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Wed, October 23, 7:30 PM

AMC Mountainside 10, Mountainside

Jewish Film Festival of Central NJ — Back to ...

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Add to My Calendar 10/23/2019 7:30pm 10/23/2019 10:00pm America/New_York Jewish Film Festival of Central NJ — Back to Berlin

In 2015, the European Maccabi Games were held in Germany for the first time since World War II, at the Waldbühne Stadium, site of Hitler’s infamous 1936 Berlin Olympics. The film follows 11 Israeli motor-bikers carrying the Maccabi torch from Tel Aviv to Berlin, retracing the route of early 1930s riders who set out from the British Mandate of Palestine to spread the word about the ...

1021 Route 22 Mountainside, NJ 07092
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Wed, October 23, 7:30 PM

Edison Intermediate School, Westfield

Westfield Community Band Concert Nov. 14, 2019

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Add to My Calendar 10/23/2019 7:30pm 10/23/2019 9:00pm America/New_York Westfield Community Band Concert Nov. 14, 2019

The Westfield Community Concert band will present its annual Fall Concert on Thursday, Nov. 14 at 7:30 p.m. at Edison Intermediate School, 800 Rahway Ave. in Westfield. Dr. Thomas Connors, conductor and music director of the band, has prepared a program which is highlighted by selections transcribed for wind band from the Italian publishing firm, Scomegna.

The program will feature the ...

800 Rahway Avenue Westfield , NJ
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Thu, October 24, 10:00 AM

First United Methodist Church, Westfield

Oratorio Singers Westfield's Fall Workshop

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Add to My Calendar 10/24/2019 10:00am 10/24/2019 11:00pm America/New_York Oratorio Singers Westfield's Fall Workshop

Come have some fun and sing with us! We are presenting Haydn's wonderful oratorio The Creation in March 2020. All are welcome to join!

1 East Broad Street Westfield, NJ 07090
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Fri, October 25, 6:00 PM

FUMC Westfield Pumpkin Patch, Westfield

Movies in the Patch: Coco

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Add to My Calendar 10/25/2019 6:00pm 10/25/2019 7:30pm America/New_York Movies in the Patch: Coco

​​Join us in the Pumpkin Patch at 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 25, to watch Coco! This event is free and open to anyone, so bring a blanket, some snacks, and all of your friends!

FUMC Westfield is hosting a Pumpkin Patch to help raise money for their international mission trip! Pumpkins of all shapes and sizes will be available for purchase, and all profits will go towards funding the trip. We hope ...

1 E Broad St. Westfield, NJ 07090
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Fri, October 25, 7:30 PM

Holy Trinity Church, Westfield

Concert Canceled at Holy Trinity RC Church in ...

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Add to My Calendar 10/25/2019 7:30pm 10/25/2019 9:00pm America/New_York Concert Canceled at Holy Trinity RC Church in Westfield

Updated Oct. 24, 2019

The Steve Angrisano concert previously set for this date has been canceled.


512 Westfield Avenue Westfield, NJ 07090
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Sat, October 26, 1:30 PM

Miller-Cory House Museum, Westfield

Halloween Hocus Pocus

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Add to My Calendar 10/26/2019 1:30pm 10/26/2019 4:00pm America/New_York Halloween Hocus Pocus

It’s time to plan some Halloween fun! The museum's program is appropriate for young children, ages 3 through elementary school. Costumed docents will greet visitors at the door of the colonial farmhouse.

There are numerous activities planned for the afternoon, including decorate your own Halloween cupcake, a scavenger hunt, crafts, and storytelling. Festive refreshments will be ...

614 Mountain Avenue Westfield, NJ 07090
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Sat, October 26, 6:00 PM

FUMC Westfield Pumpkin Patch, Westfield

Movies in the Patch: Nightmare Before Christmas

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Add to My Calendar 10/26/2019 6:00pm 10/26/2019 7:30pm America/New_York Movies in the Patch: Nightmare Before Christmas

​Join us in the Pumpkin Patch at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26 to watch The Nightmare Before Christmas! This event is free and open to anyone, so bring a blanket, some snacks, and all of your friends!

FUMC Westfield is hosting a Pumpkin Patch to help raise money for their international mission trip! Pumpkins of all shapes and sizes will be available for purchase, and all profits will go towards ...

1 E Broad St. Westfield, NJ 07090
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Sun, October 27, 9:00 AM

Cranford

Monster Dash 5K & Family Fun Run

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Add to My Calendar 10/27/2019 9:00am 10/27/2019 10:30am America/New_York Monster Dash 5K & Family Fun Run

It's not too late to be part of the 5K Cranford Monster Dash & Family Fun Run this Sunday!

Come run in Nomahegan Park on Oct. 27 — we start off with the one-mile fun run at 9 a.m. and follow up with the Monster Dash 5k at 9:30am. Prizes available for the winners. Don't forget to wear your costume!

The Monster Dash & Family Fun Run is a fundraiser for Project Home of ...

Nomahegan Park Cranford, NJ 07016
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Mon, October 28, 7:30 PM

AMC Mountainside 10, Mountainside

Jewish Film Festival of Central NJ — The Other ...

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Add to My Calendar 10/28/2019 7:30pm 10/28/2019 10:00pm America/New_York Jewish Film Festival of Central NJ — The Other Story

Complications arise when a dysfunctional Israeli family tries to lure their willful daughter away from Orthodox Judaism, in The Other Story, acclaimed filmmaker Avi Nesher's compassionate and empowering ensemble drama. Renouncing the hedonism of her Jerusalem youth, obstinate young Anat (Joy Rieger) devotes herself to a pure life and the study of Torah. Her upcoming marriage to a raunchy pop ...

1021 Route 22 Mountainside, NJ 07092

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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 ...

Moody’s, S&P again mark Atlantic Health System highly on financial strength

December 11, 2019

Credit rating agencies Moody’s and Standard &Poor’s (“S&P”) recently reaffirmed Atlantic Health System with some of the agencies’ highest marks for independent health care systems in New Jersey, both agencies highlighting Atlantic Health System’s continued strong financial performance.

For a third year in a row, Moody’s gave Atlantic Health ...

The Importance of Self-Care -- Especially During The Holidays

As you were growing up you may not have learned how to take good care of yourself  In fact, much of your attention may have been in taking care of others or on just getting by. People Pleasing is a term that refers to taking care of others’ needs rather than taking care of ourselves.

People often confuse “people pleasing” with being unselfish and make comments such ...

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 ...

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 ...

What’s New for Social Security in 2020?

With the new year upon us, those who collect Social Security or pay into the public retirement program through payroll deduction will see some changes. The Social Security Administration makes cost-of-living adjustments on an annual basis. Here’s how the changes may impact you, via Arias & Partners Wealth Advisors:

For those receiving retirement benefits

If you collect Social ...

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 ...

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.

Slain Jersey City PD Detective Likely Thwarted Larger Attack, Officials Say

December 11, 2019

This story was updated Dec. 12 at 10:45 a.m. with new information.

BAYONNE, NJ — Jersey City Police Det. Joseph Seals, a Bayonne native, as well as two walking Jersey City patrol officers may have averted a planned terrorist attack on a Jersey City yeshiva, said law enforcement officers investigating the attack on a Jewish grocery store that had most of the city at a standstill ...