Westfield Resident, Town Historian and Co-Chair, Westfield 300th Anniversary Committee. Come celebrate Westfield’s 300th Anniversary by learning about Westfield’s oldest homes – their stories, myths, and legends.
Westfield High School Class of 2001, former Westfield schools art teacher, local gallery owner, and creator of the Westfield Circle mural. Hear the inspiring story of a local artist who has parlayed his hand cut paper screen prints into an art world success with 5 galleries showcasing his work.
Westfield resident, practicing attorney, and retired NJ Superior Court Judge. Reminisce with John Boyle on his life in Westfield, 17 years as a Judge, and over 60 years as an attorney.
Westfield High School Class of 1991, former TV reporter and anchor, and owner/executive producer of Concept2Cut productions. Learn how a TV reporter found her authentic self behind the camera.
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.