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Restaurant Corrects Health Inspection Violations


Teachers’ Contract Includes Starting Wage of $65,500
Final Ruling Postponed On Historic Home Sub.

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Bd. OKs Garage, Patio, Over Neighbors’ Flooding Concerns
Fanwood Citizens Ask for Safety Forum Regarding SP-F Schools
Zoning Board to Continue Hearing On Pool Application

Makers Day Offers Opportunities To Hone Our Skills and Talents
New Jersey Should Not Give Prison Inmates Right to Vote

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LOOKING TO SNATCH THE BALL...Blue Devil Molly Ryan, No. 22, looks for the opportunity to snatch the ball away from Raider senior Brianna O’Brien, No. 2, in the North Jersey, Section 2, Group 4 Tournament in Westfield on March 1.

Honor Roll - Terrill Middle School (2nd Marking Period)

Love Of Schools - Garwood Edu. Foundation Fundraiser Successful

Hats Off - Ellman Graduates From University of N.H.
Making the Grade - Notre Dame Tells Dean’s List
Nice Job - Local Student Earns AATG Honor Roll
Arts & Entertainment
Popcorn - Black Panther: It’s All Good

New Production - Westfield High School Presents Follies Next Weekend

Spring Musical - Cranford High School Performing Arts to Present Legally Blonde
Carriage House - Poetry Reading Planned in Fanwood on March 20
Ninth Annual - Why We Dance Event Scheduled for March 25 

RT. 22 AT A STANDSTILL... Last Friday's severe winds plus snow and rain flooded parts of Route 22. The highway was closed until Saturday afternoon due to a downed tree that fell across several power lines.

Week in Sports Wustefeld 2nd, Composto 5th At NJSIAA Mat Tournament; Blue Devils Contain Raiders In Girls Section Hoops; Blue Devils Sting Bees In Girls Sectional Basketball; Lady Raiders Thump Elizabeth In NJ Section Basketball; P-Burg Boys Top Raiders In Sectional Hoops Quarterfinal; Devil's Den: It’s Miller’s Time To Be Honored

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Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2018-03-14 Fanwood - Forest Road Park will host Fanwoods annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 24th, which begins eggs-actly at 10 AM. The rain date is March 31st same time and place. All children 10 and under are invited to meet the Easter Bunny
See all 2018-03-14 Westfield - 1000 High School students staged a walkout as part of a national program, exactly one month after the killings in Florida. They stopped lessons for 17 minutes in memory of the 17 people killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High S
See all 2018-03-14 Cranford - The Cranford Pool and Fitness Center has a new inventory of lifejackets that were purchased as a result of a generous donation from the Kenilworth VFW and also as the recipient of the AOAP life jacket grant program. Previously,
See all 2018-03-14 Cranford - Area Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for its 2018 Scholarship Program. Any graduating senior planning on attending college or any other accredited institute of higher education is eligible. The student must be a re
See all 2018-03-14 Trenton - Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick and Budget Officer John DiMaio criticized Gov. Murpys first budget address, which was littered with tax hikes on New Jerseyans and businesses. Increasing the income tax, sales tax and busin
See all 2018-03-13 TRENTON, N.J. - Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick is shocked to hear that Governor Murphys budget plans to begin a course of higher taxes and new spending. Governor Murphy is taking New Jersey in the wrong direction, said Bramnick (R
See all 2018-03-13 Westfield - As part of the Hale Speaker Series at the Westfield Memorial Library, WHS Head Football Coach Jim DeSarno will discuss "Blue Devil Football -- 37 Games and Counting." The talk begins at 7 p.m. tomorrow (Wednesday), March 14 in
See all 2018-03-13 Schools - I was told SP-F HS kids are doing walk out.; Re: Are Area Schools (WF, SPF, Cranford, etc.) participating in the walkoff? - anyone there, please take snaptshot; 10 am Wed. for 17 minutes. 1520945729
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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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