Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Westfield Cub Scouts earn an automotive safety patch at Autoland and Children's Specialized Hospital automotive safety event.
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Wednesday, December 5, 2012
The following information was provided by Children's Specialized Hospital. It was a packed showroom at Autoland in Springfield full of 59 young Cub Scouts from Westfield Pack 172 along with their den leaders and many family members The dens, with boys aged 6-10, filled the seats and eagerly waited their turn to rotate through several stations to earn their automotive safety patch. Mark Montenero, president, Autoland of Springfield hosted Children’s Specialized Hospital’s Safe Kids Union County Cub Scout Automotive Safety Patch Program on October 18. Mr. Montenero generously provided the use of his showroom, vehicles, tables and chairs, pizza and refreshments and stuff bags for all in attendance. Cub Scouts rotated through several …
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
AAA offers "Safe tow" service for drivers in Union County.
The following is a release from AAA ----------------- Thanksgiving plans often include getting together with friends and family to celebrate and catch up. Before going out, AAA strongly encourages arranging a safe ride home beforepartaking in any festivities. AAA works year round to educate motorists about driving practices that will help keep them safe and reduce traffic-related crashes and the injuries that can result. PreventDUI.AAA.com is an online resource offering impaired driving facts, transportation alternatives and expert advice. Once there, AAA encourages visitors toTake the Pledge to drive drug and alcohol-free. AAA encourages everyone to plan ahead. Make sure that you can ride with a sober friend, call a cab, or spend …
Monday, January 30, 2012
The good samaritan, a 68-year-old Scotch Plains resident killed in a tragic Westfield accident last week, was remembered at a Mass at St. Bartholomew the Apostle Roman-Catholic Church.
As slivers of light shined through the stained-glass windows of St. Bartholomew the Apostle Roman Catholic Church, friends and family came together to celebrate the life of Patricia Currie, the Scotch Plains woman who died in a tragic traffic accident in Westfield last week. Steadying herself at the lectern, buoyed by the support of her brother Craig, who stood next to her, Tricia Adams said that their mother “died doing what came naturally to her — helping those in need. “My mother was a compassionate woman who always opened her heart and home to everyone,"she said. "She lived life as a caretaker to many. As a nurse working in a hospice, she comforted so many families of the terminally ill. You are an inspiration to me and although you …