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Council Candidates Debate The Issues - Click Here To Watch The Video

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Karen Mitchell Sworn In As New SP-F BOE Member
Eleanor McGovern Retiring As Fanwood Borough Clerk
Board OKs Zoning Change For Route 22 Gas Station
Fanwood Recreation Commission Looks At Master Plan, Local Events

Cranford Receives FEMA Grant for Home Elevations
Hate Speech Topic of Panel During Forum at UCC

Garwood Candidates Air Views On Services, Redevelopment
Lincoln School Students’ Test Scores Announced

Respect & Tolerance: Where Are They?
The Importance of Historic Preservation
Unnecessary Vestibule Security in Schools

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Sports Photo of the Week

ATTEMPTING TO GET A FOOT ON THE BALL...Cougar freshman Aileen McGovern, No. 5, and an Oak Knoll Royal attempt to get a foot on the ball during the Union County Tournament semifinal game at AL Johnson High School in Clark on October 19.

Education Matters
Safety First - Christopher Academy Students Receive Visit from Local Firefighters

Plotting a Course  - Cranford Selects Members Of Referendum Steering Comm.

Honored  - Cranford DAR Receives Multiple Awards

Upcoming  - MSRHS Plans Science Day, Musical All Shook Up
Warm Smiles  - Lincoln School Youngsters Visit Pumpkin Patch
Arts & Entertainment
Take Me Away - The Neverending Story Opens This Weekend at Orange Ave. School

Classic - CHS to Present Hit Musical The Fantasticks on Nov. 1 and 2

Fall Play - Edison Intermediate to Present Comedy Mystery Clue on Nov. 1, 2

Popcorn - Pain & Glory: Regret & Joy
Singer Songwriter - Rocker Willie Nile to Perform at the JCC
Community Photo of the Week

FANWOOD CLERK RETIRING...Fanwood Council President Tom Kranz announced Monday night that Fanwood Borough Clerk and Administrator Eleanor McGovern is retiring at the end of the year after 35 years of service. She is shown here during a tour in April 2019 of Bayshore Recycling.

The Week in Sports: Cougars Disrupt Royals In UCT Girls Soccer Semifinal; BrH2O Downs Westfield In Classic Football Showdown; Soccer Blue Devils Advance To UCT Finals Via ‘Shootout’; Cougar Gridders Recoil, Prey On J.P. Stevens Hawks; Blue Devil Boys Win UCC X-C, WF Girls Finish 3rd, SPF 4th; Summit Burns Blue Devil Boys On PKs in UCT Semifinal; Elizabeth Stings Raiders In UCT Soccer Double O.T.; WHS Looks to End P-burg Jinx on Friday (Devil's Den)


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Summary Of Community Posts
See all 2019-10-30 Fanwood - The College Club of Fanwood Scotch Plains will host Jon Bramnick, assemblyman, trial lawyer and comedian on November 18th. Jon Bramnick has served in the New Jersey General Assemble since 2003 representing Union, Somerset and Mor
See all 2019-10-30 Fanwood - Next week Fanwood will proudly join the Fanwood Scotch Plains Veterans Recognition Committee in celebrating "Warrior Week", a week-long recognition of our country's veterans. The week will include a series of events dedicated to
See all 2019-10-30 Springfield - A small quantity of depleted uranium, used as a teaching aid by a local educator who inadvertently left it in a meeting room of a Springfield synagogue, has been recovered and secured by a county HAZMAT team that subsequently
See all 2019-10-29 Westfield - In preparation for this weekends changing the clocks, if you can put some press in from the Westfield Fire Prevention Bureau to change smoke detector batteries when changing the clocks. If they have any questions, they can cont
See all 2019-10-28 Plainfield - The New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra will take inspiration and return it to the audience with its first concert of the new season on Sunday, November 10th at the Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church. The performance will
See all 2019-10-28 Scotch Plains - The College Club of Fanwood-Scotch Plains in cooperation with the Counseling Department of Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School will host the 68th Annual College and Career Night. This informative night will take place on Tues
See all 2019-10-28 Westfield - Greyhound Friends of NJ is holding their annual Pet & Craft Expo on Saturday and Sunday, November 9th and 10th from 10am - 4pm at the Westfield Armory, 500 Rahway Avenue, Westfield, NJ. Admission is $6.00. Children 12 and under
See all 2019-10-27 The Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School football team evened its record to 4-4 with a 21-20 victory over the Plainfield Cardinals in Plainfield on October 26. Hayden Widder scored the first touchdown for the Raiders on a one-yard quarterback
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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