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Sat, September 23, 10:00 AM

Mindowaskin Park, Westfield

Chalk the Walks Pop-up Chalk Day in Mindowaskin ...

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Add to My Calendar 09/23/2017 10:00am 09/23/2017 1:00pm America/New_York Chalk the Walks Pop-up Chalk Day in Mindowaskin Park

Come spend a little time in beautiful Mindowaskin Park on Saturday, Sept. 23. We'll be on the bandstand with chalk, ideas and people to talk to about the park. It's a great opportunity to leave a positive message or pretty drawing for others to discover while walking their dog, reading a book or just enjoying a quite moment in this special place. There is no cost to participate in this ...

425 East Broad Street Westfield, NJ 07090
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Sat, September 23, 6:30 PM

The James Ward Mansion , Westfield

5th Annual Rahway Film Festival the The James ...

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Add to My Calendar 09/23/2017 6:30pm 09/23/2017 8:30pm America/New_York 5th Annual Rahway Film Festival the The James Ward Mansion

Big Dreams & Silver Screens presents the 5th Annual Rahway International Film Festival, now coming to WESTFIELD, NJ! Join us in celebrating our 5th Anniversary at our beautiful new venue, The James Ward Mansion Westfield, from Friday, September 22nd through Sunday, September 24th, 2017 for an exciting weekend of independent films, filmmaking seminars, after-parties, & more! Who ...

169 East Broad Street Westfield , NJ 07090
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Sun, September 24, 10:00 AM

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FestiFall Street Fair

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Add to My Calendar 09/24/2017 10:00am 09/24/2017 5:00pm America/New_York FestiFall Street Fair

The GWACC (Greater Westfield Chamber of Commerce) is celebrating the 28th year of FestiFall. More than 230 local businesses and guest vendor booths will line the streets of the center of Westfield and offer diversions and good food as well as some bargains and great opportunities to discover what is great about Westfield.

Festifall takes place in the center of Westfield on Elm Street, Quimby ...

Downtown Westfield, NJ
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Sun, September 24, 6:30 PM

The James Ward Mansion , Westfield

5th Annual Rahway Film Festival the The James ...

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Add to My Calendar 09/24/2017 6:30pm 09/24/2017 8:30pm America/New_York 5th Annual Rahway Film Festival the The James Ward Mansion

Big Dreams & Silver Screens presents the 5th Annual Rahway International Film Festival, now coming to WESTFIELD, NJ! Join us in celebrating our 5th Anniversary at our beautiful new venue, The James Ward Mansion Westfield, from Friday, September 22nd through Sunday, September 24th, 2017 for an exciting weekend of independent films, filmmaking seminars, after-parties, & more! Who ...

169 East Broad Street Westfield , NJ 07090
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Fri, September 29, 4:00 PM

Westfield Area YMCA, Westfield

Teen Trip to Six Flags Fright Fest

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Add to My Calendar 09/29/2017 4:00pm 09/29/2017 11:45pm America/New_York Teen Trip to Six Flags Fright Fest

The Westfield Area YMCA invites teens in grades 6-12 to grab their friends and join them for some thrills and chills at Six Flags Great Adventure’s Fright Fest on Friday, Sept. 29, when the park transforms into a “scream park” with Halloween themed shows and attractions in addition to its world-class thrill rides. A Westfield Area YMCA membership is not required.

The bus ...

220 Clark Street Westfield, NJ 07090

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Roselle Man Charged with Murder in Shooting at Linden 7-Eleven

April 18, 2018

LINDEN, NJ — A man from Roselle has died and another has been charged with murder in the Tuesday evening shooting in the parking lot at the 7-Eleven on St. George’s Ave. in Linden, according to acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan and Linden Police Chief David Hart.

According to authorities, Darwin Cadet, 18, of Roselle has been charged with murder and ...

