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Westfield’s New Interactive Map Shows Which Roads Will be Fixed

Credits: Jackie Lieberman

WESTFIELD, NJ — Summertime means roadwork, and now you can easily see for yourself where in Westfield that work will be. Click here to use the town’s new interactive road improvement map (part of its constantly improving website) that details which 28 Westfield roads will be improved this year and how.

An ordinance allowing for the financing of $2.93 million for capital improvements was approved on second reading July 9 which will allow for various projects to take place over the coming months, especially improvements to Westfield’s roads.

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Jam Kancer in The Kan to Hold Summer Jam Event this Weekend in Scotch Plains

August 15, 2017

SCOTCH PLAINS — The Jam Kancer in The Kan Foundation will hold its inaugural Summer Jam fundraising event on Saturday, Aug. 19, at Darby Road (450 Park Ave., Scotch Plains), beginning at 11 a.m., when the restaurant opens.

Darby Road will donate 20 percent of its revenue that day and night back to the foundation. In addition to food and drink ...

Shelley Brindle: ‘Charlottesville is Personal’

August 16, 2017

My husband Kip and I are graduates of University of Virginia, as is my sister, brother-in-law and two of my nieces. What’s going on in Charlottesville is personal, for many reasons.

Returning home from the vigil Sunday night, I couldn't be prouder of our community. In the face of this horror, we are brought together by hope and the presence of each other.

I grew up in Virginia, ...

Video: Point View's Petrides Says Current Market Risks are No Fairy Tale

August 16, 2017

Point View Wealth Management's Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, John Petrides, appeared live on Fox Business discussing the "Three Bears" that could derail the "Goldilocks" environment for stocks:

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For nearly 25 years, Point View Wealth Management, Inc. has been working with families in Summit and beyond, providing ...

Westfield Police Blotter: Multiple Bicycles Reported Stolen & More

August 16, 2017

 August 9, 2017 12:08 p.m.

Mr. Kareem Jordan, age 42, of Plainfield, NJ, was arrested at the Middlesex County Courthouse on the strength of one outstanding warrant issued by the Westfield Municipal Court. Mr. Jordan was transported to the Union County Jail in lieu of posting the requisite bail.

 

August 5, 2017 4:57 p.m.

A business located in the 200 block of E. South Avenue ...

Obituaries

Oct 24, 1926 - Aug 14, 2017
Elizabeth H. List, 90, of Westfield and Cape May, NJ, died peacefully surrounded by her family ...
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Westfield Area YMCA Healthy U Program Recognizes Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, and many families need support changing their families’ habits with the ultimate goal of being a healthy weight. That’s why the Westfield Area YMCA wants families to improve eating habits and increase physical activity.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), obesity affects one in six children in the U.S.

Richard DeLuca Joins GWACC Board

Richard DeLuca of the Lindabury, McCormick, Estabrook & Cooper law firm has joined the board of the Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce (GWACC).

“We are fortunate to have Mr. Richard DeLuca join our board of directors. His experience will complement those of the current board members and I am sure that he will be a very active member and bring new and fresh ideas to all ...

Break Ups Are Difficult

August 16, 2017

Breaking up is very difficult. You can compare a break-up to a loss such as divorce or death. Navigating through a break up can be very challenging especially if it has been a long term relationship. Although length of relationship sometimes does not matter… it’s the intensity of the relationship and how invested you were Oftentimes we linger on in a relationship even ...

Meet Pete Brown

Name: Pete Brown, manager at Gartland and Mellina Group (GMG), a management consulting firm in New York City.

Years in Westfield: 9

Family: 

Wife, Megan, Realtor at Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty 

Children:

Seamus,  9

Fiona, 7

Declan,  5

MEET PETE

This devoted husband and loving father of three ...

Small Dog Found in Roselle Park Monday

UPDATE: Reuninted with owner.

ORIGINAL POST: Small male dog found on Faitoute Avenue in Roselle Park around 6 p.m. Monday. He was not wearing a collar. Picked up by Roselle Park Police Department.

Marble, Quartz, Granite — What is the Best Choice for Your Counter?

Are you thinking about remodeling an outdated kitchen or bath? There are so many wonderful choices these days when it comes to countertop materials ... it can be hard to decide which to use. Here are a few that are favored by today’s buyers and therefore, would increase the value of your home!

Granite has been a popular choice for a long time. It is a natural stone that is mined ...

Protecting Your Credit; Before, During and After a Divorce

Unfortunately, at the time a divorce is finalized an individual can encounter new and unanticipated financial obligations. Any debt that was incurred during the marriage and will not be paid off at the time of divorce needs to be addressed in the parties’ settlement agreement. It is important that any written settlement reached between the divorcing parties be thorough and clear as to which ...

NJ Expert Offers Safety Tips for Monday's Solar Eclipse

August 16, 2017

BRANCHBURG NJ — The public anxiously awaits Monday's solar eclipse.  It will be the first solar eclipse in the United States since 1979.  Safety is extremely important for all eclipse viewers.  Kevin Schindler, planetarium associate and technician at the Raritan Valley Community College Planetarium offered TAPinto and its readers some expert ...