Roosevelt Intermediate School’s Sharps and Flats serenade Westfield Rotary

Roosevelt Intermediate School’s Sharps and Flats serenade Westfield Rotary

WESTFIELD, NJ — The Sharps and Flats singing group from Roosevelt Intermediate School attended the Rotary Club of Westfield meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022, and serenaded the club members with its annual holiday performance. The Sharps and Flats is the school’s high-level vocal ensemble. Auditions are required for admittance, and only a limited number […]

Election season roars to life in Union County

UNION COUNTY, NJ — With Election Day less than a week away, the entire state is looking toward the midterm election. In Union County, it is the county clerk’s office that is involved in much of the preparatory work, and a key element is security. “We do coordinate with the municipal clerks who are responsible […]

FestiFall returns to Westfield this September

FestiFall returns to Westfield this September

WESTFIELD, NJ — The Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with OceanFirst Bank has announced the 31st annual FestiFall in downtown Westfield, on Sunday, Sept. 18, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., rain or shine. The event this year will be in the same location as Spring Fling was, on Central Avenue running […]

Rotary Club of Westfield makes efforts to alleviate hunger

Rotary Club of Westfield makes efforts to alleviate hunger

WESTFIELD, NJ — The Rotary Club of Westfield members and guests recently hosted a sandwich-making project for donation to St. Joseph Social Service Center in Elizabeth. St. Joe’s feeds 400 families in need per week. This project was organized by Rotary Club of Westfield President Tony LaPorta and project Chairperson Raymond Kostyack. Deacon Keith Gibbons […]

Creative Hands at Second Westfield Senior Citizens Housing are ‘Aging their own way’

Creative Hands at Second Westfield Senior Citizens Housing are ‘Aging their own way’

  WESTFIELD, NJ — The Creative Hands of Second Westfield Senior Citizens Housing is a group of residents who knit and crochet for any need in the surrounding community. They’ve recently donated lap blankets and shawls to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in Rahway. Donna Mancuso, who is the director of Marketing and Community Education […]

Rotary Club announces awards for organizers of recent fundraiser

Rotary Club announces awards for organizers of recent fundraiser

WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield Rotary Club fundraising Chairperson Tony LaPorta announced awards for organizers of the club’s recent Breakfast With the Bands fundraiser. The purpose of the event was to raise money for college scholarships to Westfield high school seniors and also to help the homeless veterans living at Lyons VA Medical Center. This is […]

Westfield Rotary inducts new member

Westfield Rotary inducts new member

WESTFIELD, NJ — On March 1, at the organization’s regular weekly meeting, the Rotary Club of Westfield inducted a new member, Betty Spiropoulos. Spiropoulos is the branch manager of Ocean First Bank on South Avenue in Westfield. Rotary is a networking and service club for businesspeople who wish to give back to their communities. Spiropoulos […]

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