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Freeholders Vote Against Mountain Biking Trails

DWC Discusses Girlsí Day, Night Out Event
Susie Hung Named New Principal at Jefferson
Protests to Continue Outside Lanceís Office

Scotch Plains/Fanwood

Board to Start Downtown Redevelopment Evaluation
Fanwood Introduces Budget; Residents Oppose Sidewalk
Shady Rest Renovation Bid Questioned by Twp. Council
Rec. Commission Discusses Wheel Toss, Skate Park

CPD Awards Officers; Cap Budget Adopted, by 4-1 Vote
Cranford Bids Farewell to Superintendent Birnbaum
Planning Board Approves Affordable Housing Agent

South Ave. Redevelopment Approved In 5-to-1 Vote

Memorial Day Calls Upon Us To Remember Nationís Fallen
It Took Mountain Biking to Cause Divide Among Freeholders

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STICKING CLOSE TO THE VIKINGS...Blue Devil Emma Jackler, left, sticks close to a pair of Union Catholic Vikings in the seeded group of the 800 meters at the Union County Championships on May 19. Jackler finished third.

Honor Roll - Roosevelt Intermediate School (3rd Marking Period)

Winning Students - Womanís Club of Westfield Awards 2017 Scholarships

For a Good Cause - Evergreen Students Raise $900 for Cancer Research
New Building - Oratory Prep Hosts Grand Opening of DeGaeta Hall
Big Honor - WHS Students Earn National Recognition in Italian Exam
Arts & Entertainment
Popcorn - Norman: Truth or Consequences
Come Try Out - Auditions Announced for Company At Union Co. Performing Arts Ctr.
Coming Together - Concert Planned in Cranford to Benefit Ewings Sarcoma Research
Musical Send-Off - Junior Musical Club to Present Upper Class Concert in Westfield
Solo Act - One Woman Show to be Presented in Cranford

GARDENING TIPS...Master gardener Wanderlan Silva, right, gives some pointers to a gardener on Sunday at the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Community Garden, which is beginning its second season.

Week in Sports Blue Devils Halt Red Devils In Boys Section Lacrosse; Blue Devils 2nd, Cougars 6th At UCT Girls Track & Field; Baseball Raiders Shut Down South Plainfield Tigers; Blue Devils Blank Hawks For Sectional Tennis Crown; Baseball Cougars Rally Past GL Highlanders for 10-9 Win; Raiders Ground Eagles In Boys Lacrosse 1st Round; Two Westfield Natives Pen Interesting Books (Devil's Den); Elizabeth Edges Viking Boys For UCT Track & Field Title

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Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2017-05-25 Washington DC - NJ Transit has been awarded a $10 million dollar federal grant from the Positive Train Control Grant Program. Positive Train Control (PTC) is an automated backup safety system to combat human error in operations and improve
See all 2017-05-25 Westfield - The 7th Annual Sister Pat's Charity Wiffle Ball Tournament this year will be at Tamaques Park this Friday, May 26th at 3:15pm. We expect a great turn out this year, with over 200 players participating. In fact, we have a team w
See all 2017-05-24 Garwood - Take notice that the mayor and council of the Borough of Garwood will hold a special meeting on Monday, June 5, 2017, at 5:00 p.m., council chambers, municipal building, 403 south avenue, garwood, nj. The purpose of meeting is fo
See all 2017-05-24 Cranford - Hartz Mountain is to be heard for a zoning variance on Walnut Ave--900 units in what is now a commercial zone! This is across the street from the new shopping plaza in Clark. 1495642926
See all 2017-05-24 Cranford - Mayors Council on the Rahway River Watershed is to hold a meeting in Cranford at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 24, 1495642619
See all 2017-05-24 Cranford - Misc.: Registration begins Saturday, June 17, for the childrens summer reading program at the Cranford Public Library, Mr. Giblin noted. A public piano donated by the Lafferty family is to be unveiled Friday, June 9, at Eastman
See all 2017-05-24 Trenton - Asm. Jon Bramnick (Westfield) said, It is time to stop sending taxpayer dollars to over-funded towns and help other communities with more state dollars. We can only solve the property tax crisis by addressing the school funding i
See all 2017-05-24 Garwood - The fourth annual Garwood Rocks! street fair, hosted by the Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce (GWACC), will take place on Sunday, June 4th, 2017 from 10 AM - 5 PM (rain or shine) in downtown Garwood. Center Street will b
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PO Box 250, 251 North Ave. West, Westfield, NJ 07091
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