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Advertiser of the Week

Finials Removed At FUMC After 109 Years Over Safety Concern

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Scotch Plains Downtown Redevelopment Process Moving Forward
Fanwood Board Passes Updated South Avenue Redevelopment Plan

RVSA Director Explains Sewage Treatment Process

Westfield, Cranford, Garwood Eye Competitive BOE Races
County Buying Park Drive Property In Cranford

9/11 Fund Extension Is Victory For Our Critically Ill Heroes
SDA Became Employment Agency for Delgado-Polanco

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Sports Photo of the Week

GETTING A PIECE OF THE BALL...Clark Young Gun Joey DiLiberto gets a piece of the ball while Westfield White catcher Dom Kotowicz reacts during the third inning of the New Providence Green League 9U semifinal at Westfield on July 25.

Education Matters
Honor Roll - Westfield High School (3rd Marking Period)

New Position  - Kevin Deacon Named Principal at Hillside Avenue School in Cranford

Going Places  - SPF High School Alumni Association Announces Scholarship Awards

Current Trends  - Mother Seton Regional Offers New Career Curriculum

Awarded  - Additional College-Sponsored Merit Scholarship Winners Announced

Arts & Entertainment
A Book of Dreams - One Man’s Quest to Express His Creativity

Support - Westfield’s NJFO Receives Grant From NJ State Council on the Arts

Popcorn - The Lion King Reigns On

Public Invited - Prince’s Band NPG to Perform Free Concert
Free Event - Paint by the Pond for Special Needs Community at Mindowaskin Park
Community Photo of the Week

SEEKING CONVENTION OF STATES...Sean Nelson gives a presentation at a meeting of the Convention of States last Thursday at the Scotchwood Diner in Scotch Plains.

The Week in Sports: Westfield Grey Jolts South Plainfield In New Providence 10U Green Semi; Westfield 9U White Slips Past Clark Young Guns in Semi; St. Francis Squeaks Past St. Joseph In Classic Pitchers’ Duel; Five Guys Trample Darby Road, In Scotch Plains Playoff; Rao’s Rolls Over Crossroads In First Round Playoff; Devils of the Year: The Missing Years (Devil's Den); St. Vincent Scores Two in 7th, Turns Back St. Wolfgang


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Summary Of Community Posts
See all 2019-07-31 County - Due to the severe weather forecasted for this afternoon and evening a decision has been made to cancel the County of Union's Summer Arts Festival concert tonight. This concert will not be rescheduled. 1564597900
See all 2019-07-30 WESTFIELD -- The following students were inadvertently omitted from the 4th marking period Distinguished Honor Roll at Roosevelt Intermediate School. Grade 8 Alexander Ainge, Maria Costa, William Holland, Sarah Kim, Justin Lipschutz, Ava P
See all 2019-07-30 Springfield - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites residents to celebrate National Night Out with Family Fun & Flix, the free outdoor film series, and an interactive display of police and emergency vehicles with free activi
See all 2019-07-29 Westfield - Police Department, together with the Westfield Fire Department, Westfield Rescue Squad, and Westfield Department of Public Works, invites the public to attend to its annual National Night Out on Tuesday, August 6, 2019, from 6
See all 2019-07-29 Union County American Rapture, a Rock and Soul revue band and, will be once again returning to perform in Union County at the August 7th, Summer Arts Concert Series at Oak Ridge Park. This concert is great for all ages, said Freeholder Cha
See all 2019-07-29 TRENTON, N.J. Assemblywoman Nancy Munoz said more should have been done to change how NJ Transit operates before doling out big raises to officials appointed by Gov. Phil Murphy. Its not just the trains that run late, said Munoz (R-Union).
See all 2019-07-24 SPRINGFIELD - Saint James the Apostle School located at 41 S. Springfield Avenue in Springfield, celebrating over 65 years of advancing academic excellence, fostering faith and instilling integrity, is accepting applications for admission
See all 2019-07-24 TRENTON, N.J. Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick is calling for a special session of the Legislature this summer. Court-ordered, high-density housing is a crisis that costs taxpayers millions and must stop now, said Bramnick (R-Union)
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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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