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Westfield PBA Local 90 to Host Car Show Charity Event

September 22, 2017

WESTFIELD, NJ – The Westfield Policemen's Benevolent Association has organized the first-ever Westfield Car, Motorcycle and Jeep charity event with all proceeds going toward the PBA Local 90.

The show will be held in the South Avenue Westfield train station parking lot on Saturday, Oct. 7, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., sharing the space with the Westfield ...

Westfield Mourns the Loss of Beloved Holiday Icon

WESTFIELD, NJ – The people of Westfield are mourning the loss of Tom Pearson, lovingly known as the town Santa Claus, who died on Wednesday, Sept. 13. After nearly 20 years in the role of Santa, hundreds of local families had come to cherish their time with him every year.

Pearson was 70 years old.

Sherry Cronin, executive director of the Downtown Westfield ...

Atlantic Health Hosts ‘Camp Clover,’ Providing Hope and Healing for Bereaved Children

WARREN, NJ – Paige Snyder was 11 when her mother, Roseann, passed away from cancer at the young age of 48. When Paige heard about Camp Clover Bereavement Camp, she was hesitant but eager to find some healing after such sadness. The camp turned out to be a more inspiring and uplifting experience than she ever imagined.

The sharing circles and activities helped develop the coping skills ...

Westfield PAL Football Presents 7-Year-Old Battling Leukemia with ‘Tough Guy’ Award

WESTFIELD, NJ – Hundreds of players, coaches and parents gathered to witness the presentation of Westfield PAL’s first-ever “Tough Guy” Award Saturday to 7-year-old Westfield boy Gavin Callow, who is fighting leukemia.

Westfield PAL President John Dugan awarded Callow with a plaque.

“Our program is based on respect, hard work and ...

Westfield Preschool Teacher, Cancer Survivor Coordinates 5th Annual Miracles for Myeloma 5K

WESTFIELD, NJ – Runners and walkers alike will tie up their laces for a good cause Saturday at the Miracles for Myeloma 5K in Clark. The race aims to raise money for the International Myeloma Foundation in the fight against the incurable and often unfamiliar disease.

Multiple myeloma is a cancer of the plasma cells in the blood. The disease is characterized by low blood counts, bone and ...

Podcast: Get to Know Westfield Chief Spirit Officer Meaghan Murphy

WESTFIELD, NJ — Meaghan Murphy, Westfield’s chief spirit officer, talks about what motivates her to volunteer, the controversy over the “Bestfield” movement that she created and loving where you live.

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Get to Know Westfield High School Principal Derrick Nelson

Chat with Retiring Westfield Recreation Department Director Bruce ...

‘Bestfield’ Shopping, Book Signing Event in Westfield Draws a Crowd

WESTFIELD, NJ — A special back-to-school “Bestfield” shopping event was held at Downtown Westfield’s  Athleta Thursday night, featuring a book signing by Laurie Gelman, author of the bestselling novel “Class Mom.”

Anne Laird, owner of The Town Book Store, said that she nearly sold out her 75 copies of the book.

“What I really love about this is ...

Westfield Residents Encouraged to Volunteer at Local USO Center

WESTFIELD, NJ — Karen Golden, manager of volunteer services for the United Services Organizations (better known as the USO) and a Westfield resident, spoke at Tuesday night’s town council meeting to encourage people to volunteer with the organization at its newest local center at Newark Airport.

The USO helps members of the military and their families.

“We need ...

TAPinto Westfield Profile: Nancy Priest, President of the Westfield Historical Society

WESTFIELD, NJ — Nancy Priest has made significant contributions of her time and talents to Westfield since she moved here from Stubenville, Ohio, just shy of 50 years ago when she and Bill Priest planted their roots here. She has been dedicated to town affairs and beautification ever since.

At first they lived in the Forest Avenue apartment before buying a home on ...

Hundreds Attend Westfield Area YMCA’s 5K Run for Everyone

WESTFIELD, NJ — More than 500 people participated in the Westfield Area YMCA’s 5K Run for Everyone Sunday. The annual run/walk/roll supports the Y’s Dragonfly program, which offers physical, recreational and social classes for young adults with special/adaptive needs.

“With funding from this run, we will expand to include classes for teens with special needs, so ...

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Wardlaw Hartridge Students Participate in Community Service Projects

September 23, 2017

Middle School students have begun the school year by participating in two community service projects. Families worked with members of Jersey Cares and Union County Parks Departments to restore and rehabilitate trails at the Watchung Reservation on Sept. 9.

On the following Saturday, Sept. 16, nine students and their parents took part in our first Service Learning Day at the Highlands Long Term ...