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Union County News

Westfield Firefighters Help Battle Four-Alarm Blaze in Elizabeth

February 12, 2016

ELIZABETH, NJ – The Elizabeth Fire Department, assisted by several neighboring fire departments, battled a four-alarm blaze Thursday night that began in an unoccupied home at 78 Marshall ...

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Education

Holy Trinity School Focuses on Service During National Catholic Schools Week

February 8, 2016

WESTFIELD, NJ — Holy Trinity School students participated in a number of service-oriented projects held in conjunction with National Catholic Schools Week, a week-long ...

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Police & Fire

Westfield Boy Uses Hockey to Help Cops

February 9, 2016

WESTFIELD, NJ — Tamaques Elementary School fifth grader Benjamin Handwerker is using his favorite sport to give back to Westfield police. The goalie for Cranford Hockey Club's Squirt A ...

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Sports

Allstate Westfield Athlete of the Week: Tavis Brunson

February 11, 2016

WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield High School senior and bowling team co-captain Tavis Brunson is having his best season yet, playing at a 200 average. “Tavis has been with the program for all ...

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Food & Drink

Amuse in Westfield Teams Up with Delivery Now, Offers Special Deal for TAP into Readers

February 6, 2016

WESTFIELD, NJ — Amuse, the French bistro in Downtown Westfield that was recently reviewed by The New York Times, has teamed up with Delivery Now to bring fine dining to your ...

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Arts & Entertainment

Westfield High School Marching Band Honored at Town Council Meeting

February 11, 2016

WESTFIELD, NJ — Mayor Andy Skibitksy read a proclamation during Tuesday night’s town council meeting honoring the Marching Blue Devils and commending them for their many successes during ...

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Business & Finance

Westfield Law Firm Hosts Employment Law Seminar

February 12, 2016

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — More than 80 people attended a free breakfast seminar Thursday hosted by Lindabury, McCormick, Estrabrook & Cooper at Shackamaxon Country Club. Originally slated to be ...

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Giving Back

Westfield Boy Uses Hockey to Help Cops

February 9, 2016

WESTFIELD, NJ — Tamaques Elementary School fifth grader Benjamin Handwerker is using his favorite sport to give back to Westfield police. The goalie for Cranford Hockey Club's Squirt A ...

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Law & Justice

Westfield Doctor to Pay $5.25 Million in Settlement with Government

February 12, 2016

WESTFIELD, NJ — A Westfield doctor accused of submitting millions of dollars in false claims to Medicare and Medicaid has agreed to pay $5.25 million to the government in a ...

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Real Estate

Westfield Planning Board Approves Colonial-Style Renovations for 502 East Broad St. Building & More

February 2, 2016

WESTFIELD, NJ — A building that has long existed on the corner of East Broad Street and Euclid Avenue will be restored to some of its previous “Colonial-Style” glory, according to ...

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Health & Wellness

Westfield Board of Health Holds Hearing with Fujiyama Mama Manager

February 2, 2016

WESTFIELD, NJ – The manager of Fujiyama Mama, a popular Japanese restaurant that received its third conditional satisfactory rating following a routine inspection in December, and her attorney ...

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Religions and Spirituality

Holy Trinity School Focuses on Service During National Catholic Schools Week

February 8, 2016

WESTFIELD, NJ — Holy Trinity School students participated in a number of service-oriented projects held in conjunction with National Catholic Schools Week, a week-long ...

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Green

Union County Closes Nomahegan Park on Hunting Days

January 16, 2016

CRANFORD, NJ — The county of Union has responded to the Cranford Township Committee’s request that the deer management program in Nomahegan Park be stopped by closing the park ...

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Real Estate

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Letters to the Editor

Lance is Tearing Down NJ Gun Laws

February 11, 2016

We are sick and tired of Leonard Lance touting that he is a moderate as he supports all the extreme right wing positions of the Republican Party. His latest stunt is unconscionable. Shockingly,

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Upcoming Events

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Sat, February 13, 5:00 PM

Mulberry House, Westfield

Valentine's Day Dinner at Mulberry House

Food & Drink

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Sat, February 13, 10:00 PM

Molly Maguires Irish Pub and Restaurant, Clark

The Neighbors @ Molly Maguires in Clark

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink

Sun, February 14, 5:00 PM

Mulberry House, Westfield

Valentine's Day Dinner at Mulberry House

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Police Blotter

More Burglaries Reported in Westfield

February 10, 2016

February 9, 2016 9:41 p.m. Officers Carrero and Martinez arrested Jakub Pasierb, age 32, of Wallington, NJ on an outstanding traffic warrant ($100) out of Wallington municipal court pursuant to a ...

