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Sun, August 19, 12:00 PM

Downtown , Westfield

New Date: Dog Days of Summer

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 08/19/2018 12:00pm 08/19/2018 2:00pm America/New_York New Date: Dog Days of Summer

Westfield loves pets! Bring your family and pets to Downtown Westfield for the inaugural Dog Days of Summer on Sunday, August 19 (postponed from Aug. 12 due to weather) from 12pm-2pm. This new 2nd Sunday event in Downtown Westfield promises to be an exciting time on Quimby Street and will feature a pet parade, pet portraits, animal adoption, toys, and more. Stop by and join the fun! There will be ...

Quimby Street Westfield, NJ
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Sun, August 19, 5:00 PM

TD Bank Ballpark, Bridgewater

York Revolution vs. Somerset Patriots

Arts & Entertainment Sports

Add to My Calendar 08/19/2018 5:00pm 08/19/2018 8:00pm America/New_York York Revolution vs. Somerset Patriots

Be sure to come out to the ballpark by 4 p.m. to see our pre-game Veterans of America Ceremony to honor the men and women who have served our country!
All Veterans will receive free tickets to the event.
Fans 21+ will have the Chance To WIN $20,000 at the ballpark courtesy of Heineken Premium Light.
Meet your 2018 Somerset Patriots down on the field at noon for a Pre-Game Autograph ...

1 Patriots Park Bridgewater, NJ 08807
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Tue, August 21, 7:00 PM

TD Bank Ballpark, Bridgewater

Sugar Land Skeeters vs. Somerset Patriots

Arts & Entertainment Sports

Add to My Calendar 08/21/2018 7:00pm 08/21/2018 10:00pm America/New_York Sugar Land Skeeters vs. Somerset Patriots

Come out to the ballpark and enjoy The ZOOperstars, one of the most popular acts in the country presented by Somerset County Library System!

1 Patriots Park Bridgewater, NJ 08807
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Tue, August 21, 7:00 PM

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Sweet Sounds Downtown Jazz Festival

Add to My Calendar 08/21/2018 7:00pm America/New_York Sweet Sounds Downtown Jazz Festival

The 22nd annual Sweet Sounds Downtown Jazz Festival is brought to you by The Downtown Westfield Corporation (DWC). Residents, visitors, shoppers and diners are invited to enjoy the free music while strolling, dining and relaxing at the various outdoor venues around town featuring live musicians. The festival takes place every Tuesday evening during July and August, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Rain ...

Downtown Westfield, NJ
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Tue, August 21, 7:30 PM

Union County Torah Center-Chabad, Westfield

Torah Center-Chabad Summer 2018 Film Festival

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 08/21/2018 7:30pm 08/21/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Torah Center-Chabad Summer 2018 Film Festival

The Union County Torah Center - Chabad will be presenting a Summer 2018 Film Festival to take place at the center, 111 Laurel Place, Westfield. The fourth film will be on Tuesday, August 21 at 7:30 p.m.

“Disobedience: The Sousa Mendes Story” is the story of Aristides de Sousa Mendes, the Portuguese Consul General stationed in Bordeaux, France, during World War II who defies orders ...

111 Laurel Place Westfield, NJ 07090
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Wed, August 22, 7:00 PM

TD Bank Ballpark, Bridgewater

Sugar Land Skeeters vs. Somerset Patriots

Arts & Entertainment Sports

Add to My Calendar 08/22/2018 7:00pm 08/22/2018 10:00pm America/New_York Sugar Land Skeeters vs. Somerset Patriots

The first 1,500 Adults in attendance will receive a Cutting Board courtesy of CheeZen.
Fans will be able to win prizes playing Fox Hollow Baseball Bingo.
The game features Senior Wednesday where all Fans 55+ will receive $5.00 Upper Box tickets at the Box Office.

1 Patriots Park Bridgewater, NJ 08807
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Thu, August 23, 1:30 PM

Clark Volunteer Emergency Squad, Clark

Clark Community Blood Drive - Donors will get a ...

Giving Back Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 08/23/2018 1:30pm 08/23/2018 7:30pm America/New_York Clark Community Blood Drive - Donors will get a $5 Morano Gelato Westfield gift card!

