Westfield, NJNewspaper...... Thursday, February 12, 1998
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 Legal Action Considered To Force
Garbage Disposal Firms To Lower Bills
The LEADER Front Pages (requires pdf viewer)

Westfield News

  • $22.7 Million Municipal Budget Sought, Up 1.9%

  • Extensive Damage at Restaurant Fire

  • Railroad Safety Barriers For Rahway Avenue

BARRIERS ON THE WAY... The Federal Railroad Administration has approved plan for safety barriers at Rahway Ave. crossing thus allowing whistle ban. Westfield town approval is required.

  • School Officials Seek Volunteers To Make Strategic Plan a Reality

Rising School Enrollments,
Not A Surprise To Superintendent Dr. Choye
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40 YEARS OF WRESTLING HONORED... Former Head Coach Mike Sorrentino relates Raider winning tradition to packed audience.

  • Fanwood Discusses Sidewalk Cafe Proposal

Scotch Plains/Fanwood

  • Fanwood Council Budget In March, Parking Reviewed

  • Scotch Plains Rejects 25 Year Contract With UCUA

  • SP Council Pursues Zoo Property Purchase

The Week In Sports


  • Minutemen Hoopsters Singe Devils in OT, 70-69

  • Indian Powerhouse Scalpes Devil Matmen, Escape Past Raiders

  • Devil Boys and Girls Take County Swim Titles Again

  • Raiders Snatch Big Hoop Win Over Newark, 35-34

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1997 In Review - 1996In Review

Weekly News In Depth

N.J. State Congress

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Mountainside Police Help Collar High-Tech Fraud, Carol Cohen First Female County Counsel, Sheriff is honored.


Page 3

Light Rail In County closer to reality, Mosaics for WF Train station on TV-36, Hannibal honors black history month, SPFW School Board nominating petitions, WF School Strategic Planning Town Meeting.

Editorial, Letters

Page 4

"Support For Mindowaskin"; "Strategy For Rising School Enrollments"; Letters to the Editor; Movie Review.


Page 5

House Speaker Gingrich Speaks locally, 80th Red Cross Gala, Professor Dunscombe on New Jersey trivia, C. T. Ward National Art Exhibit, SPBPA meeting.


Page 6

Walsh marries Fry, Lauster weds Berniker, African Violet Society, Literacy Volunteers.


Page 7

WF School $17.5 MM Long Range Objective, SP Rescue Squad Honors, Family Genealogy Contest, "Who's Who", Dean's list.


Page 8

Krivak NJWA Scholarship, Town Clock temporarily stopped, Chamber of Commerce Board, DECA on Free Enterprise, Grant Washington School Music, SP substance awareness, County elderly outreach.


Page 9

Cranford Dramatic Club, Westfield Symphony Orchestra, Westfield Art Gallery, Reptile Club, Alzheimer support group, Kindergarten registration.


Page 10

Catholic Golden Age, Charle Banks at First Methodist, Clark Temple's 40th, Pancake Breakfast at Holy Trinity, Professor Emeritus on Christian Poetry, First Baptist on Dead Sea Scrolls, Wardlaw-Hartridge open house, SP Evangel Church.


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Unger 98, Agh 89, Fruciano 78, Triola 72, Bassi 78 Skillin 90, Davis 84, Halpenny 87, Neumann 84, Ball 90, Volenski 85, Fennel 88, Allen 88, Vail 92, Scheiber 90, Boylan 71, Wolf, Blood, Majka.

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SPBPA Dinner Dance, Businesswomen networking, Franklin Geography Bee, After School Enrichment, United Fund of Westfield.


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Real Estate briefs, WF Mayor February as Heart month, Parenting Programs, Ballroom Studio, Youngsters Storytime.

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