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North Plainfield Man Hit by Bus on Route 22 Hospitalized

March 22, 2017

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - The Mountainside Police Department is investigating a crash in which a pedestrian, identified as German Rivas of North Plainfield, was struck by a NJ Transit bus Tuesday at 4:25 p.m.

According to a press release from the department, the crash occurred on Route 22 East in front of the AMC Movie Theater.

Initial reports indicated that the pedestrian walked into the ...

3rd Ward Councilman Oliveira Asks for Votes in November

March 22, 2017

For the past four years, I have proudly served the residents of the 3rd Ward as their councilman. This November, I will ask those residents for the opportunity to represent them once again, so I can continue working to keep Westfield one of the most desirable towns in New Jersey to purchase a home and raise a family.

During my first term, I have worked closely with the mayor and my fellow ...

Upcoming Events

Wed, March 22, 6:30 PM

Youth and Family Counseling Service, Westfield

Yoga and Meditation

Health & Wellness

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Thu, March 23, 7:00 PM

Administration Building, Elizabeth

Union County Freeholders Regular Meeting

Government

Fri, March 24, 4:00 PM

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Crimson Speech and Debate

Education

Obituaries

Feb 12, 1953 - Feb 26, 2017
Michael D. Celock, 64, of Cranford, NJ, passed away unexpectedly and peacefully in his sleep ...
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Westfield Police Blotter: Car Burglarized in Train Station Parking Lot & More

March 15, 2017

March 9, 2017 10:50 a.m.

Officers Jaramillo and Kenny arrested Jonathan Vlachos, Age 35, of Bridgewater, NJ, subsequent to a motor vehicle stop on an outstanding warrant issued by Raritan Boro with bail set at $300. Subject was transported to headquarters, processed and released after posting the full cash bail.

March 9, 2017 2:39 a.m.

Officer Natale and Officer Johnson arrested Ana ...

Scholarships available for Nursing Students

March 22, 2017

The Union County School Nurse Association (UCSNA) is sponsoring scholarships for Union County high school seniors who will be attending nursing programs (AD/ Diploma or BSN programs) in the Fall of 2017. Interested persons should speak with their guidance counselors to obtain an application.  Information has been sent to all Union County high schools.  

UNSNA is ...

Murder on the Orient Express

‘Murder on the Orient Express’ streams along in sizzling suspense

By Liz Keill

PRINCETON, NJ – Agatha Christie’s murder mystery, “Murder on the Orient Express,” has received a terrific stage adaptation by Ken Ludwig. He’s taken a few liberties with the numerous characters, but has tightened the story line so that it all works seamlessly.

Ludwig ...

The Floor Plan

There's an App for That - Cove's Digital 'Stainfighter'

Clean-Up on Aisle...!

We have all been there, spills happen and are a fact of life.

Don't distress ... You don't need a 'bat phone', signal for The Green Hornet, or check the cloak closet to see if Clark Kent is changing into his tights and cape as he morphs into his alter-ego.

When a 'Stain Emergency' occurs, the Cove Carpet One Floor ...

Dog Found in Westfield

UPDATE: Reunited with owner!

ORIGINAL POST: Dog found Monday at the corner of North Chestnut and East Broad Streets in Westfield. She had a collar on and did not have a chip.

If you know her, please call  908-377-6867.

Westfield Area YMCA's Preschoolers Learn What to Expect When They Visit the Dentist

The Westfield Area YMCA’s preschool students at the Robert & Virginia Bauer Family Branch in Westfield had a special visit from local dentists, Dr. Brett and Dr. Irene Druger.  The children learned about what to expect when they visit the dentist.  They read a book they have written about a dental visit and were also entertained by Dr. Brett Druger who played a pig dental ...

Home Staging Tips for a Successful Sale

First impressions are lasting. So it makes sense that to get the best value when selling your home, you should start with its curb appeal to entice potential buyers to come inside your home. When likely buyers enter the front door, you want them to realize this is the home for them to create new memories.

A Realtor can help you to identify small household changes, both outside and in, that ...

Proposed Wage Discrimination Legislation Could Alter New Jersey’s Employment Playing Field

Although it is presently illegal under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (the “LAD”) to pay people different wages for performing the same work under similar working conditions because of their gender, there is currently pending in both the State Senate and Assembly legislation “concerning equal pay for women and employment discrimination, requiring public contractors to ...

Westfield Students Fill Wish List for Hospitalized Children

The Student Council of Roosevelt Intermediate School in Westfield went on a shopping spree on Feb. 28 to purchase children’s toys and baby items for the Children Specialized Hospital in Mountainside. The Student Council, which includes sixth, seventh and eighth graders, raised $1,000 during a fall fundraiser to fill the wish list created by the hospital’s long term care ...

What Is People Pleasing?

March 13, 2017

As you were growing up you may not have learned how to take good care of yourself.  In fact, much of your attention may have been in taking care of others or on just getting by. People Pleasing is a term that refers to taking care of others’ needs rather than taking care of ourselves.

People often confuse “people pleasing” with being unselfish and make comments such ...

Pennsylvania Offers Tax Amnesty

If you reside in Pennsylvania and have struggled with past-due taxes, you'll want to hear this important news.

From April 21 through June 19, 2017, the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue will offer tax amnesty to taxpayers who owe past-due taxes. During this 60-day period, the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue will waive all penalties and half of the interest owed by those ...

Imagine Trains Newest Class of Volunteer Facilitators

Eleven new volunteers attended our four-day volunteer facilitator training to help Imagine start a fifth Night of Support.

“The training has restored my belief in the compassion of all and was truly transformative. I have learned so much and my life will be, and already has been, enriched by the knowledge shared.” - Stephanie Naphtali.

Thank you as always to our ...

In Your Community

Atlantic Health System Joins American Cancer Society in Fight Against Colorectal Cancer

Atlantic Health System (AHS), a leading health care delivery network, announced today the organization’s commitment to increase colorectal cancer screening in New Jersey by joining "80 percent by 2018" - a national effort of the American Cancer Society in the fight against the disease. 

Colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in both men and women.

Watchung Hills High School Students Honored for Saving Classmate's Life

March 20, 2017

WARREN, NJ –  Two Watchung Hills students who helped to save a classmate's life were recognized at the meeting of the Watchung Hills Board of Education on Tuesday.

WHRHS student Sarah Magaldo went into sudden cardiac arrest while on one of the events on the Project Adventure course on the morning of Jan. 19. Two students who had just ...