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Headlines This Week

Proposed WHS Class Causes Debate at BOE Meeting
Westfield Council Names Another Home As Historic

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Council OKs Snuffy’s Plan, Rejects Rt. 22 Zone Change
Zoning Board Puts Off Garage Application

Cranford Twn. Committee OKs Housing Agreement of 440 Units
Cranford to Split Birchwood PILOT with School Dist.
Cranford BOE Honors Veterans At Meeting

Freeholders to Vote to Extend Scotch Hills Pact

We Congratulate Winners In Last Tuesday’s Election
Westfield Police Honorees Reflect Courage of All Those In Uniform

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Sports Photo of the Week

THE SWEET TASTE OF VICTORY...Goalkeeper Maya Kessler and Gabby Aloe, No. 1, along with the rest of the Raider girls hold up the trophy after defeating Bridgewater-Raritan, 2-0, for the North Jersey, Section 2, Group 4 Crown.

Education Matters
Be Strong - Bd. Of Ed. Honors SPFHS Girls Gymnastics Team

Students & Parents  - College Night Scheduled at Westfield High School

Hot Off The Grill  - WHS Key Club Members Serve Breakfast to Homeless

Safety Lesson  - NJDOE Presentation on School Security to be Held at Edison
Arts & Entertainment
Curtain Call - CHS Production of The Fantasticks Delights Audiences of All Ages

Scholarship Benefit Concert - ‘A Feast of American Music’

Coming Of Age - The Outsiders On Stage At RIS This Weekend

‘Zen Night’ - Poetry by Ray Cicetti at Carriage House
Sculptural Ceramics - Potters Guild Hosts Annual Fall Pottery Festival and Sale
Community Photo of the Week

RUNNING FOR OUR VETS...Runners take part in Saturday’s Cadence Run, as part of Fanwood’s Warrior Week activities. The run started at Forest Road Park.

The Week in Sports: Lady Raiders Wobble BrH2O For Section Soccer Crown; Blue Devils Use Magic to Stun Panthers in Grid Section; Raider Boys Edge Blue Devils In NJ Section Soccer Semi; Blue Knights ‘Block’ Cougars In Grid Section Playoff; Raiders Fall to Millburn In Football Consolation Finale; Elizabeth Edges Raiders For Boys Soccer Section Title; Historic Comeback Sends Devils Up to Ridgewood (Devil's Den)


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Summary Of Community Posts
See all 2019-11-20 TRENTON, N.J. Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick criticized Democrat efforts to ruin the gig economy, where many people use independent contractor jobs to supplement income. Bramnick concerned thousands could be out of work under inde
See all 2019-11-18 Westfield - Are you looking for a way to get together with family and friends this holiday season? All are welcome to First Congregational Church of Westfield on Sunday, Dec 8 for a celebration of the season. Stroll down memory lane crafti
See all 2019-11-17 The afternoon belonged to the fourth-ranked Hunterdon Central Red Devils who kept one step ahead of the sixth-ranked Scotch Plains-Fanwood Raiders girls soccer team for the majority of the contest in the Group 4 Championship game at Kean U
See all 2019-11-17 Trailing 10-2 entering the fourth quarter the top-seeded Ridgewood Maroon took to the air and scored two touchdowns to defeat the fourth-seeded Westfield Blue Devils, 16-10, in the semifinal round of the North Jersey, Section 2, Group 5 pl
See all 2019-11-15 Westfield - PSE&G, its 69kV project proposed thru Cranford, Garwood, and Westfield, has been placed on indefinite hold due to ongoing logistical challenges and costs. The analysis performed by PSE&G has shown the preferred Conrail railway
See all 2019-11-13 Westfield - Reducing Student Stress The Westfield Parent Teacher Council Needs Your Input! The PTC will host a collaborative, ideas-generating workshop to identify ways to help reduce student stress on Wednesday, November 20 from 9:30-11:3
See all 2019-11-12 Fanwood - Volunteer Fire Department will be holding their 2019 Santa Run on December 14 starting at 11 a.m. Packages will be collected before Thanksgiving this year. Wrapped packages should be no larger than a standard shoebox and be clear
See all 2019-11-12 Cranford - Police Department is actively investigating a suspicious incident which occurred on Lexington Avenue, near Unami Park, in Cranford. On November 10, 2019 at 6:15 p.m., a 12-year old male juvenile was riding his bicycle along Lexi
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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