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Ostroff, Benner Resign; Applicants Sought for BOE
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Breaking News

Revaluation Process of Property Is Underway In Westfield

Scotch Plains/Fanwood

Pace of Downtown Redevelop. Plans to Quicken for ’20 Deadline
Police Chief Promotes Two; State Leaders Laud Twp.
New Housing Committee Seeks Legislative Assistance
Walsh Selected Again to Chair Rec. Commission

Mountainside Conducts 2019 Reorganization Meeting

Cranford Votes to Allow Mayor’s Designee on Planning Board

Garwood Planning Board Welcomes New Members
Garwood Discusses New Street Sweeper, RVSA Rep.
No Decision Yet on Garwood BOE President

Towns Must Work Together for Workable Solution on Housing
MLK Day Can Inspire Us Toward Community Service Year Round

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Sports Photo of the Week

BATTLE OF THE BEST...Blue Devil CJ Composto, facing, tries to work a backdoor takedown on Panther Eddie Hummel in the 126-lb title bout. Trailing 4-1, Hummel caught Composto in a head throw to claim the crown

Education Matters
Financial Aid - Students May Be Eligible for Tuition-Free College at UCC

Congratulations - SP-F Students Awarded in DECA District Competition

Personal Finance - W!SE Awards Financial Literacy Cert. to Academy

Students & Parents - St. Michael’s School Open House Set for Jan. 24

Apply Now - WAYVE Seeks Applicants for Teen Philanthropy Board
Arts & Entertainment
Comic Hit - Westfield Community Players Offers a Side-Splitting Comedy

Exciting Program - Fanwood Memorial Library To Honor Teddy Roosevelt

Looking for Help - Volunteers Needed for Union County Teen Arts Festival

Acclaimed - China National Traditional Orchestra to Perform
Culinary Scene - Prix Frixe Offers at Rahway Restaurant Week, Jan. 21-25
Community Photo of the Week

BOWCRAFT SALE...With the Bowcraft Amusement Park set to be developed into an apartment complex, the owners of the landmark Route 22 property are putting items up for sale, including the rides

The Week in Sports: Cranford Tops Blue Devils for Fourth Straight UCT Mat Crown; Blue Devils’ Defense Topples Summit Lady B-Ballers; Hornets Sting Cougars In Boys Basketball Showdown; Basketball Blue Devils ‘Trap’ Visiting Roselle Rams; Summit Stops Raiders In Boys Basketball Struggle; WHS Record Book: Boys Wrestling (Devil's Den)

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Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2019-01-23 Scotch Plains - NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Township of Scotch Plains has scheduled a Special Meeting for Monday, February 4, 2018 at 4 PM. The purpose of the meeting is: 2019 BUDGET WORKSESSION Formal action may be taken at this meeti
See all 2019-01-22 Roselle Park - Mayor Sig and the Borough Council invites everyone to attend Borough of Roselle Parks 4th Annual Valentines Day Party on Saturday, February 9, 2019 from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Casano Community Center (314 Chestnut St
See all 2019-01-22 Trenton - Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick (R-Union) released the following statement commemorating Martin Luther King Jr. Day: We take this day to honor the memory of an outstanding man and recognize the amazing feats he accomplish
See all 2019-01-22 Springfield - Saint James the Apostle School, 45 South Springfield Avenue, will hold an open house on Sunday, January 27, 2019 from 1:00 3:00 PM. Call 973-376-5194 or Email for more information. 1548159621
See all 2019-01-19 Trenton - As the shutdown of the federal government will soon reach into its second month, local federal employees and furloughed workers and their families are seeking food and additional resources at food pantries, food banks and meal si
See all 2019-01-19 Scotch Plains - PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a quorum of the members of the Scotch Plains Township Council may be in attendance at the 2019 Meeting Dates of the Affordable Housing Advisory Committee that meet at 6pm; and the Downtown
See all 2019-01-19 Trenton - Due to Governor Murphy's declared state of emergency for tomorrow, organizers of the 2019 Women's March on New Jersey have cancelled the event. The march was originally scheduled for 11 a.m., Saturday, at the War Memorial in Tren
See all 2019-01-18 Westfield - Please take notice that at a public meeting to be held by the Westfield Town Council beginning at 8:00 PM on February 26, 2019, or at any time and place to which such meeting may be adjourned, in Council Chambers of the Westfie
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