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Work Begins on Temporary Ice Rink Despite Opposition
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Warby Parker Approved For Central Ave. Space
WBL Seeks Turf Fields at Gumbert, Memorial Parks

Scotch Plains/Fanwood

Planning Board Approves Bowcraft Site For Redevelopment
Fanwood Council Hosts Suicide-Prevention Speaker
Superintendent Gives BOE Report on New School Year
Downtown Plan Sent To Council for Approval

New Mountainside Council Member Sworn In

Traffic Impact Testimony Heard for Hartz’s 905 Apts.
Cranford School District Settles ACLU Lawsuit
Zoning Board Okays House of Worship on South Ave.

BOE to Host Public Forum Meetings on Strategic Plan

Area Residents Oppose Union County Deer Bow Hunt
David Toma Shares Insights On Scourge of Addictions

Unions, Political Groups Spent $170.4 Mil. to Influence Trenton
Autumn Events Invite Us to Learn About Our Communities, Ourselves


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SUCCESSFUL EVENING IN THE AIR...Blue Devil junior quarterback Hank Shapiro, No. 10, passed for three touchdowns in the game against the Watchung Hills Warriors on September 14. The Blue Devils defeated the Warriors, 27-13.

Youth Advocate - NBA Star Herren to Discuss His Story of Substance Abuse

Grant Given - Buckridee Receives Gail Lawrence Scholarship

Young Planters - Green Thumbs Abound at Westfield Public Schools

Necessary Tools - Literacy Tutoring Volunteer Registration is Open

Named - Semifinalists for the 2019 National Merit Scholarships 
Arts & Entertainment
Dramatic Night - Perry Awards Spotlight CDC and Westfield Community Players

Community Spirit - FestiFall This Sunday In Downtown Westfield

Nominations - Submissions Sought For Westfield Hall of Fame

On Display - ‘Art from the HEART’ Showcases Seniors
Cool Event - Come Out Sunday to Brew Fun and Funds for NJFO

WELCOME TO FANWOOD...The Fanwood Newcomers and Neighbors, the borough’s welcome group, had a table to greet new residents at the Fanny Wood Day street fair on Sunday.

Week in Sports Blue Devil Gridders Recover, Topple Watchung Hills; Cougars Pounce on Blue Devils Early in Girls Soccer Clash; SPF Raider Soccer Boys Down Plainfield Cardinal Boys; Cougars Top Blue Devils, Set CHS Record in Gymnastics; Raider Boys Rally to Overcome Westfield in Soccer Rivalry; Blue Devils Sting Cougars In Boys Soccer 2nd Overtime; Washing Down Pasta With WHS Trivia (Devil's Den); Raiders Shut Out Blue Devils In Girls Soccer Showdown; Cougar Footballers Trample GL Highlander Gridders

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Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2018-09-25 Westfield -- On behalf of the Westfield High School Boosters Association, Mike Carlin, Sean McDonald and I are co-chairing the Annual Booster Button Day Fundraiser this year which will be held on the weekend of November 3rd & 4th. Over 500
See all 2018-09-24 Westfield - AddamsFest is The town-wide celebration honoring Westfield native Charles Addams, to be held October 26-28, has a full schedule of events available. The main event kicks off on October 26 in high style, with Morticia and Gomezs
See all 2018-09-23 Garwood - The Ladies Aux. of the Garwood Volunteer Fire Department is having a clothing drive on Saturday, Oct 6th from 9am to 2pm RAIN OR SHINE. In addition to Mens', Women's & children's clothing they are also collecting: Shoes, stuffed
See all 2018-09-22 Cranford - The 11th Annual Scarecrow Stroll, taking place from October 16th-31st! Registration is now open to local residents, as well as Cranford schools, organizations, and businesses. Registration is free, and prizes will be awarded to
See all 2018-09-21 Garwood - Residents will have a chance to hear the candidates for Borough Council during an October appearance at the Pointe, the condominium complex between Maple and Chestnut Streets. They will also have an opportunity to propose questio
See all 2018-09-21 Westfield - You are Cordially Invited to Attend The Re-Dedication Ceremony Commemorating The 150th Anniversary of Fairview Cemetery Sunday, September 23rd @ 4 pm Honored Guests - Jon Bramnick & Tom Kean Refreshments will be served rsvp 908
See all 2018-09-21 Scotch Plains - For the month of October, the Fanwood-Scotch Plains Service League Thrift Shop will feature Halloween costumes and boots for the entire family. From Tuesday, October 9th new and gently worn Halloween costumes will be availa
See all 2018-09-21 Roselle - We would like to advertise our upcoming fundraiser. Here is some information: Date and Location: Friday October 12th Casino Night Fundraiser at the Union NJ Elks Lodge. 7-11pm Details: Guests will compete in Casino Games (Roulett
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PO Box 250, 251 North Ave. West, Westfield, NJ 07091
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