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Advertiser of the Week

Board of Health Agrees to New Policy Banning Sale of Vaporizers

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Fanwood Council Hears Report On Community House Restoration
National Night Out Enhances Police-Community Relations
Library Is Modernizing; Planning Fall Programs
Former Fanwood Police Chief Parenti Dies at 87

Mountainside Announces Borough’s Next Police Chief

Night Out Events Bring Together Community and First Responders

It Is Nice to See Renewed Interest In Serving on Local School Boards
Fed. Funding Renewal Broadens Horizons For Autism Community

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Sports Photo of the Week

SLIPPING INTO SECOND...St. Anthony’s Ed DeFrancesco slips into second base before St. Wolfgang shortstop Walt Patrylo makes the tag at Brookside Park in Scotch Plains on August 2. St. Anthony took possession of first with a 5-4 win.

Education Matters
Volunteering - WHS Student to Receive Young Heroes Award

Drones & Robots  - Problem-Based Learning at STEM Camp in Westfield

Additional Instruction  - Strengthening Skills During Extended School Year Program

Arts & Entertainment
Bloody Good Show - Carrie at Cranford Dramatic Club

Double Duty - Richard Bodmer Is Running For Local Office, Also Is A Stunt Double

Dah-Dah-Dahdah - Westfield-Born Addams Spooked Fans for Years

Popcorn - Once Upon a Time in Hollywood - The Golden Age, Tarnished
On Display - Tatiana Palivoda Presents Solo Art Show of New Work
Community Photo of the Week

FIRST-HAND VIEW...EMT Shreya Kachroo hosts young visitors in the Fanwood Rescue Squad ambulance 578 at Fanwood’s National Night Out event Tuesday at LaGrande Park.

The Week in Sports: St. Anthony Slips Into First, Holds Off St. Wolfgang; Darby Brainard Routs Diva’s In Playoff Semi Game 1; Fran Men Win 10th Straight, Knock Off Georgie Boys; St. George Passes St. Sebastian In St. Bart’s League Play; Sofa Kings Get Even, Thump American Legion in Semi; Charlie Brown’s Taps Darby In Playoff Final Game 1


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Summary Of Community Posts
See all 2019-08-14 Union County, NJ Due to inclement weather, tonights Union County Summer Arts Festival event at Oak Ridge Park, Clark, featuring Rob Paparozzi is canceled. 1565813973
See all 2019-08-13 Fanwood Due to rainy weather forecast, Fanwood Recreation's scheduled movie for tonight, BumbleBee, is postponed and will be shown tomorrow night. 1565725428
See all 2019-08-10 Union County, NJ From the moon landing to the Woodstock music festival, 1969 was an extraordinary year in American history. It was also the year of the miracle World Series win by the New York Mets baseball team. Now Union County residents
See all 2019-08-08 WESTFIELD August 8, 2019 The Downtown Westfield Corporation (DWC) and its Executive Director, Sherry Cronin, have agreed to mutually separate, according to DWC Board Chairperson Patricia Hanigan. I am very grateful for Sherrys dedication t
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
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The Westfield Leader and The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Times
PO Box 250, 251 North Ave. West, Westfield, NJ 07091
Tel 908 232-4407; fax 908 232-0473