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Headlines This Week

Parents Voice Continuing Concerns About School Safety

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Redevelopment Agreements OK’d for Snuffy’s, Downtown
Redevelopment Committee Moves Forward on Plans for Snuffy’s Site
BOE to Interview Candidates For Open Seat on Board
Ninety Percent of Fanwood Homes Have Been Assessed

Tax Reassessment Process Explained for Mountainside
Mountainside Council Asks Residents to Donate Water

Transit Groups Provide Updates On Portal Bridge, One-Seat Rides

Water Main Work in Garwood To Be Completed by October 31
Garwood Considers Change In Committee Structure

County Seeks Grants For Work on Bridges

A Supermarket at Pantagis Site Could Create Traffic Nightmare
Grants Offer Public Libraries Options to Enhance Services

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Sports Photo of the Week

TD IN THE RIGHT CORNER...Blue Devil Griffin Rooney, No. 17, grabs quarterback Hank Shapiro’s pass in the right corner in the second quarter for a touchdown. Rooney had a spectacular afternoon and the Blue Devils won 28-14.

Education Matters
Achievers - Students Named Ntl. Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

Cocktails & Hors d’Oeuvres  - Mother Seton Regional High School to Host Gala

Community Update  - Westfield Special Education Community Meeting, Oct. 2

Diplomatic  - Mt. St. Mary Academy Junior Attends Intl. Relations Academy
Innovation  - NJ Trailblazers To Be Focus On Barth’s Library Seminar
Arts & Entertainment
Top Billing - Local Area Theatre Folks Win 2019 Perry Nominations and Awards

Expect the Unexpected - Magic and Wonder Cloak Sondheim’s Into the Woods

Dance With Me - NJFO Opens Season With Invitation to the Waltz

Season Opening - Chess Opens 9/27 at Award-Winning CDC Theatre
In the Spirit - Registration Open for Haunt Your House Contest
Community Photo of the Week

NEW POLICE OFFICER SWORN IN...Officer Tyler Flowers, hired on September 2, is officially sworn in Monday night by Mayor Colleen Mahr in the presence of his family, with The Bible being held by his grandfather. Tyler, 27, is a resident of Scotch Plains and previously was a police officer in Tewksbury.

The Week in Sports: Raiders Outhustle Westfield In Boys Soccer Showdown; Blue Devils’ Air Attack Tops Tigers in Grid Opener; Cougars ‘Sack’ Montgomery In Grid Home Opener; Cranford Prevails Over Blue Devils in Girls’ Soccer; Soccer Blue Devils Shut Out Oak Knoll Lady Royals


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Summary Of Community Posts
See all 2019-09-25 Mountainside - Approximately 40 congregants from the Mountainside Community Presbyterian Church (CPC) were joined by Boy Scouts from local Troop 177, their leaders and other Mountainside residents, to participate in the RISE AGAINST HUNGER
See all 2019-09-25 GARWOOD - Ladies Aux. of Garwood Volunteer Fire Dept. Fall Clothing Drive October 5th from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. rain or shine. Drop off is at the firehouse, located at - 415 South Avenue. Accepting clothes, stuffed animals, purses, shoes, coat
See all 2019-09-23 Hillside -The public is invited to join as the Freeholder Board, local and State officials will dedicate and rename the Countys Liberty Avenue Park to Charlotte DeFilippo Park in honor of the former Freeholder, Township of Hillside clerk a
See all 2019-09-20 Scotch Plains - The Westfield Area AARP Chapter 4137 will meet on Monday, October 7, at 1:00 PM at the Scotch Hills Country Club, located at Plainfield Ave. and Jerusalem Road. Ms. Lori Connell, the client representative from Fellowship Vi
See all 2019-09-20 Winner by a nose was what it was when Kirsten Williams nudged in a throw into the box from Claire Ganley 2:40 in the first overtime to give the No. 12 Cranford High School girls soccer team a 2-1 upset victory over No. 5 Scotch Plains-Fanw
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
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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