Westfield Board of Education Meeting

The purpose of the meeting is to transact the regular business of the Board and any other business to come properly before the Board. 

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Tue, April 24
7:30 pm — 9:00 pm
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The purpose of the meeting is to transact the regular business of the Board and any other business to come properly before the Board.

302 Elm Street, Room 105 Westfield, NJ 07090

302 Elm Street, Room 105
Westfield, NJ 07090

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Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School Students Plan Event to Combat Hate and Racism

October 10, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ — Students at Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School have organized an event to address issues of hate and racism in our community on Tuesday, Oct.16 at 6:30 p.m. in the SPFHS auditorium.  

Michael Dieu, a senior who has been his grade’s Student Council President for the past four years, announced the event on the Scotch Plains/Fanwood ...

Councilman Dardia on Combating Crime in Westfield

October 12, 2018

Dear Residents,

Given the recent spate of burglaries in town, Westfield residents are on justifiably on edge. A number of neighborhood homeowners came to the town council meeting to express their legitimate concerns about community safety. No Westfield resident should live in fear of a home invasion.

They asked what precautions were being taken to prevent further criminal activity.

Statement from Dennis Cariello, Candidate for Board of Education

October 12, 2018

My name is Dennis Cariello and I am running for a seat on the Board of Education.  I ask that you please vote for me on Nov. 6.

I moved to Westfield in 2014 from Queens, NY and live in here with my wife and three daughters. We love living in Westfield and are thrilled to be a part of this wonderful community. It’s been my pleasure to coach basketball at the Westfield ...

Westfield Police Blotter: 2 Warrant Arrests

October 5, 2018

Officers arrested Anthony Copella, 20, of Perth Amboy, for possession of a controlled dangerous substance subsequent to a motor vehicle stop on Sept. 29, police said. He was processed and released on a summons, police said.

Kevin Lancaster Jr., 32, of Newark, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for $919 on Oct. 1, police said. Officers picked him on at police headquarters in Newark and ...

Wardlaw + Hartridge Junior Kindergarten Students Use All Senses to Explore Garden

October 13, 2018

Fall is a wonderful time of year to learn about our five senses, and the Wardlaw + Hartridge garden is the perfect place to start!

Junior Kindergarteners at The Wardlaw + Hartridge School in Edison used their fingers to feel, their noses to smell, and their eyes to see the abundance of nature that surrounds us in our garden. 

They even used our hearing to listen carefully to the bees ...

Why Your Furnace is Making Loud Noises

Is your furnace making loud noises that keep you up at night? Furnaces often start to make strange noises when a malfunction is occurring.

Repetitive clicking noises often indicate that there’s a problem with the ignition system. 

Your furnace’s spark igniter is trying to ignite the pilot light but fails to do so, resulting in your furnace not starting.

To determine ...

What it Means to Students: Westfield Schools Observe Week of Respect

WESTFIELD, NJ – At Wilson School, third teacher Lynn Kraus read “Chrysanthemum” by Kevin Henkes, whose title character is teased about her name.

“Chrysanthemum wilted,” Kraus said to her students.  “I want you to think about whether respect is happening here.”

The third-graders break into small group discussions after watching a short video ...

Westfield Area YMCA Announces Youth-Teen Basketball Leagues, Clinics

The Westfield Area YMCA offers basketball leagues for boys and girls in kindergarten through age 14.  Registration is open and will close when maximum capacity is reached for each league or on the dates below.

PRE-SEASON CLINICS: Five-week pre-season clinics begin Oct. 21 to prepare young athletes for the Winter Basketball League season.  Participants will learn fundamental skills ...

12 Homes Sold 9/30/18 thru 10/7/18 in Mountainside, Scotch Plains, Westfield, Cranford, Fanwood

Twelve Homes were sold in the week of  9/30/18 through 10/7/18 in Mountainside, Scotch Plains, Westfield, Cranford and Fanwood.  This information from the Garden State Multiple Listing Service is brought to you by Susan Massa, Broker Associate at Keller Williams Realty. www.susanmassa.com

TOWN   ...

‘The Color Purple’ flashes by with verve at Paper Mill

‘The Color Purple’ flashes by with verve at Paper Mill

By Liz Keill

MILLBURN, NJ – This Tony-award winning musical caught audiences up in its stunning story of African American life in the deep south over a 40 year period, from 1909 until 1949.

Based in the novel by Alice Walker and a screen adaptation several years ago, the story centers on Celie (Adrianna Hicks), who ...

Authorities Look To ID Cat Picked Up In Westfield

WESTFIELD, NJ -- An animal control company is seeking the owner of a male cat picked up on Grandview Avenue Saturday evening.

Animal Control Solutions LLC said the cat was "trying to get into several people's houses," and that he seems to be lost and sick.

The feline was transported to an emergency veterinarian for treatment, the company said on Facebook.

Anyone with ...

What to Do If Your Child Is Bullied

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Most children who are bullied keep quiet about it and do not tell an adult or parent. It is embarrassing for the child to admit that they are being bullied. Some signs to look out for include doing poorly in school, having low self esteem, being depressed, having sleep problems, withdrawing from school or social activities, being reluctant ...

Third Annual Lincoln of Wayne Car and Bike Show Raises Money For First Responders

October 10, 2018

WAYNE, NJ - The third-annual Lincoln of Wayne Black Label Car & Bike show raised money for first responders including the Wayne Fire Department, Wayne EMS and the Wayne PBA.

"Every event we put on over the course of the year is always a fundraiser, so today we raise money for the community that supports us all year long.. that's our first responders," said Lincoln of Wayne ...

Lavallette Beach Unveils Brendan Tevlin Memorial Playground

October 13, 2018

LAVALLETTE, NJ — A New Jersey State Police helicopter flew overhead and members of the United States Coast Guard floated nearby as hundreds celebrated the grand opening of a playground recently built in Lavallette Beach in memory of Livingston resident Brendan Tevlin a little more than four years after he was fatally shot in West Orange.

Firefighters and other volunteers from across the ...