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2018 was great for traffic on (10,843,919 page views and 12,727,955 hits). We look forward to reaching even more people in 2019.


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PSE&G Changes Route for 69,000-Volt Line in Westfield
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Breaking News

Westfield Supports Bill on Mandatory Vaccinations
Planning Board Approves Building at 812 South Avenue
Panel Urges Attendance At Strategic Plan Workshops

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
East Second Street Owners Are Briefed On Redevelopment Plans
Mayor Smith Promises Public Input On Marijuana Sales
Fanwood Gets $350K Grant For Paterson Road Project
Fanwood Residents Told Of Revaluation Process
Fanwood Planning Board Reviews Ordinance on Units Per Acre

Coding Class at Walnut Avenue School; CEA Addresses Teacher Pay
Cranford Introduces Township Budget

First Garwood Community Spirit Award Presented

Candidates File for Local Town Councils, Freeholder, Surrogate
Mahr Seeks Fifth Term; Candidates File for Primary
Freeholders Introduce $490 Million County Budget

See Why Our Libraries Can Be Portals to Endless Possibilities
PSE&G’s New Route for 69-kV Line Still Presents Safety Issues

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Sports Photo of the Week

CHASING THE LANCER ATTACKER...Cougar midfielders Cole Blazek, No. 3, and Mike Kalnins, No. 8, chase St. John Vianney Lancer Anthony Brett, No. 17, during the game at Memorial Field in Cranford on March 30.

Education Matters
Giving Back  - Westfield Schools Holds Community Service Week

Sold Out Crowd - Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School's Mamma Mia! Brings Audience to Their Feet

Signature Event - The Education Foundation of Garwood to Host 15th Annual Appreciation Dinner April 25

Important Topics - Westfield Parents Host 26th Annual Awareness Expo

Speak Your Mind - Optimist Club Sponsors Annual Oratorical Contest
Arts & Entertainment
Sonic Spectacular - Oratorio Singers ‘Leaves Them Wanting More’

Premier Performance - Community Concert Band Presents Spring Concert Tonight at Edison Intermediate School

Public Invited - Free Concert Offered by the Musical Club of Westfield

Local Tradition - Chairs Announced for 2019 Tour of Notable Homes
Lenten Renaissance - Steeple Concert Series to Feature Vox Fidelis Singers
Community Photo of the Week

TWO-WHEELING...At LaGrande Park in Fanwood, one child enjoys the warm day on Saturday with a bike ride along the path at the park.

The Week in Sports: Cougar Laxers Rule Possession In Win Over S.J. Vianney; Blue Devils’ Takeaways Sink Raider Boys in Lacrosse; Motown Beard’s 3 Late Goals Overcomes Cougar Laxers; Blue Devils’ Strength May Be ‘Defensive Unit’ in Girls Lax; Blue Devils to Face Obstacles In Boys & Girls Track & Field; No. 4 Moorestown Boys Rock No. 12 Blue Devil Laxers; The 1960s: The Decade WHS Took Off - 1964 (Devil's Den)

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See all 2019-04-10 SCOTCH PLAINS - Funeral arrangements for Westfield High School Principal Derrick Nelson are: visitation, Monday, April 15, from 5 to 9 p.m., and Tuesday, April 16, from 10 to 11 a.m., at St. John's Baptist Church, 2387 Morse Avenue, Scotch
See all 2019-04-10 Westfield - High School Students to Hold Candlelight Vigil for Principal Dr. Derrick Nelson A candlelight vigil for Westfield High School principal Dr. Derrick Nelson who passed away on April 7 will be held on Wednesday, April 10, beginnin
See all 2019-04-10 Scotch Plains - The New Jersey Forest Fire Service (NJFFS), a unit of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Parks and Forestry will conduct a prescribed burn of approximately 3 acres in what is known as the Red
See all 2019-04-10 Westfield - WHS Students to Hold Candlelight Vigil for Principal Dr. Derrick Nelson; Vigil for Derrick Nelson Wednesday night at the high school. From: Mary Ann Mcgann 1554897556
See all 2019-04-10 Cranford - The Cranford High School Booster Club will be hosting its second annual wiffle ball tournament on May 19, 2019 at 11:00 am at Orange Avenue School. Teams will be comprised of three to five players Cost per team is $150. Sponsors
See all 2019-04-09 WESTFIELD -- A candlelight vigil for Westfield High School principal Dr. Derrick Nelson, who passed away on April 7, will be held on Wednesday, April 10, beginning at 8:15 p.m. in front of the high school at 550 Dorian Road. The vigil is b
See all 2019-04-09 Westfield - The 84th Annual Westfield Childrens Easter Egg Hunt, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Greater Westfield, will be held this Saturday April 13th, at the Mindowaskin Park playground at 1:00PM. 1554824500
See all 2019-04-09 Westfield - Letter from Superintendent of Schools: It is with profound sadness and great difficulty that I announce Westfield High School principal Dr. Derrick Nelson died last night. Dr. Nelson touched us all with his kindness, compassion
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PO Box 250, 251 North Ave. West, Westfield, NJ 07091
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