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Fri, January 24, 6:00 PM

American Legion Post 3, Westfield

Dinner and a Movie

Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 01/24/2020 6:00pm 01/24/2020 9:00pm America/New_York Dinner and a Movie

Join us on Friday, Jan. 24, 2019 at 6 p.m. for our first ever “Dinner and a Movie” event, $15 by Jan. 17, $20 at the door, BYOB. Movie will start at 7:30 p.m. and popcorn will be served. Please visit Post 3 canteen for tickets.

Proceeds will help fund our many veterans programs.

1003 North Avenue West Westfield, NJ 07090

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Cranford Rollover Crash Result of Driver's 'Medical Episode,' Police Say

February 17, 2020

CRANFORD, NJ — Two people were transported to an area hospital following a three-car crash on Walnut Avenue Monday afternoon, police said.

The rollover crash happened around 2:10 p.m. when one of the drivers suffered a “medical episode,” police said in a Facebook post. The crash happened in the 300 block of Walnut Avenue, police said.

"Walnut Avenue has ...

Letter: They Support Tom Malinowski for Congress

February 13, 2020

To the Editor:

As residents of New Jersey’s 7th Congressional District, we strongly urge our fellow residents to support the re-election of Rep. Tom Malinowski.  

The time and energy Tom has spent on constituents’ behalf has been nothing short of extraordinary. Crisscrossing the district every weekend and recess, Tom has held 32 Town Halls and ...

Michelle Pais is the No. 1 Real Estate Agent in NJ

February 17, 2020

Westfield real estate Agent Michelle Pais ranks first out of thousands of sales associates for total units sold on the Garden State MLS.   

Westfield, NJ (February 17, 2020) – Westfield real estate agent Michelle S. Pais ranked No. 1 out of thousands of sales associates in NJ’S Garden State MLS for total sold units. In 2019 ...

9 Homes Sold Feb. 9 - Feb. 16 in Mountainside, Garwood, Cranford, Fanwood, Scotch Plains & Westfield

Nine homes sold Feb. 9 through Feb. 16, 2020, in Mountainside, Garwood, Cranford, Scotch Plains, Fanwood and Westfield, according to the Garden State MLS.*

TOWN                  ADDRESS             STYLE    ...

The SECURE Act Will Have Implications to Retirement Accounts and Estate Planning

The “Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act,” more commonly known as the SECURE Act, was attached to an appropriations bill that was rushed through both houses to prevent another government shutdown.

One thing is clear: the new law will not “enhance” everyone’s retirement. 

Read more here.

Taking a Moment: How a Sock Donation Rolled Up Into an Experience with Somerset County’s Working Poor and Homeless

It was right around noon on Friday, Jan. 17, and the three ladies in the kitchen worked as quickly as they could to prepare before clients would begin filing through the rear doors of Saint John’s Episcopal Church in Somerville, looking for a hot meal.

The Samaritan Homeless Interim Program, also known as SHIP, has been serving meals to anyone who needs one since 1984. It has served ...

Being Alone on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is a day filled with Hallmark cards, chocolate covered strawberries, red roses and special dining. It’s a day to express our love and affection to those close to us. Some of us have expectations that this day will be blissful, we may even receive that diamond ring that represents engagement or marriage.

Valentine’s Day can be a wonderful time if you ...

Boneparth: The Relativity of Disappointment

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.

Heather had been planning the trip since September. For her birthday, Hazel discovered she was going to Walt ...

How to Work Smart and Stop Holding Yourself Back

When working toward building a life you love, you need to be able to rely on yourself and harness your power. This is impossible if you are bogged down by fear, insecurity, inaction, and uncertainty. Your strengths, skills, and relationships can help encourage you and give you assurance in the face of all the you-never-knows in life that make us scared to pursue what we truly want.

Have people ...

'Unmasked' Takes High Energy Look at Andrew Lloyd Webber

No doubt Andrew Lloyd Webber is one of the most prolific composers in recent years. We’ve all heard the music of “Cats” “Phantom of the Opera,” “Evita” and a host of others. Paper Mill Playhouse honors him in this moving tribute

The show is  quite a pistache of well known, and not so well known, creations. It’s fascinating to see clips of ...

Calling all Choral Singers!

Are you a local singer wanting to share your love of choral music with a group of like-minded vocalists? Would you like to take part in one of the most beautiful choral pieces ever written?

On Sunday, March 22, during the 10 a.m. worship service, the acclaimed Festival Chorus at First Congregational Church of Westfield will present Mozart’s Requiem. This true masterpiece will be ...

Set Yourself Up for IRA Success

Your IRAs will be an important source of your retirement income and perhaps your legacy. How you handle them throughout your working life can help enhance and secure that retirement income.

First Things First: Establish an IRA. Most retirement saving occurs in the workplace, and you should absolutely contribute as much as you can to your 401k, 403b, or similar employer- sponsored plan. You are ...

Tolerance Team Conducts Outreach at Edison School in Westfield

Effective communication was the topic of discussion as members of the 8th grade Tolerance Club at Edison Intermediate School visited a 6th grade class to conduct scenarios showing how body language, eye contact, tone of voice, and other behaviors can affect how a person's message is perceived.

"Tolerance stands for "Teens Learning Respect and Compassion (TLRNC)," says Edison ...

Five Money Myths to Ignore

When it comes to personal finance, what works for one person doesn’t necessarily work for another. That’s why money misconceptions can be so dangerous. Here are four common money myths that you may have heard – and perhaps even believe – that need to be put to rest.

Myth #1: All Debt is Bad

Reality: Few people could afford to buy a home, if they ...

Productivity and Busyness are not one and the Same (Column)

February 13, 2020

Editor's Note: Chris Varano is 2016 graduate of Westfield High School and senior at the University of Maryland where he is studying neurobiology.

This past January, like most people I created a New Year’s Resolution. My resolution was to design and execute the most diverse and productive morning routine possible. I had spent the last few days of December imagining what kind ...


Where are they now? Kenilworth's David Brearley High School Graduates

February 3, 2020

We all miss the kids when they move away after high school. Let's find out how they are doing...

Year graduated high school:  2013

Favorite memory of high school:  The pasta nights with the soccer team before our night games on the stadium field.  I miss being part of a team and spending all the time practicing and preparing together.  Having your name ...

Garbage Truck Fire on Route 22 in Green Brook Ties Up Traffic Monday

February 17, 2020

GREEN BROOK, NJ — Traffic on route 22 is tied up on Monday afternoon with a garbage truck fire in the area of the Ivory Tower on the westbound side.

Drivers are advised to avoid the area.

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