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Headlines This Week

WPD, WFD Swear in New Hires, Recently Promoted Personnel
Interim DWC Dir. Focused On Interacting With Owners

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Hearing On Parker Gardens Development to Resume In Oct.
BOE Says Goodbye to Clancy, Seeks Candidates for Open Seat
Petition Planned to Urge Action on Afford. Housing
Emergency Coordinator Provides Tips to Residents
Rec. Comm. Hears Plans for Forest Rd. Park
Scotch Hills Reaches Record Revenue In Aug.

Cranford to ‘Shelf’ PILOT For Redevelopment Program
Cranford Movie Theatre to Reopen in November
Cranford’s Master Plan Re-Exam Report Adopted
Cranford Training Staff on Mental Health In Classroom

Quattrocchi Campaigns For Dist. 22 Assembly Seat

NJT Should Restore Off-Peak Service On Raritan Valley Line
Communication Is Critical In Addressing School Safety Risks

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Sports Photo of the Week

BATTLE AT MIDFIELD...Blue Devil co-captain Faith Dobosiewicz, No. 17, and Raider Abby Hanvey, No. 4, battle for control near midfield in Scotch Plains on September 17. The Raiders scored twice in the second half to win, 3-1.

Education Matters
Humbled & Honored - Terry Foppert Awarded Superintendent of the Year

Info Session  - Girl Scouts of Cranford To Host Open House Oct. 7

On Their Way  - WHS Ntl. Merit Semifinalists Recognized by BOE

Wealth of Information  - Fanwood Scotch Plains College Club Community Calendar is Now Available
All Are Welcome  - Union Catholic’s Fall Open House Is Set for Oct. 9
Arts & Entertainment
Dedicated - Westfield Community Players 85 Years of Volunteerism

Unexpected Connections - ‘Steeple Concerts’ Opens With Humor and Poignancy

Outstanding Chamber Music - Mostly Music Kicks Off 40th Anniversary Season

Popcorn - Hustlers: The Tacky Laps of Luxury
Premiere - Dreamcatcher’s The Lucky Ones 
Community Photo of the Week

RALLYING COMMUTERS...Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr, Tom Jardim of Westfield and other volunteers with the Raritan Valley Mayors' Alliance meet with commuters at Track 5 in Newark Penn Station last Wednesday for the second "Rally for Commuters." 

The Week in Sports: Raiders’ 2nd Half Goals Top Lady Soccer Blue Devils; Field Goal Pushes Union Past Westfield in Grid Classic; Lady Cougars Pull OT Upset On No. 5 Soccer Raiders; UC Vikings Nip Westfield In Battle of V-Ball Unbeatens; Elizabeth Stuns Raiders In Early Season Soccer Duel; Cougars Pummel SPF Raiders In Football Showdown; Torok in the Rare Air Of WHS’s‘500 Club’ (Devil's Den)


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Summary Of Community Posts
See all 2019-10-02 WESTFIELD The Town of Westfield will be visited from one of its favorite families The Addams Family in a one-night screening of MGMs new animated comedy on Thursday, October 10, at the Rialto Theater. Starring an all-star voice cast led by
See all 2019-10-02 Morristown - Join Morris Arts on Sunday evening, October 27th, at 5pm at the Vail Mansion, 110 South Street, Morristown, NJ 07960 for the 10th anniversary of this fun, family oriented, free event which features an art workshop, a luminary
See all 2019-09-30 Westfield - Since 1916, Holy Trinity School has provided a quality Catholic education to Westfield and the surrounding communities. A 2011 National Blue Ribbon and a Middle States accredited school, its mission is to educate students to ac
See all 2019-09-30 Cranford - The Cranford Public Library Board of Trustees will hold an emergency meeting on Wednesday, October 2 at 7:00pm to vote on a resolution to approve the payment of a bill to Innovative Interfaces, for the provision of library servi
See all 2019-09-29 Quarterback Hank Shapiro made great used of the final 1:41 to connect with tight end John Czarnecki and split end Griffin Rooney to earn a 21-17 victory over the Watchung Hills Warriors at Kehler Stadium in Westfield on September 28. Read
See all 2019-09-29 Chris Giglio scored a hat trick plus one as the Westfield High School boys soccer team trampled the visiting Cranford Cougars, 9-1, on September 26. Read the entire account in the October 3 edition of The Westfield leader and The Scotch Pl
See all 2019-09-29 The 13th-ranked Somerville Pioneers used a lightning no-huddle offense to shock the Cranford football Cougars, 40-7, in Cranford on September 27. The Pioneers' defense was successfully plugging the holes and held the Cougars scoreless unti
See all 2019-09-29 Kent Place took top honors and Westfield placed second at the Union County girls tennis tournament held in Plainfield on September 25-26. Blue Devils Annika Vesuna and Madison Wright won the second doubles title and freshman Sophie Montero
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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