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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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Westfield Boys Basketball Hits Foul Shots In the Fourth To Get Past Gov. Livingston, 45-36

By BOBBIE PEER

January 26, 2014 at 12:12 PM

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Westfield's Chris Wright scored a game high 15 points leading Westfield Boys Basketball to a 45-36 victory over GL on Saturday afternoon in a make-up game from Tuesday's snow cancelation.  

The game belonged to either team in the first-half with Westfield maintaining a slight lead throughout.  Both teams kept pressure causing turnovers and low scoring opportunities.  

It was GL's John Iorio that lit the boards for GL scoring  5 points in the first-half keeping GL within Westfield's reach.  GL moved the ball but Westfield's tight defense denied them of shots. Wright sank two foul shots for Westfield to lead GL at half-time, 18-14. 

Rob Imbalzano opened the third by sinking a shot from the top of the key bringing GL within two.  Both teams traded baskets early in the third. It was Westfield's critical rebounds, defensive pressure and steals that found them in a 10 point lead with 2:46 left in the third.  

GL maintained their own defensive fight; Wills with a steal and Imbalzano with an impressive block keeping Westfield from increasing their lead.  

The offensive momentum shifted when senior Patrick Mahoney sank a 3-pointer with 1:30 left in the third followed by Imbalzano's 3-pointer from a rebound by John Wills.  The run continued with a rebound score by Javon Reis-Wilson.   GL found them self within three points of the lead at the end of the third, 34-31.

GL kept the run going, opening the fourth with Imbalzano's second 3-pointer to tie the game.  

We needed to come out in the fourth quarter and find the defense that worked earlier in the game said Westfield senior Chris Wright, the 6' 9"  transfer from St. Peter's Prep, who is now playing after sitting out his requirement of 30 days. 

Despite the Highlander's game changing second-half run, the Blue Devils were able to hold the Highlanders to 5 points in the fourth quarter.  Dylan Elliott and David Kane capitalized on foul opportunities in the fourth, sinking a combined 5 out of 7 shots from the line in the 45-36 Westfield victory.

 Gov. Livingston and Westfield will rematch Tuesday, Jan. 28 in Westfield at 4 p.m.

 

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