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Candidate Statements

Thank You to All 3rd Ward Supporters

May 5, 2015

Thank you to everyone who came out this Saturday in support of our literature drop.  It is truly humbling to see so many 3rd Ward Residents come out in support of my re-election this ...

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Letters to the Editor

Synopsis of a Westfield Board of Education Meeting May 5

May 6, 2015

RESOLUTION TO PHILHOWER FELLOWSHIP AWARD RECIPIENT We celebrated National Teacher Day and saluted the 600 teaching staff in our Westfield Public Schools who work to guide our students to become ...

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Today's Events

Police Blotter

Credit Card Fraud and Identity Theft Reported In Westfield

April 29, 2015

April 26, 2015 4:26 p.m. Officers Merritt and Wierzbicki arrested Thomas Macken, age 21, of Scotch Plains for two outstanding criminal arrest warrants ($1,480 total) out of Westfield municipal ...

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Columns

ViaNutrition

Sign up for the 7-Day Whole Foods Cleanse!

To learn more, visit: http://www.vianutritionandhealth.com/products/vianutrition-7-day-whole-food-cleanse/

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Monday with Millicent

More Suggestions for Mother's Day

Dear Fans of ‘Monday With Millicent,’I thank-you for sharing your favorite places to dine.   As Mother’s Day approaches, I’d like to wish each of you special ...

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Experts of H.O.M.E.

Spring Cleaning: Four Must-Do Projects

Spring is the perfect opportunity to take strolls in the park and enjoy outdoor activities. But it's also a great opportunity to clean up the damage caused by the winter season, and prepare ...

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In the Schools

Café Cultural a Grandioso Success for Westfield Fifth Graders

Westfield Public Schools’ Fourth Annual Café Cultural recently held at Westfield High School included more than 400 participants who experienced a taste of different cultures. Fifth ...

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Ince Landscape Construction & Management

Is Your Hardscape Ready for Summer?

The snow is gone, the sun has been shining and giving us warmer days, but have you noticed your patio and hardscape looking a bit worse than you remember in the fall? If you are feeling that ...

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Weltman Home Services

Weltman Home Services Offers Spring Tips for Berkeley Heights

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Spring has arrived and that means warmer temperatures and the need for a home cooling system check-up. Tapinto spoke with Dan Weltman of Weltman Home Services, located in ...

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Kayla's Creative Art Studio Calendar of Classes

Kayla's Creative Art Studio's May Calendar of Events

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Kayla's Creative Art Studio offers a full calendar of classes throughout the month. Visit www.kaylascreativeartstudio.com for a calendar of events ...

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Westfield Area Y

Westfield Area Y Healthy Kids Day a Success

On Saturday, April 25th at the Westfield Area Y Main Y Facility over 400 people came out for Healthy Kids Day to enjoy an afternoon of free, fun, engaging and creative activities promoting healthy ...

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Point View WealthPoints

Beware the Equity Indexed Annuity

A financial product that allows you to participate in the stock market’s upside, promises you won’t lose money, and gives you income for life—it sounds too good to be true.  ...

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Connecting Commerce and Community

GWACC Spring Fling

It’s that time of year again! Spring has sprung, and it is time for the 21st Annual Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce’s Spring Fling. The event will be held on the streets ...

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Westfield and Plainfield High Schools Selected for USA TODAY’s ‘Best Football Rivalry’ Contest

By JACKIE LIEBERMAN

November 15, 2013 at 2:05 PM

WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield High School and Plainfield High School have been selected by USA TODAY as one of the top football rivalries for 2013 for its second annual Best High School Football Rivalry competition.

USA TODAY High School Sports selected five high school football rivalries in each state and Washington, D.C. after more than a month of conversations with local media and other state and school officials with high school football expertise. Beginning Nov. 18, fans can vote to decide which rivalry emerges from a list of 255.

“This is a storied tradition with the Plainfield Cardinals and Westfield Blue Devils playing football for over 100 years on Thanksgiving Day,” said Westfield Athletic Directory Sandra Mamary. “There are thousands of fans every year at the game, generations in attendance. Please vote for our game as the ‘Best High School Rivalry.’ Thank you.”

USA TODAY’s "Best Of" contest series launched in November 2012 with the first best high school football rivalry competition, won by Brookfield vs. Marceline in Missouri.

This year's contest will end Dec. 18 after three rounds of voting. The 51 state winners will advance to one of eight regionals and the winners of the eight regions, along with two wild cards, will move onto a final round of 10.

The winner will receive $5,000 to be split evenly between the two schools, with other cash prizes to be awarded to all of the national finalists.

For more information and to vote, click here.