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Hillside Avenue School Principal Dr. Curt Fogas to Retire

July 15, 2019

CRANFORD - On Monay morning, a letter from Hillside Avenue School Principal Dr. Curt Fogas was sent out to the community announcing his decision to retire.

Fogas has served as Principal at Hillside Avenue School for the past 20 years and his retirement will be effective September 9. 

"Serving as Principal of Hillside Avenue School has been a great honor and a defining part of my ...

Westfield Graduate, 22, With Gruff Exterior was ‘Big Softie Inside’

July 20, 2019

WESTFIELD, NJ — A 22-year-old Plainfield resident who grew up in Westfield has died.

Thomas Declan Dazzo died suddenly at his home in Plainfield last Tuesday, his obituary said. Dazzo had worked in maintenance at the Barker Lounge in Cranford, a doggie daycare center, the obituary said. He was remembered for his sense of humor.

“His friends would often talk about how Thomas was ...

Union Boy Dies After Wednesday Night Hit and Run Incident on Galloping Hill Road

UNION, NJ – The 12-year old Union boy struck by a hit and run driver on Wednesday evening has died.

The child was rushed to University Hospital in critical condition.  Police say he succumbed to his injuries Friday morning.  The incident occurred on Galloping Hill Road near Forest Drive at about 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday.   The driver of a white work van struck the child ...

Westfield Gov’t to Utilities: If You Rip up Our Roads, You Must Repave in Full

WESTFIELD, NJ— If a utility has to tear up roadways for repairs – as was done this past year for gas main improvements — it will have to repave the full width of those roads, under a new regulation approved by the municipal government.

The regulation approved by the Town Council last week requires that streets opened for utility repairs be restored “curb-to-curb” ...

Making Your Dreams of a Retirement Getaway a Reality

Years of hard work often leave people dreaming of a time when they’ll have a chance to get away from it all in retirement. It could be in the form of travel to exotic locations they’ve never visited before, or a vacation getaway spot they’ll visit regularly. Either way, it requires having enough money to do so.

If you dream of travel in retirement, you need to build a ...

Overlook Medical Center Participates in MIND Trial

Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center participates in unique, nationwide ‘MIND Trial’ for patients suffering from deep bleeds within the brain

Bleeding that occurs within the deep recesses of the brain – known as an intracranial hemorrhage, or ICH -- represents 10-15% of all strokes but can be among the most devastating.

“Deep intracranial ...

Measles, the Causes of Heart Palpitations and More: AtlantiCast by Atlantic Health System

On the latest AtlantiCast, find out what you need to know about measles, learn about the causes of heart palpitations, we’ll take you to the latest in state-of-the-art urgent care centers, we’ll share the physical symptoms of depression and much more! See every episode at AtlanticHealth.org.

New Jersey Date Night: A Revolutionary Morristown Bar Crawl

July 20, 2019

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Nothing beats a warm summer night — the perfect time to grab your date’s hand and go for a walk. With so many quaint New Jersey towns from which to choose there’s no shortage of options, but Morristown stands out thanks to great architecture and history dating back to the Revolutionary War. It ...

Jewish Family Service of Central NJ Urban Community Vegetable Garden

July 20, 2019

Elizabeth, NJ - The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) for Union County, NJ, hosted by Jewish Family Service of Central NJ (JFS), and the JFS Family/Youth Volunteer Program, are seeking volunteers to plant, harvest and maintain the JFS Urban Community Vegetable Garden at the Jewish Family Service Halpern Building, 655 Westfield Avenue, Elizabeth, NJ.

Youth/Family Hours: Tuesday, 3:30 ...

Three Westfield Area YMCA Early Learning Program Staff Members Achieve 25 Years Of Service

Three Westfield Area YMCA early learning program staff members were recently recognized for 25 years of service: Maria Nierstedt, Preschool Site Director; Catherine Wendel, Preschool Teacher and Lorraine Wolski, Preschool Teacher Assistant. They join Cathie Brief, Karen McCutheon, Nancy Redlund, Maryann Renfree and Eileen Rooney.  Twenty-nine staff members have been at Westfield Area YMCA ...