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Westfield Students Hash Out Feelings About Hate Crimes

WESTFIELD, NJ — A spike in hate crimes was the topic of a discussion that included community leaders at Westfield High School this week.

8 Things To Do in Westfield Thanksgiving Week: Turkey Trot, Local Deals, Tree Lighting & More

WESTFIELD, NJ – Blue Devils football will be pitted against Plainfield in a Thanksgiving away game. The downtown will abound with festive sounds and ...

Raritan Valley Community College dance and music students set December performances

Raritan Valley Community College's (RVCC) Visual and Performing Arts Department will present DanceWorks, an evening of student and faculty dance, ...

Prom 2018 photos: Westfield High School prom at Chez Josef in Agawam

The 2018 Westfield High School prom was held on Thursday, May 31 at Chez Josef in Agawam.

Westfield High School Class of 2018 encouraged to be kind and laugh (photos)

WESTFIELD - The Westfield High School Class of 2018 received congratulations and advice from classmates, teachers, Superintendent Stefan Czaporowski ...

Westfield High School Sophomore Dies; Counselors on Hand at School

WESTFIELD, NJ — Carthoris “Carter” Uziel, a sophomore at Westfield High School, died Sunday night, according to Westfield Public Schools and a letter sent to ...

Westfield High School to perform High School Musical, Nov. 1-3  Waushara Argus

Westfield High School is proud to present their rendition of High School Musical to the community Nov. 1-3 at the Westfield High School Auditorium. The cast ...

NJ Monthly Ranks Westfield High School No. 37 in State

WESTFIELD, NJ — In its September issue, New Jersey Monthly ranks Westfield High School No. 37 on its list of top 100 public high schools in the state. The last ...

Westfield High students receive early college acceptance, scholarships, including at Harvard

Westfield High School student Kristen Stawasz accepted to Harvard University.

Westfield superintendent names interim athletic director

WESTFIELD - Daniel Trudeau will serve the Westfield Public Schools as interim athletic director. Superintendent Stefan Czaporowski made the announcement ...

Westfield WR Morin captures Player of the Week  WTOP

Westfield High School senior wide receiver and defensive back Taylor Morin earned Player of the Week honors. See why and vote for the next Game of the ...

Westfield High School lands $10K after winning first place in District Attorney Gulluni's 'Stop the Swerve' contest

WESTFIELD - Westfield High School earned the first place Public *Service* Announcement award in Hampden District Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni's annual Stop ...

228 Housing Units to be Built Along Terrill Road in Scotch Plains

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — The Scotch Plains Planning Board unanimously endorsed a redevelopment plan for the Parker Gardens property on Terrill Road ...

Details Emerge About Swastika Incident at Elementary School in Westfield

WESTFIELD, NJ – The boy who scrawled a swastika into a bathroom at Franklin Elementary School showed off the symbol of hate to three other youths, two of ...

Bonny Westfield: Tartan featuring colors of city schools supports scholarships (photos, video)

Scarves made in the pattern are on sale for $65. Ties are on sale for $55.

2018 Westfield Fair draws crowds despite showers

Despite a mixed bag of weather, the Westfield Fair went on this weekend, drawing crowds for a blend of agriculture, amusements and entertainment.

Terrific Guy: Ex-Westfield Sports Star Mourned After Crash  Westfield, NJ Patch

'Terrific Guy' Remembered After Fatal Crash - Westfield, NJ - Former coaches said Maurice Boatwright had a positive attitude, a fierce competitive streak and a ...

Going To Westfields Addamsfest 2018? Check Out Our Guide  Westfield, NJ Patch

Weekend-long festivities in Westfield include family activities, art exhibit, films, beer garden, trunk-or-treat and masquerade ball. By Russ Crespolini, Patch Staff ...

Westfield High science and engineering Fair is Feb. 8

Westfield High Schol student Kristen Stawasz advanced to the International Science Fair last year, starting her project at the annual WHS Science and ...

AddamsFest: Westfield Celebrates Charles Addams

Born in Westfield, NJ in 1912, Charles Addams was one of America's greatest cartoonists. His most well-known creation, The Addams Family, grew from an ...

