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Temple Sholom Religious School Open House

Sun, January 21, 10:00 AM

Temple Sholom, Scotch Plains

Temple Sholom Religious School Open House

Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 01/21/2018 10:00am 01/21/2018 12:00pm America/New_York Temple Sholom Religious School Open House

Join us for a Religious School Open House at Temple Sholom of Scotch Plains, January 21, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Learn about our new Mishpakha program, an innovative approach to membership and religious school. Enjoy brunch, chat with clergy and educators, visit a religious school classroom. RSVP by Jan. 18 to 908-889-4900 or

1925 Lake Ave Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

Sun, January 21, 1:00 PM

Open House, Westfield

Open House

Real Estate

Add to My Calendar 01/21/2018 1:00pm 01/21/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Open House

Join Me for an Open House this Sunday 1pm - 4pm at 113 Summit Court, Westfield, NJ.

This bright and expansive home will quickly become everyone's favorite hangout. Whether you're entertaining friends & family on the vast patio or staying in for a relaxing evening in the spacious living room, you'll always breathe easy. You will never hear a whistle from the nearby train ..

113 Summit Ct Westfield, NJ 07090
The Wonderful World of Snow Globes

Sun, January 21, 2:00 PM

Miller-Cory House Museum, Westfield

The Wonderful World of Snow Globes

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 01/21/2018 2:00pm 01/21/2018 4:00pm America/New_York The Wonderful World of Snow Globes

The miniature worlds under glass called snow globes have been delighting people since the 1800's. The program includes a display of these charming collectibles, a short history, a children's craft and light refreshments. Admission: $4 age 13 and older; $3 ages 3-12; free under age 3.

614 Mountain Avenue Westfield, NJ 07090
Westfield Historical Society Presents: T. Thomas Fortune House Preservation Effort, the Making of a New Jersey National Historic Landmark

Sun, January 21, 2:30 PM

The Reeve History and Cultural Resource Center, Westfield

Westfield Historical Society Presents: T. Thomas ...

Arts & Entertainment Giving Back Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 01/21/2018 2:30pm 01/21/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Westfield Historical Society Presents: T. Thomas Fortune House Preservation Effort, the Making of a New Jersey National Historic Landmark

Gilda Rogers and Roger Mumford will visit the Westfield Historical Society to tell the amazing story of how a group of determined Red Bank citizens and a generous developer preserved the T. Thomas Fortune house, a national historic landmark devoted to African-American heritage. Their presentation, “From Failure to Fortune: The Battle to Save and Develop a National Historic Landmark,” ...

314 Mountain Ave. Westfield, NJ 07090
Mostly Music Chamber Music Concert

Sun, January 21, 3:30 PM

Temple Emanu-El, Westfield

Mostly Music Chamber Music Concert

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 01/21/2018 3:30pm 01/21/2018 5:30pm America/New_York Mostly Music Chamber Music Concert

Mostly Music is offering its second chamber music concert of the 2017-18 season. The concert will include Brahms, Trio for Horn Viola and Piano; Bartok, Contrasts for Violin, Clarinet and Piano; Hindesmith, Duo for Viola and Cello; and Dohynanyi Sextet for Horn, Clarinet, Strings and Piano.

Enjoy music by renowned musicians, including Ani Kavafian on the violin at a location near you. Tickets ...

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

Tue, January 23, 7:30 PM

Westfield High School, Westfield

Westfield Board of Education Meeting


Add to My Calendar 01/23/2018 7:30pm 01/23/2018 8:30pm 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. At the conclusion of the public meeting, the Board will move to Room 120 to conduct a Board Workshop.

The Board will move immediately into private session to conduct a hearing at 6:45 p.m. The public portion of the meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m.

550 Dorian Road Westfield, NJ 07090

Wed, January 24, 7:15 PM

Westfield High School, Westfield

Free Parenting Event & Drug Awareness Program: ...

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 01/24/2018 7:15pm 01/24/2018 8:30pm America/New_York Free Parenting Event & Drug Awareness Program: Hidden in Plain Sight

The Westfield High School PTSO is hosting a free event, Hidden in Plain Sight, Wednesday, Jan. 24, at 7:15 p.m. at Westfield High School Cafeteria B, located at 550 Dorian Road. The targeted audience is parents and caregivers of high school and intermediate school students.

This is planned as an important learning opportunity taught by New Jersey-based DEA Special Agent Timothy McMahon. Agent ...

550 Dorian Road Westfield, NJ 07090

Fri, January 26, 7:15 PM


Wine and Yoga New Year Party

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 01/26/2018 7:15pm 01/26/2018 10:00pm America/New_York Wine and Yoga New Year Party

Wine and Yoga New Year Social! Jan. 26 at 7 p.m.!


Looking for a new way to build strength, challenge your body, and unwind? Join Us for a one hour Vinyasa Class Followed by A Glass of Wine and Light Snacks.

Ticket includes:

• One Hour Vinyasa Yoga

• Wine and ...

361 South Ave E Westfield, NJ 07090

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Fanwood Grille Soups Voted ‘Best in NJ’ by The Daily Meal

January 19, 2018

FANWOOD, NJ – National food website The Daily Meal, which has released its list of Best Soups in Every State, has chosen the soups at the Fanwood Grille (34 South Martine Avenue, Fanwood, NJ) as the best in New Jersey.

The Daily Meal wrote that “restaurants all throughout the country are making some truly great bowls of soup from scratch, and we’ve tracked down the best ...

