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Headlines This Week

Sherry Cronin Leaves DWC After 18 Years as Executive Director
Westfield Council Hears Concerns Over Crossing Guard Changes
Westfield Gearing Up for AddamsFest By Promoting Addams Family Film

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Council Endorses Second Applicant For Marijuana Dispensary
Recreation Commission Backs Soccer Event, Announces New Programs

Bloomingdale Avenue Rezone Recommended By Planning Board
Cranford Committee Adopts Plastics Ordinance

Garwood Officials Discuss Rat Infestation Problem

Kane, Gelband Discuss Campaign For Freeholder

Disingenuous, The Westfield 20/20 Vigil Became A Political Rally
Honoring the Distinguished Legacy Of Former Chief Anthony Parenti

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Sports Photo of the Week

MAKING A GREAT STRETCH...Sofa King first baseman Doug Delle Donne makes a great stretch for the putout on Five Guys’ Nick Galasso during Game 2 of the East Division Championship at Brookside Park on August 7.

Education Matters
Top Scholars - College Club of Fanwood-Scotch Plains Names ’19 Scholarship Recipients

Making the Grade  - Local Students Named to Dean’s List At University of Rochester

No. 1 Rating - W+H School Receives Top Ranking in Middlesex County

Arts & Entertainment
Got the Funk - Westfield’s Ghost Funk Orchestra To Release Debut Album

New Installation - Roig Eyeing to Begin Westfield Mural This Month

Calling for Entrants - Westfield Is Holding Town-Wide Logo Contest

Family Fun - Centennial Village Group Announces MusicFest Date
Tryouts - CDC Theatre Announces Auditions for It’s A Wonderful Life
Community Photo of the Week

OVERNIGHT ROAD WORK...A construction worker breaks up the old pavement on Park Avenue in Scotch Plains last week. A section of the roadway was closed from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. for milling, paving and striping.

The Week in Sports: JoeMax Shocks Deegan In UC Senior Men’s Softball; Sofa Kings Stay Alive, Crush Five Guys in Game 2; ‘Mother Nature’ Inundates St. Anthony/St. Seb Showdown; Five Guys Silence Sofa Kings In Playoff Final Game 1; St. Joseph Defeats St. George In St. Bart’s Men’s Softball; ‘Lost Rock Festival’ Has Its Musical Admirers (Devil's Den)


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Summary Of Community Posts
See all 2019-08-21 Westfield - Police Department will be increasing its efforts to enforce speed limit laws throughout the Town in order to further promote pedestrian safety, according to Chief Christopher Battiloro. With the arrival of the back-to-school se
See all 2019-08-21 Westfield - Police Chief Christopher Battiloro has announced the recent donation of an electric bike to the Westfield Police Departments Bicycle Patrol by local businessman Rory Chadwick, of Midtown Authentic. The rugged electric patrol bi
See all 2019-08-19 CRANFORD -- The Cranford Zoning Board meeting scheduled for this evening, August 19 for the cell tower hearing has been cancelled. 1566247681
See all 2019-08-19 Garwood - There will be a September Sloppy Joe Bingo Night on Wednesday, September 18th from 5:30pm to 7:30pm at the Garwood Firehouse. The event will take place in the meeting room of the Firehouse located at 415 South Avenue in Garwood.
See all 2019-08-19 Garwood - Five of the six candidates for Garwood Borough Council have agreed to face the voters on Thursday, Oct. 17, at the traditional candidates forum of the Pointe, the condominium complex between Maple and Chestnut Streets. All Garwoo
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
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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