Westfield Town Council Meeting

At 7 p.m., the town council of the town of Westfield will meet in conference session, at which the public may attend and make comments and address council to discuss and consider matters of public business upon which no formal action will then be taken but which may subsequently be acted upon in a regular council meeting. The council will meet in the adjacent Council Conference Room for a preliminary meeting before the regular meeting at 7:45 p.m., which the public may attend. At 8 p.m. the regular public meeting will take place, at which the public may attend and participate.

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Tue, August 08
7:00 pm — 9:00 pm
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At 7 p.m., the town council of the town of Westfield will meet in conference session, at which the public may attend and make comments and address council to discuss and consider matters of public business upon which no formal action will then be taken but which may subsequently be acted upon in a regular council meeting. The council will meet in the adjacent Council Conference Room for a ...

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Fanwood Officials Address Rat Problem Near Municipal Lot Downtown

July 27, 2017

FANWOOD, NJ — Borough officials, including Police Chief Richard Trigo, DPW Director Clint Dicksen, Councilman Tom Kranz and Borough Administrator Eleanor McGovern met with representatives of local businesses that use the dumpsters in the Fanwood municipal parking lot on Tuesday to discuss rodent sightings in the area.

Kranz has been in the forefront in ...

Update from Councilman Loughlin: Changes Coming to Downtown Westfield

July 26, 2017

Downtown Westfield is a great place for shopping, dining, arts, and entertainment. Like all retail destinations, Downtown Westfield must and will continue to evolve to remain vibrant and co-exist with online shopping.
 
Under the leadership of Mayor Andy Skibitsky, our town council is working to ensure that Downtown Westfield continues to be the best shopping destination in New Jersey, as ...

Lance Leads U.S. House on Sanctions Bill

July 25, 2017

Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07), one of leading voices in Congress calling for tough sanctions on Russia, hailed passage of a bill that would impose new sanctions against Russia and require President Trump to get permission from Congress before lifting or easing the existing sanctions. The bipartisan measure also imposes economic penalties against Iran and North Korea for their ...

Westfield Police Blotter: Shoplifting, Wallet Stolen & More

July 26, 2017

July 20, 2017 10:31 p.m.

Officer Forcenito and Officer Santangelo arrested Shalise Hairston, age 31, of Plainfield, NJ, for possession of controlled dangerous substances (marijuana) under 50 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia pursuant to a motor vehicle stop in the area of the 500 block of West North Avenue. Subject was transported to the WPD Headquarters where she was processed and ...

Westfield Extended School Year Program Strengthens Academic Skills

Westfield Public School District’s Extended School Year Program for pre-school through high school students is in full swing. The five-week program is designed for targeted students and provides special education and related services during the summer. In addition to fulfilling a state mandate intended for public schools, Westfield’s program focuses on maintaining and strengthening ...

Test Prep Should be Part of Westfield High School’s Curriculum

July 27, 2017

My father dropped me off at a testing center in a neighboring town on an April morning to take the ACT. After having taken five other standardized tests and having been privately tutored for the past year, I felt relatively prepared. To my surprise, when scores came back, I earned a perfect score on the science section.

 

It was a great feeling to know that my hard work payed off, and ...

Strong Swimmers, Confident Kids — Westfield Area YMCA Launches New Swim Lesson Curriculum

As America’s Swim Instructor, the YMCA is both a national champion and a key local community resource to prevent drowning and encourage a lifelong enjoyment of swimming by teaching swimming and water safety skills. The latest evolution of Y Swim Lessons accommodates varying abilities to help foster a sense of achievement as swimmers’ progress between levels. Through this approach, ...

Fanwood: Jersey’s Best Kept Secret

 

At less than 30 miles to NYC, Fanwood offers a wonderful small town feel. Fanwood is 1.3 square miles in size with a population of approximately 7,300 residents. Appealing to young families, commuters, as well as baby boomers looking to downsize, it is the perfect location to call home.

Fanwood offers:

Pretty Victorian-style train station at the town center and a bus line to ...

Cat Found in Westfield

Friendly cat found in Westfield on Sandy Hill Road. Call Westfield Police at 908-789-4000 if you recognize him/her.

'Spider's Web' Weaves Spell

PRINCETON, NJ – You know you’re in for a treat with super sleuth Agatha Christie at the helm. Princeton Summer Theatre put on an entertaining production of the play through July 23.

Although it’s too late to see this show, upcoming offerings include “The Crucible, July 27-Aug. 6th and “Appropriate,” Aug. 10 - 20th.

Here we have the drawing room of an ...

Surviving Multiple Generations Under One Roof

We're back to 1950.

Historically, we can point to periods in time when it was popular for generations of a family to share one home. Remember the TV show "The Walton's?" Grandparents, parents and children all said goodnight to each other, loving and living under one roof. Well, today, 19 percent of Americans are back to sharing a house with multiple ...

Obituaries

- Jul 15, 2017
Edward A. Jardim of Long Hill Township died on July 15 at Morristown Medical Center with his family ...
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Just Pups Pet Stores Owner Agrees to Stop Selling Animals in NJ, Pays $326,000 to Settle Allegations of Fraud

July 25, 2017

NEWARK, NJ – Just Pups stores in East Brunswick, East Hanover, Emerson, and Paramus were among 26 pet stores cited for noncompliance with state consumer laws last year in a string of staggering accusations. As of Monday, Just Pups owner Frank LoSacco can never sell pets in New Jersey again.

Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino and the Division of Consumer Affairs ...