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Residents Oppose Development For Circa-1755 Pierson House

Westfield
Municipal Election Poll and Debate Schedule
New Retail Trends Causing Changes In Downtown Westfield

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Downtown Slated For Housing As Revitalization Plans Advance
Shady Rest Interior Work Eyed For Completion By Fall

Cranford
Twn. Makes $18.5-Mil. Deal To Sell Birchwood Ave.
BOE Calls Hartz Project A ‘Hardship’ for District
DMC Presents Strategic Plan To Planning, Zoning Bds.

Garwood
Garwood Expands Parking Restrictions in Res. Areas

Region
Freeholders OK Funding For Several Projects
Peyton's Peek at the Week in Politics

Editorial
Critical Community Needs Do Not Take the Summer Off
Is State Sending Mixed Message On Smoking, Marijuana Use?
 

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Sports

TRYING TO ELUDE A DEFENDER...Union County All-Star quarterback Brian Oblachinski (Cranford No. 12) tries to elude Middlesex All-Star Da’Avian Ellington (Woodbridge) during the Snapple Bowl at Kean University on July 20.

Education
Selected to Participate - Westfield Teacher Attends Summer Program in D.C.

Techies - Westfield STEM Camp Attracts Future Engineers

Congrats - Westfield Students Graduate Hobart and William Smith
Well Done - Local Students Named to Dean’s List at Susquehanna
Hats Off - Dean’s List Announced At William & Mary
Arts & Entertainment
Now Playing - Keeping up with the Joneses at Alliance Rep Theatre in Summit
Recession Living - Premiere Stages’ Skeleton Crew Fleshes Out Hope and Fear

Popcorn - Baby Driver: Runs on Hi-Test

Musical Enjoyment - August Symphony Orchestra Presents Free Concert in WF

Centennial - CDC Invites Director’s Submissions for 100th Season
Community

A STAR IS BORN...Students from the S.T.A.R.S. theater group perform Lion King KIDS on Sunday at the Alan Augustine Village Green in Scotch Plains.

Week in Sports SPF Halts Westfield Downs Colonia In Parkway League 12U Ball; Union ‘Strikes’ in 4th; Downs Mid’sex in Snapple Bowl; St. Joe Unsettles St. Sebastian In St. Bart’s Softball; Westfield Falls to Long Hill In 14U Softball Action; Amer. Legion 60+ Seniors Stop Cranford VFW in Softball

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Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2017-07-26 Region - Deadline to file to run for school board candidates (Monday's deadline for Cranford, Fanwood, Garwood, Mountainside, Scotch Plans and Mountainside) 1501088878
See all 2017-07-26 Summit - nj.com; Officials and Overlook Medical Center reached a settlement Tuesday night that boosts the city's budget by about $800,000 a year until 2023, and allows the hospital to keep its nonprofit, tax-exempt status. The agreement is
See all 2017-07-26 Westfield - The August Symphony Orchestra presents a free concert featuring Rossinis high-spirited overture from The Barber of Seville, recognizable from the Bugs Bunny cartoon and countless movies, Mozarts rich Horn Concerto #3 featuring
See all 2017-07-26 Nation - The governments of Iran, North Korea and Russia do not share American values or interests and are active threats to our national security. These regimes will see a united message from the Congress of the United States with an over
See all 2017-07-26 Westfield - Street Closures; The 16th Annual Downtown Westfield 5K and Pizza Extravaganza will be held tomorrow, Wednesday evening, July 26, 2017 (rain or shine!). We expect over 2,400 runners and 6,000 spectators to attend this popular ev
See all 2017-07-25 Springfield - the next evening of Family Fun & Flix, the free summer entertainment and film series on Tuesday evenings, will team-up with National Night Out organizers on August 1 at Meisel Park, off Meisel Avenue in Springfield. 150101
See all 2017-07-25 Plainfield - On or about Tuesday, August 1st, the County of Union will begin resurfacing West Seventh Street in Plainfield from Park Avenue to Clinton Avenue. The project will last five nights. To minimize impact on local traffic, the work
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
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