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11/5 Unofficial Results -
(LD21 Election, Bramnick and Munoz Win 
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Westfield Council Candidates Debate The Issues - Click Here To Watch The Video
Headlines This Week

Westfield 11/5 Muni Election, W1 Boyes, W2 Parmlee, W3 LoGrippo, W4 Katz 
Vandalism And HIB Are Focus Of Westfield Bd. of Ed. Meeting
Westfield BOE Candidates Face Off at Forum
Green Initiatives Approved By Westfield Town Council
Vandalism and HIB Are Focus of Westfield BOE

Scotch Plains/Muni Fanwood (11/5 Election, Dems Sweeo)
Residents Air Concerns About Town Hall Relocation
Effort Underway to Boost Afford.-Housing Petition
Development of Parker Greenhouses Site Approved
Dentist Office Denied Variance By Board
SP-F BOE Recognizes Athletes, Principals

Cranford (11/5 Muni Election, Prunty (D), O'Connor(R))
Cranford Candidates Debate Taxes, Development

Garwood (11/5 Muni Election, Dems Sweep
Six Candidates Face Off In Garwood BOE Forum
Garwood Addresses Article On Drinking Water Quality

Region (County 11/5 Election, Dem Freeholders win the 3 open seats); LaCorte wins Surrogate)
Voters to Decide Council, School Board, State Assembly Races
Kowalski, Granados, Williams Discuss Space Study, Grants
Freeholder Issue $1.4 Mil. In Open Space Fund Grants

Forum Panelists Spotlight Bias And Ways To Counteract It
It’s Important for All to Exercise Your Right to Vote on Tuesday

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Sports Photo of the Week

HAULING IN THE GAME WINNER...Blue Devil Griffin Rooney, No. 17, hauls in the game-winning pass from quarterback Hank Shapiro in overtime to sideline the State Liners, 20-14, in Phillipsburg on October 25.

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

Anti-Drug  - Westfield Municipal Alliance Announces Palooza Contest

Golden Ticket  - Free Pass to School Events For Westfield Senior Citizens

Trail Maintenance  - W+H Families Perform Service Learning Work
Extensive Experience  - Supervisor of Buildings and Grounds Appointed in Westfield Schools
Arts & Entertainment
Buh-Da-Da-Dum-Snap-Snap - Charles Addams Leaves Indelible Mark on Westfield

It's a Mystery - Whodunit Appears at Edison Intermediate School This Weekend

Seasonal Sounds - Fall Concert by Westfield Community Concert Band

Popcorn - Judy - As Illustrated by Renée
Tryout - CDC Holding Auditions for The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
Community Photo of the Week

A HOWLING GOOD TIME FOR ALL!...The Township of Scotch Plains hosted its annual Trunk or Treat event on Saturday in the downtown district on Park Avenue. Hundreds of kids attended the festivities, which also included a special Howl-O-Ween Dog Costume Contest. Pictured, from left to right, are: Alyssa Shugayev with her hotdog, Nala; Emma Donnelly with Mishka, and Jessica Eggert.

The Week in Sports: Blue Devil Rally Ties Cougars For Share of UCT Soccer Title; Raider Gridders Win Fourth, Nip Plainfield Cardinals; Cougars Nip Oratory in OT On Boys Soccer ‘Senior Night’; Raider Volleyballers Dominate Lady Cougars in Straight Sets; Devils: Forget P-burg, North Brunswick’s Coming (Devil's Den)


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Summary Of Community Posts
See all 2019-11-05 New Jersey - In recognition of Veterans Day, NJSIAA (New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association) will honor U.S. military veterans and active duty service personnel from November 8-11 by waiving attendance fees for any/all high
See all 2019-11-02 The third-seeded Westfield High School boys soccer team defeated sixth-seeded Piscataway, 2-1, in the quarterfinal round of the North Jersey, Section 2, Group 4 Tournament in Westfield on November 1. Matt Blake and AJ Bertch scored goals f
See all 2019-11-02 Area - On Tuesday, Vote for Jon Bramnick and Nancy Munoz to keep our taxes low and our education high. 1572704148
See all 2019-11-01 Roselle Park - will host its salute to veterans of the United States Armed Forces on Monday, November 11 at 11:00 a.m. Mayor Sig and the Borough Council invite everyone to join together to honor and thank all who served in the United State
See all 2019-11-01 Scotch Plains-Fanwood - High School Presents A Midsummer Nights Dream by William ShakespeareSPFHS is proud to present A Midsummer Nights Dream! One of William Shakespeares most popular and beloved comedies, this production is filled with l
See all 2019-11-01 Westfield - Calling all choral singers!Are you a local singer wanting to share your love of choral music with a group of like-minded vocalists?On December 8, the acclaimed Festival Chorus at First Congregational Church of Westfield will pr
See all 2019-10-31 The Westfield High School boys cross-country team won its fifth straight Union County (UC) Championship at Warinanco Park in Roselle on October 29. The Blue Devil boys have won 10 of the last 11 UC titles with only Summit claiming the titl
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
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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