Synopsis of Westfield Board of Education Organization Meeting Jan. 9

January 11, 2018


Business Administrator Dana Sullivan acknowledged Lynn Benner, Kent Diamond and Peggy Oster, who were elected to three-year terms on the Westfield Board of Education on Nov. 7, 2017, and sworn into office prior to the start of the Jan. 9, 2018 meeting.  Ms. Ohlig was nominated to continue as president of the Westfield Board of ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Eighth Graders Visit Museum of Natural History

January 19, 2018

On Thursday, Jan. 11, Earth Science students from The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison examined rocks and the processes that form them at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City.

Students toured the museum exploring a range of interests including human origins, meteorites and ocean diversity, and measured how much they would weigh on various planetary bodies. Eighth graders ...

Westfield Police Blotter: Reported Fraud & More

January 17, 2018

January 10, 2018 12:07 a.m.

Ahmad Komara, age 28, of North Brunswick, NJ, was arrested on the strength of an outstanding warrant for his arrest in the amount of $500. Subject was processed and posted bail.


January 14, 2018 11:49 a.m.

Kehrry Bernard, age 21, of Elizabeth, NJ, was arrested on the strength of an outstanding warrant for her arrest in the amount of $250 from ...

Point View's Q1 2018 Newsletter Available Now

Point View Wealth Management's First Quarter of 2018 edition of Outlook has published, featuring articles offering a wide range of topics for investors as we enter the New Year, such as:

Potential risks to your investments in 2018;
Wrapping your head around Bitcoin;
Debating the FAANG stocks;
Be cautious on Robo-Advisors; and finally,
Explore and understand ...

How Tax Reform Impacts Your 2017 Tax Returns

The majority of the 2017 tax reform is effective after 2017. I’d like to explain important notes that will impact your 2017 tax returns.

Medical Expenses

Add up those medical expenses! Currently if you itemize your deductions, you can deduct qualifying medical expenses which exceed 10 percent of your adjusted gross income.

Under the new bill the medical ...

Westfield High School Students Perform with Central Jersey Orchestra

Three Westfield High School students — Junlin Yi, Kevin Li and Kelly Eagan — performed with the Central Jersey Music Educators Association Region Orchestra on Jan. 7 at the CJMEA concert held in Montgomery High School. 

According to Craig Stanton, Westfield High School Orchestra Director, "Every year hundreds of students prepare and audition for the ...

Family Therapy

January 20, 2018

Family systems theory is a theory of human behavior that views the family as an emotional unit and uses systems thinking to describe the complex interactions in the unit. Members of the family are intensely connected emotionally. What affects one, affects all in the family system.  For example: when family members get anxious, the anxiety can escalate by spreading from one family ...

Garwood Family Center YMCA Students Honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Garwood Family Center YMCA students honored the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by learning about his role in history.

The Garwood Family Center YMCA is a branch of the Westfield Area YMCA. To learn more about full-day and half-day early learning programs, summer camp, and before and after school care for Garwood students, contact Director Shannon McGillis Jackson ...

Dog Found in Roselle Still Being Held at Newark Shelter

A dog that was found on Jan. 9 is still being held at the Newark Animal Shelter because no owner has claimed him. 

Roselle Police said the dog was found in the area of the Roselle side of Warinanco Park. The dog has a distinct blue eye and brown eye. Police also said the animal was checked and had no chip or tags. 

The Newark Animal Shelter has ...

Governor Signs Legislation — Breastfeeding is Now a Protected Category Under the NJ Law Against Discrimination

Effective Monday, January 8, 2018, the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination was amended to include breastfeeding as a protected status. As a result, an employer cannot refuse to hire, cannot discharge and cannot treat someone adversely with regard to the terms, conditions or privileges of their employment because that employee is breastfeeding and needs workplace ...

The New Tax Plan: When It Comes To Real Estate, There are Still Winners

Let’s see who wins and who may lose.

We have all heard a lot about the new tax plan. Depending on your individual financial situation, you may have a positive or negative take on the tax bill. But how does it impact real estate? That also depends on a few things, like where you are buying a house, how much money you have, and what you intend to do with it.

The new tax plan has had a ...


AtlantiCast: Episode 010

On this week’s AtlantiCast, we take you to the groundbreaking for an expansion to Morristown Medical Center, introduce you to the newest babies of 2018 at Atlantic Health System and share some must-see winter weather tips!


Mark Zuckerberg Should Be Concerned About His Legacy; Punishing Legitimate Media Organizations and Small Businesses Isn’t the Answer; Regulation Is

Facebook recently announced it will be changing its feed and algorithms so that news from publishers and posts from businesses will be relegated in favor of posts about your neighbor’s cat. 

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that Facebook is making these changes because he is concerned about his legacy and that of the company he founded. If ...


Feb 28, 1946 - Dec 28, 2017
Mary Jo (Wade) Juelis, 71, formerly of Westfield, died peacefully on Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, ...
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NJ Man Who Made Plea for Kidney at Magic Kingdom Gets His Wish

January 19, 2018

NEW YORK, NY — In the summer of 2017, a New Jersey man went to Disney World wearing a shirt with a message; he needed a kidney, and his blood type and phone number were printed on his T-shirt.

Thanks to another Disney fan in the Magic Kingdom, one picture went viral, and Robert Leibowitz of Hamilton's story was picked up by a number of news outlets; months later, Richie Sully, a man ...