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Sat, April 21, 9:30 AM

Westfield Area YMCA, Westfield

Westfield Area YMCA Camp Open House

Add to My Calendar 04/21/2018 9:30am 04/21/2018 11:00am America/New_York Westfield Area YMCA Camp Open House

Meet camp staff and get your questions answered about the various summer day camp programs offered at the Westfield Area YMCA! Children ages 3-15 can try new activities, learn new skills, get creative, have a blast and make new friends in a safe environment.

The Y is excited to offer new and returning S.T.E.A.M (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) camps as well as traditional, ...

220 Clark Street Westfield, NJ 07090
Westfield 2018 Spring Clean-Up

Sat, April 21, 10:00 AM

Tamaques Park, Brightwood Park & Mindowaskin Park, Westfield

Westfield 2018 Spring Clean-Up

Giving Back Government Green

Add to My Calendar 04/21/2018 10:00am 04/21/2018 12:30pm America/New_York Westfield 2018 Spring Clean-Up

The Westfield Green Team will host the 2018 WESTFIELD EARTH DAY CELEBRATION over Earth Day Weekend, Sat. April 21 and Sunday April 22.

The weekend will kick-off on Saturday, April 21 from 10 a.m. -12 p.m. with WESTFIELD’S ANNUAL SPRING CLEANUP in honor of Earth Day. Volunteers are encouraged to bring a pair of gloves and a rake and go to either Tamaques Park or Brightwood Park where a ...

3 Parks Westfield, NJ 07090
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Sat, April 21, 1:30 PM

Westfield Area YMCA, Westfield

Free Aquatics Healthy Kids Day

Health & Wellness Sports

Add to My Calendar 04/21/2018 1:30pm 04/21/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Free Aquatics Healthy Kids Day

Free for members and the community, Healthy Kids Day has a new EVERYTHING IS AQUATICS theme. Wear your bathing suits and bring your towels! Space is limited for pool activities. Advance registration is recommended.

IN THE POOL

Parent/Child Class Rooke Pool 1:45-2:15PM
Ages 6 mos.–6 yrs. with adult in water. Register now (limit 15 pairs).

Aquatic ...

220 Clark Street Westfield, NJ 07090
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Sun, April 22, 11:00 AM

Roosevelt Intermediate School , Westfield

Greta's Run

Giving Back Sports

Add to My Calendar 04/22/2018 11:00am 04/22/2018 1:00pm America/New_York Greta's Run

The 5th annual Greta's Run is here! Register to Run, Walk, Roll, Volunteer or Donate at gretasrun.com

Greta's Run is organized in memory of Greta Schoenemann, a Westfield High School freshman who died from injuries sustained on the first anniversary of 9/11, when a tree fell on her during lunch. Her childhood friends, Jayne Ruotolo and Ben Nanna, founded Greta's Run in 2013, to ...

301 Clark Street Westfield, NJ 07090
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Sun, April 22, 12:00 PM

James Ward Mansion, Westfield

Westfield Sandwich Fest

Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 04/22/2018 12:00pm 04/22/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Westfield Sandwich Fest

15 of Westfield's best sandwiches under one roof. Join us for a fun day at James Ward Mansion. All proceeds split between Greta's Run and A Birthday Wish.

169 East Broad St. Westfield, NJ
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Sun, April 22, 12:00 PM

Westfield

Westfield 2018 Earth Day Celebration

Green

Add to My Calendar 04/22/2018 12:00pm 04/22/2018 3:00pm America/New_York Westfield 2018 Earth Day Celebration

The Westfield Green Team will host the 2018 Westfield Earth Day Celebration over Earth Day Weekend, Sat. April 21 and Sunday April 22.

On Sunday, April 22 from noon to 3 p.m. there will be an Earth Day Festival with fun, educational activities for the whole family at the Westfield Train Station parking lot on North Ave. Specific activities include:

● Free giveaways including tree saplings ...

North Avenue at the Train Station Westfield, NJ 07090
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Sun, April 22, 1:00 PM

Miller-Cory House Museum, Westfield

Sheep to Shawl Festival

Other

Add to My Calendar 04/22/2018 1:00pm 04/22/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Sheep to Shawl Festival

Follow the sounds of sheep bleating to the Sheep to Shawl Festival! The process of sheep shearing will be demonstrated by a master shearer, using hand shears as was done in early America. Turning wool into cloth will continue with demonstrations of spinning and weaving. Visitors may also watch the performance of 18th century farm tasks such as butter churning, wash day, and making the drink ...

