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Education

Westfield Students Get Perfect Scores on Parts of ACT

June 30, 2015

WESTFIELD, NJ — Three Westfield High School students achieved perfect scores  on parts of the April 2015 ACT standardized tests, which are widely used for college admission criteria: ...

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Police & Fire

Body Found in Warinanco Park Lake Easter Sunday Identified as Missing Linden Man

July 2, 2015

ROSELLE, NJ — The body recovered Easter Sunday in Warninanco Park Lake is that of Richard Ince, 57, of Linden, Union County Police Department Officer in Charge Chris Debbie and Acting Union ...

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Elections

Three Seats on Westfield Board of Ed Expiring; Deadline to File for Candidacy is July 27

June 22, 2015

WESTFIELD, NJ — Three Westfield Board of Education members’ terms will end on Dec. 31 — Lucy Biegler’s, Richard Mattessich’s and Gretchan Ohlig’s. The election ...

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Giving Back

Westfield Boy Scout Plans to Beautify Path to Washington Elementary

June 30, 2015

WESTFIELD, NJ — For his Eagle Scout project, Tristan Orr hopes to improve a walking path between Harding Street and Coolidge Street used by Washington Elementary School students and their ...

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Government

Westfield Town Council Approves Ordinance to Prevent Clear-Cutting of Trees and More at Meeting

June 24, 2015

WESTFIELD, NJ — Developers in Westfield will no longer be allowed to clear-cut trees without the town’s permission now that the town council has closed a loophole in the law that ...

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Law & Justice

Lawsuit Over ‘Creepy’ Letters Puts Westfield in the Spotlight, Again

June 25, 2015

WESTFIELD, NJ — Back in May, Westfield made national news over a controversial “Police Brutality” art exhibit at the high school. This week, Westfield is all the talk once more,

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Real Estate

Westfield’s Building Boom Could Squeeze Out Young Buyers, Realtors Say

July 2, 2015

WESTFIELD, NJ – Weichert Realtor Nancy Kronheimer worries that Westfield may become out of reach for many first-time homebuyers in the coming years. “Pricing for new construction has ...

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Press Releases

Real Estate

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Lost and Found Pets

Parrot Seen in Westfield

July 3, 2015

UPDATE: Parrot was captured in the area of Nomahegan Swim Club area and returned to owner in Clark. Thanks to everyone who helped. The owner was distraught over her lost bird. ORIGINAL STORY: A ...

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Candidate Statements

Wishing Everyone a Happy and Safe 4th of July Weekend

July 2, 2015

I would like to wish everyone a happy and safe 4th of July weekend. Following is a speech I gave when I was first elected to the Westfield Town Council: It is a real honor and privilege for me to ...

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Today's Events

Police Blotter

In Westfield, Car Damaged, Bikes Reported Stolen

July 1, 2015

July 1, 2015 1:31 a.m. Officers McCarthy and Martinez arrested Zenasia Bowers, age 20, of Elizabeth subsequent to a motor vehicle stop in the area of Mountain Avenue and Kimball Avenue on an ...

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Columns

Lindabury Legal Corner

Lindabury Expands Corporate Group with Addition of Chemical Industry General Counsel

Lindabury, McCormick, Estabrook & Cooper is pleased to announce the addition of the firm’s newest partner Michelle M. Monte. To read more, click here.

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In the Schools

Westfield Grad Earns Gold Medal in National Latin Exam

Westfield High School recent graduate Jameson Maher earned a gold medal on the National Latin Exam for four consecutive years, it was announced by the University of Mary Washington, which administers ...

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Lost in Suburbia®

Getting Under My Skin

“What do you think this is?” my husband asked me, pointing to his elbow. “That is your elbow,” I stated matter-of-factly. “No, these red spots,” he ...

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JCC NEWS

Camp Yachad is in Full Swing

Summer 2015 is here, and Camp Yachad is in full swing. We had an exciting first day.  Our brand new zero-entry pool is open and our youngest campers had a great time splashing around in ...

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The Floor Plan

Indoor Comfort, Outdoor Living

It's that time of year. The time when we get to expand our living spaces and spend more time outdoors. When you're looking to decorate an outdoor space, you want to have all the comforts of ...

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ViaNutrition

What is the Difference Between Infrared and Traditional Saunas?

I love, love, love the infrared sauna. It is so peaceful and makes you feel shut off for a half an hour. The benefits of that alone are brilliant. The benefits are far-reaching for your well-being ...

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Experts of H.O.M.E.

Tips for Backyard Entertaining

Summer is in full swing. Is your home ready for entertaining? It’s time to enjoy your home, inside and out. Here are some of our favorite hacks for backyard fun this summer. To chill ...

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Monday with Millicent

Westfield Art Association (WAA) Members Exhibit Artwork at Mulberry House in Westfield

Come View the Exhibit and Stay for Lunch or Dinner Westfield, New Jersey, is buzzing about the first in a series of exhibitions that will be presented by Members of the Westfield Art Association ...

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Personal Fitness: In the Studio

What is Personal Training? First in a 4-Part Series

After the brutal winter we had this year - which was almost immediately followed by mid-summer-esque temperatures - we weren't left with much spring time to gradually shed off our heavy winter ...

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Westfield Area Y

Westfield Area Y's Summer Enrichment Class Makes Camouflage Hats for Wild Animal Day

The Westfield Area Y’s Summer Enrichment Class at the Robert & Virginia Bauer Branch located at 422 East Broad Street in Westfield recently made a special project for Wild Animal Day. The ...

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Point View WealthPoints

Take Advantage of the Greek Tragedy

Concerns of a Greece banking failure and an exit from the European Union have dominated the news headlines once again, and have helped take the global financial markets on a roller coaster ride.

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The Academic Coach

The Summer Plan

The 2014-2015 Academic year is done! Now families can take a deep breath, celebrate successes, and enjoy some free time. But there is one last thing to do and we can help. Chyten Millburn ...

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