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Tue, September 3, 4:00 PM

Vinny's Pizza & Pasta, Cranford

Kids Eat Free on Tuesdays at Vinny's Pizza & Pasta

Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 09/03/2019 4:00pm 09/03/2019 9:00pm America/New_York Kids Eat Free on Tuesdays at Vinny's Pizza & Pasta

Every Tuesday at Vinny's Pizza & Pasta is Family Night where Kids Eat Free. This special runs from 4 p.m. to close and is valid for kids 12 and under.

Vinny's Pizza & Pasta is located at 28 Eastman St, Cranford, NJ. You can reach the restaurant by phone at (908) 709-9000. Check out Vinny's website and Facebook page.

*Free kid's meal with the purchase of an adult ...

28 Eastman St Cranford, NJ
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Tue, September 3, 7:00 PM

Westfield Municipal Building, Westfield

Westfield Town Council Meeting

Community Calendar Government

Add to My Calendar 09/03/2019 7:00pm 09/03/2019 9:00pm America/New_York 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 ...

425 East Broad Street Westfield, NJ 07090
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Wed, September 4, 11:45 AM

Echo Lake Country Club, Westfield

Westfield Historical Society Luncheon

Arts & Entertainment Education Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 09/04/2019 11:45am 09/04/2019 2:30pm America/New_York Westfield Historical Society Luncheon

Westfield Historical Society’s September First Wednesday Luncheon: “New Jersey Originals: The History of Innovation in New Jersey” with author Linda Barth.

As part of The Westfield Historical Society’s First Wednesday Luncheon series, Linda J. Barth, author of “New Jersey Originals: Technological Originals, Odd Inventions, Trailblazing Characters and More” ...

515 Springfield Avenue Westfield, NJ 07090
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Thu, September 5, 6:00 PM

Colleen Fraser (County Clerk) Building, Westfield

CASA of Union County Information Session

Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 09/05/2019 6:00pm 09/05/2019 7:00pm America/New_York CASA of Union County Information Session

Have a passion to help the youth in our community? There are over 400 children in foster care right here in Union County. Come to an Information Session to hear more about becoming a CASA Volunteer for a child in need! No special skills or experience needed!

Our sessions run about an hour and we provide information about the volunteer commitment and requirements to be a CASA, the important ...

300 North Ave East Westfield, NJ 07090
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Fri, September 6, 7:00 PM

TD Bank Ballpark, Bridgewater

Somerset Patriots vs. High Point Rockers

Sports

Add to My Calendar 09/06/2019 7:00pm 09/06/2019 10:00pm America/New_York Somerset Patriots vs. High Point Rockers

Don't miss the Best FIREWORKS Show in New Jersey following the game.
The game features Knights of Columbus Night at TD Bank Ballpark.

1 Patriots Park Bridgewater, NJ 08807
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Sat, September 7, 10:00 AM

Spring Academy, Westfield

Spring Academy Grand Opening in Downtown Westfield

Education Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 09/07/2019 10:00am 09/07/2019 12:00pm America/New_York Spring Academy Grand Opening in Downtown Westfield

After months of planning, Spring Academy Montessori School will proudly open its doors at its newest location in Westfield! Join us for our GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION on Saturday, Sept. 7, from 10 a.m. - noon at 115 East Grove St, Westfield.

There will be refreshments, a ribbon-cutting ceremony, student performances, kids activities and more. Free and open to the community. Hope to see you ...

115 East Grove Street Westfield, NJ 07090
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Sat, September 7, 1:00 PM

Acting Out, Westfield

Grand Opening at Acting Out Westfield

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 09/07/2019 1:00pm 09/07/2019 3:00pm America/New_York Grand Opening at Acting Out Westfield

You're Invited

JOIN US FOR:

-A ribbon cutting with Mayor of Westfield, Shelley Brindle

-A meet and greet with Broadway star Angelo Soriano from Disney's smash hit, Aladdin!

-Enjoy a performance from Acting Out's very own Broadway child stars

-Register for classes and enter to win two tickets to Broadway's Aladdin

- Yummy snacks

- AND fun giveaways!

