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Women’s March in Westfield Attracts Thousands

January 21, 2017

WESTFIELD, NJ — People of every age, gender and ethnic background from around New Jersey gathered in Westfield Saturday for a “sister” march of the Women’s March on Washington.

Organizer Lydia Kaplan estimated that thousands of people participated.

“It was over and above my expectations,” said Kaplan, who earlier in the week had expected 100 to 200 ...

'Sister March' Held in Plainfield Area

PLAINFIELD, NJ - A Sister March took place in Westfield Saturday morning, one of six being held in New Jersey.  So TAPinto Plainfield hopped the train at Netherwood to check it out. 

While waiting for the train to arrive, Plainfield residents Jeff Robinson, Linda McLeod, Judy McMahon and Maya Robinson-Cook chatted about what they could expect at the New York march to which they were ...

Women’s March in Westfield Attracts Thousands

WESTFIELD, NJ — People of every age, gender and ethnic background from around New Jersey gathered in Westfield Saturday for a “sister” march of the Women’s March on Washington.

Organizer Lydia Kaplan estimated that thousands of people participated.

“It was over and above my expectations,” said Kaplan, who earlier in the week had expected 100 to 200 ...

Fired Up and Ready to Go: East Brunswick Women Trek to DC Rally

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - They started to arrive around 5 am on Saturday morning, armed with cases of water, big boxes of granola bars, and dozens of rolls of toilet paper and paper towels.  They were loud; they were proud, and they were ready.  One could almost say "fired up."

106 women and 1 man boarded a bus in the J.C. Penney parking lot at the Brunswick Square Mall to ...

Fired Up and Ready to Go: East Brunswick Women Trek to DC Rally

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - They started to arrive around 5 am on Saturday morning, armed with cases of water, big boxes of granola bars, and dozens of rolls of toilet paper and paper towels.  They were loud; they were proud, and they were ready.  One could almost say "fired up."

106 women and 1 man boarded a bus in the J.C. Penney parking lot at the Brunswick Square Mall to ...

Fired Up and Ready to Go: East Brunswick Women Trek to DC Rally

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - They started to arrive around 5 am on Saturday morning, armed with cases of water, big boxes of granola bars, and dozens of rolls of toilet paper and paper towels.  They were loud; they were proud, and they were ready.  One could almost say "fired up."

106 women and 1 man boarded a bus in the J.C. Penney parking lot at the Brunswick Square Mall to ...

Union Announces Black History Month Celebrations

UNION, NJ – The Township of Union has announced Black History Month celebrations, including a kick celebration on Tuesday, February 7 at 7:00 p.m. at Town Hall, 1976 Morris Avenue.

The kick-off event will feature a “Live History” performance by Keith Henley of the American Historical Theatre as Langston Hughes.

“In light of the events of the past year, and the ...

Fired Up and Ready to Go: East Brunswick Women Trek to DC Rally

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - They started to arrive around 5 am on Saturday morning, armed with cases of water, big boxes of granola bars, and dozens of rolls of toilet paper and paper towels.  They were loud; they were proud, and they were ready.  One could almost say "fired up."

106 women and 1 man boarded a bus in the J.C. Penney parking lot at the Brunswick Square Mall to ...

With Hundreds Expected, Women’s March in Westfield to Start at New Location

WESTFIELD, NJ — A march in Westfield Saturday in solidarity with the Women’s March on Washington, D.C. is garnering far more interest than its organizer had imagined. More than 650 people have registered in the past few days, and many of them said they would bring others with them.

Originally planned to begin at Lord & Taylor, the march will now begin at the south side of the ...

Bloomfield Resident Joins Hundreds From SOMA are on the Road to the Women's March on Washington

SOUTH ORANGE AND MAPLEWOOD, NJ - It was an early morning - a very early morning - for many in South Orange and Maplewood on Saturday, Jan. 21. Hundreds of people loaded on to buses leaving from the Columbia High School parking lot in Maplewood at about 4:30 a.m., and from the NJ Transit lot by SOPAC in South Orange a little after 5 a.m. Organizers estimate that 34 buses with ...

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Lance Statement on the Presidential Inauguration

January 20, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) released the following statement on the 58th Presidential Inauguration:

“I congratulate President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence on their inauguration.  Today’s celebration was one of American freedom and the peaceful transfer of power.  It is now important for the two elected branches of government ...

Women's March on Washington: Why, and Why Now

January 20, 2017

As Donald Trump’s inauguration draws near, a number of groups are planning various events and rallies – perhaps most notably, the Women’s March on Washington. I have read a number of opinion pieces and spoken to many people about the March, and several questions and criticisms seem to consistently arise. I would like to address some two of the major themes.

(Q) The election ...

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Sat, January 21, 9:00 AM

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Tue, January 24, 7:00 PM

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Westfield Town Council Meeting

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Lance Statement on the Presidential Inauguration

January 20, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) released the following statement on the 58th Presidential Inauguration:

“I congratulate President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence on their inauguration.  Today’s celebration was one of American freedom and the peaceful transfer of power.  It is now important for the two elected branches of government ...

Women's March on Washington: Why, and Why Now

January 20, 2017

As Donald Trump’s inauguration draws near, a number of groups are planning various events and rallies – perhaps most notably, the Women’s March on Washington. I have read a number of opinion pieces and spoken to many people about the March, and several questions and criticisms seem to consistently arise. I would like to address some two of the major themes.

(Q) The election ...