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Wed, September 18, 6:00 PM

Colleen Fraser (County Clerk) Building, Westfield

CASA of Union County Information Session

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Add to My Calendar 09/18/2019 6:00pm 09/18/2019 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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Thu, September 19, 7:00 PM

The Crossroads, Garwood

Westfield Historical Society: Save Mary Music ...

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Add to My Calendar 09/19/2019 7:00pm 09/19/2019 9:30pm America/New_York Westfield Historical Society: Save Mary Music Event Fundraiser at the Crossroads

Join us on Thursday, Sept. 19 at 7 p.m. at The Crossroads in Garwood as we enjoy three sets of live music by the band “Save Mary” and raise funds for the Westfield Historical Society.

This will be a casual evening of music, socializing, maybe some dancing, and fun. Bring your family and friends and make it a night out! A cover charge of $20 per person will be collected at the door.

78 North Avenue Garwood, NJ 07027
Welcome Back Event for College Woman's Club of Westfield

Thu, September 19, 7:30 PM

Home of Anne Wargo, Westfield

Welcome Back Event for College Woman's Club of ...

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Add to My Calendar 09/19/2019 7:30pm 09/19/2019 9:30pm America/New_York Welcome Back Event for College Woman's Club of Westfield

Please join us for our welcome back meeting!

Be sure to register yourself (and a friend who may be interested in learning more)!

To be confirmed upon registration Westfield, NJ 07090
Bark With The Benjamins

Thu, September 19, 8:00 PM

Stage House Tavern, Mountainside

Bark With The Benjamins

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Add to My Calendar 09/19/2019 8:00pm 09/19/2019 11:00pm America/New_York Bark With The Benjamins

Please join the Plainfield Area Humane Society (PAHS) for “Bark With The Benjamins” on Friday, Sept 27 from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. at The Stage House Tavern in Mountainside, NJ. Come raise critical funds for PAHS and enjoy great music by The Benjamins. Enter to win a chance to have an acoustic trio by The Benjamins at your next backyard event along with other great prizes. Tickets are $30 ...

1099 US-22 Mountainside , NJ 07092
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Fri, September 20, 9:00 AM

Temple Emanu-El, Westfield

Find Passion in Retirement at Senior Activities ...

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Add to My Calendar 09/20/2019 9:00am 09/20/2019 11:00am America/New_York Find Passion in Retirement at Senior Activities Expo Sept. 20 in Westfield

Lifelong Westfield will host a Senior Activities Expo on Friday, Sept. 20, from 9 to 11 a.m. at Temple Emanu-El, 756 E. Broad St., in Westfield. Seniors seeking social, volunteer and employment opportunities are encouraged to attend to learn about the many local clubs and organizations offering such activities. The event is free and a light breakfast will be served.

Gail Cassidy, a longtime ...

756 E. Broad St. Westfield, NJ
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Fri, September 20, 9:00 AM

Temple Emanu-El, Westfield

Lifelong Westfield Senior Activities Expo

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Add to My Calendar 09/20/2019 9:00am 09/20/2019 11:00am America/New_York Lifelong Westfield Senior Activities Expo

Lifelong Westfield will host a Senior Activities Expo on Friday, Sept. 20, from 9 to 11 a.m. at Temple Emanu-El, 756 E. Broad Street in Westfield. Seniors seeking social, volunteer and employment opportunities are encouraged to attend to learn about the many local clubs and organizations offering such activities. The event is free and a light breakfast will be served.

Gail Cassidy, a longtime ...

756 E. Broad St. Westfield, NJ 07090
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Sun, September 22, 9:00 AM

Clark

Motorcycle Run and Car Show Benefiting Jason's ...

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Add to My Calendar 09/22/2019 9:00am 09/22/2019 4:00pm America/New_York Motorcycle Run and Car Show Benefiting Jason's Friends Foundation

The 9th Annual Motorcycle Run and Car Show to benefit the Jason's Friends Foundation will be held at Oak Ridge Park on September 22. The event starts at 9 a.m. and ends at 4 p.m. Admission is free, although donations to the fund are welcomed.

According to their website, Jason's Friends Foundation is a non-profit organization raising money for the families of pediatric cancer ...

Oak Ridge Park Clark, NJ
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Sun, September 22, 10:00 AM

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FestiFall Westfield

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Add to My Calendar 09/22/2019 10:00am 09/22/2019 5:00pm America/New_York FestiFall Westfield

The Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce presents 20th Annual FestiFall -Westfield, NJ on September 22nd from 10am-5pm in Downtown Westfield. Celebrate Fall with scores of vendors, amazing food, live entertainment, Kidzone on North Avenue with games and amusements. This event is Rain or Shine.

