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Union County News

Clark Car Break-ins Number 14 Over Saturday Night

May 3, 2016

CLARK, NJ – This time it was the west side of town: Thomas Drive, Wheatsheaf Road and Grove Street. Fourteen unlocked cars were burglarized sometime between 4:30 a.m. and 6:30 a.m., Clark Chief ...

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Education

Westfield Board of Ed Adopts $106M School Budget, Buries Kehler Light Debate

April 27, 2016

WESTFIELD, NJ – Taking the last step in approving the succeeding school year’s budget, the Westfield Board of Education adopted the 2016-17 budget and tax levy Tuesday. Receiving ...

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Police & Fire

Garbage Truck Reportedly Involved in Westfield Crash on South Avenue

May 2, 2016

WESTFIELD, NJ — No one was injured Monday morning when a car headed west on South Avenue near Livingston Street hit a pole at about 8:50 a.m. The driver of the car, who did not give her ...

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Food & Drink

Owner of Westfield Restaurant Amuse Wins International 'Chef of the Future' Award from Academy of Gastronomy

April 22, 2016

WESTFIELD, NJ — C.J. Reycraft, Jr, chef and owner of Amuse in Westfield, has become one of three American chefs — and the first ever from New Jersey — to be given the ...

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Arts & Entertainment

Downtown Westfield to Host Girls’ Night Out Thursday

May 2, 2016

WESTFIELD, NJ — This Thursday, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., Downtown Westfield Corporation will sponsor its popular Girls’ Night Out in Westfield, rain or shine. More than 2,000 women are ...

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Government

Westfield Town Council Appoints Ken Donnelly to Fill Seat Vacated by Kimmins

May 3, 2016

WESTFIELD, NJ — Ken Donnelly, a senior project manager for NYK Line, was appointed to, sworn in and seated on the Westfield Town Council Tuesday night, two weeks after Councilwoman Vicki ...

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Law & Justice

Westfield Woman Charged with Practicing Medicine, Writing Prescriptions Without License

April 21, 2016

WESTFIELD, NJ — A Westfield woman is accused of illegally obtaining prescription drugs, practicing medicine without a license and writing prescriptions without being authorized to do ...

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Real Estate

Westfield Planning Board Approves 31-Unit Apartment Complex on W. Broad St.

April 6, 2016

WESTFIELD, NJ – A three story, 31-unit apartment complex was approved for construction by the Westfield Planning Board on Monday evening. The building will be erected on the corner of ...

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Green

Watch: 10,000 Honey Bees Saved in Westfield

April 30, 2016

WESTFIELD, NJ — When Mickey the Beekeeper got a call about thousands of hive-less honey bees in the backyard of a  home on Summit Avenue on Friday, he didn’t hesitate to bring them a ...

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Home & Garden

Grand Westfield-Area Houses Open to the Public for NJFO’s Tour of Notable Homes

April 28, 2016

WESTFIELD, NJ — The Friends of the New Jersey Festival Orchestra, based in Westfield, are gearing up for their annual Tour of Notable Homes on May 7, Saturday of Mother’s Day Weekend.

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Letters to the Editor

Friends of the Westfield Library Thank Those Who Made Sale a Record-Breaker

May 3, 2016

The annual used book, CD and DVD sale of the Friends of the Westfield Memorial Library was a huge success. Both donations and memberships sold broke the previous records. Most ...

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Upcoming Events

Wed, May 4, 6:00 PM

Oh' Brian's on the Green, Clark

$5 Burger Night at Oh' Brian's

Fri, May 6, 5:30 PM

The Presbyterian Church in Westfield (PCW) Assembly Hall, Westfield

Fish 'n Chips Dinner

Food & Drink Giving Back



Police Blotter

Torah Found in Westfield Park & More

April 27, 2016

April 21, 2016 7:19 p.m. A Torah with the name of “Paulo Meur” was found in Mindowaskin Park, specifically by the playground. Said property was secured for safekeeping. April 21,

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Columns

Lindabury Legal Corner

Lindabury Collects Hundreds of Items for Dress for Success

Lindabury, McCormick, Estabrook & Cooper, P.C. recently organized a charity drive to benefit the Morris County Chapter of Dress for Success. The drive was coordinated through the firm’s ...

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In the Schools

Westfield High School Junior Receives Prudential Spirit of Community Award

Westfield High School 11th grader Alexandra Jackman received the Prudential Spirit of Community Bronze Medallion on April 25.  Congratulating Alex is her school Counselor,

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Lost in Suburbia®

It’s a Bird. It’s a Plane. It’s Super Mom

“Hey, Honey,” shouted my husband from the bedroom. “Have you seen my shoes?” “Yes,” I shouted back.  “They’re under the dining room ...

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Westfield Area Y

Westfield Area Y's Early Learning Programs Celebrate Earth Day

Westfield Area Y Early Learning programs enjoyed participating in a variety of activities to celebrate Earth Day.     The classes began using reusable containers when packing ...

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Keller Williams Realty: Real Life ... Real People

The Key To Selling Your Home Quickly

If you’re thinking of selling your home you are probably wondering what you need to do to get it sold quickly. You might think there are a number of solutions you can approach before going to ...

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Connecting Commerce and Community

Top 7 Things Not to Miss at Westfield’s Spring Fling!

The Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) of Westfield, a program of the Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce, will showcase seven new businesses at Westfield’s Spring Fling on May ...

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Liz on Theatre

Philadelphia Offers Host of Quirky Theatrical Gems

PHILDELPHIA - When the American Theatre Critics Association met in Philadelphia during the month of April, there was plenty of food for thought and discussion revolving around some absorbing,

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The Floor Plan

Come On In!

April showers may bring May flowers, but unpredictable spring weather also brings a fair amount of the outdoors into your indoors.   Mother Nature’s quirky moods create mud and other ...

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Lost & Found Pets

Dog Found on Downer Street

Dog found on Downer Street in Westfield. Male, gray around his face with a bobbed tail. Call Kara at 908-279-5866 if you recognize him.

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

Build an Emergency Supply Kit

Severe weather can happen any time, anywhere. Each year, Americans cope with an average of the following intense storms*: 10,000 severe thunderstorms 5,000 fl oods or fl ash floods 1,000 ...

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Talking About Grief

True Strength

“True strength is smiling when you want to cry, laughing to hide the pain and going on, no matter what.” – Nishan Panwar I saw that on someone’s Facebook page.  ...

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Point View WealthPoints

Going Global - Concentrate on Company not Country

Investors are constantly trying to attain that holy grail of a diversified portfolio, one that can survive the ebbs and flows of a global economy. This often involves adding some foreign stock ...

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