Westfield, NJ RegionalNewspaper...... Thursday, August 20, 1998
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Average Westfield Home '98 Tax Will Be $6,933
Rate Of Increase in Past Seven Years Slows

The Westfield Leader Front Pages

Westfield News

  • Council Considers Regulating News Boxes in Downtown

  • Local Residents Complete 3,200, Mile 48-Day Bike Trek to Raise Funds for Lung Association Research

  • Local Government Grows 50% in Real Dollars Since 1982

VICTORY AT LAST...Dennis Sullivan holds the bike that carried him over 3,000 miles across the country to the "finish line" at the Washington Monument in the nation's capital on August 1. The "Big Ride" was a 48-day fundraising trip for the American Lung Association.

Applicant Seeks To Divide 2 Lots To Create 9 Homes
Opposition Questions 'Better Homes' Development
The TIMES Front Pages

BIRTHDAY WRAPPINGS...Mabel Ginsberg, from the Emmanuel Cancer Foundation in Scotch Plains, wraps birthday gifts to be sent to cancer patients in the program or their siblings. As part of the network of support for the families of the ill children, the family is nourished with food and other necessities. To donate canned goods or new birthday gifts for children from infants through age 18, please call Ms. Ginsberg daily at the foundation, at (908) 322-4862, extension number 20.

Scotch Plains/Fanwood

  • Fanwood Council Okays Agreement For Park Funding

  • Social Security Asks Workers To Update Earnings Estimates

  • Home Safety Program Proposed for Seniors

The Week In Sports

1998 WESTFIELD SOFTBALL LEAGUE CHAMPIONS...The Mattress Factory successfully defended its title by defeating Chaos, 13-4, in the fifth game. Pictured left to right, are: front row; Chris Masterson, Rob Rowland, Kevin Lombardi, Mike Varano, Tim Walsh and Kevin Zippler, back row; Al Manzi, Scott Johnson, Gene Mirabella, Gary Nicorak, team sponsor Rich Shovlin, Ron Shovlin, Clint Factor and Tom Perotta.

  • Mattress Factory Repeats; Beats Chaos, to Win Title

  • PEPCO Wings Phoenix, 14-9; Takes 2-1 Lead in Title Series

  • C & C Landscaping Cracks D&L Locksmiths, 16-7

  • James Gang Stays at Large; 'Snakes' St. Patrick, 20-14

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