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Headlines This Week

Board Supports Ordinances for Charging Stations, Murals
Green Medallion Program Sprouts In Downtown

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Planning Board to Hold Hearing On Parker Gardens Redevelopment
Zoning Board Approves Three Applications

Owner of Closed Theaters Seeks Towns’ Help In Finding Investors
750 Walnut Avenue Denial, Master Plan Moves to Committee
Committee Agrees to Say No to 750 Walnut Rezoning

County to Apply for Grants For Bridge Repair Projects
Port Authority Details Alternatives for New York Bus Terminal

Would It Have Been Better Had AMC Bought Local Theaters?
Fall Brings New Opportunities To Contribute Our Talents
Never Forget September 11, 2001 (newspaper, video)

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Sports Photo of the Week

CONCENTRATING ON THE BALL...Cougar Kirsten Williams, No. 2, and Oak Knoll Royal Teagan Kocaj, No. 26, concentrate on the ball during their game at Memorial Field in Cranford on September 4.

Education Matters
Beginning - Superintendent Welcomes Staff to 2019-20 School Year

Lending a Hand  - WHS Interact Club Plans For Year of Giving

Enter to Win  - Summit Speech School Hosts Car Raffle to Benefit Deaf Children

Collective Perspectives  - Cranford Seeks Members For Steering Committee
Well Done  - Marina Gialanella Earns Dean’s List At Univ. of Penn.
Arts & Entertainment
Finding Hope - Yasmina’s Necklace Celebrates Diversity and Understanding

Popcorn - Luce: Enlightening

Unique & Diverse - Westfield to Hold Inaugural Multicultural Fest. Saturday

Arthouse Film Festival - The Best Films from Sundance, Cannes and Toronto Are Coming to New Jersey
Make New Friends - Public Invited to Intro To Square Dancing
Community Photo of the Week

FUN MOMENT...Ex-New York Yankee and former New York Mets manager Willie Randolph, right, jokes around with Union County Freeholder Vice-Chair Al Miraella, left, and Freeholder Sergio Granados at Saturday’s dedication of Jeff Torborg Youth Baseball Field at Echo Lake Park in Mountainside.

The Week in Sports: Cougars Fend Off Oak Knoll In Girls Soccer Opener; Holy Cross Comeback Stuns Raiders in Grid Opener; Blue Devils Defeat Cougars In Competitive Tennis Match; Raiders ‘Swat’ Bayonne Bees In Girls’ Soccer Opener; Cougar Footballers Working
On ‘O’, ‘D’ Lineup for Opener; St. Vincent Stuns St. Joes For St. Bart’s Softball Crown; Raiders Rally, Defeat Steinert In Boys Soccer Struggle; Blue Devils Blank Plainfield In Boys’ Soccer Action; Blue Devil Gridders Preparing For Opener with Linden Tigers


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Summary Of Community Posts
See all 2019-09-18 MOUNTAINSIDE - LIBRARY will hold its Annual Fall Book Sale inOctober. Donations of gently used hardcover and paperback books, DVDs, CDs, audio books, games and puzzles will be accepted beginning Saturday, September 28,from 10:00 a.m. to 4:
See all 2019-09-18 The fourth-ranked Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School girls soccer team scored twice in the second half to overcome the visiting Westfield Blue Devils, 3-1, on September 17. Blue Devil Ellie Sherman and Raider Faith Price scored first-half g
See all 2019-09-18 Plainfield - Symphony Orchestra, New Jerseys oldest community symphony, is 100 years old! The Symphony Showcase launches the season each year, and this years gala is a very special event The Centennial Celebration on Saturday, September 21
See all 2019-09-17 Westfield - At their September 17 Special Meeting, the Westfield Town Council approved a resolution authorizing the award of a contract for residential bulk waste pick-up to Republic Services. The cost of the permit remains unchanged from
See all 2019-09-17 On October 6th, Scotch Plains will offer something for everyone, food, music, games and community outreach and, in honor of the annual National Drive Electric Week (September 14-22nd ) an electric vehicle show where residents can learn all
See all 2019-09-16 The Griffin Rooney Show made its debut when the Westfield High School football team defeated Linden, 28-14, in the season opener at Gary Kehler Stadium in Westfield on September 14. Quarterback Hank Shapiro passed for two touchdowns and ba
See all 2019-09-16 Quarterback Connor Katz scored two rushing touchdowns and connected with Tom Korzeneski for another, while nose guard Patrick Blowe recorded three sacks and Kevin Keogh returned an interception for a touchdown in a 31-16 Cranford Cougar vi
See all 2019-09-16 Westfield - The public is invited to attend a free concert given by The Musical Club of Westfield on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 7:45 p.m. This is the first in a year-long series of events sponsored by the Musical Club and will be held a
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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