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DWC Promotes Girls Day, Night Out; OKs Grants

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Scotch Plains Planning Bd. Fails To OK Raritan Rd. Subdivision
Recreation Panel Considers Lease Of Park, Kitchen to ABLE

Mountainside Council Honors Local Eagle Scouts

Dunkin’ Drive-Up, Gas Station Sought at South and Lincoln

RVSA Likely to Drop Suit Opposing 2-Percent Cap
Summit’s Nora Radest Awarded Mayor of Year

Celebrate Spring By Experiencing Our Myriad Downtown Offerings
County Dem Voters Will Decide Leadership of Party In June

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GAINING THE MOMENTUM...Devil Matt McIntyre’s teammates greet him at the plate after he whacked a three-run homer in the bottom of the sixth inning to put the Blue Devils ahead of the Union Farmers, 5-4, in Westfield on April 18.

Education Matters
Virtue, Valor & Vision  - Audrey Davis Receives Medal of Honor by NCEA

‘Reflections’ - 2018-2019 PTA Winners in SP-F Recognized

Musically Inclined - SPFHS Competes at the Festival of Music in Boston

Outstanding - Dr. David Johnson Awarded Mastership in the ACP

Making the Grade - Students Named to the Honors, Dean’s List at Fairleigh Dickinson Univ.
Arts & Entertainment
Top Fundraiser - ‘B-Street Band’ is Rockin’ For Autism

Go Green - Westfield to Celebrate Earth Day With Myriad Activities on May 4

Exhibit - Westfield Art Assoc. Displays At the Freeholders Gallery

Milestone - Why We Dance Celebrated 10th Anniversary in March
Living Luxe - Home Tour to Showcase West-Coast Style Home
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SPRING CLEANING...Sunny skies and temperatures in the 70s made Tuesday afternoon a perfect time to get outside and wash some fire department vehicles. The Scotch Plains Fire Department will mark its 150th anniversary in June.

The Week in Sports: Cougar Laxmen Edge Raiders For ‘Cole’s Cup’ Trophy; Blue Devils’ Big Blast in Sixth Stuns Union in Baseball; Raiders Score One in 8th, Sink BrH2O-Raritan Panthers; Unbeaten Blue Devils Crunch Colonia Softball Patriots; Baseball Cougars Take Down Unbeaten GL Highlanders; The 1960s, the Decade WHS Took Off: 1967 (Devil's Den)

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Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2019-05-01 ACLU-NJ - Regarding the decision of Elizabeth Police Director James Cosgrove to resign following an investigation that deemed allegations of racist and sexist slurs credible. New Jerseyans certainly feel relief that Police Director James C
See all 2019-05-01 The Westfield High School softball team upped its record to 12-0 with an 11-0 shutout of the Cranford Cougars in Cranford on April 30. Blue Devil Julia Gagliardo blasted a three-run home run in the sixth inning and Alivia Macaluso whacked
See all 2019-04-30 Plainfield - The League of Women Voters New Jersey will hold a 2019 Union County Freeholders Democratic Primary Candidate Forum on Wednesday May 29th 2019. As a candidate for Freeholder you are invited to participate. Held at the duCret Sc
See all 2019-04-25 Cranford - Posted by Mayor Giblin: We have been reaching out to PSE&G to hold a public meeting. They have agreed to hold a community meeting to discuss the proposed substation and power line project on Wednesday, May 8th from 6:00-8:00 pm
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
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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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