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By LEAH SCALZADONNAMarch 17, 2018
WESTFIELD, NJ — A Westfield resident hasn’t sat on the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders in 14 years, but Kim Palmieri-Mouded, a Westfield mother and active member of the community, aims to change that.
On March 11, Palmieri-Mouded received the necessary number of votes from the Union County Democratic Municipal Chairs to run on the Democratic ticket in the June primaries.
By JOHN MOONEYMarch 17, 2018
SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — Darby Road Public House (450 Park Ave., Scotch Plains) kicked off its three-day St. Patrick’s Day Festival on Friday at the municipal parking lot.
The event takes place under a larger tent this year and features Irish bands, Irish step dancers, bagpipers, food and beverages, along with a bounce house, face -painting, and pony rides for the kids.
By KATE BROCHUMarch 16, 2018
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By LEAH SCALZADONNAMarch 16, 2018
GARWOOD, NJ – The Burger King stood on North Avenue for about 25 years before closing in 2017 will soon be replaced by a Wendy’s, the Garwood Planning Board confirmed.
The existing building will be kept in place, but renovations are planned, according to Adele Lewis, secretary for the Garwood Planning Board. Those renovations include removing the play area and putting in outdoor ...
By JACKIE LIEBERMANMarch 16, 2018
WESTFIELD, NJ — The town council discussed a preliminary budget that would raise municipal property taxes by about one half of a percent during its conference meeting Tuesday. A budget presentation to the public is planned for the next council meeting on March 27.
Councilwoman Linda Habgood, chair of the finance commitee, and Town Administrator Jim Gildea gave the budget presentation to ...
By TAPINTO PLAINFIELD STAFFMarch 15, 2018
UNION COUNTY, NJ — An administrator at Dawn to Dusk, a Plainfield preschool, is accused of disciplining two students by brandishing a knife at them, according to acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan.
Adetokunbo O. Akinnaso, 64, of Sicklerville in Camden County, is charged with two counts of cruelty or neglect of children, a fourth-degree offense.
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By TAPINTO WESTFIELD STAFFMarch 15, 2018
WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield is getting a $15,000 “Level the Playing Field” grant from Union County, the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders announced Thursday.
The new grant program was designed to help every Union County municipality provide inclusive playgrounds to children with disabilities as part of Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados’s 2018 Union County HEART ...