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WHS Graduates 453; Ceremony Salutes Legacy of Dr. Nelson
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Murphy Pushes Bills to Combat Gun Violence
WPD Thanked for Efforts In Tamaques School Incident

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Hearings Set for Ordinances Rezoning Props. For Housing
SPFHS Graduates 389 During Commencement Exercises
Better Enforcement Vowed On Property Maintenance
Planning Board Backs Rezoning Ordinances

Mountainside BOE Thanks Retiring CSA Lubarsky

Next Steps Planned for the Reimagining of Cranford Schools
Cranford High School Graduates 322 Students
Cranford Gets Extension To Submit Housing Plan

Wilkie Formerly Charged At Detention Hearing
Bramnick Unveils Bill to Keep Kids in Local Schools

You, We the Citizens
Gov. Murphy Westfield Visit Was Pure Political In Nature
As Campaigns Roll, We Hope For Effective Dialogue, Focus on Issues

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Sports Photo of the Week

SECOND STRAIGHT SECTION TITLE...The Blue Devils celebrate after defeating the Ridge Red Devils, 4-2, at Ridge High School for their second straight North Jersey, Section 2, Group 4 title. The Blue Devils defeated Millburn last year.

Education Matters
Announced - Lori Lubieski-Hutmaker Named OAS Principal

Helping the Community  - SPFHS Seniors Present Senior Projects

Thank You  - Volunteer Tutors Recognized at Tutor Appreciation Event

Aiding Students  - SP-F Scholarship Foundation Gives Scholarship Awards

Great Job  - SP-F Scholarship Foundation Gives Scholarship Awards
Arts & Entertainment
Wayback Machine - The Westfield Community Band To Hold Independence Day Concert

Making It - Bobby Slaski of Westfield to Screen Meeting Across the Hills in NY Fest.

Popcorn - Late Night - Funny Business

Space-Related - Blast Off to Summer at Fanwood Library
On Display - Sara Parmigiani of Cranford Exhibits at Pearl St. Gallery
Community Photo of the Week

SPFHS GRADUATE...A graduate is all smiles after receiving her diploma during last Thursday’s 2019 Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School commencement exercises at Perry Tyson Field.

The Week in Sports: Raiders Seized UCT Crown, Finish Baseball Season 18-9; Baseball Blue Devils Revved Up at Right Time, Won Section; Cranford Bumps Summit For Ripken 10U District Title; Cougar 13Us Whip Westfield In Babe Ruth District Pool Play; Millburn Tops Mountainside For Ripken 12U District Title; Mountainside 12Us Power Past New Prov. in Ripken Quarters; Summit Topples SPF Raiders In Ripken 10U Quarters; Kaplow Named County Baseball Coach of Year (Devil's Den); Blue Devil Laxers Finish 11-9, Vied for N.J. Group 4 Crown; Raider Lax Girls Improved, Were Competitive in Division

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See all 2019-07-03 REGION -- Power is out for more than 500 customers in Garwood and Westfield as a result of the partial collapse of the vacant former Paperboard Factory building on North Avenue, and the road remains partially closed and detoured indefinite
See all 2019-07-03 Garwood -- Mayor Sara Todisco said PSE&G is replacing the three poles that came down as a result of this morning's partial collapse of the vacant Paperboard building. She said estimates are that it will take 12 to 18 hours to fully restore
See all 2019-07-03 Garwood - Construction collapse at Old Paper mill site happening now. Police closed North Ave. 10 am between Lincoln and Oak, power out in the area lines down. Traffic diverted to South Avenue. Public is warned to stay away to avoid possib
See all 2019-07-02 Union County The County announces a new program to help combat substance use, reduce overdose deaths and reduce relapses in Union County. Called Union County Helping Hands 365 (UCHH365), the program is designed to improve access to treatme
See all 2019-07-02 Westfield, NJ (July 2019) The August Symphony Orchestra (TASO) will perform its annual concert on Sunday, July 28 at 3:00 pm at the Presbyterian Church in Westfield, presenting engaging music with a summer theme. The Overture to The Magic
See all 2019-07-01 WESTFIELD Assembly Republican Leader John Bramnick questioned the more than $80 million of last-minute spending items kept in the $38.7 billion budget bill Gov. Phil Murphy signed yesterday. What the state needs to do is cut spending, cut
See all 2019-07-01 TRENTON, N.J. Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick criticized the spending increase in the budget Gov. Phil Murphy signed Sunday, which was sent to him by the Democratic-controlled Legislature. This budget still increases state spending
See all 2019-07-01 Trenton - Re: NJ State budget - NJBIA was pleased the budget had no broad-based tax increases, but President and CEO Michele Siekerka noted that spending increased 11% since FY2018. 1561982150
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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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