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Bear Sighted in Clark Early Sunday Morning

July 5, 2020

CLARK, NJ — Some Clark residents woke up to a visitor walking through their neighborhood this holiday weekend. According to Police Chief Pedro Matos, a black bear was sighted on Victoria Drive early Sunday.

Clark Police are monitoring the situation, and no additional wildlife personnel has been called in at this time, he said.

Matos is asking the public to stay away from the ...

Letter: Profit at Any Cost? Heartbroken Over Loss of an Historic Home in Westfield

July 6, 2020

To The Editor:

Recently, a 150+ year old Victorian was torn down in Westfield, next to my childhood home. Before its aging, longtime owners fell ill, it was a well-maintained property and stood testament to some of Westfield’s earlier times. It was the original clubhouse of the Westfield Tennis Club. The neighboring cluster of houses was built by Henry West (well-known premier ...

Upcoming Events

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Wed, July 8, 3:00 PM

Westfield High School, Westfield

Westfield High School Graduation 2020

Education

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Thu, July 9, 12:00 PM

Online, Westfield

Westfield Board of Education Meeting via Webex

Education

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Thu, July 9, 1:30 PM

Clark Volunteer Emergency Squad, Clark

Clark Blood Drive - Urgent Need! Appointments ...

Giving Back Health & Wellness

2020 General Election Policies

July 8, 2020

TAPinto is a network of more than 80 award-winning objective online local news sites. While we accept Letters to the Editor, we do not have an Editorial Page and do not provide our opinion on any elections or issues. We do not endorse candidates.

Like hardcopy newspaper, television, radio and other media, TAPinto provides opportunities for candidates to advertise. Such advertising ...

How Has The COVID-19 Lockdown Affected Our Relationship?

COVID-19 has reshaped our personal relationships. Life in lockdown has forced us to live in close proximity to one another and balance work, children, homeschooling and finances during an already stressful time. On the other hand, social distancing has isolated us from our friends, family, communities and activities that we once enjoyed.

Although we are beginning to see some sense of ...

29 Homes Sold June 28 - July 5 in Westfield, Scotch Plains, Fanwood, Garwood, Mountainside & Cranford

Twenty-nine homes were sold June 28 through July 5, 2020, in Westfield, Cranford, Mountainside, Scotch Plains, Fanwood and Garwood, according to the Garden State MLS.*

TOWN                  ADDRESS             STYLE    ...

6 Tips to Making the Most of Your Temporary Working from Home Space

When you first got word that your job would transition to a temporary work-at-home position, you may have had visions of curling up cozily on your coach with your laptop perched just so. You’d be in your pajamas or your favorite pair of comfy clothes and life would be awesome. You’d find that perfect balance between productive and relaxed.

Then reality hit. The couch isn’t ...

House Passes Five-Week PPP Extension

Congress has joined the Senate in extending the Paycheck Protection Program for small businesses.

The bill now goes to President Trump for signature. The extension is intended to provide more time for small businesses to apply for the approximately $129 billion in PPP funding remaining.

The loans are available to small businesses that were in operation on Feb. 15 with 500 or fewer ...

Community Conversations: How to Stay Safe this Summer

Is your family ready to enjoy summer – safely? On this Community Conversation, Atlantic Health System’s Christopher Zipp, DO, chair of the Department of Family Medicine at Morristown Medical Center, and a physician with Atlantic Medical Group shares some important tips on summer safety, and why, as we coexist with COVID-19 – if you don’t have a family doctor – you ...

A Faith Home Where all are Welcome … Virtually!

At First Congregational Church, whether you cross our threshold in person or virtually, you will enter a spiritual community with a long and rich history of encouraging freedom of thought and a strong commitment to supporting and serving those who are socially and economically disadvantaged.

Though FCC’s church building has been closed during this unprecedented challenging time, the ...

Travel and Entertainment Stocks: Still Too Early?

As America went into lockdown from the fiercest pandemic in a century, travel took a back seat to safety and home.  Vacations, commuting, dining out, attending sporting events, trips to casinos, all came to a screeching halt.  These businesses closed their doors, furloughed their employees and went into survival mode.  They hoped to shepherd their cash to make it through a ...

Cat Missing from Westfield Home

Hudson, an indoor cat, got out Sunday night and has not come home.

If anyone spots him (he’s super friendly), please email smbeliveau@gmail.com. 

Where There's a Will There's a Why

Why do certain people find satisfaction in Judaism while others are bored stiff? Why is faith exciting for some and irrelevant for others, a joy for one guy and an absolute burden for the next? One fellow cannot imagine going to work without first putting on his tefillin and the other hasn't seen his tefillin since his bar mitzvah 40 years ago. This woman ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Kathy Cryan of TAPinto Union

The featured TAPinto franchisee for the month of July 2020 is Kathy Cryan, who owns and operates TAPinto Union.  With a background in business, Cryan has amassed a very large readership, routinely breaking 150,000 pageviews per month with more than 3,500 residents subscribed to the free daily newsletter and almost 5,000 followers on Facebook, while building a profitable online ...

Don’t Let Emotional Investing Cloud Your Judgement

It’s important to maintain a level head in times of market turbulence. But that is often easier said than done, especially in the heat of market volatility. Even with the best intentions, investors can be challenged by their own bias and emotions when it comes to making investment decisions.

Emotional investing may be amplified during periods of market stress. But by understanding your ...

Union County Residents: Make One Change

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is asking county residents to join a global initiative to reduce their plastic waste during the month of July, and hopefully long after.  Plastic Free July is a world-wide movement that encourages people to become part of the solution to plastic pollution – so we can all have cleaner streets, oceans and beautiful litter-free ...

Rutgers President Holloway Addresses Whether There Will Be a Football Season

July 7, 2020

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Jonathan Holloway answered questions about a pandemic, a multimillion dollar budget shortfall and more during his first news conference as Rutgers president.

The news conference, however, ended on a lighter note.

“If there is no football season,” one reporter asked Holloway, “will you be going to your peers at Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio State and ...

Obituaries

Jun 18, 1944 - May 1, 2020
John La Forte, of Edison, NJ passed away early Friday morning May 1, 2020, due to ...
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