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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 2019-09-16 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
See all 2019-09-13 Cranford -- The reexamination of the Cranford Master Plan report is scheduled for Wednesday, September 18, at 8 p.m. At that time, the public can appear and ask questions or give comments to the planning board. Formal action may be taken a
See all 2019-09-13 Westfield - The Haunt Your House contest is back! The contest is open to all Westfield residents and encourages everyone to get in the spirit of the Halloween season to help kick off AddamsFest. Participants must register their homes onlin
See all 2019-09-13 Sophomore attacker Nkem Okorie brought the ball down the right side late in the second half and hooked a shot into sophomore Ethan Koseoglu, who scored the only goal to give the Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School boys soccer team a 1-0 vict
See all 2019-09-13 Westfield - FestiFall is Sunday September 22 from 10 am to 5 pm, rain or shine. The following streets will be closed to vehicular traffic on Sunday morning starting at 6 a.m.: East Broad Street from North Avenue to Central Avenue, Quimby S
See all 2019-09-13 Scotch Plains - Police There is a large scale power outage on the southside of Scotch Plains in the Rahway Rd area also near the Edison border. PSE&G is aware of the situation and is currently working on the problem. The duration of the ou
See all 2019-09-12 Westfield - Join the Westfield Historical Societys Program Consultant and Educator, Meg Wastie, at the Reeve House on Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 1:00-3:00pm. Learn how books are made and go home with a variety of creative books that y
See all 2019-09-12 Senior goalkeeper Erin Harris recorded her first shutout as the Westfield High School girls soccer team defeated the Oak Knoll Royals, 2-0, at Kehler Stadium in Westfield on September 10. Sophomore Ellie Sherman on an assist from freshman
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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