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Headlines This Week

GWACC Spring Fling, Farmers Market to Move Ahead
Westfield Public Schools Compete In Olympiad

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Township Gears Up For Complete Census Count With Town Hall Mtg.
Final Phase of Hometown Heroes Banner Program
Mayor Mahr to Host Green Economy Speakers Sunday

No Timetable Given On When Suit Will Conclude

Cranford, Hartz Ordered To Mediate By Judge

Chief Addresses Public Safety After Ped. Fatality

Congressional Races Starting To Heat Up In 7th, 12th Dists.


Autism Awareness Talk Offers Important Message For Youth
New York Needs to End Practice Of Sending Homeless to Jersey

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Sports Photo of the Week

REACHING FOR THE BALL...Cougar Joe Carrea, No. 10, reaches in an attempt to knock the ball out of Highlander Connor Bigelow’s grasp.

Education Matters
Excellent Musicians - WHS Students to Perform With All-State Band

Human Dignity  - Former Student Advocates For Autism Awareness

Effective Communication  - Tolerance Team Conducts Outreach at Edison School
Making the Grade  - Regional Schools Announce Local Students to Dean's Lists
Arts & Entertainment
Wit & Humor - CDC Theatre Knows How to Spell H-i-l-a-r-i-o-u-s at This Spelling Bee

Suds - Silent Film with Trent Johnson On Organ at FUMC Friday

Student & Alumni - Premiere Stages at Kean Expands Bauer Boucher Award in 2020

Community Photo of the Week

PRESIDENTS’ DAY FUN...Kids enjoy the Bouncy House and other inflatable activities at the Westfield Area Y’s Presidents’ Day Holiday Jump.

The Week in Sports: Cougars Topple Highlanders In Boys B-Ball Clash; Warriors Jar Blue Devils For Group 5 Section Mat Title; Blue Devils Oust Chiefs In North 2, Group 5 Semifinal; Blue Devils Stop SPF Raiders On Girls Hoops Senior Night; BrH2O Girls, Boys Defeat Blue Devils for Swim Titles; Blue Devil Icemen Finish Regular Varsity Season; Raider Girls, Boys Ousted In NJSIAA Swim Semis; Blue Devil JV Icemen Win Anthony Grasso Jamboree; Raider Track Girls Win Section 2, Group 3 Crown


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Summary Of Community Posts
See all 2020-02-20 A huge and enthusiastic crowd witnessed the 14th-seeded Cranford High School boys basketball team eliminate the 19th-seeded AL Johnson Crusaders from the Union County Tournament with a 62-46 victory in Cranford on February 19. Sophomore Li
See all 2020-02-20 The fifth-seeded Westfield High School boys basketball team received a 29-point performance from Griffin Rooney and a 10-rebound, seven-blocked shots effort from Jack Spellman to roll past Scotch Plains-Fanwood, 56-34, in the first round o
See all 2020-02-20 The top-seeded Westfield High School girls basketball team earned Head Coach Liz McKeon her 100th career win with a 59-30 triumph over the Jonathan Dayton Bulldogs in the first round of the Union County Tournament in Westfield on February
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
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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