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This Is Westfield
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History Made as Dems Sweep Westfield Mayor, Ward Races
Unofficial Voting Results posted here after 9 pm Tuesday, Nov. 7 - See List of Candidates
Westfield Election: Dems sweep Mayor and the 4 council seats
GOP, Bramnick and Munoz win
Legislative District 21: http://www.nj.com/politics/index.ssf/2017/11/live_election_results_nj_senate_assembly_2017.html
Dem, win
Legislative District 22: http://www.nj.com/politics/index.ssf/2017/11/live_election_results_nj_senate_assembly_2017.html
Cranford Election: Dems win the two council seats
Fanwood Election: Dems Sweep the 2 council seats
Garwood Election: Dem/GOP split the two seats
Mountainside Election: GOP Wins the two council seats.
Dems win
Union County Freeholders - http://www.nj.com/union/index.ssf/2017/11/nj_general_elections_2017_union_county.html#incart_river_index
Peter Corvelli (D) win
Union County Sheriff - http://www.nj.com/union/index.ssf/2017/11/nj_general_elections_2017_union_county.html#incart_river_index
Dems win
Legislative District 20: http://www.nj.com/politics/index.ssf/2017/11/live_election_results_nj_senate_assembly_2017.html
nj.com - Phil Murphy to be New Jersey’s next governor

Westfield
Health Department Waiting For Lead Testing Funding
Superior Court OKs Town’s Afford. Housing Agreement
Rec. Panel Focuses on Next Steps for Parks, Fields, Pool

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Democrats Sweep In Race For Fanwood Council
Fanwood’s Affordable-Housing Spending Plan to Be Amended
Zoning Board Okays Judy Lane Cell Tower

Mountainside
GOP’s Andre, Turner Win Mountainside Council Race

Cranford
Democrats Expand Control Of Cranford Committee
Hartz Seeks Delay in Plan To Build Apt. Complex
Birchwood Draft Plan OK’d By Plan. Bd.; Committee Next

Garwood
Todisco, McCormack Are Garwood Projected Winners

Region
State Lawmakers Win; Munoz Edges Rzeszowski

Editorial
Don’t Eliminate State/Local Deduction on Fed. Taxes
Veterans Day Honors Legacy Of Sacrifice and Service
 

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Sports

GREAT DAY IN THE AIR...Blue Devil sophomore quarterback Hank Shapiro, No. 10, completed 16 of 27 passes for 301 yards and four touchdowns against the Raiders at Kehler Stadium on November 4. The Blue Devils won 35-14.

Education
Public Input - Full-Day Kindergarten Survey Offered in Westfield

Now Rehearsing - Cranford H.S. to Present You Can’t Take It With You

Expert Panelist - Kean Univ. Provost Discusses Value of Bachelor’s Degree
Scholarships Awarded - UCC Students Named Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise
Upcoming Comedy - Wardlaw-Hartridge School Set to Stage Fall Play
Arts & Entertainment
Shadows of the Past - Interesting Look at Later Life in A.R. Gurney Play at Mondo
Popcorn - Suburbicon: Where Seldom is Heard a Tolerant Word

Open Call - Theater Project Solicits Short Plays

Free Admission - Short Plays Planned at CF Community Center

Noteworthy - Historical Society to Present Talk on Historic Tree Project
Community

HEROES AMONG US...Local veterans are recognized during half-time of the Westfield versus Scotch Plains Football game on Saturday.

Week in Sports Blue Devils’ Surge in 2nd Half Halts Raider Footballers; Blue Devils Nip Raiders In Girls Section Soccer Clash; Blue Devils Down Columbia In NJSIAA Girls Soccer; Cougars Overcome Indians In Boys Soccer Overtime; Raider Soccer Boys Advance, Ground Watchung Hills; Blue Devil Boys Lose Stunner In Shootout to East Side; Raider Girls Pass Warriors In NJSIAA Soccer Quarterfinal; Devil's Den: Time of the Season For State Champions; Cougars Overcome Terriers On Grid ‘Senior Night’

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Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2017-11-14 Elizabeth Actors Shakespeare Theater presents A Christmas Carol on Sunday November 26, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. at the Snyder Academy of Elizabethtown, 42 Broad Street in Elizabeth. One man, with one trunk, portrays 20 characters in Charles Dicke
See all 2017-11-13 Summit - High School promo for its fall play Loves Labours Lost by William Shakespeare. Tickets are on sale now and the play is next Thursday, Friday and Saturday. by ACairns@cityofsummit.org 1510585319
See all 2017-11-09 Roselle - by email: The Union County Prosecutors Office is partnering with Roselle Catholic High School, the Roselle Police Department, and the Roselle-based substance abuse prevention nonprofit Prevention Links to host Confronting a Crisi
See all 2017-11-07 Westfield - Bonds of Courage and the 117th Cavalry Association will be hosting a Support Our Troops Casino Night and Auction on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 7:00 pm at the Westfield Armory, 500 Rahway Avenue in Westfield. The night will
See all 2017-11-07 NJ.com - polling experts say they're bracing for gale-force apathy. "I think we're going to see record-low turnout Tuesday," said Ashley Koning, director of the Rutgers Eagleton poll, who blames a mix of hyper-partisan rhetoric emanating f
See all 2017-11-07 Mountainside - On Thursday, 11/9/17 road construction on South Springfield Ave between Mill Lane and Cardinal Drive in Mountainside will reduce the road to one lane in each direction. The construction will begin at 8:30am. Please plan alte
See all 2017-11-07 Westfield - I would like to express my appreciation to Westfield residents for their cooperation on Election Day. As Im sure you would agree, it is of paramount importance that security is enforced at the entrances of our schools and withi
See all 2017-11-07 Westfield Voting Complaint - My wife and I have voted at the same school in Westfield for years. This morning, as we walked to the usual front door entrance at Roosevelt , a woman -not an election or school official- told us that the front
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