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Westfield Council Introduces Municipal Budget For 2017

Westfield
Carey, Munoz Retiring From School District Principal Posts

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Scotch Plains Council Introduces Budget With 1.97-Percent Tax Hike
Tentative $95-Million Budget Approved by SP-F School Board
Rec. Panel Cautious on ‘Mindfulness’ Camp
Gas Utility Work to Begin Next Month In Fanwood

Mountainside
Mountainside Recognizes Officers Who Delivered Baby

Cranford
Board to Take Comments From Public on Birchwood

Garwood
New PD Chief Named in Garwood; AFC Bldg. Closed
Garwood BOE Discusses Budget, Lock-Down Drill

Region
Freeholders Set to Vote on New Contract With Amtrak
County Concludes Dept. Hearings On Budget
RVSA Looks to Save Money On Indus. Waste Treatment

Editorial
Mountain Bikers vs. Hikers, Others Battle Continues
EMT Tragedy Renews Attention To Many Risks Responders Face

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Sports

OPENING EYES AT A.C...Raider junior Sam Wustefeld, top, placed second in the NJSIAA Tournament at 182-lbs.

Education
Honor Roll - Terrill Middle School (2nd Marking Period)

Weird Visit - Children’s Author Gutman Visits Franklin School

Outstanding Teaching - Nominations Welcomed for Annual Philhower Award
Science Vs Free Will - Big Questions Debate Tourn. Open to All H.S. Students
Robot Arm - Students Devel. Special Needs Toys Prototypes
Arts & Entertainment
Horror Show - Unconventional Musical Carrie Provides Insight for Teens, Adults
Yin & Yang - Oratorio Singers Present Music of Two Bachs
Come Tryout - NJYT Holds Auditions for Musical Midnight Madness
Light Up the Stage - RIS to Perform Fame the Musical This Weekend
Seasonal Sounds - Westfield Community Band To Hold Spring Concert
Community

BEADS AND BOWS...Younger members of the Shea Jennings Irish Dancers from Garwood get ready to entertain the crowds in the giant heated tent by Darby Road Pub on St. Patrick’s Day.

Week in Sports Raider Matmen Finish 19-12, Return Full Team Next Year; Blue Devils Took 3rd in UCT, Got 2nd in District Wrestling; Cougar Matmen Had Banner Season, Won UCT, Sectionals; Blue Devil Boys’ Season Was Basketball ‘Year of Growth’; Defense, Commitment, Keys To Raider Cagers’ Turnaround; Diamond, Kurz to Enter NJSCA Hall of Fame (Devil's Den)

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Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2017-03-26 Westfield - Gretas Run is Sunday, April 23, 2017, at Roosevelt Intermediate School on 301 Clark Street in Westfield, NJ. The course is USATF certified and sanctioned. Prizes and bib/shirt pick-up details will be announced closer to race da
See all 2017-03-25 Rep. Lance - Greater choice and competition will be the free-market forces that lower health care costs for all Americans. The legislation Congress was considering this week missed that mark and did not meet my goals for an Obamacare repla
See all 2017-03-25 CRANFORDThe 7th annual Colin Maher Easter Egg Hunt is scheduled this year for April 1 at the beautiful on -the-river Hanson Park. The hunt was started by Cranford teens to raise money to fight Ewings Sarcoma, a childhood cancer that took t
See all 2017-03-24 Newark - NJ TRANSIT is preparing a service plan for the afternoon peak period following an earlier Amtrak derailment at New York Penn Station. NJ TRANSIT will operate limited outbound service from New York Penn Station beginning at 4 p.m.
See all 2017-03-23 Plainfield On April 22 at 7pm, the Crescent Choral Society, accompanied by professional orchestra, will perform A Baroque Festival, including Bachs Missa Brevis in G major among other works. The concert will be at Crescent Avenue Presbyter
See all 2017-03-23 Union - Sing along with Sandy, Danny and the rest of the Rydell High School gang at the Grease Sing-A-Long, Friday, April 7 at 7:30 p.m. at Wilkins Theatre, located at 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, on the Kean University campus. Don those pin
See all 2017-03-22 Area - fitness tips to science facts, Scotch Plains, Fanwood and Clark 7th-grade students are focusing their brainpower on health as they compete in the UnitedHealthcare Health Bee at the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA. Since October 2016, stu
See all 2017-03-22 Summit - The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey is hosting an Earth Day Festival on Saturday, April 22nd 2017 from 10 AM to 2 PM. The event features an array of workshops, educational booths, food and activities. The Festival will be held in
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