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Westfield Settles With Fair Share Center, North Ave. Developer
Watch 2017 Candidate Videos Here

Westfield
Municipal Election Poll and Debate Schedule
WF GOP Discuss 2017 Election Issues

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Mayor: Downtown Redevelop. Is Moving Forward in Township
Walter Discusses High Density Housing, Library
Zoning Bd. to Vote On Cell Tower Antennas In Nov.

Mountainside
Borough Council Candidates Discuss Issues at Forum

Cranford
Bd. Discusses Master Plan; Hartz Still on for Oct. 18
Committee Passes Ord. Regarding Puppy Mills
Positive PARCC Results Addressed at BOE Meeting

Garwood
South Ave. Redevelop. Bedroom Layout, Parking Draws Concern

Region
Emergency Generator Considered for Police Acad.

Editorial
Congratulations on 125th Year, Cranford Fire Department
Library Bond Referendum Prompts Cost Concerns
  

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Sports

HAULING IN THE PASS...Raider wide receiver Justin Sanders, No. 9, hauls in quarterback Cooper Heisey’s pass as Cougar defensive back Elijah Arroyo, No. 1, closes in to make a tackle. The Cougars edged the Raiders in OT, 43-42.

Education
Effective Approach - Panel Discussion Planned on Understanding Child Behavior

Giving - NJDAR Donates Books to St. Michael’s School in CF

Tradition - Franklin School to Hold Annual Pumpkin Fair
Diverse Topics - Free Adult Lectures Offered at Trailside
Go Abroad - Local Student Participates in Study Abroad Program
Arts & Entertainment
Popcorn - Battle of the Sexes We’ve Come a Long Way, Baby
Carriage House - Poets’ Apocalypse Event Planned in Fanwood

35th Anniversary - NJFO Kicks Off Season with ‘Serenades to Music’

Classic Comedy - The Man Who Came to Dinner at WCP

Music with a Beat - Blue Grass Mass Presented At WF Presbyterian Church
Community

SAVING TREES...Union County held a paper-shredding event Saturday morning at Union County Vocational-Technical Schools’ parking lot in Scotch Plains.

Week in Sports Raider Gridders ‘Go for It’, Cougars Win OT Classic; Blue Devils Edge Farmers In Defensive Football Struggle; Blue Devils’ Pressure Cracks Oak Knoll in Girls Soccer; Cranford Captures Team Title, At Cougar Gymnastic Invitat’l; Raiders Win Fourth Straight, Beat Cougar Soccer Boys; Blue Devils Edge Raiders In 2nd Girls Soccer Showdown; ‘The Streak’ Brings Back Fond Memories (Devil's Den); Highlanders Sting Blue Devils In UCT Field Hockey Shootout; Cranford Blanks Raiders In UCT Field Hockey Match

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Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2017-10-18 Cranford - Please read https://craocranford.wixsite.com/website - Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 8 pm ​Kilkenny House (cash bar) 112 South Ave, between Walnut & High Street Mr. Bramnick, as our 21st Legislative District representativ
See all 2017-10-16 Cranford - We have learned our state assemblyman, Jon Bramnick, will be holding a small Q&A session with Cranford residents on overdevelopment this Wednesday, Oct 18 at 8pm in Downtown Cranford. Mr. Bramnick, in his capacity as our 21st Le
See all 2017-10-16 Plainfield - The NJ Intergenerational Orchestra will perform at the Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church, 716 Watchung Ave. in downtown Plainfield, on Sunday, November 12 at 3:00 p.m. The concert will feature works by Beethoven, Brahms, and
See all 2017-10-13 Rahway - Fearless Productions of Rahway, is proud to continue its 2017/18 season with the Pulitzer Prize winning and Tony Award nominated Night, Mother by Marsha Norman, directed by Beatriz Esteban-Messina and performed by Dawn Lanoue and
See all 2017-10-13 Fanwood-Scotch Plains - YMCA To Host Annual Community Fall Harvest Event And Open House On Sunday, October 22 from 12:00-3:00pm, the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA is holding its Fall Harvest Event and Open House. This free community event wil
See all 2017-10-11 Cranford - Why is a massive complex, the Meridia, going up in Roselle Park with NO affordable housing in it? Cranford Residents Against Overdevelopment (CRAO) Say No to 750 Walnut craocranford@gmail.com 1507742063
See all 2017-10-11 Cranford - residents are invited to attend the upcoming Annual Township Committee Candidates Forum, hosted by the Cranford Jaycees and Union Area League of Women Voters. Residents will have a chance to submit questions for the candidates t
See all 2017-10-10 Rahway - The Rahway Public Library celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month with a FREE concert by Santana tribute band, Stone Flower on Friday, October 20, 6:00 p.m. in the library auditorium. The public is invited and there is no char
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