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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

Burglaries Reported at Two Westfield Homes

April 15, 2015

April 15, 2015 1:24 a.m. Officers Bruno and Carrero arrested Marcin Krepula, age 38, of Clark for driving while intoxicated subsequent to a motor vehicle stop in the area of Nevada Street an...

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Columns

ViaNutrition

Partnering With a Health Coach to Achieve Personal Transformation

Many people find themselves in the grocery store, enticed by sugary treats or purchasing the same processed foods every week. Yet, they still find themselves with a mid-afternoon energy crash, u...

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Westfield Area Y

Westfield Area Y Thanks Volunteers in Honor of National Volunteer Week

In honor of National Volunteer Week, the Westfield Area Y is pleased to announce there were 504 individuals who donated their time and talent in 2014. The Y applauds their efforts. A special &ld...

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In the Schools

Westfield High School Donates to Good Cause

Westfield High School recently donated more than $2,000 to The Good Project to help construct a school in a remote village in Costa Rica. David Good, founder of the non-profit, The Good Project,...

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Monday with Millicent

Let’s Visit the Westfield Diner

309 North Avenue, Westfield Call: 908.233.5200 Hours: 6 a.m. to 1 a.m. Sunday to Thursday 6 a.m. to 2 a.m. Friday and Saturday 6 a.m. to 1 a.m. Sunday FYI: Casual dress. ...

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Connecting Commerce and Community

Young Entrepreneurs from GWACC Awarded Funding to Launch Startups

On Wednesday, April 1, 14 student entrepreneurs took to the stage to present their business plans before a panel of local leaders of industry and a public audience. The students were dressed as ...

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Experts of H.O.M.E.

National Window Safety Week is April 5-11

The Window Safety Task Force works year-round to promote window safety awareness, and every April it sponsors National Window Safety Week. For 2015, Window Safety Week is observed April 5-11. ...

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Take Five

Resources for a Rocky Marriage

If you’ve been married for more than two years, odds are, you’ve had several “moments” when you started thinking that the only way you could honor Til Death Do Us Part wo...

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Guest Column

Eating Fresh Made Easy

Sign-up time is here! The team at Just Farmed is busy prepping for our 2015 farm box season, which starts the week of May 4th and ends in December. Our mission is to deliver fresh...

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Westfield Area Y Offers Free Program Sampler for Young Adults with Special Needs

By JACKIE LIEBERMAN

May 10, 2014 at 10:10 AM

WESTFIELD, NJ — With proceeds from the Greta’s Run fundraiser held in September, the Westfield Area Y will offer a free program sampler for people with special needs ages 18 to 26 from the end of May through June.

The goal of the program sampler is to determine next steps for programming at the Y for young adults with special needs. Membership at the Y and Westfield residency are not required to participate.

Programs available are:

·         Fitness - Saturday, May 24, 2:30 p.m. until 4 p.m. in the Weldon Room, Westfield Area Y, 220 Clark Street, Westfield. 

·         Art – Saturday, June 7, 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. at the duCret School of Art, 1030 Central Avenue, Plainfield.

·         Cooking – Saturday, June 14, 2:30 p.m. until 4 p.m. at the Classic Thyme Cooking School, 710 South Avenue West, Westfield.

·         Swim/Social – Saturday, June 21, 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. at the Rooke Pool, Westfield Area Y, 220 Clark Street, Westfield.

·         Yoga – Saturday, June 28, 3 p.m. until 4 p.m. in the Weldon Room at the Westfield Area Y, 220 Clark Street, Westfield.

Registration has begun. Y Members can register online or at the Main Y Facility. Non Y-Members should email Ben Nanna at bnanna@westfieldynj.org to register.

Future programs will require a Y membership. Financial assistance is available and class cost will be subsidized by Greta’s Run proceeds. The Westfield Area Y accepts Easter Seals. 

Contact Nanna at 908-233-2700 x251 with questions or for additional information, or visit www.westfieldynj.org.