The Jewish View On Life, Death, and Resurrection

The Union County Torah Center will be presenting The Jewish view on Life, Death, and Resurrection to take place at the center, 111 Laurel Place, Westfield on Thursday, August 16, at 8 p.m. Come join us for an evening of deep Jewish discussion and insight! Among the topics to be discussed: The consequences of the sin of Adam & Eve in Gan Eden. Do we really believe in the return of souls to our original bodies? Will there be time when people will live forever? No charge. For more information or to RSVP please call (908) 789-5252, email info@torahcenter or register online at

Contact Information
  1. Rabbi Levi Block
  2. 908-789-5252
Thu, August 16
8:00 pm — 9:00 pm
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The Union County Torah Center will be presenting The Jewish view on Life, Death, and Resurrection to take place at the center, 111 Laurel Place, Westfield on Thursday, August 16, at 8 p.m. Come join us for an evening of deep Jewish discussion and insight! Among the topics to be discussed: The consequences of the sin of Adam & Eve in Gan Eden. Do we really believe in the return of souls to our ...

111 Laurel Place Westfield, NJ 07090

Union County Torah Center-Chabad

111 Laurel Place
Westfield, NJ 07090

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Pocketbook, Accessories, and Costume Jewelry Sale Coming to the Clark Public Library

September 25, 2018

CLARK, NJ - The Friends of the Clark Library will be hosting a Pocketbook, Accessories, and Costume Jewelry Sale at the library on Sunday, Sept. 30, from 1 - 4 p.m. All proceeds will benefit library programming and more.  


Here is a pricing preview:

All jewelry - Only $1.00
Large purses - $5.00
Small purses-$3.00
Wallets - $2.00
Belts, ties, gloves and ...

Letter: Survey Asks What's Up With Westfield's Health?

September 19, 2018

To the Editor:

Town residents have an opportunity to have their voices heard.  The Westfield Board of Health encourages residents to visit the Westfield Regional Health Department website at to take a short survey.

The purpose of the survey is to help the Department focus on areas of community need and improve public health.  Please take a few minutes ...

Westfield Police Blotter: Two Cars Stolen From Driveways, License Plate Stolen & More

September 13, 2018

August 5, 2018 6:55 p.m.

A resident from the 900 block of Columbus Avenue reports being the victim of a theft. The victim states that unknown actor(s) gained entry into their unlocked motor vehicle and stole $10.00 from the motor vehicle.

August 5, 2018 4:58 p.m.

Beverly Davis, age 63, of Plainfield was arrested on the strength of an outstanding warrant for her arrest from Westfield ...

Expert in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, Eric C. Liberman, DO, Joins Atlantic Health System

September 25, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Eric C. Liberman, DO, an expert in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, has joined Atlantic Medical Group and Atlantic Health System. Board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology, Dr. Liberman is uniquely fellowship-trained in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, bringing a new level of technical skill to Atlantic Health System’s ob/gyn services.

“I ...

Westfield High School Seniors Named ‘Commended Students’ in Nat'l Merit Program

WESTFIELD, NJ -- Twenty Westfield High School seniors have been recognized for their exceptional academic promise as Commended Students in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program.

They are:

Kathryn Armstrong
Matthew Cafiero
Katherine Ceraso
Jeremy Cha
Colby Chen
Casey Cohen
Fiona Gillen
Jared Greenspan
Brianna Hatch
Sophie Hendricks
Julia Hollosi
Elisha ...

7 Warning Signs of Thyroid Cancer

September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month, and James J.S. Chen, M.D., FACHE, director of Atlantic Medical Group’s Thyroid Center at Summit and endocrinologist at Overlook Medical Center, believes it is critical that everyone know the warning signs of thyroid cancer.

“The most common form of thyroid cancer, papillary cancer, has a very high cure rate if detected early,” ...

‘Buried Child’ draws on chilling family secrets via Shepard

‘Buried Child’ draws on chilling family secrets via Shepard

By Liz Keill

MADISON, NJ – The dysfunctional family, with its dark, disturbing secrets, is at the heart of Sam Shepard’s “Buried Child.”  The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey presents a taut, insightful production, under the direction of Paul Mullin.

The actors live in their roles as ...

16 Homes Sold Sept. 16 - 23 In, Around Westfield

Sixteen homes were sold between Sept. 16 and Sept. 23, in Westfield, Scotch Plains, Fanwood, Cranford and Mountainside.

The sales are as follows:

TOWN          ADDRESS      STYLE                   ...

IRS Deadlines Loom For Income Taxes, Payroll Returns

Don’t let the government catch you by surprise. The following IRS deadlines are ahead:

Sept. 17 – Third-quarter estimated income tax payments
Sept. 17 – Income tax returns for calendar year partnerships and S corporations on extension
Sept. 20 – New York second-quarter sales tax returns
Oct. 15 – Income tax returns for individuals on extension
Oct. 15 ...

The Benefits of Family Therapy

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 ...

Four Things You Can Do For A Family Who Has Lost a Child

Losing a child is one of the most difficult situations a family can face. Life isn’t supposed to happen this way. And when this terrible situation happens, what should friends of the family do? Everyone reacts to this situation differently, however, most families will be grateful for acknowledgment of their loss, and kind gestures sent their way over the coming days and months may mean more ...

Westfield PD Scoop Up Lost Pooch

WESTFIELD, NJ - Police are on the lookout for the owner of a golden-colored canine found in the rain on Summit Avenue near Grove Street Tuesday.

Anyone who recognizes the dog is asked to call the department at 908-789-4000.


TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Anna Sandler and Fred Smith of TAPinto SOMA

This issue of TAPinto Featured Franchisee highlights TAPinto South Orange and Maplewood with the site's owner Fred Smith and lead editor Anna Sandler. Check out the interview to find out how owning and operating a TAPinto site came at the most opportune time for these NJ residents.
Q. When did you join
I first joined TAPinto in 2014 as a sales and ...

World-Class Vocal Groups Mentor Young Singers at Jersey Harmony Explosion

September 22, 2018

WEST CALDWELL, NJ - This year's Jersey Harmony Explosion, a festival where professional acapella and barbershop performers bring their talents and expertise to aspiring singers, was hosted at James Caldwell High School in West Caldwell, NJ.

"I loved hearing all the barbershop quartets sing for us. I found that was completely inspiring," said Christina Freeman, a participant ...

Rutgers Opens Autism Research Center

September 25, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University has opened research center to study the treatment and service needs for people with autism spectrum disorders that will allow an advisory board of parents and advocates of the disability community to identify unmet needs.

Based in New Brunswick, the New Jersey Autism Center of Excellence is funded through the Governor's Council for ...