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Mon, September 20, 7:00 PM

Edison Intermediate School, Westfield

Edison Fields Project: Westfield Public Input ...


Add to My Calendar 09/20/2021 7:00pm 09/20/2021 8:00pm America/New_York Edison Fields Project: Westfield Public Input Meeting

Members of the Westfield Recreation Commission will host a public input meeting regarding the proposed Edison School Multipurpose Fields Project.

It will be held at Edison Intermediate School, 800 Rahway Avenue.

Click here for more information.

800 Rahway Avenue Westfield, NJ 07090

Tue, September 21, 7:00 PM

Cafeteria B of Westfield High School, Westfield

Westfield School Board Meeting (New Location)

Education Government

Add to My Calendar 09/21/2021 7:00pm America/New_York Westfield School Board Meeting (New Location)

The Westfield Board of Education is scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. on the evening of Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021 in Cafeteria B of Westfield High School, 550 Dorian Road, Westfield, NJ.

The school district advises that all attendees must wear masks.

Click here to view the meeting agenda and board documents on the school district website.

550 Dorian Road Westfield, NJ

Wed, September 22, 7:30 PM

Online, Westfield

Downtown Westfield Corp Board Meeting


Add to My Calendar 09/22/2021 7:30pm America/New_York Downtown Westfield Corp Board Meeting

The September Board Meeting of Downtown Westfield Corporation will be held Sept. 22, 2021, at 7:30 p.m. via Zoom.

Zoom information:

The meeting may be joined at this link:

Meeting ID: 861 4811 2446
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Public Storage in Scotch Plains Begins to Allow Some Renters to Retrieve Their Belongings

October 21, 2021

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — Renters at Public Storage on Route 22, who have not been able to get into their units to retrieve their property since Tropical Storm Ida, were able to retrieve items from their spaces Wednesday. 

Mary Jean Murphy, who organized protests at Public Storage, was one of the storage owners who filed a lawsuit in order to get back her property. She ...

Letter: She Supports Linda Habgood for Westfield Town Council in Ward 1

October 20, 2021

To the editor:

I am a Ward 1 resident, an attorney, a mom of two Franklin students and a member of the PTO Board of Franklin School, and I am proud to support Linda Habgood for Town Council. I would like to highlight what I believe are three of Linda’s greatest strengths: her professional experience, her long track record of service to our community and schools, and her responsive, ...

Candidate Statement: 10 Speed Boxes to be Installed in Westfield

October 21, 2021

As Chairman of the Public Safety, Transportation & Parking Committee, we initiated a speed box pilot program two years ago on Windsor Avenue. It was successful, and now we’re expanding this program throughout Westfield to further mitigate speeding and improve pedestrian safety. 

Windsor Avenue residents were concerned about cars using their residential neighborhood streets as a ...

Investing in its Workforce, Atlantic Health System Creates ‘Tech Schools’ at Overlook Medical Center

October 21, 2021

Atlantic Health System has created two “tech schools,” based at Overlook Medical Center, to allow existing team members to obtain radiological technologist certifications, or to become certified pharmacy technicians.

The programs are aimed at not only enriching the skills of Atlantic Health System’s own workforce, but also bolstering the number of team members at its ...

Healthgrades Recognizes All Atlantic Health System Medical Centers for Hallmark Specialties


All five Atlantic Health System medical centers were honored for delivering high-quality care and superior outcomes across multiple specialties in the Healthgrades 2022 Report to the Nation, released today. Among the national and regional recognitions, Morristown Medical Center became the only hospital in the nation to achieve 2022 Specialty Excellence awards in each of the following ...

Saint Joseph High School Inducts the 2021 Class into its Athletics Hall of Fame

METUCHEN, NJ -- NBA superstar Karl-Anthony Towns and Brandon Bielak, a pitcher for the Houston Astros, were among the honorees for Saint Joseph High School's Hall of Fame Induction Class of 2021. The event was held at the Metuchen Golf and Country Club in Edison on Fri., Oct. 8.

The list of inductees included:

Craig Belunes ‘77 - Wrestling
Brandon ...

'Songs for a New World' Merges Rock, Ballads, Jazz

Millburn, NJ - Yes, Paper MIll Playhouse has now reopened with a dazzling production of “Songs for a New World.”  

There are plenty of precautions before entering the theatre, including masks for the audience, proof of vaccination and photo i.d. (probably a driver’s license.)  Still, it’s good to know all that going in, so there are no surprises ...

