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Tue, June 2, 3:00 PM

Westfield Memorial Library Facebook Page, Westfield

Kids Magic Show at Virtual Westfield Memorial ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 06/02/2020 3:00pm 06/02/2020 4:00pm America/New_York Kids Magic Show at Virtual Westfield Memorial Library

Visit the Westfield Memorial Library's Facebook page on Tuesday, June 2, at 3 p.m. for a Magic Show Just for Kids, performed by Westfield's own Gary Mandelblatt.

550 East Broad Street Westfield, NJ 07090

Tue, June 2, 7:30 PM

Online, Westfield

Forum on Supporting People in Emotional Distress

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 06/02/2020 7:30pm 06/02/2020 8:30pm America/New_York Forum on Supporting People in Emotional Distress

The Fanwood-Scotch Plains-Westfield Here2Help Mental Health Coalition will present “How to Recognize and Support People in Emotional Distress” on Tuesday, June 2, from 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. via Zoom and Facebook Live.

The outbreak of COVID-19 has impacted individuals both physically and emotionally. As people deal with the distress of the illness, isolation and the financial fallout, ...

Virtual Westfield, NJ

Wed, June 3, 7:30 AM

Westfield Area YMCA, Bauer Branch, Westfield

Clothing Drive

Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 06/03/2020 7:30am 06/03/2020 2:30pm America/New_York Clothing Drive

Drop off clothes, shoes, belts, handbags, curtains, towels, bedding, stuffed animals and small plastic toys on a tarp to be laid in front of the building.

All goods will be sorted and shipped by A & E Clothing Corp. to second-hand stores in the U.S., Central and South America and Haiti.

Proceeds benefit the Westfield Area YMCA’s financial assistance program which ensures that no ...

422 East Broad St. Westfield, NJ 07090

Wed, June 3, 7:00 PM

Facebook Page-Westfield Memorial Library, Westfield

Enjoy the Music of the Kora at Westfield's ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 06/03/2020 7:00pm 06/03/2020 8:00pm America/New_York Enjoy the Music of the Kora at Westfield's Virtual Library

Sean Gaskell will give a Zoom performance on the Kora, an ancient 21-stringed harp from West Africa. Visit our Facebook page or the Calendar on the Library's website at for the Zoom information.

550 East Broad Street Westfield, NJ 07090

Thu, June 4, 1:30 PM

Clark Volunteer Emergency Squad, Clark

Blood Drive in Clark - Urgent Need! Appointment ...

Giving Back Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 06/04/2020 1:30pm 06/04/2020 7:30pm America/New_York Blood Drive in Clark - Urgent Need! Appointment Required

Urgent need! Please make an appointment to give blood at Clark Volunteer Emergency Squad (875 Raritan Road) on Thursday, June 4, between 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

To make an appointment, you can visit or text 732.616.8736. Walk-ins will not be permitted.

Please help spread the word.

875 Raritan Road Clark, NJ 07066

Sat, June 6, 9:00 AM

Union County College , Cranford

Free Household Hazardous Waste Recycling


Add to My Calendar 06/06/2020 9:00am 06/06/2020 2:00pm America/New_York Free Household Hazardous Waste Recycling

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is offering a simple, easy way for residents to safely and properly dispose of unwanted household chemicals and other chemical wastes. The next free Household Hazardous Waste recycling event will be held on Saturday, June 6, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the back parking lot of Union County College in Cranford.

Car tires will also be collected during ...

Cranford, NJ

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Protestors May March in Clark on Thursday, Mayor Says

June 2, 2020

CLARK, NJ — As cries of police brutality in the death of George Floyd swept the nation via protests this weekend, local social media pages began churning up a storm of rumors about demonstrations, rallies and even threats coming to town soon.

It started over the weekend with screen captures posted on local Facebook pages of tweets calling for people to rally in Clark.  By early ...

I photographed a George Floyd protest in Newark. This is what I Witnessed.

June 1, 2020

Daniel Han is a freelance journalist, Westfield High School Graduate of 2019 and freshman studying journalism at Rutgers University.

I entered Newark, N.J. on Saturday with shatter-proof goggles, a helmet and camera. As a freelance photographer, I wanted to capture the historic moment of the George Floyd protests, but was also nervous. Footage of Minneapolis, New York and Philadelphia ...

Letter: A Socially Distanced Tribute to George Floyd — SAY THEIR NAMES

June 1, 2020

We, the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Association of Westfield, are outraged at the loss of George Floyd’s life in Minneapolis and condemn the action and inaction of the police who were a part of it. We are similarly outraged at the death of Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia and the actions of the posse/lynch-mob that resulted in his death.

Through the medium of the smart phone we are all witnesses ...