439 South Ave W Westfield, NJ 07090
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Sat, September 7, 7:00 PM

TD Bank Ballpark, Bridgewater

Somerset Patriots vs. High Point Rockers

Sports

Add to My Calendar 09/07/2019 7:00pm 09/07/2019 10:00pm America/New_York Somerset Patriots vs. High Point Rockers

The game is Superhero Day with the Somerset Patriots.
The first 1,000 Kids in attendance will receive a Superhero Cape.
Fans will be able to celebrate the 80th Anniversary of Batman at the game.
There will be an appearance by Batman in celebration of the 1989 film.
Enjoy the Fifth Annual Ballpark Comic Con at TD Bank Ballpark.
Ballpark Comic Con will take place from 5:30 pm through ...

1 Patriots Park Bridgewater, NJ 08807
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Sun, September 8, 1:00 PM

TD Bank Ballpark, Bridgewater

Somerset Patriots vs. High Point Rockers

Sports

Add to My Calendar 09/08/2019 1:00pm 09/08/2019 4:00pm America/New_York Somerset Patriots vs. High Point Rockers

The game features a Grandparents Day Celebration at the ballpark!
Come out to the ballpark early to meet and get autographs from all the Somerset Patriots players and coaches in the Sunday Autograph Session presented by Somerset County Park Foundation.
Autographs begin when gates open at 12:00 pm.
After the game, everyone gets to Run The Bases in The Diamond Derby presented by Horizon ...

1 Patriots Park Bridgewater, NJ 08807
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Sun, September 8, 6:30 PM

Tamaques Park, Westfield

Night of Lights 5K Race in Westfield Sept. 8, 2019

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Add to My Calendar 09/08/2019 6:30pm 09/08/2019 7:30pm America/New_York Night of Lights 5K Race in Westfield Sept. 8, 2019

The first Night of Lights 5K is set for Sunday, Sept. 8, at 6:30 p.m. at Tamaques Park in Westfield. Proceeds will directly benefit Westfield’s first responders through the Tooley Legacy Foundation.

The race is in memory of the late Jake Tooley, 19, of Westfield, who passed away in August of 2017 during a house fire.

Runners may register online here. Read more about the inception fo ...

1101 Lamberts Mill Road Westfield, NJ
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Tue, September 10, 11:30 AM

The Lavy House, Westfield

Free Presentation: Eating Clean for Better Health

Add to My Calendar 09/10/2019 11:30am 09/10/2019 12:30pm America/New_York Free Presentation: Eating Clean for Better Health

An informational program on “Eating Clean for Better Health” with Karen M. Ensle, EdD, RDN, FAND, CFCS (Rutgers Cooperative Extension Professor), will be the featured program for seniors, on Tuesday, Sept. 10 , from 11:30 am. - 12:30 p.m., at The Senior Resource Center at The Lavy House.

This free of charge program is sponsored by Jewish Family Service of Central NJ and Temple ...

748 E. Broad Street Westfield, NJ
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Tue, September 10, 4:00 PM

Vinny's Pizza & Pasta, Cranford

Kids Eat Free on Tuesdays at Vinny's Pizza & Pasta

Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 09/10/2019 4:00pm 09/10/2019 9:00pm America/New_York Kids Eat Free on Tuesdays at Vinny's Pizza & Pasta

Every Tuesday at Vinny's Pizza & Pasta is Family Night where Kids Eat Free. This special runs from 4 p.m. to close and is valid for kids 12 and under.

Vinny's Pizza & Pasta is located at 28 Eastman St, Cranford, NJ. You can reach the restaurant by phone at (908) 709-9000. Check out Vinny's website and Facebook page.

*Free kid's meal with the purchase of an adult ...

28 Eastman St Cranford, NJ
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Tue, September 10, 6:30 PM

TD Bank Ballpark, Bridgewater

Somerset Patriots vs. Sugar Land Skeeters

Sports

Add to My Calendar 09/10/2019 6:30pm 09/10/2019 9:30pm America/New_York Somerset Patriots vs. Sugar Land Skeeters

This game is an Unused Ticket or Voucher Exchange Date!
Bring any unused tickets or vouchers from this season to the ticket office to exchange them for a ticket to this game.

