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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 2019-04-18 The Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School baseball team got the shot in the arm that it desperately needed when Willy Gale plopped a single into shallow center to score Ricky Lopez with the winning run in the bottom of the eighth inning to def
See all 2019-04-18 Westfield - The Chansonettes of Westfield are ready to begin their 2019 celebration of women in song tour. The concert, entitled "Girls, Girls Girls" will be performed between May 5 and May 15 will begin with a performance at Arbor Terrace
See all 2019-04-18 County - The Union County Club of the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc. will present its highest national award The Sojourner Truth Award to Sylvia R. Hicks for her meritorious service to the commu
See all 2019-04-18 Mountainside - Restoration Committees MRC Estate Sales division will be conducting an Estate Sale to raise funds for the maintenance and restoration of the historic Deacon Andrew Hetfield House and Levi Cory House. The estate sale will be
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
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The Westfield Leader and The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Times
PO Box 250, 251 North Ave. West, Westfield, NJ 07091
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