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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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Chief David Kelly Retires From Westfield Fire Depart.
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Breaking News

DWC Board of Directors Discusses 2019 Calendar of Events

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Superintendent Hayes Announces Retirement From SP-F District
Scotch Plains Operating Budget Includes 1.95-Percent Tax Increase
Affordable Housing Group Seeks to Expand Statewide
Two Firms Are Finalists For Redevelopment Project
Fanwood Council Celebrates Many Who Serve Borough

Garwood to Hold Town Hall on Truck Purchase
Garwood Budget Represents $35 Per Household Tax Hike
Garwood BOE Approves Preliminary $9.5-Mil. Budget

Resident Asks If County Mgr. Has A ‘Conflict’
Freeholder Departments Present Budget Proposals

‘Blue Alert’ Would Be Vital Tool In Protecting Our Police Officers
County Needs to Depend Less on Property Taxes to Balance Budget

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Sports Photo of the Week

UCT CHAMP, TOP-12 IN STATE AT AC...Blue Devil senior Tim Miller, standing, won the Roselle Park Tournament (195-lbs), the Union County Tournament crown at 182-lbs and placed in the top-12 in the NJSIAA Tournament in Atlantic City.

Education Matters
Honor Roll  - Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School (2nd Marking Period)

Good Cause - Dollars for Students Fundraiser, Mar. 30-31

Problem Solving - Westfield Students Move to Odyssey of the Mind Finals

Nice Job - Douglas Gee of WF Earns First Place in Spelling Bee

Support - Students Help Raise Money For Children’s Hospital
Arts & Entertainment
Move Over Shirley MacLaine - Westfield High School Theatre Department’s Charity is Sweet

‘It Only Takes a Moment’ - to Fall in Love with Dolly at CHS

Popcorn - Captain Marvel: Brave New Suffragette

Public Invited - Fanwood Library Hosts Makers Day, Celtic Music
Apply Now - Submit Musical Club of Westfield Scholarship Auditions by April 1 
Community Photo of the Week

IRISH SPIRIT...The entire family got into the Irish spirit at last weekend's St. Patrick's Day celebration at Darby Road in downtown Scotch Plains

The Week in Sports: SPF Raider Boys Are Loaded With Lacrosse Depth & Talent; Blue Devil Matmen Captured District Crown, 2nd in Section; Lady Cougar Cagers Battled Inconsistencies, Finished 11-14; Cougar Matmen Surprised Many With Fifth UCT Crown; Lady Blue Devils Finish 18-9, Topped RC Lions Three Times; Raider Wrestlers Made Rapid Improvement, Finished 16-12; The 1960s,the Decade WHS Took Off: 1962 (Devil's Den); Raider Lady Laxers Envision Good Things on The Horizon

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Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2019-03-26 Westfield - The Westfield Community Center will be holding a gala art exhibit and auction this Friday, March 29 at the Community Center. We will have art by various artists including African American art and in all price ranges and media.
See all 2019-03-25 TRENTON, N.J. The state has the worst business climate in the region. New Jersey lost 9,300 private sector jobs last month because of tax madness, said Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick. The national economy achieved job growth, but
See all 2019-03-25 Westfield - SINGLES DISCUSSION GROUP meet every Sunday 9 am - 10 am at The First Baptist Church of Westfield, 170 Elm Street (lower level), Westfield. For 40 years a group of people who are livng alone meet to share their thoughts. Lots of
See all 2019-03-25 Fanwood - Why We Dance is celebrating 10 years providing free dance workshops, refreshments and prizes for the community with this years event on Sunday, March 31stat Forest Road Park in Fanwood,from 2-5:30 p.m.JohnComixBarrella will be te
See all 2019-03-22 TRENTON, N.J. Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick voiced serious concerns with letting convicted drug dealers caught with five pounds of marijuana more easily clear their record. Only in New Jersey would they expunge a drug dealers rec
See all 2019-03-22 Union County, NJ Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi reminds candidates for elected office to be aware of upcoming petition deadlines and filing procedures. For the June 4 primary, the Democratic and Republican candidates for countywide offi
See all 2019-03-22 Fanwood - invites residents to an important Town Hall meeting on Tuesday, April 2 to present information and answer questions about the upcoming Property Revaluation Program. Like 32 other municipalities in the State, Fanwood has been dire
See all 2019-03-22 The first-ever Union/Essex County All-Star Wrestling Classic was held at Roselle Park High School on March 20 and the Union All-Stars came out on top, 47-16. The Classic was dedicated to the Navy Seal Foundation and featured 19 bouts. West
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The Westfield Leader and The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Times
PO Box 250, 251 North Ave. West, Westfield, NJ 07091
Tel 908 232-4407; fax 908 232-0473