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Clark Target Reopens Monday After Early Morning Evacuation Due to Carbon Monoxide

July 26, 2021

CLARK, NJ — Elevated carbon monoxide levels at the Target on Central Avenue prompted the store's evacuation early Monday morning, authorities said.

The department store has since reopened.

Alarms began ringing just before 6:30 a.m. due to elevated carbon monoxide readings in the store, a fire chief said.

Clark Fire Chief Frank Cerasa said 60 employees and contractors were ...

Letter: Fields Project for Westfield Should be Unifying, not Divisive, He Says

July 23, 2021

On Wednesday, July 21, the town held its first meeting at Edison Intermediate School for the general public to discuss the Edison Fields Project, following a public invitation by Mayor Brindle, "I look forward to hearing from residents, athletic leagues, and other user groups to help us shape the best path forward." 

The meeting was well attended, well conducted and ...

Candidate Statement: Tolerance and Good Governance

July 20, 2021

By now I hope many of you know my name and that I am running for mayor. When I first announced my candidacy back in February I stated that I am running primarily because we don’t talk to each other with respect and civility any longer — we are no longer treating each other as neighbors. Open respectful discourse above all is necessary; we can agree to disagree on policies but we ...

Advocates Recognize Disability Pride Month and the Anniversary of the ADA

July 26, 2021

ROSELLE, NJ — July 26 marks the 31st anniversary of The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, a landmark piece of legislation that prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in several areas, including employment, transportation, public accommodations and access to government programs. July is also celebrated as Disability Pride Month.

Advocates at Community ...

Swingle on Market Fears: ‘Won't Get Fooled Again’

“Won't Get Fooled Again”

The Who from: Who's Next (1971)

 It’s a glorious day for a hike on your favorite trail. Suddenly you find yourself on high alert as a black bear crosses your path. Your natural fight-or-flight response takes over because we are hard-wired to react in a crisis. That black bear is like “looming” inflation or a ...

Afraid to Put Your Guard Down? Learn How To Establish Healthy Boundaries

Learning how to set personal boundaries and how to implement those boundaries is a topic that can either make or break a relationship. According to the dictionary a boundary is defined as “a line that marks the limits of an area; a dividing line.” In psychology, personal boundaries do just that. Boundaries help us clearly define our limitations and expectations for both ourselves ...

25 Homes Sold July 18-25 in Westfield Area

Provided by Susan Massa Broker Associate Keller Williams Premier Properties 908-400-0778.

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Hope Surges in Treatment of Advanced Melanoma

A decade ago, a diagnosis of metastatic melanoma was often tantamount to a death sentence: the five-year survival rate was below 5%. Advances in treatment have vastly altered that narrative. As director of Atlantic Health System’s Atlantic Melanoma Center, I have witnessed the long-term survival rate improve tenfold, and effective treatments continue to be developed.

The Atlantic ...

Westfield Police Blotter: Vehicle Thefts, Car Burglaries, Garage Burglary & More

July 20, 2021

7/11/2021 at 4:05 a.m. — DWI

Officers Natale and Forcenito arrested Akerra Mitchell, 36, of Newark, for driving while intoxicated pursuant to a motor vehicle stop on the 400 block of East Broad Street. Mitchell was processed and released to a sober adult with a pending Westfield Municipal Court date.

7/12/2021 at 3:10 a.m. — Attempted Home Burglary

Unknown suspect(s) ...

TAPinto Denville Franchisee Joins Senior Team of African American Chamber of Commerce of NJ

DENVILLE, NJ -- The African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (AACCNJ) announced the addition of Ferlanda Fox Nixon, Esq. -- franchisee, publisher, and editor of TAPinto Denville -- as chief of policy and government affairs. 

AACCNJ is a proactive advocacy group that provides a platform for New Jersey’s African-American business leaders to speak with a ...

The Never Ending Voice

When the Ten Commandments are repeated in the Torah as part of Moses' review of the Israelites' 40 years in the wilderness, Moses describes how G‑d spoke those words in "a mighty voice that did not end" (Deuteronomy 5:19). One of the explanations offered by Rashi is that Moses is contrasting G‑d's voice with human ...

Take Advantage of the New Tax Credit

Taxpayers who may qualify for the Advance Child Tax Credit should be aware of important changes that will help them receive advance payments of the credit.

 

The IRS will pay half of the credit amount due taxpayers in monthly payments on July 15, Aug. 13, Sept. 15, Oct. 15, Nov. 15 and Dec. 15, while taxpayers will claim the other half after filing their 2021 income tax ...

Dog Seen Running Loose in Westfield Saturday Morning

A white dog with curly hair was seen running around the Edgewood/Coleman/Hanford area of Westfield Saturday morning, July 17. Approximately 13-15 pounds, may be a poodle or Maltese mix. Described as very friendly.

If you have any information, call the Westfield Police Department at 908-789-4000 x0.

What is a Wasp

Every year, around 62 people die from hornet, wasp, or bee stings. These creatures may be little, but they can be very dangerous if you or someone you know has an allergy. 

You may be allergic to a particular insect, which means it's important to know the difference between them.

So what is a wasp? And how can you identify them? We'll discuss these ...

Westfield Student Connects With Senior Citizens for Environmental Outreach

Edison Intermediate School sixth-grader Madeline Cortes delivered flyers, brochures and other educational materials to Westfield Senior Citizens Housing on June 21.

It was part of an environmental outreach to share information about severe weather, extreme heat, wildfires, blizzards and other natural hazards.

The educational outreach was part of a sixth-grade research project on Natural ...

Daniel Anderl - Love Is Light 5K Race/Walk Attracts 1,000+ Participants, Raises $100K+ for Scholarships

NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ -- The original goals of the Love Is Light 5K Race/Walk on Saturday, July 17, in honor of Daniel Anderl were 500 participants and $100,000 for scholarships at St. Joseph High School. However, organizers announced that the event had more than double the number of participants, who included Gov. Phil Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy and Daniel's parents, Mark Anderl and ...

New Jersey Is 2021's 3rd Best School System in America: WalletHub Study

July 27, 2021

NEW JERSEY — The state was ranked as the country's third best school system in the country, according to personal finance website WalletHub's annual list States with the Best and Worst School Systems.

Only two states Massachusetts (No.1) and Connecticut (No. 2)  ranked higher New Jersey. New York (No. 14) and Pennsylvania (No. 24) finished in the top half ...

Obituaries

Apr 23, 1929 - Jul 20, 2021
Longtime Westfield resident, Mr. Kenneth Brown (PaPaDo), passed away on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at ...
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