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Union County Torah Center - Chabad, Westfield

Learning Hebrew: Ulpan Beginners Level 2 in ...

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Ulpan Beginners Level 2 at the Union County Torah Center - Chabad

The Union County Torah Center - Chabad at 111 Laurel Place in Westfield will be hosting a Ulpan Beginners Level 2 on Mondays 7:30 to 8:30pm starting July 15-August 26.

The style of the class is an active, hands-on approach towards basic conversational Hebrew, reading and writing. Students will learn slang, listen to songs ...

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Scotch Plains Township, Lidl, Issue Statements on Redevelopment at Snuffy's Pantagis Renaissance

September 19, 2019

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — The Township of Scotch Plains and German-owned supermarket chain Lidl have both issued statements on the current business arrangement between Lidl and the owners of Snuffy's Pantagis Renaissance catering and event facility. 

Confusion was abound on Wednesday as Snuffy's posted on social media that it is not closing and that media reports have been ...

Letter: Support Mark LoGrippo for Westfield Town Council

September 20, 2019

Dear Neighbors,

I met Mark LoGrippo when he first ran for 3rd Ward Councilman. He appeared at my doorstep and asked me if I would help walk the neighborhood and introduce him to my neighbors. I said "yes," and a new friendship was born.

I supported him then, and I continue to support him now. I admire his work ethic and his perpetual involvement in all things Westfield. He is ...

Candidate Statement: My Priorities as a Candidate for Westfield Board of Education

September 19, 2019

Westfield’s excellent public schools consistently evaluate more initiatives and priorities than we are able to fund. Therefore, the community relies on the Board of Education, Superintendent, principals and teachers to focus on the most important of the community’s priorities.

Some priorities remain constant, like attracting and retaining great teachers and creating a ...

Vinny's Pizza & Pasta Supports Local Police Department's Youth Initiative Program

September 19, 2019

Vinny's Pizza & Pasta, located at 28 Eastman Street in Cranford, is the proud sponsor of Detective Robert Jordan's trading card.

According to his trading card, Detective Jordan was hired as a Cranford Police Officer in January of 2008 after graduating from the Cape May County Police Academy. He is currently assigned to the Investigative Division as a ...

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!

 

Gold: Is it the Answer to this Market?

Recession concerns abound. Manufacturing worldwide is slumping, with the latest read in the US pointing to outright contraction.  

The much-feared yield inversion has occurred, linked historically with a follow-on recession. Haven assets, including sovereign debt, precious metals, and non-cyclical dividend paying stocks, have attracted much buying interest, as investors try ...

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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70 Years Ago, Camden Man Became Nation's First Mass Murderer

His name, like the names of his victims, is nearly forgotten. 

But what Howard Unruh did 70 years ago today in Camden, N.J. foreshadowed the insanity of mass shootings we live with today.

Insanity is the operative word here. From lockdown drills in nursery schools to bullet resistant backpacks, random mass shootings have become part of the “uniquely American” cultural ...

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 ...

Man Charged with Tearing Up Greens at Trump National Golf Course

September 11, 2019

BEDMINSTER, N.J. – A 26-year-old Milford man has been charged with criminal mischief after police say he tore apart the 11th and 13th greens at Trump National Golf Course with his car in two separate incidents, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

The suspect, Richard J. McEwan, was arrested at his Church Road home on Tuesday following an investigation, ...

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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