Please donate blood in Clark on Thursday, August 23. Donors will get a $5 Morano Gelato Westfield gift card as a thank you. Walk-ins welcome!

875 Raritan Road Clark, NJ 07066
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Thu, August 23, 7:00 PM

TD Bank Ballpark, Bridgewater

Sugar Land Skeeters vs. Somerset Patriots

Arts & Entertainment Sports

Add to My Calendar 08/23/2018 7:00pm 08/23/2018 10:00pm America/New_York Sugar Land Skeeters vs. Somerset Patriots

The game features a Post Game FIREWORKS Show presented by Somerset Health Care Foundation!
Come meet Spongebob Squarepants at the game!
The Somerset Patriots will also host Scout Night to welcome local Scout groups and their families to the game.

1 Patriots Park Bridgewater, NJ 08807
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Thu, August 23, 7:00 PM

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Free Movie Night in the Park

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 08/23/2018 7:00pm 08/23/2018 10:00pm America/New_York Free Movie Night in the Park

The Westfield Recreation Department is partnering with Union County to host a free family movie night in Tamaques Park.

The event will start with a DJ and kids dance party, then the movie ‘Cars 3’ will begin at 7:45 p.m.

Attendees are asked to bring their own blankets and chairs. Free popcorn will be provided.

Tamaques Park Westfied, NJ 07090
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Sat, August 25, 10:00 AM

Out Run Your Fork, Garwood

Party: Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting of Our ...

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 08/25/2018 10:00am 08/25/2018 1:00pm America/New_York Party: Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting of Our Newest Location At Space4Fitness

Help us celebrate the opening of our newest location with René Regencia of Space4Fitness as Mayor Lombardo performs our ceremonial Ribbon Cutting!

We are so excited to showcase out brand new facility located just one mile from our last location in Westfield, NJ. Join us for demo classes of Spin, Boot Camp, and more! We’ll be offering never-before seen discounts and incentives ONLY ...

155A South Avenue Garwood, NJ 07027

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Cranford Closes on Birchwood Redevelopment Deal

August 19, 2018

CRANFORD, NJ – At Tuesday’s Township Committee Meeting, Mayor Hannen announced that the township closed on the Birchwood redevelopment deal.

The developer, Birchwood Developers Associates, LLC, looks to break ground as soon as possible, with the hope of getting footings in the ground before first frost.

TAPinto CRANFORD'S TIMELINE OF THE BIRCHWOOD PROJECT

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Mayor Brindle’s Update, Aug. 14

August 14, 2018

The following are highlights from the update that Mayor Shelley Brindle gave at Tuesday night’s town council meeting.

General Town Business

I’d like to first begin by announcing and welcoming many new businesses to town, including Boxwood Coffee, Farinolio, Spencer Savings Bank, Westfield Shoe Repair, Excel Physical Therapy (in the long vacant bank building across the street ...

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Sun, August 19, 12:00 PM

Downtown , Westfield

New Date: Dog Days of Summer

Arts & Entertainment

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Sun, August 19, 5:00 PM

TD Bank Ballpark, Bridgewater

York Revolution vs. Somerset Patriots

Arts & Entertainment Sports

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Tue, August 21, 7:00 PM

TD Bank Ballpark, Bridgewater

Sugar Land Skeeters vs. Somerset Patriots

Arts & Entertainment Sports

Westfield Police Blotter: More Tires Slashed, Continued Motor Vehicle Burglaries & More

August 15, 2018

August 9, 2018 8:54 p.m.

Officers Forcenito and O’Holla arrested Jossie Lopez, age 32, of New York for an outstanding traffic warrant out of Secaucus Municipal Court ($500.00) pursuant to a motor vehicle stop on Central Avenue, near Sussex Street. Subject was transported to WPD HQ, processed and released after posing requisite bail.

August 7, 2018 8:18 a.m.

A resident of the 100 ...

