Wharton Arts announces 2022-2023 season

Wharton Arts announces 2022-2023 season

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ — Wharton Arts, a nonprofit community performing arts education organization, has announced its 2022-2023 season, featuring more than 50 public events presented by its nearly 2,000 students, artistic staff and faculty members. The new season marks the 30th anniversary of the New Jersey Youth Chorus, as well as the 10th anniversary of […]

Fall programming for adults set at Reeves-Reed Arboretum

Fall programming for adults set at Reeves-Reed Arboretum

SUMMIT, NJ — The fall season is synonymous with getting children back to school and learning. Reeves-Reed Arboretum in Summit is embracing this season as well for adults. An offering of horticulture, nature and wellness-based lectures, workshops and classes is available now through November. Tree lovers rejoice. “Fall in Love With Trees,” a series in […]

Kean University public safety official heads to Indonesia to assess law enforcement

Kean University public safety official heads to Indonesia to assess law enforcement

UNION, NJ — Jerome Hatfield, Kean University acting associate director of public safety, is in Indonesia with a federal team to assess that country’s police force’s emergency management. The team is assessing the Indonesian National Police’s incident management capabilities, facilities and training for natural disasters, Hatfield said, as well as the INP’s finance administration, hazard […]

County school one of nine NJ schools named 2022 National Blue Ribbon Schools

County school one of nine NJ schools named 2022 National Blue Ribbon Schools

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona on Friday, Sept. 16, recognized 297 schools, including nine schools in New Jersey, as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2022. The recognition is based on a school’s overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups. Cardona made the announcement during his […]

NJOEM and NJDEP: Plan for increasing storm threats caused by climate change

NJOEM and NJDEP: Plan for increasing storm threats caused by climate change

TRENTON, NJ — As the state marks Hurricane Preparedness Month, held each year in September, and the peak of hurricane season, New Jersey State Police Superintendent and state Director of Emergency Management Col. Patrick J. Callahan and New Jersey Commissioner of Environmental Protection Shawn M. LaTourette remind the public about the vital importance of being […]

‘Visions of the Shore’ on display on Boulevard

KENILWORTH, NJ — The Gallery-on-the-Boulevard will present “Visions of the Shore,” an exhibit of paintings and photography by multidisciplinary artist and musician Anthony Rodriguez. The show opened Tuesday, Aug. 2, and will remain open through November. Rodriguez has a bachelor’s degree in illustration and visual communications and a master’s degree in painting and photography. His […]

Union College’s business program is named No. 1 in national ranking

Union College’s business program is named No. 1 in national ranking

CRANFORD, NJ — As economic times remain uncertain, college students are seeking an education that benefits them financially, as well as academically. Associate degree business students who graduate from Union College receive a degree ranked No. 1 by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce. This report ranks Union’s as the No. 1 […]

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