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Sat, October 3, 9:00 AM

Blue Tent, Westfield

Westfield Mayor, Police Chief to Host Q&A on ...

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Add to My Calendar 10/03/2020 9:00am 10/03/2020 10:30am America/New_York Westfield Mayor, Police Chief to Host Q&A on Quimby Street

Do you have a question for Mayor Shelley Brindle or Westfield Police Chief Chris Battiloro?

Brindle and Battiloro be on Quimby Street from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020 to meet with residents and answer questions.

They will be under the Westfield blue tent close to Central Avenue. Residents are invited to stop by and say hello.

Quimby Street and Central Avenue Westfield, NJ
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Mon, October 5, 5:00 PM

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Westfield Board of Health Meeting

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Add to My Calendar 10/05/2020 5:00pm America/New_York Westfield Board of Health Meeting

The Westfield Board of Health is scheduled to meet Monday, Oct. 5, 2020, at 5 p.m. Due to COVID-19, this meeting will be held remotely. Check www.westfieldnj.gov for details on how to access this meeting.

425 East Broad Street Westfield, NJ 07090
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Mon, October 5, 7:30 PM

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Westfield Recreation Commission Meeting

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Add to My Calendar 10/05/2020 7:30pm America/New_York Westfield Recreation Commission Meeting

The Westfield Recreation Commission is scheduled to meet at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 5, 2020. Due to COVID-19 this meeting may be held virtually. Check www.westfieldnj.gov for details on how to access the meeting.


425 East Broad Street Westfield, NJ 07090
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Mon, October 5, 7:30 PM

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Westfield Planning Board Meeting

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Add to My Calendar 10/05/2020 7:30pm America/New_York Westfield Planning Board Meeting

The planning board will meet Monday, Oct. 5, at 7:30 p.m. Due to COVID-19, this meeting will be held virtually. Check www.westfieldnj.gov for details on how to access this meeting.

425 East Broad Street Westfield, NJ 07090

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Darby Road in Scotch Plains to Reopen Thursday After COVID Closure

October 1, 2020

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — Darby Road, 450 Park Ave. in downtown Scotch Plains, is set to reopen on Thursday, Oct. 1, at 11:30 a.m. The popular pub closed last weekend after several employees tested positive for COVID-19. 

Owner Joe Mortarulo said that the bar/restaurant will be open for outdoor dining and pick-up or delivery service only on Thursday and that the ...

Westfield’s Nicholas Gismondi, 65, Remembered for Love of Family and Sport

September 22, 2020

This story is part of Loved and Lost, a statewide media collaboration working to celebrate the life of every New Jersey resident who died of COVID-19. To learn more and submit a loved one's name to be profiled, visit lovedandlostnj.com.

Nicholas Gismondi, a Westfield man most remembered for his vibrant personality, has drawn accolades for his community contributions.

Nick ...

Volunteering for Preparing Tomorrow's Leaders BOE Campaign, Westfield Student Joins Discussion

September 30, 2020

As a volunteer for Preparing Tomorrow’s Leaders’ Board of Education campaign, I was able to join the discussion about the future of WHS, which is important to me, as I am a student there. My experience as a volunteer was very rewarding, as I gained not only practical experience but also learned many specifics about the WHS curriculum and running a campaign, and truly felt ...

Westfield School Board Candidate Deborah Feldman-Kahn Introduces Herself

September 25, 2020

Dear Residents of Westfield,  

My husband, myself and our twins have been residents of Westfield since 2008. I am running for the Board of Education on the Bright Futures platform with David Sexton and Wendy Rogers on column three of the ballot.

I chose David and Wendy as my running mates because they are people of character. I am running because I believe in our school ...

New “OUT in Union County: Queer Power Hour” Series Offers News, Views, and Insights on LGBTQ+ Community

September 30, 2020

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is proud to announce the new OUT in Union County: Queer Power Hour with host Micayla Mirabella. The new free virtual series, organized by the Union County Office of LGBTQ Affairs, begins on Wednesday, September 30 and runs through December 9, 2020. Each hour-long session will begin at 7:00 pm.

“Here in Union County we stand firm in our resolve ...

Westfield Police Botter: Home Break-In, Vehicle Burglaries, Fraud

September 29, 2020

The following is the Westfield Police blotter for Sept. 20 – Sept. 26. The information provided does not represent the total scope of police activity. All suspects are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.

9/23/2020 2:56 p.m.

Resident of the 700 block of Clarence St. reports being a victim of fraud via his credit card account. The victim reports unknown ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Wendi and Chris Manderioli of TAPinto Randolph

The featured TAPinto franchisee for the month of October 2020 is Wendi and Chris Manderioli, who own and operate TAPinto Randolph.  The wife/husband team have built a profitable online local news business while providing high-quality, objective local news for the residents of Randolph, New Jersey.   