614 Mountain Avenue Westfield, NJ 07090
BMR's 3rd Annual DOGS ROCK Concert

Sun, April 22, 3:00 PM

The Crossroads, Garwood

BMR's 3rd Annual DOGS ROCK Concert

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 04/22/2018 3:00pm 04/22/2018 7:00pm America/New_York BMR's 3rd Annual DOGS ROCK Concert

Join Brendan's Meadows Rescue for our 3rd Annual DOGS ROCK concert featuring Brother John Brown band and Kings Road Band on Sunday, April 22, 3 - 7 p.m. at The Crossroads in Garwood. $20 admission (children 10 and under free) benefit rescue dogs in need. Showtime is 3:30. Email brendansmeadowsevents@yahoo.com to RSVP or tickets at the door.

78 North Ave Garwood, NJ 07027
Westfield Memorial Library Spring Book Sale

Tue, April 24, 4:00 PM

Westfield Memorial Library, Westfield

Westfield Memorial Library Spring Book Sale

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/24/2018 4:00pm 04/24/2018 8:00pm America/New_York Westfield Memorial Library Spring Book Sale

Members of the Friends of the Westfield Memorial Library are welcome to shop our Preview Sale Day. A large selection of books for babies through adults offered from cooking to sports, travel to business, crafting to best sellers. Hard and soft copy books available. Amazing deals for all your favorite readers.

550 East Broad Street Westfield, NJ 07090
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Tue, April 24, 7:00 PM

Westfield Municipal Building, Westfield

Westfield Town Council Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 04/24/2018 7:00pm 04/24/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Westfield Town Council Meeting

At 7 p.m., the town council of the town of Westfield will meet in conference session, at which the public may attend and make comments and address council to discuss and consider matters of public business upon which no formal action will then be taken but which may subsequently be acted upon in a regular council meeting. The council will meet in the adjacent Council Conference Room for a ...

425 East Broad Street Westfield, NJ 07090
Westfield Board of Education Meeting

Tue, April 24, 7:30 PM

Westfield

Westfield Board of Education Meeting

Education

Add to My Calendar 04/24/2018 7:30pm 04/24/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Westfield Board of Education Meeting

The purpose of the meeting is to transact the regular business of the Board and any other business to come properly before the Board.

302 Elm Street, Room 105 Westfield, NJ 07090
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Wed, April 25, 10:00 AM

Westfield Memorial Library, Westfield

Westfield Memorial Library Spring Book Sale

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/25/2018 10:00am 04/27/2018 8:00pm America/New_York Westfield Memorial Library Spring Book Sale

We welcome you to our spring book sale. A large selection of books and media for babies through adults ranging from cooking to sports, travel to business, crafting to best sellers. Hard and soft copy books available. Amazing deals for all your favorite readers.

4/27 - all books are half price.

550 East Broad Street Westfield, NJ 07090
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Wed, April 25, 7:30 PM

Rialto NewVision Theater, Westfield

Jewish Film Festival of Central NJ - Ben Gurion: ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/25/2018 7:30pm 04/25/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Jewish Film Festival of Central NJ - Ben Gurion: Epilogue

Stay for our post-film discussion with Amir Sagie, New York-based Deputy Consul General of Israel

Director: Yariv Mozer
Language: English, Hebrew with subtitles
Running Time: 70 minutes

Compiled from six hours of newly discovered conversations with Israel’s founding father, Ben-Gurion: Epilogue presents a rare and fortuitous piece of cinematic archeology. In never-before-seen ...

250 East Broad Street Westfield, NJ 07090
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Thu, April 26, 10:00 AM

Westfield Memorial Library, Westfield

Westfield Memorial Library Spring Book Sale

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/26/2018 10:00am 04/28/2018 8:00pm America/New_York Westfield Memorial Library Spring Book Sale

We welcome you to our spring book sale. A large selection of books and media for babies through adults ranging from cooking to sports, travel to business, crafting to best sellers. Hard and soft copy books available. Amazing deals for all your favorite readers.

4/27 - all books are half price.

550 East Broad Street Westfield, NJ 07090
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Fri, April 27, 10:00 AM

Westfield Memorial Library, Westfield

Westfield Memorial Library Spring Book Sale

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/27/2018 10:00am 04/29/2018 8:00pm America/New_York Westfield Memorial Library Spring Book Sale

We welcome you to our spring book sale. A large selection of books and media for babies through adults ranging from cooking to sports, travel to business, crafting to best sellers. Hard and soft copy books available. Amazing deals for all your favorite readers.

4/27 - all books are half price.

