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2019 Cranford Public Schools Retirees Honored at BOE Meeting

June 21, 2019

CRANFORD - At the June 10 Cranford Board of Education Work Session Meeting, Superintendent Dr. Scott Rubin and the Board honored the 24 retirees of the Cranford Public Schools District. 

Rubin mentioned that he did the math and between the 24 retirees, the average years of service is 25 and they combine for 597 total years of service. 

"If I wore a hat, I ...

2019 Cranford High School Senior Prom Gallery

CRANFORD - On Friday, Cranford High School held its Senior Prom at the Birchwood Manor in Whippany. Here is a photo gallery submitted by our viewers. 

2019 Cranford High School Senior Awards Recipients

CRANFORD - On Thursday, June 6, Cranford High School held its annual Senior Awards Ceremony. Here is a full list of the awards and winners. 

Cranford High School Medallions:  Bridget Dineen (valedictorian), Grace DiGiovanni (salutatorian)

Student Government Award for Leadership and Service:  Thomas Gilmartin, Reilly Michie

Four-Year Perfect Attendance ...

Armed Man had Been in Westfield School to See ‘Romantic’ Partner, Records Show

June 20, 2019

“He was there because a friend offered help to him: in the form of money or a place to stay,” Thomas J. Wilkie's brother said.

WESTFIELD, NJ — The Delaware man arrested on gun charges in the parking lot of Tamaques Elementary School last week is alleged to have used a school telephone to call a teacher he has a “romantic” relationship with, documents released ...

Westfield Man Admits to Embezzling $66,499 from Greek Orthodox Church

WESTFIELD, NJ — A Westfield man who admitted to embezzling more than $60,000 from the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America could face up to two decades in prison, federal authorities announced.

George Papadakos, 52, of Westfield, the former finance director of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, pled guilty to one count of wire fraud Wednesday, which carries a maximum ...

Governor Murphy Discusses Gun Violence at Westfield Forum

WESTFIELD, NJ —Westfield Mayor Shelley Brindle opened a press conference on gun violence by speaking about her late father, a soldier killed during the Vietnam War who "defended our right to live and would agree that common sense gun laws keep with the intent of the Second Amendment."

"I’ve heard you talk about your dad before, but never in this ...

Too Busy to Prioritize Your Finances? Read This.

We’re busier than ever these days. Constant notifications, work travel, kids’ activities and other important tasks are often competing for our immediate attention. Amid our packed schedules, it can be easy to set our finances on autopilot. If you can relate to this feeling, know there are several simple steps you can do in 10 minutes to feel more confident about your finances. The ...

Five Simple Tips to Maintain Positive Cash Flow in Your New Business

When it comes to finances, the difference between success and failure is often the ability to maintain a positive cash flow. We have this goal in our everyday lives: we seek to earn enough to pay the bills each month while saving strategically for long-term investments that will fuel future growth. The same is true for a business. If you are thinking about becoming a small business owner, know ...

What is genetic testing for breast cancer? And do I need it?

Ever since Angelina Jolie announced that she had tested positive for a BRCA mutation, indicating a genetic predisposition for breast cancer, there has been increased public awareness of the role that genetic mutations play in assessing and managing the risk of breast cancer.

One of the most common questions my patients ask me is, “Do I need genetic testing?”

Most patients tend ...

NJ Pizzeria Hopes to Break Record with Enormous Flag Pizza

June 24, 2019

This story first ran on TAPinto Westfield.

The pizza slices served at Westfield's train station Saturday night were not from your average pie.

Burim Regjaj and his staff at Outta Hand Pizza assembled and baked the 9-foot by 4-foot Sicilian pizza showing the red, white and blue of the American flag for Westfield’s “Summer Movie Night Kickoff” festivities. The event drew ...

Everyone Can “Bite Back” against Mosquitoes in Union County

June 21, 2019

As summer begins in earnest, the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders asks residents, businesses and visitors alike to help reduce the mosquito population.

“Mosquito control is something that everyone can help with, and it makes a big difference,” said Freeholder Chair Bette Jane Kowalski. “Aside from being itchy and annoying, mosquito bites can spread serious diseases ...

Registration Open For Next School Year For Early Learning Programs at all Westfield Area YMCA Locations

The Westfield Area YMCA offers half day and full day early learning programs that give infants, toddlers, preschoolers and Kindergarteners a safe and healthy place to learn and grow. Children learn foundational skills, develop relationships and build self-reliance. through character development and a structured curriculum.  Classes are registering now for the 2019-20 school year at various ...

Westfield Area YMCA Offers Additional Options For Summer Swim Lessons

Swimming is a great way to be physically active and have a blast all summer, and all year long.

Swimming also motivates children to strive for self-improvement, teaches goal orientation and cultivates a positive mental attitude and high self-esteem. Learning life-saving water safety skills at the earliest ages is crucial.

 “Our goal is to have people of all ages and ...