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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 ...

Clark Police Chase Ends in Crash for Gas Station Robbery Suspects on Sunday Morning

July 14, 2019

CLARK, NJ – A Clark Police Officer found himself in pursuit of a vehicle shortly after 1:00 a.m. on Sunday after being flagged down by a gas station attendant that had been robbed according to Clark Police Chief Pedro Matos. 

Matos said Officer Hernandez was passing the Exxon Station at the corner of Raritan Road and Central Avenue when the attendant signaled for help and soon ...

Westfield ‘All Ears’ to Hearing Fixes for Noisy Leaf Blowers

WESTFIELD, NJ — The leaves are long gone but the gas-powered blowers are still making noise.

Jon Spitz, a Dorian Road resident, is lobbying the municipality to find a fix for loud gas-powered leaf blowers that he said contractors are using to blow grass clippings into the street.

“This is a huge quality of life issue for 20 percent of the people who, like me, are over-the-top ...

Driver Avoids Serious Injuries in Lamberts Mill Road Crash Near Westfield

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – A driver who swerved to avoid an animal slammed her minivan into a tree on Lamberts Mill Road on the Scotch Plains-Westfield border on Monday suffered only minor injuries despite the significant damage done to her vehicle, according to Scotch Plains police chief Ted Conley.

Both the Westfield and Scotch Plains fire departments arrived on the scene to help on ...

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 ...

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

Make the Best Cold Brew Iced Coffee this Summer

July 12, 2019

Ahrre Maros knows a few things about coffee. The owner of Ahrre’s Coffee Roastery in Westfield and Summit, who roasts his beans in Plainfield, has been in the coffee shop business in Union County for 30 years as of this summer.

Maros shared his secrets for making a great batch of cold brew coffee at home.

“The important thing about cold brew is that when you brew the coffee at ...

Atlantic Health System, Kindred Healthcare Celebrate Completion of Brand-New, Two-Story Rehabilitation Hospital in Madison

July 10, 2019

MORRISTOWN, NJ and LOUISVILLE, KY – JULY 9, 2019 – Atlantic Health System and Kindred Healthcare today marked the completion of Atlantic Rehabilitation Institute, a brand-new state-of-the-art inpatient rehabilitation hospital that will combine the expertise of two leaders in high-quality patient care.

The new $24 million, two-story, 38-bed rehabilitation hospital located in ...