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Wed, August 11, 4:00 PM

Municipal Building, Westfield

Get Free COVID-19 Vaccines in Westfield

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Add to My Calendar 08/11/2021 4:00pm 08/11/2021 7:00pm America/New_York Get Free COVID-19 Vaccines in Westfield

The Westfield Regional Health Department will be offering free COVID-19 vaccines at Westfield Town Hall, 425 East Broad St., from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2021.

Vaccines are for anyone 12 and over, regardless of immigration or insurance status. Appointments are not required for this clinic. Just walk right in.

Vaccines will be offered in the council chambers of the municipal ...

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How to Get Rid of Stink Bugs

Have you ever been swarmed by a bug and noticed a strange and unpleasant smell?

You probably encountered a stink bug.

Chances are, if you have a stink bug infestation, your nose will let you know and you'll want to get rid of the problem as soon as possible. 

Keep reading to learn more about how to get rid of stink bugs. 

Understanding Stink Bugs

Whether you already ...

Write-in Stacey Gunderman for NP Board of Education!

October 7, 2021

To my New Providence Neighbors,

My name is Stacey Gunderman and I’m asking for your vote as the write-in candidate for our Board of Education.

Whether we’ve been here for a lifetime or just for a few months, all of us have chosen to call New Providence home. My husband Mark and I decided on New Providence 13 years ago when we got married. Since my husband is a public school ...

Write-in Alison Gagliolo for New Providence BOE election!

Dear Neighbors,

My name is Alison Gagliolo, and I am seeking our community’s support to join our outstanding New Providence Board of Education as a write-in candidate this Election Day. 

My husband, Anthony, and I moved to New Providence from Brooklyn, New York four years ago.  We chose to raise our family in New Providence because we wanted to provide our children with an ...

Allen Swanson Will Offer a New and Needed Perspective on New Providence Council

October 17, 2021

We moved to New Providence in 1994, soon after we got married.  We chose to settle here for many of the same reasons as our neighbors—we wanted to live in a close-knit community with a small-town feel, convenient transportation to New York City and a highly-rated school system.  Our two daughters received an excellent education in our public schools, and now both are recent New ...

DeSarno and Cumiskey Walk The Walk For New Providence

DeSarno and Cumiskey Walk The Walk For New Providence

It is easy for me to support and speak about Pete DeSarno and Matt Cumiskey.  I had the opportunity to serve on the NP Borough Council with them for two years.  During that time, I witnessed firsthand their sincere motivation to serve our community as a whole.  They both displayed energy and intelligence in leadership ...

Union County Clerk Advises Voters on Vote-by-Mail Ballots

October 17, 2021

The General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 2.

Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi reminds voters that their Vote-by-Mail ballot comes in a bright yellow mailing envelope, which contains their ballot, an instructional brochure, a certificate envelope, and a postage-paid envelope for returning their ballot. The certificate envelope is designed to ensure privacy for Vote-by-Mail ...

Jon Bramnick Was No Superstar in High School. But he is Endorsed by One.

Jon Bramnick was no superstar in high school.  But he is endorsed by one.

Earl the Pearl Monroe has come out with a personal statement of endorsement for Jon Bramnick for Senate.

A former New York Knicks Player and Hall of Famer, he has also known Jon Bramnick for over 30 years.

"I don't know how I would have gotten by in New Jersey without him", the Hall of Famer ...

Westfield Area Youth Volunteer Experience (WAYVE) Program Seeks Applicants to Join the Teen Foundation Board

ELIZABETH, NJ – Jill Dispenza, Program Director for The Westfield Area Youth Volunteer Experience (WAYVE) Program today announced that applications are now being accepted for the 2021 WAYVE Teen Foundation Board.   According to Dispenza, “The WAYVE Teen Foundation Program seeks to educate teens on the vital roles that non- profit agencies play in improving the lives of the ...

Pipes Clogged: Worsening Labor Shortages & Energy Crunch

Equity markets rebounded and bonds declined last week following September's fall and the first 5% pullback in about a year1. A temporary deal to raise the debt ceiling until December boosted investor optimism, but volatility remained elevated amid a surge in energy prices, persistent supply-chain disruptions, and labor-market shortages. We offer the following perspective on two factors that ...

Email is Key to News Publishers Clawing Back Advertising Dollars from Social Media

Many news publishers are struggling to produce enough advertising dollars to be sustainable, with many now erecting paywalls or going the non-profit route to attempt to stay in business. However, publications would be wise to think about what advantages that they can bring to a potential advertiser that social media cannot offer. One such tool is email.

Any publisher who has stayed on top of ...

How to Recycle Right in Union County

Recycling has been subject to statewide rules in New Jersey since 1987, but questions continually arise about recycling. The Union County Bureau of Recycling and Planning wants to help residents learn the rules and “Recycle Right.” Here are answers to four of the most frequently asked questions we receive about recycling in Union County:

Q: What is ACCPTABLE in my curbside ...

Community Conversations: Mammograms Save Lives!

Mammograms can help find breast cancer early, when treatment is most successful. On this episode of Community Conversations, Lisa Bash, MD, radiologist and medical director of the Breast Center at Chilton Medical Center, discusses the most common risk factors for breast cancer, the latest advancements in detection and the #AskHer campaign, which encourages everyone to ask the people ...

Morristown Teen Wins "Honorable Mention" Award in Morristown Festival of Books Teen Writing Contest

October 11, 2021

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Back in May, teens from around the county were invited to participate in Morristown Festival of Books Teen Writing Contest. On Saturday, the winners and honorable mentions were announced.

The theme of this year's contest was Quarantine Chronicles & Pandemic Dreams. Submissions could be submitted in the form of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, or an essay.

This ...