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Thu, July 19, 7:30 PM

Mindowaskin Park, Westfield

Free Swing Band Concert in Mindowaskin Park

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 07/19/2018 7:30pm 07/19/2018 9:30pm America/New_York Free Swing Band Concert in Mindowaskin Park

The Westfield Community Swing Band, AKA Nostalgia –The Big Band under the leadership of Sal Melillo and conducted by George Estes, returns to Mindowaskin Park on Thursday, July 19 at 7:30 p.m.

It is a 16-piece Swing Band featuring vocalist, Bob Marino. Its members are musicians who have performed with big bands and other ensembles throughout the New York and New Jersey area. During this ...

East Broad Street Westfield, NJ 07090

Sat, July 21, 1:00 PM

Ono Bowls, Westfield

Free Event: Singing Lessons — Your Vocal Cords ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 07/21/2018 1:00pm 07/21/2018 2:00pm America/New_York Free Event: Singing Lessons — Your Vocal Cords and How to Improve Them

Singing Lessons: Your Vocal Cords and How to Improve Them! at Ono Bowls Restaurant, 107 Quimby Street, Westfield

FREE Event!

Strengthen your voice * increase your range * learn how to sing correctly

All styles of music: from Broadway to Pop and Rock

Strengthens the speaking voice for teachers, phone techs, preachers, actors

Come to Ono Bowls on Saturday, July 21 at 1 p.m.

107 Quimby Street Westfield, NJ 07090

Mon, July 23, 7:00 PM

TD Bank Ballpark, Bridgewater

Southern Maryland Blue Crabs vs. Somerset Patriots

Arts & Entertainment Sports

Add to My Calendar 07/23/2018 7:00pm 07/23/2018 10:00pm America/New_York Southern Maryland Blue Crabs vs. Somerset Patriots

The game features Bark In The Park. Bring your well-behaved socialized dog to the ballpark and enjoy Somerset Patriots Baseball with the whole family.
All dogs will be able to participate in the Pooch Parade around the warning track of the field beginning at 6:30 p.m.
Dogs will be able to enjoy Dogsters Ice Cream during Yappy Hour in the top of the third inning.
Fans can also exchange ...

1 Patriots Park Bridgewater, NJ 08807

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Man Dies in Cranford House Fire Sunday Morning

December 9, 2018

CRANFORD, NJ — A house fire early Sunday morning destroyed a home on Hillcrest Avenue and left one man dead. 

The body of the man is believed to be the homeowner. Cranford Fire Chief Daniel Czeh called the body "unidentifiable" but investigators can use other methods such as dental records to help identify the victim.  

Firefighters from multiple towns ...

Westfield Board of Education Meeting and Workshop on Dec. 4, 2018

December 9, 2018


On behalf of the entire Board, Board President Gretchan Ohlig presented congratulatory certificates to 10 members of the Boys Cross Country team and their coaches as NJSIAA Sectional Champions.  The boys team also finished 2nd at the Group 4 State Championship and competed at the Meet of Champions.  Coach Christopher Tafelski, who also was ...

Westfield Police Blotter: Drunken Driving, Fraud, Vehicle Burglary

December 5, 2018

Dec. 1 at 10:52 p.m.

Officers arrested Hasitha Kakileti, 21, of Westfield, for drunken driving, police said. The person was processed and released to a responsible party, police said.

Dec. 1 at 12:19 a.m.

Luis Caguana Loja, 30, of Newark, was arrested for drunken driving, police said. He was processed and released to a responsible party, police said.

Dec. 4 at 7:19 p.m.

Kenneth ...

Westfield Dr. King Association Announces 32nd Annual Service

December 10, 2018

WESTFIELD, NJ – The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Association of Westfield will hold its 32nd Annual Interfaith Commemoration Service on Jan. 21 at the First Congregational Church of Westfield, 125 Elmer St.

The theme of the service to be held on Martin Luther King Jr. Day will be Striving for the Highest Good: Responding to Acts of Hatred.

The Dr. King Association sponsors an ...

Tepp: Home Info for the Holidays

Well, here is some lousy news for you: Interest rates are increasing and the stock market may continue its decline. 

For much of the last two months, the stock market has been particularly volatile while dropping over 10% from its year highs. Interest rates have been increasing and are expected to continue to rise through 2019. 

Higher interest rates have deterred home ...

Westfield Students Enjoy Coding During Computer Science Education Week

WESTFIELD, NJ — There was a low hum of excited voices in the Washington School library on Dec. 5 as a group of third and fifth graders took part in Hour of Code activities during Computer Science Education Week.

“I made it,” said one youngster as he did a little dance in his seat upon completing a programming level.

Computer code is the basic set of instructions or rules ...

