Westfield Area YMCA Camp Open House

Meet camp staff and get your questions answered about the various summer day camp programs offered at the Westfield Area YMCA! Children ages 3-15 can try new activities, learn new skills, get creative, have a blast and make new friends in a safe environment.

The Y is excited to offer new and returning S.T.E.A.M (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) camps as well as traditional, sports, travel and leadership camps. Children can join for one or more weeks or all summer long. Full-day, half-day and extended day programs are available.  Camp programs are located in Garwood, Mountainside and Westfield. All Westfield Area YMCA camp programs are accredited by the American Camp Association (ACA).

Special offer: 5% off paid-in-full traditional camps!

Sat, April 21
9:30 am — 11:00 am
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Meet camp staff and get your questions answered about the various summer day camp programs offered at the Westfield Area YMCA! Children ages 3-15 can try new activities, learn new skills, get creative, have a blast and make new friends in a safe environment.

The Y is excited to offer new and returning S.T.E.A.M (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) camps as well as traditional, ...

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Westfield Area YMCA

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Westfield, NJ 07090

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Third Annual Cranford Mom Olympics Returns in September with Moms vs. Dads

August 20, 2018

CRANFORD, NJ —  The third annual Mom Olympics of Cranford will take place on Saturday, Sept. 8, at noon.

“During the Summer Olympics of 2016, the Cougar Squad in town, a group of moms, thought it would be a fun idea to hold their own Olympic event and raise money for a good cause,” said Ally Weiss, coordinator of the event. “Each year, proceeds from ...

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 ...

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 ...

How to Make a Difference, One Tree at a Time

August 20, 2018

Union County residents looking for a chance to make a real difference can join the Master Tree Stewards of Union County. Members of this all-volunteer group get expert training in topics related to local trees, and they share their knowledge with the community.

No previous training in horticulture or trees is required.

“Our Master Tree Stewards have helped thousands of Union County ...

Kitten Lost From Home on Shackamaxon Drive

Tiny, 3-month-old kitten got out this morning Monday, Aug. 20, on 547 Shackamaxon Drive in Westfield. If you see him, please call Tom or Gail Cassidy  at 908-654-5216. He has on a collar but with no name. His name is "Little Guy."

20 Homes Sold Aug 12-19 in Westfield & Neighboring Towns

There were 20 homes sold between Aug. 12-19 in Westfield, Scotch Plains, Fanwood, Cranford and Mountainside.

TOWN     ADDRESS                          STYLE    ...

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 ...

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 ...

Learning to Trust Again

Learning to trust again after trust has been broken takes time, healing and work.  Trust can be broken in many ways including being cheated on, betrayed, lied to, left out, or a break-up.

When someone breaks our trust, we no longer trust anyone.  This leads to isolation, loss, depression and unhealthy patterns in relationships.  On the other hand, others will find that someone ...

Cool Ways to Save Money This Summer

As the summer temperatures rise, home cooling costs rise as well. But there are ways to help save money without sweating the heat:

To increase your cooling system’s efficiency by as much as 20%, get it checked out for summer.  A technician will clean the condenser, make sure you have the optimal amount of refrigerant, and ensure the airflow over the coil is ...

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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