Downtown Westfield Westfield, NJ 07090
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Sun, September 22, 1:00 PM

Westfield Memorial Library, Westfield

Donations Days for the Children's & Teens' Book ...

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Add to My Calendar 09/22/2019 1:00pm 09/22/2019 4:30pm America/New_York Donations Days for the Children's & Teens' Book Sale @ WML

The Friends of the Westfield Memorial Library Present the 9th Annual Children's & Teens' Book Sale (9/25 - 9/28)

Our inventory is sourced from donations from you, our Westfield Community. Please donate only gently used children’s and teens’ hardcovers, paperbacks, DVDs, and CDs only. Damaged or moldy books, VHS tapes, encyclopedias or records will be not accepted. We ...

550 East Broad Street Westfield, NJ 07090
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Sun, September 22, 5:00 PM

St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Westfield

2019-20 Steeple Concerts at St. Paul’s, ...

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Add to My Calendar 09/22/2019 5:00pm 09/22/2019 6:30pm America/New_York 2019-20 Steeple Concerts at St. Paul’s, Westfield, will host wide-range musical stars. First up is ARGUS on Sunday, September 22nd.

Steeple Concerts at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Westfield opens on Sunday, Sept. 22, with the dynamic and versatile Argus String Quartet.

Argus has quickly acquired an impressive reputation since its founding in Los Angeles in 2013. he group “draws unexpected musical connections across styles and centuries, fostering community amongst performers, audiences, and composers ...

414 E. Broad Street (near Euclid Ave.) Westfield, NJ 07090
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Wed, September 25, 10:00 AM

Westfield Memorial Library, Westfield

Children's & Teens' Book Sale at the Westfield ...

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Add to My Calendar 09/25/2019 10:00am 09/28/2019 1:00pm America/New_York Children's & Teens' Book Sale at the Westfield Memorial Library

This September The Friends of the Westfield Memorial Library invite you to the 9th Children’s and Teens’ Book Sale. The sale will offer used books, CDs, DVDs and audio books for the Children and Teen audience only. This Annual Westfield community event, supports the Friends of the Library. All proceeds go to fund the various library children's programming sponsored by The ...

550 East Broad Street Westfield, NJ 07090
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Thu, September 26, 11:30 AM

Mayfair Farms, West Orange

Komen North Jersey Pink Champagne Lunch & Fashion ...

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Add to My Calendar 09/26/2019 11:30am 09/26/2019 2:00pm America/New_York Komen North Jersey Pink Champagne Lunch & Fashion Show

Join Susan G. Komen North Jersey for an afternoon of celebrating breast cancer survivors, and networking with passionate business leaders and advocates in the fight against breast cancer. The afternoon includes lunch with pink champagne, silent auction, performance by HeART in Motion, and a fashion show featuring survivors modeling fashions by Worth New York.

The Pink Champagne Lunch & ...

481 Eagle Rock Avenue West Orange, NJ 07052
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Fri, September 27, 10:00 AM

CASA of Union County Office, Elizabeth

CASA of Union County Information Session

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Add to My Calendar 09/27/2019 10:00am 09/27/2019 11:00am 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 ...

1143 E. Jersey St Elizabeth, NJ 07201
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Sun, September 29, 6:00 PM

St. Michael School Parking Lot, Cranford

15th Annual Feast of St. Michael

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Add to My Calendar 09/29/2019 6:00pm 10/02/2019 9:00pm America/New_York 15th Annual Feast of St. Michael

The St. Michael Parish Community in Cranford will host its 15th Annual Feast of Saint Michael starting Thursday, Sept. 26 through Sunday, September 29. The feast takes place on the school grounds, located at 100 Alden Street of Cranford.

The four-day festival has fun for the entire family including carnival rides, a wide variety of delicious food and treats, carnival games and prizes, ...

100 Alden Street Cranford, NJ 07016
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Tue, October 1, 7:00 PM

Westfield

Trivial Pursuit at Westfield Memorial Library

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Add to My Calendar 10/01/2019 7:00pm 10/01/2019 8:30pm America/New_York Trivial Pursuit at Westfield Memorial Library

Trivia Night! for Teens and Adults continues on Tuesday, Oct. 1 at 7 p.m. teens and adults are encouraged to bring teammates, team up with others, or be a one-person outfit. There is a maximum of 4 people per team.

Everyone ages 16 and over is welcome to play. The questions are designed to be accessible to a large range of ages and interests. Each night there will be new questions and ...

