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Sweet Sounds Downtown Music Festival

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Add to My Calendar 08/20/2019 7:00pm 08/21/2019 4:00pm America/New_York Sweet Sounds Downtown Music Festival

Brought to you by The Downtown Westfield Corporation. Residents, visitors, shoppers and diners are invited to enjoy the free music while strolling, dining and relaxing at the various outdoor venues around town featuring live musicians. The festival takes place every Tuesday evening during July and August, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Rain dates are the following evening, Wednesday, each week.

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Late Night Sliders: White Castle in Plainfield Goes Dark

September 17, 2019

PLAINFIELD, NJ — The White Castle restaurant in Plainfield on South Ave. has closed.

“As a family-owned business that genuinely cares about our employees and the communities where we operate, we don’t like the idea of closing a Castle. That decision is always the last option for us. But we’re committed to being a strong company overall, and the tough part about that is ...

Letter: Help Shape Downtown Westfield’s Future

September 17, 2019

My husband Kip and I moved to Westfield 25 years ago, eventually buying our current home for its walkability to Town. We’ve had a front row seat to the evolution of our changing downtown, which is at its most pivotal moment today.

With the sudden closing of the Rialto Theater, and the near simultaneous announcement that Lord & Taylor is changing hands, there was naturally an ...

Councilman Doug Stokes Pledge to The Town of Westfield: No Lawn Signs from my Campaign

September 17, 2019

Stokes Pledge To The Town of Westfield - No Lawn Signs from my Campaign

As I run for re-election for Town Council, I reflect on the Westfield of old and the Westfield of today when it comes to campaigning, politicking and civility. I value my neighbors, our local businesses and the Westfield community as a whole, therefore I, Councilman Stokes, pledge the following:


No Lawn ...

Invitation to the Waltz

September 18, 2019

The NJFO season, under the baton of David Wroe, opens dramatically on October 5th in Westfield and October 6th at Drew University in Madison with Invitation to the Waltz, presenting rousing waltzes and dances in full symphonic splendor.

A concert of luxurious, charming and exuberant music, the program features lilting waltzes by Johann Strauss Jr. and the dazzling elegance of Richard ...

Is it Time for New Jersey to 'Get in the Game', and Permanently Move Up Our Presidential Primary?

Each week former New Jersey State Assemblymen and former gubernatorial candidates John Wisniewski (Democrat) & Jack Ciattarelli (Republican) will tackle New Jersey's most pressing issues. This week: New Jersey's late Presidential Primary

On the Democratic side, there more than 20 candidates running for President -- there might be some very crowded state primaries. On ...

Charity Spotlight: Intensive Family Support Service

Charity Spotlight is a new monthly column featuring a local nonprofit organization selected by David and Sheryl Machlowitz of Westfield. Each of the nonprofits, which benefit Westfield residents in some way, receive a $500 donation from the couple. The Machlowitz family hopes that this will encourage those in need to seek help from the charities and others to donate to them.

The ...

Best Local Office Space for a Tight Budget

Best Office Space for a Tight Budget 

Is the cost of your office space stealing too much of your budget? Having a home for your business is usually the single biggest cost of doing business when you consider all of the overhead with which it comes. Aside from the monthly rent, you also have to pay for the initial buildout, furniture and decor, utilities, internet, and all the other little ...

NJ TRANSIT Graduating Seven Locomotive Engineer Classes in Two Years – Same Number Graduated in Last Five Years Combined

With the recent June 2019 graduating class and six more classes of locomotive engineering trainees graduating through December 2020, NJ TRANSIT will have graduated seven classes in two years (2019 – 2020). That’s the same number of classes that graduated in the previous five years combined (2014 – 2018.)

Agency officials attribute the significant increase in engineer training ...

What to Do if Your Child Is Being Bullied

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 and being reluctant to go to school, 
having low self esteem,
being depressed,
having sleep problems,
withdrawing from school or social ...

Possible Changes to Over Time Rules

More changes could be coming to the rules governing overtime for employees whose hours worked change from one week to the next. The U.S. Department of Labor recently indicated it would examine ways that employers who pay bonuses and other incentives can be given more flexibility in calculating overtime for workers with fluctuating workweeks.

The department’s plan to increase the ...

20 Homes Sold Sept. 8 — 15 in Westfield, Garwood, Scotch Plains, Mountainside, Cranford, Fanwood

Twenty homes were sold Sept. 8 — 15 in Westfield, Garwood, Cranford, Scotch Plains, Fanwood and Mountainside.*

TOWN                  ADDRESS                            ...

Brain Surgery Breakthrough and Other News from Atlantic Health System

On this AtlantiCast, see how Atlantic Health System is breaking new ground when it comes to brain surgery, learn about a new clinical trial into the treatment of melanoma, find out how Overlook Medical Center is turning trash into treasure and making health care more environmentally friendly and much more!

 

Gold: Is it the Answer to this Market?

Recession concerns abound. Manufacturing worldwide is slumping, with the latest read in the US pointing to outright contraction.  

The much-feared yield inversion has occurred, linked historically with a follow-on recession. Haven assets, including sovereign debt, precious metals, and non-cyclical dividend paying stocks, have attracted much buying interest, as investors try ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Faith Ballantine-Armonaitis of TAPinto Hasbrouck Heights/Wood-Ridge/Teterboro

The featured TAPinto franchisee for September 2019 is Faith Ballantine-Armonaitis of TAPinto Hasbrouck Heights/Wood-Ridge/Teterboro.  The loss of the weekly newspapers in Hasbrouck Heights and Wood-Ridge motivated Faith, a communications professional and active community volunteer, to start TAPinto in her area.  

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An Introvert’s Guide to Networking

We talk a lot about the value of networking. After all, opportunities to grow can come from anywhere, and networking is the key to seeking the most valuable opportunities out there. For some, this is a no-brainer. You put yourself out there. You attend professional associations and events. You meet new folks. You cultivate relationships and build a network that can support you as you ...

70 Years Ago, Camden Man Became Nation's First Mass Murderer

His name, like the names of his victims, is nearly forgotten. 

But what Howard Unruh did 70 years ago today in Camden, N.J. foreshadowed the insanity of mass shootings we live with today.

Insanity is the operative word here. From lockdown drills in nursery schools to bullet resistant backpacks, random mass shootings have become part of the “uniquely American” cultural ...

Events and Programs for Older Adults at the Westfield Area YMCA

The Westfield Area YMCA is committed to helping older adults be active in spirit, mind and body. Daily adult water and group fitness classes are available for participants to enjoy and stay fit. There are also exercise programs for special health groups such as: Arthritis Exercise; Project Healthy Bones; and Delay the Disease: Exercise to Fight Parkinson’s Symptoms. The Y’s ...

Man Charged with Tearing Up Greens at Trump National Golf Course

September 11, 2019

BEDMINSTER, N.J. – A 26-year-old Milford man has been charged with criminal mischief after police say he tore apart the 11th and 13th greens at Trump National Golf Course with his car in two separate incidents, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

The suspect, Richard J. McEwan, was arrested at his Church Road home on Tuesday following an investigation, ...

Obituaries

Jul 16, 1991 - Aug 25, 2019
Brett W. DeFazio, 28, of Westfield, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, Aug. 25, ...
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