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Board of Adjustment Carries Westfield Crossing to Sept.

View Here The August 21, 2017 Eclipse Live

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 2017-08-21 Warning - Do not look at the sun today; Man who suffered eye damage in 1962 eclipse warns others not to make the same mistakes; permanent damage to the retina is caused by looking directly at the sun. 1503326729
See all 2017-08-21 Clark - Township Police Department will be holding a DWI checkpoint beginning on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 2100 and ending at 0300 on Sunday, August 27, 2017. The checkpoint will be located in the northbound lanes of Brant Avenue, direc
See all 2017-08-20 Union County - Solar Eclipse, Make sure you have proper glasses, Timtetable Monday, Northern New Jersey Eclipse starting time: 1:22 p.m. Maximum blockage: 2:44 p.m. Darkness level: 70 to 72 percent of the sun will be obscured Ending time:
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
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PO Box 250, 251 North Ave. West, Westfield, NJ 07091
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