Westfield schools, Holyoke CareerPoint partner to prep students for workforce

CareerPoint and the WHS Career Center are teaming up to give students and businesses opportunities to connect.

Westfield Calls for End to 'Madness' After Pa. Synagogue Massacre

Local Police, Other Agencies Tighten Security At Jewish Institutions. WESTFIELD, NJ – Community members came together in a vigil after what is being ...

Noreaster Ambience Shuffles AddamsFest Locations  Westfield, NJ Patch

WESTFIELD, NJ - Ambience is how AddamsFest organizers are describing the wet and windy weather expected to slam New Jersey Friday night into Saturday, ...

Addams Tavern to Run Beer Garden at Westfield's AddamsFest this Fall; Town to Partner with Lyft for Event

WESTFIELD, NJ — Quimby and Elm Streets in Downtown Westfield will become “Charlie's Ale Garden” on Saturday, Oct. 27, as part of the town's first ...

Dinner Party on Union — Westfield's pricey long-table outdoor dinner party — nears a sellout  Indianapolis Star

Westfield's first Dinner Party on Union — an outdoor dinner party at a table the length of two football fields along Union Street — aims to bring hundreds together ...

After Pittsburgh Shooting, Westfield Temple to Hold Vigil

The greater Westfield and Union County communities are invited. WESTFIELD, NJ – A local temple will hold a vigil following the shooting at a synagogue in ...

Prom 2017 photos: Westfield High School celebrates at Chez Josef in Agawam

The 2017 Westfield High School prom took place at Chez Josef in Agawam on Thursday, May 25.

Westfield High students experience the perils of distracted driving

Westfield High School student Paul piepergerdes crashes during a distracted driving simulator where he had to try to text and drive. (Hope E. Tremblay Photo).

Franklin Avenue School principal candidates to meet with Westfield community Tuesday

Two finalists for the Franklin Avenue Elementary school principal position will meet with the public April 3, 2018, in Westfield.

Police Continue Investigation into Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School Graffiti

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — Scotch Plains police are continuing their investigation into the inflammatory graffiti spray-painted onto the back wall of Scotch ...

Student Rally Addresses Hateful Graffiti at Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – Following an incident of racist and anti-Semitic graffiti being spray-painted onto the back wall of Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School ...

Westfield VIPS seeks volunteers for Credit for Life event

The Westfield Volunteers In Public Schools need 80 volunteers to work at various booths during the Credit For Life program March 14 at Westfield State ...

Ice Rink Slides Into Westfield With Much Fanfare Sunday

WESTFIELD, NJ – An 8.3-acre park on the town's border with Garwood is home to a regulation size ice hockey rink, at least for the next three months. Several ...

Rumors of gun-related threat at Westfield High School not credible, superintendent says

WESTFIELD - Rumors of a gun-related threat circulating at Westfield High School today are not credible, Superintendent of Schools Stefan Czaporowski said.

Italian-American Heritage Celebrated at Westfield's Columbus Day Ceremony

WESTFIELD, NJ — The town celebrated the contributions of Italian Americans and Italian American heritage for the second year in a row on Sunday.

Westfield Washington Schools to hold 'Parent University'  WISH-TV

WESTFIELD, Ind. (WISH) -- One school district is inviting parents back to the classroom. Westfield Washington Schools is holding an event called "Parent ...

Student news: Hands-on learning focus of Westfield school's STEAM event

News of school programs and student accomplishments of all ages from Hunterdon and Somerset counties and beyond.

Westfield marks Veterans Day with parade, ceremony

Westfield's veterans *service* director brought to tears by ceremony.

Westfield's 'AddamsFest' Is Monthlong Celebration of Halloween  NJNext

by NJ NEXT. Editor's note: the Halloween festivities on Saturday, October 27 will now be held at a New Location: South Avenue Train Station Parking Lot.

Westfield H.S. theater students receive acting awards

Westfield High School senior Julian Mazzola received the Foxy Award for Outstanding Performance by a Lead Actor in a Comedy at this year's Montclair State ...

