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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

Recreation Panel Discusses Storage Space, State of Town Parks
Planning Board OK’s Private Party Room for Xocolatz
Health Board Continues Talk On Vaping Products

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Council to Hold Hearing On Route 22 Property Rezoning
Zoning Board Approves Vestibule, Swimming Pool
Recreation Commission Discusses Trunk or Treat, Pickleball
GOP Candidate Questions Online Post on Fanwood PD Page

Historic Preservation Element Proposed For Master Plan

County to Support Closing Schools on Election Days

While National Politics Dominate, We Have Races to Decide Nov. 5
New Jersey Schools Should Close For General, Primary Elections

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Sports Photo of the Week

TRIPPING UP THE RUNNER...Raider junior linebacker Jack Manville, No. 55, gets a hand on Lion Dylan Farina, No. 4, to throw him for a loss during Senior Day at Scotch Plains on October 5.

Education Matters
Well Done - WHS Students Earn Perfect ACT / SAT Scores

Walking Together  - Parents, children and community leaders walk to school for national Walk to School Day

Arts & Entertainment
Public Invited - Town Hall to Hold Model Train Exhibit in Support of Art Scholarship

Back to the Beginning - Westfield Community Players to Celebrate 85th Anniversary

Forever Friends - Who are The Lucky Ones at Dreamcatcher Rep in Summit?

Community Staple - Jewish Film Festival Presents Five New Films, New Locale
Westfield-Born - WML to Hold Lecture Series About Charles Addams 
Community Photo of the Week

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS...The Scotch Plains community participates in the Rose Checchio Breast Cancer Walk to Wipe Out Breast Cancer in memory of the late Councilwoman on Saturday morning. Money was raised for cancer research through Play for P.I.N.K. Proceeds from the race will go towards the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

The Week in Sports: Raider Gymnasts Capture 1st At 18th Annual Cougar Invit’l; North Hunterdon Lions Foil SPF Raider Gridders; Westfield Blue Devils Trample Elizabeth Footballers; Westfield Tops Hopewell Valley On Boys Soccer Senior Day; Cougar Footballers Ambush Immaculata Spartans; DeSarno notches No. 100, Harriers Streak Hits 114 (Devil's Den)


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Summary Of Community Posts
See all 2019-10-16 As a Fanwood-to-New York commuter, I know first hand that the riders of the New Jersey Transit Raritan Valley Line (RVL) have been forced to commute to and from New York Penn Station without a one-seat ride for far too long. For anyone who
See all 2019-10-13 The 5-0 Rahway High School football team got three rushing touchdowns and a touchdown reception from Brayden Pierre-Louis en route to a 46-14 victory over the 3-2 Cranford Cougars at Rahway River Park on October 11. Cougar quarterback Conn
See all 2019-10-11 Super intensity throughout and a refusal to yield by both teams resulted in 100 minutes of pure fury and a 0-0, overtime tie between the Westfield High School girls soccer team and the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Raiders at Gary Kehler Stadium i
See all 2019-10-11 Westfield - The Council candidates debate is set for Monday, October 21, starting at 7:30 pm in the council chambers at town hall. Candidates arrive by 7:00 to get situated. The coin toss: Whichever side wins gets to decide which party wil
See all 2019-10-11 Roselle Park - Pancake Breakfast Pancakes, Eggs & Sausage, Coffee & Juice Where: Church of the Assumption, 113 Chiego Pl., Roselle Park When: Sunday, November 10th, 2019, 8am-Noon $8... NO Advanced Tickets. Pay at Door Only.... 15707931
See all 2019-10-10 Mountainside - The Union County Bureau of Mosquito Control has informed Mountainside that the planned aerial application via helicopter of adult mosquito pesticide HAS BEEN CANCELLED. This decision by the NJDEP Office of Mosquito Control C
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
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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