1 Patriots Park Bridgewater, NJ 08807
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Wed, September 11, 6:30 PM

TD Bank Ballpark, Bridgewater

Somerset Patriots vs. Sugar Land Skeeters

Sports

Add to My Calendar 09/11/2019 6:30pm 09/11/2019 9:30pm America/New_York Somerset Patriots vs. Sugar Land Skeeters

It's a Senior Wednesday at TD Bank Ballpark. All fans 55+ will receive $5.00 Upper Box Tickets at the Box Office for this game.
This game is an Unused Ticket or Voucher Exchange Date!
Bring any unused tickets or vouchers from this season to the ticket office to exchange them for a ticket to this game.

1 Patriots Park Bridgewater, NJ 08807
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Wed, September 11, 7:00 PM

Westfield Memorial Library, Westfield

Event: 'Fifty years after 1969' to be Discussed ...

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Add to My Calendar 09/11/2019 7:00pm 09/11/2019 8:00pm America/New_York Event: 'Fifty years after 1969' to be Discussed at Westfield Memorial Library

On Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 7 p.m., lecturer Evan Weiner will present “The Year 1969: 50 Years Later.” He will detail the historical events of 1969, and how these events shaped modern culture.

The presentation will be held at the Westfield Memorial Library located at 550 East Broad St.

Milestone events of 1969 include the landing of the first man on the moon, the introduction of ...

550 East Broad St Westfield, NJ
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Wed, September 11, 7:00 PM

September 11 Memorial Site, Westfield

Westfield 9/11 Memorial Ceremony

Government Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 09/11/2019 7:00pm 09/11/2019 8:00pm America/New_York Westfield 9/11 Memorial Ceremony

The Town of Westfield will observe the 18th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks with a community gathering at the September 11 Memorial site on North Avenue at East Broad Street.

The commemoration ceremony will begin at 7 p.m. with opening remarks from Mayor Shelley Brindle. Local clergy will offer prayers of commemoration followed by the presentation of the ceremonial wreath by ...

Westfield, NJ
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Thu, September 12, 1:00 PM

Vine Ripe Markets, Westfield

Have a Sip With Washington State Wine Man at Vine ...

Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 09/12/2019 1:00pm 09/12/2019 8:00pm America/New_York Have a Sip With Washington State Wine Man at Vine Ripe in Westfield Friday

Ned Morris, the chief grape crusher at the winemaker, Reasons Wine, will be on hand at Vine Ripe Markets, 430 North Ave. East, in Westfield Friday, Sept. 13, from 1 – 8 p.m.

A sommelier from Washington, where the winery grows its grapes, he is an owner of the small production company, along with Chatham residents Ben von Doussa and John Barton.

On Friday, Morris will be offering ...

430 North Ave. East Westfield, NJ
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Thu, September 12, 6:30 PM

TD Bank Ballpark, Bridgewater

Somerset Patriots vs. Sugar Land Skeeters

Sports

Add to My Calendar 09/12/2019 6:30pm 09/12/2019 9:30pm America/New_York Somerset Patriots vs. Sugar Land Skeeters

This game is an Unused Ticket or Voucher Exchange Date!
Bring any unused tickets or vouchers from this season to the ticket office to exchange them for a ticket to this game.

1 Patriots Park Bridgewater, NJ 08807
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Fri, September 13, 6:30 PM

Main Y Facility, Westfield

Ailey Family Fun Night

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 09/13/2019 6:30pm 09/13/2019 8:00pm America/New_York Ailey Family Fun Night

The Westfield Area YMCA is proud to host a multi-generational evening of West African Dance and Jazz provided by Ailey Arts in Education. This family-fun community event will be held on Friday, Sept. 13 from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Main Y Facility, located at 220 Clark Street in Westfield.

Ailey Arts in Education is a division of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater with a goal of inspiring ...

220 Clark St. Westfield, NJ
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Sat, September 14, 12:00 PM

AIR® , New Providence

AIR® Aerial Fitness Celebrates Grand Opening in ...

Business & Finance

Add to My Calendar 09/14/2019 12:00pm 09/14/2019 2:00pm America/New_York AIR® Aerial Fitness Celebrates Grand Opening in New Providence

AIR® Aerial Fitness is opening in New Providence taking fitness routines to the next level. Come try the best core workout in the world. AIR® will be offering free classes the week of September 9 through 14 at 1280 Springfield Avenue in New Providence.

