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Jackie Lieberman

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Police & Fire

Westfield Police Chief Praises Officers for Life-Saving Response to Cardiac Arrest

October 6, 2015

WESTFIELD, NJ – Police Chief David Wayman praised four Westfield officers this week for their quick response and the life-saving aid that they provided to a local man in his 70s who ...

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Food & Drink

Westfield’s French Brasserie, Amuse, Featured in NY Times

October 2, 2015

WESTFIELD, NJ — Amuse, a French brasserie located in Downtown Westfield, earned a rating of “Very Good” in The New York Times in an article by Marissa Rothkopf ...

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Business & Finance

City Sports to Close Westfield Store, Along with 7 Others

October 10, 2015

WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield’s City Sports is among eight of the regional chain’s 26 stores closing after the company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday, according to ...

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Mattessich Drops Out of Westfield Board of Ed Race; 3 Candidates Run Unopposed

September 30, 2015

WESTFIELD, NJ — In a letter to the editor submitted to TAP into Westfield Wednesday morning, Westfield Board of Education President Richad Mattessich announced that he has decided to drop out ...

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Westfield Town Council Paves Way for New Emergency Equipment, Apartments on Broad St. & More

October 8, 2015

WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield could see the construction of a 31-unit apartment building on Broad Street and purchase $2.78 million-worth of emergency and DPW equipment if ordinances ...

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Law & Justice

Feds Say Hudson City Savings Avoided Black and Hispanic Areas for Mortgage Lending

September 24, 2015

NEWARK, NJ – Faced with charges it purposely steered clear of predominantly black and Hispanic areas when offering residential mortgages, Hudson City Savings Bank has agreed to pay a $5.5 ...

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Health & Wellness

Westfield Town Council Makes October Dysautonomia Awareness Month

October 9, 2015

WESTFIELD, NJ — Acting Mayor Jo Ann Neylan, standing in for Mayor Andy Skibitsky, read a proclamation making October Dysautonomia Awareness Month in Westfield at Tuesday night’s town ...

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Westfield Boy Scout Hopes to Beautify Sycamore Field

October 8, 2015

WESTFIELD, NJ — Boy Scout Matthew DeBenedetto of Troop 77 proposed beautifying Sycamore Field for his Eagle Scout project during Tuesday night’s town council conference meeting. A 1.5 ...

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Home & Garden

Innovative Window Treatments in Westfield Celebrates Grand Opening

September 25, 2015

WESTFIELD, NJ — Innovative Window Treatments celebrated its grand opening at 757 Central Ave. recently with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The store offers one-stop shopping for window treatments,

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Real Estate

Center Hall Colonial

  • Westfield
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Price: $650,000.00

Lost and Found Pets

Dog Found in Scotch Plains

October 11, 2015

UPDATE: REUNITED! Dog picked up in Scotch Plains Sunday near Mountain Avenue and Jerusalem Road. He was wearing a Berkeley Heights Vet collar. If you recognize him, call the Scotch ...

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Letters to the Editor

Mark LoGrippo Gets My Vote

October 12, 2015

To the Editor: Councilman Mark LoGrippo will get my vote on Election Day. Reelecting Mark will give Westfield a firm hand on the issues that make our town a great place to live.

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Upcoming Events

Tue, October 13, 7:00 AM


Fall 2015 3-Day Detox and Reboot

Wed, October 14, 4:00 PM


Blood Drive

Wed, October 14, 8:00 PM

Asbury Park

WHS Grad Jon Fichter with 'Sweet Spirit'

Police Blotter

Westfield Burglar Reportedly Used Ladder to Steal from Bedroom

October 7, 2015

October 5, 2015 1:36 p.m. Collin Athanson, age 22, of Linden was arrested at Linden police headquarters on a warrant out of this jurisdiction. Mr. Athanson’s bail was posted in the amount of ...

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In the Schools

Westfield High School Senior Wins Musical Club Poster Contest

Westfield High School Senior Claudia Savickas is the winner of a poster contest sponsored by the Musical Club of Westfield. Her artwork was selected for the program cover of the ...

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The Floor Plan

More Than 50 Shades of Gray

To say Gray is en vogue from a popular culture perspective would be an understatement. Forget, for a moment, the popular book, television show, and film with the word -- no matter how it's ...

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Liz on Theatre

'August: Osage County' Tells Sad, Funny Tale of Family’s Secrets and Lies

CHATHAM, NJ – The verbal volleyball is fast and furious in this first-rate production of Tracy Letts’ "August: Osage County." The Chatham Players have made the most of this ...

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Westfield Area Y

Westfield Area Y's Devilfish Annual Spaghetti Fun Relay Meet a Success

The Westfield Area Y Devilfish recently held their Annual Spaghetti Fun Relay meet at the Main Y facility, 220 Clark Street in Westfield. More than 200 Devilfish swimmers participated and the ...

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

7 Steps Before Using Your Furnace

 Before you know it, winter will be here! If you live in Colorado, you know that the weather can turn from warm and moderate to cold and snowy almost overnight. Typically, there is a spell of ...

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The Seventh District Congressional Report

The Seventh District Congressional Report

Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-7), speaks with Congressman Erik Paulsen (MN-03) about the medical device tax and tax reform:  

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Lost in Suburbia®

The Tooth will Set You Free

Recently I had to go to the drugstore to buy a tube of toothpaste.  It took me an hour and a half and I almost had a nervous breakdown.  In all honesty, I absolutely believe that there are ...

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Point View WealthPoints

Planning With a Large IRA

As of the end of last year, the typical new retiree had stashed away a bit less than $150,000 in employer-sponsored retirement accounts and IRAs. That’s a problem—those dollars ...

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Monday with Millicent

Franco's Metro Pizza Restaurant and Bar; Fort Lee

What’s really great about having friends living across the state of New Jersey is you are often afforded the opportunity to visit some of our State’s very special dining mainstays.

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