Man Faces Multiple Charges After Leading Clark, Cranford Police on Chase

November 23, 2020

CLARK, NJ — An Elizabeth man who led Clark and Cranford officers on a chase Saturday afternoon is facing multiple criminal charges and 39 motor vehicle summonses, police said.

At approximately 3 p.m. Clark Police received a call that someone was trying to burglarize or steal a car at the construction site at the intersection of Westfield and Brant avenues, according to ...

Letter: Thank you from St. Joseph Social Service Center

November 24, 2020

Beloved neighbors, you have done it again. We are beyond thankful to all of you. Thanks to your generosity, our food pantry has been stocked and restocked over and over with donations from all our neighboring communities, and we have been able to share that food with over 700 households this week.

Please know that every item and every dollar that you donate is even more appreciated ...

Upcoming Events


Tue, November 24, 8:00 PM

Remote/Online, Westfield

Westfield Town Council Meeting



Wed, November 25, 11:00 AM

Clark Volunteer Emergency Squad, Clark

Clark Blood Drive - Free T-shirt for all Donors

Giving Back Health & Wellness


Sat, November 28, 10:00 AM

Downtown Welcome Center, Westfield

Shop Small and Get Rewarded in Downtown Westfield!

VIDEO: Point View's Dietze Sees Value in Chevron, Exxon

November 24, 2020

Point View’s David Dietze spoke live with Charles Payne on FOX Business, focusing on best dividend paying stocks, the 2021 outlook, and electric vehicles:










Point View Wealth Management is an SEC-registered investment adviser and part of Peapack Private Wealth Management. For over ...

Dog Found in Westfield

UPDATE: Reunited with owner!

ORIGINAL POST: This dog was found in the area of 800 Forest Avenue apartment complex, the Westfield Police Department posted on social media Monday morning.

If you can help him get home, call the Westfield Police Department at 908-789-4000 x0.

Wardlaw+Hartridge Students Explore Aerodynamics 

EDISON-- The Wardlaw+Hartridge School offered abbreviated two-day after school STEM workshops focused on aerodynamics in the first two weeks of November. Under the guidance of Mrs. Andrea Barnett, Middle School science teacher and Science Department Co-Chair, pondered the question of how the program could offer a hands-on STEM program that would be safe during the pandemic and accessible to both ...

26 Homes Sold Nov. 15 -Nov. 22 in Mountainside, Cranford, Garwood, Scotch Plains, Westfield & Fanwood

Twenty-six homes sold Nov. 15 -Nov. 22, 2020, in Mountainside, Fanwood, Garwood, Scotch Plains, Westfield and Cranford, according to the Garden State MLS.*

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4 Entrepreneurship Myths That Could Hold You Back

There are undeniable perks to entrepreneurship. Whether you are just beginning to nurse an idea through the nascent stages of a business or you’ve already launched your own endeavor, it’s important to recognize that entrepreneurship is also really hard. 

Consider this quote from Jeff Bezos, “All overnight success takes about 10 years.” Right. Even those ...

Westfield Police Blotter: Vehicle Burglaries, Criminal Mischief, Drugs

November 24, 2020

The following is the Westfield Police Department blotter for Nov. 15 – 21. The information provided does not represent the total scope of police activity. All suspects are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.

11/16/2020 6:41 a.m. — Attempted Motor Vehicle Burglary

A resident reported observing on their surveillance system an actor attempt to enter their ...

Community Conversations: Healthy Holiday Decisions

The seasons of gratitude and giving can also come with some real dietary challenges. On this Community Conversation, Dr. Elkin Nunez, director of endocrinology at Atlantic Health System's Morristown Medical Center, will share some important tips to help those with diabetes make healthy holiday decisions.


Union County Freeholders Remind Residents of Free Mobile App to Connect Residents with Recycling Information

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders urges residents to download Recycle Coach to get reminded of their curbside recycling schedule, learn about upcoming county recycling events, get advised of any changes or interruptions to service and learn the best ways to recycle.  The free app is designed to help make recycling and solid waste information more accessible to County residents and ...

Westfield Area Y Men's Club Tree Lot Opens Saturday, Nov. 28

For over 70 years the Westfield Area Y Men's Club has held its annual Christmas Tree Sale at the Elm Street field. All proceeds are donated to local charities and non-profit organizations. The event is run by club members from Westfield, Scotch Plains, Mountainside and Cranford, along with many volunteers from area organizations and local youth.

The trees will be delivered and lot set ...

Dealing with Grief During the Holidays

The holidays can be a difficult time. This year is particularly hard because a lot of us are grieving the loss of our loved ones.

Grief is a normal and natural reaction to the death of a loved one. Most of us are not prepared for the long journey of grief that is sometimes devastating, frightening, and often lonely. We may think, do, and say things that are very unlike us. There seems to be no ...

Westfield Rotarians Mourn the Loss of Fellow Rotarian Phil Richardson




Westfield Rotarians mourn the loss of fellow Rotarian Phil Richardson.

Phil joined the club in 2002 and earned three Paul Harris recognitions. He served on the scholarship committee for many years and chaired the committee for one year.

Last May, in the midst of the pandemic, Phil helped raised funds to purchase inexpensive face shields for health ...

Holy Trinity Places in Forensic Competition

WESTFIELD, NJ -- New this school year, our middle school students in grades 5 through 8 have the opportunity to participate in a newly created Forensics club. Mrs. Caroline Ponterio and Ms. Karin Searson, fifth grade teachers, moderate the club. The students in the club participate in the Union County Catholic League of Forensics. Students who represented Holy Trinity School in the first round ...

Westfield Students Receive Virtual Visit from Author to Explore Culture, Identity

Author David Good recently paid a virtual visit to a Humanities class at Westfield High School to explore themes of culture and identity.

Good is the author of “The Way Around: Finding My Mother and Myself Among the Yanomami” and the son of an American anthropologist and a tribeswoman from a distant part of the Amazon. He spoke to the students about his own self-discovery ...

Walk In Sunshine on Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is less than a week away and will be here next Tuesday, Dec. 1. We know it has been a difficult year for everyone, and we are grateful for all your kind words, time spent on our website, and for anyone who has donated financially since we were founded 2+ years ago.  

Established in 2012, Giving Tuesday is a global movement that unleashes the power of people and ...

The Rutgers Prep Blog: Transcending the Pandemic Through Art

November 24, 2020

To read this article in its original form, visit RPS Voices.


This simple but profound quote embodies the approach of Rutgers Preparatory School’s Lower and Middle School Art Teacher, Erin Varga.

It is not only her creativity that is contagious, it is also her positive energy, genuine nature and adventurous ...


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Indiana-born journalist and longtime Westfield resident was foreign correspondent, columnist and ...
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Gov. Murphy Addresses Verbal Confrontation During Family Outing in Red Bank

November 23, 2020

NEW JERSEY — A heavily circulated video shows people loudly confronting Gov. Phil Murphy Saturday night outdoors at a Red Bank restaurant, where he was dining with his family. 

At least two women reportedly approached the governor’s table during the encounter. Murphy was out eating with his wife, three sons and daughter.

One woman in the video, which has ...