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Candidate Statements

Representatives for the 21st District Continue to Support Christie’s failed Policies

June 23, 2015

Chris Christie sent New Jersey up the river with the Exxon oil spill settlement, and the Republicans in the State Assembly refused to hold him accountable. The legal battle between the state of ...

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Letters to the Editor

Synopsis of Westfield Board of Education Meeting on June 16

June 19, 2015

RECOGNITION OF ACADEMIC SCHOLAR Board President, Richard Mattessich, presented a Board of Education certificate of achievement to Westfield High School graduating senior, Jorge Ledesma.  ...

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Today's Events

Police Blotter

In Westfield, Wallet Reported Stolen From Home, Car Window Smashed

June 24, 2015

June 23, 2015 4:15 p.m. A resident of the 700 block of Prospect Street reported that her vehicle had its window smashed while it was parked in the 200 block of Clark Street. There are no suspects ...

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Columns

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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Lindabury Legal Corner

Shareholder and COO of Lindabury, McCormick, Estabrook & Cooper Named Chairman of LEGUS Law Advisory Board

Lindabury, McCormick, Estabrook & Cooper is proud to announce that shareholder William R. Watkins has been named Chairman of the Advisory Board of LEGUS. To read about it, click here.   ...

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Lost in Suburbia®

Cutting Your Own Hair? 'Shearly' You Jest

When I was a little girl, I had this great doll called Crissy.  I didn’t name her – that was the name she came with -- so everyone who had a Crissy doll called their doll Crissy ...

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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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In the Schools

Elmo Visits Lincoln School

Kindergarten students performed many great Sesame Street songs at the Lincoln Sing-A-Long with special guest--Elmo. Pictured are Lincoln students having a great time! A special thanks to ...

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Point View WealthPoints

Don’t Fight the Euro Central Bank: Carry On with These Three Dividend Payers!

It’s no coincidence that our stock market has more than tripled in the last six years, since our Federal Reserve depressed interest rates to near zero in late 2008.   The pessimists fear ...

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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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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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Multiple Car Break-ins on Westfield's Florida Street

By THE ALTERNATIVE PRESS STAFF

December 4, 2013 at 9:27 PM

November 26, 2013 7:05 a.m.

A resident of the 1700 block of Florida Street reported that unknown actor(s) entered her parked motor vehicle and ransacked the interior. Nothing was reported missing at time of report.

November 26, 2013 7:11 a.m.

A resident of the 1700 block of Florida Street reported unknown actor(s) entered his unlocked motor vehicle and removed $20.00 worth of items. There are no suspect(s) at this time.

November 26, 2013 7:24 a.m.

A resident of the 1700 block of Florida Street reported unknown actor(s) entered his parked motor vehicle and removed $45.00 worth of items. There are no suspect(s) at this time.

November 26, 2013 7:28 a.m.

A resident of the 1700 block of Florida Street reports that unknown actor(s) entered her unlocked parked motor vehicle outside her home and removed $55.00 in cash. No suspect(s) at this time.

November 26, 2013 11:23 a.m.

A resident within the 100 block of Barchester Way reported that unknown actor(s) attempted to fraudulently charge merchandise in the victim’s name on an account that she never opened. Total amount of attempted charges was $611.81.

November 26, 2013 12:42 p.m.

Jeffrey Cope, 44, of Somerset was arrested in the 400 block of Summit Avenue for possession of CDS (crack cocaine) and drug paraphernalia. Cope was released with summonses and a court date on December 6, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. at the Union County Superior Court.

November 27, 2013 10:01 p.m.

Nathan G. Wilkerson, 42, of Scotch Plains was arrested in the area of Prospect Street by East Broad Street on the strength of the following Westfield Municipal Court warrant #E13-19718 in the amount of $500.00. Wilkerson was transported to Headquarters where he was processed and placed into cell #1 in lieu of bail.

November 28, 2013 11:41 a.m.

Cheryl Rosania, 62, of Westfield was arrested in the area of E. Broad Street near Prospect Street for driving while intoxicated pursuant to a motor vehicle stop. Rosania was transported to Westfield Police Headquarters where she was processed and released to a sober adult.

November 29, 2013 1:59 a.m.

Daniel Rubenstein, 20, of Colonia was arrested in the area of Embree Crescent near Eaglecroft Road for driving while intoxicated pursuant to a motor vehicle stop. Rubenstein was transported to Westfield Police Headquarters where he was processed and released to a sober adult.

November 29, 2013 4:41 p.m.

A resident of the 200 block of Golf Edge found a small, clear colored jewel (a possible diamond) at the intersection of Central Avenue/E. Broad Street.

November 30, 2013 8:04 p.m.

Randy Suarez, 31, of West New York, NJ was arrested on an outstanding traffic warrant out of Westfield Municipal Court ($612.00) pursuant to a pick up at Ridgefield Police Department. Suarez was transported to Headquarters, processed and released on posted bail.

November 30, 2013 9:16 p.m.

A resident of the 500 block of Kimball Avenue reports theft of their address plaques which was located on the front lawn area of their residence. The plaque is described as a green-colored cast iron plaque with gold-colored marking upon it. The plaque had an approximate value of $100.00.

December 1, 2013 7:48 p.m.

Wakiem Davis, 31, of Newark was arrested on an outstanding traffic warrant out of Westfield Municipal Court ($189.00) pursuant to a pick-up at East Orange Police Department. Davis was transported to Headquarters, processed and released on posted bail.

December 2, 2013 4:39 p.m.

Francis Smith, 41, of Cranford was arrested on the following outstanding warrants: criminal warrant out of Westfield Municipal Court ($928.00); traffic warrant out of Cranford Municipal Court ($375.00); traffic warrant out of Cranford Municipal Court ($375.00), totaling $1,628.00 bail; all pursuant to Union County police dropping subject off at Headquarters. Smith was processed and placed into cell #1 in lieu of bail.

December 3, 2013 9:34 a.m.

A resident in the 700 block of Knollwood Terrace stated she made an online purchase on a fictitious website totaling $324.53. When she tried to confirm the purchase via telephone with customer service from the actual company, no record was found. There are no suspect(s) at this time.

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