Creating a Healthy Lifestyle Through Meditation

Treat yourself to some special time to nourish your body, mind and spirit.  

Empower your life by learning a simple meditation technique that can be used daily for greater peace, energy, and well-being. Start incorporating this positive technique in your life. Join Gerry Gorman, long time meditator who has been inspiring audiences with his engaging workshops.

You must register for this program! You will be emailed a Zoom link a few days before the program, so please include your email address when you register.  

 

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  1. Jen Schulze
  2. 908.789.4090
  3. jschulze@wmln.jorg
Tue, May 04
7:00 pm — 8:00 pm
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Treat yourself to some special time to nourish your body, mind and spirit.

Empower your life by learning a simple meditation technique that can be used daily for greater peace, energy, and well-being. Start incorporating this positive technique in your life. Join Gerry Gorman, long time meditator who has been inspiring audiences with his engaging workshops.

You must register for this ...

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Dam Repair in Lenape Park to Help Mitigate Cranford Flooding

May 7, 2021

CRANFORD, NJ — A partial closure of the eastern section of Lenape Park will happen in June due to repairing the dam, The Union County Board of Commissioners and the Union County Parks Department announced jointly this week.

The purpose of the dam is to regulate the flow of water into Cranford during heavy rain events. The eastern section of Lenape Park, beginning from the ...

Letter: Support Mike Dardia for Westfield Town Council

May 8, 2021

We were thrilled when we heard that Councilman Dardia was seeking another term as Ward 2 council person. Mike has worked tirelessly in his role on Town Council to creatively solve complex and meaningful issues to improve the quality of life for his constituents and the town at large.

He has been out connecting and collaborating with residents, town employees, businesses and area officials to ...

Candidate Statement: A Matter of Safety, Time to Leverage Interagency Partnerships

May 7, 2021

The recent spate of break-ins and car thefts is having a profound effect on the psyche of our town. After being told for months to lock our cars and hide our valuables, that message seemed to be sinking in. However, brazen thieves are now entering homes — sometimes forcibly — and helping themselves to those coveted key fobs, along with residents’ wallets and other ...

WATCH: Peapack Private Wealth's Dietze Says Premature Rising of Interest Rates Could be 'Fly in the Ointment'

May 8, 2021

Peapack Private Wealth Management's David Dietze weighed in live with Charles Payne on FOX Business.

Topic: Should you heed that old stock market adage to sell in May and go away?

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With Trust and Integrity, Peapack Private provides comprehensive financial, tax, fiduciary and investment advice to individuals, families, privately-held ...

Sayreville's Brandon Bielak, Saint Joseph HS Grad, Pitches Against the Yankees

SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Brandon Bielak, a Sayreville native who played his high school baseball at St. Joseph High School (Metuchen), took the mound for the Houston Astros against the Yankees Tuesday evening in a hostile Yankee Stadium, where fans released their anger over Houston's sign-stealing scandal became public following the 2019 ALCS.

Bielak had the thrill of ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Students Participate in Read-a-thon

EDISON, NJ-- Lower School students at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison capped a three-week read-a-thon in April with some impressive numbers. The students logged 20,438 minutes of total reading. Fourth-grader Josh Culver of Colonia led all students with 1,368 minutes, which is nearly one full day! Total donations reached $4,130 and the proceeds will go toward a fund to diversify Lower ...

529 Educational Distributions -- How to Break Open the Piggybank

Congratulations -- you and your child have both done your parts. You’ve saved diligently in a 529 account, building tax-free money to pay for education.  Your child has studied hard and been accepted to a school where she’ll thrive. Now what? How do you connect the dots between that 529 account and paying the cost of your child’s education with tax-free ...

Do or Do Not? Parenting the Star Wars Way

Two very important events occurred in 1977. One, I was born.  Two, Star Wars came out. I’ll let you contemplate which was more important, but I am willing to concede that my birth may not be number one.

Thirty-five years later when I found out that my wife was pregnant, one of the first things to enter my mind was...what order to show my child the Star Wars movies? I ...

