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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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Residents Ask for Information on Future of Westfield Hockey Rink
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Planning Board Signs Off On Hike In Land-Use Fines

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Twp. Council Approves Jerusalem Road Redevelopment
Fanwood Council Discusses Recycling Contract Renewal
SP-F BOE Budget to Rise By 1.73 Percent to $96.8 Mil.
Frazee House Exterior To Be Finished In June

Mountainside Council Reviews Preliminary Budget

Cranford Committee Votes To Sell Myrtle St. Property
Town-Hall Mtg. Held to End Court-Mandated Housing
Cranford Committee Hears Capital Budget Requests

Garwood’s New Joint Committee to Meet Mar. 19

Asm. Bramnick Warns Of County-Run Schools
Murphy Proposes Budget Expands Millionaires Tax

Partnerships Like C.L.E.A.R. Provide Armor to Fight Addiction
A Full Investigation Is Needed Into Hiring Practices at NJSDA

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Sports Photo of the Week

TAKING DOWN WITH A CRADLE...Blue Devil CJ Composto, top, works to clamp DePaul’s Nicky Cabanillas in a cradle during the 126-lb quarterfinal round. Composto defeated Cabanillas, 10-6, and went on to place third at the NJSIAA Wrestling Championships at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City on March 2.

Education Matters
Documentary  - Most Likely to Succeed Says Students Ill Prepared

Mock Trial - Zoe Rodriguez of Fanwood Advances in Ntl. Competition

Top Prize - Cara Argila Wins VFW Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest

Announcement - Saint Peter’s Prep Second MP Honor Roll

Academic Achievement - Seton Hall Univ. Fall 2018 Dean’s List Announced
Arts & Entertainment
It Takes a Village - Behind the Scenes at the SPFHS Production of Mamma Mia!

Ready for the Big Show - ‘Put on Your Sunday Clothes’ for Cranford High’s Hello, Dolly!

Spring Musical - W+H School Presents The Wizard of Oz March 8-10

Romantic Comedy - RIS To Perform Musical Bye Bye Birdie March 21-23
Proud to Present - WHS Presents Sweet Charity On March 14, 15 and 16
Community Photo of the Week

RENOVATIONS CONTINUE...Members of the Fanwood-Scotch Plains Rotary Club's Frazee House committee examine information about the ongoing renovations to the Revolutionary War-era house at the corner of Terrill and Raritan Road during an update held for the community last week.

The Week in Sports: Composto Grabs Third at NJSIAA Wrestling Championship; Lady Cougars Silence Snyder In Sectional Basketball; Blue Devils Fall to Warriors In Boys Basketball Semi; Colonia Stops Cougars In North 2, Group 3 Basketball; Lady Blue Devils Dim Edison’s Lights in Section Hoops; The 1960s,the Decade When WHS Really Took (Devil's Den)

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Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2019-03-13 Scotch Plains - The Fanwood-Scotch Plains Service League Thrift Shop, 1741 East 2nd St. welcomes spring with clothing, housewares and accessories for milder sunnier days. Inside the shop, look through the collection of new items with origi
See all 2019-03-11 Garwood - St. Patricks Day Dinner by Garwood Knights of Columbus When: St. Patricks Day March 17th 1:30pm-5pm Where: 37 South Ave Garwood NJ Donation: $25.00 adults $10 children Cash Bar available Menu includes: Corned Beef and Cabbage, Ir
See all 2019-03-06 Mountainside - The Friends of the Mountainside Library Annual Spring Book Sale will take place on Friday and Saturday, March 29-30 from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM at the library. Donations of gently used hardcover and paperback books, music CDs a
See all 2019-03-06 Trenton - Assemblyman Anthony Bucco rejected Gov. Phil Murphys second budget for contributing to the states unaffordability problem. The governor continues to peddle expensive programs that sound nice but carry massive price tags that the
See all 2019-03-05 ELIZABETH The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders Fiscal Committee will hold public hearings on the 2019 Union County executive budget on Monday, March 11 in Kenilworth and Tuesday, March 12 in Elizabeth, both at 5 p.m., and Monday, M
See all 2019-03-05 Trenton - Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick blasted Gov. Phil Murphy, before his address to the Legislature, for seeking to balance his budget with tax hikes a second consecutive year. Despite Murphys extraordinary-high tax hikes las
See all 2019-03-05 Scotch Plains - The Friends of the Scotch Plains Public Library will hold in March their annual Giant Book Sale to benefit the library. The sale will begin with a childrens sale on Sat., March 9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and continue on Sun.,
See all 2019-03-05 Cranford - Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick continues his fight against court-mandated high-density housing projects and invites residents to a town hall meeting in Cranford with Assemblywoman Holly Schepisi to discuss how to stop p
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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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