Theater Project reaches out to NJ high schools for Young Playwrights Competition entries

Theater Project reaches out to NJ high schools for Young Playwrights Competition entries

UNION, NJ — The Theater Project, an incubator for rising talent and a showcase for New Jersey artists, is reaching out to high school students throughout the state for entries in the prestigious Young Playwrights Competition. The submission deadline for the 21st Young Playwrights Competition is Jan. 22. Scripts should be between 10 and 20 […]

Mother Seton Regional HS welcomes former governor

Mother Seton Regional HS welcomes former governor

CLARK, NJ — Mother Seton Regional High School’s newly formed leadership team welcomed New Jersey’s first female governor, Christine Todd Whitman, to the school on Thursday, Oct. 27. This team consists of nearly 60 students and is facilitated by John Odin, Introduction to Criminal Justice course instructor. The leadership team created the Special Speaker Series […]

Bank hosts annual week of giving

FAIR LAWN, NJ — Columbia Bank supported New Jersey communities in need by hosting its annual week of giving. During the week of Nov. 14, nearly 100 percent of “Team Columbia” employees donated their time to volunteer and make a meaningful impact at local organizations throughout the state. Additionally, more than 150 turkeys were donated […]

Molding company awarded proclamations from state and county

KENILWORTH, NJ — The New Jersey state Senate and Assembly have awarded a proclamation to Exothermic Molding Inc. of Kenilworth for its contributions to the community. The proclamation cites the company’s hiring of formerly incarcerated individuals through the Union County Urban League’s Reconnections program. Twenty percent of the Exothermic Molding staff came from reentry programs. […]

Union County students named 2022-2023 Governor’s STEM Scholars

Union County students named 2022-2023 Governor’s STEM Scholars

CHATHAM, NJ — The 2022-2023 class of Governor’s STEM Scholars includes the following Union County students: Anthony Boyle, of New Providence; Jocelyn Calderon, of Plainfield; Vibhav Chaturvedi, of Berkeley Heights; Cole DuHaime, of Westfield; Ryen Hagg, of Garwood; Elorie Howell, of Scotch Plains; and Makayla Lecky, Kaitlyn Miranda and Mauricio Sanchez, of Elizabeth. The cohort […]

Kumpf students participate in Thanksgiving food drive

Kumpf students participate in Thanksgiving food drive

CLARK, NJ — Carl H. Kumpf Middle School students recently participated in the school’s annual Thanksgiving food drive. Students were asked to donate nonperishable items. This year, all donations went to a local food pantry. School counselor Danielle Crincoli, who spearheaded the service project, said, “We are so proud of our students for their participation […]

Former Clark councilman petitions for new GSP exit

CLARK, NJ — Former Clark Councilman Bill Caruso said he is trying to establish a townwide petition to reevaluate the need for a new Garden State Parkway exit on Inman Avenue in Colonia, just south of Exit 135. At a recent meeting in Clark, many township residents requested that Caruso take on this project, which […]

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