Young artist shares vision for Union County PAC

RAHWAY, NJ — Justin Remo may only be a freshman at Ramapo High School, but he’s also an aspiring artist with a creative new vision for Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway. On April 16, Remo’s father and executive director of UCPAC, Brian Remo, credited his son with creating a new opportunity for a different […]

Essential oils at the library

FANWOOD, NJ — Former Fanwood resident Delsa Richards returned to New Jersey to share her passion for essential oils with residents in the area on April 14 at the Mountainside Public Library. Aside from explaining the various uses of essential oils, she also shared some of her favorites with the group. Each type of oil is […]

Fanwood is Rockin’ for Autism

FANWOOD, NJ — To help support her brother, Ethan, and other people with autism, Mallory Banks organized a Rockin’ for Autism festival, held at LaGrande Park in Fanwood on April 16. The event began with an opening announcement from Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr, followed by a performance by GoodWorks, a rock and soul band dedicated to […]

Fun for the whole flock at Clark event

CLARK, NJ — Residents of the Clark area were invited to the town’s Robinson Plantation to watch the shearing of two sheep, Desdemona and Ophelia, on April 17. The sheep arrived with fully grown coats of wool from Stony Hill Farm in Flemington and their wool will go to a wool bank at Rutgers University. Desdemona […]

Clark holds health fair

CLARK, NJ — The township of Clark and ShopRite organized a health fair to take place at the town’s ShopRite on April 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Several vendors and organizations displayed their services and products at tables throughout the store. This event usually takes places once or twice a year in the fall […]

Music program fundraiser held in Clark

CLARK, NJ — When a school’s funds are cut short, the art and music programs are often the first to get cut. With this awareness, The Music Parents Association of Clark held a tricky tray to supplement the music program at Arthur L. Johnson High School in Clark. The event was held in the cafeteria on […]

Arthur L. Johnson senior class raises money

CLARK, NJ — The senior class of 2016 at Arthur L. Johnson High School in Clark is raising money for Project Graduation, a celebration for the senior class after graduation. It will be held just hours after the ceremony, where students will attend The Club at Woodbridge for a night full of entertainment in a fun, […]

Fanwood library hosts maker day

FANWOOD, NJ — Mandy Richards, the adult/teen services librarian at the Fanwood Library ran the weekly maker day on April 11. She lives in Garwood and loves working with the Fanwood community. She’s excited to join the movement of maker days in the library. The library began hosting a weekly maker day just this year, and […]

Creating lasting help for families in Cranford

CRANFORD, NJ — In today’s economy almost anything is possible, and many people are facing financial difficulty. Project Home of Cranford is a nonprofit organization that works to help residents of Cranford at risk of losing their home due to illness, unemployment, or other crisis situations. The funds they earn are distributed by Cranford Family Care, […]

Health index awards Summit’s Overlook Hospital

SUMMIT, NJ — On Wednesday, March 31, Summit Overlook Hospital was recognized by the Human Rights Campaign’s Healthcare Equality Index as leaders in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender healthcare equality. This is the second year the medical center has been acknowledged for their achievements in promoting equality. The Healthcare Equality Index is a national benchmarking tool that […]