Seth Lombard-Hawthorne pleads guilty to manslaughter in heroin overdose death of Westfield high school student

Seth Lombard-Hawthorne was charged with involuntary manslaughter in connection with the heroin overdose death of Lillian Anderson, 16, of Westfield.

Westfield Mayor Shelley Brindle's Update: Oct. 9, 2018

MAYOR'S UPDATE 10/9/18. We have so much going on around town: from the parking lot 7 improvements, to the Mindowaskin playground, to the Wicked ...

Westfield PAL President John Dugan Gets His Due at Tamaques

WESTFIELD, NJ – It was a day of many Dugans at Tamaques Park. The Westfield Police Athletic League flag football program honored its founder John Dugan, ...

Westfield Public Schools Celebrate High School and Intermediate Music Honors

Westfield High School sophomore Brooke Walden auditioned and was selected to the New Jersey All-State Wind Ensemble and Orchestra for a second straight ...

Westfield transition program students to share their view of the city

A grant from the Westfield Education Foundation to the East Mountain Transition Program will bring the Photo Voice project to students there.

Video: Westfield's Temple Emanu-El Welcomes Refugee Families at Saturday Morning Fun Club

WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield residents Alissa Berger and Jenny Tananbaum, along with a rotating group of about 75 volunteers, greet refugee families nearly ...

The life of a long snapper: Upside down and anonymous (until something bad happens)  Indianapolis Star

The long snapper is rarely noticed. That is, at least, until a football goes sailing over the head of the punter.

New film remembers long-gone West Jefferson community of Westfield, home of Mays, Clemon

A new documentary film recalls the long-gone West Jefferson community of Westfield, where such notables as U.W. Clemon and Willie Ways grew up. The film is ...

Westfield schools report seven cases of whooping cough

Western Mass News reported five of the cases have been confirmed at Westfield High School.

Chris Tolpa-Matuszczak named principal of Franklin Avenue School in Westfield

Interim Principal Chris Tolpa-Matuszczak will be the permanent principal at Franklin Avenue School in Westfield starting July 1.

Words Unspoken: Summer camp aims to build confidence in youths who stutter

Brandon Towle, founder of Camp Words Unspoken, a camp for young adults who stutter. (Photo submitted). Comment. By Hope E. Tremblay.

Seven Westfield teachers land 2018 Pioneer Valley Excellence in Teaching Award

Westfield educators receive Pioneer Valley Excellence in Teaching Awards.

After finishing jail term for manslaughter, Westfield man must warn others about danger of sharing lethal drugs

SPRINGFIELD - When Seth Lombard-Hawthorne finishes his manslaughter jail sentence, he'll start visiting schools to warn teenagers about the danger of ...

Meet the Westfield Woman Running for County Government

WESTFIELD, NJ — A Westfield resident hasn't sat on the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders in 14 years, but Kim Palmieri-Mouded, a Westfield mother ...

Responding to Transit Issues, Westfield Mayor Gives Update on Efforts of Mayors Coalition of Raritan Valley Line

WESTFIELD, NJ — In a press release Wednesday, Mayor Shelley Brindle provided an update to Westfield residents about her efforts as co-chair of the Mayors ...

2016 Westfield High School Prom

The 2016 Westfield High School prom was held on Thursday, May 26, at The Log Cabin in Holyoke.

Man Arrested in 'Upskirting' Incident at Route 22 Target

UNION, NJ – A Dingman's Ferry, PA, man was arrested last week for invasion of privacy for taking photos under the dress of a woman at the Target store on ...

What you need to know about Westfield Washington Schools in 30 seconds  Indianapolis Star

Westfield Washington Schools is the public school district for the booming city of Westfield. It's known best for receiving strong community support, and its nearly ...

Remembering Red Kowalczyk, Westfield's 'Sprinting Blacksmith'

In the pantheon of athletes from Westfield, Walter "Red" Kowalczyk rates a special place. He not only had size and speed, he had a work ethic that he learned ...

