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Westfield vs. Plainfield Voted Best Football Rivalry in NJ in USA TODAY Competition

November 27, 2013 at 5:19 PM

WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield and Plainfield have won the spot for Best High School Football Rivalry in New Jersey in contest being run by USA TODAY. The two local teams beat out competing teams by a landslide, with 50 percent of the vote in NJ—23,212. It was the second-highest vote total in the United States, according to Westfield Athletic Director Sandra Mamary.

The 51 state winners (including rivals from Washington, D.C.) will now advance to one of eight regionals. The winners of the eight regions, along with two wild cards, will move onto a final round of 10.

The winner will receive $5,000 to be split evenly between the two schools, with other cash prizes to be awarded to all of the national finalists.

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“This is a storied tradition with the Plainfield Cardinals and Westfield Blue Devils playing football for over 100 years on Thanksgiving Day,” Mamary told The Alternative Press. “There are thousands of fans every year at the game, generations in attendance.”

Westfield will play Plainfield on Thanksgiving this year at 11 a.m at Kehler Stadium.

Voting for round two in the contest begins on Monday, Dec. 2. For more information and to vote, click here.   

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Letters to the Editor

Synopsis of Westfield Board of Education Meeting April 26

April 30, 2016

PUBLIC HEARING ON 2016-2017 BUDGET AND REFUNDING BOND ORDINANCE The Board unanimously adopted the budget for the 2016-2017 school year.  Dana Sullivan, Business Administrator, presented ...

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Police Blotter

Torah Found in Westfield Park & More

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April 21, 2016 7:19 p.m. A Torah with the name of “Paulo Meur” was found in Mindowaskin Park, specifically by the playground. Said property was secured for safekeeping. April 21,

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Columns

Connecting Commerce and Community

Top 7 Things Not to Miss at Westfield’s Spring Fling!

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Liz on Theatre

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In the Schools

Westfield High School Earns Outstanding Delegation Award at Youth & Government Conference

Competing against more than 20 New Jersey high schools, Westfield High School’s Youth and Government Club earned the Outstanding Delegation Award as well as several team and individual honors ...

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The Floor Plan

Come On In!

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Lost & Found Pets

Dog Found on Downer Street

Dog found on Downer Street in Westfield. Male, gray around his face with a bobbed tail. Call Kara at 908-279-5866 if you recognize him.

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SERVPRO - Helpful Tips Regarding Fire & Water Clean Up & Restoration

Build an Emergency Supply Kit

Severe weather can happen any time, anywhere. Each year, Americans cope with an average of the following intense storms*: 10,000 severe thunderstorms 5,000 fl oods or fl ash floods 1,000 ...

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Lost in Suburbia®

Have Your Slug and Eat it, Too

Experience has taught me that dogs can, and will eat anything that smells interesting, chew on whatever is chewable, and lick wherever they can reach because they are dogs and that is what they ...

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Westfield Area Y

The Westfield Area Y is a Part of Many Memories & Community Celebrations

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Keller Williams Realty: Real Life ... Real People

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Your Home Your Story … Everyone has a home and everyone has a story … Some homes are owned and some homes are rented. Some homes are large and some homes are small. Some homes ...

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Talking About Grief

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“True strength is smiling when you want to cry, laughing to hide the pain and going on, no matter what.” – Nishan Panwar I saw that on someone’s Facebook page.  ...

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Point View WealthPoints

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Market ups and downs can easily derail the best of intentions. Emotions can run high as you see your life’s savings decrease in value at a pace that always seems to move faster on ...

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