Q. Why did you want to franchise a TAPinto site? What caused you to choose ...

Walk In Sunshine Charity Unveils New Section Aimed at Youth Drug Addiction and Loss

Walk In Sunshine Charity has announced a new section on its website aimed at helping families find resources to help with youth drug addiction and for families who have lost a child to addiction.

Providing unique online resources for families of Babies and Children who leave this Earth too soon, continues to be the main focus of Walk In Sunshine. This new section focuses on addiction proves ...

Is it Time to Rethink the 60/40 Portfolio?

The 60/40 portfolio has long been viewed as a win-win for investors.  Conventional wisdom advocates a model portfolio holding a mix of 60% stocks and 40% bonds.  This has historically delivered solid returns with moderate volatility, allowing investors to sleep well at night. 

While the 60/40 can benefit any type of investor, it is especially appealing to those nearing ...

Saint Joseph High School Students Named to National Merit Scholarship Semi-Finalist List

METUCHEN, NJ -- Saint Joseph High School is pleased to announce the names of students who have been recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Program. 

Semi-Finalist

Benjamin Ulrich

Commended Students

Isaac Alexander
Gregory Bergquist
Ciaran Bubb
Justin Ferber
Matthew Furnell
Patrick Keefe
Isaiah Maningas
Jos Parayil
Harris Pyo
Donald ...

25 Homes Sold Sept. 20 - Sept. 27 in Garwood, Fanwood, Scotch Plains, Westfield, Mountainside & Cranford

Twenty-five homes sold Sept. 20 through Sept. 27, 2020, in Garwood, Cranford, Mountainside, Westfield, Fanwood and Scotch Plains, according to the Garden State MLS:*

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Two Westfield Rotarians Awarded Paul Harris Fellow

The Rotary Club of Westfield honored two club members at their first in-person meeting since March at the Deutscher Club in Clark on Sept. 24. Rotarians Burim Regjaj and Joe Mindak were each awarded with a Paul Harris Fellow in recognition of exemplifying Rotary’s motto of “Service above Self.”

Burim Regjaj recently joined Rotary and has already jumped in by heading ...

Do You Have to Report Hobby Earnings?

Whether it’s something you’ve been doing for years or something you started in an effort to make a little extra money, as a taxpayer, you must report income earned from hobbies in 2020 on next year’s tax return.

But — what if there is a loss? 

Are you able to report losses on your tax return?

And how do you determine whether it’s a hobby and a ...

Jets and Atlantic Health System to Fight Pediatric Cancer as Part of the “Crucial Catch: Intercept Cancer” Campaign

OCTOBER 1, 2020 – METLIFE STADIUM

The New York Jets and Atlantic Health System are continuing their fight against pediatric cancer as part of the NFL and American Cancer Society's “Crucial Catch: Intercept Cancer” campaign. Prior to kickoff at 8:20 p.m. for our game on October 1, four children who are undergoing or have completed treatment at the Valerie Center at Goryeb ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge School Fall Athletics Teams Begin Practice

EDISON, NJ -- Middle School athletes began outdoor practices this week, joining the Upper School teams on the soccer fields, tennis courts and cross-country terrain at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison. The volleyball season, due to indoor restrictions, has been postponed to later in the school year.

Game competition for the Upper School athletes and teams begins next week, while the ...

Our Topsy Turvy Investment World

The first quarter saw the S&P 500 drop 34% at the fastest pace ever.
Our way of life and our health is under siege by COVID-19.
Our countrymen are suffering the worst bout of unemployment since the Great Depression.
Today’s political environment is among the most divisive in our almost 250 years of history.

Reading this litany of disasters, you might feel you have lost ...

Update: Union County Wildlife Wednesdays Program Moved to 6 PM

The Board of Chosen Freeholders wishes to remind residents that the popular “Wildlife Wednesdays” program will continue to run each Wednesday through the end of October, with a new starting time of 6:00 PM.

“Union County is striving to bring educational programs directly to our children that may not be accessible to everyone during these challenging times, and Wildlife ...

Why the Flu Shot Is More Important Than Ever. Check it off your list.

Between social distancing and mask wearing, we have been taking the necessary precautions to safeguard our health. But there’s one more important item that should be on our to-do lists. It’s the annual flu vaccination, and this year, it’s more important than ever.

The flu and COVID-19 are both highly contagious respiratory illnesses. Although they’re caused by different ...

Murphy, State Assembly and Senate Leaders Agree to Add ‘Millionaire’s Tax’ in 2021 Budget

September 17, 2020

TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy, alongside statewide leaders, on Thursday announced that the revised Fiscal Year 2021 budget will raise the state’s gross income tax rate on income between $1 million and $5 million per year. 

The rate will increase from the current 8.97% to 10.75% for every dollar earned between $1 million and $5 million annually, bringing it in line with ...