They will be celebrating their Grand Opening on Saturday, September 14 and will be open for business seven days a week starting ...

1280 Springfield Avenue New Providence, NJ 07974

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Union County Freeholders OK Money for Opioid Abuse Prevention Program, Firefighter Resources, Inmate Services

December 10, 2019

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The county’s freeholder board Thursday night approved funding for an organization that works to combat opioid abuse, new equipment and training for firefighters, and healthcare and anger management training services for incarcerated adults.

Prevention Links Receives Additional Funding

Prevention Links, an organization that partners with the county’s ...

Letter: Veterinarian Objects to Westfield Deer Hunt

December 10, 2019

The following letter was sent to Mayor Brindle and Councilman Contract:

Dear Mayor Brindle:

I hope that you will reverse your decision in support of crossbow killing of deer in Westfield and instead investigate/support the suggestions of “Deer Smart Communities” and review the approaches to wildlife of Mayors DeBlasio of NYC and Swiderski of Hastings on Hudson, NY.

With ...

Westfield Police Blotter: Vehicle Theft, Stolen Snowblower, Shoplifting, Drugs & More

November 27, 2019

Nov. 4 at 9:36 p.m.

Officers arrested Elijah Aji, 22, of Irvington, for possession of under 50 grams of marijuana and possession of prescription pills without a prescription, police said. The arrest followed a motor vehicle stop, police said. He was processed at police headquarters and released on a summons, police said.

Nov. 6 at 12:40 a.m.

Officers arrested James Burns, 38, of East ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Announces Third Annual MLK Day of Service

December 10, 2019

EDISON, NJ — The Green Team is sponsoring the third annual MLK, Jr. Day of Service Recycling and Sustainability Event at Wardlaw+Hartridge on Monday, Jan. 20. We are asking that your families join ours at W+H to open our doors to the community to share in some of our core values: community and sustainability.

Families from area towns will be invited to drop off their gently used ...

2% Mortgages

Douglas A. Boneparth is a Westfield resident and Founder of Bone Fide Wealth, LLC, a boutique wealth management firm in New York City, and co-author of The Millennial Money Fix. Contact Douglas to learn how he’s not your parent’s financial advisor.

When we bought our home three years ago, I remember telling my wife that we would never again see mortgage ...

Westfield High School Robotics Club to Host Qualifier Competition

The Westfield Robotics Club is hosting the Central Region Qualifier for FIRST Tech Challenge on Sunday, Dec. 15, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the gymnasium of Westfield High School. Thirty teams from around the state will start competing around 10:15 a.m. and battle it out until 4 p.m.

Robot enthusiasts are invited to watch these robots fight for dominance. They’re ...

Walk in Sunshine In Midst of Holiday Fundraiser

Starting this past Saturday, Walk In Sunshine Charity launched their holiday fundraiser with the assistance of local Westfield retailer Bespoke by Gambert. From Dec. 7 - Dec. 14, anyone who donates more than $50 to Walk In Sunshine Charity will receive 10% off their entire purchase. 

People can either make a donation in person by visiting the store on 221 North Avenue East ...

29 Homes Sold Dec. 1 - Dec. 8, 2019, in Westfield, Scotch Plains, Fanwood, Mountainside, Garwood & Cranford

Twenty-nine homes sold Dec. 1 through Dec. 8, 2019, in Westfield, Scotch Plains, Mountainside, Fanwood, Garwood and Cranford.*

Town           Address         Style           Rms   BRs   Bath Gar   SALE ...

Rush Hour at the Port Authority Bus Terminal

During rush hour every evening, your bus is one of more than 1,200 NJ TRANSIT bus departures from the Port Authority Bus Terminal. In this video, we go behind the scenes of the world’s busiest bus terminal to see the incredible team effort that keeps all these buses moving.

The Port Authority Bus Terminal services more than 260,000 daily customers for both local and long-distance ...

Preparing for the Next Recession

The media are warning of a looming recession, to the point where some worry they are creating a self-fulfilling prophecy.  Yes, there will be another economic downturn someday. Yes, we are all going to die someday. Making drastic changes right now as though either event will occur tomorrow can lead to unhappy consequences.  Far better to have a long-term, organized financial plan in ...

