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Board of Adjustment Carries Westfield Crossing to Sept.

Westfield
Municipal Election Poll and Debate Schedule

Mountainside
Mayor Details Mountainside’s Affordable-Housing Plans

Cranford <= more
Police Chief Wozniak Retires; Hartz Files Motion to Intervene
Cranford Considers Laws for Puppy Mills, Private Trees

Garwood <= more
New BOE Member Named; District Goals Presented

Region
County Cancels Meeting on Resolution for Roselle Project
Peyton's Peek at the Week in Politics

Editorial
Our Mayors Have Opportunity To Tackle Common Concerns
Oliver Shouldn’t Be Allowed to Appear Twice on Election Ballots
  

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Sports

GOOD STRETCH FOR THE DOUBLE PLAY...Joe Max first baseman Bruce Evans makes the stretch to complete the double play on Contact Lens & Vision runner Ed Quinn in the first inning at Rahway River Park in Rahway on August 10.

Education
Accepted - Westfield Teachers Named Wilson HistoryQuest Fellows

Arts & Entertainment
Shakespeare in the Park - The Taming of the Shrew
Dream Trip - ‘I Love Paris Every Moment of the Year...’

Popcorn - The Dark Tower Fighting Horror with Horror

Annual Concert - Woodland String Quartet Plans ‘Mozart and Musicals’

Providing Opportunity - Musical Club of Westfield Awards $14K in Scholarships
Community

SMOOTHER RIDE...Two of the four lanes on the Fanwood stretch of South Avenue have been paved. Road pavings and improvements are being completed to towns throughout Union County.

Week in Sports Joe Max Cracks Contact Lens In UC Senior 50 Softball; Sheelen’s Crossing ‘Derails’ River & Rail for A Div. Crown; Five Guys Edge Sofa Kings In Game 1 of ‘B’ Finals; St. Joseph Scores 10 in Sixth To Topple St. Vince Men; Five Guys Seize Division Crown, Blank Sofa Kings in Game 2; St. George Rattles JP II In St. Bart’s Softball Action

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Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2017-08-19 Cranford - The rezoning application by Hartz Mountain Industries, for 750 Walnut Avenue, was moved from September 6 to October 18. 1503140856
See all 2017-08-18 Scotch Plains - Friday Family Movie Night Cancelled Tonight Out of an abundance of caution for the safety and interest of all involved parties, the Township of Scotch Plains has cancelled tonight's Friday Family Movie Night due to impendin
See all 2017-08-18 Westfield - Tamaques Park, a 106-acre park on Lamberts Mill Road in Westfields Fourth Ward, includes playing fields, tennis courts, basketball courts, picnic areas, playground areas, a running path, a pond, and much more. As Councilman for
See all 2017-08-18 Police - Thefts from unlocked vehicles continue to plague the communities in our area despite several warnings from area police departments for residents to lock their cars & remove valuables from view. Please help us to prevent these crim
See all 2017-08-18 Scotch Plains - The first meeting of the AARP Westfield Area Chapter 4137 will be held on Tuesday Sept. 5 at 1:00 at the St. John's Baptist Church hall, which is on Morse Ave.in Scotch Plains. At our monthly meetings we always have an inte
See all 2017-08-17 Westfield - Library, View the Live Streaming of the Rare Solar Eclipse! Drop in anytime from 12:00 pm (CORRECTION) to 3:00 pm on Monday, August 21 Open to all, no need to register Preshow begins at 12pm Main event begins at 1pm Please note
See all 2017-08-17 Plainfield - The Crescent Choral Society is currently welcoming new singers for its 2017-18 season - all parts are open and singers of all ages are invited to join! Rehearsals are Monday evenings from 7:30-9:30 at the Crescent Avenue Presb
See all 2017-08-17 Mountainside - Correction: A report in today's Westfield Leader should have reported that the plan for the Barnes Tract in Mountainside will be discussed at the Mountainside Planning Board meeting (Borough Hall) on Tuesday, August 22 start
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PO Box 250, 251 North Ave. West, Westfield, NJ 07091
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