Kean University launches visionary new Center for Africana Studies

Kean University launches visionary new Center for Africana Studies

UNION, NJ — In a significant stride toward educational equity and cultural understanding, Kean University, the state’s urban research university, on Thursday, Feb. 1, announced the creation of a new Center for Africana Studies on the first day of Black History Month. Housed within the College of Education, the center is designed to become a […]

Inroads To Opportunities welcomes new board member

Inroads To Opportunities welcomes new board member

ROSELLE, NJ — The Board of Directors of Inroads to Opportunities welcomes Gene Jannotti as its newest board member. A Union County-based non-profit human services agency, Inroads provides programs and services to more than 400 individuals each year with all types of disabilities. The individuals range in age from 16 through retirement, many of whom […]

Judge meets with Arthur L. Johnson sophomores

Judge meets with Arthur L. Johnson sophomores

CLARK, NJ — Students in Laura Bundy’s driver education class at Arthur L. Johnson High School in Clark met Judge Gary Bundy on Wednesday, Jan. 31. Bundy has been the Municipal Court judge for more than 15 years in Roselle Park and Garwood. He spoke about many essential topics dealing with teen driving and the […]

Catholic Schools Week is celebrated

KENILWORTH, NJ — St.Theresa School in Kenilworth celebrated Catholic Schools Week with an assortment of activities for the students, community, parish, vocations and nation. The week started with Mass at St. Theresa Church, followed by a tour of the school with light refreshments being served. During the week, the school collected essential items for the […]

Elizabeth Coalition to House the Homeless’s Service Fair draws large crowd

Elizabeth Coalition to House the Homeless’s Service Fair draws large crowd

ELIZABETH, NJ — The Elizabeth Coalition to House the Homeless’s annual Service Fair hosted 35 nonprofit social service and health agencies and attracted more than 150 attendees, including five who were homeless, to the Mickey Walker Center on Wednesday, Jan. 24. The Service Fair showcases support sources readily available for community residents, such as legal […]

Premiere Stages at Kean University announces Camp Premiere 2024

UNION, NJ — Premiere Stages, the professional theater company at Kean University, has announced that Camp Premiere, the annual summer theater program for middle school and high school students, will be on Kean University’s Nathan Weiss East Campus in Enlow Recital Hall. Registration is now open for both camp sessions. Premiere Stages will offer two […]

Cranford High School’s fierce foursome breaks swim record in boys 200 medley relay, twice

Cranford High School’s fierce foursome breaks swim record in boys 200 medley relay, twice

CRANFORD, NJ — The Cranford High School boys 200 medley relay team made waves by breaking its own school record during the 2024 Union County Tournament on Sunday, Jan. 21, at Rutgers University. The same relay team broke the previous school record just two weeks prior during a home dual meet against Scotch Plains-Fanwood. The […]

Rahway filmmaker selected for Garden State Film Festival

Rahway filmmaker selected for Garden State Film Festival

ASBURY PARK, NJ — New Jersey’s Premier Independent Film Festival is celebrating its 22nd Anniversary from March 21 to 24. The internationally recognized Garden State Film Festival celebrates the independent film genre by bringing a carefully curated and enriching selection of original works from locally produced filmmakers as well as from around the world. “The […]

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