - Area Students Selected To Join Theatre Conservatory

CLASSICS...Classic cars from several clubs and freelance collectors filled Marion Avenue at the second annual Fan Jam Summer Rock Concert and Food Truck Festival at Fanwood’s La Grande Park on Sunday. Sponsored by the Borough of Fanwood and the Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce, Fan Jam also showcased six regional rock bands, 20 food trucks, plus various exhibitors and vendors.

Week in Sports Berkeley Heights 11s Hold Off Cranford 11U Comeback; WF Silver Outlasts Chatham In New Prov. Green 12U Ball; Bridgewater-Raritan Rumbles Over Westfield 11U Black; St. Wolfgang Softballers Rout St. Sebastian Oldtimers; Summit 9Us Slip by SPF In New Providence Gold League; Devil's Den: McCauley North Co-Captain In 40th N.J. All-Star Classic

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Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2018-07-18 New Providence - Jeff Farrell CEO of the Newark branch of the Habitat for Humanity will speak at the Summit Old Guard on July 31. Jeff will discuss the need for the Habitat for Humanity program in general and more precisely the two new six
See all 2018-07-17 Trenton - There will be a public hearing in Trenton concerning the affordable hosing process on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 from 10:00am to 3:00pm at the State House Annex (131-137 W State St, Trenton, NJ 08608) in Committee Room 16 on the 4t
See all 2018-07-17 Westfield - The Westfield Food Pantry is in serious need of the following during the summer months. MEALS IN A CAN ARE URGENTLY NEEDED SUCH AS: RAVIOLIS SPAGHETTI BEEF STEW CHILI SPAM PASTA PEANUT BUTTER CANNED FRUITS CANNED VEGETABLES CAN
See all 2018-07-16 Westfield - The Echo Lake Church of Christ at 419 Springfield Avenue in Westfield is sponsoring its annual free Vacation Bible School on Saturday, August 18, 2018 from 9:00 am 3:00 pm at the church. The theme of this one day event is Disco
See all 2018-07-13 Union County - Summer Arts Festival concert series continues on Wednesday July 18, with the band 5 Against 1 taking the stage at Echo Lake Park in Mountainside. The free series is presented by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders.
See all 2018-07-13 Clark - The NJWA Summer Symphony Orchestra, directed by Janet Lyman, will present a free concert on Thursday, July 26 at Zion Lutheran Church in Clark. The event will take place at Zion Lutheran Church, 559 Raritan Road, Clark, on Thursday
See all 2018-07-13 Scotch Plains - Rugby Day at Park Middle School on Saturday kicks off at 9am and goes until noon. Union Mudturtle program is made up of teams from Berkeley heights, Cranford, Dunnellen , Rahway, SPF, Union, and Westfield. Teams from Bridgw
See all 2018-07-12 Union County Mosquito Control will be spraying for adult mosquitoes tonight between 7 p.m. and midnight (weather permitting). Spraying will occur on Raleigh Ave., Wadsworth Terrace, High St., and Hawthorn Rd. in Cranford, Fanwood Pl. in Fa
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PO Box 250, 251 North Ave. West, Westfield, NJ 07091
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