550 East Broad Street Westfield, NJ 07090
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Thu, October 3, 6:30 PM

James Ward Mansion, Westfield

7th Annual Westfield International Film Festival

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Add to My Calendar 10/03/2019 6:30pm 10/06/2019 11:00pm America/New_York 7th Annual Westfield International Film Festival

Come celebrate movies at the mansion! Big Dreams & Silver Screens presents the 7th Annual Westfield International Film Festival (formerly the Rahway IFF) from Thursday, Oct. 3 through Oct. 6, 2019 for a full four-day weekend of independent FILMS, CELEBRITIES, red carpet PARTIES, seminars, filmmaker Q&As and much more! We'll be back for our third year at the gorgeous and unique venue, ...

169 East Broad Street Westfield, NJ 07090
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Fri, October 4, 7:00 PM

Knights of Columbus Hall, Scotch Plains

Knights of Columbus to Host Annual Wine Tasting ...

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Add to My Calendar 10/04/2019 7:00pm 10/04/2019 9:30pm America/New_York Knights of Columbus to Host Annual Wine Tasting Event on Oct. 4

The annual Westfield Knights of Columbus Wine Tasting Event will be held on Friday, Oct. 4, from 7 to 9:30 p.m., at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 2400 North Ave., Scotch Plains.

The event benefits Knights of Columbus Charities, which helps provide disaster relief to those in need from Hurricane Dorian. Since the storm pounded the Bahamas and the Carolinas, the Knights of Columbus have ...

2400 North Ave Scotch Plains, NJ
St. Bartholomew Academy Class of 2020 Clothing Drive

Sat, October 5, 8:00 AM

St. Bartholomew Academy Parking Lot , Scotch Plains

St. Bartholomew Academy Class of 2020 Clothing ...

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Add to My Calendar 10/05/2019 8:00am 10/05/2019 12:00pm America/New_York St. Bartholomew Academy Class of 2020 Clothing Drive

The SBA 8th Grade is holding a clothing drive on Saturday, Oct. 5, from 8 a.m. - noon. The following items will be accepted: clothing, shoes, linens, handbags, tote bags and stuffed animals. All donations should be bagged. Thank you for your support!

2032 Westfield Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
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Sat, October 5, 10:00 AM

Westfield

Westfield Boosters Magnet Day Fundraiser

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Add to My Calendar 10/05/2019 10:00am 10/05/2019 5:00pm America/New_York Westfield Boosters Magnet Day Fundraiser

The Westfield Boosters will hold its annual Magnet Day Fundraiser this weekend throughout the Westfield area.

Look Westfield High School student athletes selling the magnets. Every dollar raised goes into the high school's athletic programs and projects.

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Sat, October 5, 2:00 PM

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Art Walk Through Westfield

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Add to My Calendar 10/05/2019 2:00pm 10/05/2019 3:00pm America/New_York Art Walk Through Westfield

An Art Walk Through Westfield will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 5. The event is hosted as part of the Westfield Adult School's fall program.

Participants will visit three local art galleries, beginning with Galeria West, 111 Quimby Street, followed by the recently opened Roig Gallery, 305 South Avenue West, and Evelyn Dunn Gallery, 549 South Avenue West. Registered participants can ...

111 Quimby Street Westfield, NJ

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Springfield Mayor Dubois Recounts Personal Connection to Shooting in Jersey City

December 11, 2019

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — The final Springfield Township Committee meeting of the year was a chance for town officials to recount and reminisce on all that had taken place over the past year. But for outgoing mayor Erica Dubois, her thoughts were more immediately drawn to the aftermath of a shooting Tuesday afternoon in Jersey City, where she teaches.

Dubois is a teacher at PS 14 in Jersey City, ...

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 ...

Westfield Professor Celebrates Students' Success

December 11, 2019

A college professor from Westfield guided four graduate students to high honors at an international HR case competition in Minneapolis on Nov. 16.

Dave Ferio, director of the Master of Human Resource Management program at Rutgers University, served as faculty adviser to the team of Tav Dhingra, Kimberly Iannarone, Ben Ozdemir, and Nick Veronsky.

The students developed actionable ...

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 ...

'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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Atlantic Health System President & CEO Recognized as One of the Nation’s Most Influential Leaders in Health Care

Brian Gragnolati highest ranked health system executive in New Jersey by Modern Healthcare

 

In recognition of his commitment to expanding patient access to the highest quality health care providing national leadership through his chairmanship at the American Hospital Association, Brian Gragnolati, President and CEO of Atlantic Health System, was recently named to Modern ...

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!

Fallen Jersey City PD Detective Had Bayonne Roots

December 11, 2019

JERSEY CITY, NJ — Jersey City Police Detective Joseph Seals, killed in the line of duty on Tuesday, was a Bayonne native, according to two people who shared their memories of the respected law enforcement official with TAPinto Bayonne.

“He was the nicest guy,” Carissa Golomb said. “He always made everyone laugh.”

Seals, 39, is survived by his wife and five ...