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Board of Adjustment Denies Apartments on Grove Street
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Breaking News

DWC OKs $416,347 Budget; Discusses Master Plan

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Council Okays East Second Street Redevelopment Investigation
Fanwood Council Honors Judge, Swears In Three Firefighters
Downtown Music Store Marks 50 Years In Business
Next Redevelopment Phase To Focus on E. 2nd St.
Affordable-Housing Group Wants to Lobby Legislators

Candlelight Vigil to Be Held for Ms. Crilly on Sat.

Parents Weigh in on Changes In Cranford School District
Twp. Committee Not to Act Until March on Sale of Lot

Council Exploring Shared-Service Agreements

Towns at Different Stages Of Revaluation Process
Freeholders Honor Retiring Employees Yuska, Avery

A Year After Parkland Tragedy, ‘Alyssa’s Law’ Will Increase Safety
Scutari Bill On Retroactive Raises Should Also Limit Percentages

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Sports Photo of the Week

GREAT EVENING ON THE COURT...Blue Devil freshman Chloe Kreusser, No. 21, scored 18 points, grabbed nine rebounds and added three steals and an assist in the UCT victory over the Governor Livingston Highlanders.

Education Matters
Emotional - Children of Holocaust Survivors Visit EIS Students

Kind Kids - Spreading Kindness in Westfield Public Schools

A-Plus Educator -Mrs. Francis Is Named BPS Teacher of the Year

Honor Roll - Park Middle School (2nd Marking Period)

Well Done - Christiano of CF Earns Dean’s List at Lehigh
Arts & Entertainment
Powerful Score - New Jersey Festival Orchestra Presents Famous Puccini Opera

High Energy - CDC’s Musical Mamma Mia! Brings ABBA Songs to Life

Next Chapter - Transcendence Marks A New Era for St. Paul’s

New Production - CHS to Present Broadway’s Hello, Dolly! March 8-10
Announcement - SPFHS Repertory Theatre Presents Mamma Mia!
Community Photo of the Week

MORE HOUSING...At 115 Walnut Avenue in Cranford, a three-story, mixed-use development consisting of 24 residential apartments on the second and third floors, and zoned for a restaurant on the ground level, is in the midst of being built. It is being erected a block away from the train station and the mixed-use development Riverfront at Cranford Station.

The Week in Sports: Blue Devils 1st, Cougars 2nd at Dist. 14 Mat Championship; Basketball Blue Devils Down GL Highlanders in UCT; Blue Devils Go Down Fighting Against Top-Ranked Panthers; Raiders Claim 2 Champions At District 16 Mat Tournament; When Did the‘Goat’ Become the G.O.A.T.? (Devil's Den); Panther Swim Boys Too Much For Devils in Sectional Final; Lady Cougar Cagers Awaken, Bite Bears in UCT OT

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Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2019-02-27 Cranford - Assemblyman Bramnick to Host Town Hall to discuss court mandated high-density housing You are invited to attend a town hall on court mandated high-density housing and discuss legislative solutions being considered to address: pr
See all 2019-02-27 Westfield - FUMC Westfield seeks to affirm that our church is open and welcome to all LGBTQIA people following the decision of the 2019 Special Session of the General Conference of the United Methodist Church. We believe that all of us are
See all 2019-02-27 Cranford - The Raritan Valley Rail Coalition (RVRC), a rail-advocacy group representing 1.7 million residents in four counties along NJ Transits Raritan Valley Rail line, will sponsor a free presentation on the Gateway Project, beginning a
See all 2019-02-26 Westfield - Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick released the following statement after reports of the Schools Development Authority firing 26 veteran employees to hire 38 new people, many of whom have personal relationships with Gov. P
See all 2019-02-26 Trenton - Legislature passes tax on people who park in states largest cities New Jerseys six largest cities may be allowed to charge people a 3.5 percent tax for parking within their borders. The state Assembly took the first step today, b
See all 2019-02-25 Trenton - Prior to todays voting session, Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick released the following statement on the Trenton Democrats plan to tax parking (A5070). Another voting session in Trenton, another new tax on hard-working New
See all 2019-02-25 Westfield Blue Devils CJ Composto (126-lbs) and Luke Hoerle (120-lbs) won individual titles at the Region 4 Wrestling Tournament in Union on February 23. It was Composto's third region title and Hoerle's second region title. Additionally,
See all 2019-02-25 Springfield - The Music Ministry of Saint James the Apostle Church in Springfield is holding a Fundraiser on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at the Stage House Tavern, 1099 US-22, Mountainside, NJ. Celebrate Mardi Gras with a buffet dinner and a li
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