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Sewer Fee to Increase; Parks Plan Moves to Planning Board

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Scotch Plains Zoning Board Approves Four-Car Garage
Scotch Plains Rescue Squad Holds Installation Dinner

Committee Asks Bd. to Look At North Ave. ‘Redevelopment’
Cranford Comm. Estimates Capital Budget at $4.8 Mil.
Cell Tower Testimony Continues in Cranford

Assistant Prosecutors Seek Settlement of Contract


Presidents’ Day: An Opportunity To Look at Our Past and Future
Will Loosening Affiliation Rules Boost Primary Election Turnouts?

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Sports Photo of the Week

GETTING ONE OF MANY REBOUNDS...Blue Devil Chloe Kreusser, left, gets the rebound as Cougar Amanda Vath, No. 24, also gets in on the action in Cranford on February 6. The Blue Devils won 63-46 to claim the Watchung Division title.

Education Matters
Well Done - Local Students Achieve Dean’s List at Area Schools

Documents Needed  - Garwood Kindergarten Registration Information

Special Persons  - Grandparent Day Held At Lincoln School in Westfield

Arts & Entertainment
Spring Musical - SPFHS Repertory Theatre Presents Chicago

Carriage House - Poet Diane Lockward To Read at Sweetheart Night

Charming - Silent Movie Suds At FUMC, Feb. 21

Musical Celebration - Florian Schantz Combo to Play Jazz from the Roaring Twenties
Community Photo of the Week

HEART SMART...Debi Price, JCC’s wellness director, is pictured at the goody bag table at Saturday’s women's heart health awareness event, which coincided with the national Go Red Campaign originated by the American Heart Association.

The Week in Sports: Blue Devil Cager Boys Become ‘Ghostbusters’ in Victory; Lady Blue Devils Win Division, Roar Past Lady Cougars; Blue Devils Prep for Sections, Top Fair Lawn Matmen; Cougars Down Eagles In North 2, Group 4 Wrestling


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Summary Of Community Posts
See all 2020-02-19 Scotch Plains-Fanwood - On behalf of myself and the Board of Education, we'd Ijke to thank you for your continued attention to, and interest in, the SPF High School Field Lighting Project. In the spirit of community and continued transpare
See all 2020-02-18 Springfield - Temple Shaarey Shalom, 78 South Springfield Avenue, Springfield, will hold a clothing drive starting on March 8 and ending on March 12. The clothing will be going to a third world country to benefit their needy population. Co
See all 2020-02-13 Cranford - Winter Restaurant Week Returns to Downtown Cranford February 23 - 28!The Downtown Cranford Winter Restaurant Week is back this February! From Sunday, February 23 through Friday, February 28, diners can enjoy prix fixe dinner men
See all 2020-02-13 Bonus points assured the top-seeded Westfield High School wrestling team a 44-26 victory over the fourth-seeded Piscataway Chiefs in the semifinal round of the North Jersey, Section 2, Group 5 Tournament in Westfield on February 12. The Bl
See all 2020-02-13 Teamwork from the second quarter onward paid off as the Cranford High School boys basketball team erased a 17-8 first-quarter deficit to overrun the visiting Governor Livingston Highlanders, 59-45, on February 11. Arjun Petgrave, who had 1
See all 2020-02-13 Westfield - On Saturday, February 29th from 5:50-7:20 pm, a group of local kids will host Skating for Smiles at the Westfield Rink at Gumbert Park (650 Fourth Avenue). By supporting the international medical philanthropy, Operation Smile,
See all 2020-02-13 Westfield - Presbyterian Women is hosting this ALL CHURCH FRIENDS AND FAMILY pancake dinner at the Presbyterian Church of Westfield. Please come anytime between 5:30pm and 7:30pm to enjoy fellowship and a hearty breakfast of pancakes, saus
See all 2020-02-10 Westfield - The Presbyterian Womens Group of Westfield, NJ invites members of the community to join us on Thursday, March 19 at 9:30 AM to hear our speaker, Walter Choroszewski speak about the Roaring 20s Post-war prosperity, Prohibition 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