August 12, 2014 at 11:52 AM
WESTFIELD, NJ—News 12 New Jersey will visit Downtown Westfield Friday, Aug. 15, for its “On The Road 2014” series, the news channel announced Tuesday. The live broadcast with Carissa Lawson and Dave Curren, which will take place from 5 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. during the channel’s newscast, will highlight the people, businesses and landscape of Westfield.
Fans are encouraged to head downtown to view and take part in the segments, according to Event Coordinator Melissa Ibarra. TAP into Westfield will publish the exact location of the broadcast when it has been determined.
“This year is all about how New Jersey continues to recover and to celebrate the progress since Superstorm Sandy,” Randal Stanley, News 12 New Jersey news director said of the 14-week series. “Each year, ‘On The Road’ captures the genuine Jersey spirit unique in each community. Our News 12 New Jersey viewers invite us into their hometowns to share what makes them ‘Jersey Strong.”
The segment can be seen live on channel 12 on Optimum TV, Service Electric and Time Warner Cable systems in New Jersey, and on channel 62 (HD1218) on Comcast of New Jersey. It will also be available on-demand on News 12 Interactive, channel 612 on Optimum TV.