Hitchcock: Master of Suspense

Learn about the life and art of the famed horror and suspense director with the Westfield Memorial Library.

Information on this exciting topic will be posted on Facebook the Wednesday prior to the TGIF event. Register here to receive Zoom link. 

All films are subject to change due to availability

Contact Information
  1. Jen Schulze
  2. 908-789-4090 X4122
  3. jschulze@wmlnj.org
Fri, April 09
1:30 pm — 3:00 pm
Add to My Calendar 04/09/2021 1:30pm 04/09/2021 3:00pm America/New_York Hitchcock: Master of Suspense

Learn about the life and art of the famed horror and suspense director with the Westfield Memorial Library.

Information on this exciting topic will be posted on Facebook the Wednesday prior to the TGIF event. Register here to receive Zoom link.

All films are subject to change due to availability

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Westfield, NJ 07090

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High School Students Hold ‘Stop Asian Hate’ Rally in Scotch Plains

April 18, 2021

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — The nationwide movement against anti-Asian racism was on full display here Saturday at a rally organized by area high school students.

About 100 people attended the rally organized by Rutgers Preparatory School’s Global Outreach Club. The event began with a moment of silence in honor of victims of racist violence and featured speakers mostly from Rutgers ...

Letter: He Supports David Contract for Reelection to Westfield’s Town Council

April 19, 2021

Dear Editor,

I am writing this letter to enthusiastically endorse David Contract for re-election as Ward 3 Councilman. I’ve lived in Westfield for over 30 years, and I’ve never seen my councilman work as hard and care as much about our community as Councilman Contract. And I know he’ll continue doing this to move Westfield forward if he’s re-elected on Nov. 2.

I ...

Candidate Statement: Shawn Mullen Advocates Targeted Development, Support of Businesses

April 16, 2021

As a candidate for the Westfield Town Council and a 22-year resident, I’d like to introduce myself to Third Ward voters.  I’ve dedicated most of my adult life to serving my country and my community—as a soldier, Army Reserve officer, public servant and FBI agent.  In addition to serving over two decades in uniform, I worked in local government—specializing ...

Seventh Annual Union County C.A.R.E.S. Domestic Violence Symposium Being Presented this Week

April 19, 2021

The Seventh Annual Union County C.A.R.E.S. (Community, Action, Response, Education, Safety) Domestic Violence Symposium is scheduled to take place later this week, and those working in fields dedicated to serving victims are being encouraged to register and learn from a host of subject-matter expert speakers.

A joint presentation by the Union County Prosecutor’s Office and YWCA Union ...

Balancing a Caregiver into Your Parent’s Life

While it wasn’t an easy decision, you finally came to the conclusion that you could use some extra help caring for your parent. But now you feel overwhelmed again with all the “what ifs.” Where do you go from here? First, take a deep breath; then read on for some helpful tips to navigate senior home care.

Finding the right caregiver

When you’re inviting a new ...

17 Homes Sold April 11-18 in Westfield Area

Information provided by Susan Massa Broker Associate CRS, 908-400-0778.

TOWN                  ADDRESS                            STYLE    ...

President Signs PPP Deadline Extension Into Law

The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) application deadline formally changed from March 31 to May 31 when President Joe Biden signed the extension into law.

The additional 60 days provided by the bill will greatly help small businesses, not-for-profits, and the CPAs that serve them complete existing PPP loan applications and file new ones. The extension act also provides the SBA time to address ...

Is Your Family Very Involved in Your Life?

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ-- If you have ever watched the movie “My Big Fat Greek Wedding”, known as the Portokalos family, then you can certainly understand what it’s like having an overbearing family. The family is very large, loud and intrusive. The movie was released in 2002 and the premise of the movie is basically about a woman named Toula  (Nia Vardalos) who is unmarried at ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Students Inspired at Eighth Grade Summit

EDISON, NJ-- The Eighth Grade Summit at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison – “Race and Climate Justice” – provided students with many opportunities to engage in a variety of interactive activities over three days from April 12-14 to gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of some key issues facing the world.

Race and climate change were identified as two key ...

Westfield Area YMCA Announces Lifeguard Course Dates

Gain the knowledge, skills and certification to be a lifeguard and professional rescuer! The YMCA Lifeguard Course also includes Basic Life Support (BLS), First Aid and Emergency Oxygen Administration Certifications. The course covers safety skills, accident prevention, scanning, guarding techniques, emergency systems, rescue skills, first aid in aquatic environments, spinal injury ...

Allocate Your Assets for Maximum Tax Efficiency!

Investment management for private clients presents unique challenges.  Near the top is that profits generated cannot be enjoyed until they’ve passed through the tax filter.  Understanding the tax implications of investing allows some control over the amount of taxes paid even if the path of the financial markets is beyond control.

In a Nutshell

The tax tail should never wag ...

Westfield Police Blotter: Frauds, Bicycle Found, Posters Stolen & Vehicle Burglaries

April 13, 2021

4/5/2021 at 11:16 a.m. — Fraud

A resident of 100 block of Myrtle Avenue reported an incident of fraud. Victim stated that in January she was contacted on Instagram by an unknown actor who offered her high return rates on her investment if she invested with his company. Over the course of three months, victim made several money transfers into various accounts provided by the persons ...

Westfield Public Schools' Community Service Week Benefits a Slate of Causes

Child comfort and support kits for children in homeless shelters, donations of Spanish language books for an aftercare program, and collections of granola bars and other nutritional treats for service men and women and first responders were among the many creative efforts undertaken during Community Service Week in the Westfield Public School District.

Community Service Week — held this ...

Community Conversations: Summer Safety and Fun for Kids

Preparing children for a healthy summer of activity starts now! On this Community Conversation, pediatrician Sarah Nielsen, MD, has some must-see information on childhood health and safety, whether they are at home or at camp, including the latest news about COVID-19 and children.

Learn more ...

TAPinto TV Wins Twice at Garden State Film Festival

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - TAPinto TV, a medium-based franchise owned by East Main Media’s Brian Brodeur, won two Garden State Film Festival Awards.

The franchise’s “HomeGrown” series won awards for Best Television Show and Best Original Score from a Television Show.

“HomeGrown” is a series produced by East Main Media that follows host Stephanie Willoughby as ...

The Eternal Covenant

And on the eighth day the foreskin of his flesh shall be circumcised (Leviticus 12:3)

This verse comes from the opening lines of this week's Parshah and, as they say, the rest is history.

A Bris is a covenant and through the millennia, Jews have kept this mitzvah like no other and have thereby maintained their eternal covenant with G‑d. There were ...


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Robert F. Barrett, 82, lived a rich life. His early years were filled with formal training as a ...
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Rutgers Fraternity Grateful For Support in Wake of Antisemitic Attack

April 16, 2021

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — The members of Alpha Epsilon Pi say they are touched by the show of support in the wake of last week’s incident in which their house was vandalized as the fraternity marked Holocaust Remembrance Day.

A GoFundMe page started by the Rutgers fraternity had received almost $1,400 in contributions by Thursday afternoon — nearly three times the original ...