2018 Municipal Budget is on Collision Course with Principles of Financial Soundness & Stability

April 18, 2018

Having chaired the town council’s finance committee in the recent past, I appreciate the hard work that goes into developing a municipal budget for a town as large and dynamic as Westfield. But as I have expressed publicly and also to the mayor and my council colleagues, I do not support the adoption of Westfield’s 2018 municipal budget. Although the budget contains much that I ...

Westfield Police Blotter: Residence Burglarized & More

April 18, 2018

April 11, 2018 10:23 a.m.

Raymond Rodgers, 56, of Westfield, NJ was arrested in the area of E. Broad Street. Rodgers was arrested pursuant to an unrelated traffic investigation. Rogers was transported to Westfield Police HQ without incident. At WPD HQ, Rodgers was processed and released after posting the full bail amount ($250). Rodgers was arrested on the strength of an outstanding Westfield ...

Imagine Holds Annual Board Retreat

April 18, 2018

Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss held its annual board retreat on Saturday April 14th at its center in Mountainside.  "It was a valuable, thought-provoking, and educational day for all of us," said John Toriello, Chair of Governance.  "The board and staff worked together to establish the goals of the retreat and facilitate the agenda.  It was a great team ...

McKinley School Kicks Off its Annual Fundraising Effort for Pediatric Cancer Research

It was an enthusiastic start as students and staff kicked off the 7th Annual McKinley School Mini-THON, a schoolwide, energetic effort to raise money for leukemia and pediatric cancer research.

“As you know, McKinley School does a lot to give back [to the community],” said McKinley principal Marc Biunno as he addressed students and staff gathered in the gymnasium on April 11.

Get Your Home Ready for Summer Before its TOO HOT

Finally, the weather is getting warmer and you are shedding those down coats. Now is a great time to start thinking about summer and getting your home prepared. Paying attention to a few maintenance items can alleviate painful repairs later on if you wait too long. The line ahead of you will build as the summer rush starts. So, let’s not wait.

Check your roof   (hire the expert ...

Why We Keep Kosher

Why We Keep Kosher

This week's parshah, Shemini, introduces the Torah's dietary laws. Animals must chew their cud and have split hooves to be kosher, fish need fins and scales, and a list of forbidden fowl is enumerated.

To those of us in Jewish education, it is a continuing source of disappointment that so many Jews still believe the kosher laws to be outdated.

Fear of Rising Rates? Remember The Reason You Own Bonds

If the current interest environment has you concerned about your bond portfolio, remember why you are investing in bonds.  The role bonds, or fixed income, play in a portfolio is not solely based on performance.  Bonds are used to offer stability, particularly when stock market volatility is rising. Rate hikes can dampen bond performance, but keep perspective on how rising rates impact ...

Hellenic Therapy Center

April 13, 2018

Dropping Off Our Kids At College – Learning How To Adjust

Hellenic Therapy Center

 

Whether your kid is a freshman entering college for the first time or returning back to college, there are so many emotions we experience as parents.  There are differences in a parent’s reaction to the departure of a first child, an only child or even the last child.  Feelings ...

AtlantiCast

AtlantiCast: Episode 14

On this week’s AtlantiCast, an internationally recognized orthopedic oncologist takes a leadership role at Atlantic Health System, see the newest weapon in the fight against HPV-related cancers, Atlantic Health System leads the Castle Connolly / Inside Jersey Rankings, and much more!

 

Obituaries

Oct 21, 1944 - Apr 14, 2018
Kathleen A. Hertell passed away peacefully with family at her bedside on April 14, 2018. Loving ...
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Edison Cop Arrested, Charged With Computer Theft and Stalking

April 18, 2018

EDISON, NJ - An Edison police officer has been arrested and charged with computer theft and stalking.

Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Chief Thomas Bryan of the Edison Police Department on Tuesday announced the arrest of Paul Pappas. The 43-year-old officer, an Edison resident, has been charged with computer theft/criminal activity in the second degree and stalking in the fourth ...