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Sweet Sounds Downtown on July 24th

Watson, led by local Phil (Cadillac Phil) Rinaldi, will be playing in the Sweet Sounds Downtown Jazz Festival on Tuesday, July 24th at the North Avenue Train Station from 7 pm to 9 pm. Credits: Cheri Rogowsky for Downtown Westfield Corporation

Jazz is in the air...Bring the whole family out this Tuesday July 24th and enjoy the sounds of four unforgettable musical performances throughout the night on the streets of Downtown Westfield. Music will begin at 7pm and will go until 9pm. For the past three weeks, the downtown has been packed with people that have gathered together for the Sweet Sounds Downtown Jazz Festival. Let’s keep the party going! This week, the Downtown Westfield Corporation will feature bands including Pam Purvis and the Blue Skies Band, Eric Mintel Quartet, Bradford Hayes, and Watson. You won’t want to miss out!

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Chewy Massena, Union County College’s Men’s Basketball Star, Surpasses 1,000 Career Points

February 22, 2017

CRANFORD - Chinua “Chewy” Massena, a sophomore guard from Bloomfield and a vital member of Union County College’s Men’s Basketball team, surpassed his 1,000 career point total during the Feb. 2 game against Passaic County College. In addition to this significant achievement, he is currently leading the National Junior College Athletic Association Division III in scoring, ...

Fit to Be Fab Celebrates Heart Health Month, Offers Complimentary Sessions for New Customers

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The heart is undoubtedly our most crucial organs, and heart disease continues to be the number one cause of the death in the U.S. Because February is Heart Health month, it is time to take charge and ensure that your heart is in good shape!

The American College of Sports Medicine recommends that adults engage in a minimum of either 150 minutes ...

Will President Trump Make Real Estate Great Again?

You would think with Donald Trump’s transition from real estate mogul to President of the United States would make this answer a resounding “yes.”  

According to Allan Glass, founder of ASG Real Estate in Los Angeles, President Trump's presidency will result in fewer business regulations, which allows lenders to be more liberal with underwriting standards, and ...

No NJ Replacement Funding for Monies Trump May Withhold from Cities

February 13, 2017

To the Editor:

I am once again appalled by the desire to suck as much money out of the tax payers as possible. However, this is especially grievous, in that it penalizes American citizens and legal immigrants to support people that should not be here in the first place.  

This time it is State Sen. Brian Stack, Assemblyman Raj Mukherji and Assemblywoman Annette Chaparro, all ...

What to Do If Your Child Is Being Bullied

February 22, 2017

Most children who are bullied keep quiet about it and do not tell an adult or parent. It is embarrassing for the child to admit that they are being bullied. Some signs to look out for include doing poorly in school, having low self esteem, being depressed, having sleep problems, withdrawing from school or social activities, being reluctant to go to school, staying away from friends, and ...

Free Presentation on Alzheimer's in Westfield Feb. 28

February 24, 2017

An informational program on “Alzheimer’s Disease: Warning Signs and Prevention”  for seniors and their families will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, 11:30 a.m. at The Senior Resource Center at The Lavy House, 748 E. Broad Street, Westfield. The program will be presented by Alice Greenberg-Sheedy, LSW, a licensed social worker and certified dementia ...

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