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Plainfield Outscores Scotch Plains-Fanwood in Girls Basketball, 73-57

January 23, 2014 at 10:23 PM

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ - The Plainfield varsity girls basketball team built a 20-point first half and went on to a 73-57 victory over Scotch Plains-Fanwood on Thursday night.

Guard Drew Winter collected a game-high 33 points along with five assists and four steals for Plainfield. She was part of a powerful one-two scoring combination with forward Breana Spencer, who finished with 26 points and 13 rebounds for the Cardinals.

Sophomore Amani Williams had a big game for Scotch Plains-Fanwood, scoring 28 points and pulling down seven rebounds. Williams also handed out four assists and came away with three steals. The Raiders tried to make a game of it in the second half, outscoring Plainfield, 24-18, in the third quarter.

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Sophomore Caroline Babis of Scotch Plains-Fanwood finished with nine points and five rebounds and Thabitha Dwunfour totaled six rebounds and two blocks for the Raiders.

Plainfield raised its record to 8-5. Scotch Plains-Fanwood slipped to 3-9.

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Westfield Planning Board to Hear More on ‘Watcher House’ in January

December 5, 2016

WESTFIELD, NJ — The fate of the “Watcher House” will have to wait.

A continuation of the Westfield Planning Board’s hearings regarding a request to knock down the Dutch colonial at 657 Boulevard and replace it with two new homes, originally scheduled for Monday, was postponed at the request of the objector because neither he nor his expert were available, according to ...

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This year, the College Board can compare student performance with actual performance from the last year.  In 2015, the College Board used a convoluted ...

Prevent Homelessness – Build Affordable Housing in Every Community

December 7, 2016

Dear Editor:

The first time I heard the story being told by a homeless mother who was staying in our church as part of Family Promise’s program, I knew I had to become an advocate. Becoming homeless could happen to any one of us! 

The loss of a job; illness of the major breadwinner, or an increase in rent due to gentrification can catch families in a downward ...

Mother Seton Hosts Admission Workshop for International Students

December 7, 2016

CLARK, NJ -- Mother Seton Regional High School in Clark hosted an admission workshop for all international students on Nov. 21. The presentation was done by Tina Tang, international admission counselor for the College of International Programs at Centenary University and by Patricia Mahaffey, coordinator of student abroad programs, also of Centenary.

“These are wonderful students ...

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