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Headlines This Week

Tracts of South Ave. East Eyed As Possible Redevelopment Area
New Principals, Security Changes Greet Pupils in New School Year
Westfield’s Full-Day Kinder Plans for $12 Mil. Expansion

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Regina Botsford Is Named Interim Assistant Superintendent
K9 Resorts to Expand on South; Dental Practice Seeks Parking
Fanny Wood Day Among Council Topics
SP-F Schools Welcome Joan Mast As New Superintendent

New Super. Excited About Joining Mountainside
Alpine Ridge Developer Files Suit to Allow Rentals

We Renew Our Commitment On 9/11 to ‘Never Forget’

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Sports Photo of the Week

QUITE A GREETING...Blue Devil running back Tim Alliegro is greeted by a host of Cougars during a scrimmage game between Westfield and Cranford at Memorial Field in Cranford on August 30.

Education Matters
College News - Area Schools Announce Graduates, Dean's Lists, Honor Rolls

Future is Bright  - Dawood Farahi Announces 2020 Will Be His Last Year as Kean U. President

Come Support  - SP-F Marching Band to Host Festival Sept. 21st at SPFHS

Safety First  - Cranford Schools to Add Fourth SRO, Add More Safety and Security
Responses Needed  - Cranford to Send out Survey on Engagement
Arts & Entertainment
Musical Celebration - New Jersey Festival Orchestra Announces New 2019-2020 Season

On Display - Lana Liddy-LaPadura of Fanwood Exhibits Collection of Paintings

Popcorn - The Peanut Butter Falcon Wrestling with Bigotry

Makes the World Go 'Round - Continuo Arts Conservatory Hosts Open House
Arts Education - Open House Arts Training At NJPAC Is Set for Sept. 7
Community Photo of the Week

EXPANDING IN FANWOOD...K-9 Resorts co-owner and Chief Executive Officer Steven Parker explains the expansion of the business at last Wednesday’s Fanwood Planning Board meeting. The board approved the project.

The Week in Sports: Welcome to The 22nd Annual “You Don’t Have to Be a Hero” All-Corbin Team; SPF Raider Gridders to Host Holy Cross on September 7; Soccer Raiders Return Solid, Experienced Nucleus of Girls; Cougar Soccer Boys Are Ready For Watchung Div. Challenge; Blue Devil Boys/Girls Looking To Take the Extra Step in X-C; Lady Soccer Blue Devils Work To Get into UCT, State Mode; Joe Wilson Joins Long List of WHS Authors (Devil's Den)


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Summary Of Community Posts
See all 2019-09-11 Cranford - Hanson Park Conservancys 9th Annual Rubber Ducky Derby is scheduled once again for Sunday, October 13, 2019 at 4 pm. On race day, over one-thousand individually numbered rubber ducks will be released in the Rahway River at Sperr
See all 2019-09-11 Springfield - Hello, my name is Eric Nierstedt. I used to work at the Westfield Leader as a reporter, and I had some news you might be interested in, I'm currently an author, and I will be doing an Indie Author Day at the Springfield Publi
See all 2019-09-11 Trenton => => Assembly GOP Leader calls for unity and service in honor of 9/11 TRENTON, N.J. In honor of the 18th annivers
See all 2019-09-11 America - Sept. 11; In memory of those who lost their lives and the brave heroes who tried to save and respond I will not be sending any other messages until Thursday. Let's never forget; I haven't and won't! Please say a prayer or two. ht
See all 2019-09-10 Westfield - Students now have the chance to display their own Addams-inspired cartoon alongside some Addams originals. AddamsFest is a town-wide celebration, honoring Westfield native Charles Addams and his penchant for the macabre. The de
See all 2019-09-09 The Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School girls soccer team swatted the Bayonne Bees, 4-0, in Scotch Plains on September 6. Holly Nelson, Rachel Schoss, Corinne Lyght and Leah Klurman each scored a goal for the Raiders. See entire story in the
See all 2019-09-09 The Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School football team jumped to a 21-0 lead midway through the third quarter in its home opener against Holy Cross on September 7 but the Lancers rallied to pull off a 30-21 come-from-behind victory. Raider Sh
See all 2019-09-09 The Westfield girls tennis team defeated the Cranford Cougars in a very competitive match in Cranford on September 4. Blue Devil Sophia Montero and Cougar Molly Gardiner had a long, tight match at first singles and both doubles matches wen
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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