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Westfield Adjust. Board Grants Storefront Office Space Application

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Eminent Domain Fears Aired Regarding Redevelopment Study
Womenís Softball Regis. Up 500 Percent; Concerts Due

Residents Express Concern Over Ban On Cat Feeding

One-Seat Ride Talk Resurfaces At Rail Coalition Meeting

Peyton's Peek at the Week in Politics


Local Community Bids Farewell To Hon. Edward W. Beglin, Jr.
Investments In Golf Courses Hopefully Will Spur Economy

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LOOKING FOR THE DOUBLE PLAY...Raider second baseman Sam Schetelich gets the force out at second on Pioneer Joe Nave and looks for an opportunity to get the double play at first in the fifth inning. The Raiders beat New Providence, 6-0.

Honor Roll - Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School (3rd Marking Period)

High Achievers - SPFHS DECA Receives Awards at California Conf.

Recognition - WHS Earns Award at NJ Youth and Govít Conference
Revitalization - Pavers Being Sold to Raise Funds for Brunner Garden
Arts & Entertainment
Rock Musical - Skating Through Life at Hamilton Stage in Rahway
Stunning Quarters - Rainy Weather Doesnít Deter Crowds From Notable Home Tour
Popcorn - A Quiet Passion Rhyme and Reason
Fun Event - UCPAC Hosts Wine, Cheese, Chocolate Party Fundraiser
Spring Sounds - Madrigal Singers to Present Concert on May 21

GET GROWING...The Sharlein family of Fanwood took part in the The Jewish Community Centerís (JCC) family gardening event last weekend. The JCC received a grant from Union County Kids Dig In to fund the garden, which is designed around recipes for salsa, pizza, pickles and Israeli salad. 

Week in Sports Raiders Break Out in Fifth, Halt Pioneers in Baseball; Blue Devils Top Cougars For 15th UCT Baseball Title; SHP Piratesí Late Surge Sinks Blue Devil Boy Laxers; Blue Devils Outpace Cougars In Softball Showdown; Blue Devils Pummel Roxbury In Girls Lacrosse Action; Blue Devils Score 5 in Sixth, Defeat Softball Raiders; Carey: Much More Than Ws and Ls (Devil's Den)

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See all 2017-05-21 Univ. of N. Carolina - Chloe Bryen, a graduating senior in Psychology and Neuroscience, is the recipient of the 2017 Dashiell-Thurstone Prize, awarded each year for the best senior honors thesis, as judged by a faculty committee. 149537
See all 2017-05-19 Union County - Vote is No Mountain Bikes Allowed in Watchung Reservation. The Union County Freeholders voted 5 to 3, with 1 abstention, to disapprove of mountain bikes in the Watchung Reservation. Chairman Bergen, Vice-chairman Grenados, F
See all 2017-05-18 Cranford - Under the new leadership of The Reverend Andy Kruger, Priest-in-Charge, the Vestry of Trinity Episcopal Church, 119 Forest Avenue Cranford, NJ has decided to withdraw its application to expand its off-street church parking lot a
See all 2017-05-18 Cranford - High School performing arts community is raising money to fight a disease that has taken two young Cranford residents in the last few years. Call for a Cure, a concert started in remembrance of Colin Maher, will be a 7:30pm Tues
See all 2017-05-17 Rosemont, PA Rosemont College celebrated its 94th Commencement on Saturday, May 13, 2017. The constant rain did not stop the 234 graduates of the Schools of Graduate and Professional Studies and Undergraduate College from celebrating the s
See all 2017-05-17 Cranford - The residents surrounding Trinity Church on Hamilton Avenue, Arlington Road, Sylvester Street and Forest Avenue need our help and support. Please come to the Cranford Zoning Board meeting on Monday, May 22, at 8 pm in the Munici
See all 2017-05-17 Westfield - The Rescue Squad is going to offer an Open House event at the squad house on Memorial Day and we would like to get the word out. Would you be able to promote/publicize the event with our flyer in The Westfield Leader? The open
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The Westfield Leader and The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Times
PO Box 250, 251 North Ave. West, Westfield, NJ 07091
Tel 908 232-4407; fax 908 232-0473