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Serving the community since 1890
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This Is Westfield


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2020 President?

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Congress Pay Raise?


Advertiser of the Week

Anthony Tiller Sworn In Publicly As Westfield Fire Department Chief
Board of Adjustment OKs Seven Applications

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Mayor Urges Residents to Lean On Lawmakers for Reforms
Scotch Plains Planning Board Approves Townhomes on Front Street

New Walnut Avenue Building Plans for Tea, Wine Tasting and Ramen Restaurant
Change In Downtown Logo Proposed By Cranford DMC
Ordinance Restricts Use Of Plastic Straws, Bans Lids
Amended Plan Presented For Mixed-Use Building

Why Was Paperboard Building Not Razed A Long Time Ago?
Support for Historic Preservation Will Keep Alive Westfield’s Past


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Sports Photo of the Week

MAKING IT TO SECOND...Roxbury’s Vince Dolise steals second base in the second inning as Millburn shortstop Greg Rosenthal tries to get the throw during the Cal Ripken 12U State Tournament at Gumbert Field 2 in Westfield on July 5.

Education Matters
Honor Roll - Park Middle School (4th Marking Period)

Honor Roll  - St. Peter's Prep (3rd Marking Period)

Student Aid  - Spencer Savings Bank Awards Scholarships

Gold Keys  - Morgan Eng Receives Gold Medal Award

Arts & Entertainment
Music & Community - Local Spots for Family Outdoor Entertainment This Summer

Very Special - Hairspray, Jr. Thrills at Rahway High

Chills & Thrills - Little Shop of Horrors Comes To Summer Theater Fest

Dance Installation - Dancers to Perform in Reeves-Reed Arboretum
Community Photo of the Week

NEW FUNDRAISING RECORD...The Chelsea at Fanwood set a new record for fundraising on June 29, raising $2,700 at its annual tricky tray auction benefitting Alzheimer's New Jersey. The Chelsea team, from left to right, are: Jane Pitzker, lifestyle director; Karen Simpson, food service director; Kim Wolf, country cottage coordinator; Laura Parizeau, concierge; Pam Gabel, director of community relations; Karen DiFabio, lifestyle assistant, and Annette Watson, executive director.

The Week in Sports: Millburn Edges Roxbury For Ripken 12U State Crown; Clark Rattles Westfield In N. Providence Gold League; Sofa Kings Trample Darby Rd. In Sc. Pl. Men’s Softball; St. Francis Jolts St. Joe, Runs Win Streak to 4 Games; Darby Rd. Brainard Bombards Gas House in Double Header; Clark Jostles Westfield White In 8U Youth Baseball


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Summary Of Community Posts
See all 2019-07-17 Union County - July 17 Concert in Echo Lake Park Cancelled Due to Inclement Weather Union County, NJ Union County residents and visitors are advised that the free Summer Arts concert at Echo Lake Park in Mountainside featuring the group Ve
See all 2019-07-17 Scotch Plains - The Scotch Plains Library will he closed for the remainder of the day due to a malfunction of the air conditioning system. We will notify the public when it re-opens. 1563384177
See all 2019-07-17 County - The National Weather Service has called a heat advisory for the Union County area for the late afternoon of today, July 17, as well as the entire weekend of July 20 and July 21. The heat wave is expected to last through Sunday. Un
See all 2019-07-17 Scotch Plains - On Tuesday, July 16, 2019, the Township Council endorsed an application by Chillin' Out located at 2006 Route 22 East, Scotch Plains to the State to become a medical marijuana dispensary. I voted in favor of that applicatio
See all 2019-07-16 Fanwood - Accessible Units Open Opportunity for Individuals with Disabilities at Station Square Thanks to Partnership with Borough, Developer and The Arc Union County The newest developments opening up in Fanwood, NJ in 2019, special thank
See all 2019-07-16 Springfield - Unverified, FD and mutual aid units from Summit, Westfield, Hillside and Roselle are on the scene of a fire at the club house of Baltusrol Golf Course. Initial reports indicate the fire is contained to the 3rd floor. No injur
See all 2019-07-16 Cranford Looking for some good reading at bargain prices? The Friends of the Cranford Public Library invite you to visit their one-day used book sale on Wednesday, August 7, 10:00 am to 8:30 pm. Items for sale include more than 10,000 adul
See all 2019-07-15 Piscataway - Team up with friends, family and colleagues at Johnson Park in Piscataway, NJ on Sunday, September 15, 2019, for the 13th Annual Walk n Roll - an easy and fun way to raise significant funds and support for the over 37,000 pati
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The Westfield Leader and The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Times
PO Box 250, 251 North Ave. West, Westfield, NJ 07091
Tel 908 232-4407; fax 908 232-0473