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Bruce Kaufmann Retiring After Sixteen Years as Rec. Director

Municipal Election Poll and Debate Schedule

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Downtown Committee Awaiting Affordable Housing Settlement
Resolution Passes in Fanwood to Protect Resident Immigrants
YMCA’s Former Grand St. Building Is Being Sold

Mountainside
Senior Sprayed With Gas at Station; Officers Promoted

Cranford
905-Apartment Redevelopment Plan Questioned by Residents
New CF Super. Declares, ‘We’re Better Together’
Twp. Hears Hartz’s Plan; Impact Concerns BOE

Garwood
Guarriello Looks Back on 30 Yrs. As Borough Engineer

Region
Freeholders to OK Funding From UCC for New Field

Editorial
PILOT Agreements Must Stop To Prevent Further Taxpayer Fleecing
Lawmakers Need to Address Affordable-Housing Impact
 

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Sports

GETTING THERE IN THE NICK OF TIME...Cougar Patrick McMahon gets to second base before Green Brook shortstop Jake Memoli makes the tag in the first inning during a 13U game on the varsity field in Cranford on July 12.

Education
Honor Roll - Edison Intermediate School (4th Marking Period)

High GPA - Sloan Named to Dean’s List at Providence Coll.

Incoming - The Pingry School Announces New Trustees
Degrees - James Madison University Announces Local Graduates
Experienced - St. Bartholomew Academy Hires New Vice-Principal
Arts & Entertainment
If You’re France Bound - Forget Paris and Head South
Original Musical - NJYT Presents Midnight Madness

 

Community

FRESH PRODUCE...Fresh cucumbers, beets and peppers were among the Jersey-grown fruits and vegetables available last Saturday at the Farmers’ Market in Scotch Plains, which operates every Saturday through November.

Week in Sports SPF Halts WF 12U White Rally In New Prov. Gold League; Cougars, Green Bk. 13s Adjust To Varsity Sized Baseball Field; WF Blue Hands Pioneers Loss in New Prov. Gold League; Chatham White Tops Cranford In New Providence 8U League; Scotch Plains-Fanwood Rallies To Beat Elmora 10U Boys; Readington Raptors Hold Off Westfield 9U Comeback

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Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2017-07-25 Cranford - BOE Takes Action to Stop Hartz Mtn. Project. Robyn Orr-Gioffre Specially Written for The Westfield Leader (full article in Thursday's newspaper) The Cranford Board of Education passed a resolution that expresses extreme concern
See all 2017-07-24 Westfield - During next weeks July 31 Assembly voting session, Republican Leader Jon Bramnick plans to urge an emergency vote blocking court-imposed high-density housing. I am aggressively moving forward to protect towns and help mayors an
See all 2017-07-20 Cranford - The Cranford planning board set Wednesday, September 6 as the new hearing date for the Hartz application to rezone 750 Walnut Avenue. The location is to be determined, as the committee chambers will be under construction then.See all 2017-07-20 Cranford - The Township of Cranford has made an agreement to sell 215-235 Birchwood Avenue for $18.5 million with a developer to build a 225-unit development with a parking garage underneath. 1500545815
See all 2017-07-19 Scotch Plains - Downtown Redevelopment Committee to Meet at SP-F HS Auditorium on Wed., July 19 at 7 p.m. to Discuss Phase 1 of Redevelopment Plan 1500466936
See all 2017-07-18 Westfield - Leader/Times Service Announcement: You don't have to shout from your rooftop! Sell by advertising in our low-cost Classified section ... the most convenient way to reach customers! Call 908-232-4407 by 5pm on Tuesday or See all 2017-07-18 Westfield - Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick announced two senior leadership changes in the Assembly Republican caucus today. Assemblyman Anthony M. Bucco (R-Morris) was named conference leader and Assemblywoman Nancy F. Muoz (R-Uni
See all 2017-07-18 Westfield - The Downtown Westfield 5K & Pizza Extravaganza will be held on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. Over 2,200 runners as well as 6,000 spectators are expected to downtown for this popular event. 1500375055
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