Westfield teens plan concert to benefit Kinship Fund for homeless teens

Cousins Emery and Carly James spearhead concert in Westfield to benefit homeless teens.

Westfield man sentenced to 42 months in jail in 16-year-old girl's overdose death

SPRINGFIELD -- A Westfield man was given a 42-month jail sentence Thursday for giving heroin to a 16-year-old girl who suffered a fatal overdose.

Westfield's Aidan Cioch creates buddy benches for Eagle Scout project

Mayor Brian P. Sullivan, Scoutmaster Allyn Hall, School Administrator of Interventions Chris Rogers, Aidan Cioch and Dan Cioch stand in front of a buddy bench ...

Local Women Honored at Play for P.I.N.K. Event; $40K Raised for Breast Cancer Research

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – The annual Play for P.I.N.K. golf fundraiser and luncheon took place at Shackamaxon Country Club last week. More than 210 women ...

Girls Volleyball: Union County Tournament seeds

Click here to see the girls volleyball Union County Tournament bracket.

Elected Westfield officials to be sworn in Tuesday

WESTFIELD - Elected city officials will be sworn in Tuesday during a ceremony at Westfield High School at 9:30 a.m.. City Clerk Karen Fanion will administer the ...

NJ Today: Central Jersey Daily Rundown, Tuesday, May 29

U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ, 6th District) recently announced Rutgers University has been awarded a National Science Foundation grant of $177,318.

Hundreds of Westfield High School students walk out in support of Principal Dennis Duquette

The principal, on the job for only three months, left Wednesday under mysterious circumstances.

Bridgewater Mall Shut Down for 2 Hours After Fight Breaks Out

BRIDGEWATER, NJ — No injuries have been reported after a fight involving a crowd of people shut down the Bridgewater Commons Mall for two hours ...

Photos: Westfield High School Class of 2016 Commencement

Several thousand spectators gathered at the Westfield Technical Academy High School's Bullens Field to watch the Westfield High School Commencement ...

Voorhees graduate Shannon Powelson earns Girl Scout Gold Award as she works to inspire STEM careers

Shannon Powelson of Tewksbury has earned the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest achievement within the Girl Scouts of the USA organization, for researching ...

National School Walkout: How Indiana students protested  Indianapolis Star

National School Walkout day saw protests from students at Indianapolis schools.

Strike up the band! Bridgewater-Raritan to play Jets pre-game show

The Bridgewater-Raritan High School Marching Band will give a pre-game performance at 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11 at MetLife Stadium in the Meadowlands, prior ...

Charles Jendrysik named new principal at Westfield High School

Jendrysik replaced Dennis Duquette who resigned as principal at Westfield High last month.

Parent suing Westfield Washington Schools over high school stage collapse  Indianapolis Star

The parent of one of the 17 Westfield High School students injured after the theater's stage collapsed during a concert in the spring of 2015 is suing the school ...

Houston area's top football recruits make decision on National Signing Day  KTRK-TV

High school student-athletes across the Houston area will be making crucial announcements Wednesday when it comes to their collegiate futures.

Westfield High School Long Snapper Named Top Perfomer

Westfield, NJ - Westfield High School Long Snapper, Declan McCauley competed with 90 participants at the Rubio Long Snapping Camp in North Carolina.

Boys Soccer: Westfield Advances to County Final With 3-1 Victory Over Summit

CLARK, NJ — Whenever the Westfield High School boys varsity soccer team has played in big games this season, the offensive attack led by Jack Dobosiewicz ...

Westfield tops Carmel, Fishers in Indiana high school ranking  Indianapolis Star

Zionsville High School and three schools in Hamilton County are among the 10 best high schools in Indiana, according to U.S. News and World Report.

New teachers, administrators welcomes to Westfield schools

On Sept. 5, just one day before the opening of the Westfield Public Schools, both veteran and new staff members were welcomed by Superintendent Margaret ...

Video: Westfield Remembers MLK with 31st Annual Interfaith Commemoration Service

WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield's 31st annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Interfaith Commemoration *Service* took place Monday at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in ...

