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This week's edition is May 21, 2020

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Headlines This Week

Rescue Squad Continues to Respond During Pandemic
‘Virtual’ Pizza Run Proposed to Replace Uncertain Annual Race
Westfield BOE Approves Distance-Learning Updates
First Congregational Church of Westfield To Celebrate 140th Anniversary

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Summer Camp Cancelled; Alternatives to Be Sought
Fanwood Introduces Budget With Bleak Revenue Forecast

Mountainside OKs Outdoor Dining, If/When State Allows

Cranford BOE Welcomes New Assistant Principal

Garwood Seeing Leveling Off of COVID-19 Cases
Garwood Board of Ed. Adopts 2020-2021 Budget

Local Leaders to Aid Reopening of Economy

Our Fallen Heroes Inspire Us To Face The Challenges of Today
Any Spending Cuts Must Be Shared by BOEs, County, Towns

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Sports Photo of the Week

FIRST LEG OF THE 1,600....Blue Devils Mia Melao, left No. 4, Grace Morgan, behind Melao, and Emma Jackler, No. 3, Cougar Lindsay Aschmies and Raider Sara Greene keep in a tight pack during the first lap of the 1600 at the UCT Track and Field Championships in Plainfield on May 17, 2018. Melao’s huge kick on the final leg earned her the title.

Education Matters
Courses Complete - Kelly Frazee Is Awarded Master’s Degree From WGU
Honor Roll - Edison Intermediate School (3rd Marking Period)
High Honor - DeBenedetto Inducted Into Alpha Sigma Nu
Virtually Awarded - Stuart Callinan Receives Presidential Scholarship
Arts & Entertainment
Social Distancing Fun - Splitrock Reservoir, A Trail Worth Exploring
From Your Living Room - Audio Tour Available Of Historic Cranford
Community Photo of the Week

BACK IN ACTION...As some public places began to reopen, last weekend's spring-like weather brought out the golfers, including those at Scotch Hills Country Club in Scotch Plains.

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The Westfield Leader and The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Times
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Tel 908 232-4407; fax 908 232-0473