Five Ways To Get Free COVID-19 Tests in Union County

January 21, 2022

UNION COUNTY, NJ — County residents have an additional free county-run COVID-19 testing site available to them since a new location in Plainfield opened on Tuesday — one among a series a ways for people to get tested for the virus.

The newest site, on Park Avenue, offers both rapid nasal tests and PCR saliva tests Mondays through Saturdays. It is the testing second site in ...

Letter: Westfield Overdevelopment

January 14, 2022

Dear TAPinto Editors and Westfield neighbors,

My family has lived in this pleasant town for four decades. I am concerned by recent overdevelopment using the pretext of improvement to "spot zone" remove our single family home spaces and landscapes with apartments. I have experience in the inspection and construction of safe, energy efficient residential ...

Upcoming Events

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Tue, January 25, 7:00 PM

Westfield Memorial Library ONLINE, Westfield

Meditation: Path to a Sustainable Life via ...

Arts & Entertainment Health & Wellness Religions And Spirituality

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Tue, January 25, 7:00 PM

Online, Westfield

Westfield Town Council Meeting (Remote)

Government

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Wed, January 26, 7:00 PM

Online , Westfield

Westfield Planning Board Meeting

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Peloton Bike+ Works Raffle to Benefit Westfield College Woman's Club Scholarship Fund

January 22, 2022

Have you (or someone you love) made a new year's resolution to exercise more in 2022? Looking to elevate your exercise routine? Do you love to bike, but it’s just too cold outside?

Enter the College Woman’s Club of Westfield fundraiser raffle to win a Peloton Bike+ Works and a 1-Year All Access Membership. Every entry directly supports the CWC scholarship ...

No Deposit, No Return

Once upon a time, Yiddish speaking Jews coined the phrase luftmentsh to describe that incurable dreamer type who is always building castles in the sky. Luft means air and someone who lives in the air with pie-in-the-sky fantasies qualifies for this title of dubious distinction. "If only this deal comes off, I'll be set for life!" "When I win the ...

13 Homes Sold Jan. 15 - 22 in Westfield Area

Information provided by Susan Massa Broker Associate Keller Williams Premier Properties 908-400-0778.

TOWN                  ADDRESS             LIST PRICE    STYLE   RMS      ...

Westfield High School Legal Eagles Conduct Mock Trial

A popular tradition and learning experience took place at the Westfield Municipal Courthouse on Jan. 14, as Westfield High School legal eagles in the Mock Trial class of social studies teacher Kimberly Leegan tackled the roles of prosecutor, defense attorney, plaintiff, and witnesses in a fictitious case entitled “Avery Mansion v. Captain Kidd’s Pier.”

“The students ...

Home of the Week: 28 Stanford Place, Montclair NJ

You’ll find 28 Stanford Place in the desirable town of Montclair, a charming colonial on a corner lot. The first floor has a lot of character, featuring a large living room with a wood-burning fireplace, a den with a lot of natural light, a formal dining room, and a kitchen with stainless steel appliances. The second floor has three bedrooms including a master bedroom, ensuite. And it ...

Your Teen Is Likely Stressed About College—and How They Manage It. Is It All in Their Heads?

I’m a Westfield, New Jersey kid. Well, I was a Westfield, New Jersey kid-- now I’m a 40’s something Westfield, New Jersey resident. Regardless, I know the pressures of going through the school system of a well-to-do town—and it’s not easy. 

So many of my high school clients are currently experiencing the same pressures I felt all those ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Announces Cast List for Musical Grease

EDISON, NJ -- The Performing Arts Department at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison has announced the cast list for the upcoming Upper School musical Grease. The wildly popular show has begun live rehearsals and is filled with an enthusiastic mix of veterans and newcomers to the stage.

Shiv Tickoo of Scotch Plains and Raiya Patel of Edison will portray lead characters Danny and Sandy.

Wrestling Saint Joseph Defeats Old Bridge, Somerville and Sparta at Quad Meet

METUCHEN, NJ -- Saint Joseph wrestlers continued their strong performances on Saturday by defeating opponents from Old Bridge, Somerville, and Sparta on Saturday. 

Saint Joseph over Old Bridge, 59-16

106 Zachary Beadling (St. Joseph Metuchen) over Nicholas Duchatellier (Old Bridge) (Fall 0:37)
113 John Whitacre (St. Joseph Metuchen) over Ziyad Ibrahim (Old Bridge) (Fall ...

IRS Issues Standard Mileage Rates for 2022

Beginning on Jan. 1, 2022, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car, van, pickup or panel truck will be:

58.5 cents per mile driven for business use, up 2.5 cents from the rate for 2021,
18 cents per mile driven for medical, or moving purposes for qualified active-duty members of the Armed Forces, up 2 cents from the rate for 2021 and
14 cents per mile driven in service ...

Better Understanding of Social Media Will Lead to Better Results

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — Often media companies treat all social media channels the same. They post the same content the same way on each channel, often using a service that automatically makes the posts. The best strategy for social media for your business is one that is tailored to the platform you’re using.

The hottest and most-used platform right now is TikTok. According to ...

Maternal Health Awareness Day is Jan. 23

Did you know that the United States is the only developed country in the world with a rising maternal mortality rate? Despite advances in medicine, maternal health remains a serious issue in the United States. Maternal health refers to the health of women during pregnancy, childbirth, and the postnatal period.

Racial inequalities are extremely prevalent regarding maternal mortality; Black ...

Millburn Super, High School Principal Resolve Midterm Issue With Input From Students

January 21, 2022

This story was originally published Jan. 14, 2022 in TAPinto Millburn/Short Hills.

“Exams will count for the same percentage as midterms in the past only if they improve your grade,” the Millburn High School Principal said.

MILLBURN, NJ — After receiving students’ feedback during Monday’s Board of Education meeting and speaking with students in a separate ...

Obituaries

Nancy Anne Nadler Jackson (1940-2021). Nancy Jackson started her eternal life early Saturday ...
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