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This Is Westfield

2018 was great for traffic on (10,843,919 page views and 12,727,955 hits). We look forward to reaching even more people in 2019.


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Westfield Finished 2018 With Budget Surplus of $14.5 Mil.
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Breaking News

Board Concurs With Re-Zoning Of 24 New England Dr. Properties
Rec. Commission to Host Chili, Chowder Cook Off
Westfield Board of Ed. Interviews Board Candidates for Vacancies
Health Bd. to Address Sub. Abuse, Ped. Safety in ’19

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Teacher Dies of Injuries From Hit and Run
Sewer Rates to Increase to Fund Pump Station Upgrades
Board of Ed. Talks About STEM Grant; Thanked By PTAs
Scotch Plains Receives Redevelopment Proposals
Fanwood Urges Congress To Support Gun Control
SP Council Faces Increased Budget Expenditures In ’19

Mountainside Discusses 2019 Capital Projects

Hartz Planner: Twp. to See $2.76 Mil. In Tax Revenue

Keep an Eye on Our Neighbors As We Navigate Another Winter
Banning Trump From Ballot Over Tax Returns Is Wrong

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Sports Photo of the Week

WORKING OUT OF A TANGLE...Blue Devil Theo Dardia, center, begins to work his way out of a tangle against Panther Drew Graves during overtime in his 145-lb bout. Dardia wiggled out, got the takedown and won 7-5.

Education Matters
Honor Roll - Westfield High School (1st Marking Period)

Reserve a Table - Annual Gift Auction at Mother Seton

Well Done - Frontero, Zecca Earn UW-Madison Fall Dean’s List

Making the Grade - University of NH Announces Dean’s List

Be the Change - Walnut Avenue School Bathrooms Receive Artistic Facelift
Arts & Entertainment
Wordsmith - Councilman / Novel Writer Kranz Talks About The Art of Writing

Popcorn - Serenity: It’s all Just a Big ...

On Display - Art from the HEART Exhibit At Freeholders Gallery

Magic of Poetry - Fanwood Arts Council will Host Poet Charlie Bondhus
Public Invited - Free Concert Offered by the Musical Club of Westfield
Community Photo of the Week

ACCIDENT SCENE...No one was injured in this single-car crash that blew out the front window of a van that landed on its side around 2 p.m. on Monday in Scotch Plains. The unidentified female driver said she just did not know what happened, stating, “it’s all a blur.” Local police and the Scotch Plains Fire Department were on the scene cordoning off the road near Cooper Road.

The Week in Sports: Blue Devil Matmen ‘Chill’ Roselle Park Panthers; Pat School Girls ‘Shoot’ Past Lady Blue Devil Cagers; Cougars Rout Woodbridge In Mat Group Section; Blue Devils Fall to Cardinals In OT B-Ball Thriller; Rick McGinley: 1931-2019, WHS’s All-Time TD Leader (Devil's Den)

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Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2019-02-13 Trenton - Legislation sponsored by Senator Nicholas P. Scutari, which would prohibit retroactive salary increases for all elected officials throughout the state, was introduced to the Senate. Elected officials should not have the capabilit
See all 2019-02-13 Westfield - February is Jewish Disability Awareness, Acceptance, and Inclusion month! Help us celebrate the diversity of our community and together, create an inclusive Shabbat experience for all on Friday. February 22 starting at 5 PM. We
See all 2019-02-13 Area - Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick (R-Union) released the following statement on Gov. Phil Murphy latest job approval rankings according to a Monmouth University poll: Polling shows the Murphy administrations reckless spending
See all 2019-02-12 Westfield - The Network for Responsible Public Policy and Westfield High School are cosponsoring a forum on Handling our Trash: Getting to a Circular Carbon Economy. Come hear from experts about innovative techniques for reducing the carbo
See all 2019-02-12 Summit - Empower NJ, a coalition of NJ environmental groups, is asking Governor Murphy to declare a moratorium on new fossil fuel infrastructure. They are hosting a forum on Monday night at Beacon UU Congregation in Summit to explain the h
See all 2019-02-12 Trenton - Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnicks press conference, originally scheduled for 1 p.m. today, has been postponed to Thursday. A new advisory will be sent later. 1549978995
See all 2019-02-12 Westfield - Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick blasted Gov. Phil Murphys plan to use state assets to reduce New Jerseys unfunded pension liability. This is a wrong move, said Bramnick (R-Union). Before we begin selling state assets we
See all 2019-02-12 Area - Weather Alert. All Mountainside and Berkeley Heights Schools will be CLOSED Tuesday Feb 12, 2019 1549973820
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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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