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370 Hoe Ave., Scotch Plains - Condo Alternative - $325,000

www.WelcomeHome123.com September 23, 2017

Welcome Home to this 3 bedroom, 2 full bath Colonial in Scotch Plains! A great Condo Alternative! The large, bright living room is open to the dining area, with a nice size kitchen and full bath completing the first floor. All 3 bedrooms and another full bath are on the second floor. The huge fenced-in backyard is perfect for all of your entertaining and has great storage in the shed. Central ...

1204 Prospect Street, Westfield NJ 07090

www.signaturerealtynj.com/?aios_agent=gail-brickman

Resting on almost 1/2 an acre of beautifully landscaped property, this contemporary custom colonial possesses an estate-style appeal.  Step inside, where an easy flowing floor plan caters to both entertaining and casual daily living.  Gleaming hardwood floors, a modern decor and fine detailing set the stage for a wide array of tastes and furnishings.  The family room, ...

1734 Central Avenue, Westfield

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Move right in! This stylish updated home offers a wonderful open floor plan, hardwood floors, and modern amenities throughout.  Gorgeous new kitchen with oversized island, quartz countertops, and high-end European appliances opens to the DR/LR with high ceilings and great natural light. Master BR with contemporary en-suite bath and plenty of organized closet space, 2 nice sized bedrooms and ...

812 Cleveland Ave., Scotch Plains, NJ For Sale

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Move right into this spacious 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath colonial and enjoy the beautiful views of Brightwood Park. The eat-in kitchen is open to the family room with gas fireplace. The great wet bar is conveniently located between the kitchen and dining room, perfect for entertaining. The second floor offers 4 bedrooms and laundry room. The master has a full bath and walk-in closet. Don't miss the ...

71 Glenwood Rd, Fanwood - For Rent

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Open concept California Split in desirable Fanwood neighborhood with hardwood floors throughout. Huge yard, separate rec room and partially finished basement with new washer and dryer. Kitchen with dishwasher, refrigerator and new range; dining area open to living room with wood burning fire place, 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths and central AC. Pets allowed. NO smokers at all. Landlord maintains ...

113 Summit Ct., Westfield, NJ

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Move right into this spacious 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bath colonial with finished basement. Enjoy the enormous back yard with deck and patio for your outdoor enjoyment. Hardwood floors throughout, ready for today's buyers. The first floor offers a huge living room with natural bright light, a nice size formal dining room with sliders to the deck, a large eat-in kitchen with granite overlooking the ...

8 Twin Oaks Drive, Edison $535,000

www.themavinsgroup.com

This 4 bedroom, 2 bath split level home on a cul de sac backs up to the Metuchen Golf and Country Club golf course. House is on a .51 acre tree-lined property.

Hardwood floors through most of house, new windows in all but ground floor.

North Edison Schools. House on a wonderful street with great potential and ready to make your own.

More information on Zillow.

3 Prescott Turn, Clark $414,900

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Move right into this newly updated home! Bright, eat-in kitchen complete with granite and stainless steel and dining area overlooking the huge yard with deck and patio. Updated bathrooms, refinished  hard wood floors and freshly painted throughout. Huge master bedroom with high ceiling and skylight. Beautiful, spacious finished basement with walk out. Much bigger than it looks, don't ...

517 Rockview Ave., North Plainfield - $275,000

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Beautiful fully renovated and expanded ranch with 3 beds 2 baths in the West End section. Magnificent eat-in kitchen with SS appliances and granite counter tops for an enjoyable meal preparation.  Taxes to be reassessed.

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Clark Historic Archives to be Unveiled to Public During Special Event

September 24, 2017

CLARK, NJ — On Friday, Sept. 29, Clark Township’s Online Historical Archives will be revealed during a special presentation at the Clark Library. The collection includes books, historic photos, yearbooks and images of old newspapers.  

The public is invited to join the Clark Library Board of Trustees, Friends of the Clark Library and other town officials at this ...

Linda Habgood Will Get the Job Done!

September 22, 2017

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I encourage the residents of Westfield’s 1st Ward to support the candidacy of Linda Habgood for town council. 

I’ve known Linda for 25 years and believe that her character, integrity, determination, and professional and community experience will serve the 1st Ward and the town extremely ...

Ward 2 Candidate Describes Road Safety Concerns

September 23, 2017

Dear Editor:

Summer is becoming a memory, school starts again for our children, and it is a time of new beginnings. For me, the campaign to become a second ward town councilman accelerates into full swing.

I have spent the last several months canvassing my ward, which encompasses Washington and part of Wilson school districts as well as a swath below South Avenue, listening to concerns ...

Union County College to Participate in National Day of Civic Hacking

September 24, 2017

 Come to Union County College to participate in a free coding session on the National Day of Civic Hacking. Union’s Director of Instructional Design Beth Ritter-Guth, will lead a session on coding relief projects for those affected by the recent hurricanes at Harvey and Irma.

