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Letters to the Editor

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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Volunteers Wanted for Westfield’s Earth Day Cleanup April 26

By JACKIE LIEBERMAN

April 21, 2014 at 1:25 PM

WESTFIELD, NJ — In honor of Earth Day, the town of Westfield invites individuals, families and groups to volunteer for a spring cleanup event at green spaces all over town on Saturday, April 26, with a rain date of April 27. 

Volunteers are encouraged to bring a pair of gloves and a rake, if possible, and arrive at one of the following locations between 10 a.m. and noon, where a member of the town council or Green Team will coordinate clean-up activities: Brightwood Park, Gumbert Park (next to the basketball courts along North Avenue), Grove Street at Grandview Avenue, Memorial Park or Tamaques Park (in the picnic area).

Also, volunteers can help clean up and plant at Mindowaskin Park from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. with Friends of Mindowaskin Park (FOMP). Volunteers for this park should meet at the bandstand. FOMP will provide bagels, coffee and juice.

Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts who need to fulfill community service requirements are welcome to participate at any location. Minors must be supervised by a parent or adult guardian.

Drop-ins are welcome, but advance registration is encouraged. Email names and location you plan to assist to Mayor@westfieldnj.gov.