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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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Garrison, Morrissey Named to Fill Vacancies on Westfield BOE
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Westfield Fire Dept. Contract Settled Through 2021

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
BOE Talks About Varsity Letters For Interscholastic Activities
Planning Board OKs New Parking on Westfield Ave.
Music and Food Fest to Be Held at LaGrande Park
Afford.-Housing Issue Topic For Young Republicans

Mountainside Board of Ed. Discusses Budget Shortfall

BOE Discusses Student Wellness, HIB Prevention

Garwood Residents Learn Of Revaluation Process

RVSA Assessments In Region to Rise on Average 5 Percent
Freeholders OK $325K Study for Det. Ctr. Property

Cranford Residents Should Feel Free to Comment on ‘Reimagining’
State Legislators Need to Address Affordable-Housing Issues

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Sports Photo of the Week

SECOND REGION TITLE AND 100TH WIN..Blue Devil junior Luke Hoerle, top, defeated Patrick Adams (St. Peter’s Prep), 9-4, in the 120-lb final to claim his second Region 4 title. Hoerle also reaped his 100th career win in the process.

Education Matters
Prospective Students - CWC Presents College Admissions Panel, March 7

Going Green - Recycling Forum Led by Rutgers at WHS Mar. 7

Grim Reaper -Faces of Reality Presentation On Drunk Driving at SPFHS

Awarded - SP-F Schools Receive 2018 UC STEM Scholars Grants

Finalists - Wardlaw+Hartridge Model UN Team Earns Recognition
Arts & Entertainment
New Play - World Premiere of Psychodrama Probes with Laughter

Evil Personified - New Jersey Festival Orchestra’s Tosca Thrills Audiences

No Easy Task - Organist Trent Johnson to Accompany Silent Film

Celebration - NJIO 25th Anniversary Concert and Gala, March 3
Timeless Fantasy - Ghost the Musical Opens March 1 at Hamilton Stage
Community Photo of the Week

FOCUSING ON FANWOOD...Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr, joined by Police Chief Richard Trigo, pictured right, and Chief Financial Officer Fred Tompkins, pictured left, speak with residents last Saturday about local issues. The Coffee With Mayor Mahr event was held at the Fanwood Grille.

The Week in Sports: Composto, Hoerle Win Crowns, at Region 4 Mat Tournament; Blue Devils Outflank Cougars In Boys Hoops Sr. Night; Blue Devils Oust Roselle Cath. From UCT Hoops Semi; Raiders’ Buzzer Beater Silences Tigers in Hoops Finale; Raiders Halt Crusaders In Boys Hoops Season Finale; Newspapers Were Once A Must-Read for Sports (Devil's Den)

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Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2019-03-06 Mountainside - The Friends of the Mountainside Library Annual Spring Book Sale will take place on Friday and Saturday, March 29-30 from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM at the library. Donations of gently used hardcover and paperback books, music CDs a
See all 2019-03-06 Trenton - Assemblyman Anthony Bucco rejected Gov. Phil Murphys second budget for contributing to the states unaffordability problem. The governor continues to peddle expensive programs that sound nice but carry massive price tags that the
See all 2019-03-05 ELIZABETH The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders Fiscal Committee will hold public hearings on the 2019 Union County executive budget on Monday, March 11 in Kenilworth and Tuesday, March 12 in Elizabeth, both at 5 p.m., and Monday, M
See all 2019-03-05 Trenton - Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick blasted Gov. Phil Murphy, before his address to the Legislature, for seeking to balance his budget with tax hikes a second consecutive year. Despite Murphys extraordinary-high tax hikes las
See all 2019-03-05 Scotch Plains - The Friends of the Scotch Plains Public Library will hold in March their annual Giant Book Sale to benefit the library. The sale will begin with a childrens sale on Sat., March 9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and continue on Sun.,
See all 2019-03-05 Cranford - Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick continues his fight against court-mandated high-density housing projects and invites residents to a town hall meeting in Cranford with Assemblywoman Holly Schepisi to discuss how to stop p
See all 2019-03-05 Westfield - Dear Raritan Valley Rail Line commuters: The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Raritan Valley Rail Coalition would like you to know about the upcoming NJ Department of Transportation (DOT) listening tour stop at
See all 2019-03-04 Westfield - Please join me (Fanwood Mayor Mahr) and other area Mayors in calling for better service on the Raritan Valley Line at the NJ Transit Listening Tour with Dept. of Transportation Commissioner Diana Guiterrez-Scaccetti and NJ Tran
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PO Box 250, 251 North Ave. West, Westfield, NJ 07091
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