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By TAPINTO.NET STAFFJuly 19, 2018
WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield Public Schools will receive $223,710 more than previously expected in state funding this year to be used for district-wide security enhancements, the district has announced.
The district was notified by the New Jersey Department of Education of the additional funding on July 13, it said.
“We intend to use this additional state aid for ...
By DANIELLE SANTOLAJuly 19, 2018
LIVINGSTON, NJ — Concern about the increased use of electronic cigarettes and other vapor products were among the reasons why the Livingston Township Council adopted an ordinance prohibiting “vape shops,” or any establishment that primarily sells “electronic devices, liquid nicotine or vapor products,” in the township’s retail commercial ...
By ROBERT RAMIREZJuly 19, 2018
CRANFORD, NJ – After months of waiting, Hartz Mountain continued its application for 750 Walnut at Wednesday’s Planning Board meeting.
James Rhatican, vice president of land use and development at Hartz Mountain, along two witnesses – real estate broker Matt McDonough and architect Bruce Englebaugh – spoke on Hartz Mountain’s behalf.
Rhatican referred ...
By TAPINTO WESTFIELD STAFFJuly 18, 2018
WESTFIELD, NJ — Bring your family and pets to Downtown Westfield for the town's first-ever “Dog Days of Summer” event on Sunday, Aug. 12, from noon until 2 p.m.
It’s the third event in the Downtown Westfield Corporation’s new “Second Sundays” series, which features a different themed event on the second Sunday of each ...
By KATHY LLOYDJuly 18, 2018
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ — Seven competitors battled it out at Meadowlands Racing and Entertainment's 3rd Annual BBQ Battle on Saturday, July 14, all vying for $2,000 in prizes, as well as precious bragging rights.
The barbecue categories of best ribs, brisket, chicken and pulled pork came with a $500 prize to the winner of each category. A panel of five ...
By ROMAN CHIARELLOJuly 18, 2018
CLARK, NJ – Preparations by the Clark Police and Fire Departments are underway ahead of the upcoming “Clark PD vs Clark FD BBQ Cook-Off.” The cookoff, which will feature members of both departments facing off in a cooking competition, is scheduled for Saturday, July 28 at the Clark Recreation Center.
Friendly rivalry between the two departments began with a post on the Clark ...
By KATE BROCHUJuly 18, 2018
WESTFIELD — Westfield is one of four New Jersey towns that made a Verizon Fios blog’s recent list of “Smart Cities.” The towns were identified by tech blog The Bookmark, a source for tech content and news managed by the company.
“Westfield made the Smart Cities list only because of its use of smart technology in its street lighting,” said Verizon ...