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Mayor Explains Decision to Delay Upgrades to Tamaques

Residents Object to Housing Plan; Council Introduces 2018 Budget
‘Watcher’ House Subdivision Appeal Decision Pending

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Planning Board Sends Downtown Plan to Scotch Plains Council
Mayor Smith Touts School And Gun Safety Efforts

O’Connor Wants to Disallow Vendor Political Donations
Bramnick Rallies The Reasonable

Garwood Discusses Shared Services Agreement for DPW
Garwood Looking at First Flat Mun. Tax In 17 Years

Freeholders Hire Law Firm To Sue Pharma Over Opioids
Hugin, Lance Get Line At County GOP Convention
Freeholders Begin Hearings On 2018 County Budget

All of Us Can Help to Maintain Vitality of Our Local Downtowns
Gateway Project Needs to Get Funded By Feds, NY and NJ

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WHS ALL-TIME “CHIEF THIEF”...Senior Molly Ryan, No. 22, became Westfield High School’s all-time “Chief Thief” with 324 steals. Ryan, who led the team with 359 points this season, also finished with 902 career points.

Honor Roll - Edison Intermediate School (2nd Marking Period)

Honor Roll - Roosevelt Intermediate School (2nd Marking Period)

Dollars for Students - Scholarship Found. to Hold House-to-House Canvass
High GPA - Wheaton College Tells Dean’s List
Nice Job - Julia Sikora Earns Dean's List At Loyola
Arts & Entertainment
Opening Night - Once Upon a Mattress Entertains At Scotch Plains-Fanwood High

Popcorn - Death Wish: What this World Doesn’t Need Now

In Residence - Premiere Stages at Kean University Announces 2018 Play Fest. Finalists
Accepting Submissions - Rotary Calls for College Scholarship Applications
A School for Good - Author Soman Chainani Visits Park Middle School

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, LAURA!!...The Fanwood Seniors Club celebrated the 103rd birthday of member Laura Testa at their regular meeting on Monday. Laura, a resident of Scotch Plains, enjoyed cake, a gift and two rounds of "Happy Birthday."

Week in Sports Raider Swim Girls Won UCT, Section Crowns, Finished 12-3; Lady Blue Devil Cagers Made UCT, Section Semi, Finish 20-8; Lady Raiders’ Turnaround Reaped 15-11 Hoops Record; Blue Devils Faced Challenges, Finished 5-17 in Boys Hoops; Raider Basketballers Solidified Under Siracusa, Finished 20-7; Cougar Cagers Gave Strong Performances, Finished 13-13; Devil's Den: It Was Just Like Winter ’72 Again

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Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2018-03-21 Westfield - 10 am; Event cancellations are being received from around the county due to the impending snow storm. Most businesses and public offices are closed. Situation is calm at the moment and people are staying home. There as an eerie
See all 2018-03-21 Area - Assemblyman Jon Bramnick District 21 Winter Weather Alert Contact our District Office 908-232-2073 Email: asmbramnick@njleg.org In anticipation of the upcoming winter storm, please see the emergency information below: "If you have a
See all 2018-03-21 PSE&G - customers should report downed wires or power outages by calling 1-800-436-PSEG. You can also report outages at www.pseg.com or by texting OUT to 4PSEG (47734). The website Outage Map is updated every 15 minutes and displays the lo
See all 2018-03-21 Union County - Winter Storm Warning from midnight Wednesday through 8:00 pm Thursday. Heavy mixed winter precipitation transitioning to heavy snow is expected. Total snow accumulations of 12 to 16 inches and light ice accumulations are exp
See all 2018-03-21 Cranford - DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER, the second round of auditions for "Into the Woods" has been postponed until Saturday, March 24! Stay safe everyone! Cranford Dramatic Club, 78 Winans Ave, Cranford, NJ 07016 1521632658
See all 2018-03-21 Area - Winter Storm Warning kicks in at 6:00 AM Wednesday morning and lasts for 24 hours. The National Weather Service calls for 11-15 inches of wet, heavy snow. Governor Murphy has declared a state of emergency in New Jersey, which means
See all 2018-03-21 Westfield - 7 AM; snow flurries starting; area braces for the worst throughout the day. Offices will be closed by noon; read newspaper online; Postmen expected to be snowed out for a day or more; Area loss of electric power possible as bra
See all 2018-03-20 Fanwood - Due to a weather forecast of heavy snow on Wednesday, March 21 and the potential for hazardous conditions in Forest Road Park over the coming weekend, 
the Fanwood 
Easter Egg Hunt, originally scheduled for March 24,
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PO Box 250, 251 North Ave. West, Westfield, NJ 07091
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