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Town Council OKs Rezoning Of New England Dr. Properties
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Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Soccer League Outlines Requests To Recreation Commission
Sign, Scoreboard, Shed OK’d for Union Catholic

Twp. Seeks New Engineering Team, Zoning Officer
Committee Tables Resolution On Sale of Myrtle Parcel
Cranford Begins Review Of 2019 Municipal Budget
Reimagining Plans Continue To Be Focus of Cranford BOE

When Completed, Region To See Over 2,500 Units

We Must Not Let Our Knowledge Of American History Wane
New Jersey Going Too Far With ‘Rain Tax’ on Stormwater Runoff

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BANNER DAY...Blue Devil senior Sam Stravach, right, had a banner “Senior Day” with 16 rebounds, two blocks, three steals, six points and four assists as Westfield defeated the Cranford Cougars, 41-28, on February 9.

Education Matters
Caring Contact - WHS to Host Suicide Awareness Training for Teens

Incredibly Proud - Gov. Murphy Congratulates WHS Wind Ensemble

Peer Leaders -WHS Dream Team Attends Leadership Conference

Unity - Inspiring Black History Month Assembly at WHS

Accolade - Mt. St. Mary’s Echoes Earns Recognition from NCTE
Arts & Entertainment
‘Psychodrama’ - Westfielder Betsy True To Direct Original Play

Popcorn - They Shall Not Grow Old - When Johnny Comes Marching Home for Good

Hear the Sounds - The Zubovas Piano Duo of Vilnius To Hold Concert, Meet and Greet

Movie Night - Arthouse Film Festival Begins March 4
Carriage House - ‘Sweetheart Night’ Poetry Reading in Fanwood
Community Photo of the Week

EX-BOXING FOES...Former heavyweight boxing champion Larry Holmes, left, joins his former foe in the ring, and now good friend, Gerry Cooney, at last week's grand opening of Mr. Cooney's boxing academy in Scotch Plains.

The Week in Sports: Blue Devils Foil Chiefs In North 2, Group 5 Mat Semi; Blue Devils Silence Cougars On Hoops ‘Senior Day’; Pioneer Boys Survive Cougar Attack in OT B-ball Win; Raider Girls Celebrate Sr. Day With Win Over Farmers; Blue Devils Pass Raiders In UCT 2nd Round Boys B-Ball; Blue Devils Top Raiders In Boys Regular-Season Hoops; Barandica’s Website Puts WAHOF into 21st Century (Devil's Den); Blue Devil Boys, Girls Swamp Ridge in Swim Section Semis

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Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2019-02-18 Westfield - Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick wants the Port Authority of NY and NJ to investigate prices that vendors charge at Newark airport for basic items, including four dollars for bottled water. Vendors have self-service and
See all 2019-02-18 The Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School wrestling team claimed two individual champions at the District 16 Tournament held in Scotch Plains on February 16 and qualified four wrestlers for the Region 4 Tournament in Union. The Raider champion
See all 2019-02-18 The Westfield High School wrestling team claimed five individual champions, five second places and a third place to win the District 14 Tournament with a total of 231.5 in Millburn on February 16. The Cranford Cougars placed second with a
See all 2019-02-17 Scotch Plains - Audiences favorite practically perfect nanny will take center stage in the Terrill Middle School Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious Spring Musical, Mary Poppins Jr.Terrill Middle Schools production will feature a cast, crew
See all 2019-02-15 Westfield - The Sunday Morning Singles Discussion Group meets for lively discussion every SundayMarch 3rd , March 10thth, March 17th, March 24th, and March 31st from 9 am to 10 am at The First Baptist Church of Westfield (lower level), 170
See all 2019-02-14 The Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School girls and boys swim teams advanced to the North 2, Public B finals with respective wins over North Hunterdon and Chatham at the Fanwood-Scotch Plains "Y" on February 11. The Raider girls actually tied
See all 2019-02-14 The sixth-seeded Cranford High School girls basketball team reached down deeply to overcome a 38-31 third-quarter deficit to knot the score at the end of regulation and to eventually defeat the Brearley Bears, 64-58, in overtime in the sec
See all 2019-02-14 Trenton - Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick will speak with reporters about how one-party rule and the Trenton Democrat policies are taking New Jersey in the wrong direction. He will be joined by Republican Conference Leader Anthony
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