Writing memoir a dream come true for Thomas Pitoniak of Westfield

Pitoniak's lengthy memoir, "Institutionalize This: My Long, Weird Road from Prep School Handcuffs to Publishing Hell," was published in October and currently is ...

Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School Hosts 20th Annual Marching Band Festival

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Marching Band hosted its 20th Annual Marching Band Festival on Saturday, Sept. 22.

Last Call for The Mall at Short Hills' Joe's American Bar & Grill and Papa Razzi

SHORT HILLS, NJ – After 20 years at The Mall at Short Hills, Joe's American Bar & Grill is shutting its doors after this Saturday, March 31.

Girls Soccer: Westfield eager to start after heartbreaking season

The Blue Devils fell in the county and sectional tournament semifinals via PK's last season, and they're ready for their redemption.

Westfield Technical Academy, city get boost from local businesses

WESTFIELD -- A planned joint meeting of the School Committee and Westfield Technical Academy General Advisory Committee became an opportunity to ...

Applications available today for Hampden County Regional Employment Board summer jobs program

CHICOPEE -- With the unemployment rate for those ages 16-19 stuck at nearly 26 percent, the Regional Employment Board of Hampden County is once again ...

Union County Democratic Committee Elects New Chair

CLARK, NJ – The vote for the Union County Democratic Committee (UCDC) chairmanship came to a conclusion Wednesday night when 748 committee ...

Remembering Reema; June 4 Cabaret at Westfield High School raises funds for youth charities

What good is sitting alone in your room? Come hear the music play! Life is a cabaret, old chum; come to the cabaret…” Broadway fans know that Liza Minnelli's ...

Clark Will be Home of L'Oréal's New Research and Development Center

CLARK, NJ – L'Oréal plans to build a new Research and Development facility on Terminal Avenue according to Clark Business Administrator John Laezza.

Noblesville students were among the first to get serious about video games. It's paying off.  Indianapolis Star

The team adviser equates video gaming today to coding in 1982. 'It's going to be huge."

Appointments Made, New Members Welcomed at Westfield's First Town Council Meeting of 2018

WESTFIELD, NJ — Appointments to Westfield's boards and commissions were made and announced Tuesday night during the town council's first meeting of the ...

Wardlaw + Hartridge senior-scholars in Waksman program to help teach molecular science course

Scotch Plains residents Kelly Lawrence and Olivia Tobey, rising seniors at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, are participating in the year-long 2018 ...

Westfield State University opens doors to high schoolers with pilot program

High school juniors from Westfield, Holyoke and Springfield will take college courses at their high schools this year and on the Westfield State campus next year.

Officials: Westfield school employee built stage that collapsed  Indianapolis Star

Investigation completed after stage collapse at Westfield High School injured 17.

Cranford's Kurt Steiner, a Holocaust Survivor, tells Life Story as 106th Birthday Draws Near

CRANFORD, NJ – In a quaint white house near the border of Cranford and Garwood, 105-year-old Kurt Steiner sat at his dining room table, surrounded by ...

At inauguration, Westfield mayor predicts '2018 is going to be banner for us'

A ceremony at Westfield High School also included the swearing-in of City Councilors, School Committee members and other elected officials.

GoFundMe page created for Lily Anderson, 16-year-old Westfield High School student who died of suspected heroin overdose

"These funds will be used to help offset funeral costs and make donations to the Westfield High School Art Department and the Westfield Homeless Cat project," ...

Westfield teen named Youth of the Year by Boys & Girls Clubs of America, earns $20,000 scholarship

WESTFIELD -- When he was 9 years old, Nelson Gabriel Santos-Ferrer went to the Boys & Girls Club in Westfield for the first time. Since then it's become his ...

Katie Guay's Olympic goals reached as Westfield native officiates women's hockey tournament in Pyeongchang

After roughly a decade of work, Guay is one of four American women to go to the Olympics as a women's ice hockey official.

Westfield High School Drama Club stages 'Cinderella'

WESTFIELD - Westfield High School students will bring a classic fairy tale to life on Friday and Saturday with performances of their spring musical, "Cinderella.

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