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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 2019-01-18 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
See all 2019-01-18 The Chatham High School girls basketball team took advantage of second and third chances, created steals and sank six 3-pointers to outlast the Westfield Blue Devils, 47-32, in Westfield on January 17. Senior Sam Stravach had nine rebounds
See all 2019-01-18 Scotch Plains - On Monday, February 11 at 6:30pm, join the Career Networking Group at the Scotch Plains Public Library to find out how to use library resources and mine industry and business databases to maximize your job search research r
See all 2019-01-18 The Westfield High School boys basketball team pulled out a thrilling 60-59 victory over the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Raiders witnessed by a capacity, and very enthusiastic, crowd at Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School on January 17. Read the e
See all 2019-01-17 There is a correction needed with reference to the Union County Tournament wrestling championships held in Union on January 12. The headline indicated that the Cranford High School wrestling team won its fourth straight UCT title. In fact,
See all 2019-01-17 The Cranford High School wrestling team defeated the Roselle Park Panthers, 50-17, in Cranford on January 16. AJ Bencivenga continued to rack up another impressive victory, this time against Elvin Guerrero at 152-lbs. Bencivenga pulled off
See all 2019-01-17 Chatham - The NJ Sierra Club Loantaka Group presents Wendy Mulvi, the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum (CHA) Environmental Educator. She will talk about CHA a historic woodlands garden and educational institution located in Short Hills. Shell disc
See all 2019-01-16 Westfield - Panel to discuss Bramnick bill ending insurance company pre-approvals for cancer treatment A bill sponsored by Assembly Minority Leader Jon Bramnick prohibiting insurance companies from requiring pre-approvals for medical tests
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