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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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Breaking News

Boyes Named Chair Of HPC; Kessler, Vice-Chair

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
BOE Honors Teachers, Staff Recognized With State Awards
Fanwood Planning Board OKs Fencing for Goddard

Residents Seek Answers On Traffic From ‘Reimagining’
Neighbors Ask For Help To Stop UCC Cell Tower
BOE Addresses Therapy Animals, Transgender Pupils

RVSA Suit Progresses, Budget is Finalized
Freeholders to Vote on Summer Concerts Contract

GWACC Hears ‘Harsh Reality’ On Pension Costs
Graham Named to Council; Greet to Continue on RVSA

Police-Community Partnerships Likely a Factor In Murder Decline
Regionalization Shouldn’t Be Forced Due to N.J.’s Past Failures

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Sports Photo of the Week

ENDURING THE 500-FREESTYLE...Blue Devil Julia McGann competed in the 500-freestyle in the meet against No. 2 Immaculate Heart Academy at the Westfield “Y” on January 22. McGann finished third with a time of 5:17.28.

Education Matters
Elected - UCC’s Zimmermann Named Vice Chair of NJCCC

History Lesson - Brownies Learn About Ancestors of Local DAR

Slimy Science - Successful STEM Night at McKinley Elementary School

Excelling - WHS Model UN Club Earns Outstanding Delegation

Now Enrolling - SP-F School District Preschool Reg. To Begin
Arts & Entertainment
One Step Back - Local Band Returns to Stage at Crossroads, Is Chronicled in Biopic

Fairytale Ending - Storybook Characters Live Happily Ever After in Washington Show

Tale of Love - NJ Festival Orchestra Offers Puccini Opera Tosca

Night of Recognition - Westfield Municipal Alliance Recognizes Palooza Finalists
Warm Welcome - Eva Noblezada of Miss Saigon to Perform at Kean
Community Photo of the Week

RISING UP...Scotch Plains Mayor Al Smith, left, and Councilman Ted Spera helped out with Rise Against Hunger food packages during the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service activities at the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA on January 21.

The Week in Sports: Blue Devils Surprise Cougars In Wrestling Showdown; IHA Cruises Past Blue Devils In Girls Swimming; SPF Raider Boys Bombard Roselle Rams in B-ball; Johnson Crusaders Jar Raiders In Girls Basketball Clash; Cougar Basketball Boys Rap Somerville Pioneer Boys; Blue Devils Control the Boards, Top Lady Cougar Cagers; WHS Record Book: Girls Swimming (Devil's Den); Bergen Cath. Sinks Blue Devils In Seesaw Swim Meet

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Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2019-02-06 Westfield - Advisory: Telephone System Down - Town & Police Department Dear Nixle User, The telephone system at the Westfield Municipal Building, including the Police Department, is currently down. Verizon is aware of the problem and they
See all 2019-02-06 Westfield - Hadassah is holding a meeting on February 25 at 12:00 p.m. at the Westfield Temple Emanuel on Broad Street. The public is invited and there is no charge. Attendees are requested to bring Dog or Cat Food to donate to an animal s
See all 2019-02-04 Garwood - Community: SCHOOL CROSSING GUARDS WANTED The Garwood Police Department is accepting applications for part-time alternate crossing guards. Up to 12.5 hours a week during the school year at $17.00 per hour. Requirements include: 18
See all 2019-02-01 Trenton - Sen. Tom Kean announces Sen. Kristin Corrado will join the Senate Republican Caucus Leadership. Corrado is replacing Addiego as Deputy Whip. ( Senator Corrado Most recently, she has been a courageous and compassionat
See all 2019-02-01 Clark - Mother Seton Regional HS One Valley Rd., Clark, NJ 07066 732-382-1952 PARENTS GUILD ANNUAL GIFT AUCTION Friday, March 1, 2019 doors open 5:30 p.m. - Admission: $25 Reserve your table at 1549034964
See all 2019-02-01 Cranford - Presents Bagels & Bingo a new Senior gathering offered at the Cranford Community Center. Bagels & Bingo will be held at the Cranford Community Center every 4th Tuesday of every month from 9:30 am 11:30am beginning February 26, 2
See all 2019-02-01 Trenton - Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick fought against a plan in the Legislature Thursday to impose a new fee on homeowners, renters and businesses based on the amount of rain that runs off their properties. Why should a homeowne
See all 2019-01-31 Trenton - Legislation sponsored by Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick prohibiting employee contracts from legally binding workers into silence about harassment and assault is headed to the Governors desk after passing the Assembly tod
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The Westfield Leader and The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Times
PO Box 250, 251 North Ave. West, Westfield, NJ 07091
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