Linden First hosts successful job fair

Linden First hosts successful job fair

LINDEN, NJ — Linden First, with support from Mayor Derek Armstead, the City Council and the Department of Economic Development, was able to attract a variety of local companies that are actively seeking qualified candidates to fill many available positions to its job fair on Friday, July 2. Approximately 24 employers interviewed area residents, 18 […]

Getting wild at the Kenilworth Public Library

Getting wild at the Kenilworth Public Library

KENILWORTH, NJ — Rizzo’s Wildlife World recently visited the Kenilworth Public Library. Children and their families had an opportunity to learn about various animals and about how to protect the environment for the safety of all wildlife. This program was funded by a Clean Communities Grant given to the borough of Kenilworth. To register for […]

New acting attorney general announces leadership team

TRENTON, NJ — Acting Attorney General Andrew J. Bruck has announced the membership of his executive leadership team, retaining or elevating a number of career public servants who worked under former Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal. Grewal resigned on July 17 in order to become director of the Enforcement Division at the Securities and Exchange […]

Local students are among those earning scholarships

Local students are among those earning scholarships

LINDEN, NJ — The Bayway Community Advisory Panel, an organization of local community members and industry representatives, including Phillips 66 Bayway Refinery, Infineum USA LP, Linden Cogeneration Plant, Veolia North America LLC, Solutia Inc., Linden VFT LLC, PSEG and NuStar Energy LP, recently awarded $1,000 scholarships to 11 local students in the municipalities of Linden, […]

Roselle Public Schools kick off summer programs

Roselle Public Schools kick off summer programs

ROSELLE, NJ — Many Roselle Public Schools students have started their learning-filled summer as in-person summer programs kicked off around the district. The district is offering a variety of programs to students grades K-12 as part of the Students Targeted Academic Rally Summer Programs. All programs are free and include free breakfast and lunch each […]

Girl Scouts of Cranford earn prestigious gold awards

Girl Scouts of Cranford earn prestigious gold awards

CRANFORD, NJ — Three accomplished young women were recently awarded the most prestigious award in Girl Scouts. Julia Love, Amanda Newport and Desiree Santos each earned the Gold Award and were honored for their achievements by Girl Scouts of Cranford, Service Unit 48. “We are extremely proud to honor these young ladies for their hard […]

Kenilworth district announces new assistant principals for its two schools

Kenilworth district announces new assistant principals for its two schools

KENILWORTH, NJ — School’s out, but two new assistant principals are in at Kenilworth Public Schools. Veteran Kenilworth child psychologist Carol Carrara has been hired for the position at Harding Elementary School. Madelyn Witchel, the new assistant principal at David Brearley Middle–High School, is a newcomer to the district who most recently worked as a […]

2021 Marc Wesley Hardy Human Rights Award presented to two area students

2021 Marc Wesley Hardy Human Rights Award presented to two area students

WESTFIELD, NJ — First Congregational Church of Westfield presented its Marc Wesley Hardy Human Rights Award on Sunday, May 23, to two highly deserving high school seniors. Nala Scott from Westfield High School and Elizabeth Rehwinkel from Union County Academy for Performing Arts at Union County Vocational–Technical Schools were named the 2021 honorees of the […]

County commissioners break ground on inclusive affirmative park space in Plainfield

County commissioners break ground on inclusive affirmative park space in Plainfield

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County Board of County Commissioners officially broke ground on Tuesday, June 29, on the county’s first inclusive LGBTQ+ affirming park space. The new park space will be located within Cedar Brook Park in Plainfield. “We know that fostering a sense of belonging and connectedness increases the quality of life […]