Technology Department keeps Linden students and teachers connected

Technology Department keeps Linden students and teachers connected

LINDEN, NJ — Since remote learning took hold in Linden public schools in March, no area has been put to the test more than the district’s technology. When students are at home, their ability to learn hinges greatly on their ability to connect seamlessly with their teachers, access their lessons and get the virtual support […]

Hehnly first-graders learn about community

Hehnly first-graders learn about community

CLARK, NJ — The first-grade students at Frank K. Hehnly Elementary School in the classes of teachers Sarah Kasko, Lisa Cepeda, Jessica Massa and Linda Hayes learned about community helpers. A school custodian was one of the many occupations that students learned about. To show appreciation for their hard work, the students decorated the hallway […]

Union County sheriff thanks Connor’s Crew for donation of K-9 Lightning

Union County sheriff thanks Connor’s Crew for donation of K-9 Lightning

UNION COUNTY — The Union County Sheriff Peter Corvelli thanked Don Szymanski and Connor’s Crew for their donation of the Sheriff’s Office’s newest K-9-in-training, Lightning. Lightning was purchased on Friday, Sept. 11, for training and assignment as an explosive-detection canine for his partner, Officer Sarah Green. “Many thanks to Don Szymanski and Connor’s Crew for […]

Union County women veterans honored with ‘SHERO’ award

Union County women veterans honored with ‘SHERO’ award

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Union County Freeholder Chairperson Alexander Mirabella and Freeholders Angela Garretson and Andrea Staten congratulated retired U.S. Air Force Reserve Lt. Col. Debbie Skeete-Bernard of Union Township; retired U.S. Army Reserve Lt. Col. Delia Ware-Tibbs of Roselle; Union County Assistant Prosecutor and U.S. Air Force Reserve Maj. Theresa Hilton of Elizabeth; NJ […]

22 secure ballot drop boxes installed in county

22 secure ballot drop boxes installed in county

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County Board of Elections has installed 22 secure ballot drop boxes in the county. The boxes are under 24/7 camera surveillance. Ballots will be picked up on a daily basis by a bipartisan team of Union County Board of Elections employees. Residents can drop off ballots at any of […]

Public invited to honor vanguard of LGBTQ civil rights movement

Public invited to honor vanguard of LGBTQ civil rights movement

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The family of Marsha P. Johnson, the city of Elizabeth, the Union County freeholder board and Garden State Equality invite the public to participate in the efforts to honor Johnson with a public monument in her hometown, celebrating both her roots in Elizabeth and her pivotal role in the vanguard of […]

Owners of Summit bakery help to get out the vote

Owners of Summit bakery help to get out the vote

SUMMIT — Bob Conway and Peter Lloyd, owners of Brownie Points Bakery on Beechwood Road in downtown Summit, have created quite a stir with their latest seasonal theme. The bakery, featuring classic American desserts, is celebrating American’s right to vote. From the painting of Ruth Bader Ginsburg in the store window to the various paintings […]

Freeholders, students, municipal officials cut ribbon on new turf fields in Rahway

Freeholders, students, municipal officials cut ribbon on new turf fields in Rahway

RAHWAY, NJ — Union County Freeholder Chairperson Alexander Mirabella and Freeholders Sergio Granados, Chris Hudak and Rebecca L. Williams recently joined Mayor Raymond A. Giacobbe Jr., members of Rahway City Council and Board of Education, students, parents and members of the Rahway Youth Soccer Association in cutting the ribbon on two multiuse fields at Madison […]

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