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Former Westfield HS Teacher Accused of Sexual Advances


Stricter Recycling Rules In Effect; Rental Ordinance Unveiled
Rink, Summer Programs Discussed by Commission
Planning Board Denies Subdivision on Lynn Lane
Akai Lounge Appears Before Board of Health

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Fanwood Council Discusses Shared-Service Agreements
Planning Board Approves Child Care Center on Front Street

Mayor Addresses Lawsuit Regarding Police Officers

Todisco Defeats Lombardo In Garwood Democratic Primary
Russo Details Petro/Casale Demolition, Cleanup of Site

Lance, Malinowski Win; Will Face Off In November

Westfield Could Get Representative On County Freeholders
Preserving Our Past In the Midst Of Present, Future Redevelopment

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SWEET VICTORY...The Blue Devils erupt in celebration after defeating the Millburn Millers, 4-2, for the North Jersey, Section 2, Group 4 Championship at Bob Brewster, Sr. Field in Westfield on June 1.

The Student View - By Amanda Pyle

Academic Excellence - National Honor Society Inducts 160 WHS Students

Worthy Recipients - College Woman’s Club of Westfield Awards Scholarships
Big Honor - Local Residents Inducted Into Phi Kappa Phi
Community Contributor - WHS Senior Recognized by State Board of Education
Arts & Entertainment
Popcorn - Solo - A Star Wars Story ... The Stuff of Heroes

Summer Sounds - Westfield Community Concert Band 106th Summer Concert Series

Take Note - Registration Open for NJWA Summer Flute Ensemble

New Exhibit - Union County Employees’ Art on Display in Freeholder Gallery
Harrowing Story - Lockey Maisonneuve Pens Memoir of Survival

FANWOOD BUSINESS UPDATE...Director of Economic Development Elizabeth Jeffery provides a Fanwood development and business update to the borough council at Monday’s meeting.

Week in Sports WF Dodgers Nip Pirates In Majors Baseball Semifinal; Blue Devils Pass Millers For Sectional Baseball Crown; Lady Raiders Became of Age, Finished Lacrosse Season 13-6; Lady Cougars Made Sectional Semifinal, Finish Season 11-9; Blue Devils Reject Raiders In North 2, Baseball Semifinal; Cubs’ Big 4th Inning Downs Nationals in Westfield Majors; Fondly Remembering Forgotten Ball Teams

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See all 2018-06-13 Westfield - See attached press release, for the second of four summer concerts by the Westfield Community Concert Band on Thursday June 28 in Mindowaskin Park, Westfield, 908 337-9073 PO Box 2513 1528889151
See all 2018-06-12 WESTFIELD Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick expressed concern for taxpayers today after NJ Advance Media published a special report detailing possible legislative counterproposals to Gov. Phil Murphy's state budget. The options being
See all 2018-06-11 Westfield - WHS Baseball Championship Game; If you have not heard our game was postponed to Monday at 6:30. Game will be played at Hamilton Veterans Park 2206 Kuser Road in Hamilton, NJ 1528716448
See all 2018-06-08 Cranford Area Chamber of Commerce's Cruiser Night, scheduled for 5-9 p.m. on Wednesday, June 1, will not take place due to major construction in downtown Cranford. The Chamber hopes to reschedule it in August. 1528491497
See all 2018-06-08 Cranford - Cruiser Night -5:00-9:00pm Scheduled for Wednesday - June 13th - Will not take place due to major construction in Downtown Cranford. Hopefully, we will reschedule it in August. 1528474670
See all 2018-06-08 Westfield - Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick called on Gov. Phil Murphy to sign the sports betting legislation today. Lets not play politics after years of hard fought litigation, said Bramnick (R-Union). Murphy should sign the bill
See all 2018-06-07 Cranford - Many changes are affecting recycling nationwide. The following changes are in affect throughout Union County, including Cranford: 1. Do not place recycling in plastic bags - plastic bags will not be picked up. 2. Materials must
See all 2018-06-07 Washington, DC - Dear Mr. Zuckerberg: I am writing today following reports that Facebook provided access to its users' data to at least four Chinese companies, including a smartphone maker that United States intelligence agencies have desc
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The Westfield Leader and The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Times
PO Box 250, 251 North Ave. West, Westfield, NJ 07091
Tel 908 232-4407; fax 908 232-0473