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Non-Profit Transforms Space for Families In Crisis

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Council OKs $25.7-Mil. Budget With 1.95-Percent Tax Increase
Fanwood Budget, Tax Levy Down Slightly From 2018
Mayor Smith Optimistic On Flood Zone Designation
SP-F Board of Education, Teachers Reach Contract Settlement

Cranford Introduces Ordinance on Cell Towers

Garwood Discusses Photos Displayed at Field House

County Awards $1.5 Mil. In Infrastructure Grants
Kean Launches Campaign For Congress in 7th Dist.

Principal Derrick Nelson’s Legacy: Integrity, Enthusiasm and Caring
UCC Needs to Appear Before Cranford Board on Cell Tower

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Sports Photo of the Week

SWIPING SECOND BASE...Cougar Elizabeth McCaffery steals second base as Crusader shortstop Victoria Zatko goes for the throw in the third inning in Clark on April 10. The Cougars banged a pair of home runs to beat ALJ, 6-1.

Education Matters
Awarded  - Caroline Cull Receives Presidential Scholarship

Fashion Stars - Westfield DAR Announces Winners of Fashion Contest

Raising Awareness - Wardlaw+Hartridge Announces Sixth Annual INDIE Film Festival

Survivor Story - ArtsPower’s My Heart In A Suitcase to Come to EIS/RIS

Hats Off - Area Students Earn Degree from WGU
Arts & Entertainment
Notable Residencies - Celebrate Mother’s Day with A Tour of Notable Homes in Westfield

Wildly Successful - McKinley Elementary School Put On Its Kapers Show in Westfield

Popcorn - Us: It Takes Two to Terrorize

Short Stories - WCW Poetry Short Story Contest Winners Announced
New Plays - Premiere Stages at Kean University Announces 15th Anniversary Season
Community Photo of the Week

TEAM ANTMAN...Team Antman lines up for the start of the 64th season of the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Youth Baseball Association last Friday night at Booth Field.

The Week in Sports: Softball Cougars Overpower A.L. Johnson Crusaders; Blue Devils Score Two in 7th, Nip SPF Baseball Raiders; SPF Raider Girls Blanked By Johnson Softball Crusaders; Blue Devils Score Early, Stop A.L. Johnson in Softball; The 1960s,the Decade WHS Took Off - 1966 (Devil's Den); Raiders Lose Shootout To Del. Val. in Boys Lax Action

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Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2019-04-24 Elizabth - The Union County Prosecutors Office has assumed oversight of the Elizabeth Police Departments internal affairs functions, acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan announced Tuesday. The City of Elizabeth has been notifi
See all 2019-04-24 Cranford - I am following up on the correspondence regarding the proposal to Reimagine Cranford Public Schools that I sent on 4/12: Please note that the redesigned Reimagining portion of the District website is now available for viewing at
See all 2019-04-23 Fanwood - Don't be taken by surprise by the NEW VOTING MACHINES being used for the June 4th NJ primary. Come to a free demonstration THIS WEEK in FANWOOD! Voting machine demos and Q&A sessions: Thursday, April 25, 9am-1pm, Carriage House,
See all 2019-04-23 Springfield - Saint James the Apostle Church, 45 South Springfield Avenue, Springfield, will hold its annual festival from April 30 May 4, 2019 on the parish grounds. Featured will be rides, food, games, a money wheel, a Tin Can Basket Auc
See all 2019-04-22 Garwood - Residents of all ability levels are invited to the 3K Walk with our Police Chief James Wright. Walkers of all ages are welcome to participate in this family-friendly walk, and parents with strollers are encouraged to join in. Joi
See all 2019-04-21 Westfield - The Patriots and Pups Information Expo will be held on Sunday, May 5, 2019, from noon to 4:00 pm at the Martin Wallberg American Legion Post 3, 1003 North Avenue West, Westfield. The Expo will provide veterans, particularly tho
See all 2019-04-19 Matt McIntyre became a mangling monster at the plate, especially when he blasted a three-run home run in the bottom of the sixth inning to give the Westfield High School baseball team a 5-4 lead that held up in a victory over the Union Far
See all 2019-04-19 Union County - Due to the anticipated rain in the forecast for Saturday and the impact it would have on safety and planned activities, the Family Fun Day at Warinanco Park in Roselle will be postponed to a later date soon to be announced.<
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PO Box 250, 251 North Ave. West, Westfield, NJ 07091
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