Westfield, Mountainside, Scotch Plains, Fanwood, Union County, NJ Newspaper February 18, 1999

As shown above, Union County Freeholders report that the property tax rate is continuing a downturn trend. To make this possible, spending proposed in the $285.6 Mil 1999 budget will have revenue shortfalls offset by surplus cash from past savings.

Town Grieves Death of Jennifer Ryan at Age 28; ARCHITECT WAS ACTIVE WITH YOUTH
1999-2000 Budget Increase Explored By School Board
Council Debates ‘Pocket Park’Fund Use
Tamaques Elementary Welcomes Interim Principal, Faith Divisek
Scotch Plains
Scotch Plains Man Is Stable After Hit-and-Run Incident
Park Middle School Welcomes Mr. Collucci As Its Newest Principal
Council Reviews Plan For Long-Range Improvements
SP/F School Calendar Is Given Approval by Board; Students Obtain More Vacation Time in 2000

A FAVORITE AMONG YOUTH... Jennifer Ryan, center, is shown here in a 1994 photo with members of the Westfield Youth Bicentennial Committee. Pictured, left to right, are: Jeannette Yudes, Meghan Bender, Miss Ryan, Courtney Bender and Brooke Wiley. Miss Ryan died suddenly Tuesday morning at age 28.

New Council Salaries Cause Stir; Replaces System for Unvouchered Expenses

NEW PROGRAM… The Scotch Plains Volunteer Fire Department recently announced the start of Project H.E.L.P. (Help Evacuate Little People), in which firefighters visit local homes to evaluate safety measures and review emergency procedures. The first H.E.L.P. visit was conducted at the home of Scotch Plains Township Councilman Martin Marks. Pictured, left to right, are: Councilman Marks, Casey Marks, Jeffrey Marks, Fire Chief Jonathan Ellis, Lori Marks, and Fire Captain Jerry Brown. Please see a story on Page 12.

Union County and State:
Candidates Must File Petitions For Local BOE Seats By March 1, 1999

  • James Treffinger Urges Republicans to Focus On Smaller Government
  • Freeholders OK Grant to Study Development At Union Station on Raritan Valley Line; Improvements at Penn Station Hailed
  • Sen. DiFrancesco States That Electric Industry Deregulation Will Produce Sustained Savings
  • Congressman Bob Franks Urges Ms. Reno To Appeal Internet Decision

The Week In Sports

TRYING TO WORK LEGS…Raider Tony Melendez, left, tries to work legs on Panther Bryan Garrison during their finals bout. Melendez defeated Garrison, 3-1.

  • Raider Hoopsters Win Clash With Blue Devil Girls, 47-28
  • Melendez Wins, Feeley Gets Second at UCT Wrestling
  • Raider Boys Beat the Clock; Top Blue Devil Cagers, 47-44
  • Devil Keglers Win Section 2 Tourney
  • Blue Devil Skaters Win Over Toms River North Mariners, 7-3

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