Westfield couple serves up espresso with Love Trumps Hate message MyCentralJerseycom

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nMore than 100 participated in Valentine’s Day event for neighborhood
Valerie Latona and David Contract of Westfield had a loving message for their neighbors on Valentine’s Day. The couple served coffee, hot chocolate and donuts in front of their home to about 100 fellow residents and passers-by, including many children and teenagers walking to and from school. (Photo: ~Courtesy of Susana MacLean) Story Highlights Valerie Latona and David Contract placed signs on their property and invited passers-by to write messages on foam hearts
A similar “Love Trumps Hate” sign was erected during the presidential campaig
nIn the weeks after the election, the sign was vandalized, torn down, replaced, vandalized again, and replaced a second time
WESTFIELD u2013 Valerie Latona and David Contract had a loving message for their neighbors on Valentine’s Day.
The couple served coffee, hot chocolate and donuts in front of their home to about 100 fellow residents and passers-by, including many children and teenagers walking to and from school.
People were invited to write a message on foam hearts, to be attached to their fence. That fence already boasts two signs u2014 one says “Love Trumps Hate” and the other “The Wall (of Love).”
The hearts had been an ongoing labor of love for the family.
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