Westfield Area YMCA Announces Winter Registration

WESTFIELD, NJ — Registration for the Westfield Area YMCA Winter program session begins at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 6 for Full Members and at 7:30 a.m., Monday, Dec. 10, for Basic and Non-Members.  The session runs Jan. 2 — Feb. 23. A printable version of the Winter Session Guide is available at

Kick off the New Year at the Y and enjoy programs ...

What Happens When Your College Student Returns

The return of the college student during the holiday season is a very exciting time.  Many of our youngsters have been away at school for the first time and are eager to come home to visit with their family and friends.

College students who return home are usually not the high school graduate that you dropped off at college. They have experienced independence while at school. Once ...

42 Home Sold In Westfield, Scotch Plains, Fanwood, Mountainside, Cranford

                              42 Home sold November 26 thru December 9 2018 in Mountainside Fanwood ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Bobbie Peer

This week's featured franchisee owns not one, not two, but three TAPinto franchises! Find out what she loves about owning and operating her own business, how she got started, and how she manages, TAPinto Berkeley Heights, TAPinto New Providence, and TAPinto Mountainside full-time.

Q: When did you join

Bobbie Peer: I started as a sales ...

How To Pay For Long Term Care -- And How Not To

Want to terrify yourself? Read statistics about aging and long term care. Today, about 6.3 million Americans need long term care.  That number is expected to increase to 15 million by 2050. Scarier still is that few individuals have the resources to pay for the necessary care. That’s why 83 percent of all care is provided by family members or friends. Unsurprisingly, 75 ...

Guest Op-Ed: Vote to End US Military Presence in Yemen

November 27, 2018

Buildings collapse. Bodies lie still in piles of rubble. Children scrounge for food. Smoke and flames paint the skies of cities. Bombs rain down, soldiers shoot and tanks pass through. But the way we talk about policy in Yemen is in relation to Iran and our foothold in the Middle East.

In March 2015, rebels took over Sana’a, the capital of Yemen. Concerned about the rebels’ ...

Rivero: What You Need to Know About Finances and Living Together After 50, Unmarried

An increasing number of people over 50 are deciding to share a living arrangement with a partner rather than get married. There are about 18 million people of all ages in these relationships, the Pew Research Center notes, up about 30 percent in less than a decade.

About one-quarter of them are 50 or older, and that number has jumped 75 percent in the same period. Here is some advice on ...

Boneparth: Saving for Your Child's Future

As young parents, many of us spend a lot of time, money and energy having and raising children. After all, family planning is what brought me and my wife to our beautiful town of Westfield. But, what about planning for things once our kids grow up? I am glad you asked because there are a number of things we can do as parents to help save for their future, whether it’s a college education, ...

‘A Doll’s House, Parts 2’ explores marriage, identity and compromise

‘A Doll’s House, Parts 2’ explores marriage, identity and compromise

By Liz Keill

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Leave it to George Street Playhouse to produce a play that works on so many levels. We have the familiar slamming-the-door exit of Nora Helmut, who abruptly leaves her secure life with Torvald for parts unknown

This play by Lucas Hnath received a successful run on ...


AtlantiCast: Episode 23

On this week’s AtlantiCast, find out why it’s easier than ever to receive care at Atlantic Health System, the Morristown Medical Center’s Heart Success program reaches a milestone in the fight against heart failure, quality healthcare that protects the environment and kicking off the holiday season with the Festival of Lights.


Make Pasta Amazing with this Foodie Find: Bottarga Di Muggine (Cured Mullet Roe)

December 8, 2018

Where we found it: Eataly NYC Downtown

Last year, our au pair from Sardinia, a little island of Italy, brought home grated cured mullet roe from her trip to the city with friends.

“This is from my hometown!” Giulia told us, taking out a little jar of Bottarga Di Muggine. The next day, she made a simple dish of spaghetti with asparagus, sprinkling each bowl with a spoonful ...

Husky Foster Program at Tree-licious Orchards Provides a Better Life for Rescue Dogs

December 10, 2018

PORT MURRAY, NJ -- Tree-licious Orchards has a great reputation for their varieties of apples, fruits and vegetables, but it’s also known as a foster home for rescue husky dogs. “Our huskies just love life at the orchard,” said Tree-licious partner, Ginger Kesler.

Housing huskies at the farm started as a way to help reduce the orchard of critters and provide a better life for ...

Police Seek Help Locating Missing Watchung Woman

December 10, 2018

WATCHUNG, NJ - Police are seeking help from the public locating a township woman missing since Dec. 6.

A missing person investigation is underway into the disappearance of Helen Kim, 47, of Route 22 West, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor, and Watchung Borough Chief of Police Joseph Cina.

Kim walked away from her residence ...


Dec 28, 1940 - Nov 15, 2018
Susan Jo Kaplan, 77, Gold Medal Maccabiah Olympic Games Judo Champion, Westfield Rescue Squad ...
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