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Letters to the Editor

Increasing VA Accountability & Economic Opportunity for Our Veterans This Memorial Day

May 22, 2015

Dear Friend, Memorial Day is a time when Americans pay tribute, honor and remember those who have served our country bravely and sacrificed their lives in the name of freedom and democracy. ...

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Today's Events

Police Blotter

Vehicle Reported Stolen in Westfield

May 20, 2015

May 19, 2015 5:49 p.m. Officers Popleik and Davis arrested Soncivae Brown, age 33, of Elizabeth for two outstanding warrants (total $973) out of Union Township municipal court to a motor ...

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Columns

Lindabury Legal Corner

Lindabury Participates In Red Nose Day 2015

On Thursday May 21, 2015 the attorneys and staff of Lindabury McCormick participated in Red Nose Day and raised money to provide assistance to children and young people in the United States living ...

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The Seventh District Congressional Report

The Seventh District Congressional Report

Congressman Lance is joined by Congressman Donald Payne Jr. to discuss business before the U.S. House of Representatives.  

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Point View WealthPoints

Soaring Dollar and Your Portfolio: What You Need to Know

Over the last year the Dollar has appreciated nearly 22% versus the world’s currencies.  With forecasts for continuing Dollar strength, what’s the next move for ...

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ViaNutrition

Mindful Eating Tips to Help with Health and Weight Loss

Everyone just wants to feel better, move better, look better and be happy.  Not always in that order but they all rank up there. How we get there is different for everyone. Coming off of a ...

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Westfield Area Y

New Local Mental Health Coaltion Launched

Stress, anxiety and depression are conditions that occur to all of us at various times.  Yet, there is a stigma attached to discussing mental health.  In recognition of Mental Health ...

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In the Schools

Westfield High School Senior Jorge Ledesma Named Presidential Scholar

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan has announced the selection of Jorge Ledesma, a senior at Westfield High School, as a 2015 U.S. Presidential Scholar. Ledesma is one of 141 outstanding ...

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Connecting Commerce and Community

The Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce Introduces The Community Street map

The Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce will once again produce its Community Street Map, which includes all of our five towns--Fanwood, Garwood, Mountainside, Scotch Plains and Westfield. ...

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Monday with Millicent

Time to Eat at Fiamma Quimby Street, Westfield

The first Fiamma Restaurant opened about five months ago on the corner of Main and Essex Street in Millburn. Owned by brothers Tony Fetajak, Charlie, and Sam Magjuni, and their friend Sam Bek, ...

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Westfield Area Y Offers Free Program Sampler for Young Adults with Special Needs

By JACKIE LIEBERMAN

May 10, 2014 at 10:10 AM

WESTFIELD, NJ — With proceeds from the Greta’s Run fundraiser held in September, the Westfield Area Y will offer a free program sampler for people with special needs ages 18 to 26 from the end of May through June.

The goal of the program sampler is to determine next steps for programming at the Y for young adults with special needs. Membership at the Y and Westfield residency are not required to participate.

Programs available are:

·         Fitness - Saturday, May 24, 2:30 p.m. until 4 p.m. in the Weldon Room, Westfield Area Y, 220 Clark Street, Westfield. 

·         Art – Saturday, June 7, 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. at the duCret School of Art, 1030 Central Avenue, Plainfield.

·         Cooking – Saturday, June 14, 2:30 p.m. until 4 p.m. at the Classic Thyme Cooking School, 710 South Avenue West, Westfield.

·         Swim/Social – Saturday, June 21, 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. at the Rooke Pool, Westfield Area Y, 220 Clark Street, Westfield.

·         Yoga – Saturday, June 28, 3 p.m. until 4 p.m. in the Weldon Room at the Westfield Area Y, 220 Clark Street, Westfield.

Registration has begun. Y Members can register online or at the Main Y Facility. Non Y-Members should email Ben Nanna at bnanna@westfieldynj.org to register.

Future programs will require a Y membership. Financial assistance is available and class cost will be subsidized by Greta’s Run proceeds. The Westfield Area Y accepts Easter Seals. 

Contact Nanna at 908-233-2700 x251 with questions or for additional information, or visit www.westfieldynj.org.