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Scotch Plains Councilwoman Rose Checchio Loses Her Battle with Breast Cancer

October 22, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — The Township of Scotch Plains is morning the passing of Councilwoman Rose Checchio, who died on Sunday following a long battle with breast cancer. 

Checchio was elected to the Council along with John Del Sordi in November 2014 following a contentious campaign battle. She was named Deputy Mayor by former Mayor Kevin Glover in 2015 and served as liaison to the ...

Councilman Dardia on Combating Crime in Westfield

October 12, 2018

Dear Residents,

Given the recent spate of burglaries in town, Westfield residents are on justifiably on edge. A number of neighborhood homeowners came to the town council meeting to express their legitimate concerns about community safety. No Westfield resident should live in fear of a home invasion.

They asked what precautions were being taken to prevent further criminal activity.

Statement from Dennis Cariello, Candidate for Board of Education

October 12, 2018

My name is Dennis Cariello and I am running for a seat on the Board of Education.  I ask that you please vote for me on Nov. 6.

I moved to Westfield in 2014 from Queens, NY and live in here with my wife and three daughters. We love living in Westfield and are thrilled to be a part of this wonderful community. It’s been my pleasure to coach basketball at the Westfield ...

Westfield Police Blotter: 4 vehicles Stolen, 7 Broken Into & More

October 17, 2018

Oct. 7, 2018

A BMW X5 went missing from a driveway in the 200 block of Sylvania Place on Oct. 7, police said. The car thief allegedly crept into the house and took the vehicle’s key and some of the residents' cash, according to police.

Oct. 10, 2018

Three residents of Columbus Avenue told police unknown persons entered their vehicles and rummaged through items inside, but did ...

Rake & Hoe Garden Club Clean Up at Jardine Academy

October 22, 2018

As part of its commitment to community service, members of the Rake & Hoe Garden Club of Westfield visited Jardine Academy in early October and worked with some of the students to clean up the gardens and plant daffodil bulbs. During the visit, the students gathered and sorted the material removed from the garden into compost and trash.  

The Jardine Academy, in Cranford, is operated ...

Westfield: Community Comes Out To Lincoln School Pumpkin Patch

WESTFIELD, NJ -- The Lincoln School PTO's annual pumpkin patch drew a crowd.

Addictive Behaviors That Affect Self-Esteem

Any activity, substance, object, or behavior that becomes the major focus of a person’s life to the exclusion of other activities or has begun to harm the individual whether it be physically, mentally or socially is considered an addictive behavior. A person can become addicted to anything whether it be shopping, surfing the internet, food, alcohol, drugs, compulsive gambling, sex, work, ...

Point View Q4 Newsletter Available Now

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Five Annuity Pitfalls
How to Pay for Long Term Care-And How Not to
The Long View: Stocks for the Next 20 Years
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AtlantiCast

AtlantiCast: Episode 21

On this week’s AtlantiCast, see who has the cleanest hands in health care, find out how Atlantic Health System is training the next generation of health care professionals, Overlook Medical Center joins the robot revolution and much more!

 

Update: Burton is Back; Black Cat Found in Westfield

Burton slipped through the fence in the area of North Chestnut and Winyah Avenue in Westfield Sunday, but returned thereafter, the owners said.

Autumn Air Conditioner Tune-Ups Just Make Sense

Last time we checked, it was barely the beginning of summer, and now it’s already autumn. How did your air conditioner hold up over the past few months? 

If you skipped having your system maintained in the spring or summer, it’s important make sure it’s still in good shape now so you can stay comfortable next season.

The number one cause of air conditioning and ...

'Other Desert Cities' unfolds with family secrets

‘Other Desert Cities’ unfolds with family secrets at Chatham Playhouse

By LIZ KEILL

CHATHAM, NJ – “Other Desert Cities,” the stirring drama by Jon Robin Baitz, revolves around a family’s loyalties and deceptions in a tony Palm Springs household. “Other Desert Cities” refers to the signs along the exit ramps on the California freeway.

The ...

Roz Thompson of AAA Northeast Speaks About Supporting the Community at Susan G. Komen Women's Wellness Expo

October 22, 2018

WAYNE, NJ - Roz Thompson, Public Affairs representative of AAA Northeast, spoke with TAPintoTV about the importance of supporting local communities at this year’s Women’s Wellness Expo, held at Passaic County Technical Institute.

"This Women's Wellness event is for everyone. We are here every year, and we will continue to be a support for our community," said ...

Irvington Man Arrested in Maplewood Home Invasion, Sex Assault, Authorities say

October 21, 2018

MAPLEWOOD, NJ -- A 40-year-old Essex County man was arrested Saturday in connection with an Oct. 16 sexual assault and home invasion, authorities said.

Authorities charged Muhammad Sharif, of Irvington, with aggravated sexual assault and burglary, acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II and Maplewood Police Chief Jim DeVaul announced on ...