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Mayor Skibitsky and Council Recognized for Service to Town
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Westfield
Andy Skibitsky Looks Back on 15 Years as Mayor, Councilman

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Downtown Redevelopment Hearings Expected In February
Scotch Plains Zoning Bd. OK’s Five Applications
New Recreation Director Announced for Scotch Plains
Scotch Plains’ Pat DiNizio, Rock Musician, Dies at 62

Cranford
Spirit of Giving Brings Back Christmas Lights
Hartz Adjourns Application Until February 21 Meeting
Accolades Offered for CHS Student Achievements
Hot Tub Approved By Cranford Board

Garwood
Council Debates Bond Ord. for Playground

Region
Freeholders, Department Directors to Get Raises

Editorial
What Does Lance’s Vote on Reconciliation Really Mean?
Communities Coming Together To Aid Homeless, Disadvantaged
 

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Sports

BLUE DEVIL BASKETBALL SENIORS...The Lady Blue Devils are looking to take their next step up. Pictured, left to right, are: front row; Molly Ryan, Grace Elliott and Josie Greenwood; back row, Lauren Sgro and Whitney Shyposh.

Education
Honor Roll - Terrill Middle School (1st Marking Period)

Aspiring Authors - Woman’s Club Contest Open to Young Writers

Helping Hand - Hallie Traiman Volunteers For Comm. Service Wknd.
Well Done - Novack Inducted into College Honors Prog.
Cyberspace - Franklin Third Graders Connect with NASA Scientist
Arts & Entertainment
Countdown - Celebrate The New Year Family-Style With NJFO, Broadway Soloists
Holiday Classic - CDC Shines With A Christmas Carol

Parent Production - Washington School Show Set for Jan. Performance

Popcorn - The Man Who Invented Christmas - The Dickens, You Say

Tryout - Open Auditions for Annie, Jr. in January
Community

HOLIDAY TUNES...Councilman Tom Kranz visits with Fanwood’s Bob and Grace Kruthers at Monday’s Fanwood Seniors Club holiday luncheon at Snuffy’s Pantagis in Scotch Plains.

Week in Sports Raider Boys Not Taking Any Games Lightly in Basketball; Blue Devils Looking to Take Next Step Up in Girls Hoops; Blue Devil Matmen Are Doing The Right Thing on the Mat; Elliott, Ortiz Continued WHS’s ILB Tradition (Devil's Den); Blue Devil Cager Boys Have New Faces, Same Challenges; Cougars Present New Faces, Not Strangers to Wrestling Mat; Cougars Cager Boys Will Play With an Entirely New Lineup; Raiders Return Experienced Veteran Core in Girls Hoops

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Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2017-12-14 Area - NJ TRANSIT is prohibiting all beverages on all of its trains, light rail vehicles and buses on Saturday December 16th and the early morning hours of Sunday December 17th to coincide with the annual Hoboken SantaCon event. This polic
See all 2017-12-14 Westfield - Dear Friends and Family of Addams Tavern, We unfortunately announce that Addams Tavern must temporarily close for business on Friday, December 15, 2017, so that we can begin construction of additional improvements at the restau
See all 2017-12-14 Westfield - Christmas is just a week away and the Y Mens Tree Lot on Elm Street still has trees available to beautify your home or office this season while helping the community. All proceeds benefit local organizations. Proceeds benefit t
See all 2017-12-13 Mountainside - Road closure; Deer Path between Tanager and Fox Trail is closed due to a fallen tree and utility pole. Plan alternate routes. 1513186941
See all 2017-12-13 Westfield - The Westfield Historical Society will be gift-wrapping at Lord & Taylor over the next 2 weekends as a fund raiser. Gift wrapping volunteers are needed to sign up for 2-hour shifts. If you'd like to participate and help your His
See all 2017-12-13 Westfield - Anonymous, (Addams tavern closing temporarily), I am assuming you heard this. Apparently Friday through a conflicting time frame. Claiming construction. Ive been told may have to do with landlord dispute. Just wanted to share t
See all 2017-12-12 Christmas - Last February, a Scotch Plains resident and fallen Westfield fireman left behind a wife and kids, but a roof on their home in need of serious repair. A neighbor of the family informed Brien Deegan of Deegan Roofing of the famil
See all 2017-12-12 Christmas - Leader reporter Christina Hinke saved Christmas in Cranford by tackling NJTransit and ridding charges for traditional Merry Christmas sign on overpass. She also got them to back off charges for Garwood. Is Garwood now going to
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