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First Responders Treated to a Barbecue at Arbor Terrace Mountainside

September 13, 2018

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – Who doesn’t like a free lunch? The offer to participate in the “BBQ for Badges” at Arbor Terrace Mountainside went out to first responders throughout the area a few weeks ago and, as expected, police officers, firefighters and EMTs dropped in from 11 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 12.

And, no one should be surprised that each group that spoke to ...

Despite Heat Advisory, Westfield Public Schools to Remain Open All Day Thursday

WESTFIELD, NJ — The National Weather Service has issued another heat advisory in effect for the area, in effect until Thursday at 7 p.m. Heat index values are expected to be around 100 degrees Thursday afternoon.

While some local school districts, including neighboring Scotch Plains-Fanwood, are sending kids home early Thursday, Westfield Public Schools — which now has air ...

Westfield Regional Health Department Releases Survey

WESTFIELD, NJ — The Westfield Regional Health Department, which serves Westfield, Chatham Borough, Fanwood, Garwood, Mountainside, New Providence, Roselle Park and Summit, is asking adult residents to take an online survey to help identify which topics it should focus on to improve public health within these towns.

“This survey is your chance to tell us what you think we should ...

Westfield Under Heat Advisory Tuesday and Wednesday

WESTFIELD, NJ —The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory in effect for the area from Tuesday at 11 a.m. until Wednesday at 9 p.m.

The combination of heat and humidity is expected to make it feel like it is 95 to 104 degrees late Tuesday morning through early Tuesday evening and again late Wednesday morning into early Wednesday evening.

Need a place to cool ...

Atlantic Health System Receives 2018 Hand Hygiene Excellence Award

Charlotte, N.C.– New Jersey-based Atlantic Health System has been awarded the 2018 Hand Hygiene Excellence Award from DebMed for having the “cleanest hands in healthcare” due to its high level of sustained hand hygiene compliance.

“We are incredibly proud that our dedication to hand hygiene and patient safety has been recognized with a 2018 Hand Hygiene Excellence ...

Westfield Couple Featured in National Commercial For Stroke Awareness

WESTFIELD, NJ ­­— Something just didn’t feel right that morning on Feb. 11, 2016.,Westfield resident Barry Rogers said. Rogers, now 63 years old, had a history of heart failure and atrial fibrillation (AFib), so his initial reaction was to ask his wife, June, to keep an eye on him.

“I just remember that I was feeling strange and having sensations that I ...


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Imagine Seeks Volunteers

September 21, 2018

Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss seeks 10 individuals for our October 19-22, 2018 volunteer facilitator training session.

Imagine peer support groups are the main source of support for grieving children and families in Union county and beyond. Groups are facilitated by trained adult volunteers who attend a 32-hour training and quarterly continuing education programs.  Volunteers ...