Community workshop on family health decisions to be held at Kent Place School

SUMMIT — While many families defer conversations about health care until a pressing medical need arises, experience shows that “having the conversation” early, often and in times of good health, improves quality of life for everyone involved. To demystify this conversation and provide local families with tools for opening discussions, The Ethics Institute at Kent […]

CDC production “The Music Man” wins for Best Musical

CRANFORD — With ten nominations in nine categories, the CDC Theatre, 78 Winans Ave., Cranford, was honored Sept. 22 with the NJACT Perry Award for Best Production of a Musical for the 2012-2013 season. The New Jersey Association of Community Theaters is dedicated to supporting local theater around the state. The NJACT Perry Awards, New […]

Business meeting scheduled at Overlook Medical Center

UNION COUNTY — The next Union County Means Business Networking Breakfast will be held Tuesday, Oct. 1, 8 to 10 a.m. at Overlook Medical Center and is titled “The Affordable Care Act and its Impact on Business.” The breakfast will feature a panel discussion on the Act, and answer FAQ’s about its effects. Panelists include […]

Third graders from Clark set goals

CLARK — This past week, Ms. Guarino’s third grade class at the Frank K. Hehnly School in Clark set goals for the upcoming year. Each student created a poster with text and a self-portrait to describe their goals for the year. Goals ranged from following the “golden rule” at all times, to spending more time […]

Newark man pleads guilty to trafficking identities of 15 people

TRENTON – Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced Monday that an Essex County man pleaded guilty today to trafficking identities of 15 individuals who had applied for credit at the used car dealership where he worked. Stuart Simpson, 52, of Newark, pleaded guilty to second-degree trafficking in personal identifying information pertaining to another person […]

Newark men sentenced to 50 years apiece for robbery, carjacking in Linden

UNION COUNTY — Two Newark men have been sentenced to a combined 100 years in state prison for an attempted robbery of an off-duty police officer and a subsequent carjacking, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Monday. Kenneth Green, 40, and Louis Adams, 42, each received a sentence of 50 years from state Superior […]

Documentaries series continues at Springfield Library

The Springfield Free Public Library will screen four more award-winning documentaries on alternate Wednesday evenings this fall. The next film will be screened on Wednesday, Oct. 9, at 7 p.m. and is titled “Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey,” 1993, rated PG, 83 minutes. This documentary is about Leon Theremin, the inventor of the first electronic synthesizer […]

Union County week of September 19th

OBITUARIES: • ARTUSO — Karen Towers, of Scotch Plains; Aug. 29. Pastry chef, 49 years old. • BIASE — Anna A., nee Raguseo, of Clark; Sept. 8. Retired from L’Oreal, was 80. • BURKE — Kevin M., of Fanwood; Sept. 2. Merrill Lynch employee, Marine. • CAHALAN — Leo Jr., of Union; Sept. 7. Owned […]

College athletics: what families need to hear; Renkens of Recruiting Realities to speak at Johnson Monday, Sept. 23

"It's a Game... Know the Rules" is guaranteed to serve as a reality check for families of student-athletes looking to get their degree and play at the college level

National keynote speaker, Jack Renkens of Recruiting Realities will bring his unique, no-nonsense presentation on college athletic recruiting to Arthur L. Johnson High School, 365 Westfield Avenue in Clark on Monday, September 23rd at 7:00 p.m. in the auditorium. “It’s a Game… Know the Rules” is guaranteed to serve as a reality check for families […]