Former Westfield resident, Holy Trinity class of ‘76, traffic reporter for 39+ years and stadium announcer for Rutgers and the Jets. You know his voice—now hear his story.
Former Westfield resident and notable public artist. Learn about public art from the creator of the ceramic tiles at our train station and the Reeve House.
Westfield native, WHS Class of ’84, co-owner of 16 Prospect Wine Bar and Bistro. Hear about the business of bistros from a graduate of Le Cordon Bleu.
Longtime Westfield resident, realtor, and Westfield Historical Society Board member. Her 2018 talk on the history of our homes and neighborhoods was a smash hit—come back for more!
The Series is named in honor of the late Lee Hale, who founded it, and his wife, the late Anne Hale. Their daughter, Barbara Hale, is a member of the Hale committee and introduces the speakers at the talks, hosted by the Friends of the Westfield Memorial Library in the meeting room there. Funding comes from The Anne and Lee Hale Fund and the Thomas Glasser Foundation.
Linnea Rhodes heads the Hale Speaker Series committee that also includes members Mary Orlando, Sherry Cronin, Ellen Albertson, and Tina Lesher.