Trump’s New Jersey visits causing havoc for Linden airport

LINDEN, NJ — New Jersey is getting a taste of presidential disruption every time President Trump decides to visit his vacation home at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster; something New York grew accustomed to this during the Obama years, and in Washington is an everyday occurrence. And the visits also affect those far from the […]

Local artist teaches painting class to support Hanson Park

CRANFORD, NJ — Local artist Cynthia Dawley, of Cranford, recently combined her passions for painting and Hanson Park by teaching a painting class to raise funds for Hanson Park Conservancy. Dawley, who heads the organization, taught a painting class for all ages and levels at the Cranford Community Center on Thursday, Aug. 3. The class had […]

National Minority Donor Awareness Week recognized

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Keith Gerald has a very big reason to celebrate National Minority Donor Awareness Week. Two years ago, Gerald received a heart and liver transplant. “I want to honor donors, especially minority donors,” Gerald said. “I want to thank them on behalf of the recipient. I recognize it’s hard to be an organ […]

Cranford follows parklet trend in downtown area

Cranford follows parklet trend in downtown area

CRANFORD, NJ — Cranford has recently created a “parklet” in its downtown on Eastman Street. Popping up in downtowns large and small, parklets are small open spaces that provide people with a temporary, pleasant place to relax and enjoy the business district. “We voted on it at a recent meeting after it was suggested by Kathleen […]

Summit doctor has his research published on uterine bleeding

Summit doctor has  his research published on uterine bleeding

SUMMIT, NJ — Dr. Robert Rubino, of Summit, founder of the Rubino OBGYN Group, recently had an article published in the Journal of Reproductive Medicine, and two former Summit High School students, Liam Stewart and Zach Rissman, observed the clinical research involved in the article’s development. The study and article focused on 26 women across the […]

Clark Board of Education cuts freshman athletic teams

CLARK, NJ — Clark’s school budget will not fund freshman baseball, basketball and football for the 2017-2018 school year, a decision made at the July 26 BOE meeting. Clark Board of Education member Robert Smorol discussed the difficulties the school has encountered with a lack of state funding and assured those present that the board had […]

Union resident sails toward a Guinness record

To celebrate his 102nd birthday, Kenny Meyer took one big jump to bring the record back to the USA.

Union resident sails toward a Guinness record

UNION, NJ — Kenny Meyer of Union chose to celebrate his 102nd birthday by jumping out of an airplane and in doing so entered the Guinness Book of World Records as the oldest skydiver ever, a record previously held by a 101-year-old British woman. “I was proud for my country,” Meyer of Union told LocalSource in […]

Summit Farmers Market holds blueberry muffin contest

SUMMIT, NJ — On Sunday, July 9, the Summit Farmers Market held its first blueberry muffin contest. Muffins were judged according to texture, flavor and appearance. Many of those who entered said that picking the best fresh local blueberries was essential to their recipes. Luckily for them, the highbush blueberry is the official state fruit of […]

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