Learn how to make a real difference: Join the environmental stewards in Union County

Learn how to make a real difference: Join the environmental stewards in Union County

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Union County residents who are interested in improving the environment can learn how to create a conservation project in their community by joining the Rutgers Environmental Stewards volunteer program. The program helps members of the public learn specific steps toward having a positive impact on the local ecosystem. “Whether you are […]

Clark’s annual house decorating contest winners announced

Clark’s annual house decorating contest winners announced

CLARK, NJ — The winners of Clark’s annual house decorating contest have been announced by Recreation Director Ralph Bernardo. Twenty-eight homes entered the contest, which had three categories for entry. In the end there were four winners, as two families tied for Overall Favorite. “It is so much fun to see all the work residents […]

Girl Scout Cadette Troop 40836 creates a garden to say farewell

Girl Scout Cadette Troop 40836 creates a garden to say farewell

CRANFORD, NJ — Graduations typically mark a time when students end their educational careers at one institution and move on to the next adventure ahead. Many times, the focus is solely on the future and what lays ahead. This was not the case for Cranford Girl Scout Cadette Troop 40836. Cadette Troop 40836, which had […]

Become a certified Union County Master Gardener volunteer in 2022

Become a certified Union County Master Gardener volunteer in 2022

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Union County gardeners have a chance to sharpen their skills while giving back to the community, by joining the Master Gardeners of Union County. All gardeners at any level of experience are welcome to join this popular volunteer program. “The Master Gardeners program provides Union County residents with new opportunities to […]

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service encourages giving

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service encourages giving

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The new year is a time to focus on positive change and forward movement. While many make individual New Year’s resolutions, the Gateway Family YMCA is encouraging the community to come together and support all in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., with a Day of Service on Monday, Jan. […]

Mother Seton Regional High School to host gala

Mother Seton Regional High School to host gala

CLARK, NJ — Mother Seton Regional High School in Clark will be hosting the 2021 Gala Evening of Celebration and Recognition, both virtually and in person, on Saturday, Jan. 15, from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Alumnae, family and friends are invited to attend the gala watch party in person, for which a fee is charged, […]

Union Catholic boys run fastest time in state history, place fourth at RunningLane Championships

Union Catholic boys run fastest time in state history, place fourth at RunningLane Championships

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — The Union Catholic cross-country boys capped a magical season by becoming the fastest team in New Jersey history and placing fourth in a race loaded with national powerhouses, and Jimmy Wischusen and Kaleigh Gunsiorowski smashed records at the Garmin RunningLane Championships at John Hunt Park in Huntsville, Ala., on Saturday, Dec. […]

Groundwork USA Receives a $6 million investment from the Bezos Earth Fund

Groundwork USA Receives a $6 million investment from the Bezos Earth Fund

ELIZABETH — Groundwork USA is a network of affiliated nonprofits, called Groundwork Trusts, working to improve the environment in cities across the nation. Groundwork Elizabeth, the only New Jersey–based Groundwork Trust, was founded in 2003 as a way to build a more sustainable and equitable community. For more than two decades, Groundwork USA–affiliated trusts have […]

Clark Police Department swears in five new officers

Clark Police Department swears in five new officers

CLARK, NJ — Five new officers were sworn in to the Clark Police Department on Wednesday, Dec. 1, by Mayor Sal Bonaccorso at the Clark Municipal Building. These officers were selected from more than 60 candidates that applied. All are transfers to the department from other civil service jurisdictions within New Jersey. The officers will […]

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