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Westfield, Mountainside, Scotch Plains, Fanwood, Union County, NJ Newspaper April 15, 1999
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Citizens To Choose School Boards and Budgets

STICKING TO THE ISSUE ... Congressman Bob Franks, Former Westfield Councilwoman Gail S. Vernick, and Governor Christie Todd Whitman recently enjoyed reading an issue of The Westfield Leader while visiting the office.

Election & Opinion Special Links

Four Vie for 3 Seats on BOE
Citizens to Determine Fate Of $54.6 Million BOE Budget
Proposals on Parking Deck Plans Extended Beyond May 1
Downtown Apr. 18 Spring Fling
Scotch Plains:
Five Battle for 2 Seats on BOE
Voters to Decide Fate of $39.4 Mil. School Tax Levy
Controversy Ensues Over Proposed 1999 Township Budget and Taxes
Mayor Samuel Asked To Delete Husband From New Committee

High School Arrangement Working Out for Mountainside & Berkeley Heights
Three Vie For 2 School Board Seats
Property Taxes Expected to Stay Flat
Berkerley Heights:
Incumbents Paul T. Beisser, Ciro A. Scalera Uncontested in BOE Election
Simpson and Victoria Manduca Compete For Lone Open BOE Seat
Dean Oil Property Applicants to Return Before Planning Board on Monday

Property Taxes In The Region And How They Work

IN FULL BLOOM…The flowering trees lining Mindowaskin Park on East Broad Street in Westfield, as seen in this 1998 photograph, are a tradtional sign that spring has arrived. Recent mild weather, albeit with some cooler days in between, has encouraged local residents to pack up their winter gear and start spending more time outdoors.

County and State Columns:

Governor Whitman
NJ Senate President DeFrancesco
Congressman Bob Franks
U.S. Senator Torrecelli
Assemblyman Bagger
Assemblyman Augustine
The Union County Freeholders
Mayors of Westfield, Scotch Plains, Mountainside and Fanwood with Councilpersons
School Board Candidates

The Week In Sports

TAKING A FAST BALL INTO THE DIRT…Raider leadoff batter Kevin Voessler jumps back after taking the first pitch into the dirt in the game against Cranford in Scotch Plains on April 7.

Track: Blue Devil Girls Breeze Past Cougars, 86-35; Devil Men Rush Past Cranford, 94-31
Lacrosse: Slick Blue Devil Laxers Chill Red Devil Boys, 4-3; Red Devil Girls Edge Devil Girls, 12-11
Baseball: Cougar Nine Hold Off Blue Devil Rally and Win 8-5; Devils Silence Chiefs, 11-1; Linden Tigers Jolt Raider Boys, 9-3; Highlanders Outlast Lions, 11-10
Softball: Lady Cougars Roar and Repel Raiders, 7-1; Devil Girls Win Slugfest With Colonia Patriots, 16-10; GL Highlanders Quiet RC Lady Lions, 11-0

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"This Is Westfield": Officials [14, 15], Police 16, Fire 17, County & State 37; Clubs & Organizations [30, 31, 32], Worship 46, Schools [26-27, 28-29], Recycling 38, Commerce 44, Parks 39, Recreation 45, Business Directory, ... more.

"Our Town Scotch Plains": Officials [22, 23], Police, Fire, Rescue [18], Worship [20], Schools [14]. [15], [27]. Recycling 25, Recreation [8], Business [10], ... more. Return to: Top of Page

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