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Synopsis of a Westfield Board of Education Meeting

April 16, 2015

VIOLENCE, VANDALISM, SUBSTANCE ABUSE & HIB REPORT The State requires school districts to report on Violence, Vandalism, and Substance Abuse and Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying (HI...

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Today's Events

Police Blotter

In Westfield, Several Claims Of Fraud And Identity Theft Reported

April 22, 2015

April 21, 2015 4:20 p.m. Elizabeth Tedeschi, age 47, of Westfield responded to Westfield police department to satisfy an active traffic warrant issued by Westfield municipal court. The subje...

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Columns

Connecting Commerce and Community

GWACC Spring Fling

It’s that time of year again! Spring has sprung, and it is time for the 21st Annual Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce’s Spring Fling. The event will be held on the streets o...

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ViaNutrition

The 11 Commandments of Nutrition

Focus on eating nutrient dense food, not counting calories. This sounds counterintuitive but most nutrient-dense foods are not high in calories. Get your nutrients from foods, not supp...

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Evalyn Dunn Gallery

Get the Perfect Mother’s Day Gift at Evalyn Dunn Gallery

You must stop into Evalyn Dunn Gallery to see their great new gifts that have arrived just in time for Mother's Day. The gallery has expanded their jewelry department to include four new lin...

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Monday with Millicent

Mark Your Calendars for Girls’ Night Out in Westfield, April 23!

No matter what, Thursday, April 23, 2015 is the date you are due in Downtown Westfield for their grand and glorious Girls’ Night Out. From 5 to 9 p.m., you’re welcome to come and enj...

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Westfield Area Y

New 'Move it and Lose it' Coaching Program Launches at the Westfield Area Y

The Westfield Area Y is pleased to announce “Move It and Lose It,” an 8-week coaching program designed to motivate participants to success through teamwork. Participants will pic...

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In the Schools

Westfield High School Earns 6 Award Nominations for Fall Drama

The cast and crew of Westfield High School’s fall drama, "The Laramie Project," has been notified that the production received six Montclair State University "Theatre Night ...

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Join the Westfield Historical Society for Lunch and “Memories of Old Westfield”

By JACKIE LIEBERMAN

January 5, 2013 at 6:46 PM

WESTFIELD, NJ—On Wednesday, Jan. 9, longtime Westfield resident Bob Miller will present excerpts from the book “Memories of Old Westfield” by John Henry Frazee at the Westfield Historical Society’s monthly First Wednesday Luncheon.

Miller is the society’s program chairman, a member of the the Genealogical Society of West Fields and an “entertaining speaker,” according to Thena Rosahl, WHS Administrator.

The program will take place at noon at the Echo Lake Country Club, 515 Springfield Avenue, in Westfield.

John Henry Frazee was born in 1873 in a house where the town’s WWI monument stands today. According to Miller, this book conveys the feeling that Frazee enjoyed every minute of his long life in Westfield, from the pranks he played as a boy to learning masonry skills from his Uncle Milton. Other stories in the book tell of Westfield’s inns, its first church, the arrival of the railroad and even its first schools.

The book also contains a chart of Frazee’s noted family history, which includes his Aunt Betty Frazee of Revolutionary War fame.  

To reserve your place at the luncheon, call 908-233-2930.  The cost is $21 for members and $26 for non-members, including gratuity.

For more information about the Westfield Historical Society and its upcoming events, visit www.westfieldhistoricalsociety.org.