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Headlines This Week

Westfield to Consider Deer Hunt on Town Property at Dec. 10 Meeting
Westfield Holds Forum on School Safety at Edison

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
SP-F BOE Honors Teachers, Hears Report on Renovations
Scotch Plains Planning Board Approves Subdivision Application
Rec. Panel Discusses Forest Rd. Park Plan

Cranford Cell Tower Hearing Resumes for UCC Location
Committee OKs PILOT Payment to School District

Mayor, Council Say BOE Politicized Sub Teacher Vote

Ring In the Holiday Season By Supporting Our Local Merchants
Bills Aimed at Independent Employees Is Another NJ State Money Grab

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Sports Photo of the Week

LEADING THE TEAM ON OFFENSE...Senior Chris Giglio, No. 5, led the Blue Devils this season with 12 goals and four assists. In a 9-1 washout of the Cranford Cougars in late September, Giglio notched the Hat Trick plus one (4 goals).

Education Matters
Honor Roll - Park Middle School (1st Marking Period)

Audio/Video  - Marvel Pres. Donates to WHS TV Studio Reno.

Volunteers of the Month  - Emily Klag and Charlie Compton

Seasonal Sounds  - Winter Concerts in Westfield Public Schools
Helping Out  - Mother Seton Student Council Coordinates Thanksgiving Food Drive
Arts & Entertainment
Dream Production - SPFHS Reinvents Genius ’60s Twist To A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Here Comes Santa - Fanwood’s Famous Christmas House Spreads Joy to Disabled

Seasonal Favorites - The Three Holiday Tenors are Back In Town, Come and Sing Along

Get Creative - Westfield’s Gingerbread Contest Voting to Begin
The Whiffs - Yale Whiffenpoofs to Perform in Cranford
Community Photo of the Week

CASINO NIGHT AT THE ARMORY...The Bonds of Courage “Support Our Troops” Casino Night was held on November 23 at the Westfield Armory. The fundraiser helps support veterans and service members of the military, including the 102nd Cavalry Regiment of the NJ National Guard based in Westfield.

The Week in Sports: Cougars Had Highs & Lows, Finished Football Season, 5-4; Soccer Blue Devil Boys Were In Every Game, Finished 9-5-5; Stellar Defense Keyed Raider Girls’ Run to Sectional Crown; Cougars Struggled With ‘O’ In Boys Soccer, Finish 4-13-2; Blue Devil Swim Boys Seeking To Put Trophy Back on Shelf; Enjoy Turkey Tradition While It’s Still Here (Devil's Den)


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Summary Of Community Posts
See all 2019-12-03 Westfield - Free Community Christmas Show at First United Methodist Church WestfieldDecember 14 at 4 pmAll are invited to celebrate Christmas at a free, musical, variety show. First United Methodist Church of Westfield presents its third a
See all 2019-12-02 An O. Henry Christmas to be performed at the Presbyterian Church in Westfield, Westminster Hall, 140 Mountain Ave., Westfield on December 6th and 7th at 7:30 p.m. This charming, heartwarming play weaves together a number of short stories w
See all 2019-11-22 Westfield - Its time for the Second Annual town-wide Gingerbread Decorating Contest. Residents are invited to conjure up their holiday creativity and imagination to share with the community.The gingerbread house, iconic Westfield building,
See all 2019-11-22 Cranford - Assemblyman Bramnick Statement on Union County College Proposed Cell Tower: November 1--Due to the impact of a massive cell tower in the Cranford neighborhood, I am calling for Verizon to seek other alternatives. I am willing to
See all 2019-11-21 Westfield - HS class of 1970 is having a 50th year reunion tentatively on October 24, 2020. Those who have not already contacted Tom MacDowell at and/or joined the Facebook group, please do so ASAP. 1574358733
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
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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