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By now, you already know that Westfield will be celebrating AddamsFest this year. But, as with everything else in 2020, it comes with a twist. Large crowds are so 2019. Instead, some of this year's celebrations go virtual. Social distancing, face masks, and hand sanitizing stations play a part in...

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For most people, October means Halloween and pumpkin spice lattes. On a local level, it also means Addamsfest. But those are not the only events taking place in our neck of the woods this month. This weekend, we celebrate Westfield Applefest 2020.What: Westfield Applefest 2020Where: The Reeve Hou...

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October brings all things spooky to light. But in Westfield, this month has special meaning. We celebrate cartoonist and former resident Charles Addams. With a global pandemic taking place right now, organizers needed to come up with a different way to honor him. So, they created an Alt-AddamsFes...

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I have been a proud member of the Westfield Area Y Men's Club for a long time now. Perhaps you saw me at our Christmas Tree Lot last year (or any of the years before that). In fact, it's almost time for our lot to start up again. (Just over two months to go!). The Y hosted a clothing drive back i...

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If you love to eat but have trouble picking one restaurant to visit, then the Westfield Fall Foodie Stroll 2020 is for you. Almost two dozen local eateries promise to provide scrumptious samplings of their menu items for guests to taste. But you'd better hurry. Local foodies already snatched up a...

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Even with New Jersey in lockdown for several weeks due to COVID-19, this year seems to have flown by. In just under three weeks, we enter October. That means pumpkin spice lattes, cooler temperatures, leaves falling from the trees, and AddamsFest. Yes, the annual tribute to Westfield's favorite s...

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One of the best things about living in Westfield is that we take care of each other and our town. That's an important contributing factor to why we continue to make the list of Top Best Places to Live in NJ each year. City officials created the Westfield Adopt-a-Drain program to encourage residen...

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One hundred years ago was the beginning of what would eventually be known as "The Roaring Twenties". Women were officially allowed to vote. F Scott Fitzgerald's first novel, This Side of Paradise, was released. A world pandemic, the Spanish Flu, wound down. And presidential election results were ...

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According to the American Red Cross, every two seconds, someone in the USA needs blood. One pint of blood potentially benefits three people. Hospitals request Type O blood the most due to its universal interaction with all blood types. Even so, they accept all types of blood for donation, of cour...

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We exercise to make our bodies healthy. But what do we do to keep our mind fit? We celebrate all things artistic. As part of our city's 300th birthday celebration, the Westfield Public Arts Commission put together their very first Westfield Art Takes Flight exhibit to showcase the talent of local...

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There are so many things to love about our fair city. Great food options. Lots of shopping. And we always help others in whatever way possible. So it should be no surprise that Westfield ranked in the Top 10 of Niche.com's Best Places to Live in NJ for 2020.Westfield Among Top 10 Best Places to L...

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Politics. Religion. The Patriots. We all have different opinions about these subjects. However, I believe I found something that we can all agree on: the majesty of the night sky. This weekend, Mother Nature puts on a celestial display unlike anything you've ever seen in the last 20+ years: Comet...

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Tropical Storm Fay may be giving us a bit of a downpour right now, but that won't last. Before you know it, hotter Westfield temperatures will set in. When that happens, energy usage and expense tend to go up. Try these easy, helpful ways to save money on your energy costs this summer.Save Money ...

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Many 4th of July fireworks celebrations around Union County have been canceled this year due to COVID-19 concerns. Governor Murphy indefinitely delayed reopening any indoor dining at New Jersey restaurants. However, outdoor dining and takeout remain open. Which one of these Downtown Westfield eve...

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After months of operating under a stay-at-home order, Governor Murphy has begun to allow New Jersey businesses to open back up. To reduce the potential for a second outbreak of COVID-19, the governor decided to approach reopening in phases. Currently, he allows restaurants to offer outdoor dining...

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Governor Murphy recently announced that the state will begin Phase 2 of the reopening process. That means allowing in-house dining at local restaurants as well as opening up non-essential businesses to the public again. Even so, he suggested that businesses continue to adhere to social distancing...

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Each May, the Downtown Westfield Corporation hosts a Girls' Day and Night Out. This is a chance for women to spend time pampering themselves and simply enjoying each other's company for one full day. This year, organizers wanted to continue this tradition. But how do you do that in the midst of C...

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Do you remember the Freshman 15 in college? Well, some of us seem to be reliving our college days. They call it the "quarantine 15". How have you spent your "stay at home" order? Streaming movies and binging on comfort food? Those pounds sneak up fast. Out Run Your Fork wants to motivate you to g...

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Expect to see cold, wet weather this weekend. It might not be the best time for yard work or projects to boost your curb appeal. But, forget the binge-watching for a moment. Instead, tackle some spring cleaning chores by clearing out your closet. Then, bag up your stuff for our local Presbyterian...

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Millions of New Jersey residents continue to follow Governor Murphy's Stay at Home order. Currently, only essential businesses remain open, with restrictions. Usually, June marks the start of our local farmer's market season. However, beginning tomorrow (May 2nd), the Westfield Farmers Market ope...

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