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Headlines This Week

Town Council Approves Deer Hunt To Commence in January
DWC Discusses Town’s 300th Anniversary, Sign Awards

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Scotch Plains Honors Volunteers During 29th Mayor’s Gala
Pat DiNizio Home Is Planned for Teardown and Subdivision
Zoning Bd. Denies Request To Build Eight-Car Garage

Cell Tower Hearing Addresses Public Safety at UCC Campus
New Clinical Lab Approved By Cranford Planning Bd.

Freeholders, Dept. Heads To Get Raises In 2020

Prescription Legislation Offers Some Relief to Chronically Ill
New Jersey Should Not Allow Districts to Exceed 2-Percent Cap
The Nation Is Watching -VOTE NO ON S4204/A5936 

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Sports Photo of the Week

LOOKING TO GO TO AC AGAIN...Raider junior Brandon Bowles, top, who qualified for the NJSIAA Tournament in Atlantic City last March at 113-lbs is looking to qualify once again this season at 120/126-lbs.

Education Matters
Making An Impact - Westfield Foundation Distributes Grants, Seeks Donations

Supporting Music  - WHS Band and Choir to Hold Christmas Tree Removal Fundraiser

Pomp and Circumstance  - World Language Honor Societies Holds Induction Ceremony at SPFHS

Competition  - Jefferson Robotics Team Advances to State Championship
Arts & Entertainment
It’s a Wonderful Life - CDC Puts the Wonder in Staged Production

Popcorn - The Irishman - At 3 Hours & 29 Minutes, it all Depends®

Good Cause - Gift Wrapping at Lord & Taylor to Benefit Westfield Historical Society

'Tis the Season - Westfield to Celebrate Holidays with Elf Movie, Gingerbread House, More
Community Photo of the Week

CELEBRATING THE HOLIDAY IN STYLE...The Township of Scotch Plains hosted its annual holiday celebration and Christmas tree-lighting ceremony on Sunday at the Alan Augustine Village Green on Park Avenue. Hundreds of residents attended the event, which featured free horse-drawn carriage rides around the downtown area, pony rides, a petting zoo, visits with Santa, hot cider, cookie decorating, face painting, music and more.

The Week in Sports: Depth in Lineup Could Benefit Cougar Matmen This Season; Blue Devil Lady Cagers Return Bulk of Team & Youth Talent; Cougar Cagers Look to Turn Close Losses to Wins This Year; Raiders Return Experienced Group of Wrestlers This Year; Raider Swim Boys Need Depth, Girls Return Experienced Cast; Raiders Battled Consistency, Finished 12-8-3 in Boys Soccer


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Summary Of Community Posts
See all 2019-12-13 Fanwood - The annual reorganization meeting is Sunday, January 5 at noon. We will be saying goodbye to long standing public servant, Business Administration Eleanor McGovern, as well as Councilman Tom Kranz. We will also be welcoming new C
See all 2019-12-12 Garwood - Reorganization Meeting of the Mayor and Council for 2020 Public Notice is hereby given that the Annual Re-organization Meeting of the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Garwood for year 2020 will be held on Monday, January 6, 20
See all 2019-12-11 Westfield - Town CounciloftheTownofWestfield willholditsannual Organization MeetingonTuesday,January7,2020at6:30PM.inCouncilChambersoftheWestfieldMunicipalBuilding,425EastBroadStreet,Westfield,NewJersey.Officialactionwillbetakenatthismeeti
See all 2019-12-11 Garwood - Menorah Lighting in Garwood at Borough Hall. Monday, December 23 at 6pm Join the Garwood Celebrations Committee for a menorah lighting event. This year will include music, cider, donuts a magic show and fun for friends and family
See all 2019-12-10 FANWOOD/SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ During the month of December, the Fanwood-Scotch Plains Rotary club will sell Luminaries at the Fanwood Department of Public Works on Manfra Way off of North Avenue (across from the Fanwood Public Library). The sa
See all 2019-12-07 WESTFIELD - PLANNING BOARD MEETING RESCHEDULED FOR DECEMBER 19 Proposed Final Master Plan Reexamination Report to be Presented WESTFIELD, NJ DECEMBER 6, 2019 The Town of Westfield will hold its Planning Board Meeting, previously scheduled
See all 2019-12-07 Cranford/Westfield Residents, Thank you for your continued support in opposition of the 148 foot Verizon cell tower proposed to be built on the Union County College Cranford campus. During the next scheduled meeting, Verizon will be presen
See all 2019-12-05 Scotch Plains - Who Best Friend Dog and Animal Adoption, Inc. Where Best Friend Thrift Store 1750 E Second Street Scotch Plains, NJ 07076 Date Saturday, December 14th Time 10-4 60 % sale with holiday open house, refreshments Some exception
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