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Concerns Raised Over Proposed PSE&G Power Grid Upgrade
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Mayor, Council Vow to Back Residents In PSE&G Project
2019 Westfield Budget To Include No Tax Increase
Board of Adjust. Denies Solar Panels on Orenda
Theresa’s Restaurant Closes After 25 Years
NJ Transit Officials Hear From RVL Commuters

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Board OKs Redevelopment Studies of East Second Street
Twenty-four Hour Marathon Proposed by Soccer Assoc.
Zoning Board OKs Yoga Studio, New Parking Lot

Cranford Experts Express Opinions on 750 Walnut
Cranford BOE Proposes $68-Mil. School Budget

County Manager Releases $491.6-Mil. Exec. Budget

Will High Voltage Lines Impact Health, Safety of Residents?
Thanks to Emergency Units, DPWs, For Getting Us All Through Winter
Three or Four Hours After Midnight, With My Head Full of the Subject

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Sports Photo of the Week

TOUGH ACROSS THE BOARD...Senior Jeremy Ruka, No. 34 left, and junior Arjun Petgrave, No. 12, were vicious competitors this season for the Cougars whether it be on defense or offense.

Education Matters
Contribution  - Manya Trehan Receives Volunteer Service Award

Making Connections - Wardlaw+Hartridge Students Attend Immersion Trip

Service Abroad - Heard of Westfield Volunteers in Jamaica

Competition - Mount Saint Mary Students Named Oncology Olympiads

Meaningful Creation - Sarah Hoffman of Cranford Earns GS Gold Award
Arts & Entertainment
Trying to Break the Spell - On Borrowed Time Ticks at Westfield Community Players

Rock Show - Concertgoers of All Ages Turn Out For Muddfest at Union County PAC

Popcorn - Fighting with My Family - Truth in Wrestling

Carriage House - Fanwood Poetry Reading to Feature McBride, Saunier
Evening of Stories - Simon & Garfunkel Tribute By Aztec Two-Step at JCC
Community Photo of the Week

CONCERNED COMMUTERS...Commuters and public officials pack the Westfield Train Station last Wednesday night to express their opinions and complaints to NJ Transit officials. NJ Transit Executive Director Patrick Corbett and New Jersey Department of Transportation Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti were on hand to hear from riders as part of NJ Transit’s Listening Tour.

The Week in Sports: Cougars Were Competitive, Finish 11-12 in Boys Basketball; Raiders Won 5th UCT in Row, Finished Swim Season 10-2-1; Blue Devil Cagers Competed With Multi-Sport Athletes; Blue Devil Swim Boys Placed Second in UCT, Finished 9-4; Raider Basketball Boys Never Stopped Fighting, Finish 6-15; Lady Raiders Took Lumps, Finish Basketball Season 6-18; Raider Swim Boys Finish 11-4, Won Section Title, 3rd in UCT; The 1960s, the Decade WHS Really Took Off: 1961 (Devil's Den); Lady Swim Blue Devils Placed Second in UCT, 2nd in Section

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Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2019-03-20 Fanwood - Prosecutors Office will be holding a joint press conference with the Linden Police Department at 2 p.m. today, Wednesday, March 20 in the first-floor conference room of the Child Advocacy Center of Union County, 242 West Jersey S
See all 2019-03-19 Westfield - Let Doctors Decide Your Healthcare, Not Insurance Companies Support Bramnick Law A-4613; Paid for by Bramnick for Assembly, Dan Connolly, Treas. 1553018470
See all 2019-03-19 Westfield Leader - You are probably already aware of the opposition to PSE&Gs plan to erect an enormous high-voltage transmission line through 31 tree-lined residential streets on the south side of town. My name is Pam Kevelson, and I am c
See all 2019-03-18 The Dr. Martin Luther King Association of Westfield is hosting a vigil at MLK Monument on the South Avenue Circle on Tuesday, March 19, at 7 p.m. in support of our Muslim brothers and sisters in Westfield and elsewhere in the aftermath of
See all 2019-03-18 Fanwood - Mayor Colleen Mahr will host a Town Hall meeting on Tuesday, April 2 to discuss the upcoming Revaluation Program that will be underway in the Borough. Fanwood is one of 14 Union County towns, like Westfield and Garwood, and 32 to
See all 2019-03-18 Westfield - The Westfield Area AARP Chapter 4137 will meet on Monday, April 1 at 1:00 PM at the Scotch Hills Country Club on Jerusalem Rd. and Plainfield Ave. At this meeting we will be having wide open discussions on several topics includ
See all 2019-03-14 Roselle Park - 1st Annual Health Fair The Borough of Roselle Park in partnership with Lions Club MD16, the Union County Office of Health Management, Regional Chronic Disease Coalition of Middlesex & Union Counties and Union County CEED thr
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
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