www.goleader.com October 2, 2003
The Westfield Leader and The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Times

Westfield Candidates Night Scheduled This Evening, Thursday October 2
Go to : www.goleader.com/03oct02wfcandidates
To read the exact questions being asked

This evening, at 8 p.m. at the Westfield Municipal Building, The Westfield Leader and the League of Women Voters will cosponsor Candidate’s Night.

The candidates for Westfield Town Council include: First Ward Republican Peter Echausse, First Ward Democrat Maureen Kehoe Rothfelder, Second Ward Republican Jo Ann Neylan, Second Ward Democrat David Owens, Third Ward Republican Mark Ciarrocca, Third Ward Democrat David Haas, Fourth Ward Republican James Foerst and Fourth Ward Democrat Susan Jacobson.

The candidates will be asked a seriesof questions on a number of topics. Some of the topics will be downtown development, downtown challenges, evaluating redevelopment, freight traintraffic, the future of Westfield, parking, pedestrian safety, police, property taxes, public works, recreation - turf field, referendums on financing, seniors, speeding, town communications and town development.

Additionally, two “yes” or “no” questions will be asked of each candidate at the end of the evening, including: “Do you support the proposed redevelopment project at Prospect and Elm?” and, “Do you support the proposed redevelopment project at the South Avenue Train Station?” The public is invited to attend. The
forum will be taped for TV-36. The program will air prior to the Tuesday,November 4, election.

03sep25, Westfield Cleanup Details From Hurricane Isabel -- The Westfield Department of Public Works is still heavily involved in cleaning up from Hurricane Isabel associated damage to Town trees, and will not pick up any branches or other tree parts that residents have put at curbside. Residents may, however, bring such material to the Town Conservation Center, located on Lamberts Mill Road, on Thursdays and Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. or Saturdays and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. A decal will not be required, but proof of residency or ownership of property must be shown. For more information and public works contacts, see the town website: www.westfieldnj.net or call (908) 789-4100.