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Westfield Town Council Meeting

Tue, September 24, 7:00 PM

Westfield Municipal Building, Westfield

Westfield Town Council Meeting

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Add to My Calendar 09/24/2019 7:00pm 09/24/2019 9:00pm America/New_York Westfield Town Council Meeting

At 7 p.m., the town council of the town of Westfield will meet in conference session, at which the public may attend and make comments and address council to discuss and consider matters of public business upon which no formal action will then be taken but which may subsequently be acted upon in a regular council meeting. The council will meet in the adjacent Council Conference Room for a ...

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Fiery Crash Involving Tractor Trailer Shuts Route 78 in Union Sunday

September 22, 2019

UNION, NJ — Route 78 westbound has been closed in the area of Union Township area due to a crash involving an overturned tractor trailer Sunday afternoon, authorities said.

Fire Chief Mike Scanio said multiple people injured were transported to Morristown Medical Center. The accident involved two tractor-trailers and a taxi, Scanio said. It appears to have occurred at the Vauxhall bridge ...

Letter: Westfield 20/20 Announces NJ State Assembly Endorsement

September 22, 2019

On Nov. 5, we will go to the polls to vote for two representatives from Legislative District 21 in the New Jersey State Assembly. This is an important race. Under the Trump Administration, threats to human rights and opportunities are constant. Voters must elect representatives at all levels of government who will fight for gun safety, access to healthcare and reproductive health, immigrant ...

Candidate Statement: Commuting Affects Stress Levels, Health, Quality of Life

September 23, 2019

As a former commuter for 10 years, I have experienced first-hand the pains of not having a one-seat ride on the Raritan Valley rail line. I know all too well that extra time on public transit to and from work means less time with your family.

I knew I had to join the fight, and so in 2012 I became an active member of the Raritan Valley Rail Coalition, a non-profit, bipartisan group ...

VIDEO: Point View's Dietze on Interest Rate Cut, Global Economic Uncertainties and The Market

September 22, 2019

What are the implication of signs the economy is strengthening as the Federal Reserve reduces borrowing costs? Point View's David Dietze speaks live on FOX BUSINESS:

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For over 25 years, Point View Wealth Management, Inc. has been working with families in Summit and beyond, providing customized portfolio management services and comprehensive financial ...

Navigating Retirement Income

As people approach retirement, they may look forward to travel, to volunteering, perhaps to a second home.  Most are not focused on keeping taxable income within one set of parameters, modified adjusted gross income within another, and state income within a third.  Perhaps they should be. A little thought before age 65 as to how you structure your income can save you considerably down ...

Eyes on the Prize: Cultivating a Life You Love

“You’d be a great accountant,” your mother told you.

“You’d be a great lawyer,” your father said, “Plus the money’s great!”

“You’ve been in this position for a few years and I know you enjoy it,” says your mentor, “But don’t you think it’s time you made plans to climb the ...

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!

 

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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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 ...

Cheech Vs. Cheech: Comic Files Suit Against Somerville Coffee Shop

September 21, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ — Local entrepreneur and business owner Steven Chiocchi, who opened “Cheech’s Own” coffee house on the corner of Main Street and Division Street earlier this year, is being sued by comedian Richard “Cheech” Marin, who claims the popular coffee shop and its product line are cashing in on his name and celebrity.

The suit was filed in the Central ...

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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