Summit police respond to stabbing on Walnut St.

Summit police respond to stabbing on Walnut St.

SUMMIT, NJ — The Summit Police Department responded to a report of a fight in progress outside a Walnut Street residence at approximately 11:20 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 7, according to an Aug. 8 press release from the department. When officers arrived at the scene, they found a male with three knife wounds to the […]

County’s COVID-19 vaccination program expands to include new Novavax vaccine

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County Board of County Commissioners advises residents that the county’s free COVID-19 vaccination program has expanded to offer the Novavax vaccine, approved for ages 18 and older. The Union County vaccination program also continues to offer the Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines approved for various age groups, […]

Man found guilty of slashing victim’s throat in Rahway

Man found guilty of slashing victim’s throat in Rahway

RAHWAY, NJ — A Union County jury has returned a guilty verdict against a man who slashed the throat of a Rahway man last year, Union County First Assistant Prosecutor James O. Tansey announced on Thursday, Aug. 4. Michael G. Johnston, 45, of Winfield Park, was found guilty on one count each of second-degree aggravated […]

Union County College celebrates the Class of 2022 at spring commencement

Union County College celebrates the Class of 2022 at spring commencement

CRANFORD, NJ — Union County College hosted its commencement ceremony for the Class of 2022, more than 500 graduates, on Wednesday, May 25, at the college’s Cranford campus. Two ceremonies, both led by UCC President Margaret M. McMenamin, honored the graduates. This was the first in-person graduation since January 2020 and the first on-campus graduation […]

Former state senator advocates for Ukrainian orphans

Former state senator advocates for Ukrainian orphans

BASKING RIDGE, NJ — Former state Sen. Raymond Lesniak united with female entrepreneurs at Trump National Golf Club Bedminster to shed light on the plight facing Ukrainian orphans in Poland and to form a Ukrainian orphan advocacy group. “The orphans of Ukraine, many who are now living as refugees in Poland, need America’s compassion to […]

Union County students attain top leadership posts at St. Benedict’s Prep in Newark

Union County students attain top leadership posts at St. Benedict’s Prep in Newark

NEWARK, NJ — Sarha Flores, of Elizabeth, and William Register, of Hillside, have been named senior group leaders of their respective single-sex high school divisions at St. Benedict’s Preparatory School in Newark. Senior group leader is the top leadership post a student can attain at the Catholic school, which places leadership, as well as the […]

Kean University OT faculty, students receive grant to create ‘walkability trail’

Kean University OT faculty, students receive grant to create ‘walkability trail’

UNION, NJ — The Kean University Department of Occupational Therapy, the Housing Authority of Elizabeth and the Kean University Foundation have received a grant from AARP to create a “walkability trail,” featuring murals inspired by city residents. The Walk, Thrive, Share project is the creation of associate professor Claire Mulry, chairperson of the Kean Department […]

New chief of police is officially sworn in for Summit

New chief of police is officially sworn in for Summit

SUMMIT, NJ — On Thursday, July 28, acting police Chief Steven Zagorski was officially sworn in as Summit’s new chief of police. Zagorski assumed the role of acting chief in December 2021, following the retirement of Andrew Bartolotti. “Over the past seven months, Steven Zagorski has led the Summit Police Department with integrity, understanding and […]

Family Night celebrated with the Somerset Patriots

Family Night celebrated with the Somerset Patriots

CLARK, NJ — Recreation Director Ralph Bernardo was happy to gather the community for Clark’s annual Family Night with the Somerset Patriots on Friday, June 10, after a two-year break from the tradition. “We’ve been doing this for years. So many people bring their kids to these games. It’s an affordable night out, and it […]

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