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Candidates Forum: The Westfield Leader will be sponsoring a debate among candidates for Westfield Town Council 
from 7:30 to 9 p.m. on Monday, October 21. We invite town residents to send questions for the candidates to
Headlines This Week

Westfield HPC OKs John Frazee Home for Historic Designation
Bramnick, Munoz Discuss Housing, Trenton Control

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Plan. Bd. Grants Approval For Home Improvements 

State to Spray Mountainside, Area to Combat EEE Virus

Legislation Would Impact Raritan Line Commuters

County Asks DEP to Step In After USACE Cancels Flood Project

Army Corps Needs to Rethink Flooding Feasibility Study
Mental Health First Aid Offers Tools to Save a Life

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Sports Photo of the Week

THE GAME-WINNING GRAB...Blue Devil senior Griffin Rooney, No. 17, hauls in quarterback Hank Shapiro’s pass in the right corner of the end zone with 11 seconds remaining to earn Westfield a 21-17 victory over Watchung Hills.

Education Matters
Preparing Students - Washington School Awarded Ntl. Blue Ribbon Recognition

Educational Excellence  - Holy Trinity School Will Hold an Open House on Sunday, October 6th

Arts & Entertainment
Dedicated - Westfield Community Players 85 Years of Volunteerism

Unexpected Connections - ‘Steeple Concerts’ Opens With Humor and Poignancy

Outstanding Chamber Music - Mostly Music Kicks Off 40th Anniversary Season

Popcorn - Hustlers: The Tacky Laps of Luxury
Premiere - Dreamcatcher’s The Lucky Ones 
Community Photo of the Week

YEARS’ PAST...It was wall-to-wall cars from yesteryear at Sunday afternoon's classic car show in downtown Scotch Plains.

The Week in Sports: Kent Place Tops Blue Devils For UCT Girls Tennis Crown; Blue Devils Earn 21-17 Win Over W.H. Football Warriors; Blue Devils Deliver; Bombard Cougars in Soccer Battle; Soccer Cougars Keep Rolling In Win Over Lady Farmers; Raiders’ Late Field Goal Sinks Immaculata Gridders; Somerville’s Quick Start Raps Cougars in Grid Struggle; Volleyball Blue Devils Defeat Lady Raiders in Straight Sets; When Westfield High Was the Hilltoppers (Devil's Den)


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Summary Of Community Posts
See all 2019-10-09 Mountainside - The Potters Guild of New Jersey will host its Annual Fall Pottery Festival and Sale of functional and sculptural ceramics at the Community Presbyterian Church, located at 1459 Deer Path in Mountainside (corner of Deer Path a
See all 2019-10-06 Mental mistakes and high emotions overshadowed moments of glory and put the Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School football team on the road to a 33-21 defeat at the claws of the North Hunterdon Lions on Senior Day at Scotch Plains on October 5
See all 2019-10-06 UNION The Annual Light and Sound Show at Union Countys Model Railroad Club runs on weekends from Friday November 29 to Sunday, December 15. The show features dozens of 1950s-era model trains riding through New Jersey towns like Summit, Ber
See all 2019-10-05 The Cranford High School football team ambushed the Immaculata Spartans, 31-8, at Memorial Field in Cranford on October 4 to improve to 3-1. Tom Korzenesky had an 80-yard TD reception. Quarterback Connor Katz ran for two TDs and running ba
See all 2019-10-05 The Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School gymnastic team won the Cougar Invitational held at Cranford High School on October 3. The Raiders recorded their season's highest total of 109.225, which may also be an SPF all-time high. Freshman Shay
See all 2019-10-04 GARWOOD The six candidates for seats on the Garwood Borough Council are set to discuss the towns challenges and outline their visions for its future on Oct.17 at the eighth annual Pointe Forum at the condominium complex between Maple and C
See all 2019-10-04 Union County - Freeholders announced that Union County's 11th Annual Columbus Day Flag Raising event is set for Friday, Oct. 11th, at 1 p.m., on the steps of the County Courthouse. Senator Nicholas P. Scutari will be this years special gue
See all 2019-10-03 Westfield - AdamFest; October 15-23 (for detailed hours, visit the AddamsFest website) For a full schedule of AddamsFest events, complete details, and ticketing information, please visit 1570109737
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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