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Lori Lubieski-Hutmaker Named New Orange Avenue School Principal

June 24, 2019

CRANFORD - Following Monday night's Cranford Board of Education meeting, Lori Lubieski-Hutmaker has been named the new Principal of Orange Avenue School.

According to the release, Mrs. Lubieski-Hutmaker was selected after an extensive search process which included multiple interviews with the selection committee (superintendent, assistant superintendent, ...

2019 Cranford Public Schools Retirees Honored at BOE Meeting

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. 

Fraud in Westfield: Police Warn Businesses to Lookout for Phony Fire Inspector

June 25, 2019

WESTFIELD, NJ – Police are warning local businesses to be on the lookout for a man impersonating a fire protection inspector from a fake company he calls “Metro Fire Prevention.”

The man offers to inspect and service fire extinguishers for a fee, Police Chief Chris Battiloro said in a statement Monday. The man visited two local businesses during the late morning hours on ...

Westfield Firefighter Climbs World Trade Center Tower for 2 Worthy Causes

NEW YORK, NY — In an ultimate challenge of his stamina, strength and determination, a nine-year veteran of the Westfield Fire Department recently joined a select group of first-responders who stepped up to honor 9/11 victims.

Firefighter Ryan Dullea participated in the fifth annual New York City Memorial Stair Climb May 4, a tribute to the first-responders who died ...

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

“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 ...

What You Should Know About Managing Aging Parents’ Finances

Making financial decisions takes time, attention and energy at any age. In the case of elderly adults, it can become increasingly difficult to manage daily finances, particularly if their health is declining or they’re experiencing a cognitive issue. If you’re providing support to aging parents – or plan to in the future – here is some advice on how to handle the situation ...

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 ...

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 ...