Two ALJ High School students receive academic honors

Two ALJ High School students receive academic honors

CLARK, NJ — Arthur L. Johnson High School seniors Carina Hechevarria and Vincent Goodman were recently recognized as College Board National Recognition Program awardees. Hechevarria earned a National Hispanic Recognition Award and Goodman earned both a National African American Recognition Award and a National Hispanic Recognition Award. According to the College Board, the students “earned […]

AG launches dashboard detailing information on police internal affairs investigations statewide

TRENTON, NJ — Acting Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin made a wealth of information about police agencies’ internal affairs investigations available online on Sept. 7 in a searchable dashboard capable of filtering data by law enforcement agency, the types of allegations involved and what, if any, disciplinary action was taken. It is believed to be […]

College Women’s Club to host cornhole tournament

College Women’s Club to host cornhole tournament

CRANFORD, NJ — The College Women’s Club of Cranford invites the community to the first program of the new club year on Monday, Oct. 10, at 7:30 p.m., at its new meeting location, Jardine Academy, 75 Rod Smith Place, Cranford, for some light refreshments and a cornhole tournament. This event is free, and all are […]

28 ALJ students recognized by College Board as AP Scholars

28 ALJ students recognized by College Board as AP Scholars

CLARK, NJ — Arthur L. Johnson High School has announced that 28 of its students have been recognized by the College Board as AP Scholars. AP Scholars are high school students who have demonstrated exemplary college-level achievement through AP courses and exams. Seventeen students have been noted as AP Scholars for receiving a score of […]

Three teens arrested in connection to Hillside shooting

HILLSIDE, NJ — On Monday, Sept. 19, at 3 p.m., Hillside police received a call about a large fight and shots fired near the intersection of Liberty Avenue and Ryan Street after Hillside High School was dismissed, according to a Sept. 20 press release from the Hillside Police Department. Due to the proximity of the […]

Documentary on 9/11 Commission premieres at Kean University

Documentary on 9/11 Commission premieres at Kean University

UNION, NJ — The Human Rights Institute at Kean University commemorated the 21st anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks with the world premiere of the documentary “Are We Safer Today?” The film documents the bipartisan efforts of the 9/11 Commission to uncover the truth behind the attacks and offer recommendations to make the United States […]

Archdiocese report indicates local Catholics want more inclusivity, youth involvement

NEWARK, NJ — On Sept. 8, the Archdiocese of Newark announced the release of its Synod on Synodality Synthesis Report, which captures the feedback and voices of more than 15,000 people across northern New Jersey, who convened online and at gatherings in parishes, schools, religious congregations and more since January 2022. The effort is the […]

Union College receives grant to support growing Hispanic population at the college

Union College receives grant to support growing Hispanic population at the college

CRANFORD, NJ — Union College of Union County is one of 12 institutions to receive a grant from Bank of America to elevate and accelerate the path for Hispanic students in targeted health care programs. The two-year, $220,000 grant will support Hispanic/Latino students pursuing careers in health care through the Progresando Initiative, a collaboration between […]