Stop by Emma's Brick Oven Before Restaurant Week Ends

August 17, 2018

Restaurant Week is still in full effect here at Emma's Brick Oven, but it's the last day! Come in and have the best three course meal in town! Start off with soup, salad, or fried mozzarella. Enjoy a pork chop, chicken and shrimp, or seafood capellini as your main dish. Still not full? You have a choice of NY cheesecake or a molten lava cake. All for just $26 per person. Come on ...

Cat Missing from Westfield Home

UPDATE: Kitcha is home safe!

ORIGINAL POST: Lost beloved cat, female, 4 years old. Her name is Kitcha and she is inside/outdoor cat. She has missing since Wednesday morning.

Family lives between North Avenue and Dudley Avenue in Westfield. If you see her, please call Joanna at 908-887-1866.

Spirituality Made Simple

What is the difference between spirituality and spiritualism?

Spirituality is an awareness of the spirit, of the soul; it is a sensitivity to things beyond the immediate and the material. That’s why some describe the study of spirituality as metaphysics — the study of that which lies beyond the physical.

Spiritualism, on the other hand, is how we describe the practices of ...

Westfield Area YMCA Chief Instructor Gedman Gets Gold in World Championships

The Westfield Area YMCA is proud to announce that Pamela Gedman, Chief Instructor of Gedman’s Black Belt Academy, has become the 2018 World Champion in Sparring in the Woman’s 40-49 year old 4th and 5th degree black belt division.

ATA Martial Arts, the world’s largest organization dedicated to teaching martial arts to all ages, held its World Expo July 9-15 in ...

More Taxes for New Jersey Businesses

The 2019 New Jersey budget that Governor Phil Murphy recently agreed to contains changes and tax increases for businesses. The reforms are quite complex.

A few key highlights:

An increase in the income tax rate to 10.75 percent for taxpayers with income of $5 million and above
Significant corporate business tax changes, including:
A surcharge of 2.5 percent for the next ...

18 Homes Sold Aug. 5-12 in Westfield & Neighboring Towns

There were 18 homes sold from Aug. 5 to Aug. 12 in Westfield, Scotch Plains, Mountainside, Cranford and Fanwood:

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Students Strengthen Skills During Extended School Year Program

The Extended School Year Program for preschool through high school students in the Westfield Public School District is in its 16th year, with a continued focus on maintaining and strengthening academic skills through the summer to prepare students for the new school year.

The five-week, state-mandated ESY program is designed for students who have been identified as those who would ...

Preparing to Let Go

It is that time again when our children are preparing to leave for school or in some cases leaving for the first time. It is a new phase in life for us and them that represents transition and change. Watching our children step into a separate world can be very challenging for us.  We care about their well being and it’s easy for us to imagine all the difficulties they may ...

The Importance of Sump Pumps

Living on the Jersey Shore and servicing our thousands of customers here, at A.J. Perri we’re all too familiar with basement flooding. Studies show that up to 95% of all basements may experience a water problem at some point – and that something as simple as a sump pump could have helped to prevent it.

It only takes one inch of water in your home to lead to hours of cleanup and ...

AtlantiCast

AtlantiCast: Episode 19

On this week’s AtlantiCast, you’ll find some can’t-miss back to school tips for parents and students, learn about a new treatment for brain injury, see which Atlantic Health System medical center is the only one in New Jersey to make a new, national list, find out how to avoid “avocado hand,” and much more!

 

Trade Wars: The Saga Continues!

The latest Star Wars movie was a flop relative to expectations, but the epic drama of Global Trade Wars lives on.  Tariffs are terrible for you and me. If a tariff is placed on goods and services within a certain industry, companies will try to pass on the cost to the consumer by increasing prices. If unsuccessful, profit margins will be squeezed. A government’s attempt to be ...

Newark Parents Ask State's Highest Court to Hear Suit Against Teacher Layoff Laws

August 16, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - A group of parents is appealing to the state Supreme Court to hear their case challenging state laws that require newer teachers be laid off first without considering job performance.  

The case, filed in 2016, has already been dismissed by the state superior and appellate courts. 

Six parents and their children, who attend Newark Public Schools, filed the suit ...

Obituaries

May 8, 1958 - Aug 7, 2018
Kevin F. Adams, 60 passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 surrounded by his loving ...
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