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Gechtman Named New Principal At Roosevelt Intermediate School
Dr. Derrick Nelson’s Fiancée Files Lawsuit Against Hospital

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Scotch Plains Planning Board Backs Rezoning of Gas Station on Route 22
Fanwood Recreation Commission Receives Grant For Playground 

Mountainside School Board Welcomes New Superintendent
Mountainside Planning Board OKs Three Applications

Cranford Planning, Zoning Boards Hold Information Session
New Principal Named at Hillside Avenue School

New Program Offers Addicts Help From Peers Who Have ‘Been There’
Union County Needs a Fully Termed Prosecutor at UCPO

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Sports Photo of the Week

LOCAL UNION COUNTY ALL-STARS... Westfield’s Emmett Smith, No. 80, and Cranford’s Zach Blevins, No. 51, Matt Doran, No. 4, and Jamelle Harper, No. 12, pose before the start of the Snapple Bowl at Kean University in Union.

Education Matters
Honor Roll - Edison Intermediate School (4th Marking Period)

Honor Roll  - Roosevelt Intermediate School (4th Marking Period)

Future Plans  - Mia Sutton Signs National Letter Of Intent at Monmouth University

Good Cause  - McKinley Elementary School PTO Holding Fundraiser for Programs

Arts & Entertainment
Summer Travel Series - Must-Sees In 20 Places Around the U.S.

Artsy Addams - Hail the Creative Mind Which Often Comes From Bizarre, Unexplainable

Popcorn - Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love A Fine Sadness

Tryouts - WCP Holding Auditions for The Late Christopher Bean
Community Photo of the Week

THE SHOW MUST GO ON...Even with temperatures in the upper 90s, some young actors from the Scotch Plains S.T.A.R.S. program braved the weekend heat to put on multiple performances of Disney's Frozen for friends and family.

The Week in Sports: Middlesex Intercepts Union in 26th Annual Snapple Bowl; Westfield Blue Jolts Clark Bombers In New Providence 11U Playoff; Cranford Topples Westfield White In New Providence 8U Gold Playoff; Rao’s Rallys Past Crossroads In South Plainfield Softball Finale; St. Michael’s Rally Falls Short, St. Anthony Holds for Win


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Summary Of Community Posts
See all 2019-07-31 County - Due to the severe weather forecasted for this afternoon and evening a decision has been made to cancel the County of Union's Summer Arts Festival concert tonight. This concert will not be rescheduled. 1564597900
See all 2019-07-30 WESTFIELD -- The following students were inadvertently omitted from the 4th marking period Distinguished Honor Roll at Roosevelt Intermediate School. Grade 8 Alexander Ainge, Maria Costa, William Holland, Sarah Kim, Justin Lipschutz, Ava P
See all 2019-07-30 Springfield - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites residents to celebrate National Night Out with Family Fun & Flix, the free outdoor film series, and an interactive display of police and emergency vehicles with free activi
See all 2019-07-29 Westfield - Police Department, together with the Westfield Fire Department, Westfield Rescue Squad, and Westfield Department of Public Works, invites the public to attend to its annual National Night Out on Tuesday, August 6, 2019, from 6
See all 2019-07-29 Union County American Rapture, a Rock and Soul revue band and, will be once again returning to perform in Union County at the August 7th, Summer Arts Concert Series at Oak Ridge Park. This concert is great for all ages, said Freeholder Cha
See all 2019-07-29 TRENTON, N.J. Assemblywoman Nancy Munoz said more should have been done to change how NJ Transit operates before doling out big raises to officials appointed by Gov. Phil Murphy. Its not just the trains that run late, said Munoz (R-Union).
See all 2019-07-24 SPRINGFIELD - Saint James the Apostle School located at 41 S. Springfield Avenue in Springfield, celebrating over 65 years of advancing academic excellence, fostering faith and instilling integrity, is accepting applications for admission
See all 2019-07-24 TRENTON, N.J. Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick is calling for a special session of the Legislature this summer. Court-ordered, high-density housing is a crisis that costs taxpayers millions and must stop now, said Bramnick (R-Union)
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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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