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Sun, November 18, 2:00 PM

Miller-Cory House Museum, Westfield

18th Century Thanksgiving Day


Add to My Calendar 11/18/2018 2:00pm 11/18/2018 4:00pm America/New_York 18th Century Thanksgiving Day

Experience the atmosphere of a traditional colonial Thanksgiving at the Miller-Cory House Museum. Members of the Cooking Committee will demonstrate the preparation of an early American Thanksgiving feast over the museum’s open-hearth fire, using colonial recipes and seasonal ingredients. (Please note that this is a demonstration only; dinner is not being served.)

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Clark Will be Home of L’Oréal's New Research and Development Center

November 14, 2018

CLARK, NJ – L’Oréal plans to build a new Research and Development facility on Terminal Avenue according to Clark Business Administrator John Laezza. 

Laezza  revealed during a recent Chamber of Commerce meeting that Clark was competing with Berkley Heights to be the future home of this corporate investment. Laezza said he has been in negotiations with ...

Letter: A Hearty Thanks for AddamsFest 2018

November 10, 2018

To The Editor:


As a 30-year resident of Westfield, I would like to thank Mayor Brindle, the Town Council and Adrian Pastore for all of their efforts of putting together Addamsfest.


What a great way to honor the history of our town by celebrating one of its famous past residents with a series of exciting events that could be appreciated by all ages. Week-long ...

Westfield Police Blotter: Arrests For Shoplifting, Outstanding Warrant

November 14, 2018

Nov. 11 at 09:43 a.m.

Officers arrested Andre Thomas, 22, of Plainfield, in connection with a shoplifting reported at an undisclosed business in the 200 block of West South Avenue, police said.

Westfield officers turned Thomas over to the South Plainfield police department on an outstanding warrant and issued him a summons for the suspected shoplifting, police said.

Nov. 12

Westfield ...

Christmas Craft, Gateways to History and Winter Wonder Foods Complete November Programs at Westfield Memorial Library

November 14, 2018

(November 14, 2018) – The three final programs for the month of November at the Westfield Memorial Library are an adult Christmas craft, a historical program on Morristown during the Revolutionary War and the secret of winter wonder foods. The library is located at 550 East Broad Street.


Librarian Marge Barkan will lead a class on Tuesday, November 27 from 2:00 to 3:30 pm on ...

Veterans Day: Westfield Schools Honor Those Who Served

WESTFIELD, NJ -- Students and staff across the Westfield Public School District honored the nation’s military veterans on Nov. 12 with assemblies and commemorations thanking them for their service and sacrifice.

"We should not forget how difficult it must be for them to leave their families and put themselves in harm's way," said Andrea Hanchuk, a seventh-grader at ...

Column: What Does Retirement Look Like, Reinvented?

Retirement means different things to different people.

You might think of it as a standing tee time at Echo Lake Country Club, while your neighbor would like to hop on a six-month cruise around the world. Many millennials and younger professionals aren’t thinking about retirement in that traditional sense at all, as they face the burdens of student loan debt and an uncertain future ...

Proper Ventilation During the Holiday Season

With everyone home for the holidays, the extra bodies, shower use, and cooking power in your home can really bring up the heat. While that’s nice for your heating bill, it may cause unwanted ventilation issues in your home.


Remember a few tips for keeping smoke out of your eyes and steam from coming out your ears while your kitchen works overtime:

Use the hood ...

No One Can Make You Feel Guilty

We often think that others are responsible for making us feel guilty. This is not true.

Others may try to manipulate us by saying certain things to make us feel guilty and at times they are very effective in causing us self doubt. However, the reason that manipulators are able to make us feel guilty is that a part of us agree with their message and the doubt already exists in our head.

For ...

Dog Found in Westfield

Dog found running across Mountain Avenue in Westfield with her leash attached. Described as a very friendly little black dog. Taken to Westfield Police Department.

If you recognize her, call Westfield Police at 908-789-4000.

The Monster Lurking In Your Paycheck

Halloween may be over but, for certain taxpayers, there could be some spine-chilling moments ahead. With the tax reform bill passed at the very end of 2017, lower tax rates are in effect and you are likely seeing the benefits directly in your paycheck. Those larger amounts in your bank account, however, may be providing you with a false sense of security.

Indeed, the Federal income tax rates ...

The Matchmaker

Once upon a time, a pious Jew was traveling through the countryside in Eastern Europe. He came to a shtetl where the local schochet (ritual slaughterer) had just taken ill. The town butcher had no one to do the slaughtering and was desperate when he bumped into the visitor. The traveler looked pious and G‑d fearing (perhaps he wore a black hat and a beard) so the butcher ...

Pittsburgh Memorial Invocation

November 2, 2018

Rabbi Levi Block – Remarks & Prayer at Seton Hall Law School “Service of Remembrance–Tree of Life Synagogue,” Oct. 31, 2018

Dean Boozang, Father Gengaro, esteemed faculty members, members of the Jewish Law Students Association, Students of Seton Hall Law School, ladies and gentlemen:

Thank you for including me in today’s Service of Remembrance for ...

15 Homes sold 10/26/18 thru 11/3/18 In Westfield, Fanwood, Mountainside, Scotch Plains, Cranford

Fiftteen homes were sold Oct. 26 2018 through Nov. 3 2018 in Cranford Westfield Scotch Plains Mountainside and Fanwood.

TOWN                  ADDRESS             STYLE    ...

Worst October for Markets Since 2008 Offers Bargains for Investors

They say buy low, sell high. This month’s global sell off, with all major indices having reached correction territory, and several in brutal bear markets, is yielding mouthwatering bargains.

Let’s be clear, momentum traders, algo players, nervous nellies, and a whole host of non-fundamental players, indeed speculators, could force prices down to even lower levels.   ...


AtlantiCast: Episode 22

On this week’s AtlantiCast, learn how Atlantic Health System is accelerating the pace of medical breakthroughs in the fight against cancer, AHS and the New York Jets make a crucial catch, meet New Jersey’s only cardiac “Shock Team,” find out some key warning signs to know if you have Thyroid Cancer and much more!


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Morristown Medical Center Becomes First Hospital to Implement BEACON Advanced Energy Laser System

Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center has become the first hospital to implement the BEACON Advanced Energy Laser System, a unique tissue-sparing, CO2 laser-driven system which enables physicians to conduct complex surgeries in space-restricted areas of the body with greater accuracy and precision than ever before.

While flexible fiber-based CO2 surgery has long ...

Fair In Springfield Connects Special Needs Families, Youths With Services

November 13, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- Thera-Palooza, a special needs therapy fair, was held here recently at the Hilton Garden Inn.

Over 40 therapists, doctors and other practitioners, who serve people with special needs spoke with parents at the fair. The experts included speech therapists, occupational and physical therapists, social skills coaches, ABA therapists and cognitive therapists, among ...

Missing Mountain Lakes Teen Found Safe

November 13, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ — Law enforcement officials have stated that Thomas Kolding, the missing 15 teenager from Mountain Lakes, has been found. According to police, he is safe.

Kolding has been missing since Oct.30. Law enforcement confirmed that he traveled by train from Denville to Newark - Broad Street Station. From there, he traveled by train from Broad Street Station to ...