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Columns

Employment Law

When Should I Consult With An Attorney About Harassment or Discrimination In My Workplace?

The answer is and will always be the same – NOW is the time to consult with an experienced employment law attorney about harassment and/or discrimination in your workplace. Here are the main ...

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JCC NEWS

Israel: How Real Are The Threats? Ambassador Yoram Ettinger Will Speak at JCC on Feb. 15

Ambassador Yoram Ettinger (ret.), an insider on U.S.-Israel relations and consultant to Israel’s cabinet and legislators, will speak at the JCC of Central NJ, 1391 Martine Ave., Scotch Plains ...

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Liz on Theatre

‘Nureyev’s Eyes’ Mesmerizes with Fusion of Ballet and Painting at George Street

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The companionship/conflict between artist Jamie Wyeth and Rudolf Nureyev makes for a striking two-character play by David Rush. Directed by Michael Maestro, the tension ...

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In the Schools

Westfield High School Students Perform in Regional Chorus Concert

Eleven Westfield High School choral students were selected to participate in the Central Jersey Music Education Association’s 2016 Chorus Concert at Monroe High School in Monroe, NJ, on ...

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Lost in Suburbia®

Open Your Mouth and Say “Ugh”

I love garlic. I love roasted garlic, sautéed with olive oil, and mixed into just about everything except chocolate. I don’t think this is a bad thing. In addition to tasting ...

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Guest Column

Lacrosse for Special Needs Players Scores Big

February 8, 2016

Editor's Note: Mike Cohen, a Westfield resident, freelance writer and director of Throwback Sports wrote this story about a lacrosse program on Long Island for people with special needs. Mike and ...

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Keller Williams Realty: Real Life ... Real People

Selling Your Home in Winter 2016

So you thought we were going to coast through the winter, but Mother Nature has given us a little blizzard. So now what … Winter can be a harsh, uninviting and unappealing time to sell ...

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Westfield Area Y

Westfield Area Y Offers Heart Healthy Tips in Honor of American Heart Month

In honor of American Heart Month and as a leading nonprofit dedicated to improving the nation’s health and well-being, the Westfield Area offers the following tips to help families be heart ...

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Evalyn Dunn Gallery

Just in Time for Valentine's Day!

This Valentine's Day, present your loved one with a handmade necklace or pair of earrings from jewelry designer Miriam Seiden.   Each piece is a one-of-a-kind work of art.

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SERVPRO - Helpful Tips Regarding Fire & Water Clean Up & Restoration

3 Common Furnace Repairs that Annual Maintenance May Prevent

Nothing is quite as comforting as coming home to a warm house on a cold wintry day.  Yet, chances are, you don’t think about your furnace unless it stops working. By then, however, you may ...

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Point View WealthPoints

Achieving a Better Life Experience

In late 2014, Congress passed the Achieving a Better Life Experience Act (ABLE) — think of it as creating 529 accounts for those with permanent disabilities. ABLE accounts can ...

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A Little Bit of Knowledge

Notable Trends for The Housing Market in 2016

Now that we’re entering our eighth-year post market crash, we’ve made some great progress and have seen an impressive comeback in the housing industry, but what will 2016 bring? I have ...

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Lindabury Legal Corner

Lindabury Adds Seasoned Trusts & Estates Partner

Lindabury, McCormick, Estabrook & Cooper is pleased to announce the addition of attorney Mary Patricia Magee to its Wills, Trusts & Estates Practice. Mary Pat has more than 30 years' ...

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In Search Of Flavor

What The Fork Are You Eating!

I recently went to a food lecture on practical and healthy eating. When I learned of the event, my first reaction was that this was going to be a completely one-sided “discussion” given ...

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The Seventh District Congressional Report

The Seventh District Congressional Report

Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) hosts Congressman Fred Upton (MI-06), Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, of which Lance is a member. The duo discussed the dozens of bills that ...

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