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August 25, 2016
(Archives to 1907)
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Mr. Nelson Named Acting WHS Principal in Renwickís Place


Scotch Plains/Fanwood

Forest Road Skate Park Is Open In Fanwood


Garwood 
GW Affordable Housing May Double Orig. Estimates


Regional 
County Okays $59 Mil. Bond, Hikes Debt to $580 Million
RVSA Approves Co-Generation Deal


Editorial
Good Luck to Students, Grads As They Reach New Milestones
Itís Groundhog Day at the County, Again, With Checks Handed Out
 

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Sports

BANGED OUT AT FIRST...The umpire bangs out Steve Polak of St. Francis after St. Maximilian first baseman Steve Burton gets the throw from short in the third inning at Brookside Park in Scotch Plains on August 19. St. Max won 5-1.

Education
Grand Opening - UCC Hosts Ribbon Cutting For New Student Devel. Bldg.

Job Well Done - Local Students Achieve Dean's List at Regional Schools

Outstanding - Vicci of Cranford Takes Top Honors at The Citadel
Open to All - Creative Writing Comp. Offers Scholarships
Hats Off - Area Universities Announce 2016 Graduates
Arts & Entertainment
1st Place - Premiere Stages to Present 2016 Play Festival Winner Las Cruces
Popcorn - Indignation - A Fine Sadness
Coming to America - Singing Group Lyra to Perform in Scotch Plains
Farewell - Arts Guild NJ in Rahway To Close After 17 Years
4th Annual - Chatham Fine Arts and Crafts Show Announced
Community

YOUTHFUL SUPPORT...Hand-drawn signs made by kids in support of the local police adorn the exterior of the Scotch Plains municipal building.

Week in Sports Wolfgang Nips John Paul, 5-4, In St. Bartís Menís Softball; Deegan Roofers Lick Linwood For UC 50+ A Division Crown; St. Max Quiets St. Francis, 5-1 In St. Bartís 1st Round Playoff; St. George Stops St. Joe, 12-2 In Final Regular-Season Duel; Wolfgang Out-Slugs St. Matt In First Round Playoffs, 19-15

Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2016-08-25 Cranford - World Trade Center Committee and the Cranford Clergy Council will be hosting a 9/11 Memorial Service on Sunday, September 11 at 7:00 PM in Cranford's WTC Park at Springfield and No. Union Avenues in Cranford. This event will hon
See all 2016-08-24 Scotch Plains - St. Bartholomew will be commemorating 15 years since 9/11 by lighting a Luminary for each person who perished on 9/11 and displaying them on the grounds after a special 5:00pm Mass on Saturday, 9/10. One can sponsor a Lumin
See all 2016-08-23 Cranford - Calvary Lutheran Church, 103 Eastman St., Cranford, will host an International Food Court to benefit the Cranford First Aid Squad from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11. Try foods from area restaurants. Ambulance, fire truck and p
See all 2016-08-17 Westfield The superintendent of schools has named an acting high school principal, even as the district has provided no explanation for the previous principal's now five-month absence. Assistant principal Derrick Nelson will serve in Westf
See all 2016-08-16 Fanwood - Because of the threatening weather forecasted for later today, the outdoor movie screening of The Good Dinosaur will be postponed until tomorrow, August 17, at 8 p.m. in La Grande Park. 1471372283
See all 2016-08-12 Region - The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is reminding employers to protect their workers from heat illness. Heat illness can be deadly. Three simple words can mean the difference between life and death: Water, Rest and Sh
See all 2016-08-11 Summit - The City of Summit is announcing a second public workshop meeting for the 2016 Summit Master Plan re:Vision. All interested citizens are invited and encouraged to attend. The session will be held at The Connection on 79 Maple St.
See all 2016-08-08 Cranford - The Cranford Police Department will be conducting a D.W.I. Checkpoint within the Township from 9 pm on September 2nd until 3 am on September 3rd, 2016 1470681534
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PO Box 250, 251 North Ave. West, Westfield, NJ 07091
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