Westfield Family Dentistry, Dr. Paul Arfanis, Keeping Patients Safe During COVID-19

June 2, 2020

Oral care is an important part of your health. Don’t put off seeing the dentist!

At Westfield Family Dentistry, we’re taking steps to keep patients and staff safe while gradually reopening during the COVID-19 crisis with new infection control procedures.

When you come to see Dr. Paul Arfanis, our office will communicate with you beforehand to ask some screening questions.

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Brett Freeman of Halston Media Group

The featured TAPinto franchisee for the month of June 2020 is Brett Freeman, CEO and Publisher of Halston Media Group.  Halston Media Group owns and operates five hardcopy newspapers and utilizes TAPinto as their online platform for their newspapers.  Halston Media Group's five TAPinto franchises are TAPinto Mahopac, TAPinto Somers, TAPinto Yorktown, TAPinto North Salem, and ...

COVID-19: What Should I do if I Think my Workplace is Dangerous?

The State of New Jersey requires businesses which reopen to be in compliance with all guidelines and directives issued by the New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH), the Center for Disease Control (“CDC) and the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (“OSHA”) for maintaining a clean, safe and healthy work environment. OSHA guidelines require employers to ...

6 Homes Sold May 24 — May 31 in Westfield, Scotch Plains, Fanwood, Garwood, Mountainside, Cranford

Six homes sold May 24 through May 31, 2020, in Westfield, Scotch Plains, Mountainside, Cranford, Fanwood and Garwood, according to the Garden State MLS.*

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Community Conversations: Guiding Patients with Cancer

Join Eric Whitman, MD, medical director of Cancer Care for Atlantic Health System, for a Facebook Live where he will share guidance for patients with cancer as we coexist with COVID-19.

Consumer Defensive Stocks – A Safe Port in the Storm?

As the Coronavirus grips much of the world, global travel and commerce have come to a screeching halt.  The last thing people want to think about is getting on an airplane, checking into a hotel or spending money on the latest fashions.  They are concerned about sourcing food, cleaning supplies, and the holy grail – toilet paper. 

Investors have long been drawn to consumer ...

No One Can Make You Feel Guilty

We often think that others are responsible for making us feel guilty. This is not true. 

Others may try to manipulate us by saying certain things to make us feel guilty and at times they are very effective in causing us self-doubt. However, the reason that manipulators are able to make us feel guilty is that a part of us agree with their message and the doubt already exists in ...

Opinion: Visiting a Re-Opened Mall in Georgia Gave Me a Glimpse of NJ’s Future

May 20, 2020

In the not-so-distant future, our corona-closed world will gradually re-open, allowing New Jersians the freedom to shop out, to dine in and to basically do anything that’s not based in our living rooms. 

To most the liberation may seem like the end of World War II and in many ways it is, but there are some catches to this re-opening; changes in protocols and attitudes that will make ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Students Share Genetics Research

EDISON, NJ -- Upper School science students at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison addressed the fields of genetics and molecular biology in a series of informative virtual presentations in a webinar on May 20.

W+H offers honors research programs in genetics and molecular biology and technology. In genetics, students work on an independent genetic research project using drosophila ...

Union County Residents Can “Recycle Right” without Plastic Bags

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders would like to remind residents that plastic bags and other unacceptable items should not be placed in curbside recycling bins.

“Union County residents have a good recycling rate, but we want to improve on this record and set a high bar,” said Freeholder Chairman Al Mirabella. “Every household can pitch in by following some simple ...

Missing Jews

How many Jews are there in the world? 13 million? Perhaps 14 million, if you’re generous. How many Jews were there before World War II? Apparently the number was around the 19 million mark. So if we deduct the six million wiped out in the Holocaust, we are down to 13 million—which is exactly where we are today. So the colossal question is this: Where are all the missing Jews? Or, ...


Catherine Serratelli Graduates Boston College with Honors

May 19, 2020

Catherine Serratelli graduated from Boston College in the Morrissey College of Arts & Sciences in their Honors Program and with Communication Honors.  

She will begin her career in a 2 year program for an online retailer in merchandising this fall in Boston.

We are so incredibly proud of Catherine and all her hard work and determination. 

Congratulations!  We ...

Amid Outrage Over George Floyd Killing, Organizers Advocate for Newark’s Civilian Complaint Review Board

May 31, 2020

NEWARK, NJ — Hundreds of demonstrators marched through downtown Newark on Saturday, part of a nationwide show of resistance against police brutality, in response to the killing of George Floyd by a police officer in Minneapolis.

Organizers used the display of solidarity with Minneapolis as an opportunity to call attention to Newark's own struggle for officer accountability, ...


Jun 18, 1944 - May 1, 2020
John La Forte, of Edison, NJ passed away early Friday morning May 1, 2020, due to ...
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