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Union County Torah Center - Chabad, Westfield

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Union County Torah Center - Chabad invites you to join Babyccino: a sensory-centric meet for moms and tots!

Jump in on this teeny-tiny seasonal lesson as we explore the senses of summer! The entire summer series will be happening on May 30 to June 27, 2021, every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.. Classes will be held at Union County Torah Center - Chabad, 111 Laurel Place, Westfield, NJ.

111 Laurel Place Westfield, NJ 07090

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Union County Vaccinations by Town: See How Westfield Compares

June 12, 2021

UNION COUNTY, NJ — As of Friday, just over half of all Union County residents have been immunized with at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, but where you live plays a significant role in how well vaccinated your community is, state figures show.

While the rate of people partially or fully vaccinated stands at 55.1% countywide, COVID-19 immunization rates vary widely by town, with the ...

Letter: Reactionary Education Policies Hurt Critical Thinking

June 14, 2021

Westfield’s Board of Education is currently considering a slate of policies formed in response to a Black History Month speaker, Chris Campbell, whose remarks on race and politics were deemed “too controversial” by some parents. As a parent of two children in Westfield public schools, I see these proposed policies as a short-sided and reactionary mistake.

Our children will be ...

Public Safety is Critical to Your Quality of Life

June 9, 2021

Public safety is a crucial component of quality of life in a community. I’ve heard from a number of my neighbors about concerns they’ve had over the years related to street safety and listened to their suggestions about how to better protect themselves and their families while getting around Town. As the Chair of the Public Safety, Transportation and Parking Committee, I’d ...

UC PRIDE Family Movie Night Screening of How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World on June 25

June 15, 2021

Free drive in Movie event at UC Vo-Tech in Scotch Plains.

The Union County Board of County Commissioners invites all residents to a special drive-up screening of “How to Train your Dragon: The Hidden World” celebrating PRIDE Month at the Union County Vocational-Technical Schools Campus, located at 1776 Raritan Road in Scotch Plains on Friday, June 25. The parking lot will open at ...

Helping Children Cope with the Loss a Parent to COVID

SCOTCH PLAINS NJ-- The pandemic has taken a toll on a scale that none of us has experienced in our lifetimes. Individuals and families have had to deal with loss and grief in addition to the extreme anxiety and stress we have all experienced. And the high mortality rate among prime-age adults, many of whom are parents, has left an unprecedented number of children to cope with the death of one or ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Students Earn Instrumental Accolades

EDISON, NJ -- Shourya Chhabra of Roselle Park and Luke Tan of Edison, students at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, recently performed with the Region Jazz Band Dizzy Gillespie Virtual Ensemble. Students who participated in this performance were accepted through a stringent audition process in the spring. Both Shourya and Luke were featured as soloists.

As a result of receiving the top ...

Market Volatility: A Part of the Investment Experience

Market volatility is a part of the investment experience and seasoned investors understand that acting emotionally can be more harmful than helpful. It is always appropriate to understand and prepare for market volatility and downturns, even when markets are going up. Investors should not let market movements force them to lose focus.  A knowledgeable investor understands that markets go up, ...

27 Homes Sold May June 6-11 in Westfield Area

Provided by Susan Massa, Broker Associate, 908-400-0778.

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How the American Rescue Plan Affects 2021 Taxes

Below is a small summary of all the updates. We recommend reading the full article to get a better understanding.

 

Child and dependent care credit increased for 2021 only

The new law increases the amount of the credit and the percentage of employment-related expenses for qualifying care considered in calculating the credit, modifies the phase-out of the credit ...

Sportsmen or Spectators?

Are you a spectator or a participant? Do you only watch the soccer World Cup, or do you sometimes kick a ball yourself?

A few years ago, it was decided to widen the seats at Wimbledon. Apparently, the problem was rather simple—obesity. It appears that the fans who admire the tennis stars in action don’t get much exercise. The chairman of the British Sports Council was prompted to ...

Community Conversations: Living with Scoliosis

Does your child have scoliosis? Do you know what the signs are? Find out on the next Community Conversation where Jason Lowenstein, MD, medical director of Atlantic Health System’s Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Center, shares how it’s diagnosed and explains why early identification is key to treating spinal deformity.

 

Westfield Police Blotter: Identity Theft, DUI

June 9, 2021

6/1/2021 at 4:45 a.m. — Suspicious Incident/Person/Vehicle

A resident of the 300 block of Orenda Circle, while viewing their Nest Doorbell camera footage observed a pickup truck stop in front of their neighbor’s house at 04:45 hours. The pickup truck then drives away. Shortly after an individual is seen walking on the sidewalk in front of their residence.

6/1/2021 at 8:45 ...

Holy Trinity Scouts Earn Religious Awards

WESTFIELD- On Sunday, June 6, Holy Trinity School’s second grade Girl Scouts of Brownie Troop 40839 and two sixth grade Boy Scouts from Troop 73 were honored by The Most Reverend Gregory J. Studerus, Auxiliary Bishop of Newark with Catholic Scouting Awards. The ceremony took place in the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark.

The eleven girls, led by Brownie troop leaders Mrs.

Black Cat Missing From Westfield Home

Chip is missing from a home on Scotch Plains Avenue in front of Memorial Pool.

He has a mole on his right ear. If seen, please call 908-666-2174.

How To Increase Customer Engagement

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The main goal of any advertising campaign is to engage with customers as effectively and often as possible. You want them to see your business and remember the name while creating a positive relationship with them.  Creating an engagement marketing strategy is how your business can stay at the forefront of your audience’s mind and generate business from them ...

St. Joseph (Metuchen) Wins GMC County Tournament, 2-0, Thanks to Strong Pitching, and RBI Squeeze Play

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- St. Joseph (Metuchen) won the GMC Conference Championship over South Brunswick on Sunday, June 6, 2021 in East Brunswick. Andrew Goldan started and pitched 6 2/3 brilliant innings before being removed for reaching the 110 pitch limit. He gave up just two hits. Colin Leyner closed out the game with a strikeout for St. Joseph.

Jack Kern executed a squeeze ...

U.S. Senate Confirms Fanwood Native Zahid Quraishi to the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

June 14, 2021

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ — The U.S. Senate has confirmed Zahid Quraishi, a Fanwood native, to the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey by a vote of 81-16. 

He is the first Muslim federal judge in the nation’s history.

“Another barrier has been broken, and it has been broken in New Jersey,” said Gov. Phil Murphy. “I ...

Obituaries

- Apr 21, 2021
It is with great sadness that the family of Frank P. DiLollo, announces his peaceful passing on ...
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