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Westfield Council Adopts Capital Ordinances; Discusses Burglaries
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New Elementary Report Cards Presented to BOE

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Council OKs New Zones For Possible Housing Developments
Fanwood Council Honors Grand Marshals, Police Officers
Fanwood Animal Hospital Granted Variances by Pl. Bd.
BOE, Residents Discuss Reimagining Survey Results

Bramnick Hosts Town Hall On High-Density Housing

Final Public Comments Heard on 750 Walnut; Board to Vote June 5

Garwood Hears Review Of School District Goals

Freeholders Back Residents Opposing PSE&G Proposal
Opioid Crisis Addressed by Public Safety Committee

Memorial Day Salutes the Valor, Sacrifice of Generations of Heroes
Dem Primary Fight Heating Up Between Scutari, Mahr Lines

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Sports Photo of the Week

SECOND IN THE LONG JUMP...Cougar Sasha Knapp placed second in the UCT in the long jump event with a leap of 17-8.

Education Matters
The Student View  - By Amanda Pyle

Scholars  - Six WHS Seniors Awarded WCW Scholarships

Helping Hand  - Joy Mulzoff of Westfield Builds Houses in Tijuana

Outstanding Students  - Mount Students Awarded IACE Summer Program

Workshop  - SPFHS DECA Team Attends Conference
Arts & Entertainment
Popcorn - Poms: Something to Cheer About

‘Music That Makes Hollywood’ - NJFO Season Finale Set for June 1

Engaging - Local Author Publishes Story of Scientific Investigation

All Ears - WHS Orchestra Attend Unique Disney Workshop
Emerging Dancers - Ashley Veglia of SP Dances in Muhlenberg’s Dance Emerge
Community Photo of the Week

OUR HOMETOWN HEROES...Workers put up flags and Hometown Heroes banners in downtown Scotch Plains in preparation for this weekend's 
Memorial Day concert on Sunday and parade on Monday.

The Week in Sports: Lady Blue Devils 2nd, Boys 3rd At Union County Track & Field; Raiders Eject Crusaders, Capture UCT Baseball Title; Roselle Park Stuns Blue Devils For UCT Softball Crown; Blue Devils Pass by Union In North 2, Group 4 Baseball; Cougars Swipe 10 Bases, Rock S.J.V. Lancers in Baseball; Pretre Is the New Colgate Swim Coach (Devil's Den)

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Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2019-05-28 TRENTON, N.J. In response to a Bloomberg state-to-state migration study that found New Jersey to be one of the biggest losers of income, Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick issued a warning to Trenton Democrats. To avoid losing more re
See all 2019-05-24 The Somerville Pioneers scored twice in the top of the seventh inning then held on to edge the third-seeded Cranford Cougars, 2-1, in the quarterfinal round of the North Jersey, Section 2, Group 3 Tournament at Memorial Field in Cranford o
See all 2019-05-20 Garwood - Street Fair is revving up to for a full day. The sixth annual Garwood Rocks street fair, hosted by the GreaterWestfield Area Chamber of Commerce (GWACC) will take place onSunday, June 2nd, 2019 from 10 AM - 6 PM (rain or shine)in
See all 2019-05-20 Union County - Residents can learn about the local impacts of the national opioid crisis first-hand from representatives of the Union County Prosecutor, Sheriff, Police Division and other professionals by attending a free public meeting ho
See all 2019-05-20 Mountainside - Assemblyman Jon Bramnick is holding a Town Hall at Mountainside Borough Hall tonight at 7 p.m. The subject of the meeting is high density housing. The public is invited tonight at city hall in Mountainside at 7 pm 1558355
See all 2019-05-17 TRENTON, N.J. Gov. Phil Murphy conditionally vetoed the Dark Money bill (S1500) on Monday that would require independent expenditure committees to disclose sources of contributions of $10,000 or more. Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnic
See all 2019-05-16 TRENTON, N.J. The state treasurer announced this week that tax collections exceeded expectations resulting in $484 million in unexpected revenue for the current fiscal year. Today, Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick is calling on the
See all 2019-05-16 Patrick Cuccurullo pitched six strong innings and received offensive support from Mike Dieu, Dean Kirian, Angelo DiNizo and Josh Canavan as the Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School baseball team earned its first Union County Tournament champi
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PO Box 250, 251 North Ave. West, Westfield, NJ 07091
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