Press Releases

November 11, 2018

Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church and Bethel Baptist Church of Westfield for the first time ever shared a evening of music and food with both church communities earlier this week.  The event was called “A Thanksgiving Celebration: Together We Gather.” It was something planned by Father Anthony ...

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Midterm elections are over, now what? Point View Wealth Management's Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, John Petrides, live on BNN Bloomberg discussing the market's reaction post the election results: bnnbloomberg.ca/video For over 25 years, Point View Wealth Management, Inc. has been ...

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The Presbyterian Women’s group cordially invites members of the community to join us for our November gathering on Thursday, November 15 at noon in the Parish House Lounge of the Presbyterian Church in Westfield, 140 Mountain Ave. Our speaker will be Sustainable Haus owner, Janette Spiezio, who ...

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Kean Stage is ringing in the holiday season on Dec. 9 with Snowkus Pocus, a dazzling cirque-tacular and family-fun show. Snowkus Pocus tells the story of a young girl who is whisked away to an enchanted winter wonderland, where she encounters the colorful characters that inhabit the magical ...

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On Sunday, Nov. 4, students, faculty, parents and friends from The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison joined to help support Interfaith RISE's annual walk-a-thon  Upper School students helped direct participants, worked the registration table, and held signs during the walk.   Families and ...

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The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison recently observed Red Ribbon Week from Oct. 23-31. This positive campaign to promote healthy lifestyles was a huge success. The Red Ribbon Team comprised of juniors who attended the Young Women’s Conference last May led many of the activities in all three ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ – On a recent Friday, a fifth-grade class at McKinley Elementary School shares questions, predictions and observations about a novel they are reading with another fifth-grade class. It is not an unusual exercise as part of the language arts curriculum in Westfield, which encourages ...

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Caring Contact, a crisis hotline that serves Northern and Central New Jersey, will be offering Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) in Mountainside on Dec. 1 and 2.  ASIST is an internationally acclaimed two-day interactive training program in suicide first-aid designed to provide ...

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Please join Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss, and the Central Presbyterian Church in Summit as we remember all the people in our lives that have died.  On Nov. 29, we will host our annual memorial service, iRemember, that allows us to remember those that have died, celebrate our own ...

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Plainfield Community Outreach (PCO) is holding a Shoe Drive to raise money for Grace’s Kitchen soup kitchen and the PCO afterschool and English language learning programs.  If PCO can collect 2,500 pairs of new or gently used shoes of all types, it will earn a donation of $1,000. Funds2Orgs ...

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Union County residents and visitors are invited to explore the concept of untold histories and participate in a discussion hosted by Dr. Mary Rizzo of Rutgers University on Tuesday, Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. at Union County’s Trailside Nature and Science Center, located at 452 New Providence Road in ...

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Point View Wealth Management's Founder, President, and Chief Investment Strategist, David Dietze, appeared live on CNBC discussing the impact of Trump's tariff policies on the financial markets: cnbc.com/video For over 25 years, Point View Wealth Management, Inc. has been working with ...

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The JCC of Central New Jersey is pleased to announce the appointment of its new Executive Director, Michael Goldstein. Mike joined the JCC 14 years ago and has served in many capacities. He held leadership roles in the JCC’s Teen Department, and for over nine years was the Camp Director for Camp ...

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Considering an addition to your older home? Contemplating new construction? On Thursday, Nov. 15, Westfield’s Historic Preservation Commission continues its speaker series with a presentation by local Architect Greg Blasi at 7 p.m. in the Westfield Municipal Building’s Community Room at 425 East ...

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Two River Community Bank has announced the addition of Jeff Halverstadt as Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer serving the central and northern New Jersey area. Mr. Halverstadt brings more than 30 years of commercial banking experience to Two River Community Bank. Prior to joining Two ...

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Interested in learning about the history of Westfield’s neighborhood and its lovely old homes? Then come hear veteran realtor Carol Tener discuss “Architectural Gems in Westfield” at the final presentation of the 2018 edition of the Hale Speaker Series. Tener’s hour-long talk is scheduled for ...

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November 5 was a rainy, dark Monday morning but inside 110 Center Street in Garwood, the feeling was warm and buzzing with cheer!  Young preschoolers were enjoying the first day in their new spacious classrooms. This day marks a fresh start for Spring Academy preschoolers as they moved locations ...

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The Wednesday Morning Strings Ensemble will entertain residents at Genesis HealthCare in Westfield on Wednesday, Nov. 7, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.  The group, directed by Janet Lyman, will be performing a range of holiday music. The musical group encourages residents to join them in singing ...

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Point View Wealth Management's Founder, President and Chief Investment Strategist, David Dietze, live on NBC's Nightly Business Report on investment opportunities following the worst October for the markets since 2008: nbr.com Note - segment starts at 15:30 For over 25 years, Point View ...

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Credit rating agencies Moody’s and S&P recently reaffirmed Atlantic Health System with some of the agencies’ highest marks for independent health care systems in New Jersey, highlighting Atlantic Health System’s continued strong financial performance. Moody’s reaffirmed Atlantic Health ...

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Peter Van Buskirk, a 35-year veteran of the selective college admission process, made an informative, dynamic and interactive presentation at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison on Oct. 30.  Van Buskirk addressed primarily sophomores, juniors and their parents about the competitive college ...

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Union County residents who wish to use a Vote-by-Mail ballot in time for the Nov. 6 General Election may apply for one in person at the County Clerk’s offices in Elizabeth and Westfield on Friday, Nov. 3, Saturday, Nov. 4 and Monday, Nov. 5. Voters may also use the County Clerk’s One-Stop service ...

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Bronwyn Russell of East Windsor, an eighth-grader at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, saved two of her best races for the end of her Middle School career.  In her final home meet on Oct. 23, Bronwyn broke her own girls’ mark and also eclipsed the boys’ course record with a sizzling time ...

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Caring Contact, a crisis hotline that serves Northern and Central New Jersey, will be offering Mental Health First Aid Training in Westfield on Nov. 7t and 14. Just as CPR helps you assist an individual having a heart attack, Mental Health First Aid helps you assist someone experiencing a mental ...

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Big Dreams & Silver Screens, the organization responsible for the Westfield International Film Festival, is happy to announce their end-of-year celebration and fundraiser, “Of All the Gin Joints” on Dec. 6, 2018 at the James Ward Mansion. The evening is a Casablanca-inspired party that will ...

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Point View Wealth Management's Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, John Petrides, live from the NYSE on CNBC with instant reaction to Facebook's earnings: cnbc.com/video For over 25 years, Point View Wealth Management, Inc. has been working with families in Summit and beyond, providing ...

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Holy Trinity School Mountainside campus will hold an open house on Sunday, Nov. 4, from 10 a.m. to noon. All are welcome to come see first-hand what makes Holy Trinity early childhood education truly unique. The Mountainside Campus houses Pre-K 2 to Full-Day Kindergarten programs. The programs ...

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Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, today announced it was named number 38 on the FORTUNE ‘Best Workplaces for Women’ list– the fourth year in a row Atlantic Health System has earned this recognition from the national publication. This recognition comes on ...

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A favorite Union County tradition returns this year with the annual Holiday Sound and Light Show hosted by The Model Railroad Club. The centerpiece of this festive extravaganza is the club’s sprawling, meticulously detailed HO scale layout at the A. Paul Mallery Model Railroad Center, located in ...

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Thanksgiving is almost upon us! Save yourself some time and stress this year and let Vine Ripe Markets take care of Thanksgiving dinner. Place your special catering order now. Two convenient options available. Click here for our menu.

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