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By TAPINTO WESTFIELD STAFFMay 24, 2018
WESTFIELD, NJ — Big Dreams & Silver Screens held its third annual Big Dreams Youth Film Festival last weekend at The James Ward Mansion, screening a total of 34 films created by kids in grades 3 through 12.
The Grand Salon of the James Ward Mansion on East Broad Street downtown was converted into a movie theater for the day. Student directors were interviewed on the red ...
By TAPINTO.NET STAFFMay 24, 2018
UNION COUNTY, NJ -- The American Red Cross is counting on volunteer donors to give blood and help ensure patient needs can be met this summer.
Around Memorial Day, the Red Cross sees a steep decline in blood donations. Busy summer schedules, vacations and school breaks also cause a drop in donations. Accidents and medical emergencies don’t take a summer break – patients ...
By MARC RUSSINOFFMay 24, 2018
BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots (15-6) defeated the Sugar Land Skeeters (15-9), 2-1, at TD Bank Ballpark on Wednesday evening.
With the score tied, 1-1, in the bottom of the eighth inning, Justin Trapp launched a solo home run (2) to left field to give the Patriots a 2-1 lead that would be the final score.
“It was a huge at bat. All game they were throwing me off with the ...
By DANIEL HANMay 23, 2018
WESTFIELD, NJ — What separates great athletes from good athletes is not only skill, but the determination to constantly improve. Great athletes must not only work hard, but to work hard even when it is not asked of them. Perfectly embodying these traits is senior Cory Hiltz,which is why the Westfield High School varsity baseball player is this week’s Ron Bansky and Associates Allstate ...
By MARC SCHWARTZMay 23, 2018
BRIDGEWATER, NJ — The Somerset Patriots have All-Star re-signed right-handed pitcher David Kubiak for the 2018 season.
Kubiak enters his second with the Somerset Patriots and his third year in the Atlantic League. The 6’7” righty made 21 appearances (18 starts) with the Patriots last year. He earned five wins and carried a 3.83 ERA with 117 strikeouts against 34 walks ...
By KATE BROCHUMay 23, 2018
WESTFIELD – The Westfield Board of Education unanimously voted to support the motion to name the updated concession stand at Westfield’s Kehler Stadium after former girls’ cross country and track & field Coach Thom Hornish.
“We are very grateful for the efforts of the Friends of Westfield Track to put together a concession stand that’s presentable and also we ...
By TAPINTO ELIZABETH STAFFMay 23, 2018
ELIZABETH, NJ — A rainbow flag will fly for the first time at the Union County Courthouse in recognition of June as LGBTQ Pride Month.
The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has announced they are holding a public Pride Flag Raising Ceremony for Monday, June 4 at 1 p.m. on the steps of the historic Union County Courthouse on Broad Street in Elizabeth.
“Raising the rainbow ...