550 East Broad Street Westfield, NJ 07090
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Fri, April 27, 7:30 PM

Union County Torah Center - Chabad, Westfield

Young Jewish Professional Dinner

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/27/2018 7:30pm 04/27/2018 9:30pm America/New_York Young Jewish Professional Dinner

Friday night dinner for Young Jewish Professionals ages 23-32 at the Union County Torah Center - Chabad, 111 Laurel Place, Westfield NJ 07090 on April 27 at 7:30 PM

no charge

111 Laurel Place Westfield, NJ 07090

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5 Arrested in Connection with Prostitution at Union Spa

April 20, 2018

UNION, NJ – Union police arrested a man and four women in connection with a prostitution business at a local spa on Morris Avenue.

In September 2017, Union police made arrests at the Birchwood Oils – Essential Oil Rub Treatments -  when they discovered it to be a place of prostitution, police said.

According to police, they continued to monitor the location and discovered ...

2018 Municipal Budget is on Collision Course with Principles of Financial Soundness & Stability

April 18, 2018

Having chaired the town council’s finance committee in the recent past, I appreciate the hard work that goes into developing a municipal budget for a town as large and dynamic as Westfield. But as I have expressed publicly and also to the mayor and my council colleagues, I do not support the adoption of Westfield’s 2018 municipal budget. Although the budget contains much that I ...

Westfield Police Blotter: Residence Burglarized & More

April 18, 2018

April 11, 2018 10:23 a.m.

Raymond Rodgers, 56, of Westfield, NJ was arrested in the area of E. Broad Street. Rodgers was arrested pursuant to an unrelated traffic investigation. Rogers was transported to Westfield Police HQ without incident. At WPD HQ, Rodgers was processed and released after posting the full bail amount ($250). Rodgers was arrested on the strength of an outstanding Westfield ...

In London Town - NJFO Season Finale

April 20, 2018

On Saturday May 19 and Sunday May 20, the New Jersey Festival Orchestra, under the baton of David Wroe, presents a magnificent 35th anniversary season finale celebration of music linked in some way to England and its great city of London.

The concert opens with Sir Edward Elgar’s exhilarating Introduction and Allegro for Strings, a work composed in 1905 to enable the string section ...

'The Sting' shimmers and shakes at Paper Mill

‘The Sting ‘slithers and shakes at Paper Mill Playhouse

By LIZ KEILL

MILLBURN, NJ – In a premiere production of “The Sting,” Harry Connick Jr. commands the Paper Mill Playhouse stage in Millburn.

Based on the sensational Paul Newman/Robert Redford film in 1973, the 1930s plot centers on a con game and gambling, sometimes on a train between New York and ...

Edison Students Participate in Beta Test of Google Augmented Reality App

Students and teachers at Edison Intermediate School participated in a recent beta test of a Google application that uses augmented reality technology to explore the inner workings of plant cells, the functions and framework of the human skeletal system, and other educational subjects.

Edison Media Specialist Andrew Cusumano arranged for a Google representative to visit the school on April 9 to ...

Get Your Home Ready for Summer Before its TOO HOT

Finally, the weather is getting warmer and you are shedding those down coats. Now is a great time to start thinking about summer and getting your home prepared. Paying attention to a few maintenance items can alleviate painful repairs later on if you wait too long. The line ahead of you will build as the summer rush starts. So, let’s not wait.

Check your roof   (hire the expert ...

Why We Keep Kosher

Why We Keep Kosher

This week's parshah, Shemini, introduces the Torah's dietary laws. Animals must chew their cud and have split hooves to be kosher, fish need fins and scales, and a list of forbidden fowl is enumerated.

To those of us in Jewish education, it is a continuing source of disappointment that so many Jews still believe the kosher laws to be outdated.

Hellenic Therapy Center

April 13, 2018

Dropping Off Our Kids At College – Learning How To Adjust

Hellenic Therapy Center

 

Whether your kid is a freshman entering college for the first time or returning back to college, there are so many emotions we experience as parents.  There are differences in a parent’s reaction to the departure of a first child, an only child or even the last child.  Feelings ...

Obituaries

Oct 21, 1944 - Apr 14, 2018
Kathleen A. Hertell passed away peacefully with family at her bedside on April 14, 2018. Loving ...
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Mets Sign Patriots Pitcher Before He Can Unpack His Gear

April 20, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, NJ — The Somerset Patriots have announced that right-hand pitcher Scott Copeland’s contract has been purchased by the New York Mets.

So, instead of stretching out and getting in shape at TD Bank Ballpark, he's been sent to extended spring training at the Mets' complex in Port St. Lucie, Fla.

The 6’3” righty broke into the big leagues in ...