Holy Trinity School Students Win State Award for National Handwriting Contest

WESTFIELD, NJ -- Students in Holy Trinity start learning to write in cursive in the second half of second grade. As they progress through each grade level, cursive writing is used more than printing.  This year students from grades 3 to 8 participated in the 30th anniversary year of the Zaner-Bloser National Handwriting Contest.

Holy Trinity is proud to have two state winners, ...

Mothers and Young Adult Daughters

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ-- A mother/daughter relationship is one of the most important ties each will have in her lifetime.  Many women have difficult relationships with their mothers and daughters, even when they want good relationships.  A mother may wish her daughters happiness, yet --- from the point of view of her daughter, she acts quite opposite.  A mother may describe her ...

CWI.Design Hosts Watercolor Fundraising Event for Connie Dwyer Breast Center Foundation

Children have not been the only people learning online during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Social media is full of photos and stories about how-to classes that people have taken during the past 13 months — knitting, wine-making, canning and painting come to mind. The group experience is still there and the students are safe, at a remote location. 

Recently a group of novice watercolor ...

TAPinto Tips: Intro to SEO

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - If you own a business, you might be familiar with lots of trends in marketing that promise to increase your business: social media and email campaigns, as well as paid and organic ads. One trend that tends to get overlooked is SEO, or search engine optimization. SEO is a proven and necessary tool, but you may ask yourself, “What is it?” and “How can you best ...

23 Homes Sold April 25 - May 2 in Westfield Area

Information provided by Susan Massa Broker Associate, Keller Williams Realty Westfield, NJ, 908-400-0778.

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Five Apps That Can Be Helpful While Grieving

Although nothing can replace the love and support of friends or family, sometimes you need to grieve on your own.

Here, we take a look at five grief apps that may help you understand death and the emotions you’re experiencing when adapting to life after the loss of a loved one. We have even featured a few apps that can help children handle their grief.

My Grief Angels

My Grief ...

Westfield Financial Planning Offers a Primer on Bitcoin

“All that glitters is not gold.”  — William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice

Bitcoin — A Primer

“Fiat” is a term derived from the Latin meaning “Let it be done.” The US Dollar, like all major global currencies, is a fiat currency. This means the US government merely declared the dollar is legal tender as opposed to the previous ...

Westfield Police Department Blotter: Home Burglary, Stolen Property, Theft & More

May 4, 2021

4/27/2021 at 4:03 a.m. — Home burglary, Vehicle Theft

A resident in the 300 block of Hillside Avenue reports unknown person(s) committed criminal mischief by breaking the glass portion of a door to their residence. Actor(s) then committed a burglary to their residence by unlocking the door in question and entering the home. Person(s) then stole keys from inside the home, which were for a ...

Westfield First Graders Explore Life Cycle of Plants

As the nation celebrated Earth Day on April 22, first-graders in the Westfield Public Schools are studying seeds and plants as part of a Life Sciences unit that has youngsters planting seeds and observing the germination process in the classroom before transplanting the healthy seedlings — some in school gardens.

First graders in Alison Schreier’s class at Wilson School recently ...

How Are We to View Jews by Choice?

Are converts looked down upon in Judaism? Is conversion to our faith frowned upon? To be sure, I have been privy to plenty of disparaging remarks over the years—ironically, often made by people who themselves are far from religiously observant. “A leopard doesn’t change its spots” is one of the milder ones I’ve heard. But, never mind what certain individual Jews may ...

Obituaries

- Feb 28, 2021
Robert F. Barrett, 82, lived a rich life. His early years were filled with formal training as a ...
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Jersey City Girl Scouts Stand Up for Human Rights, Say no to Cookies

April 28, 2021

JERSEY CITY, NJ — Normally this time of year, Girl Scouts spread out into the community to sell their much-sought after cookies. It is a tradition that goes back to the foundation of the scouting program.

But the message Jersey City Girl Scout Troop 12026 took to the streets of downtown Jersey City earlier this month was not about selling cookies; rather, it was about boycotting ...