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Legal Battle Over Westfield Stop & Shop Expansion Moves Forward

April 21, 2017

WESTFIELD, NJ — A years-long legal battle over the proposed expansion of Westfield’s Stop & Shop could be over by September, Town attorney Russell Finestein told the Westfield Town Council during this week’s conference meeting.

A superior court judge’s decision in the summer of 2015 to dismiss the case against the expansion was appealed that ...

Genocide Remembered with Events at Scotch Plains Public Library

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Scotch Plain Public Library invites the public two events marking April’s Armenian Genocide Commemoration Day and The Days of Remembrance of the Victims of the Holocaust (DRVH). Offered as part of the library’s Voices from the Margins series, the programs are:

A Journey to Life: Armenia. April 22 through May 5. Opening reception on Saturday, April 22 from ...

New Westfield ‘Watcher’ Letter Appeared Last Month, Report Says

WESTFIELD, NJ — Members of the media are once again banging on the door of 657 Boulevard after NJ.com reported Wednesday that the home’s current occupant, a renter, got a “fourth, more ‘sinister’” letter from someone calling themselves “The Watcher” in February.

It’s the newest known “Watcher” letter to arrive at the ...

Owners of Westfield’s "Watcher House" Still Hope to Knock it Down to Build 2 More

WESTFIELD, NJ — Maria and Derrick Broaddus, owners of Westfield’s now-infamous “Watcher” house at 657 Boulevard, are appealing the Westfield Planning Board’s decision in January not to let them subdivide the lot so that the existing home can be torn down and replaced with two new homes.

According to the complaint, filed recently, the board’s decision was ...

Plainfield Man Admits to Killing Infant Son     

UNION COUNTY, NJ -- A Plainfield man has admitted to killing his infant son nearly four years ago, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Thursday. Michael Bell, 39, pleaded guilty Wednesday to a single count of aggravated manslaughter.

On May 10, 2013, Plainfield Police Division patrol units traveled to Bell’s home on Lee Place to find 4-month-old Zion Bell ...

Man Indicted for 2004 Scotch Plains Homicide

ELIZABETH, NJ -- A Union County grand jury has returned a three-count indictment against the Middlesex County man who was arrested late last year and charged in connection with the 2004 fatal shooting of a Plainfield resident in Scotch Plains, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Thursday.  

David Ghigliotty, 35, is charged with first-degree murder and two related ...

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Sun, April 23, 12:00 PM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

A Journey to Life: Armenia.

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Tue, April 25, 12:00 PM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

A Journey to Life: Armenia.

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