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Community Mourns Loss of WHS Principal Derrick Nelson
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Breaking News

Residents Continue Fights Against PSEG 69kV Lines, Cell Tower
Soccer Association Gives Feedback on Parks Plan

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Rec. Commission Looking To Boost Scotch Hills Revenues
Board Allows Containers On Residential Property

Utility to Begin Replacing Natural Gas Lines in Town
750 Walnut Rezoning Does Not Meet Master Plan Goals

Freeholders Recognize April As Organ Transplant Month

County Surplus Should Be Used to Reduce Tax Levy
Vaccination Exemptions Could Pose Serious Risks to Public Health

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Sports Photo of the Week

SWIPING THIRD BASE...Cougar Jamie Shriner swipes third on a double steal in the first inning as Raider third baseman Tyler Stines prepares to get the throw. The Cougars pulled off a successful suicide squeeze in the seventh to win 6-5.

Education Matters
Student View  - Anxiety: One Big Game, Right?

That Time of Year - WML Spring Book Sale Is Gearing Up to Begin

24th Annual - Awards Reception for Those Serving Students of UCESF

All Invited - An Evening with Pulitzer Prize Winning Poet Muldoon

Upcoming - Register for the Summer Youth Program at UCC
Arts & Entertainment
Free Reception - Celebrate 30 Years of Exit 13 Magazine on April 14 in Fanwood

Popcorn - Transit: As in, Letters of...

Movie Lovers - April Movies & Showtimes At the Scotch Plains Library

Continuing Series - ‘Painting Nights with Pat’ To Benefit Nitschke House
Carriage House - Fanwood Celebrates Poetry Month With Poetry Readings
Community Photo of the Week

LOOKING FOR GOOD DEALS...Interested buyers at last Wednesday's auction at Bowcraft Amusement Park sorted through amusement rides as the area landmark prepares to close. The Route 22 property is to be developed into an apartment and townhome complex.

The Week in Sports: Cougar Nine ‘Squeezes’ Win Over Raiders in Opener; Blue Devil Lax Boys ‘Muzzle’ Rumson-Fair Haven Dawgs; Somerville Plates Four in 9th, Tops Baseball Blue Devils; Blue Devils Avenge UCT Loss, Down Roselle Park Girls; Blue Devil Laxers’ Lead Slips In Loss to Mountain Lakes; The 1960s: The Decade WHS Took Off - 1965 (Devil's Den)

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Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2019-04-17 Westfield - As part of the Towns recognition of Autism Awareness Month, Westfield Police Chief Christopher Battiloro announced that the Police Department will host an Autism Family Day on Saturday, April 27, from 11:00-1:00. Joined by the
See all 2019-04-17 The Cranford High School baseball team went a game up in the Union County Conference Watchung Division by defeating the Governor Livingston Highlanders, 7-4, at Memorial Field in Cranford on April 16. The Highlanders entered the game with
See all 2019-04-15 Garwood - There will be two informal town hall style meetings held on Monday, April 29th and Tuesday, May 7th at Lincoln School to discuss the potential purchase of a ladder truck for the Garwood Fire Department. Both meetings will begin a
See all 2019-04-13 MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ -- On Monday, May 27th, Mountainside will sponsor a Memorial Day Ceremony followed by a parade honoring those who have died in our nations service. The ceremony will take place at 11:30am at the Veterans flagpole monument
See all 2019-04-11 Morgan Heim and Ava Manfra each blasted a solo home run and pitcher Morrigan Gardiner tossed a three-hitter, while walking two and striking out eight, as the Cranford High School softball team defeated AL Johnson, 6-1, in Clark on April 10
See all 2019-04-11 The Cranford High School baseball team got the best of the visiting Westfield Blue Devils, 9-5, at Memorial Field on April 9. Jamie Shriner went 3-for-3 and scored three times, Aidan Plick ripped a three-run double and Mike Murphy whacked
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
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PO Box 250, 251 North Ave. West, Westfield, NJ 07091
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