Westfield Board of Adjustment Meeting

The Westfield Board of Adjustment is scheduled to meet at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 10. Due to COVID-19, this meeting will be held online. Click here to view the agenda. Visit https://www.westfieldnj.gov/ for details on how to access the meeting.

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  1. Town of Westfield
  2. 908-789-4040
Mon, August 10
7:30 pm
Add to My Calendar 08/10/2020 7:30pm America/New_York Westfield Board of Adjustment Meeting

The Westfield Board of Adjustment is scheduled to meet at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 10. Due to COVID-19, this meeting will be held online. Click here to view the agenda. Visit https://www.westfieldnj.gov/ for details on how to access the meeting.

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The deadline to complete the 2020 Census is Sept. 30.

UNION COUNTY, NJ — If you’ve heard local government officials talking about the Census, that’s because higher participation translates to more money for their constituencies in the form of federal funding.

Census Bureau estimates indicate that for each person counted, a community receives about $1,800 annually, New ...

Westfield’s Nicholas Gismondi, 65, Remembered for Love of Family and Sport

September 22, 2020

This story is part of Loved and Lost, a statewide media collaboration working to celebrate the life of every New Jersey resident who died of COVID-19. To learn more and submit a loved one's name to be profiled, visit lovedandlostnj.com.

Nicholas Gismondi, a Westfield man most remembered for his vibrant personality, has drawn accolades for his community contributions.

Nick ...

Letter: Westfield Rescue Squad’s Chief Says President has Stepped Down

September 25, 2020

Dear Resident, 

I would like to inform the public that the president of the Westfield Rescue Squad has stepped down from his position. We would like to reassure the public that our organization does not share the views of this individual. We remain an apolitical organization.

We are committed to providing the highest quality emergency medical care to our patients. We take every ...

Westfield School Board Candidate Deborah Feldman-Kahn Introduces Herself

September 25, 2020

Dear Residents of Westfield,  

My husband, myself and our twins have been residents of Westfield since 2008. I am running for the Board of Education on the Bright Futures platform with David Sexton and Wendy Rogers on column three of the ballot.

I chose David and Wendy as my running mates because they are people of character. I am running because I believe in our school ...

Now is the Time to Get a Seasonal Flu Shot in Union County

September 26, 2020

New Union County flu shot drive focuses on residents without health insurance.

As the flu season approaches, Union County is offering a series of free flu shot drives in local communities to help ensure that everyone has access to a free seasonal flu vaccine at a convenient location, especially residents who have no health insurance. Protection against seasonal flu is more important than ever ...

Westfield Police Blotter: Marijuana Possession, Garden Hose Theft

September 22, 2020

The following is the Westfield Police blotter for Sept. 13 – Sept. 19. The information provided does not represent the total scope of police activity. All suspects are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.

9/18/2020 5:35 p.m.

Officer Gill arrested William Blackmon of Newark, NJ for Poss. CDS (Marijuana) during a motor vehicle stop and subsequent investigation ...

Two Westfield Rotarians Awarded Paul Harris Fellow

The Rotary Club of Westfield honored two club members at their first in-person meeting since March at the Deutscher Club in Clark on Sept. 24. Rotarians Burim Regjaj and Joe Mindak were each awarded with a Paul Harris Fellow in recognition of exemplifying Rotary’s motto of “Service above Self.”

Burim Regjaj recently joined Rotary and has already jumped in by heading ...

Atlantic Health System Hospitals Honored for Commitment to Equality and Inclusivity in Health Care

Dedicated to providing a caring environment where everyone is treated with respect, kindness and empathy, Atlantic Health System announced that each of its six hospitals earned the coveted “LGBTQ Health Care Equality Leader” designation and a top score of 100 on the Healthcare Equality Index (HEI) from the Human Rights Campaign (HRC). This is the third consecutive year all of Atlantic ...

PPP Loan Forgiveness: Borrowers Delay in Hopes of a Better Deal

Many recipients of Paycheck Protection Program loans are holding off on seeking loan forgiveness in hopes Washington will make the application process easier or automatically convert the smallest loans to grants, according to an article in Newsday.

Lenders who made the PPP loans are urging borrowers to adopt a wait-and-see approach, it said.

Read more.

 

Wardlaw+Hartridge School Fall Athletics Teams Begin Practice

EDISON, NJ -- Middle School athletes began outdoor practices this week, joining the Upper School teams on the soccer fields, tennis courts and cross-country terrain at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison. The volleyball season, due to indoor restrictions, has been postponed to later in the school year.

Game competition for the Upper School athletes and teams begins next week, while the ...

Our Topsy Turvy Investment World

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26 Homes Sold Sept. 13 - Sept 20 in Westfield, Scotch Plains, Fanwood, Cranford, Mountainside & Garwood

Twenty-six homes sold Sept. 13 through Sept. 20, 2020, in Westfield, Scotch Plains, Fanwood, Garwood, Cranford and Mountainside, according to the Garden State MLS.

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Bargain Asset Classes Amid FAANGM Frothiness!

It’s been described as surreal.  Despite the worst recession since the 1930s, an unemployment rate not seen since the same vintage, and a pandemic that’s killed over 925,000 globally, the S&P 500 hit its highest point ever at the start of September, recouping its Covid-19 triggered downturn and more.

Leading the charge has been the FAANGMs, namely Facebook, Amazon, Apple, ...

Union County Launches Virtual Wildlife Wednesdays Program

The Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that the popular “Wildlife Wednesdays” program is returning next Wednesday, September 23 with “NJ Natives” a program focusing on wildlife original to the garden state, such as the spotted turtle and garter snake.  New programs will continue to run each Wednesday through the end of October, with a new starting time ...

How Has Lockdown Affected Your Relationship?

COVID-19 has reshaped our personal relationships. Life in lockdown has forced us to live in close proximity to one another and balance work, children, homeschooling and finances during an already stressful time. On the other hand, social distancing has isolated us from our friends, family, communities and activities that we once enjoyed.

Although we are beginning to see some sense of what use ...

7 Signs You’re Destined for Success

You’ve got your own style. Sure, you’ve had mentors who inspire you and you’ve worked with leaders who have been great examples of what not to do. You’ve meshed these examples with your own personality and developed a leadership style that’s uniquely you. Yet, even with that flair of individuality there are two universal truths:

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Boneparth: New York Made

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New York is in my blood. My parents, grandparents and great grandparents all hail from New York. I was born ...

Why the Flu Shot Is More Important Than Ever. Check it off your list.

Between social distancing and mask wearing, we have been taking the necessary precautions to safeguard our health. But there’s one more important item that should be on our to-do lists. It’s the annual flu vaccination, and this year, it’s more important than ever.

The flu and COVID-19 are both highly contagious respiratory illnesses. Although they’re caused by different ...

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2. Who coined the term, Rainbow Baby?

While no one knows the exact origin of Rainbow Baby, it is a term that has ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy, alongside statewide leaders, on Thursday announced that the revised Fiscal Year 2021 budget will raise the state’s gross income tax rate on income between $1 million and $5 million per year. 

The rate will increase from the current 8.97% to 10.75% for every dollar earned between $1 million and $5 million annually, bringing it in line with ...