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Headlines This Week

Rialto Theatre in Downtown Closes Over Dispute With Landlord
Safety Continues to be Top Priority for Westfield BOE

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
End of Summer Means New School Year, Events, Campaigns
Fanwood Rec. Anticipating Progress on Master Plan

Mountainside Board of Ed OKs New Dismissal Process

750 Walnut Resolution Still Under Review by Board
Cari Lopez Named Principal At Livingston Ave. School

Garwood Ord. Addresses Rodent Infestations

Freeholders Adopt Ord. to Buy Park Drive Property
RVSA Sees Surprise Costs From Dryer Breakdown

Can Rialto Theatre Be Saved From Demise for Second Time?
New Leaders Take the Reins As Staff, Students Prep For 2019-20

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Sports Photo of the Week

TAKING A SHOT...A Raider takes a shot during a girls soccer scrimmage game against Northern Highlands last week in Scotch Plains.

Education Matters
College News - Area Schools Announce Local Students to Dean's Lists

Dedicated Service  - MSR Announces the Retirement of Joan Barron

Arts & Entertainment
Travel Series - Don’t Forget These Must-Sees In Six European Countries

Popcorn - The Art of Racing in the Rain: Tearjerker & Tail-Wagger

New Production - Premiere Stages to Present Yasmina’s Necklace

Family Fun - St. Bart’s Fest Offers Music, Rides Labor Day Weekend
Finale - NJPAC Closes Summer Concert Series Tonight
Community Photo of the Week

SIGNING UP...People sign up to perform at Karaoke Night on the Alan Augustine Park Village Green in Scotch Plains on Monday evening. All singers were backed up by the group “U Rock” featuring two guitars, drums, keyboard and tambourine.

The Week in Sports: Deegan Nails 6th Title in Row, Jars Roselle Am. Legion; Lady Blue Devils Very Strong At Singles Positions in Tennis; Raiders Working on Depth, Strength Up Middle in Soccer; Soccer Blue Devils Hungry For Full Chomp of UCT Title; St. Joe Jolts St. Anthony, 17-0, Play for Crown on Labor Day; Cougars Return 1-2-3 Singles, Looking Strong in Girls Tennis; Soccer Cougars Return a Host Of Veteran Girls This Season; Ancient Football Rivals Now Scrimmage Foes (Devil's Den)


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Summary Of Community Posts
See all 2019-09-04 Westfield - The Town of Westfield will observe the 18th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks with a community gathering on Wednesday, September 11, 2019, at the September 11 Memorial site on North Avenue at East Broad Street.
See all 2019-08-30 Westfield - The Westfield Parkinson Support Group will resume its monthly meetings after the summer break on Monday, September 9th at 1:30 PM. Our speaker will be Jacqueline Cristini, physician assistant, the Neuroscience Institute DBS Cen
See all 2019-08-29 Westfield - Following a Special Executive Session of the Board of the Downtown Westfield Corporation (DWC), Kathleen Miller Prunty has been named Interim Executive Director, effective September 3, for a term of six months. The announcement
See all 2019-08-28 Westfield - STATEMENT BY MAYOR BRINDLE REGARDING SALE OF LORD & TAYLOR TO LE TOTE You may have read todays announcement that Lord & Taylor has been purchased by LE TOTE, an online clothing rental service targeting millennials. This is a fo
See all 2019-08-28 Clark - Y Squares, a square dance club located in Clark, invites the public to three introductory square dances on Tuesday evenings, September 17th, September 24 th and October 1st, from 7:30-9:00 pm at the Frank Hehnley School, 590 Rarita
See all 2019-08-28 UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites members of the community to honor the memory of the 60 Union County residents who perished in the World Trade Center attack of 2001, by visiting the Union County Septe
See all 2019-08-27 Westfield - The attached picture represents the outstanding support of water the Westfield Community Center (WCC) received to help the City of Newark, NJ. During the week of August 19th, the WCC collected over 100 cases and 15+ gallon jugs
See all 2019-08-27 Garwood - The Garwood Lions Club is excited to announce the annual senior citizens picnic will take place on Saturday, September 7th at noon. As in past years, it will be held indoors at the Columbian Club in Garwood located at 37 South Av
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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