Westfield Republicanhttp://www.westfieldrepublican.com/page/category.detail/nav/5063/Columnistsen-usTue, 24 Jan 2017 18:02:29 EDTTue, 24 Jan 2017 18:02:29 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssNot the Christmas I plannedhttp://www.westfieldrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/526079.htmlThere are times in life when you hear news that you simply say, "Oh, that just can't be! " Last week, I was a part of one of those "can't be" events. It has changed Christmas, 2016, as well as the coming months.Wed, 21 Dec 2016 00:00:00 EDTToday's version of window shoppinghttp://www.westfieldrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/526046.htmlFor weeks, brightly colored Christmas catalogs have been filling my mailbox. Although I seldom buy from the catalogs that come my way, I never tire of doing my "window shopping" from the comfort of my easy chai.Wed, 30 Nov 2016 00:00:00 EDTFormer YWCA members speak outhttp://www.westfieldrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/526028.htmlWe would like to take this opportunity to thank the Westfield Community for allowing us the privilege of working with the youth and families over the past several years at YWCA of Westfield Child Services program.Wed, 16 Nov 2016 00:00:00 EDTMemories of 'putting food by'http://www.westfieldrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/526027.htmlNot long ago, as I walked through a hardware store, I stopped short in front of a display. There, spread invitingly, were dozens of gleaming glass jars, just begging to be filled with jams and jellies, vegetables and juices.Wed, 16 Nov 2016 00:00:00 EDTBeeLineshttp://www.westfieldrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/526026.htmlOften it is hard to find the original source documents to verify historical legends and pictures, and, even then, to determine whether or not they are truly original.Wed, 16 Nov 2016 00:00:00 EDT