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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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Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2019-06-25 Scotch Plains - Mayor strongly agrees with Assembly Minority Leader Jon Bramnicks statement this morning that the State Legislature should stay in session throughout the summer to address court imposed high-density housing and caps on stat
See all 2019-06-25 Westfield - Police Chief Christopher Battiloro is warning local businesses to be aware of an individual who impersonates a fire protection inspector from a fictitious fire protection company called Metro Fire Prevention and offers to inspe
See all 2019-06-25 Westfield - At its public meeting on June 25, the Westfield Board of Education unanimously approved the appointment of Mary Asfendis as principal of Westfield High School effective August 1, 2019 1561472277
See all 2019-06-25 TRENTON, N.J. Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick says the legislature must stay in session this summer to take care of the states unaddressed issues. There are many issues but lets pass a cap on state spending and end court imposed hi
See all 2019-06-21 WESTFIELD -- Due to wet field conditions, the Westfield High School graduation ceremonies will be held in the National Guard Armory, 500 Rahway Avenue (across from the high school), beginning at 3 p.m. 1561130765
See all 2019-06-21 TRENTON, N.J. Today the Assembly and Senate voted to create a bi-state commission to secure funding to complete the Gateway Program, a series of passenger rail transportation projects between Newark Penn Station and New York Penn Station.
See all 2019-06-20 SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The free New Jersey Symphony Orchestra concert scheduled for tomorrow, June 21, at 7:30 p.m. will be held in the auditorium of Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School in Scotch Plains. The concert was originally scheduled to
See all 2019-06-19 TRENTON, N.J. The state Legislature has two scheduled voting sessions before the end of this fiscal year on June 30. Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick is urging Democrats to prioritize the needs of taxpayers and make New Jersey more
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