A Jew's Gotta Do

Is it a sin to argue with G‑d? Is it sacrilegious to question the Divine? Well, Abraham did it. Not for himself, but on behalf of the people of Sodom, whom G‑d had decided to destroy because of their wickedness. Abraham was the paragon of chesed, the personification of kindness and compassion. He grappled with the Almighty, attempting to negotiate a stay of execution ...

14 Homes Sold Oct 10 -17 in Westfield Area

Information provided by Susan Massa Broker Associate Keller Williams Premier Properties. Cell: 908-400-0778.

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Wardlaw+Hartridge Students Embrace Spirit Week Themes

EDISON -- Students in all three divisions at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison enjoyed a week of daily themes to celebrate Spirit Week from Oct. 4-8.

Upper School students engaged in a week of friendly competition and the seniors prevailed with the class championship in a narrow 160-140 victory over the juniors thanks to solid performances each day. Daily themes included Color Day ...

When Adult Children Move Back Home

The COVID-19 pandemic put more generations under the same roof, and more parents are now helping their adult children financially. Young adults have returned to their parents’ homes due to disruptions in their jobs, closures at colleges, and change in living arrangements and health brought on by the pandemic.

No one expected COVID. Many parents were living the empty nest days when ...

Don't Make These Common Small Business Marketing Mistakes

Hope you're sitting down for this one.  A 2021 report from Top Design Firms says 28% of small businesses don't have a website.

Of the 72% who have a website, maintaining it can be a full-time job all by itself. Customers have elevated expectations and the website has to match that.  Small business owners often don't have that time.  Forbes has some suggestions ...

Anticipating Rising Interest Rates

Interest rates play a crucial role in the American economic system. They influence the return on savings, the costs of borrowing and can have a bearing on the direction of many investments. The direction of interest rates is also known to provide insight into future economic and financial market activities. 

After the Federal Reserve’s August 2021 meeting, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell ...

October Surprise is back at First Congregational Church of Westfield!

First Congregational Church of Westfield is thrilled to announce the highly anticipated return of its October Surprise cabaret show on Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, from 6:30 – 9 p.m. This beloved fall event features a gift basket auction and raffle and desserts galore! The show will be back on the stage this year and promises to entertain with musical performances from members and friends ...

Ready for Retirement?

Most American workers have viewed retirement as something that will happen sometime, down the road.  Through 2019, the average retirement age has hovered in the first half of the 60s.  The last 18 months have changed the way many of us think about retiring.  For some, it’s prompted a rush (or a kick) out the door.  Others are thinking more seriously about work-life ...

Buggin' Halloween Photo Contest

Viking's 3rd Annual Buggin' Halloween Photo Contest Starts Friday, October 1, 2021!  Submit a photo of you, your pet, or a loved one dressed as a creepy-crawly bug, insect, or another pest for your chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card and other awesome prizes! Click here to learn more and enter the contest!

NJ TRANSIT’s Mobile App Upgrades: Keeping Riders in the Know

NEW JERSEY – With more and more riders returning to public transportation, NJ TRANSIT’s recent changes to mobile apps literally represent well-timed upgrades.

Smartphone users can readily appreciate the ease of information available at their fingertips. A few swipes on the mobile app replace the need for paper schedules and more.  The mobile app is available on both Google ...

How to Recycle Right in Union County

Recycling has been subject to statewide rules in New Jersey since 1987, but questions continually arise about recycling. The Union County Bureau of Recycling and Planning wants to help residents learn the rules and “Recycle Right.” Here are answers to four of the most frequently asked questions we receive about recycling in Union County:

Q: What is ACCPTABLE in my curbside ...

Westfield High School Student Musicians Receive Honors

The Westfield High School Marching Band participated in the Bands of America Mid-Atlantic Regional Championship at the University of Maryland on Oct. 9, advancing to the finals for a third consecutive year and placing 10th alongside bands from Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Virginia.

WHS Band Director Christopher Vitale praised the WHS marching ...

Sparta Schools’ Book Controversy Causes Confusion

October 9, 2021

SPARTA, NJ — Many people came to the podium at the September board of education meeting critical of the board members and administrators for the district's inclusion of a book with themes about race made available to middle school students for supplemental reading.

"Ghost Boys" a fiction book with historical content written by Jewell Parker Rhodes is part of the ...


- Oct 7, 2021
Mr. Joseph Salvatore Urso XIII passed away Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021, at the Woodlands Care ...
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