Business & Finance

August 29, 2019

WESTFIELD, NJ — The longtime director of the special improvement district for Downtown Cranford will head up the government entity managing Westfield’s business district for the next six months. Kathleen Miller Prunty will serve as the interim director for the six-month term beginning Sept. 3, ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Downtown Westfield’s fashion show Sept. 8 will have something for everyone, organizers promise, as they team up with Runway of Dreams to include clothing designed for people with disabilities. “We were inspired by Charlotte Cohen and Jillian LiConti, students of Westfield High ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Spots reserved for movie posters on the building’s exterior had been stripped bare, and the lights inside were dark at a time when the Rialto Theatre might typically be preparing for a busy Friday night showing. The Rialto Theatre shut its doors suddenly this week, surprising the ...

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Updated at 1:49 p.m. Aug. 23 WESTFIELD, NJ — The nearly 100-year-old Rialto Theatre has closed, catching municipal officials and the public by surprise. The marquee of the movie theater on Friday advised that the theater is closed and told the public to call New Vision Cinemas for refunds. A ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — It’s the creepy story this town wants everyone to know about. It’s also a bit kooky. Leveraging both the success of last year’s town-wide festival honoring town native Charles Addams and the release of a new animated “The Addams Family” film set for October, organizers in ...

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GARWOOD, NJ — Clearsmile Orthodontics hosted a Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce networking happy hour Tuesday at their new office on North Avenue. “It was great meeting other business owners in the community,” said Clearsmile owner Phil Messer. “I was really happy with the ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Now in its 24th season, the Westfield Farmers Market is in full swing every Saturday morning from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. through October at the North side of the town’s train station. The market is sponsored by Two River Community Bank and run by the Greater Westfield Area Chamber ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Downtown Westfield Corporation’s longtime executive director is no longer serving in that position – effective nine days ago. Patricia Hanigan, who chairs the DWC's Board of Directors, said the decision to end Executive Director Sherry Cronin’s tenure as head of the government ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Everyone thinks his or her dog is the cutest, but is it — really? The public will have the opportunity to find out as Downtown Westfield Corporation prepares for the Dog Days of Summer to be held Sunday, Aug. 11, from 10:30 a.m. – noon on Quimby Street. Downtown Westfield ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — With the help of generous donors and a local artist, the town is looking to give a train underpass in the downtown a fresh look. With a $20,000 state grant in hand, at least $10,000 in private donations and more monies that organizers anticipate from a crowdfunding campaign, the ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ – The town's first responders will participate in a national event to better police and community relationships next week. The public will have the opportunity to meet Westfield police officers – along with firefighters and DPW workers – see demonstrations of emergency equipment, ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ – With the combination of the annual Pizza Run and the Sweet Sounds Downtown Music Festival Wednesday, navigating the downtown will be more complex than usual. The 5K race typically draws more than 2,400 runners from the region, according to the Downtown Westfield Corporation, ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ – The Weather Service had anticipated a high temperature of 92 degrees, but the atmosphere seemed much cooler on Quimby Street Sunday as some 400 families took part in the 2nd Annual Westfield Winter Wonderland in July festivities. Quimby Street was closed to traffic for the free ...

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