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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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Budget Introduced; Residents Speak Out Against PSE&G Project
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Breaking News

Westfield BOE Discusses Cap., Main. Projects
Town Holds Meeting on Master Plan Reexamination

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Fanwood Eyes Municipal Tax Increase of 1 Percent Over ’18
Rec. Panel Discusses Camps, Upcoming Programs

Borough Sees Significant Increase in Tests Scores

750 Walnut Development Could Mean Larger Classes

Mayor Explains Borough Budget Process to Residents

Freeholders Complete Hearings on Budget

Community Displays of Unity Can Hopefully Help Deter Bias Crimes
Will New Developments Create Gridlock on North, South Aves.?

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Sports Photo of the Week

STACKING THE DECK...Cougar AJ Bencivenga, top, stacks Dave Guerra of Belleville in his 152-lb bout at the All-Star Classic.

Education Matters
Deeply Grateful  - SP-F School Superintendent Margaret Hayes To Retire

Honor Roll - Rosevelt Intermediate School (2nd Marking Period)

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

Suggestions Invited - Nominations Welcomed for Annual Philhower Award

Apply Now - Cranford Chamber Scholarship Apps. Due
Arts & Entertainment
Book Review - Bramnick’s ‘Rules of the Road’ Give Advice on Interpersonal Skills

Rockin' Roosevelt's Stage - RIS Production of Bye Bye Birdie Is ‘Smashing Success’

Cathedral Anthems - Oratorio Singers of Westfield Concert Set for March 31

Interactive Class - Free Dance Workshops at Forest Rd. Park Sunday
80's Legends - Eddie Money / Starship to Perform at UCPAC April 13
Community Photo of the Week

ROADWORK...Road crews were busy the past two weeks installing new gas pipes along Park Avenue in Scotch Plains during the overnight hours.

The Week in Sports: Union Co. All-Stars Dominate Essex Co. in Wrestling Classic; Softball Cougars Have Pitching Depth, Adjusting Batting Order; Raiders Plan Making Positive Shifts for Success in Baseball; Cougars Return Experienced, Talented Players in Boys Lax; Blue Devils Appear Well-Knit This Season in Boys Lacrosse; Softball Blue Devils to Feature Athleticism, Lineup Flexibility; Cougars Return the Majority Of Last Year’s Starting Lineup; The 1960s,the Decade WHS Took Off: 1963 (Devil's Den)

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Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2019-04-03 Joe Meola laid down a perfect squeeze bunt as Aidan Plick came zooming home in the bottom of the seventh inning to give the Cranford High School baseball team a 6-5 victory over the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Raiders in the season opener at Mem
See all 2019-04-03 The Cranford High School baseball team pulled off a successful squeeze bunt in the bottom of the seventh inning to sting the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Raiders, 5-4, in the season opener at Memorial Field in Cranford on April 2. Both teams exer
See all 2019-04-01 The Cranford High School boys lacrosse team defeated St. John Vianney, 10-6, at Memorial Field in Cranford on March 30. Senior Conor Halpin won 16 of 18 face-offs and added three goals and an assist in the victory. Dante Cassaro fired in t
See all 2019-04-01 The Westfield High School boys lacrosse team defeated rival Scotch Plains-Fanwood, 17-7, at Kehler Stadium in Westfield on March 29. Senior Devon McLane fired in eight goals and senior CJ Duffy celebrated his birthday one day late with thr
See all 2019-03-31 Garwood - The Education Foundation of Garwood (EFG) will be hosting its 15th Annual Appreciation Dinner honoring Mrs. Crystal Spagnuolo, Lincoln Schools Educator of the Year, and Mrs. Adele Lewis, Garwoods Individual Making a Difference an
See all 2019-03-30 Westfield - PSE&G, Hi all pls see this PSE&G statement about the new route for our 69kV update through Westfield. Please note that it includes a new location for the April 10 public workshop. I also attached a map that shows the original r
See all 2019-03-30 Scotch Plains-Fanwood - Rotary Club will host second annual All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast at Shady Rest Country Club, 820 Jerusalem Road in Scotch Plains. The event will take place on Sunday, April 7, 2019 from 8am to 1pm, and the pric
See all 2019-03-29 The Cranford High School girls lacrosse team dropped its season opener, 11-9, to Morristown-Beard at Memorial Field in Cranford on March 28. The Cougars, however, averted a possible rout with a fine display of takeaways and an outstanding
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PO Box 250, 251 North Ave. West, Westfield, NJ 07091
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