Holiday Gift Guide: Financial Gifts with a Lasting Impact

The gift-giving season is fast approaching. So, if you are like a lot of people, this means you are spending time trying to brainstorm gifts to give your loved ones – something that they will use and appreciate. For those disillusioned with giving gifts that are quickly used up or forgotten the moment the wrapping paper comes off, consider a financial gift designed to make an impact. Here ...

Cat Lost from Westfield Home

Joey got out of his home on the 800 block of Summit Avenue Wednesday. He is a long-haired gray cat, 7 years old. He is chipped.

Joey may be inside of someone's garage, shed or outdoor building. If you see him, please call 908-233-2262.

Meet Westfield Area YMCA Staff Member Nick Morelli!

Meet Westfield Area YMCA staff member, Nick Morelli. Take Coach Nick’s advice and “do something that you can enjoy for the rest of your life”. Come enjoy working at the Westfield Area Y. Join our staff--check out our current employment opportunities at: www.westfieldynj.org/about/job-opportunities.

 

 

Feeling Stressed? Let Go of Trying to Do it All

Remember those goals you set back in January? The ones you gave yourself a year to complete. You’ve got a month left. There are also those other goals you’ve raised along the way and your original deadlines are starting to come into view for those, too. There are holiday gatherings — professional and social. There are concerts and pageants at the kids’ school and Great ...

Surviving The Holiday Season After Losing a Loved One

Grief is a normal and natural reaction to the death of a loved one. Most of us are not prepared for the long journey of grief which is sometimes devastating, frightening, and often lonely. 

We may think, do, and say things that are very unlike us.  There seems to be no respite, no end to the intense feelings that we experience. These feelings can be even more intensified during ...

'A Christmas Carol' Reverberates at Shakespeare Theatre

MADISON, NJ - When the spirited production of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” begins, you’re inclined to think it’s a comedic take on grouchy Ebenezer Scrooge. But we soon see that the Neil Barlett adaptation of the tale does dwell on the dark side. The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey has more than done justice to this familiar tale.

Dickens had a way of ...

Lame-Duck Session in New Jersey: What Can They Get Done? 

The period of time between Election Day in early November, and when a new Governor or new legislators take the oath of office in January is often fraught with many twists and turns. In the middle of lots of holiday festivities, there's a rush to try to get stuff done.

Congress in 1933, passed the 20th Amendment to the Constitution, as President Hoover was leaving the White House, and newly ...

Hunterdon Healthcare and Atlantic Health System Partner to Bring Enhanced Ambulatory Services to Somerset County

Hunterdon Healthcare System and Atlantic Health System have announced a partnership in Somerset County to further expand health care services.  The New Jersey-based health systems will share ownership of Bridgewater Physical and Occupational Therapy, Advanced Imaging at Bridgewater and Bridgewater Ambulatory Surgery Center all located at 1121 Route 22 West in Bridgewater, formerly the Bank ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Elizabeth Clee of TAPinto Clark

The featured TAPinto franchisee for December 2019 is Elizabeth Clee of TAPinto Clark.  Elizabeth, a former Human Resources corporate warrior, has used her corporate background and business experience to create her own successful, profitable business while giving back to the community at the same time. 

Q. Why did you want to franchise your  TAPinto site? What caused ...

Milestones

Rebecca Citarella to Wed Brandon Fast

November 30, 2019

Joseph and Deborah Citarella of Scotch Plains would like to announce the engagement of their daughter Rebecca Citarella, graduate of the SPFHS 2017, studying Nursing at  Ramapo College of NJ, to wed Brandon Fast from Anchorage, Alaska attending West Point Military Academy, graduating class of 2020.

Wedding is set for May 2020.

Happy Birthday, Westfield BOE Member J. Brendan Galligan!

Happy Birthday to Westfield school board member J. Brendan Galligan from all of us at TAPinto Westfield!

NYC Pauses Moving Homeless Families to Newark

December 10, 2019

NEWARK, NJ — New York City has agreed to temporarily stop sending homeless families to Newark through the Special One-Time Assistance program pending the court’s ruling on an injunction over the issue.

Through SOTA an estimated 1,200 of New York City's homeless were relocated to Newark apartments, regardless of the spaces' living conditions, with no ...