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Cranford BOE and Township Committee Agree on Birchwood PILOT Share

November 14, 2019

CRANFORD - Cranford Board of Education President Kurt Petschow, Vice President Lisa Carbone, and board member William Hulse attended the Cranford Township Committee Workshop Meeting on Monday to come to an agreement on the Birchwood Development PILOT share. 

The PILOT (payment in lieu of taxes) was approved by the Township Committee for the Birchwood complex in May of ...

Lottery for Cranford Full Day Kindergarten Announced

CRANFORD - The Cranford Board of Education will continue to hold two tuition-based full-day kindergartens for the 2020-2021 school year, pending sufficient enrollment. In anticipation of high interest in the program, your child’s participation will be based on a lottery.

According to the release, children who will be five years old by October 1, 2020, and are Cranford residents are ...

City of Elizabeth Suffers First Scooter Fatality

November 21, 2019

ELIZABETH, NJ - Police and First Aid responders were called to an accident involving a Lime Scooter on Wednesday evening at approximately 8 p.m. According to the Breaking News Network (BNN), and a source at the scene the accident is a fatality. 

According to sources at the scene, a 16-year-old male was riding on a Lime scooter and rode into a large tow truck in the area of ...

Union Physician Charged With Forging Prescriptions

UNION, NJ – A physician from Springfield who practiced in Union was arrested on Monday, charged with fraud and forging prescriptions, Union police said.

Police say on October 12, they responded to a doctor’s office on Galloping Hill Road to investigate a theft.  An unidentified doctor at that location told the officers he was looking at some prior prescriptions and ...

Fire Breaks Out in Basement of Westfield Home Tuesday Night

WESTFIELD, NJ — Firefighters responded to a basement fire Tuesday evening at a home on North Euclid Avenue near East Broad Street.

Residents who were home at the time were able to get out safely, according to Battalion Chief Tim Brennan of the Westfield Fire Department.

“There was more smoke damage than anything else,” Brennan said at the scene around 8:20 p.m. “No ...

5 Things You Might Be Surprised to Learn About Insurance

How confident are you about the insurance strategies you have in place to protect against an unexpected turn in your life? Do you feel like you have a clear handle on how to manage your insurance needs effectively?

Before you answer, here are five aspects of insurance coverage from Arias & Partners Wealth Advisors that may surprise you:

1. Even a stay-at-home spouse may need life ...

Meet Claas Ehlers: Three Questions with the Newest Member of the Overlook Medical Center Community Advisory Board

Family Promise CEO Claas Ehlers has been appointed to the Community Advisory Board of Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center, one of the region’s premier providers of health care and home to some of the state’s top physicians.

The board provides a way for the community to help guide Overlook’s development and support its efforts to provide exceptional care.

The Breakthrough Treatment Center - Leading the Fight Against Cancer: AtlantiCast Episode 30

On the latest AtlantiCast, see how the Breakthrough Treatment Center is helping Atlantic Health System lead in the fight against cancer, learn how you can access Atlantic Health System services from everywhere with Atlantic Anywhere, find out if your child has “text neck” and much more!

 

Atlantic Health System Nationally Recognized with 2019 Healthcare Impact Award

Modern Healthcare, one of the industry's leading sources of healthcare business and policy news, research and information, has recognized Atlantic Health System as one of the Best Website Campaigns of the year for the launch of their interactive mobile-first website.

The Healthcare Marketing Impact Awards are designed to recognize healthcare's best advertising, marketing, promotion and ...

Shared Spaces Help a Small New Jersey Baking Business Rise

November 20, 2019

Two years ago, Erica Leahy left her job as a pastry chef and started baking for friends and family.  After getting her company going in a shared commercial kitchen, or kitchen “incubator,” today she owns Three Daughters Baking Company, and will soon run a café inside an innovative new store in Maplewood.

As one of the entrepreneurs at General Store Cooperative ...

Saint Joe's Holds The Marisa Tufaro Bowl

November 21, 2019

On Friday, November 22 Saint Joseph High School will hold what they are calling "The Marisa Tufaro Bowl." Students from the flag football intramural club will face off against students from the varsity football team in a game of flag football to compete for the championship cup.

Ron Mazzola of Prestige Imaging in Old Bridge is donating a championship cup to be presented to the ...

Meet Westfield Area YMCA Staff Member Joanne McGillis!

Why does Joanne McGillis love her job and her early-morning members? Take a listen as Joanne and a Y member explain.

You can work here too!  Check out our current employment opportunities at www.westfieldynj.org/about/job-opportunities.

Letter: Her Government Service in Cranford Interferes with Westfield Role, Councilman Says

November 11, 2019

To the Editor:

Last month I posted a letter here where I stated that at a recent Town Council Meeting I expressed my concern to Mayor Brindle that the appointment of Kathleen Prunty as the Interim Executive Director of the Westfield DWC was questionable given that she was also running for Township Committee in Cranford.

Ms. Prunty has since won this race and is now an elected Cranford ...