The session will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thurs., Sept. 28, 2017, at the College’s Cranford campus ...

Westfield Police Blotter: Home Burglary Reported & More

September 20, 2017

September 14, 2017 8:50 a.m.

A resident of the 1000 block of Harding Street reports a theft to their motor vehicles while parked in the driveway of their residence. The vehicles were left unsecured during these incidents. Unknown actor(s) entered the one vehicle, a silver-colored Nissan Pathfinder, and removed approximately $5 in US coin currency. Actor(s) also entered a Nissan Maxima and ...

It Really Doesn't Pay to Wait to Buy or Sell a Home

There will always be those who try to "time the market," but there's one factor you can't know — when buying a home will become more expensive.

Certainly you can tell from recent trends whether or not prices and mortgage interest rates are in your favor. Monthly prices have risen year-over-year for three years. Mortgage interest rates are slowly rising, but remain at ...

Meet Jane Hoffman

Name: Jane Hoffman

Years in Westfield: She’s a lifer!

Family:

Christian Hoffman

Avery, 9

Claire, 8

Blythe, 7

Foster kids in New Jersey couldn’t dream of a better advocate than Westfield’s own Jane Hoffman, founder of A Birthday Wish. The big-hearted wife and mother of three ultimately left a career in finance to start the nonprofit, which makes ...

Dog Lost in Westfield

UPDATE: Juliet was found safe and has been reunited with her owner.

ORIGINAL POST: Juliet, a boxer, was last spotted at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday by the south side firehouse in Westfield on Central Avenue. 

If you see her, please call 908-380-3319.

Free Pass to School Events for Westfield Senior Citizens

The Westfield Public School District is once again providing a senior citizens’ “Golden Pass” to Westfield residents 65 years and older to attend many school-sponsored events for free.  The pass will provide free admission to events that normally collect entrance fees such as Westfield High School musicals, matinee performances of plays and certain concerts.  The pass ...

Westfield Area YMCA Celebrates International Dot Day in Early Learning Programs

The Westfield Area YMCA Early Learning programs recently celebrated International Dot Day.  During this day of creativity, courage and collaboration, all classes began by reading and discussing the book “The Dot.” The classes then participated in a variety of age-appropriate activities including creating art projects with dot paints, paper circles, and other round items.  ...

Op Ed: High Schools Should Teach Students CPR

September 18, 2017

You walked through the halls together. You sat together at lunch. You couldn’t wait to go to college together. But all of it was destroyed by one minute of that day. One minute she was smiling. The next she was on the floor, pale, and lifeless. I couldn’t save her. Everyone gathered around her as she choked, no one knew what to do. I lost my best friend that day because my education ...

Teens Complete Youth Facilitator Training at Imagine

On Saturday, Sept. 9, Imagine held its’ sixth youth facilitator training. Eighteen amazing young people, ages 14 to 18, attended the full day training which sensitizes teen participants to the issue of childhood grief, and prepares the youth to assist with the facilitation of peer-support groups for children who are coping with the death of a parent or a sibling.

Through the ...

Two Scams You Should Know About

Scam Alert 1: Fake Donations

It's a testament to the generosity of the people in our nation to want to pitch in and help those affected by a catastrophe. As we see all the destruction that Harvey and now Irma are imparting, our hearts go out to these folks, and we want to respond by opening our wallets.

Unfortunately, criminals and scam artists are counting on that generous spirit, too, ...

Saving for Higher Education

Saving for Higher Education

Part 1 – Six Options for Savings

 

Introduction

Your children’s education may be the most cost-intensive purchase you ever make. A family of three children that all attend private universities will likely pay close to $1 million for their degrees. No matter your personal financial objectives or your children’s choice of ...

Sam Shepard's 'Simpatico' takes off

Sam Shepard’s “Simpatico” has a forceful workout at McCarter Theatre.

By Liz Keill

PRINCETON, NJ – If you’re at all familiar with the works of Sam Shepard, you know that he writes about gritty, unforgiving characters in what appear to be hopeless situations.

In “Simpatico,” we learn that Vinnie and Carter are former partners in a race horse ...

Obituaries

Oct 24, 1926 - Aug 14, 2017
Elizabeth H. List, 90, of Westfield and Cape May, NJ, died peacefully surrounded by her family ...
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Belmar First Responders Pull 35 Swimmers from Perilous Ocean Waters Over Weekend

September 24, 2017

BELMAR, NJ — Despite a swimming ban on Belmar beaches triggered by dangerous rip currents, 35 people were pulled this weekend from the rough surf by first responders, according to authorities.

Although there were no serious injuries reported, ocean rescues on Sept. 23 and 24 kept the all-volunteer Belmar Water Rescue Team and Belmar First Aid Squad, as well as the police department, ...