Freeholder board designates parking for veterans

Freeholder board designates parking for veterans

UNION COUNTY — In honor of Veterans Day, the Union County freeholder board announced that nine county facilities will now offer designated parking spaces for military veterans. The parking spaces will feature signage noting their veteran designation and may be used by any veteran with a car displaying a special placard provided by the Office […]

Kean University students are Ballot Bowl champs

Kean University students are Ballot Bowl champs

UNION, NJ — Kean University student voter registration efforts were among the most successful in the state this year. The university won top honors in the New Jersey secretary of state’s 2020 Ballot Bowl. Kean took first place in Conference Two of the annual statewide, nonpartisan voter-registration competition, led by students and for students, registering […]

Summit students sign National Letters of Intent

Summit students sign National Letters of Intent

SUMMIT, NJ — Eleven members of the Class of 2021 from Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child continued their commitment to athletic competition at the collegiate level by signing National Letters of Intent, or in the case of the Ivy League institutions, committed to the admissions process on Wednesday, Nov. 11. Athletics Director Kelly […]

Comfort food for the holidays offered via streaming on Zoom

Comfort food for the holidays offered via streaming on Zoom

UNION — The Theater Project is known for its edgy, groundbreaking theater — which it has continued to put on for its patrons amid a global crisis. “It’s been a whirlwind here,” says Mark Spina, artistic director of the Theater Project. “Throughout the pandemic we’ve tried to serve the public and stay alive. I’ll say […]

Warinanco Park receives TLC from Kean students

UNION COUNTY, NJ — A group of students from the Center for Leadership and Service at Kean University participated in Union County’s Adopt-a-Park program and spent hours last week removing invasive plants, pruning vegetation and picking up trash in and around the Warinanco shoreline restoration project at the lake in Warinanco Park. The students wore […]

Kean University advertising and design students win coveted mentorships

Kean University advertising and design students win coveted mentorships

UNION, NJ — Five Kean University Robert Busch School of Design seniors have been awarded virtual mentorships at top advertising agencies in the United States and Canada through a program run by a New York–based nonprofit that works with advertising and design professionals throughout the world. The students — Melissa Tito, Kedemah Reid, Yash Patel, […]

Book vending machine is promoted in Kenilworth

Book vending machine is promoted in Kenilworth

KENILWORTH — On Tuesday, Oct. 13, the Kenilworth Board of Education recognized four Harding Elementary School students at a Board of Education meeting for their performance in a video promoting an art contest. The engaging performance by Devin Singleton and Carl, Olivia and Adriana Rivera was shared on social media to solicit participation in the […]

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