Concerns about public safety dominated Tuesday evening's Town Council meeting as residents and firefighters addressed Mayor Andy Skibitsky and members of the Council regarding staffing levels in light of the recent three-alarm blaze that destroyed a home on Barchester Way.
Bill Lavin, President of NJ FMBA, and Westfield Fire Deparment Lt. Tim Brennan, both urged the Council to restore the department to more adequate levels before a human life is lost.
Gretchan Ohlig, who was appointed to the Board in January to fill the term of Julia Walker, announced her intention to seek a three-year term. Last week, Jane Clancy said, after six years on the Board, she will not seek re-election.
The Westfield Varsity baseball team was ranked no. 5 in the state in The Star Ledger's top 20.
Savory Spice Shop and CoolVines shared some barbecue and beverage suggestions to help celebrate the long weekend.